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Ethiopia: Swedish journalists' co-accused jailed

Map of EthiopiaThe Ethiopian High Court on Friday sentenced two fighters from a rebel group who were arrested alongside two Swedish journalists to 17 years in jail.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 November 2011 16:31

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Ethiopian court says journalists not members of terrorist group

Map of EthiopiaThe Ethiopian High Court has ruled that evidence submitted in the terrorism case against two Swedish journalists does not prove that they were  members of a rebel movement.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 21:50

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Uganda MP says anti gay bill must be debated

Map of UgandaUgandan Member of Parliament, David Bahati, widely credited with having drafted the controversial Anti-homosexuality Bill, has said that he will continue pushing for the enactment of the disputed law despite pressure from donor countries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 18:42

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Ethiopian court to rule in Swedish journalists’ case

Map of EthiopiaAn Ethiopian court will on Thursday rule on whether a video allegedly linking two Swedish journalists to terrorism charges can be submitted as evidence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 17:42

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A tough day for Ugandan opposition leader Besigye

Photo/ReutersProminent Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested on Monday as he took part in the "walk to work" protests.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 October 2011 17:24

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Anti-gay Ugandan group against death penalty for homosexuals

Map of UgandaA Ugandan lobby group that opposes homosexuality is challenging a 2009 Bill that proposes the death penalty for gays.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 October 2011 12:56

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