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Africa

Khalifa Haftar, Benghazi-based US citizen, backed by Russian mercenaries captured a city in northern Libya

The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, took control of the Libyan city of Sirte. This was reported by Sky News Arabiya. “The commander-in-chief decided on a well-planned,pre-emptive strike and within less than three hours we were in the heart of Sirte,” said LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari. The inhabitants of the […]

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Africa Crime

South African policeman who “liked nice things and fashion”sentenced to 30 years’, for killing Nigerian drug diller, while high on cocaine

Twenty four year old Police Constable Austine Reynold was found guilty of robbery and murder in the Durban High Court last Friday. He was sentenced to 15 and 25 years for each of the crimes respectively. However 10 years of the robbery sentence will run concurrently, effectively making his sentence 30 years. The crimes were […]

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Africa

5,000 killed in DR Congo measles epidemic ‘mostly children’

According to the World Health Organization, the  Democratic Republic of Congo is seeing the world’s biggest outbreak of measles. Of the 5000 people who have succumbed to the disease, the vast majority have been children. A total of 250,270 cases of measles have been recorded as of November 17 with 5110 fatalities. This is more […]