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Man trails wife to police station shoots wife, while reporting domestic violence

Woman runs to the police to seek protection from her abusive husband and ends getting killed by the same man, right in the police station, in full glare of the authorities.According to The Citizen, a South African woman was...

Three male bodies found near informal settlement in South Africa

Police in South Africa, have discovered the bodies of three men near the New Canada informal settlement in South Africa third largest of Johannesburg.Two of the bodies were said to have sustained bullet wounds, while the third one was...

Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise fear of return to repressive past

Ethiopia has detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission said, raising fears that a government hailed for reforms is returning to the iron-fisted tactics of past administrations.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who...

Suspect arrested in murder of founder of Gokada bike hailing app

The personal assistant to Fahim Saleh, founder of the Nigerian ride-sharing app Gokada, was arrested on Friday in the grisly murder of the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur in his Manhattan apartment, New York news media reported.Saleh’s body was found dismembered...

Wave of political arrests trail protests over death of Ethiopia’s Oromo singer

Five senior members of an opposition party representing Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, the Oromo, have been detained in a wave of political arrests following protests last week which left at least 166 dead.Violent demonstrations broke out in the capital...

Ethiopia picks the pieces after nearly 200 died in protest over killing of Haacaaluu

More than 166 people were killed during anti-government protests in Ethiopia last week, the government said on Sunday, as the capital and other hot spots remained closely guarded by security forces and a blanket Internet shutdown entered its sixth...

Funeral for assassinated Ethiopia’s Oromo singer begins, thousands kept out

Security was high in Ethiopia’s Ambo town on Thursday for the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked two days of protests that killed more than 80 people.A farewell ceremony began with well-wishers laying wreaths...

Ethiopia spiraling out of control , late singer’s uncle killed, father in critical condition

At least eight more people has died including an uncle of the late popular Oromo singer, who was gunned down in Ethiopian capital on Monday night, his father and 80 others were also reported injured.According a reliable source the...

Ethiopia police arrests leading Oromo opposition politician

Ethiopia has confirmed the arrest of leading opposition politician Jawar Mohammed, a move that risks inflaming ethnic tensions that have led to multiple deaths in the Oromia region following the murder of popular Oromo singer.Jawar, a former media mogul...

Ethiopia boils, 50 killed as protests rock capital over Oromo singer’s death

At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday.Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was shot dead on Monday night in what police said was...
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German warship intercepts and searches Libya-bound Turkish freighter

Associated PressTurkey and Germany were at loggerheads on Monday after a German frigate enforcing an arms embargo against Libya...
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FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years

The head of Confederation of African football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body...

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia PM’s 72-hour ultimatum for Tigrayan forces

ReutersThe United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72...

Police use tear gas on protest over race in South Africa

Associated PressSouth African police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again Friday outside a...

Bobi Wine freed on bail as protest death toll hits 37

ReutersUgandan pop star and presidential candidate Bobi Wine, whose arrest this week triggered protests that led to at least 37 deaths, was released on...