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Angolan popular polygamist Pai Grande, buried in the capital Luanda

Angola's most famous polygamist, Francisco Tchikteny Sabalo, who died of prostate cancer last week, was laid to rest in the capital city, Luanda at the weekend.Sabalo, who was also known as Pai Grande, or Big Dad, was a popular...

Amid coronavirus lockdown, man shoots, 2 little daughters, wife then himself in UK

A UK man described as 'bully dad' shot his two young daughters in the head and chest before blasting his partner and turning the gun on himself in West Sussex, reports The Sun.Robert Needham, 42, gunned down Lexi, two,...

Man arrested in India for selling cow urine as remedy for coronavirus

An activist with India's ruling party has been arrested after a volunteer fell ill from drinking cow urine at a party to combat the novel coronavirus, police said Wednesday, as interest grows in home remedies amid the pandemic.Narayan Chatterjee,...

Police in US arrest 100 years old woman on her birthday

The Person County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina, USA, fulfilled 100-year-old Ruth Bryant’s birthday wish on Tuesday with a tongue-in-cheek “arrest.”By the time you have reached a full century of life, you have, statistically speaking, experienced more than most...

Man locks wife in bathroom over coronavirus fears

Police in Lithuania intervened in a domestic dispute on Wednesday after a man locked his wife in the bathroom over fears that she may be carrying the coronavirus."We got the report that a husband and two adult sons refused...

101 years old woman raped in her home in South Africa

Police in Limpopo, South Africa are looking for a depraved rapist who preyed on and violated a 101-year-old woman in her home over the weekend.The woman was sleeping when the man broke the door of her house in Mogapeng...

Woman goes blind after tattooing her eyeballs black

A 25-year-old Polish model, Aleksandra Sadowska has been left completely blind in one eye when she tried to dye her eyeballs black.After a visit to a tattoo parlour in Warsaw, Aleksandra Sadowska started complaining of pain in her eyes,...

Woman arrested in South Africa for strangling her newborn baby

A woman has been arrested in Durban South Africa for allegedly strangling her newborn baby boy to death, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday.Officers went to a block of flats in Candella Road on Saturday after hearing about a concealment...

Two brothers in court for killing their father

Two brothers in South Africa are currently in police custody in connection with the murder of their own father, who until his murder was a police officer.Matetela Fani Monareng, 24, and his younger brother Mohau Ben Monareng, 21, appeared...

Man arrested in Nigeria for keeping his 2 wives in chains for 10 months

There was uproar in a Village in of Katsina State, Nigeria reports Daily Trust, following the arrest of one Samaila Musa by the police for allegedly locking up his two wives, Fatima Salisu and Hadiza Musa, in a room...
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Military base in Somali capital rocked by bomb blast, at least 8 dead

A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu near a stadium on Saturday, killing at least...
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Ivory Coast opposition says Ouattara 3rd term quest would destabilise country

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to run for a third term in office violates the constitution and will destabilise a country still recovering...

South African police clash with protesters at Zimbabwe embassy

South African police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse dozens of protesters outside the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria on Friday, an AFP...

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara joins the infamous club, seeks for a third term

After weeks of denials and playing hide and seek, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has finally shown that like many African leaders, he cannot...

Lightning strikes again for Tanzanian miner with another huge gem find

Lightning has struck again for a small-scale miner in Tanzania Laizer Saninu, who became an overnight millionaire over a month ago when he unearthed...