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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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The Ethiopian maid who tried to kill her sponsor’s three children with a machete has reportedly confessed to the crime. Dubai Attorney General Issam Issa Al Humaidan said she had admitted that the attack on the two girls and one boy was premeditated. She is alleged to have poured boiling water and re...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2014
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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of cr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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By Awol K Allo, Aljazeera In Ethiopia, Muslim leaders are facing an unjust trial for crimes they did not commit. Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 14:06 Awol K Allo Awol K. Allo is a Fellow in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. A high profile trial against protest leaders –...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Tony Osborg While it is without doubt that majority of Nigerians have agreed probably for the first on a particular topic and have condemned homosexuality on certain grounds, only few, I mean very few persons and groups have given sufficient reasons to back up their opposition against homosexualit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2014
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The chair of gay rights group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, faced court on Monday as the organisation is accused of failing to register itself. Martha Tholanah, also a co-director of GALZ, was accused of operating the organisation without registering it under the Private and Voluntary Organisations ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by Abiola Akintunde Rape according to Wikipedia is “a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without the person’s consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 24th, 2013
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Editors of Ethiopian Observer The killings, torture or inhuman treatment of fellow Ethiopians and the deaf ear of the West that claims they have the highest regard for Humanity, seems to have lost their collective conscience. What is happening in Saudi Arabia against Ethiopians gruesome torture, rape...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2013
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The gluttonous and corrupt African tyrants are raising their voice again against the international criminal court (ICC). They are preaching us that ICC is an unjust institution which hunts only Africans. I do not think Africans would have any problem if this claim came from people other than African ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2013
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AN Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced Mr Innocent Eze to eight years in jail for raping a 12-year-old pupil in Ijan-Ekiti community in Gboyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Eze could not prove his innocence before the court, following an incident for which he was arrested and charged to court ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar In my recent article, “Proven wrong,” I suggested that the way South Sudan can improve by at least one point next year in the failed states grading is to target at least two issues that make it a failed state and improve on them. I did not offer the strategies that […]...