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Suspected rapist hack police detective to death in South Africa

A suspected rapist allegedly attacked and brutally hacked a 53-year-old police officer to death before inflicting a major injury on the rape survivor with a local machete called panga.The incidence which sources say took place in Sibasa, Limpopo area...

Three men stoned, burnt to death in South Africa

Police in Limpopo district, South Africa are seeking answers after finding the charred remains of three people in Dennilton, outside Groblersdal, at the weekend.The bodies of Owen Ncube, Salos Sithole and Lovemore Basera were found on Sunday morning at...

Spread coronavirus face up to 21 years for murder, Italy warns

Italian authorities warned that people showing signs of coronavirus and who refuse to self-quarantine could face murder charges if they fatally infect another person.Italians who demonstrate symptoms associated with COVID-19, such as fever, cough, or other signs of the...

France approves extradition of Compaoré

France has granted permission to extradite François Compaoré - the brother of a former president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré - who is wanted at home over the murder of a journalist in 1998.François Compaoré is accused of involvement...

Man gets 2 life terms for rape, murder of colleague and stuffing her in a shaft

A South African High Court has sentenced a man who raped and murdered a woman in a government building in 2017 to two double life sentences, describing him as evil and violent who should be removed from society.Piet Mabotja...

Lesotho PM says deserve praise for early resignation

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Tuesday lauded himself for "voluntarily" agreeing to resign after he was accused of having a hand in the 2017 murder of his estranged wife.The premier has bowed to pressure to step down and...

Lesotho PM in court to hear charges of murdering wife

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared in court on Monday, sitting by side with 1st Lady also accused to hear charges of murdering his estranged wife.Thabane, 80, is suspected of involvement in the murder of his then wife Lipolelo,...

Lesotho PM leaves country as murder charges loom

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife, Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.An aide and Mr Thabane's son say the 80-year-old leader is receiving treatment in neighbouring South Africa.His...

Lesotho’s prime minister to be charged with murdering wife

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is to be charged with the murder of his former wife, Lipolelo Thabane, the deputy police commissioner said on Thursday.Thabane, 80, announced on Thursday that he would be stepping down at the end of...

Lesotho ruling party gives PM resignation deadline after wife charged

Lesotho's ruling party gave its embattled prime minister an ultimatum to resign by Thursday after his wife was charged in connection with the murder of her rival.Thomas Thabane's current wife Maesaiah Thabane, 42, appeared in court on Tuesday over...
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