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Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

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At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland...

Number of women in jail soars, despite global push to cut...

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The number of women in jail globally has soared by 17% in a decade, despite leaders’ pledges to put fewer women behind bars for...

Mozambicans jailed for rhino poaching

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Lengthy prison sentences for two convicted rhino poachers indicate Mozambique is serious about zero-tolerance for wildlife crimes, Southern African conservation NGO the Peace Parks...

Jail for Egyptian activist

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A court sentenced one of Egypt's best-known activists Ahmed Douma to 15 years'jail for rioting and attacking security forces in 2011, judicial sources said....

SANDF soldier who killed girlfriend in DRC jailed for 20 years

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The Court of Military Appeal has upheld a 20 year prison sentence for Private Elias Mogaki who shot and killed his girlfriend...

South Sudan soldiers sentenced for 2016 murder, rape

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A South Sudanese military court sentenced 10 soldiers to prison for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a...

Attempt to set up jihad cell in Senegal ends in jail

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Senegal sentenced 13 people to prison for attempting to establish a home-grown jihadist cell modelled on Boko Haram. About 30 Senegalese were...

Anti-Egypt Facebook post earns jail sentence

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A Lebanese tourist arrested for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight...

Jail sentence for Moroccan protest leader

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The Moroccan leader of protests over economic and social problems in the Rif region and Al Hoceima was sentenced to 20 years...

Former Congo Republic army chief sentenced to jail

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A court in Congo Republic sentenced ex-army chief and opposition presidential candidate Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko to 20 years in prison on charges...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...