Category: Crime & Justice

Nigeria: 2 Policemen Arrested in Kidnapping of Finance Minister’s Mother

Nigeria: 2 Policemen Arrested in Kidnapping of Finance Minister’s Mother

In the ongoing case regarding the recent kidnaaping of the 82 year old mother of Nigerian Finance Minister and former World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, sources in Nigeria say two Police officers have been arrested on suspicion of alledgely helping the kidnappers involved. On Monday December 10, 2012, the 82 year old Professor (Mrs) Kamene Okonjo […]

Mother of Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been kidnapped

Mother of Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been kidnapped

The mother of Nigerian Finance Minister and former World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (58) has been kidnapped from her home in the Southern Nigeria. The kidnapping was confirmed and reported in a statement released on Sunday 8th December 2012 by the ministry of Finance. The statement read: “Earlier today, Professor (Mrs) Kamene Okonjo … […]

Cameroon’s Former Prime Minister Arrested for Embezzlement

Cameroon’s Former Prime Minister Arrested for Embezzlement

The arrest took place on Monday 16 April 2012 in Yaoundé, Capital of Cameroon. Both are being detained in security cells in Yaoundé. The two have been accused and implicated in shady financial transactions in relation to the purchase in 2003 of a faulty presidential plane, named Albatross, for Cameroon. That incident has since been […]

South Africa: Minister Condemns Gang Rape of 17-year-old girl

South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana has strongly condemned the gang rape of a 17-year-old Soweto girl which was also captured on video by one of the rapists. The Minister is quoted as saying that…”This despicable crime does not belong to our free and democratic society. In addition to […]