Society - Crime
  • Six arrested as Mayor's chain disappears
    13 june 2001 17:47:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Police in Kenya were on Wednesday questioning six Nairobi City Council employees in connection with the mysterious disappearance of the Mayor's chain. Full text...

  • Rapists of Deputy President's wife get heavy sentence
    08 june 2001 08:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A KwaZulu-Natal court has slammed lengthy jail terms on four men convicted of raping and assaulting the wife of Deputy President Jacob Zuma. Full text...

  • Nigerian community cautions compatriots
    22 may 2001 11:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Nigerian Community in Kenya has warned its members to refrain from criminal acts that could taint the image of their country. Full text...

  • Frenchman found dead in his room
    21 may 2001 22:39:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A French national was found dead Sunday in his bedroom in Abidjan's Bietry residential area, police sources said in Cote d'Ivoire's business city. Full text...

  • Reserve Bank warns of computer scam
    21 may 2001 13:33:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African Reserve Bank Monday warned the South African public to look out for foreign con men preying on Western Cape schools by pretending to offer free computers, then tricking them into paying thousands of Rands for freight charges. Full text...

  • Regional police swoop nets stolen cars, arms and drugs
    18 may 2001 22:53:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- In a combined effort, police from Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Botswana, Kenya and Uganda have impounded 103 vehicles, several kilogrammes of narcotic drugs and illegally firearms in four regions in Tanzania. Full text...

  • Lack of video evidence delays Pagad's dramatic trial
    18 may 2001 11:37:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The case against four senior members of the vigilante group, People Against Gansterism and Drugs (Pagad) is in danger of falling apart as the prosecution has still failed to provide the Cape High Court with video evidence. Full text...

  • Pitbulls kill suspected robber in South Africa
    14 may 2001 19:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A suspected burglar was mauled to death by two pitbull terriers after he climbed over the wall of a house in Benoni outside Johannesburg over the weekend. Full text...

  • Hani's killers continue to fight for freedom
    07 may 2001 19:18:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A lawyer representing the two killers of former South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani on Monday requested the Cape Town High Court to grant them leave to appeal against the rejection of their bid for amnesty. Full text...

  • Televised South African mugger gets 12-year jail term
    07 may 2001 17:13:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A brazen mugger who was filmed live on South African national television stabbing a victim on a Cape Town street in January, was Monday sentenced to 12 years imprisonment. Full text...

  • Experts worried over rising suicidal rate in Tanzania
    05 may 2001 16:03:00
    Dar Es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Tanzanian psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists and criminologists have expressed concern at the rapid increase of suicidal cases in the country. Full text...

  • Photographer subpoenaed to testify in major Pagad trial
    03 may 2001 15:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Top South African press photographer Benny Gool has been subpoenaed to testify in the trial of a vigilante group leader charged with murdering a senior gang leader in Cape Town five years ago. Full text...

  • Major Pagad trial starts in Cape Town
    02 may 2001 17:23:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Tensions ran high in Cape Town on Wednesday as the trial of three high profile members of the vigilante group People Against Gangs and Drugs (Pagad) began in the High Court. Full text...

  • Africa to combat money laundering
    27 april 2001 22:20:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The 15-member-nation CFA monetary zone has announced the promulgation of laws next year against money laundering in the subregion. Full text...

  • UN to fund study on Kenya's rising crime
    27 april 2001 15:44:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The United Nations is funding a study on crime trends in Kenya to evaluate the effectiveness of existing anti-crime measures and to devise community-based prevention strategies, press reports said Friday. Full text...

  • Student docked in South Africa for shooting professor
    24 april 2001 14:36:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A student who allegedly shot a Wits University academic during a theatre production has appeared before the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court and been remanded in custody until 11 May, when hearing for his bail application comes up. Full text...

  • Suspected bomber of US embassies loses court application
    20 april 2001 16:18:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The High Court in Cape Town Friday dismissed with costs, an urgent application filed by the suspected bomber of US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. Full text...

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