Crime - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Three people arrested for attempting to poison Benin president Yayi Tue, 23 Oct 2012 16:21:54 +0200 Ojong Debra Julius Malema, South Africa's politicians reacts to allegation of fraud Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:08:41 +0200 Ojong Debra Civilian Persecuted by the Rwandan military Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:43:28 +0200 Ojong Debra Libya's Gaddafi ‘Ordered Lockerbie Bombing' Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:00:37 +0100 Libyan dictator, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, did order the Lockerbie bombing of the Pan Am 103, Flight that killed 270 people in Scotland, United Kingdom in 1988. The startling revelation came from one of Gaddafi's ex-minister last night, who claimed he has evidence to prove his claim. Muritala Bakare Americans killed on hijacked yacht off Somalia Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:29:42 +0100 <p class="spip">Four Americans hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman have been killed by their captors, US defence officials say.</p> <p class="spip">The US military said its forces trailing the vessel had responded to gunfire heard aboard but found all the captives shot when they arrived.</p> 11 year old girl suffers 8 month rape ordeal by 14 men Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:28:21 +0100 An 11 year-old girl was raped by 14 men, including eight juveniles and six grown up men, for a period spanning eight months. Alice Chimora Human trafficking and sex slave rings on the rise in Southern Africa Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:45:01 +0100 Human trafficking between Zimbabwe and South Africa has reached alarming proportions as an average of 7000 people per month are said to be involved. Most victims are been forced into prostitution by gangs of human traffickers. Alice Chimora Huge marijuana plantation discovered in South Africa Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:27:33 +0100 Police discoveries of marijuana plantations are becoming common in South Africa as hardly a week goes by without police “stumbling upon” them. A recent police bust saw the arrest of teenage growers of the illicit plant. Thursday another huge plantation was discovered. Sakhile Modise Cameroon president rushes back home after massive Bakassi abductions Wed, 09 Feb 2011 19:10:37 +0100 Following the abduction of 11 government officials including Ayuk Edward Taku, Sub-Prefect for the Kombo Abedimo commune in the Bakassi Pennisula of Cameroon between late Sunday night and early Monday, Cameroonian President Paul Biya Yaoundé has cut short a visit to Switzerland and returned home. Dorothée Ndoumbè Sex for grades in South Africa leads to death Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:31:15 +0100 Education officials in South African have shut down a high school following an incident involving an 18 year old female learner. The young student committed suicide using insecticide after she was told that she had failed her examinations. Sakhile Modise Ethiopia: Chinese smugglers risk 10 years in prison Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:03:59 +0100 Two Chinese citizens who were apprehended by the Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (FEACC) as they tried to smuggle rare Ethiopian artifacts out of the country could face up to ten years in the country's prison. Desalegn Sisay Privatizing Somalia's war on Piracy Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:47:23 +0100 Over 2,000 Somali nationals have been recruited to fight pirates who are terrorizing the African coast under a multimillion-dollar program financed by several Arab countries, including the United Arab Emirates. The U.N. is quietly investigating whether the Somalia projects have broken the blanket embargo on arms supplies to Somali factions. Konye Obaji Ori Piracy in Somalia and Nigeria cause collapse of financial institutions Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:24:40 +0100 Somalia, Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea, and the Malacca Straits cost the Global economy about $12 billion a year from piracy operations, experts have revealed. The estimated amount had increased roughly five-fold since 2005, the reports claimed. Desmond North Arms cache in South Africa biggest in recent years Wed, 12 Jan 2011 13:25:32 +0100 South African police have unearthed a massive stockpile of rifles, rocket launchers and hand grenades from a house occupied by a serving soldiers and policemen. Sakhile Modise Mexico arrests 'Saint Death' cult's high priest Wed, 05 Jan 2011 10:48:13 +0100 <p class="spip">Mexican police have arrested the leader of Mexico's "Saint Death" cult and accused him of kidnapping and posing as a member of the feared Zetas drug cartel.</p> <p class="spip">David Romo, considered the high priest of a cult with millions of followers across the Americas, was presented to the media on Tuesday in the Mexican capital after being arrested in late December along with eight others including a minor.</p>