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Africans Use UN Platform to Pile Pressure on US Over Zimbabwe Sanctions

The 77th United Nations General Assembly has provided a perfect platform for African

Equatorial Guinea abolishes death penalty

The death penalty has been abolished in Equatorial Guinea, according to a

Rights activists slam Tunisia plans to jail people spreading ‘false news’

Chapter 24 of the Information and Communication Crimes Law, which was issued

Court Orders Re-trial of Man Serving 20 Years in Jail For Defiling Step-daughter

A case where a man was charged with multiple sexual offences and

Nigeria signs new law to boost inheritance of women

A new measure has been signed into law in southern Nigeria’s Rivers

Senzo Meyiwa trial: Tumelo Madlala contradicts himself on the stand

Tumelo Madlala, the state’s third witness, contradicted himself about when and where

Human Right Council Massively Renew Support For Morocco’s Territorial Integrity

The Support Group for the Territorial Integrity of Morocco in Geneva, made

US teenager who killed alleged rapist sentenced

A US teenager who stabbed her alleged rapist to death has been sentenced by

UN says 50 million people worldwide stuck in ‘modern slavery’

The number of people trapped in forced labour or forced marriage and

Amnesty International slams Nigerian police, demands widower’s trial

Amnesty International Nigeria has described the continuous detention of a widower, Benard