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SA businessman against disbanding special crime unit

SA businessman against disbanding special crime unit

Johannesburg-based businessman Hugh Glenister is seeking from the Pretoria High Court an urgent prohibitive order against the South African government's plan to pass legislation...
Chad opposition leader alive

Chad opposition leader alive

Chadian opposition leader Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh, who has been missing since 3 February 2008 in N'Djamena, Chad, is still alive, his son, Hicham...
Two abducted children freed

Two abducted children freed

The two children of the same parents who were kidnapped in Port Harcourt, capital of Nigeria's oil state of Rivers 4 March, have been...
Deadline for Austrain hostages extended

Deadline for Austrain hostages extended

A deadline set for Sunday midnight by al-Quaeda militants who abducted two Austrian tourists has been extended, to give more time for their demands...
Kenyan military pound suspected militia hideouts

Kenyan military pound suspected militia hideouts

Kenyan authorities Thursday confirmed a military operation to flush out suspected members of a tag-tag militia group - the Sabaot Land Defence Forces -...
Nigeria: Police win bloody fight against bank robbers

Nigeria: Police win bloody fight against bank robbers

The Nigeria police have foiled an attempt to rob a commercial bank in the economic capital city of Lagos, killing four and arresting five...
Kenyan minister’s aide arrested over US$ 2,800 bribe

Kenyan minister’s aide arrested over US$ 2,800 bribe

The integrity of Kenya’s Minister for Local Government, Uhuru Kenyatta, was called into question Wednesday following the arrest of his aide, Mr. Justus Kariuki,...
Footballers attacked and robbed in Ghana

Footballers attacked and robbed in Ghana

Armed robbers attacked members of the Wa All Stars football club early Tuesday and subjected the players and officials to severe beating, snatching their...
Missing Austrian tourists in Mali ?

Missing Austrian tourists in Mali ?

Despite the close follow up of the missing Austrian story by the Algerian arabophone daily, Annahar and its ensuing announcement that the “kidnappers of...
Man holding a flag of Nigeria

Huge arms cache uncovered in niger delta, Nigeria

The military unit deployed to Nigeria's restive Niger Delta oil region to protect facilities and personnel said Tuesday it had uncovered a huge cache...
Flag of Sudan

Hijackings cut WFP supplies to Darfur

KHARTOUM: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today that banditry is delaying vital food deliveries to Darfur while a lack of contributions...
Kenyan MP killed over love-affair – Police

Kenyan MP killed over love-affair – Police

The Kenya Police have confirmed that a Police officer shot and killed an opposition Member of Parliament in the Western town of Eldoret, the...