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2012-02-21 16:12:02 Major Breakthrough in the Case of Conakry Stadium Massacre [FIDH] Our organisations welcome the indictment of Lieutenant-Colonel Moussa Tiegboro Camara for his suspected role in the serious Human Rights violations committed on 28 September 2009 in the Conakry Stadium. Lieutenant-Colonel Camara, who holds a ministerial position and is presently Director of the National Agency for fighting drug trafficking, organised crime and terrorism, testified at length today by the examining magistrates in charge of the case.

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Sunday, 08-02-15, 12:00Habre's Tactics Mimic Script of Former Rulers[The Conversation Africa] There is more to former Chadian President Hissène Habré's disruption of the opening of his trial in Dakar than meets the eye. He faces various charges including the politically motivated murders of at least 40,000 people.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 11:21Over 20 Al Shabab Members Surrender to Somalia Officials[Shabelle] The Somalia government troops launched an operation that nabbed at least 80 people in connection with Al Shabab members in Bakol region, officials said.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 11:10PM At Bedside of Poet Sghaier Ouled Ahmed[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Prime Minister Habib Essid Saturday visited poet Mohamed Seghaier Ouled Ahmed at home to inquire after his health and wished him prompt recovery.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 10:42Zambia Qualify to Senegal 2015 Under-23 Tournament[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Under-23 national team qualified to the Senegal 2015 African championships thanks to the heroics of goalie Toaster Nsabata.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 10:00In South Africa Childhood Hunger and Obesity Live Side By Side[The Conversation Africa] There is a bizarre paradox at work in South Africa: children are either going hungry or are eating too much of the wrong foods. This means that over and under nutrition co-exist. Both phenomena are extremely harmful for children's physical and mental development and long term health.

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