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Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 activist pastor 💪🏻 acquitted 👏 of inciting violence

****Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire said Friday he had been acquitted of inciting public violence, but he remains on trial for allegedly trying to subvert President Robert Mugabe's government.

The violence charge arose from a June meeting at Zimbabwe's main university where he was addressing student doctors who were on …

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Nigeria's 🇳🇬 Boko Haram trials ⚖ to be held behind closed doors 🚪

Trials of Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria will take place behind closed doors with no media present, a justice ministry official with knowledge of the matter told AFP on Friday.

The move was made on security grounds following discussions between the government and the Department of State Services intelligence agency …

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North Korea’s Military Is Getting Millions Of New Volunteers

As talks of an all-out war with the United States rage on, 4.7 million patriotic “students and workers,” including more than a million women, have volunteered to join the North Korean military. At least, that’s what the North Korean state-controlled media said Sept. 28.

The country, which only …

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Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll into Barcelona to defend vote

Columns of tractors waving the lone-star flag of Catalan independence are converging on the region's towns to defend Sunday's banned referendum. Supporters cheered as a column of vehicles, dubbed a Tractorada, rolled into the capital, Barcelona, streaming past the famous Sagrada Familia church.

Catalan leaders have finally revealed the ballot …

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Mugabe to whites: What's not yours will never be yours

President Robert Mugabe says whites came to Zimbabwe and wanted to make it their own, ignoring the fact that "what is not yours will never be yours". The 93-year-old president was speaking at a funeral on Thursday at which he hailed the resistance fight by the likes of former vice …

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Dozens presumed dead in shipwreck involving Rohingya Muslims

The UN migration agency said on Friday that more than 60 people are either confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims who were fleeing from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh.

Spokesman Joel Millman of the International Organisation for Migration told reporters …

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Cameroon bans pro-independence rallies in Anglophone area

Cameroon has banned public meetings and travel in a mainly English-speaking region ahead of a protest to demand independence for the area. The South-West region's border with Nigeria has also been shut to block "infiltration" by people threatening Cameroon's unity, officials said.

Pro-independence marches have been planned for Sunday, the …

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UN Security Council finally losing patience with Myanmar

In the past four weeks over half a million Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee Myanmar to escape an orchestrated campaign of violence described by the UN as "ethnic cleansing."

But it wasn't until Thursday that the UN Security Council held its first public meeting on the situation in …

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