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July 8, 2018 3:55 PM Ex-Arsenal player Emmanuel Eboue arrested

Former Arsenal ace Emmanuel Eboue has been arrested on suspicion of arson. The former defender, 35, was held by cops probing the alleged attack outside a home in Enfield, North London. He is currently being quizzed by detectives in custody on suspicion of arson and malicious communications, Mirror reports. A Met Police statement read: “Police investigating 48

May 15, 2018 6:55 AM Prophet jailed for arson

A self-styled prophet has been jailed for one year for torching and destroying a house in Masvingo’s Clovely suburb, while trying to kill a goblin he said was behind the mysterious sickness of a woman who stayed there. Jacod Chiruvo (23) was initially slapped with 30 months in jail by Masvingo magistrate Mr Takawira Mugabe for malicious damage to property 40

April 5, 2018 6:52 AM Plumtree High hostel razed by fire

Tragedy struck Plumtree High School on Tuesday night when a double storey hostel was reduced to a shell in an inferno that also destroyed property worth tens of thousands of dollars. School authorities suspect the fire was deliberately started shortly after 9PM to conceal theft at the hostels. A history teacher, identified as Mr Ndlovu who was housed 26

October 28, 2017 11:21 AM Two more escapees back behind bars after Limpopo jailbreak

Makhado – Two more escaped prisoners have been apprehended and police are still searching for the remaining four inmates after seven prisoners escaped during a jailbreak at a maximum security prison in Limpopo after a riot, Limpopo police said on Saturday. The riot started at the Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre in Louis Trichardt on Thursday night 59

October 12, 2017 4:01 AM Zambia ends emergency powers imposed during crisis

Lusaka - Zambia's justice minister said on Wednesday that emergency measures imposed at the height of a political crisis that followed the detention of an opposition leader on treason charges would not be renewed. The southern African nation was earlier this year rocked by soaring tensions that also saw a spate of arson attacks, some opposition legislators 70

October 9, 2017 1:49 AM In U.P., anxiety after protests on a campus

Students of Banaras Hindu University returned to campus on October 3 after the Dasara break, but the situation is still tense with a high-powered committee headed by a retired judge of the Allahabad High Court beginning a probe into the incident of September 23, when protests turned violent. For the past year, the BHU has been witnessing a churn with students 68

August 16, 2017 7:24 PM Zambia: Lungu rival free, treason dropped

ZAMBIA opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was released from prison Wednesday and treason charges against him were dropped, his party said shortly before his trial was to begin in Lusaka. "Hakainde Hichilema and his 5 co-accused have been released from prison with the treason charge dropped," the United Party for National Development (UPND) said on its Twitter 15

August 16, 2017 11:54 AM Zambia frees opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema

Hakainde Hichilema, accused of plotting to overthrow government, freed by judge after state prosecutor drops charges. A judge freed Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped charges against him of plotting to overthrow the government. Hichilema and five others were arrested in April and charged with treason 19

August 4, 2017 3:00 AM Second Zambian opposition leader detained

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian police on Thursday detained the leader of a small opposition party who is a fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu, in the latest sign of a crackdown on dissent. Savior Chishimba, leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), was held by plain-clothed police shortly after he appeared in a live interview at a private television 9

July 20, 2017 5:36 AM Mudzuri blames Zanu-PF for arson attack

MDC-T co-vice-president, Elias Mudzuri has blamed Zanu-PF members for the alleged arson attack at his bar in Harare on Tuesday night. "For me, this is nothing less than malice. It cannot be theft. It's targeted destruction," he said distraughtly. "It is difficult to discount politics or anything else for that matter. "It is our hope that the perpetrators 15