‘Evans’ the Terrible Kidnapper

[Guardian] The spectacular success while it lasted, of Chukwudi Onuamadike, alias Evans, in his line of ‘kidnapping business’ necessarily elicits endless questions and speculations about the nature and the values that, made possible his exploits and on…

[Guardian] The spectacular success while it lasted, of Chukwudi Onuamadike, alias Evans, in his line of 'kidnapping business' necessarily elicits endless questions and speculations about the nature and the values that, made possible his exploits and on the other hand, the capacity of the state and its law enforcement apparatus to assure the most fundamental purpose of government which, to quote the extant constitution of the country is 'the security and welfare of the people'. Nevertheless, the Nigerian Police must b

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200 Conned in Military Recruitment Scam

[News24Wire] Government will assist at least 200 people who were conned into believing they were in Tshwane as part of a military recruitment workshop, the Gauteng Department of Social Development said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Government will assist at least 200 people who were conned into believing they were in Tshwane as part of a military recruitment workshop, the Gauteng Department of Social Development said on Tuesday.

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Wide Star Brite Auditions Kick Off

[New Zimbabwe] Auditions for Zimbabwe’s premier reality show, StarBrite, kicked off at the beginning of April and have so far been held at various centres across the country, organizers revealed last week.

[New Zimbabwe] Auditions for Zimbabwe's premier reality show, StarBrite, kicked off at the beginning of April and have so far been held at various centres across the country, organizers revealed last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Construction On Wetlands Ramps Up Water Stress

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -Wetlands can ease the impacts of a changing climate by maintaining groundwater levels and protecting areas from the worst impacts of floods by absorbing excess water

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -Wetlands can ease the impacts of a changing climate by maintaining groundwater levels and protecting areas from the worst impacts of floods by absorbing excess water

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Tyson’s Goliath Moment Looms

[The Herald] A bitter sweet autumnal breeze brushes the golden grasslands of the Mount Darwin countryside signalling the coming of a certain winter of frostbite and shivers.

[The Herald] A bitter sweet autumnal breeze brushes the golden grasslands of the Mount Darwin countryside signalling the coming of a certain winter of frostbite and shivers.

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Anti-Corruption Commission Fails to Account for U.S.$735,000

[The Herald] The Auditor-General’s Office has recommended an investigation into financial irregularities detected in an audit report on the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), after the commission failed to account for substantial amounts of mo…

[The Herald] The Auditor-General's Office has recommended an investigation into financial irregularities detected in an audit report on the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), after the commission failed to account for substantial amounts of money. In her report for the financial year ending December 2016, the Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri identified various irregularities, saying the commission's books of accounts were in shambles.

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300 Young People Rescued From Human Trafficker

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government has come to the rescue of close to 300 young people who were left stranded in Wonder Park, north of Pretoria, in Tshwane.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government has come to the rescue of close to 300 young people who were left stranded in Wonder Park, north of Pretoria, in Tshwane.

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Judge Demands MP’s Flag-Coloured Jacket

[The Herald] The High Court has requested pictures of MDC-T legislator Trevor Saruwaka’s jacket bearing colours of the national flag, in a case in which the politician seeks to enforce his right to freedom of conscience and religion.

[The Herald] The High Court has requested pictures of MDC-T legislator Trevor Saruwaka's jacket bearing colours of the national flag, in a case in which the politician seeks to enforce his right to freedom of conscience and religion.

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