2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

No fewer than 2,285 Nigerians including four foreign nationals are on death row at the end of 2017. Amnesty International report revealed in its 2017 global review of the death penalty published on its website. It decried that death sentences in the country have spiked massively over the past two years, with 171 and 527… Continue reading 2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

South Africa pay tribute to Winnie Mandela

Thousands of South Africans paid tribute on Wednesday to Winnie MadikezelMandela at a memorial service in Soweto, the township at the forefront of the battle against apartheid and where she is revered for her role in the struggle. Mourners, many clad in the green and yellow colours of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), danced… Continue reading South Africa pay tribute to Winnie Mandela