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By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 27th, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya – A suspect in last week’s savage killing of a British soldier on a London street was arrested in Kenya in 2010 while apparently preparing to train and fight with al-Qaida-linked Somali militants, an anti-terrorism police official said. Michael Adebolajo, who was carrying a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Aug 26th, 2012
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Four hundred years after the notorious Pendle trials, in some countries women accused of witchcraft are still being beaten, killed or hounded from their homes. And in Britain, claims of possession have been used to justify abuse. Alizon Device, an 11-year-old girl, from Pendle, Lancashire, was hanged...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 29th, 2012
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James Ibori, Nigerian state governor funded international playboy lifestyle with £50million fraud as he rose from humble roots working in London DIY store. He bought a portfolio of luxury London homes and a fleet of armoured Range Rovers; Fraudster may have stolen $250million from Nigerian coffers as...
By benim
In News
Oct 16th, 2011
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Johannesburg – A United Kingdom court has convicted an Anglican priest of molesting a South African boy in 1957, the Sunday Times reported. The indecent assault charge was one of nine to which Leslie Carter, 84, pleaded guilty in the Harrow Crown Court in London. He would be sentenced on Wednes...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 10th, 2011
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Violence escalated across London and at least three other cities on Tuesday as police fought thousands of rioters and looters and Prime Minister David Cameron headed back to Britain to face the crisis. In unprecedented scenes of rioting in the capital, buildings were in flames in Croydon, Peckham and...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 9th, 2011
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London – Three people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was hit by a car during rioting in north London overnight, police said on Tuesday. A male officer was hospitalised after being hit by a car in Brent, northwest London, in the early hours of Tuesday ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Aug 8th, 2011
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Murder suspect Shrien Dewani was impotent and could not have sex, his former fiancee has told South African police. Dewani, who is accused of murdering his bride Anni in Cape Town, allegedly broke off his engagement with Rani Kansagra after he told her about his sexual problems. Police are also inves...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 16th, 2011
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An influential Nigerian politician appeared in a British court on Saturday charged with a string of money laundering and fraud offences, police said. James Ibori, the former governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta State, was remanded in custody after appearing at City of Westminster Magistrates...
By benim
In News
Mar 29th, 2011
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An ITV London Tonight exclusive has tracked down a woman in Nigeria who says she knows the identity of ‘Adam’, the boy whose torso was pulled from the River Thames on September 21 2001. Police who recovered the torso of the child, which had been decapitated and dismembered, had already li...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 14th, 2011
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A South African man is due in court in Johannesburg on terrorism charges after he allegedly threatened to unleash a biological agent in the UK. Prosecutors say the man demanded $4 million (£2.5m) from the UK government to stop him executing his plan. The 64-year-old was arrested just outside Johannes...