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Moscow Court Sentences Activist Kara-Murza to 25 Years in Jail

The Moscow City Court has delivered the highest sentence possible to Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian journalist, opposition politician, human rights activist, and one of the Kremlin’s most outspoken opponents, after finding him guilty of treason and spreading “fake news” about the Russian Army.

Uganda’s Roofing Sheets Saga: Second Minister Charged Over the Theft

Uganda’s Minister of Planning Amos Lugoloobi became on Monday the second government minister to be charged in relation to the theft of 14,500 metal roofing sheets that were supposed to be distributed to the poor but ended up in the hands of senior government officials. In this case, on the roof the minister’s goat shed.

Targeted Killings on the Rise in South Africa

Targeted killings and professional hitmen are in high demand in South Africa, according to a Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) report, which examines how violence has festered as a monetizable commodity over the past two decades.