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Over 800 police officers under probe for breaking the law

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 800 officers are under investigations for criminal and disciplinary offences. The allegations include murder, embezzlement of funds, brutality, abuse […]

Why rest of Africa must stand with Nigeria’s youth

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is worrying that Nigeria is reluctant to show any practical goodwill in initiating much needed reforms in its police […]

Nigeria assures victims justice over protests victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos, Thursday Nigeria’s vice-president has promised justice for victims shot during protests against police brutality. Amnesty International said the security […]

State blamed for deaths and brutality in Mau evictions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Human Rights Watch has condemned violent evictions from Mau Forest by police which have resulted in deaths and desperation to […]

Police shootings in Lesos Nandi leave three dead

Reading Time: < 1 minute Three people were fatally shot in Lesos Nandi County on Thursday after a fight broke out between police and civilians […]

Atlanta police chief resigns over Rayshard Brooks shooting

Reading Time: 3 minutes Atlanta’s police chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American man who had fallen asleep in his car […]

Six rogue police officers set to be charged this week over misconduct after Ipoa probe

Reading Time: 3 minutes Six police officers are expected to be charged in court this week with various offences, including murder, following investigations by […]

Use of excessive force in Covid-19 fight regrettable

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mercy Chepkemoi  Since Kenyan registered the fist Covid-19 case in March, the infections have grown steadily, to almost 2,000 cases. […]

Police probe man’s assault by chief over chicken dispute

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brian Malila  Police in Mbeere North, Embu county are investigating a case in which a man claims he was assaulted […]

Murder charges for nine officers after Ipoa probe

Reading Time: 2 minutes  George Kebaso @Morarak Nine police officers will be charged with  murder after the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) completed investigations […]