Uganda on Monday charged eight managers and editors of a daily newspaper with several offences including libel and computer misuse and a court ordered them detained until Dec. 5.

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Mugabe’s cushy exit deal may be better than most, but out of an AfricanVault.com list of the 20 most brutal and ruthless African dictators, only five were prosecuted or killed. A whopping 75 percent of them are either still in power or are going about living their lives, albeit with several of them in exile.

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Australian police have arrested a man they allege was planning to carry out a terror attack during New Year's Eve celebrations in Melbourne.bThe 20-year-old man will be charged with terrorism offences that carry a maximum penalty of life in prison, authorities said.

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