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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.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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