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October 5, 2018 7:15 AM Judge faces sack over ‘bereavement’ bribe

A senior Nigerian judge falsely claimed he had suffered a bereavement to get cash from litigants and lawyers appearing in his court, the country’s main judicial body said on Thursday. James Agbadu-Fishim “received various sums of money from litigants and lawyers that had cases before him and some influential Nigerians under the false pretence that he was bereaved 17

October 3, 2018 12:02 PM Cecil the Lion killer freed

The High Court has set aside professional hunter Mr Theodore Christian Bronkhorst’s conviction and sentence in connection with the smuggling of 29 sables worth $435 000 to South Africa through an illegal exit point along the Limpopo River. Bronkhorst (55) made headlines in 2015 after he organised an illegal hunt which ended the life of the once famous 6

October 2, 2018 5:13 PM High Court evicts invaders from white farmer’s land

The High Court has ordered illegal occupiers of a white farmer’s land in Goromonzi to vacate the land immediately saying the commercial farmer was unfairly evicted. The ruling comes after Hector Dalton Ludick (senior), Hector Dalton Ludick (junior) and Jennifer Patricia Ludick filed a High Court application seeking to retain ownership of their Strathlone 4

September 28, 2018 10:05 AM Cameroon rail operator Camrail convicted over deadly 2016 train crash

Cameroonian rail operator Camrail and eleven other defendants were found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in connection with a train derailment that killed 79 people and wounded over 600 in October 2016. The packed train operated by Camrail, a unit of French industrial group Bollore, came off the tracks in the town of Eseka en route from the capital 14

September 16, 2018 5:16 PM Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch. Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals at the T-Mobile Arena, one year after they had fought 13

September 15, 2018 8:36 AM Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story

President Donald Trump’s conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied Friday involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s. In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman’s claim, made in a letter to the Democrats vetting his nomination, that he tried to force himself 11

September 15, 2018 6:15 AM JSC starts hunt for PG to replace Goba

THE Judicial Service Commission has started the process of recruiting a substantive Prosecutor-General to replace Advocate Ray Goba who resigned last month. Adv Goba stepped down after he was suspended pending an investigation into his fitness for office. In a statement yesterday, the JSC said individuals aspiring to take over the Prosecutor General 11

August 30, 2018 5:52 PM TV presenter arrested over armed robbery

One of Belgium’s top football TV presenters has been arrested as part of a police probe into a series of armed robberies, prosecutors said Wednesday. Stephane Pauwels, who has hosted football shows for Belgian and French TV, was held for questioning for “possible complicity” in an armed robbery in 2017 in the town of Lasne, south of Brussels, federal 40

August 30, 2018 9:43 AM Kenya’s deputy CJ deals top prosecutor a blow in court

Kenya’s top prosecutor Noordin Haji has suffered a blow in his quest to prosecute the country’s second-highest judge for alleged corruption. The High Court yesterday stopped criminal proceedings against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and lawyer Stanley Kiima. The judge is facing several charges of stealing, abuse of office and unlawful failure 31

August 19, 2018 2:37 PM MDC leader ropes in Mandela’s lawyer

A top South African advocate has been drafted into MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal team to fight the opposition party’s Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge to be heard on Wednesday. Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was the lawyer for South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, joins Chamisa’s backroom strategists, with his lead advocate 35