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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:20:57 GMT
Tanzania:South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
[News24Wire] The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:04:26 GMT
South Africa:High Court Outlaws Corporal Punishment At Home
[This is Africa] Greetings from South Africa, where the South Gauteng High Court ruling has declared parents will no longer be allowed to spank their children. Corporal punishment has previously been outlawed as a punishment in the justice system or ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:36:46 GMT
Zimbabwe:VP Mnangagwa's Opposition Links Challenged
[Zimbabwe Standard] A former Central Intelligence Organisation operative who tried to spearhead a Zanu PF splinter party over a decade ago claims Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was not involved in the project.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:24:26 GMT
Malawi:Zambian Man Handed 21-Year Jail Term for Human Trafficking
[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -Mchinji second grade magistrate on Thursday sentenced a Zambian national Gift Zulu (26) to 21 years imprisonment with hard labor for human trafficking.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:23:00 GMT
Zimbabwe:Police Block 1980s Massacre Commemoration
[New Zimbabwe] Kezi -Police here on Saturday bared Zapu President Dumiso Dabengwa from attending a Gukurahundi atrocities commemoration.

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