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After Being Dumped By Her Lover, Female Police Officer Commits Suicide

A female police officer in Ghana has killed herself after her lover who promised to marry her ended their relationship. The Garu-Tempane District Police Commander ASP Alexander Tieku has confirmed that 31-year Constable Peace Agbemafo committed suicide because someone jilted her. “This is about the second time she has been …

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Outrage as Angolan police attack disabled protesters in wheelchair

A video circulating on social media showing Angolan police attacking disabled protesters in wheelchairs has sparked outrage. In an attempt to draw the attention of the authorities to their plight last Saturday in the capital Luanda, members of the National Association of Disabled People of Angola were met by uniformed …

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Morocco says Algeria expelled 55 migrants

Morocco has accused Algeria of expelling 55 Syrian migrants across the countries’ shared border, criticising it for “inhumane behaviour” in the latest row between the North African rivals. The migrants were sent across the frontier near the desert town of Figuig, Morocco’s interior ministry said in a statement. They had …

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Kenya: Army attacks al-Shabaab base kills 52 fighters

Kenya’s military said on Friday it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighbouring Somalia. The army destroyed the camp in Badhadhe region of Lower Jubba using ground troops and artillery fire, said military spokesperson Col Joseph Owuoth. An assortment …

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Zambia: President threatens to declare state of emergency

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Friday threatened to declare a state of emergency if people do not stop setting ablaze public properties in the wake of the arrest of the country’s leading opposition leader. Lungu said he will be forced to declare a state of emergency unless people stopped …

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Nigeria: Police raids Senator’s home, find N18M, $19,000

Police officers, on Thursday, April 20, found cash sums of $19,000, 4,000 Saudi riyals and N18 million during a raid at the Abuja home of Senator Danjuma Goje, reports say. The officers raided the home of the Senator, who represents Gombe central, following a supposed tip-off from an anonymous source. …

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