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10 members of same family killed in South Africa mass shooting | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Ten members from the same family, including seven women and three men, were killed by gunmen Friday in the city of Pietermaritzburg, in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province of South Africa, police said Friday. “According to initial police reports, unknown gunmen stormed a Pietermaritzburg homestead and ambushed the family,” the South African Ministry of Police said in a

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Ceasefire crumbles amid chaos in Sudan as death toll reaches 270 | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Gunfire, explosions and overhead fighter jets were heard across Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Tuesday, as gunmen reportedly stormed the homes of people working for the United Nations and other international organizations, amid conflicting reports of an agreed ceasefire in the country. Fighting between the country’s armed forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support

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Murder charge dropped against co-defendant in case of killer accused of faking his own death in South Africa | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  South African prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against Zolile Sekeleni, the father of the girlfriend of high-profile convicted murderer Thabo Bester, who is accused of escaping from a South African prison after faking his own death in a fire, officials told CNN Monday. Sekeleni’s daughter, Nandipha Magudumana, a prominent medical doctor

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Nigerians vote in governorship polls as ruling party scrambles to regain lost ground in key states | CNN

[ad_1] Lagos, Nigeria CNN  —  Nigerians began voting on Saturday in delayed governorship polls, weeks after a controversial and disputed presidential election – amid reports of electoral violence and voter disenfranchisement. A party official was shot and killed in Lagos Saturday during the elections for Nigeria’s new state governors. “From all over Lagos we are

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Gunmen abduct more than 100 in Nigeria’s Zamfara state | CNN

[ad_1] More than 100 people, including women and children, were abducted when gunmen raided four villages in Nigeria’s northwestern Zamfara state on Sunday, the information commissioner and residents said on Monday. Kidnapping has become endemic in northwest Nigeria as roving gangs of armed men abduct people from villages, highways and farms, and demand ransom money

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