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Zambia: former minister’s helicopter and hotel seized

Joseph Malanji

Zambia’s Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested former Foreign Affairs Minister, Joseph Malanji for alleged money-laundering activities. According to authorities, Mr Malanji was arrested for owning a hotel and procuring a helicopter suspected to be bought by proceeds of crime. “The hotel has since been seized together with the two …

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Uganda: exiled author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija faces arrest warrant

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

A Ugandan court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, an international award-winning author who fled to Germany last month. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija was arrested at the end of December and held for almost a month before he was charged with communications offences related to tweets that criticized President …

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Somalia: several dead in the attack on the main airport military base

Somalia: several dead in the attack on the main airport military base

A gunfight at the entrance to the international airport complex outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left at least eight people dead, local media reported. Aden Adde International Airport hosts peacekeepers, the offices of UN organisations and diplomatic missions. According to a police spokesman, five of the dead were foreigners, …

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