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Journalists in Myanmar sentenced to jail by military court

A court of the military junta in Myanmar has sentenced two journalists to two years in jail each after reporting on the anti-military protests. The...
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Motorbike repairer jailed 15 years over causing harm and robbery

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A motorbike repairer who stabbed a mason in the abdomen before robbing him of his mobile phone at Pure water, near Ashongman, has been...
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“If You pay a Kidnappers Ransom, you’ll go to jail!”

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An article by Tony Ogunlowo NIgeria is a funny and strange country to live in and the lawmakers are even stranger making you think whether...
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Trader jailed ten months for defrauding

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A 27-year-old trader who defrauded someone of his GH₵17,800.00, has been sentenced to ten months imprisonment by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Court. Precious Ellen...
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Hong Kong court sentences Jimmy Lai and other activists to jail

A court has dealt a new blow to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, sentencing several opposition figures and activists to up to 18 months in...
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Student gets 10 years for defiling 18 month-old twin sisters

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A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) student, Patrick Nyarkoh who defiled 18-month-old twin-sisters at Nsuta in the Assin South District of the Central Region...

Farmer arrested for attempting to break jail in Akumanda

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Mr. Sumailla Dauda, 26-year-old farmer of Akumadan, has been charged by the police for attempting to break jail at Akumanda Police Cells of the...
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Driver and his mate jailed for assaulting a passenger

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A driver and his mate who assaulted a passenger on board their vehicle, have been sentenced to a total of four years imprisonment by...
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19 year old to spend 22 years in jail for robbery

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An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 19-year-old man to 22 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery. Evans Asante, who also stabbed his victim,...
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Turkey sentences 32 to life in jail for failed coup in 2016

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A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced 32 people, including former soldiers, to life in jail for their involvement in the 2016 defeated coup,...
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Pakistani court orders release of suspect in murder of US journalist

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A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the release of a British-Pakistani man convicted for the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl. The...
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Australian right-wing extremist sentenced to 12-year jail over terror plot

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An Australian man who planned acts of terrorism on "Muslims and lefties" in the city of Melbourne was sentenced to 12-year jail on...
Political Vigilantism

Engage in electoral offense and risk going to jail – Youth advised

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Dr Serebour Quaicoe, the Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday said actions such as tampering with a ballot...
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Jail the disqualified Presidential aspirants who forged documents

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A cross section of the public in Ho are calling on the Electoral Commission (EC) to arrest, prosecute and possibly jail the disqualified presidential...
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Cameroon court jails five soldiers for killing women and children

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A military court in Cameroon on Monday found five soldiers guilty of killing two women and their two small children. Four of the accused received...
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Ex-world athletics chief Diack convicted in Paris graft trial

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A Paris court on Wednesday sentenced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack to jail time for corruption linked to doping by mainly Russian athletes...
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Former Shaanxi vice governor sentenced to 13 years in jail for accepting bribes

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Chen Guoqiang, former vice governor of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, was on Tuesday sentenced by a local court in north China's Tianjin Municipality to...
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Tanzania’s unregistered drone operators risk six-month jail terms

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The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) warned on Monday that operators of unregistered drones faced the risk of a six-month jail term or a...
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Former CEO of Angola sovereign fund gets five years in jail

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The former CEO of Angola sovereign fund, Jose Filomeno dos Santos was sentenced to five years in prison by the supreme court on Friday. Jose...
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Two jailed 40 years for robbery

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Two persons who robbed a family at gun point and made away with their household items at Amasaman have been sentenced to a 20...
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Morocco threatens heavy fine, jail for not wearing mask in public

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Morocco warned on Saturday that anyone who refuses to wear a mask in public could face a maximum fine of 140 U.S. dollars or...
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Court jails three illegal miners

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The Enchi District Magistrate court presided over by Mr Eric Baah Boateng has convicted a Ghanaian and two Guineans to a total of 54...
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Teenager gets five years in jail for causing harm

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The Nkawie circuit court has sentenced an 18-year-old unemployed man, who attacked and stabbed a community police assistant at Toase in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South...
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French ex-PM Fillon sentenced to jail for fake job

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French former prime minister Francois Fillon, convicted of embezzlement of public funds by creating a fake job for his wife, was sentenced to...
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Mobile money thief to serve 18 months in jail

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Valis Dadzie, a 22 year old unemployed man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in hard labour by a Cape Coast Circuit Court...
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Court jails teacher six years for causing harm

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A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 42- year- old teacher to six years imprisonment in hard labour for causing harm. The accused, Ekow-...

3 Tanzanian prisoners killed in failed escape attempt

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At least three prisoners have been killed by citizens in northwest Tanzania after their attempt to escape from jail was aborted, police said on...
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Egypt court sentences 16 to 7-25 years over 2013 violence

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An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday 16 people to seven to 25 years in jail for committing acts of violence following the ouster of...

South Korea’s appellate court sentences ex-president Lee to 17 years in jail over corruption

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A South Korean appellate court on Wednesday sentenced former President Lee Myung-bak to 17 years in jail over a set of corruptions, including bribery...
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Two young men go to jail for theft

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Two young men from Yiwabra in the Aowin Municipality who stole a motorbike and sold it for GHc2,800.00 have been sentenced to a total...