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Civil Security

Marikana trials a priority for new NPA head

Marikana trialsPolice commanders who authorised the 2012 killing of striking miners at Marikana should be a priority for prosecution by the incoming head of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA), the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) said.

ISS: Marikana Scene 2 uncovered

South African police at Marikana.Most people in South Africa know about the fatal shootings at Marikana platinum mine on 16 August 2012 as police attempted to break up a week-old strike. But the television footage showed just one of two major fatal episodes on that day.


Ethiopia frees on bail police suspected of negligence in PM rally blast

Aftermath of a grenade attack in Ethiopia.An Ethiopian court has freed 11 police officers on bail after they were detained on suspicion of negligence in a grenade attack on a rally in June attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state-affiliated media said on Tuesday.


Journalist detained in Nigeria

Journalist detained in NigeriaNigerian police detained a journalist for refusing to reveal the source of an article on a confidential letter from the chief of the force, the reporter’s newspaper said, as Nigeria’s security agencies come under pressure to reform.

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