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16 Dec
Will Jacob Zuma return to prison? South Africa's highest court orders the former president to be re-incarcerated after setting aside an earlier decision to release him on medical parole. Meanwhile, the country records close to 27,000 new Covid-19 cases, an all-time record. Plus, European football clubs say they may not release their African players to take part in the Africa Cup of Nations, amid fears surrounding the tournament's Covid-19 health protocol.
3 Nov
A British woman has won her case after she paid significantly higher taxes than Australian locals while employed as a waitress on a working holiday visa.
27 Oct
Washington has appealed a ruling that kept WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from being sent to the US, where he faces espionage charges and potentially a lifetime in prison.
3 Feb 2020
Mrs. Maryam Sanda, who was on Monday sentenced to death by hanging for killing her husband, will appeal the judgment, a member of his legal team has confirmed. Justice Yusuf Halilu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had given her the maximum sentence for killing her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu Bello.
27 Jan 2020
Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has sentenced Mariam Sanda to death by hanging.
14 Jun 2019
Scenes of joy fill the High Court of Botswana and surrounding areas following a ruling in favour of decriminalising homosexuality. The High Court had been petitioned by an anonymous person, identified only by initials LM for security reasons, who had challenged sections 164 and 167 of the penal code.
26 May 2019
Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results.
17 Apr 2019
A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama has issued a production warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) with an order to formally produce before the court, a former National Security Adviser, Com. Sambo Dasuki to continue trial.
18 Jan 2019
Justice Modupe Osho-Adebiyi of a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu has fixed January 30, 2019, to rule on a bail application filed by Emeka Ugwuonye who is standing trial on several charges including alleged murder of Charity Aiyedogbon, a businesswoman.
19 May 2018
The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the invasion of a High Court in Rivers state.
8 Feb 2017
Madonna has been granted permission to adopt two more children from Malawi after the country's High Court gave its approval.

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