Tag: police

Kenya arrests two police after ‘shooting incident’, launches enquiry

International campaigners have raised concerns about police behaviour in the East African nation, including during lockdown restrictions.

Nigerian police recover stolen Senate mace

Nigerian police recover stolen Senate mace

Tanzanian frees musician arrested for mocking the government

Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered the immediate release of a popular local musician on Monday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly mocking the government in a song. Police had accused Ney...

South African police find weapons stash in basement

South African police said they discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building on Monday. Police spokesman Mavela Masondo said they were called after...

UK police make seven arrests in raids linked to investigation into attack on Parliament

British police have searched six addresses and made seven arrests in raids as part of an investigation into Wednesday's attack on the Houses of Parliament which left four people dead and 40...

Zimbabwe opposition demand UN-conducted vote

Zimbabwean opposition parties demanded on Wednesday that presidential elections next year be conducted by a committee set up by the United Nations and African Union because they had lost confidence in the...

In South Africa, immigration feeds corrupt officials and race hate

In 2010 police in Johannesburg shot Justin Ejimkonye, a Nigerian migrant, in the leg. The reason why is unclear: It took the police 18 months to charge Ejimkonye with any crime. When...

Zimbabwe police out in force ahead of opposition protest

Zimbabwean police deployed water cannon and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition parties against changes to the voter registration process. Anti-government protests...
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