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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How The Mokomokai Heads Of The Maori Tribesmen Became Valuable Trade Items During The 19th Century

The brain and eyes were removed from the severed heads, with all orifices sealed with flax fibre and gum....

African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach are a primarily agropastoral people;...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...