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CRIME

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Africa

Kenyan court orders suspected serial killer to be held for 30 days

        A Kenyan court on Tuesday ordered a man who police said has confessed to murdering and dismembering 42 women to be detained for 30 days while the investigation continues. Collins Jumaisi Khalusha, 33, described by police as a "vampire, a psychopath", was arrested in the early hours of Monday following the horrific discovery of mutilated bodies in a Nairobi garbage dump. He appeared in a Nairobi […]

todayJuly 16, 2024 5

Namibia

Crime Spree Of The Weekend Includes Break-ins, Theft, and Fatal Stabbing

On Friday Groot-Aub and Wanaheda were sites of multiple criminal incidents. In Groot-Aub, a generator valued at N$11,995.00 was stolen from a shack at Uiros. Meanwhile, in Wanaheda's Outapi Street, thieves made off with clothes, a gas cylinder, shoes, blankets, and cosmetics worth N$17,000.99 from a residence. In a tragic turn in Wanaheda's Goreangab area, Bigshow Gawaseb was fatally stabbed by a 24-year-old suspect, who sustained injuries and is now […]

todayJuly 1, 2024 10

Africa

The tiny African island nation of Cape Verde will add to its Olympics retinue with a sport that is flourishing Africa-wide

      By Bonface Orucho, bird story agency     The 2024 Paris Olympics will be historic for Cape Verde, the island nation that seems to be outperforming across the board, as the nation debuts in a new sport for the country's Olympics team: fencing. The milestone highlights just how much the sport is growing, not only on the Atlantic Ocean island, but across the African continent. According to […]

todayJune 10, 2024 31

Africa

Fencing offers teens hope in impoverished Nairobi slum

        By Rose TROUP BUCHANAN   Along the muddy tracks of a sprawling slum in Kenya's capital Nairobi, scores of teenagers learn how to fence each weekend under Mburu Wanyoike, whose initiative offers hope in a place bedevilled by crime and lack of opportunity. Several hundred thousand people live in closely packed poverty in Mathare, many born there like 27-year-old Wanyoike, who a decade ago was on […]

todayJune 10, 2024 4

South Africa

Owning a gun in South Africa offers some safety, but risks run high for users and society – expert

    By Guy Lamb, Stellenbosch University   South Africa has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, eclipsed only by Honduras and a handful of Caribbean island states. Furthermore, South African police crime data shows that South Africans experience above average levels of robbery, assault and rape. The 2022/23 Victims of Crime survey, which surveyed a representative sample of 42,746 South Africans, showed that the population had […]

todayApril 29, 2024 9

Oshiwambo

A tindilwa obooloha

OOmukiintu gomimvo 37 ngoka kwa lopotwa a kwata onkonga okamwanamati komimvo 9 okwa holoka mompangu ya mangestrata gwaNdangwa oshikando shotango Etitatu. Omweetipo gwiihokolola lyepangelo komeho gompangu Johanna Shiweda, okwa pula ompangu yuundulile oshipotha komasiku 13 Mei nuumvo, opo ku monike aapambele yo ya popi we nayo. Omufekelwa okwa fatululilwa uuthemba we Okwa holoka komeho omupanguli Loyd Mabanelo Munyungano. Otaku hokololwa Omufekelwa a tulwa miipandeko momukunda Ongenga mOkaku, taku fekelewa a […]

todayApril 17, 2024 16 2 5

South Africa

Western Cape MEC for Police Oversight and Community Safety has called for improved service delivery in the police service

Western Cape MEC for Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, has called for improved service delivery in the police service to curb crime. This stance comes after statistics reveal 243 cases were dismissed due to SAPS inefficiencies between April and September 2023. Of these, 89 were related to gender-based violence. Allen emphasises the need for police improvement plans to prevent recurrence, stressing the importance of credible and trustworthy policing […]

todayApril 16, 2024 13

Oshiwambo

Omukiintu mokakuma konima sho a kwata okamwanamati koonkondo

Omukuluntu gopolosi moshitopolwa shaShana Commisiona Naftal Sakaria okwati aakiintu mboka taya ningile aanona omahepeko gopaihulo otaya katukilwa onkatu noku pewa omageelo ngaashi ka naana ngoka taga pewa aalumentu. Sakaria okwa thamuna shoka konima sho omukiintu gomimvo 37 kwa Lopotwa a tulwa miipandeko momukunda Ongenga mOkaku, taku fekelewa a kwata onkonga okamwana komimvo 9. Tati omufekelwa ngoka poompito odhindji oha hula okanona hoka iikutu, noku ka longela omuyonena ngoka gopaihulo. Natango […]

todayApril 16, 2024 25 2 5

Namibia

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Oshakati Bar Stabbing Incident

A suspect involved in a fatal stabbing at a bar in Oshakati's Oneshila Evululuko location has been arrested following a manhunt by the Namibian Police Force in the Oshana region. The suspect, from Oshandumbala village, was apprehended with the help of his parents and is charged with murder and attempted murder. The incident occurred after the suspect engaged in a fight with the deceased, allegedly provoked by having wine thrown […]

todayApril 15, 2024 6

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