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Soldier shoots man in South Africa for not wearing a mask

A man battles for his life in South Africa after being shot on his thigh by a member of South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) for not wearing a face mask, reports South African online news outlet News24.According to...

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...

Police officer gets 18 years for raping inmate

A South African police officer, Warrant Officer Mhlobo Mpela, 52 will spend the next 18 years in jail thinking about how to stay focused on his next job instead of taking undue advantage of the vulnerable.Warrant Officer Mpela, received...

Suspected grave vandal rescued after spending 2 days buried waist-deep in Soweto

A suspected grave vandal was rescued by the police in South Africa, after apparently spending two days buried up to his waist in a grave in the Avalon Cemetery in Soweto, Gauteng.On Monday at approximately 11:00, police responded to...

Woman 62, to spend 35 years in jail for violent robbery

A 62-year-old female carjacker, will spend the next 35 years behind bars after being convicted of robbery with violence by a Law Court in Loitoktok, Kenya.According to a statement by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), Joyce Wairimu Kariuki...

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...

US judge denies Hushpuppi bail, his rent costs $10k monthly

Embattled Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas, known as ‘hushpuppi’ and ‘The Billionaire Gucci Master’ has been denied bail by a Federal Migrate Court in the US.The judge on Monday in Chicago told the 37-year old Ramon, that he will...

Police arrests man alleged to have sexually abused hundreds of women

Egyptian man who allegedly sexually abused hundreds of women and girls has been arrested by the police, following national/global outrage online, a security source said.Allegations have been widely circulating on social media since Wednesday detailing horrific sexual abuse and...

Popular Nigerian Twitter influencer and UK based doctor accused of rape

An online celebrity Nigerian medical doctor based in United Kingdom, Dr Funmilayo Ogunsanya is in danger of loosing his medical license after being accused of rape by a lady Bola Aseyan, whom he allegedly helped to move from Nigeria...

Dambe Photo Walk – by Michaela Moye

There is really no way to prepare for the noise from the arena’s various music spots. Several speakers are mounted. Two distinct sets of praise singers and their attendant talking drummers perform…simultaneously.I wait patiently for the stands to fill...
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Post coup Mali interim president and vice sworn in

ReutersRetired colonel Bah Ndaw was sworn in as Mali’s interim president on Friday, tasked with presiding over an 18-month...
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Migrants stranded in Libya face vicious cycle of cruelty

Associated PressAmnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores this year have disappeared after being...

Unusually heavy rains in Senegal expose big gap in $1.4B flood plan

ReutersMore than two weeks after heavy rains hit Senegal, thigh-high stagnant water still fills streets in Dakar’s suburbs, as angry residents ask what happened...

Fmr French president Sarkozy to know fate in cash-from-Libya case

AFPA Paris appeals court will rule Thursday on a legal challenge by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and former aides against an investigation into claims that...

US Secretary of States pushes for breakthrough on Sudan deal

AFPWith weeks to go before US elections, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is racing to make a breakthrough with Sudan that he hopes could...