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NIGERIA ARMY RELEASES 244 BOKO HARAM SUSPECTS

Nigeria’s army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56

NIGERIA HOLDS MASS BURIAL FOR 73 PEOPLE KILLED IN COMMUNAL VIOLENCE

MAKURDI, Nigeria – Seventy-three people killed since the start of the year in communal violence between semi-nomadic herdsmen and farmers were buried in Nigeria on Thursday highlighting a bloody conflict

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#RUSTENBURG TAXI OPERATOR SAYS DRUG LORDS HAVE TERRORISED THEM

Rustenburg – At least four houses suspected to be brothels were burnt down in Rustenburg, in the North West, on Wednesday. This was after taxi drivers apprehended four people in

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PROPERTIES SET ALIGHT IN RUSTENBURG PROTEST

Potchefstroom – Several houses have been set alight and people injured in ongoing violent protests in Rustenburg on Wednesday afternoon, North West police said. Police spokesperson Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone said

CHIBUIKE INNOCENT NWOSU REMANDED BY CAPE TOWN COURT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING CHARGES

A 39-year-old man was remanded following his appearance on Monday in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court in connection with human trafficking, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on

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GUNMEN KILL 14 CHURCHGOERS AFTER SERVICES IN NIGERIA

Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from midnight services on Monday in Nigeria’s Rivers State, a police source said, after the latest violence to hit the oil-rich region. “The

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TWO NIGERIANS IN PRETORIA GUILTY OF TRAFFICKING

A high court judge in Pretoria found two Nigerian men guilty of human trafficking yesterday – the first judgment of its kind in the court’s history. Judge Ronel Tolmay found

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THREE ALLEGED ROBBERS KILLED IN POLICE SHOOTOUT

Three armed robbery suspects were killed in a shootout with police in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday morning. The three men – along with a fourth suspect who is on the run

20 ARMED ROBBERS RAID SHOPPING CENTRE‚ BLOW UP SAFE AND SHOOT AT POLICE

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for a gang of 20 armed robbers who raided a shopping centre‚ blew up a safe and shot at police. The group‚ according to

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‘THEY WANTED MY BODY PARTS’

When Mzwandile Ntuli woke up naked, bound and bloody in a strange bathroom in Albertville, Johannesburg, all he could do was scream for his life. Ntuli, 27, was kidnapped on