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Malta government bears responsibility for journalist’s murder, inquiry finds

An independent inquiry in Malta into the car bomb murder of the anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has found the state had to bear responsibility after creating a “culture of impunity”. Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia, a popular Maltese writer, journalist, blogger, and anti-corruption activist, was killed in a massive explosion as she drove out of…

Tunisian President suspends parliament, sacks Prime Minister

Tunisia’s president, Kais Saied on Sunday July 25, suspended parliament and dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi after a day of protests against the ruling party. On Sunday July 25, thousands of Tunisians had marched in several cities protesting against the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, criticising what they said were government failures in the North African nation and a…

South Africa expels Malawi diplomats over alcohol scandal

Several Malawian diplomats have been declared “persona non grata” by the South African government after being found guilty of peddling duty-free alcohol. Malawi’s foreign affairs ministry in Lilongwe confirmed that South Africa had given the diplomats and their families 72 hours to leave the country. South Africa’s ministry of international relations said the decision was taken because…

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