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14 August 2018 5:02 PM Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official says

An Ethiopian official says a notorious special police force in the country's Somali region killed 41 people and wounded 20 others as ethnic violence poses a challenge to the reformist new prime minister. Local spokesperson Miski Mohammed says the Liyu Police attacked on Sunday in east Hararghe while people fled fearing further attacks. Regional spokesperson 21

14 August 2018 11:16 AM Girl, 4, recalls dad shooting mom before turning gun on himself

Nthabiseng Mofokeng was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Johannes Thanyne, in front of their four-year-old daughter on Sunday evening in Moletsane, Soweto. Johannes later turned the gun on himself. It’s alleged Nthabiseng was in an abusive relationship with Johannes. Nthabiseng’s niece, Boitumelo Mofokeng, told DRUM the 36-year-old mother had just returned 19

13 August 2018 3:24 PM Durban Fees Must Fall activist to be sentenced in October

EFF student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will know his fate in two months after he was convicted on public violence charges on Monday. Khanyile, a Durban University of Technology student, appeared in the packed Durban Regional Court. National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson in KwaZulu-Natal Natasha Kara told News24 that Khanyile had been convicted 27

13 August 2018 8:45 AM John Mayer’s home burglarised as thieves make off with $200k worth of property

Cape Town – John Mayer became a victim of home invasion on Friday as thieves broke into his Hollywood Hills home. A police spokesperson told E! News, burglars broke a window to enter the house and made off with music equipment and other personal items worth an estimated $200k. According to TMZ, a security guard noticed the broken window around 12:00 and called 30

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Havoc as buildings, home in Hout bay set alight following death of at least one fisherman

Residents of Hout Bay who are upset about circumstances surrounding the apparent death of at least one suspected poacher have set alight several buildings in and around the harbour on Sunday afternoon. A source who lives in the Hangberg community, and who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were upset as officials had allegedly shot at a boat of poachers 34

12 August 2018 11:10 AM Joburg man accused of killing car guard over two missing bags

A man is set to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly killing a car guard after he noticed items were missing from his vehicle, police said. The man, 25, had parked his Silver Toyota Yaris on the corner of Rissik and Pritchard Streets on Tuesday evening to buy food at McDonalds, Johannesburg Central police spokesperson 23

11 August 2018 4:13 PM Cyclist airlifted after being shot in Krugersdorp

A 51-year-old cyclist was airlifted to hospital on Saturday morning, after being shot in a suspected robbery in Krugersdorp. Police spokesperson, Captain Appel Ernst, said passersby apparently found the seriously injured man next to the road, near Letamo Estate in Kromdraai. Three unknown men apparently robbed the cyclist of his bicycle and shot him in the back, she said. Netcare 21

11 August 2018 6:02 AM UK man pleads guilty to plotting van attack on London street

A Muslim convert pleaded guilty on Friday to plotting an Islamic State group-inspired van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district. During a hearing at London's Central Criminal Court, Lewis Ludlow admitted preparing acts of terrorism and fundraising for the militant group. Prosecutors say the 26-year-old wrote down his attack 62

10 August 2018 6:58 PM Kenya former governor charged over corruption

A Kenyan court on Thursday charged former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero with corruption and wasting public funds, following a new crackdown on public graft. Kidero, who lost in 2017 polls to the ruling coalition, was charged by the Special Economic Crimes Court with attempted fraud and mismanagement of public funds, relating to property transactions 59

10 August 2018 5:58 PM 13 die in fiery inferno as digger hits bus in Nigeria: police

Thirteen people burnt to death when a bus burst into flames after a head-on collision with a digger near Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Friday. "A pail loader (digger) skidded off the road and had a head-on collision with an oncoming bus," Rives state police spokesperson Nnamdi Omoni told AFP. He said the bus had left Port Harcourt 70