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Former Sudan foreign minister ordered arrested

The Sudanese prosecutor’s office ordered the arrest of former foreign minister Ali Karti for his role in the 1989 coup which brought Omar al-Bashir...

Retired Ugandan general arrested

Ugandan police arrested a retired general planning to stand for president on suspicion he sought support from neighbouring Rwanda to remove President Yoweri Museveni. Henry...

Man arrested for false bomb threat

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Gauteng police arrested a man after an alleged bomb threat at Menlyn Maine shopping centre, east of Pretoria. In a statement, Brooklyn police...

Ex-World Bank economist faces insurgency charges in South Sudan

A former World Bank economist whose detention in South Sudan caused an international outcry was one of seven men charged with insurgency and sabotage,...

Advisor to Niger official arrested in Guinea Bissau drug bust

A man arrested in Guinea Bissau following the seizure of nearly 800 kg of cocaine from a fish truck is an adviser to the...

Suspected al Qaeda leader arrested

Libyan authorities arrested a suspected al Qaeda leader who fled from Derna, once a jihadist bastion, a source in the attorney general’s office said. Abdel...

Robow arrested and beaten – claim

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A former Islamist militant in Somalia running for a regional presidency, putting him at odds with the central government, was arrested and beaten, precipitating...

Former top Ethiopian intelligence boss arrested

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Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief was arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said, the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses...

Egyptian author arrested

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Egyptian police arrested the author of a book about Egypt's economy on charges of publishing false news, security sources and the author's...

Anjouan Comoros governor under house arrest

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Authorities in Comoros placed the governor of strife-torn Anjouan Island under house arrest on charges of instigating unrest in the province, as...

Ethiopia arrests regional boss accused of rights abuses

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Police in Ethiopia arrested the disgraced former head of the eastern Somali region on charges of human rights abuses and stoking ethnic...

Bosnian arrested in connection with 2106 Tunisian assassination

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Croatian police arrested a Bosnian citizen who may be extradited to Tunisia over alleged involvement in the killing of a Tunisian in...

Congolese refuges arrested

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Rwandan police arrested 23 Congolese refugees after officials were pelted with stones, authorities said after two days of clashes in which a...

Suspected Boko Haram attacker arrested in Germany

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A 27-year-old Nigerian suspected of being a Boko Haram member and killing people in Nigeria during attacks on schools and a village...

Dozens of migrants arrested in Libya

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Authorities in eastern Libya said arrested and said they would deport 81 migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who escaped from smugglers...

Egyptian activists detained for protesting Red Sea islands transfer

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A court in Alexandria ordered the detention of leading rights activist Mahienour el-Massry over charges of illegally protesting in June against the...

Suspected Islamist arrested near Tunis parliament building

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A suspected Islamist militant was arrested after wounding two policemen in a knife attack near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia's interior...

Ivory Coast parliamentary aide arrested

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Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons...

Zimbabwe protest pastor on trial

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Zimbabwe on Monday put on trial an activist pastor accused of attempting to subvert government a charge that carries up to 20...

Supporters of jailed Rwandan opposition man arrested

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Rwandan police arrested supporters of jailed opposition figure Victoire Ingabire who they said were planning to join an armed group in a...

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