CCPU Kitwe Cops Nabbed

[Times of Zambia] POLICE in Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province have arrested three Community Crime Prevention Unit (CCPU) officers for allegedly causing the death of a 34-Year-Old man.

[Times of Zambia] POLICE in Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province have arrested three Community Crime Prevention Unit (CCPU) officers for allegedly causing the death of a 34-Year-Old man.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Murder and Corruption in the Mining Town the World Forgot

[GroundUp] On a clear, sunny morning in Durban Deep, a defunct gold mine on Johannesburg’s Witwatersrand gold reef, a group of five Zimbabwean informal miners, known as zama zamas, prepare to go underground. They test their torches, adjust their knee p…

[GroundUp] On a clear, sunny morning in Durban Deep, a defunct gold mine on Johannesburg's Witwatersrand gold reef, a group of five Zimbabwean informal miners, known as zama zamas, prepare to go underground. They test their torches, adjust their knee pads, pull balaclavas over their heads and pack meagre rations of white bread and biscuits into dust-covered backpacks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Business Robbery and Murder Suspect Due in Court Today

[SAPS] Mahikeng Cluster -A 40-year-old male suspect is expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrates’ Court today on charges of business robbery and murder relating to an incident that occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, 26 December 2017 at a fill…

[SAPS] Mahikeng Cluster -A 40-year-old male suspect is expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrates' Court today on charges of business robbery and murder relating to an incident that occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, 26 December 2017 at a filling station in Unit 2, Mmabatho.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wanted for Glebelands Hostel Shooting

[SAPS] Provincial Task Team police are searching for Bongani Mbhele (34) in the attached picture. Mbhele is wanted for attempted murder case that occurred at the Glebelands hostel in 2016. It is alleged that Mbhele shot and injured a 32-year-old male i…

[SAPS] Provincial Task Team police are searching for Bongani Mbhele (34) in the attached picture. Mbhele is wanted for attempted murder case that occurred at the Glebelands hostel in 2016. It is alleged that Mbhele shot and injured a 32-year-old male in Block 52 whilst he was going to fetch bath water. On 30 September 2016 at 05:30, Mbhele allegedly lied in wait at the corner and when the victim walked pass him, he fired several shots, wounding him on the face. The victim who recognised Mbhele since he also staye

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

It’s Not Illegal to Support Grace – Moyo

[New Zimbabwe] Professor Jonathan Moyo has defended his support for former First Lady Grace Mugabe, saying it the decision is not a criminal but just legal political choice “anyone should be free to make without being punished”.

[New Zimbabwe] Professor Jonathan Moyo has defended his support for former First Lady Grace Mugabe, saying it the decision is not a criminal but just legal political choice "anyone should be free to make without being punished".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somalis Abused by U.S. Immigration Await Possible Deportation

[American Civil Liberties Union] Rahim Mohamed’s daughter was born in October, but the 32-year old father, who has been detained in immigration custody since April, has not seen or held her. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement has its way, he won’t …

[American Civil Liberties Union] Rahim Mohamed's daughter was born in October, but the 32-year old father, who has been detained in immigration custody since April, has not seen or held her. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement has its way, he won't get that chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

ANC’s 106th – the Briefest Brief of Them All Kicks Off Ace Magashule’s SG Adventure

[Daily Maverick] After all the hype and expectations, none of the controversial issues formally made it to the agenda of the first meeting of the ANC’s newly-elected national executive committee in East London on Wednesday, including the possible recal…

[Daily Maverick] After all the hype and expectations, none of the controversial issues formally made it to the agenda of the first meeting of the ANC's newly-elected national executive committee in East London on Wednesday, including the possible recall of President Jacob Zuma. For now, the focus will be on making a success of the party's birthday rally on Saturday, but even in getting this right there could be some sticking points. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Hall Devolves Garbage Collection to Sub-Counties

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government has devolved garbage collection to the sub-county level in a bid to deal with the menace of illegal dumping and uncollected garbage.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government has devolved garbage collection to the sub-county level in a bid to deal with the menace of illegal dumping and uncollected garbage.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya