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11 January 2019 6:14 AM Ethiopia charges 68 over deadly unrest near capital

Ethiopia's attorney general has charged 68 people with involvement in deadly riots in and around Addis Ababa in September that left at least 49 dead, local media reported on Wednesday. The 68 are suspected of playing a part in violence both before and after the return of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front. The rebel group returned to Addis Ababa 32

04 January 2019 5:05 PM Tunisia says 2 jihadists blow themselves up in security raid

Two alleged jihadists blew themselves up Thursday during an early morning raid by Tunisian security forces on a house in the central region of Sidi Bouzid, the interior ministry said. Acting on a tip off, "police units raided a house in the Jelma area... and two terrorists blew themselves up with explosive belts", national security spokesman Walid Hkima 31

31 December 2018 6:56 PM Iraq sentenced 616 foreigners for ISIS links in 2018

Iraq sentenced more than 600 foreigners including many women and dozens of minors in 2018 for belonging to the Islamic State group, the judiciary said on Monday. Iraq declared "victory" over ISIS at the end of 2017 after a three-year war against the jihadists, who once controlled nearly a third of the country as well as swathes of neighbouring Syria 33

31 December 2018 10:32 AM Arson attack not ruled out in latest Joburg train fire

Gauteng Metrorail suspects arson may have been behind Monday's train fire in Mayfair, Johannesburg, which left a trailer and a motor coach worth R8m gutted. Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng on Monday said there was no casualties in the latest incident. In October, two coaches also belonging to Metrorail were set alight on separate platforms at the Germiston 31

31 December 2018 4:48 AM Police uncover R1.5m stash in Durban flat

A 53-year-old man is expected to appear in court on Monday after allegedly running a drug laboratory from an apartment in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban. Mandrax and heroin with a street value of R1.5m was found on the premises. The arrest followed a raid on the premises on Friday night by various police units, KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel 54

12 December 2018 6:05 PM Egypt says 27 militants killed in Sinai, border with Libya

Egypt says its security forces have killed at least 27 suspected militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula and along its porous border with Libya. The military said on Wednesday that forces destroyed 342 hideouts and weapons depots, dismantled 344 explosive devices and detained more than 400 suspects and around 3 000 illegal migrants, without 41

11 December 2018 3:33 PM Police operation in Sophiatown leads to arrests of 19 people

Increased police visibility in Sophiatown, Gauteng, has led to the arrest of 19 suspects for various offences. Ten are facing charges of being in possession of drugs, three for domestic violence, one for pointing of a firearm, one for armed robbery, and four for theft and other crimes. "Police are working hard to find drug manufacturing labs and drug lords 51

11 December 2018 5:39 AM Bus full of suspects arrested for public violence, malicious damage to property

A bus full of suspects was escorted to the Sandton police station on Monday after the 105 occupants, alleged to be striking workers, were arrested on charges of public violence and malicious damage to property, say Gauteng police. Spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said it was expected to take about two days to process and charge the group, suspected 34

10 December 2018 5:48 AM 'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said on Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder. The source told the US network the transcript made clear the killing was premeditated, and suggests several phone calls were made to give briefings on the progress 37

06 December 2018 10:05 AM Angolan activist talks human rights with country's president

An Angolan human rights activist says the country's president plans to investigate a case of alleged torture by police officials. Activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais says he told President Joao Lourenco at a meeting on Wednesday that two Criminal Investigation Service officials allegedly involved in the 2016 torture of Joao Dala received 51