Category: Africa News

South Africa:Govt to Appeal Decision On Muslim Marriages

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Photo: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Government has taken a decision to appeal the judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court on Muslim marriages. The case was brought by the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) and Ruwayda Esau. The WLC had argued that by not recognising Muslim marriages under common law, the law […]

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South Africa:Three Arrested for Alleged Murder

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

press release Ngqamakhwe Police arrested three men for alleged murder of a 20 year old man. The deceased was seen by community members in a pool of blood on Friday 19 October 2018 at about 03:00 at Jojweni Locality, Nqancule Village, Ngqamakhwe. Ngqamakhwe Police detectives worked around the clock and arrested three suspects two aged […]

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South Africa:Three Suspects Arrested for Stolen Goods and Bribery

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

press release On Friday, 19 October 2018, an intelligence driven operation in Brits, North West resulted in the arrest of three suspects for possession of suspected stolen goods (HDPE pipes) and bribery. The Brits Trio task received information of two vehicles that were loaded with pipes allegedly stolen from one of the mines. The vehicles, […]

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South Africa:It Wasn’t Going to Change

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Her battle with the DA was like an abusive relationship, Patricia de Lille says. And the best decision when caught in such a situation is to walk away, “because it’s not going to change”. In an interview with News24 this week, the outgoing Cape Town mayor said, at a recent engagement with abuse survivors, she […]

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Nigeria:Commander Tasks Troops On Commitments to Defeat Boko Haram

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, has tasked troops to be dedicated in the discharge of their duties to end the Boko Haram insurgency. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri, disclosed that Biu said that such commitments was necessary to defeat […]

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