Arrested Diamond Workers ‘Had to Search Their Own Faeces’ – Report

[News24Wire] Three diamond workers arrested in eastern Zimbabwe for allegedly swallowing gems had to pick through their excrement to find them, it was reported on Friday.

[News24Wire] Three diamond workers arrested in eastern Zimbabwe for allegedly swallowing gems had to pick through their excrement to find them, it was reported on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minibus Collision in Rustenburg Leaves Six Dead, 4 Four Injured

[News24Wire] Six people have been killed and four seriously injured after a truck collided with a 26-seater bus on the N4 near Rustenburg on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said.

[News24Wire] Six people have been killed and four seriously injured after a truck collided with a 26-seater bus on the N4 near Rustenburg on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Country Devastated by Drought, Famine and Conflict

[Fahamu] Somalia’s president has declared the famine ravaging the country a national disaster. There has been little response from the world. Drought is a natural calamity that can happen anywhere, but what makes it more deadly in Somalia is the contin…

[Fahamu] Somalia's president has declared the famine ravaging the country a national disaster. There has been little response from the world. Drought is a natural calamity that can happen anywhere, but what makes it more deadly in Somalia is the continued conflict that prevents relief aid from reaching the needy or makes it difficult for affected nomads to travel to other places to find help.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Africa Ignores Cameroon Crisis As Human Rights Abuses Mount

[Fahamu] Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, disappearances, harassment and intimidation are some of the reported human rights abuses that have been continuing for more than four months now in the E…

[Fahamu] Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, disappearances, harassment and intimidation are some of the reported human rights abuses that have been continuing for more than four months now in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

N4.6 Billion Alleged Fraud – Judge Quits Trial of Fani-Kayode, Usman

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday excused himself from the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation minister charged with N4.6 billion money laundering.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday excused himself from the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation minister charged with N4.6 billion money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria