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Uganda rescues 29 Burundian girls, arrests five suspects in human-trafficking racket

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Ugandan police has rescued 29 Burundian girls and arrested five suspects involved in a human-trafficking racket in the east African country, a police spokesperson...
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Suhum Police arrests woman for allegedly torturing stepson

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Police in Suhum in the Eastern Region have arrested a 45-year-old woman, Beatrice Amo, for battering her 13 year old stepson for allegedly stealing...
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Tanzania arrests 135 immigrants over illegal fishing

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Tanzanian immigration authorities said on Thursday 135 illegal immigrants were arrested over illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika. Augustine Malembo, an officer with...
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Somali army arrests 4 al-Shabab militants in southern region

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The Somali National Army (SNA) backed by southwestern state forces arrested four al-Shabab militants on Wednesday in an operation in Awdinle, a town in...
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Malaysia reports 1,111 lockdown breach arrests for Sunday

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dpa/GNA - Alleged violations of Malaysia's pandemic lockdown rules prompted 1,111 arrests on Sunday, according to Defense Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. A third of...
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Myanmar military arrests six politicians as protests continue

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dpa/GNA – Myanmar's military has arrested at least six more members of the country's ousted government of de facto leader Aung San Suu...
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Arrests and charges as thousands join Vienna ‘coronavirus walk’

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dpa/GNA - Several people were arrested and charges were filed in 850 instances after thousands joined an unauthorized protest against coronavirus containment measures...
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Tanchara Koro community arrests 18 ‘galamsey’ operators

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Community members of Tanchara Koro in the Lawra Municipality of the Upper West Region have arrested a total of 18 illegal small scale miners...
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Uganda arrested 60 Rwandese, Congolese nationals over illegal entry

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Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals over illegal entry into the east African...
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Tesano Police arrests motorbike robber

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Imoro Shaibu has been arrested by the Tesano Police for allegedly attacking and robbing a man of his motorbike. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia...
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Tanzania arrests 42 people over attacks on police

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Simon Sirro, Tanzanian Police Chief, said on Tuesday that 42 people were arrested after allegedly attacking police officers who were overseeing distribution of...
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Uganda arrests travelers over fake COVID-19 certificates

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Uganda's aviation health authorities on Sunday arrested 24 travelers with fake COVID-19 certificates at Entebbe International Airport, aviation spokesperson said. Vianney Luggya, communications officer of...
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Morocco foils illegal immigration attempt, arrests 26

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Moroccan police foiled on Friday an illegal immigration attempt near the capital Rabat and arrested 26 would-be immigrants. The operation occurred off...
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Tanzania’s anti-graft body arrests 7 mineral dealers over smuggling claims

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Tanzania's anti-graft watchdog on Friday announced the arrest of seven top mineral dealers for their allegedly attempt to bribe senior government officials to...
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Uganda arrests security officers after fire guts country’s top university

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Ugandan police have arrested security officers who were on duty when a fire gutted Makerere University, Uganda's top university on early Sunday, a...

Morocco seizes 1 ton of cannabis, arrests 5

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Moroccan authorities arrested in the Mediterranean five people, including three Spanish and two Moroccans, over drug smuggling, while seizing one ton of cannabis,...
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Cambodia arrests 14,038 drug-related suspects in 8 months

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Cambodian authorities have arrested 14,038 drug-related suspects in 7,025 cases in the first eight months of this year, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department...
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Rwanda arrests Paul Rusesabagina as terror suspect

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The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) on Monday said Paul Rusesabagina, model for the starring role of the film Hotel Rwanda, was arrested for being...
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

Rwanda arrests Paul Rusesabagina as terror suspect

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The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) said it has arrested Paul Rusesabagina for being suspected of founding and sponsoring "terror outfits.. operating out of...
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Egypt arrests acting leader of outlawed Muslim Brotherhood

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Egyptian authorities have arrested the acting supreme guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, Mahmoud Ezzat, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement...
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Ethiopia arrests 33 suspected members of extremist groups in one year

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The Ethiopia National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Thursday disclosed it has arrested 33 suspected members of the extremist groups Islamic State...
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Lebanese judge arrests 3 additional suspects over Beirut’s explosions

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Lebanese judicial authorities arrested on Tuesday three additional suspects over the explosions of Beirut's port, making the total number of arrested people...
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Moroccan navy arrests 107 over illegal immigration

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Moroccan navy arrested 107 migrants in the Mediterranean who were trying to reach Spain. The migrants, including Asians and Sub-Saharans, were aboard...
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Uganda arrests four poachers over killing of famous silverback mountain gorilla

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Uganda has arrested four poachers over the killing of a famous silverback mountain gorilla in the southwestern district of Kisoro, a state run...
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Morocco arrests 47 illegal immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa

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The Moroccan authorities have arrested 47 illegal immigrants in the White Beach, southern the Atlantic city of Agadir, official news agency reported Saturday. ...
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Zambia arrests 7 people for trafficking over 4 tons of cannabis, including foreigners

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Anti-drug authorities in Zambia on Thursday arrested seven people for trafficking in over 4 tons of cannabis. The seven were arrested in the eastern part...
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Tunisia arrests 107 illegal immigrants off southeast coast

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Tunisia has foiled an illegal immigration attempts to cross the Mediterranean toward the Italian coast, the interior ministry said Monday. The Tunisian...
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South Africa arrests farmer for knowingly spreading foot and mouth disease

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The South African police have arrested a farmer for knowingly spreading the foot and mouth disease (FMD), said the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform...
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Malawi anti-graft body arrests business magnate over judge bribing

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Malawi has arrested business magnate Thom Mpinganjira, FDH Bank CEO, in connection with alleged attempts to bribe Judges handling...

PAC arrests two Finance officers for deceit

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Monday ordered the arrest of two officers of the Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly for not being...