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Oscar Pistorius didn’t show genuine remorse for girlfriend’s murder, increase his jail term –...

South African prosecutors argued Friday that Oscar Pistorius’ six-year jail sentence for murder must be increased, saying he failed to show genuine remorse after killing his girlfriend.

Oscar Pistorius case returns as prosecutors seek longer sentence

The Oscar Pistorius case was back in court Friday, with prosecutors seeking a longer prison sentence for the double-amputee athlete after he was found guilty of murder for shooting his girlfriend.

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Madagascar presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina casts his ballot in Antananarivo, on November 7, 2018. - Madagascar was voting for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)

Top Madagascar presidential hopeful alleges vote ‘manipulation’

The frontrunner in Madagascar's presidential race accused election officials of "manipulation" on Monday after they published results that showed him short of the absolute majority needed to avoid a second round run-off vote.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly to stem rising spates of drug abuse

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode and all relevant stakeholders to embark on aggressive campaign against drug abuse.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 2

Witness: How three aircraft were used to move N1.2 billion to Ekiti for Ayodele...

Damola Otuyena, head of cash and transit services of Diamond Bank, says N1.2 billion was moved to Ekiti for Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of the state, using three aircraft.

Nasarawa JUSUN strike stalls hearing at LG election tribunal

The strike by the Nasarawa State chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on Monday, stalled the local government election petition tribunal sitting in Lafia, the state capital.
Zambia National Women's Football Team

AWCON: We are ready for the Super Falcons – Zambia coach

Zambia coach Bruce Mwape, says he’s delighted with his team performance in the 5-0 defeat of pre tournament favorite Equatorial Guinea in the AWCON opening game at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday.