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Mozambique: Two Ivory Traffickers Arrested

2024-07-12 17:35:49
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's National Criminal Investigation Service (Sernic) has announced that on Tuesday it aborted an attempted sale of two elephant tusks in Pemba, capital of the northern province of Cabo Delgado. Source
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Ghana: Submission to the UN Committee On the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

2024-07-12 17:26:30
[HRW] We write in advance of the 31st session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ("the Committee") and its review of Ghana.[1] This submission highlights areas of concern that Human Rights Watch hopes will inform the Committee's consideration of Ghana's compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). It focuses on the shackling of persons with psychosocial disabilities and relates to Ghana's overall obligations towards the CRPD, including articles 4, 5, Source
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Gambia: High Court Dismisses Yankuba Darboe's Appeal in Sedition Trial

2024-07-12 17:19:24
[Foroyaa] The Kanifing High Court on Thursday dismissed Yankuba Darboe's appeal in his sedition trial. The Chairman of Brikama Area Council ((BAC) was dissatisfied with the decision of Magistrate Thomasi of the Banjul Magistrate's Court, who ruled that he (Darboe) has a case to answer. Source
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Eswatini: Eswatini-Belarus Ties Spark Health Care Advances

2024-07-12 16:29:28
[VOA] Mbabane, Eswatini -- Eswatini, in an ambitious bid to overhaul its health care system, is partnering with Belarus, paving the way for what officials in the southern African nation hope will be increased access to critical medicines, and the sharing of expertise between Belarusian and Eswatini health care professionals. Source
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West Africa: Sahel Confederation - Sustaining Its Challenge of the Regional Order

2024-07-12 16:28:28
[Premium Times] On 6th July 2024, the military heads of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger convened for the inaugural summit of the Confederation of the Sahel States (AES). They once again clearly enunciated their total commitment to protecting their sovereignty and security while combatting neo-colonialism. The three Sahel leaders had come to power through military coups between 2020 and 2023, said they wanted to take the Alliance, set up in September 2023, a step further by establishing it as a confederation. The Source