Prison Overcrowding Rate Reaches 38 Percent By the End of 2016, Against 45 Percent in 2012 (Minister)

[MAP] Rabat -The rate of prison overcrowding has reached less than 38% by the end of 2016 compared to 45% in 2012, minister for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson, Mustapha El Khalfi, said Tuesday at the House of Advis…

[MAP] Rabat -The rate of prison overcrowding has reached less than 38% by the end of 2016 compared to 45% in 2012, minister for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson, Mustapha El Khalfi, said Tuesday at the House of Advisors (upper house).

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

EFF – South Africa Must Offer Mugabe Political Asylum

[News24Wire] The EFF has thrown its weight behind the military in troubled Zimbabwe by calling for a peaceful transition of power and for South Africa to offer President Robert Mugabe political asylum.

[News24Wire] The EFF has thrown its weight behind the military in troubled Zimbabwe by calling for a peaceful transition of power and for South Africa to offer President Robert Mugabe political asylum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Durban Serial Rapist Sentenced to 319 Years in Jail

[News24Wire] A 47-year-old serial rapist has been sentenced to 319 years in jail for a series of rapes committed over a period of more than seven years, police said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A 47-year-old serial rapist has been sentenced to 319 years in jail for a series of rapes committed over a period of more than seven years, police said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Carries On As Normal in Zimbabwe – Citizens

[News24Wire] Life for most citizens in Harare appears to be normal, with schools and businesses still operational, despite a heavy military presence and President Robert Mugabe’s “house arrest”.

[News24Wire] Life for most citizens in Harare appears to be normal, with schools and businesses still operational, despite a heavy military presence and President Robert Mugabe's "house arrest".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Probe Into Eskom Whistle Blower Killing Deferred

[CAJ News] Springs -THE trial of a man accused of killing an Eskom employee eager to blow the whistle on copper theft syndicate has been postponed to January next year. David Ngwenya (43), who appeared at the Springs Magistrates Court on Wednesday, is …

[CAJ News] Springs -THE trial of a man accused of killing an Eskom employee eager to blow the whistle on copper theft syndicate has been postponed to January next year. David Ngwenya (43), who appeared at the Springs Magistrates Court on Wednesday, is accused of murdering Thembisile Yende (29). Ngwenya is a technician at Eskom. Speaking outside the court, Adv. Zola Majavu, Ngwenya's lawyer said that the DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) could point to his innocence. "I can confirm that the states disclose to me a copy of a DNA repo

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa