Nigeria needs judges to handle criminal cases, Group cries out
13 July 2019 | 7:00 am
Worried by the delay in the dispensation of justice in criminal cases, some stakeholders have advocated for the appointment of more Judges to handle criminal cases in Nigeria.
21 Jan 2022
Former Pope Benedict XVI failed to act over four child abuse cases when he was archbishop of Munich, a German probe into the Catholic Church has alleged. ... But a new report into historical abuse allegations carried out by a German law firm incriminated the former pontiff.
2 Feb 2022
A US federal judge in Georgia said she did not agree with the terms of the plea deal for the McMichaels, who killed Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 while he was jogging. Arbery's parents also denounced the plea agreement.
14 Feb 2022
A judge in Canada has ordered protesters to stop blocking a bridge between Canada and the US city of Detroit. The dayslong demonstration has snarled trade and sparked worries from Washington.
21 Feb 2022
Authorities in Hong Kong have called in building teams to construct isolation units as hospitals there grapple with a new spike in cases. Meanwhile, Australia is opening to tourists once again. DW has the latest.
23 Feb 2022
Hong Kong is facing its toughest test yet in its "Dynamic Zero Covid" strategy. The number of cases this year is now higher than the number of infections seen in both 2020 and 2021. The city's health system is under pressure, suffering from a lack of hospital beds, inadequate testing capacities and over-strained quarantine centers. But the health crisis is turning political. For more on this, we turn to Jean-Pierre Cabestan, a political scientist at Hong Kong Baptist University.
25 Feb 2022
South Korea's prime minister has asked people to not "panic" as the country sees a record high in daily COVID-19 infections. Meanwhile, Hong Kong will test its entire population in March. DW has the latest.
20 Mar 2022
A Honduran judge authorized on Wednesday the extradition of former president Juan Orlando Hernandez to the United States on drug-trafficking and firearms charges, a decision his defense said it will appeal.
19 Mar 2022
Legal practitioners, Barr. Festus Ogun and Barr. Inigehe Effiong speaks to GuardianTV about the judgment delivered last week by the Federal High Court in Abuja sacking the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi on his defection from the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress about a year ago.
24 Mar 2022
South Africa has eased rules on travel to the country, where the omicron variant was first identified in November. Meanwhile, China's most-populous city, Shanghai, reports record COVID-19 cases.
3 Apr 2022
A federal judge has found it "more likely than not" that Donald Trump illegally tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The judge ordered John Eastman, a Trump lawyer, to turn over emails to investigators.
10 Apr 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted last year of helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls for years. The British socialite called for a new trial after it was revealed that a juror failed to disclose their past abuse.
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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President over the failure to reverse what it describes as unlawful and unjust increase in electricity tariff.
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American soul and blues singer Lee Fields has worked with some of the biggest artists in music, from Kool & the Gang to Martin Solveig. Now in his seventh decade, he's still releasing fantastic songs with a voice that pulls all kinds of heartstrings.