South Africa: Life Imprisonment for Raping His Daughter

[SAPS] Ulundi Regional Court convicted and sentenced a 41-year-old father to life imprisonment for raping his 13-year-old daughter. The accused was sentenced on Thursday, 9 May 2019 after the magistrate heard how he repeatedly raped the victim over a period.

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Cameroon: Top U.S. Official Reveals Behind the Scenes Talks on Anglophone Crisis

[allAfrica] “My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering,” said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year political crisis in North West and South West

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Nigeria: Desperation to Hold Power Fuels Conflict, Says Jonathan

[Guardian] Abuja -”There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.”

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South Sudan: Respond to ‘Legitimate Grievances’ of Sudanese People, UN Human Rights Experts Urge, Following Protests

[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.

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