South Africa: ‘More Than 1,000 People Arrested Since Army’s Arrival in Western Cape’

[News24Wire] Police Minister Bheki Cele says work done by the South African Police Service (SAPS), together with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), in gang-ridden areas in the Western Cape has resulted in more than 1 000 arrests.

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Malawi: Police Chief Tells Human Rights Body to Suspend Protests

[Nyasa Times] Inspector General of Malawi police Rodney Jose has told Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) to suspend demonstrations pushing for the resignation of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansa, saying both the police and organisers have failed to protect lives and property of people when the protests turn violent.

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Nigeria: Exam Body Releases 2019 Results With 64% Pass Rate

[This Day] The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), yesterday announced it was withholding 180,205 candidates results, representing 11.33 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination but said the 2019 results showed a marked improvement from that of last year with 64 per cent pass by candidates.

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Zimbabwe: Concern Over State Spies On Spooky Cybercrime Panel

[Zimbabwe Independent] Civic society organisations have raised grave concerns over the involvement of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), among other security organs, on the committee which will be responsible for enforcing the Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill.

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