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African journalist candid talk with Philippines’ anti -drug police

By Wamoyi M. Mercie   In the recent past Philippines, the second populous nation after Indonesia within the vast South East Asia has been in the spotlight over extra judicial killings of...

3 Tanzanians arrested with drugs in Kenya

Kenyan police on Friday arrested three Tanzanian nationals and seized heroin worth over 900,000 U.S. dollars at the common border in Lunga Lunga in the coastal town of Kwale. The drugs weighing 30 kilograms were seized by a team of...

Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

The office of Indonesia's ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict last year, an official said on Friday. Humphrey Jefferson was still seeking clemency from President Joko Widodo at the time of...

Tanzanian president cranks up anti-drugs war, gives security agents marching orders

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Sunday ordered the east African nation's defence and security forces to step up war on drugs with full force. President Magufuli who doubles as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces made the order shortly...
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Six killed in rebel attack on eastern DR Congo

Rebels again attacked a city at the center of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, killing at least six...
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Court jails Sudan’s Omar al Bashir for corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation...

Twins who married same man for 9 years now divorced, waiting for one man to love them both

Meet Owami and Olwethu Siko, the twins from Gauteng, South Africa who were once married to the same man, TV director Mzukiseni Mzazi when...

Bosnia to release table tennis players to Nigeria

Bosnian authorities have told the BBC that two Nigerian students who were wrongfully deported to Bosnia from Croatia will soon be sent home, but...

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a "pleasure yacht" to enlisting a Canadian firm to recruit Sudanese fighters -- Libya's warring parties...