Crime

ICC sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to jail

 The International Criminal Court on Monday sentenced Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba to a 300,000 euro fine and a 12 month sentence for witness tampering, but his sentence was reduced to zero due to time served. Bemba was acquitted of war crimes on appeal in June but was convicted on the lesser charge of witness tampering […]

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Nigeria: Gunmen kill sergeant 24hours after attacking Priest.

24 hours after gunmen murdered a Catholic church priest, Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, and one other person in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State, some gunmen have again shot dead a sergeant, Christian Nnamani, in Owerri the state capital. The hoodlums who made away with the AK47 rifle belonging to the slain policeman also shot […]

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Zimbabwean teen kills mum for borrowing money without repaying

A Zimbabwean teenager, Tinashe Tidziwani, 19, has allegedly murdered his mother after she was unable to repay a 50 cent loan, he had given her earlier. The body of Tidziwani’s mother was discovered by her sister-in-law two days after she was murdered. She told neighbours about her discovery and that was when she was informed about […]

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Son arrested for attempting to use mother’s head for ritual

Taiwo Akinola, 29, was on Sunday arrested for allegedly attempting to murder his mother, Mrs Alice Iyabo Akinola, for a money-making ritual. Taiwo was arrested after his nephew, Faruk, raised an alarm upon seeing his grandmother covered in blood in their home at  No.2 Raji Ajanaku street, Alaja Road, Ayobo, Lagos. According to a press […]

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