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Brothers jailed after they attacked their mother's killer in dramatic court room brawl

Two brothers have been jailed for trying to beat up a murderer who pleaded guilty to killing their mother.

Peace Hyde's Aim Higher Africa receives Social Impact Award

The African Achievers Awards has named nonprofit organisation, Aim Higher Africa, as the recipient of the 2019 Social Impact Award.

US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over Epstein case

President Donald Trump has said his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with the wealthy financier, Jeffrey Epstein, who is awaiting trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls.

Barcelona confirm the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for €120million

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of  Antoine Griezmann in a deal worth €120 million from Atletico Madrid.

'Not guilty': South African court rules on homicide case against Zuma's son

A court in South Africa on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt.

Africa-Europe relationship must change – Akufo-Addo

Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana’s president has said.

Madonna's break-up letter from Tupac Shakur to be sold for $300,000

The New York Supreme Court has ruled that Tupac Shakur's infamous breakup letter he wrote to Madonna while he was in prison should be auctioned off.

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges

Few weeks after R.Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 sex-related charges, including four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which would carry a maximum 30-year prison term, he has been arrested on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York.