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27 March 2018 6:35 PM KZN uncle gets 4 life terms for killing his sister's children for their ears

An uncle has been sentenced to four life sentences for killing his sister's four children for their ears in Ncukeni, Port Edward, on KwaZulu-Natal's South Coast. Ben Zimele Mbhele, 32, was sentenced in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday for the murders of his two nephews and two nieces – aged between four and 12. Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile 42

23 March 2018 8:06 PM Eastern Cape woman sentenced to life for husband's murder

An Eastern Cape woman and her two accomplices have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her husband by the Eastern Cape High Court sitting in Butterworth. Zimkhitha Tetyana, 45, with the help of two accomplices, Lwando Ramba and Yandisa Tonci, murdered 52-year-old Mlamli Tetyana in Dutywa on June 2, 2016. "Both Lwando Ramba and Yandisa 47

23 March 2018 7:32 PM 'South Africa's worst serial rapist' jailed indefinitely

Lonwabo Solontsi, 29, has been slapped with an indefinite sentence by the Eastern Cape High Court in Grahamstown on Friday. Solontsi, who was on trial for 39 charges of rape and several of housebreaking with intention to rape, and robbery, was described as South Africa's "worst serial rapist" by police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender. The convicted 47

11 March 2018 12:13 PM Egypt court sentences 10 to death on terror-related charges

Cairo - An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 people to death and five others to life in prison for forming a "terrorist cell" to plot attacks on security forces and other institutions. The state-run MENA news agency says the defendants are affiliated with the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group and are accused of aiming to assault security personnel 56

24 February 2018 10:56 AM S Africa's top court upholds Nigerian oil militant conviction

Johannesburg - South Africa's top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for a Nigerian oil militant convicted of a series of terror attacks in his home country eight years ago. Henry Okah was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during independence 39

31 January 2018 2:23 PM Zambia police hunt girls suspected of breaking anti-gay laws

Lusaka - Zambian police are searching for two young women suspected of breaking the conservative country's tough anti-homosexuality laws after images of them in intimate poses surfaced on social media, officers said on Wednesday. The photographs, published by local media, show two young women relaxing together apparently in a bar or club and include 60

24 January 2018 4:00 AM Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the men

Dar Es Salaam - Tanzanian authorities say they have arrested five schoolgirls so they can help with information on the men who impregnated them. Tandahimba District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba said late on Monday that the schoolgirls were arrested last week. He says police seek to question two other schoolgirls. The East African nation sentences those 51

08 December 2017 7:30 PM Tanzania arrests 3 more over online video of women kissing

Dodoma - Tanzanian police say they have arrested three more people over a video shared online in which a woman kisses and embraces another woman. Ahmed Msangi, police chief in the Mwanza region, says 25-year-old Janeth Shonza was arrested in the central region of Singida. He says police also are holding a man accused of creating the video and another 59

01 November 2017 12:59 PM 'Let's restore the death penalty,' Mugabe says

Harare - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said on Wednesday he is in favour of resuming executions after more than a decade in response to rising murder rates. Although he said his cabinet is divided on the issue, Mugabe said he favours lifting the moratorium on executions. "Let's restore the death penalty," he said, speaking at the burial of a political 59

31 October 2017 12:41 PM Ex-Trump aide faces decades in prison

Washington - President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates face decades in federal prison and millions of dollars in potential fines if convicted on all counts in a sprawling federal indictment unsealed Monday. Manafort potentially faces up to 80 years in prison, according to a review of the federal 43