Picture of victim: Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, wanted by South Africa Police for assaulting a 20-year old model – Escapes after agreeing to turn self in

Lawyers for Grace Mugabe are negotiating with South African authorities after Zimbabwe’s first lady failed to hand herself in to police over allegations she assaulted a woman in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel at the weekend. “We have identified a suspect but she hasn’t handed herself over yet. We do not know her whereabouts at this […]

Mauritania Votes in Controversial Constitutional Referendum

Mauritanians go to the polls to vote in a controversial constitutional referendum boycotted by several opposition parties and civil society groups. Saturday’s vote is overshadowed by accusations of government corruption. Proposed changes to Mauritania’s 1991 constitution include abolishing the upper house of parliament, or the Senate, and replacing it with elected regional councils. Changes to […]

Opinion: Rwanda’s Paul Kagame – Despot or Savior?

By Philipp Sandner (Sst) (http://allafrica.com/stories/201708050005.html) Rwandan President Paul Kagame is poised to win his third term in office. A constitutional amendment allows him to stay in power until 2034. Some say he’s a despot, others praise him for his accomplishments. Rwanda’s economic boom is particularly noticeable in the capital Kigali: Workers install fiber optic cable […]

Picture: Three women in Zimbabwe rape pastor who tried to collect debt they owed

Three women in Zimbabwe rape pastor who tried to collect debt they owed Three women have appeared in court after a pastor saidthey raped him. Two of the women are alleged to have pinned the man down on a bed, while the third carried out the sex attack. A magistrates’ court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, was […]

Boko Haram suspects killed, tortured in custody – Amnesty Cameroun

Dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday, with security forces brutally torturing them in the fight against the jihadist group. Though Boko Haram originated in Nigeria, the Islamic State-affiliated group has carried out frequent attacks in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The NGO said it had found […]

Soldier shoots and kills superior after reprimand for cell phone use

  An Indian soldier shot dead his superior after he was reprimanded for using a mobile phone while on the job in India’s administered Kashmir. Maj. Shikhar Thapa admonished the soldier for using his phone during work hours and the screen of the smartphone was damaged as he tried to confiscate it. According to military […]

Picture: Three men bag death sentence for stripping woman who allegedly dressed provocatively

Three men –Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi — have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed was dressed too provocatively. The incident happened in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. The three men, however, had their death sentences commuted to life imprisonments becauseKenya’s ban on carrying out executions means the […]

Russia-Ukraine-US Tensions will Quickly End if Each President Does this…by Dr. David Leffler

By Dr. David Leffler | NNP | July 13, 2017 –  By Dr. David Leffler Russia, Ukraine and the United States are all suffering the effects of too high levels of collective stress. US President Donald Trump recently met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in hopes of reducing tensions between Russia and Ukraine and said […]

FG summons Cameroon envoy over Bakassi killings, eviction

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja  The Federal Government has summoned Cameroon’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Abbas Salahedine, to give explanations on the alleged killing and eviction of Nigerians from the Bakassi Peninsula by Cameroonian Gendarmes. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Saturday in Abuja by its acting spokesperson, Jane Adams, expressed dismay over the attacks said to […]

UK: Court jails woman for making false rape, sex assault claims against 15 men

It has been discovered that a 25-year-old woman, Jemma Beale, falsely accused a man already in jail and another who had fled the country. During the investigation, prosecutors also found out that had fabricated a string of claims of sexual assault and rape against innocent men and described her as a “determined liar”. The Independent […]

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