Some 1,000 Ethiopian nationals kept in various detention centers in Saudi Arabia are to be released following an agreement between Ethiopia and the Gulf state.
Berlin authorities are the target of ridicule and disbelief after nine prisoners escaped or absconded from one prison in the space of five days.
The Ethiopian government on Wednesday announced that it will release all political prisoners in the country.
Officials in Madagascar have announced that over 120 prisoners have escaped from a detention facility in north-eastern part of the country.
Thirteen prison officers in South Africa have been suspended after images of women dressed in knee-high boots and lacy lingerie entertaining inmates emerged on social media. Pictures of these women dressed like 'strippers' were circulating…
Congolese authorities said on Thursday they had recaptured 179 fugitives who broke out of the capital's main prison, in a mass escape that underscored growing security concerns since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down from power.…
Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group staged a daring attack Kinshasa's central prison, breaking out their leader and other prisoners, with at least eight people killed and scores still missing. The pre-dawn attack was carried…
President Adama Barrow of The Gambia has ordered the release of 98 more prisoners from the country’s notorious Mile II prisons.