Nigeria:’Rape Conviction Review Aimed At Discouraging Perpetrators’

[Daily Trust] Kano -The National Human Rights Commission has described the upward review of conviction on rape from a minimum of three years and maximum of 14 years imprisonment to minimum of 14 years and maximum of life sentence in Kano as a measure to discourage the crime.

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Ethiopia:South African University Honours Health Minister

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A South African university has lauded an Ethiopian health minister, Dr Amir Hagos, for the country’s “amazing progress in a number of sectors, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, and human resource development”.

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Nigeria:Council Boss Faults Imposition of Curfew in Plateau

[Guardian] Jos -Following a misunderstanding between suspected herdsmen and Irigwe community of Bassa local government of Plateau State, which led to imposition of curfew in the area, eight people were arrested yesterday by troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Jos.

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Nigeria:Israel, Nigeria Partner on Education of Children With Special Needs

[This Day] Abuja -The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel in Abuja, Nadav Goren, has disclosed of plans to collaborate with Nigeria in building capacity for the education of children suffering from autism and other disabilities.

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