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House of Horror: Suspects Arrested After Slaughter Den Found in Nigeria

#HouseofHorror:  Nigerian police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of rotting bodies and skeletons in an abandoned building which the media is...

John Cleese’s Oscar Pistorius Tweet About “Legless Defense” in Reeva Steenkamp Murder, Angers Followers

On the same day South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius was charged with murder after he fatally shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Monty Python's John Cleese...

ANC: Obamas Shouldn’t Accept Freedom of the City Award, Cape Town Doesn’t Care About...

Even before President Obama starts his tour of South Africa, there is drama.  The African National Congress (ANC) claims the City of Cape Town...

Lynne Brown Appointed South Africa’s First Openly Gay Cabinet Minister

South African President Jacob Zuma appoints Lynne Brown as theh public enterprises minister, making her the country's first openly gay cabinet minister. This is big...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Nephew Mbugua Mwangi and Fiancee Killed Nairobi Mall Attack

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta's nephew Mbugua Mwangi and his fiancee Rosemary Wahito are among the 59 people killed in the attack on the Westgate...

Gunmen Throw Grenades, Open Fire In Upscale Nairobi Mall Attack, Americans Among Injured

NAIROBI MALL ATTACK:  Gunmen opened fire and threw grenades inside Nairobi's upscale Westgate Mall in an attempt to rob a store. At least 39...

Catherine Samba-Panza Elected President by Central African Republic Lawmakers

Catherine Samba-Panza has been chosen as the interim president for the troubled Central African Republic. She edged out Desire Kolingba, the son of a...

Uganda Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo Proposes Bill to Arrest Women for Wearing Miniskirts, Ban...

(HinterlandGazette) -- Uganda's government is living in the dark ages. Women living in Uganda who go out wearing miniskirts could face jail or a...

Swaziland Outlaws ‘Rape-Provoking’ Mini-Skirts, Tops Exposing Mid-Riffs, But Allows Traditional Costumes

MINI-SKIRT BAN IN SWAZILAND:  Women wearing mini-skirts or tops exposing their midriff risk arrest in Swaziland, police spokeswoman Wendy Hleta said. BBC reports, Hleta said...

Anene Booysen, South African Teen Gang-Raped and Disemboweled, Laid to Rest in Bredasdorp

#RIP Anene Booysen:  Hundreds gathered in South Africa to pay final respects to Anene Booysen, 17, was found brutally raped and left for dead...

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