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Kidnappings multiply in Cameroon’s anglophone region

Since anglophone separatists declared independence last October, dozens of people have gone missing

British teacher held hostage in Libya released

British schoolteacher David Bolam has been released by his Libyan captors, allegedly after a ransom was paid.

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 20 women

Twenty women have been kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in northeast Nigeria, near Chibok.

Sars granted preservation order on Krejcir’s assets

Sars has obtained a preservation order against the assets of Radovan Krejcir, allowing it to look at his business empire and trace hidden assets.

Krejcir trial: State objects to pic as exhibit

A picture of the first state witness in the Krejcir trial has been entered as evidence despite the prosecutor's objection.

Radicals seek to diminish girls’ power

Gender rights are being dealt a further blow by leaders' inertia in rescuing the Nigerian teens from Boko Haram militants, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.

Nigeria rejects Boko Haram’s conditions for release of schoolgirls

Nigeria says it will not agree to suggestions by Boko Haram that the kidnapped schoolgirls will be released once the country frees militant prisoners.

Forensic DNA technology could identify kidnapped Nigerian girls

US and Spanish scientists say they are ready to help reunite the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls with their families, free of charge.

Boko Haram claims abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls

Boko Haram has in a video claimed responsibility for the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls during a raid in Chibok, Nigeria, last month.

Abducted Nigerian girls ‘married off’

As rumours swirl about the missing Chibok pupils, soldiers say rescue plans are being leaked to rebels.

Krejcir faces new conspiracy to commit murder charge

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder, according to police.

Yolande Korkie: All we can do is pray

Yolande Korkie, the wife of a South African man being held hostage by al-Qaeda in Yemen, has made a final video appeal for his release.

Krejcir co-accused assaulted in custody, says lawyer

One of the men accused of kidnapping, assault and attempted murder with Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, says he was assaulted while in police custody.

Yemen kidnappers make contact with Gift of the Givers

The al-Qaeda militants who kidnapped Pierre Korkie in Yemen have made contact, wanting to know where the ransom money from the SA government is.

Krejcir associates appear in court on separate charges

Two of the four people arrested in connection with the attempted murder of investigators in the Radovan Krejcir case have appeared in court.

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