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Gunmen Storm Mali Hotel, 170 Hostages Taken

Gunmen Storm Mali Hotel, 170 Hostages Taken
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Gunmen attacked a five-star hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday and were holding 170 hostages. Attackers shouting “Allahu Akbar” opened fire outside the Radisson Blu Hotel in the centre of the capital before storming it. Speaking to Al Jazeera by phone from Bamako, business owner Garba Konate said a group of attackers showed up […]

BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius Jailed For 5 Years For Killing Girlfriend

BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius Jailed For 5 Years For Killing Girlfriend
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After months of trial, South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius, has been sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The sentence was for culpable homicide which Pistorius was found guilty of. The defence called for a house arrest and community service, while the state prosecutor asked the court to impose a […]

Nigerian Man Jailed For Violent Robbery In London

Nigerian Man Jailed For Violent Robbery In London
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A man from Beckton has been jailed for three and a half years for the violent robbery of a French student. Adebowale Mafo, 28, of East Ham Manor Way, was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, September 5, for robbery and assaulting police with intent to resist arrest. Mafo saw the 24-year-old woman when […]

Married Man Ends Up In Jail After Acid Attack On Lover

Married Man Ends Up In Jail After Acid Attack On Lover
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By Akpokona Omafuaire, Warri The incident of August 28, 2010 will remain with Ms. Paulina Imuere (41) forever. It was a day her vision was cut short and dreams shattered.  it was a day she hoped  never happened. That was the day she her supposed lover poured her acid and disfigured her. Paulina, an indigene […]

Acid attack victim Naomi Oni says She is ‘homeless’

Acid attack victim Naomi Oni says She is ‘homeless’
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Naomi Oni, who was left scarred for life after the attack by Mary Konye, told BBC London 94.9 she has been living in a hostel. Ms Oni, 22, said she had been living in the same room as her mother in a one bedroom hostel for the past year. She said: “I’m tired of telling […]