Category Archives: CRIME

Burkina coup general charged over 1987 murder of Thomas Sankara

OUAGADOUGOU – General Gilbert Diendere, leader of a failed September coup in Burkina Faso, has been charged with murder in connection with the 1987 death of the country’s iconic former leader Thomas Sankara, the military prosecutor’s office said Monday. He … read more »

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DRC charges 34 with genocide

  Kinshasa – A prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday he had charged 34 people with genocide and crimes against humanity in inter-ethnic violence in the country’s southeast. The charges against members of the Luba, a Bantu … read more »

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Cecil hunter to appear in court

  Harare – Theo Bronkhorst, 52, is due to appear in the Hwange Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday accused of organising an “illegal” hunt for an American dentist, Walter Palmer who shot a lion known as Cecil last month. Bronkhorst, released … read more »

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