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Coptic Monk Executed Over Murder Of Egyptian Bishop

A Coptic Christian monk, Wael al-Saad Tawadros, who was convicted over the 2018 killing of the Head of an ancient Egyptian desert monastery, has been hanged. Wael al-Saad Tawadros, who prosecutors say confessed to bludgeoning the Bishop over the head with a steel pipe while another monk, Remon Rasmi Mansour stood guard, was executed on […]

Jailed Kremlin Critic Complains Of Persistent Cough, Temperature

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has said he has a persistent cough and temperature. He added that there have been cases of tuberculosis in his prison. It was gathered that the 44 year old Alexei Navalny had been transferred to a medical unit with symptoms of a respiratory illness. Navalny’s Lawyer said he was in […]

Gunmen Free 1,844 Prison Inmates; Raze Police Headquarters In Imo

Gunmen has attacked the Nigerian Correctional Services Centre in Owerri, the Imo State Capital and freed 1,844 inmates. The Armed Men were said to have raided the Prison facility from 1:00am till 3:00am on Monday, April 5, 2021. They also razed the Imo State Police Command Headquarters in Owerri and burnt almost every vehicle within […]

Zimbabwean Journalist Freed After Arrest Over Tweet

A Zimbabwean High Court has freed award-winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail, following his arrest earlier this month for allegedly obstructing justice by tweeting about a gold smuggling case. Chin’ono had been incarcerated at a maximum-security prison for the past 17 days, accused of breaching his previous bail conditions by tweeting about the possible Court […]

Madagascar Prison Break: 20 Inmates Killed

Twenty inmates have been killed in a shootout with Police during a prison break in Madagascar on Sunday, August 23, 2020. The Justice Ministry said scores of Prisoners attacked Guards with rocks and grabbed a gun as they tried to flee the Farafangana Prison in the South-East of the Indian Ocean island. The Police and […]

South Africa Ramps Up Coronavirus Screening As Cases Rise

South Africa is ramping up its Coronavirus screening and testing programmes, as the number of cases in the country rise to 2,272. Officials who disclosed this on Monday, April 13, 2020, noted that the Country with the most recorded cases on the continent launched a public mobile mass screening and quarantine campaign just under two […]

Nearly 80 ‘Highly Dangerous’ Inmates Escape Paraguay Prison

Nearly 80 Prisoners have escaped from a Paraguayan prison near the border. The Police disclosed that many of the escapees are members of a Brazilian drug and arms trafficking gang and described as highly dangerous. Police spokeswoman, Elena Andrada, said the escapees, Brazilians, and Paraguayans made their getaway through a tunnel from the prison in […]

“Briton Guilty Of False Rape Claim”, Court Rules

A court in Cyprus found a British woman guilty of falsely claiming she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in the resort of Ayia Napa. The Court gave the ruling on Monday, December 30, 2019, adjourning sentencing till January 7, 2020. The woman, who was 19 at the time of the incident in […]

Court Remands Ondo Pastor In Prison Over Missing Child

An Ondo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Akure has remanded in prison custody, the pastor of the Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Alfa Babatunde. Pastor Babatunde, was arraigned on Monday, December 23, 2019, over his alleged involvement in the disappearance of a one-year-old child, Gold Kolawole, in his church on Sunday, November 10, 2019. He was charged […]