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October 11, 2018 7:14 PM Cameroon ‘must prove separatist prisoners are alive’

Lawyers in Cameroon defending leaders of a movement to create a separate state of Ambazonia have called on the government to produce evidence that their clients are still alive. Barrister Christopher Ndong was representing his clients at a hearing at the Yaounde Appeals Court. For the fifth time, secessionist leader Sissiku Ayuk Tabe and his fellow defendants 16

October 3, 2018 11:56 PM Zesa CEO Joshua Chifamba arrested

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) chief executive officer, Engineer Joshua Chifamba, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution (ZETDC) managing director Engineer Julian Chinembiri and his finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo were yesterday arrested in connection with over $35 million underhand dealings involving an Indian company 7

September 28, 2018 7:30 AM Zimbabwe elephant tramples German tourist to death

A German tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant as she tried to photograph the animal in Zimbabwe. Authorities in Zimbabwe say the attack occurred on Wednesday in Mana Pools National Park and the tourist succumbed to her injuries later the same day. The woman was in a group of tourists who encountered a herd of elephants upon entering the park. Elephant 12

September 23, 2018 6:27 PM Ari Fuld killing: $1m raised for family by crowdfunders

A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $1m (£760,000; 850,000 euros) for the family of an American Israeli killed by a Palestinian a week ago. It was set up after Ari Fuld was stabbed to death at a shopping centre in the Jewish settlement bloc of Etzion in the occupied West Bank. Mr Fuld, who had a large social media following, managed to shoot 21

September 20, 2018 6:56 AM Former columnist jailed for ‘abusive’ posts about Aung San Suu Kyi

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for “abusive” Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. Ngar Min Swe was sentenced for sedition on Tuesday, Yangon’s Western District Court spokesman Htay Aung told AFP. “He was convicted 11

September 20, 2018 6:49 AM Iraq court condemns to death ‘deputy of IS leader’

An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent jihadist described as a deputy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to death on terrorism charges. “The Karkh criminal court in Baghdad sentenced to death by hanging one of the most prominent leaders of IS, who served as a deputy of Baghdadi,” judicial spokesman Abdel Sattar Bayraqdar said. Ismail 12

September 16, 2018 2:41 AM Uebert Angel targets one million people

The Spirit Embassy: Good News Church led by Prophet Uebert Angel says it is going to print out and distribute ‘Daily Devotionals’ targeting an ambitious one million people across the world including prisons and some non-christian areas. Daily devotionals are publications which provide a specific spiritual reading for each calendar day, forming part of the discipline 12

August 24, 2018 2:14 PM Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Senegal Trudy Stevenson found dead

Her official chauffeur reported for work on Friday morning to find her lifeless body. A spokesman for Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister who who spoke to ZimLive.com confirmed her death, but said a statement would be issued after they had made contact with her next of kin. Stevenson was born 16 September 1944. She is also a founding member of the Movement 29

August 16, 2018 5:19 PM Mali president wins second term in country plagued by violence

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita secured a second five-year term after beating former Finance Minister Soumaila Cisse in the Aug. 12 runoff election by a landslide. Keita secured 67 percent of the vote against Cisse’s 33 percent, Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization Mohamed Ag Erlaf said in a broadcast on state television 19

August 14, 2018 7:40 PM Video apparently shows Mo Salah using a phone while driving

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been referred to the police by his club after he was apparently filmed using a mobile phone while driving. Merseyside Police confirmed in a tweet that the video had been passed to the “relevant department”. A spokesman for the Premier League club said they had alerted police after discussions with the player 20