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25 February 2018 9:59 AM DRC police fire bullets, tear gas on anti-Kabila rally: AFP

Kisangani - At least two people were wounded as police fired live bullets and tear gas on Sunday to break up a banned protest against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kisangani, the country's third largest city, an AFP reporter said. Hundreds starting marching after mass at the city's cathedral but were dispersed by security forces 12

24 February 2018 8:23 PM Police's 10111 number down on Cape Peninsula

Cape Town - The police's 10111 emergency number in Maitland, which serves the Cape Peninsula, is down due to a technical issue. Callers must call their local police station directly until it is fixed, police advised on Saturday. Spokesperson Lt-Col Andre Traut said the technical issue is impairing telephone and radio communication. "Our technicians are hard at work to resolve 15

24 February 2018 7:23 PM Former policeman shot dead in Roodepoort robbery

Cape Town - A former policeman was killed in a house robbery in Roodekraans, west of Johannesburg, on Friday night. Deon van Wyk, a volunteer with the Kruin Community Voluntary Association, said Andrew du Plooy had opened the back door on Friday night to let his dog out, and then realised there were strangers in the house. Du Plooy tried to get back in the house 15

24 February 2018 3:00 PM Morocco police arrests prominent newspaper publisher

Rabat - Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said. Taoufiq Bouachrine, 49, was arrested during a police raid on his newspaper, Akhbar al-Yaoum, in Casablanca, Mounir Abou Al Maali told AFP. He said around 20 policemen in civilian 17

24 February 2018 1:28 PM Police captain gunned down in KZN business robbery

Maphumulo – A police captain was shot and killed during a business robbery in Maphumulo, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday afternoon, provincial police confirmed. KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele on Saturday said the incident happened at around 16:10, when an unknown number of suspects entered the local hardware store and robbed the employees of an undisclosed 16

24 February 2018 11:32 AM Ngcobo massacre: Suspects tried to 'fight their way to freedom'

Ngcobo – Police officials acted in accordance with the law when they shot and killed seven gunmen and arrested 10 others at a church on Friday in relation to the killing of police members in Ngcobo. Members from the Tactical Response Team and others in the task team tasked with tracking down those responsible for the killings, were met with force by those 18

24 February 2018 10:56 AM Opposition politician killed with machetes in Tanzania

Nairobi - An opposition politician was hacked to death at his home in central Tanzania on Thursday night, police said on Friday, as his party described the murder as a "political assassination." Godfrey Luena, of the Chadema party, was the elected head of the small Namawala municipality in the central Morogoro Region. He was the second party official 18

24 February 2018 6:52 AM 8 charged in murder of SA wildlife conservationist in Tanzania

Johannesburg - A US -based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder Wayne Lotter, who was shot in Dar es Salaam last year. The PAMS Foundation on Friday congratulated police and prosecutors in the East African nation and said it is relieved that the suspects 16

23 February 2018 6:35 PM Two car bombings strike Somalia capital

Mogadishu - At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded on Friday when two car bombs exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the city's main ambulance service said. "We have so far collected 18 bodies and 20 wounded persons from one of the blast scenes," Abdukadir Abdurahman Aden of the Aamin Ambulance told AFP. The bombings targeted the presidential 19

23 February 2018 5:03 PM Two shot dead by Zimbabwe police in minibus clash

Harare - Zimbabwean police said on Friday they had shot two people dead and injured four others during a confrontation in the capital Harare over a ban on commuter minibuses in the city centre. City authorities on Thursday banned minibuses from using pick-up points in central Harare in a move to tackle traffic congestion, angering both drivers and passengers 18