Cameroon: EU condemns radio-host murder

Brussels 23.01.2023 The European Union strongly condemns the murder of the well-known Cameroonian radio host, Mr Martinez Zogo. An outspoken Cameroonian journalist has been found dead in Yaoundé, after he disappeared last week in a suspected abduction. Martinez Zogo had recently broadcast about an alleged embezzlement case involving a wealthy businessman and top officials. More:…

South Africa: 58 murders daily

The number of homicides rose by 1.4% to 21,325 in the 12 months through March — an average of 58 a day — the police service said in its annual crime-statistics report. Shocking crime statistics released in South Africa this week. The number of murders has risen every year since 2013. #CrimeStats2020 pic.twitter.com/wOjOtTov1J — Phumlani…

Lesotho PM Thabane resigns

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane resigned on May 19, three months after police named him and his current wife as major suspects in the murder of his former wife in a case that has shocked the southern African nation. Thabane had formally handed in his resignation to King Letsie III, the top traditional leader of…

Boko Haram killed aid worker

Boko Haram jihadists have killed another kidnapped aid worker in northeast Nigeria, the government said, the news came a month after one of her colleagues was murdered. Information minister Lai Mohammed did not identify the victim but described her killing as “dastardly, inhuman and ungodly”, and vowed to push for the release of two remaining…

CAR arrests suspected murderers of Chinese workers

A number of  suspects have now been arrested in the Central African Republic after three Chinese nationals were murdered last week by an angry mob. The murders reportedly occurred after a boat capsized on a river near the town of  Sosso-Nakombo. The boat was carrying four Chinese employees of a mining company and a local youth…