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16 January 2019 6:31 AM LIVE: Workers in Kenyan capital Nairobi still trapped after militant attack

At least 15 people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office 159

15 January 2019 6:34 PM Pupils allegedly forced to strip half naked for forgetting calculators

A Limpopo high school is under investigation after 18 pupils were allegedly forced to strip half naked because they forgot their calculators at home. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said no arrests were made in connection with the allegations, which include that the 18 Ntwampe High School pupils were ordered to remove their shirts and "sit in the sun at the assembly" 72

15 January 2019 1:28 PM WATCH: Gunfire, explosions reported near upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital, Nairobi

An upscale complex in Kenya's capital is under attack, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The complex in Nairobi includes a large hotel known as DusitD2, banks and offices. Police spokesperson Charles Owino says that "we have sent officers to the scene, including from the anti-terrorism unit, but so far we have no more information." Ambulances, security 82

15 January 2019 12:01 PM Man dies after being set alight in Hillbrow mob justice attack

A man has died in hospital after he and another man were set alight in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Monday. The alleged attack happened after residents accused the two men of stealing a handbag from a woman. "The community chased them down and caught them. Unfortunately, once they were caught they applied mob justice," Captain Kay Makhubele told News 24 on Tuesday 40

15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 76

14 January 2019 8:02 PM Jayme Closs says accused kidnapper shot her parents, taped her hands, feet and drove her to remote cabin

Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has told police she tried to hide from the man accused of killing her parents and kidnapping her, but that he dragged her out of her home and threw her in the trunk of his vehicle. Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint on Monday charging Jake Thomas Patterson with two counts of intentional homicide, kidnapping and burglary 47

14 January 2019 5:54 AM Bus carrying schoolchildren rolls over in Laersdrift, Mpumalanga

One child has reportedly died after a bus carrying schoolchildren rolled onto its side on the R555 near Laersdrift, Mpumalanga, on Sunday. According to a Facebook post by Specialised Investigation PSTT, the bus was travelling from Steelpoort to Middelburg when the accident happened. Netwerk24 quoted an unnamed sourced who confirmed the incident, saying 38

13 January 2019 5:16 PM Russian teen dies after allegedly overdosing on contraceptive pills

A 16-year-old girl has died after allegedly taking an overdose of contraceptive pills because she was terrified of getting pregnant. The teen, whose name hasn’t been released, was rushed to a hospital in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, in western Russia, after collapsing at home. She was taken to the hospital’s intensive-care unit in critical condition, but doctors 123

13 January 2019 5:00 PM Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum: witnesses

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in Khartoum after organisers called for nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir. Protesters chanting "peace, peace" and "revolution is the people's choice" took to the streets in the capital's district of Bahari, but were quickly confronted by riot police, witnesses 90

13 January 2019 6:56 AM Permit refused for concert set to be hosted by R. Kelly amid allegations

Springfield — Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star. Illinois Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Denise Albert told the Chicago Tribune that the application for the Spring Break Jam in April was denied on Thursday because 70