3rd Person Arrested for Hijacking After Matie Was Murdered

[News24Wire] A third person was arrested on Sunday for hijacking a car involved in the murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and an attack on her friend.

[News24Wire] A third person was arrested on Sunday for hijacking a car involved in the murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and an attack on her friend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jumpy Drug Smuggling Suspect Bounces Away From Cops Using Trampoline

[News24Wire] A suspected drug runner made a literal leap of faith – over a wall and using a trampoline – to evade approaching Metro Police officers on Friday night.

[News24Wire] A suspected drug runner made a literal leap of faith - over a wall and using a trampoline - to evade approaching Metro Police officers on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Inside Mugabe’s Hired Luxury Aircraft

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has been forced to use a commercial charter for his recent foreign trips, and aides have ensured the ultimate in airborne luxury for the reportedly ailing 93-year-old.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has been forced to use a commercial charter for his recent foreign trips, and aides have ensured the ultimate in airborne luxury for the reportedly ailing 93-year-old.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pls Hold for Am – Thulsie Twins Back in Court Over Terrorism Charges

[News24Wire] Twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie will return to the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday as the case alleging they were planning to set off explosives in South Africa continues.

[News24Wire] Twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie will return to the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday as the case alleging they were planning to set off explosives in South Africa continues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kwesta is the King of SAMA 23

[South African Music Awards] Cementing his place as a hip-hop force to be reckoned with, Kwesta started his winning streak last night when he won the Best Collaboration Album at the industry awards. Tonight he collected five — Samro Highest Airplay of…

[South African Music Awards] Cementing his place as a hip-hop force to be reckoned with, Kwesta started his winning streak last night when he won the Best Collaboration Album at the industry awards. Tonight he collected five -- Samro Highest Airplay of the Year, SAMPRA Highest Airplay of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Male Artist of the Year and Best Album of the Year for his Dakar II album and hit single Ngud. His trophy haul stands at six in one year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia Jails Opposition Politician Yonatan Tesfaye

[Al Jazeera] An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.

[Al Jazeera] An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Wants Unwed Couples to Tie the Knot

[Al Jazeera] Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, Burundi government has said, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.

[Al Jazeera] Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, Burundi government has said, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Economic Recession is Buhari’s Biggest Headache

[Daily Trust] Within the first half of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by the contraction of the economy due to many factors beyond his control. The country’s economy fell into recession in 2016 for the first time sin…

[Daily Trust] Within the first half of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by the contraction of the economy due to many factors beyond his control. The country's economy fell into recession in 2016 for the first time since 1991, a situation that spelt doom for many industries, high inflation and job losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Years’ Anniversary: Giant Footprints of Buhari

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria’s history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition lea…

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria's history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition leader came to power. Major General Muhammadu Buhari is also a different kind of Nigerian politician. He is neither talkative nor eloquent. Where a Nigerian politician is forever smiling, Buhari has a stern mien. He also had a record as a stern military ruler in the 198

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria