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Allegations Against Henry Banda Are Not Credible, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

Allegations Against Henry Banda Are Not Credible, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

Responding to statements made this week by officials of the Zambian Government demanding the return of Henry Banda, the son of former President Rupiah Banda, lawyer Robert Amsterdam has criticised a fundamental lack of credibility to the state’s case given its irregular and unlawful abuse of process.

US. Deports Rwandan Woman Condemned of Genocide

US. Deports Rwandan Woman Condemned of Genocide

The head of the Genocide Fugitive Tracking Unit, Jean Bosco Siboyintore disclosed that Mukeshimana deportation from USA to Rwanda is a success to the Rwandan Justice. “Now Mukeshimana is in 1930 Kigali Prison,”Siboyintore confirmed Siboyintore. “We have been following Mukeshimana. She flew out of the country in 2005 aware that Gacaca would start. In December […]

Botswana unions go to court over fired public workers

Botswana unions go to court over fired public workers

(InformAfrica) — Botswana labour unions have asked a court to force the government to reinstate nearly 2,600 public services workers fired during the country’s first national strike in April, an official said Friday.

Tunisia court postpones trials of Ben Ali aides

Tunisia court postpones trials of Ben Ali aides

(InformAfrica) — A Tunis court on Monday postponed until October 10 two trials of associates of Tunisia’s ousted president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, concerning trafficking in visas and in archeological treasures.

Trial of Rwandan opposition figure to open Monday

Trial of Rwandan opposition figure to open Monday

(InformAfrica) — The trial of Rwandan opposition figure Victoire Ingabire, an outspoken critic of the country’s leadership and charged with fomenting insecurity and promoting ethnic divisions, opens here Monday.

Brothers of Togo leader appear in court for ‘coup plot’

Brothers of Togo leader appear in court for ‘coup plot’

(InformAfrica) — Two half-brothers of Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe along with 30 others appeared in court for the first time Thursday over an alleged 2009 coup plot, but the case was immediately suspended.

Congo militiaman claims innocence before world crimes court

Congo militiaman claims innocence before world crimes court

(InformAfrica) — Former Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga proclaimed his innocence Friday before the world crimes court’s first trial where he faces war crimes charges for recruiting child soldiers.

Trial begins of DR Congo driver in mining scam

Trial begins of DR Congo driver in mining scam

(InformAfrica) — The trial of a local driver who works for the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, accused of illegally trying to export minerals, has begun, a judicial official said Tuesday.

Mauritanian court to rule in slavery case

Mauritanian court to rule in slavery case

(InformAfrica) — A Mauritanian court will rule in the case of nine anti-slavery activists accused of “rebellion” on August 22, a judicial source said on Thursday.

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