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Spy chiefs want legal immunity for Africa’s big shots

African countries want all arrest warrants and pending legal proceedings against the continent’s dignitaries suspended indefinitely. The recommendation from the meeting of spy chiefs from 51 African states concerns both indictments and pending suits from individual countries applying the Universal Jurisdiction and the International Criminal Court (ICC) - African Review

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Deaths and detentions in Ethiopia as protests flare

The Oromo and Amhara together make up the majority of Ethiopia’s population and claim they suffer discrimination in favour of ethnic Tigrayans, who they say occupy the key jobs in the government and security forces - Al Jazeera