Feb 22nd, 2013
Attackers armed with guns and machetes stormed a village in central Nigeria’s Plateau state today killing 10 members of the same family amongst them five children under the age of ten. Two persons were also fatally injured and are receiving treatment in Vom hospital. The attack took place in Ko...
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 1st, 2013
At least 60 people died and dozens more were injured in Abidjan as crowds stampeded overnight during celebratory New Year’s fireworks, Côte d’Ivoire rescue workers said on Tuesday. The head of military rescue workers, Lieutenant Colonel Issa Sako, told public television that “60 people...
In South Africa
Jul 11th, 2012
Officials saw the tusks in the airport’s storage facility during a routine inspection, said Lieutenant colonel Andre Traut on Tuesday. “Police were notified and an operation was conducted which led to the discovery of 46 tusks concealed in two different containers,” he said. Traut s...
In Crime & Corruption
Aug 31st, 2011
A man appeared in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for allegedly raping his goat, North West police said. Zacharia Tivane (41) would remain in custody until his next appearance on 21 October, Sergeant Kelebogile Moiloa said. Tivane was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with bes...