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Killings: Security agencies fighting prolonged battle, ignore new technologies

In the face of lingering insecurity in Nigeria, including terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and cybercrime, JESUSEGUN ALAGBE writes about the various...

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South Africa's President Ramaphosa condemns 'anti-foreigner violence

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned a wave of looting and violence mostly targeting nationals of other African countries. "There can be...

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Al Shabaab bribing elders to have an MP in 2020 polls

As bizarre as it might sound, al Shabaab militants seem to now find a short cut to legally take over reins of power secretly through the ballot, with help from...

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Car dealer among four suspects arrested over Sh72 million bank heist

 Kamore Maina And Faith Karanja  07th Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT +0300 The dramatic heist where a cash transit company lost Sh72 million on...

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5 killed, dozens injured in South Africas latest round of xenophobic attacks on fellow Africans

At least five people have been killed and dozens injured in the latest round of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the police have said. About 189 people...

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Steel thieves down Fordsburg power pylons

Eskom technicians were busy with repair work in Fordsburg, south of Johannesburg, on Friday after thieves stole steel components, bringing down an...

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Corruption

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Man wants Uhuru made to declare graft a national disaster
17 Sep, 2019

A Nakuru voter has moved to court seeking orders to compel president Uhuru Kenyatta to...

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Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite
11 Sep, 2019

Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed...

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South African archbishop says child abuse kept secret in Africa
31 Aug, 2019

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon - As the Vatican hosts a Feb. 21-24 summit on the clerical sexual abuse crisis, one South African archbishop has described the sexual abuse of minors as an issue...

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US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

Seventeen people arrested after unearthing of 'one of the largest cases of its kind in US...

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'Bomb threat' scammers are now threatening to throw acid on victims

Bomb threat extortion campaign yielded less than $1 for the spammers. By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | December 15, 2018 -- 14:51...

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Scammer behind sextortion campaigns arrested in France

Twenty-year-old Frenchman arrested at Paris Airport on Monday for extorting tens of victims. By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero...

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