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Prisoner release in Afghanistan

The Afghan government released 100 Taliban prisoners as a first step of a peace process with the hard-line Islamists, despite the group’s suspension of...

Sudan releases prisoners

Sudan released 4 217 prisoners on Wednesday as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SUNA said, citing a health ministry...

Ethiopia offering amnesty to recently released political prisoners

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Ethiopia passed a law granting amnesty to recently released political prisoners reversing decades of security-obsessed rule. The law is in line with...

Ethiopia releases prisoners in eastern Somali region

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Ethiopia released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after government declared a...

Ivory Coast prisoners on the run

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Close to 100 prisoners escaped from prison in central Ivory Coast on Sunday in one of many security breaches in the West...

Norwegian released from DR Congo jail

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A Norwegian jailed for life in Democratic Republic of Congo for murder and espionage has been freed and returned to Norway, the...

Ninety-eight Jammeh-era prisoners released in Gambia

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Gambian authorities have released 98 prisoners, mostly from the notorious Mile 2 prison, an Interior Ministry spokesman said, as the country seeks...

UN calls for prisoner release in Gambia ahead of December poll

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The senior UN regional official for West Africa on Thursday called for the release of dozens of political prisoners in Gambia as...

UN demands release of political prisoners in DR Congo

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Thursday called for the release of people he considers political prisoners in Democratic Republic...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...