[This Day] An investigation by Amnesty International has revealed that children and women are exposed to sexual violence by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State.
[VOA] A court in Garowe, in northern Somalia, Saturday sentenced five male teenagers to death for the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Galkayo last month, officials said.
[Nation] As Kenyans marked the 62nd anniversary of the execution of liberation hero Dedan Kimathi Monday, fresh information has emerged about the push and pull on how to kill him after a colonial court had sentenced him to hang.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Lawyers for remanded former Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi, have written to Uganda Human Rights Commission, seeking its intervention into her fate and order Luzira prison administration to allow her see a private doctor following a miscarriage she suffered in custody about a fortnight ago.
[The Herald] Former president Robert Mugabe lost US$150 000 cash to employees at his rural home in Zvimba.
[News24Wire] The former Mozambique minister of finance Manuel Chang plans to fight tooth and nail against his extradition to the United States, and what he calls his “illegal detention” by South African authorities.
[Monitor] Former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has told a High court judge that she recently suffered a miscarriage while at Luzira Prison.
TUNISIA IS PERHAPS best known as the lone Arab-spring success story, a democracy in a region full of autocrats.
THE hotels of Adigrat, an entrepot near Ethiopia’s border with Eritrea, are always busy during Meskel, a feast celebrated annually by Orthodox Christians in both countries. But this time room prices have soared. Returning visitors reckon the numbers congregating in the city’s streets are twice those of previous years
[Deutsche Welle] In a surprise move, 2,140 prisoners including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire and musician Kizito Mihigo, have been released from jail.