Uganda:Govt Bans Ministers From Seeking Treatment Overseas

[Monitor] Kampala -All patients, including Members of Parliament, who require taxpayers’ money for lifesaving treatment abroad, will soon have to look elsewhere for funds after Cabinet resolved to compel public officials who need specialised care to seek the required services from a private facility on Entebbe Road.

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Africa:Migrants in Libya Face Rising Threat From ‘Stronger’ Gangs and Traffickers

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Migrants in Libya face the greatest danger in years of being trafficked, exploited or enslaved by armed groups and criminal gangs – which are becoming stronger – as Europe clamps down on migration, the United Nations and analysts said on Tuesday.

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Nigeria: Malabu Scandal – Ex-Attorney General Adoke Got $2.2 Million – Crimes Commission

[Premium Times] A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Bello Adoke, allegedly exchanged more than $2.2 million in a bureau de change in Abuja as part of his share in the controversial $1.1 billion Malabu Oil deal, court documents show.

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Africa: Thousands Rescued in Mediterranean, 10 Bodies Recovered

[VOA] At least 10 bodies were recovered Saturday from a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast, the Italian coast guard said. Fifteen operations were conducted during the day, rescuing 2,100 migrants — almost twice as many as Friday, when 1,200 people were rescued.

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