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US Citizen Facing Charges in Liberia Barred From Accessing Medical Care Abroad

What You Need to Know:  American Missionary Lucas Richards, a former member of Creekside Church in Urbandale, Iowa, has been denied the ability to access medical care abroad by a Liberian Criminal Court.  The ruling on the 28th of February meant that Richards, who is on trial for the attempted murder...

Mass Jail-Break in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

What You Need to Know: Thousands of prisoners have been released from Haiti’s National Penitentiary and Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison following a coordinated attack by gang members allegedly orchestrated by infamous ‘G9’ leader Jimmy Chérizier, known locally as ‘Barbecue.’ The attack began on Saturday night, although official numbers on the number of...

Nigerian Port Workers Arrested After Drugs, Arms, and Ammunition Arrive from Durban, South Africa

What You Need to Know: Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested three workers from Lagos’ Tincan Seaport for attempting to import over 2000 lbs of drugs as well as arms and ammunition.  A dock worker, Falowo Samuel Kayode and terminal supervisors Anjorin Idowu and Uzairu Iguda were taken into...

Police Captured Allegedly Taking Bribes in Lenasia, Johannesburg

What You Need to Know: In a video posted on X, South African Police officers in Lenasia, Johannesburg, allegedly took bribes from what are assumed to be illegal immigrants.  https://twitter.com/Abramjee/status/1761684742003450202?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1761684742003450202%7Ctwgr%5Ebeb6a9e2a2e611fe86d97186586852fbfb193b00%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnewspanther.co.za%2Fwatch-police-allegedly-taking-bribes-from-foreigners-uncovered-in-lenasia-jhb%2F   An unnamed man has claimed he was arrested by police before being asked to pay a R9000 ($465) bribe for his release.  The...

South African Syndicate Selling Explosives for Cash-in-Transit Heists Apprehended

What You Need to Know: Three men and one woman from South Africa’s Free State province were arrested last Wednesday following an investigation into the use of explosives in cash-in-transit (CIT) heists, ATM bombings, and illegal mining.  The group are set to appear in the Welkom Magistrates Court on Friday to...

Orphanage Closed in Nigeria After 23 Children Allegedly Trafficked From Neighboring State

What You Need to Know: Karon Majiji Village’s Priesthood Orphanage in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, has been shut down by the Federal Capital Territory Administration after 23 children, believed to have been trafficked from Plateau State were located at the premises.  The children, between the ages of one and fourteen,...

Week's Recap

India and Mauritius Inaugurate New Base in Indian Ocean

Inauguration of Base On February 29th, India and Mauritius inaugurated...

Mass Jail-Break in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

What You Need to Know: Thousands of prisoners have been...

Former Chinese Defense, Foreign Ministers Resigned and Removed from Posts

Qin Gang Former Chinese Foreign Minister (FM) Qin Gang resigned...

Hungary Approves Sweden’s Ascension to NATO

A Long Time Coming The Hungarian parliament today voted in...
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