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22 October 2018 12:01 PM Shooting in Nigerian House of Assembly... 3 people wounded

Several gunmen have reportedly invaded Nigeria's Edo State House of Assembly, chasing away lawmakers after the impeachment of the deputy speaker Victor Edoror. According to The Nation, three people were wounded in the pandemonium while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers fled the scene with their bodyguards. A Punch.com report said that security 12

22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 17

19 October 2018 10:34 AM Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

US President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a US congressman who assaulted a reporter, making light of the attack. Greg Gianforte was sentenced to six months of deferred jail time, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management sessions and $385 in fines and court fees for the misdemeanor assault that propelled him and his congressional 21

19 October 2018 8:36 AM Court hears details of Lions coach’s alleged sexual assault

Cape Town - Lions defence coach Joey Mongalo's court case for allegedly indecently assaulting a woman in Sydney is underway. Reports that followed the incident indicated that Mongalo was accused of forcing a 26-year-old hotel concierge to touch him inappropriately. According to the Stuff.co.nz website, court proceedings got underway on Thursday, with a friend 25

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

18 October 2018 10:23 AM Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545 000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports minister Hassan Wario and two other former sports ministry officials 23

18 October 2018 5:15 AM Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims – report

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations. According to Nyasa Times, police confirmed the incident, adding that Mathias James forced his way into the woman’s house after drinking beer in a neighbouring village. James beat the deceased woman with a wooden spoon. The attack was so hard that the woman 21

17 October 2018 6:07 AM Miguel Louw's alleged killer to appear in court

The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 9-year-old Miguel Louw will appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. In August Mohammed Ebrahim was granted bail of R2 500 as the State had failed to bring further evidence since his arrest on July 28. "The State says that there was information [gathering] and tracking in finding him," defence 25

17 October 2018 3:08 AM Kessie Nair to appear in court for hurling k-word at Ramaphosa

The former Durban businessman who called President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word in a Facebook video is expected to appear in the Verulam Family Court on Wednesday. Kessie Nair has been charged with six counts of crimen injuria and two of incitement of public violence for the use of the word in the viral video. At his last court appearance in September 32

16 October 2018 8:13 AM Human rights lawyer charged for pointing his finger at policeman

Human rights lawyer Richard Spoor has been charged with assault for pointing his finger at a police officer, GroundUp reported. Spoor is an attorney for Xolobeni residents opposed to mining in this remote part of the Wild Coast. Spoor was arrested and appeared in court on September 25. He is set to appear at Bizana Magistrate's Court on October 25. His charge 33