Murder

By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Sep 12th, 2014
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Athlete Oscar Pistorius is facing jail after being found guilty of the manslaughter of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African High Court judge Thokozile Masipa had earlier said the 27-year-old Olympian had been ‘negligent’ in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year when he f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 21st, 2014
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SAN DIEGO — An Ethiopian woman who strangled her 7-month-old son then told police that he fell out of a third-story window in Normal Heights was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and felony child abuse. baby-court Badasso, 35, who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, was found guilty aft...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 23rd, 2013
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Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon met February 16 with the local journalist union. (NUSOJ) Spirits of journalists in Somalia, the most dangerous country in Africa to practice the profession, were lifted slightly this week after Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon made several auspicious announce...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Feb 5th, 2013
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TORONTO – A 23-year-old woman who was found strangled to death in North York over the weekend has been officially identified. Toronto Police say Nyumwai Caroline Mkurazhizha — the city’s latest murder victim — is from the Republic of Zimbabwe. Officers responded to a call for “unknown trouble” ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 4th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele As the extremely brutal ruling minority junta of Ethiopia continue with its policyof using disproportionate force against the peaceable Muslims of the nation who are simply demanding freedom of worship;         The gruesome picture of the murdered 7 year old boy...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Steve Paterno The cold blooded murder of Isaiah Abraham is a shock, but it never came as a surprise to observers of South Sudan events, including this writer. South Sudan, a newly independent country is experiencing a cruel evolution, characterized with weak institutions, lack of capacity, incompe...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 31st, 2012
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It has emerged that police have resurrected old apartheid legislation to hold the 270 Lonmin miners responsible for the murder of their fellow workers. The men’s case has been postponed to 6 September while police investigate further. They face a range of charges for their involvement in a prot...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 31st, 2012
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Anni Dewani was murdered in Khayelitsha because the hitmen in the case did not have transport back to their homes in that area. “As we were driving near Mew Way [we got near] to C Section, where we stay, that’s why [Xolile Mngeni] decided to shoot her,” Mziwamadoda Qwabe, who earlier this month plead...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – The fact that Anni Dewani was not sexually abused on the night she was murdered in a Cape Town township has given her family a “glimpse of happiness”, her emotional father said on the steps of the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Vinod Hindocha, supported by Anni’s cousin Nishm...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 22nd, 2012
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A black farmworker has been sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for the murder of white supremacist leader Eugene Terre’blanche in 2010. The court ruled that Chris Mahlangu killed his victim with an axe over a pay dispute. The judge said the attack was not racially motivated. He rejected c...