Crime

Reactions Flood Social Media After Death of George Floyd in Police Custody

Black Americans and concerned citizens have taken to Twitter to react to the murder of George floyd, an unarmed black man who was suffocated to death while being detained by police.The tragic incident occurred Monday in Minneapolis, after...

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda Genocide Suspect Arrested in France

Félicien Kabuga, one of the most wanted suspects in the Rwandan genocide that left 800,000 people dead, has been arrested near Paris, the French justice ministry has announced. Mr Kabuga was detained by gendarmes in Asnières-Sur-Seine, where he had been...

Nigeria’s Lockdown ‘One of The Worst ’ for Police Brutality, UN Raises Alarm

The United Nations (UN) has listed 15 countries which are allegedly taking the enforcement of lockdown regulations too far. According to the list Nigeria is the worst offender.Countries flouting the rule of law in the name of fighting coronavirus...

Nigerian Man Kills Underaged Wife For Denying Him Sex Days After Their Wedding

The Police in Jigawa State have arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly killing his underaged wife days after their marriage. According to the Spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, the incident happened in Dutse on the 21/4/2020 at about...

Top 20 Most Terrorised Countries in Africa 2020

Attacks from herders killed more Nigerians in 2018, compared to the number of deaths caused by Boko Haram in the country, according to 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI). The GTI report released towards the end of 2019 ranked Nigeria, for...

South Africa Now Ranks 3rd in the World for Economic Crimes – PwC

South Africa is third in the world when it comes to economic crime, according to PwC’s 2020 Global and Economic Crime and Fraud Survey.At the launch of the survey in Johannesburg, the PwC forensic team and a panel which...

Most Dangerous Cities in South Africa, 2020

Pietermaritzburg is the most dangerous city in South Africa, according to Numbeo’s 2020 crime index released recently and seen by listwand. South Africa was also ranked as the third most dangerous country in the world, with four local cities among...

Most Dangerous Cities in Africa 2020: South African Cities Dominate List

Six South African cities has dominated the ranking of Africa’s most dangerous cities, according to Numbeo’s 2020 crime index released recently and seen by listwand. South Africa was also ranked as the third most dangerous country in the world, with...

Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War that Led to the Death of Millions

Weapons and ammunition poured in quietly as Whitehall and the Harold Wilson government lied and denied it all. Much enlarged, with fresh weapons and secret advisory teams, the Nigerian army inched across Biafra as the defenders tried to fight...

Isabel Dos Santos: How Africa’s Richest Woman Stole from her Country to Build an Empire

Luanda Leaks, a new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 36 media partners, exposes two decades of unscrupulous deals that made dos Santos Africa's wealthiest woman and left oil- and diamond-rich Angola one of the poorest...

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Cameroon’s Italia 90 World Cup Team to Get Houses Promised To Them 30 Years Ago

Cameroon's famous side that reached the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy before being defeated 3–2 by...

Misery Index: South Africa Has The Third Most ‘Miserable Economy’ In The World

South Africa has been ranked as the world's most miserable economy after Venezuela and Argentina. Bloomberg's Misery Index, which ranks major economies by inflation and...

Fighting Slavery With Suicide: The Fascinating Story of Africa’s Kru People

The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who are indigenous to eastern Liberia. During the Slave trade era, they were also infamous amongst early European slave raiders as being especially averse to capture

The Mbuti People Of Congo And Their Sister Exchange Form Of Marriage

In the Mbuti tribe, marriage is by sister exchange: Based on reciprocal exchange, men from other bands exchange sisters or other females in his...

Slavery Abolition Act 1833: Slavery Was Abolished Throughout The British Empire On This Day

The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 that abolished slavery in most British colonies, freeing more than 800,000 enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and South Africa and making the purchase or ownership of slaves illegal