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Five arrested over kidney smuggling in Nepal

Police have arrested 5 people for their alleged involvement in a kidney-smuggling racket said to be operating from India. Chitwan police arrested Durga Bahadur Darji, 41, Bikram Pahari, 35, Prakash Tamang, Deepak Limbu, 34, and Bishal Nepali, 28, from different parts of the district on different dates,  Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal of District …

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Ugandan Constitutional Court okays presidential age amendment, clears way for Museveni to be elected again after 32 years in power

Ugandan Constitutional court on Friday, validated a constitutional amendment that removes an age limit for presidential aspirants, clearing the way for long-serving President Yoweri Museveni to remain in power for life. After more than 11 hours of debate, 4 out of the 5 justices on the Constitutional court rejected a challenge …

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Girl killed by unknown attackers on her way home from work and her corpse was dumped in a church

A young girl was brutally murdered by unknown attackers as she was going home from work and her corpse was dumped in a church in Zambia. The shocking incident reportedly happened around Kabwe’s Site and Service area in Zambia. The young woman’s head was smashed in and there was blood …

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‘Never, ever threaten the US again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered’ – Trump issues stern warning to Iranian President

Yesterday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States that it could shut down international oil shipments in the strategic Strait of Hormuz if Washington continued to provoke Tehran.   “We have always guaranteed the security of this strait. Do not play with the lion’s tail; you will regret it forever” Rouhani told diplomats …

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11 taxi drivers killed in ambush during shooting in South Africa

Gunmen in South Africa have killed 11 taxi drivers in an ambush. The men from Gauteng province were travelling to Johannesburg on Saturday night when their minibus was fired on.   The victims, and four others critically injured, were returning from a colleague’s funeral in the coastal region of Kwa-Zulu …

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South Korea’s ex female president who is already serving a 24 year jail term for corruption, gets another Eight years

Park Geun-hye, the South Korean former President who was jailed for 24 years for corruption, has been slammed with an additional eight-year jail term for receiving bribe from the country’s National Intelligence Service (NIS).   A Seoul Central District Court gave the verdict on Friday after a separate trial on …

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South African police officers to face trial for killing Nigerian

Some South African police officers in the coming weeks will be arraigned for allegedly killing a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Olalekan-Badmus, in 2017.   The Nigerian Mission in South Africa in an interview today said that the officers were implicated in the killing. The Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, said through …

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Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption

Samuel Undenge, a former Energy Minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex President Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail today. His lawyer said that this is the first conviction of a Mugabe-era official since he stepped down.   Mugabe resigned in November after 37 years …

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President Trump rejects Vladimir Putin’s proposal to let Russia interrogate US citizens

President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal by Vladimir Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other American citizens.   “It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it,” said Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.   Putin had offered a quid-pro-quo of …

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42yr old US Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke while working during President Trump’s trip to Scotland

A United States Secret Service agent has died after suffering a stroke while supporting President Donald Trump’s trip to Scotland over the weekend.   The 42-year-old agent, identified as Special Agent Noel E. Remagen, was working on protection for national security adviser John Bolton on the midnight shift when he was …

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