8 Nov 2021
Photos on social media claim to show the skeleton of one of the murdered DR Congo human rights activist, Fidèle Bazana. The posts also claim that the skeleton was found in the property of a high-ranked police officer. False! These skeletons actually belong to archeological findings from last year.Also, fake photos of the Day of the Dead in Mexico emerge online. Find out more on this edition of Truth or Fake.
11 Oct 2021
The trial of 14 people accused of plotting to assassinate Burkina Faso's former president Thomas Sankara started on Monday, more than 30 years after he was gunned down in one of the most infamous killings in modern African history. Sankara - a charismatic Marxist revolutionary widely known as "Africa's Che Guevara" - was killed in 1987 during a coup led by his former ally Blaise Compaore.
2 Oct 2021
Derek Chauvin was convicted on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for killing George Floyd. The death of Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice.
1 Oct 2021
Wayne Couzens, a serving police officer at the time, had admitted to abducting Everard by pretending to arrest her.
18 Sep 2021
Prime Minister Ariel Henry has sacked the prosecutor investigating the murder of President Jovenel Moise, just a few hours after the prosecutor called for charges against Henry.
19 Aug 2021
Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered after investigating a corruption case involving businessman Yorgen Fenech. A middleman in the murder was granted immunity for giving evidence.
18 Jul 2021
Commissioner of Police Lagos command Hakeem Odumosu revealed that more suspects have been apprehended as more clues are being unraveled into the murder of SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga.
9 Jul 2021
The killing of 33-year-old Sarah Everard sparked waves of demonstrations as people took to the streets of the UK to protest violence against women.
7 Jul 2021
US-trained ex-army officer Robert David Castillo is the latest suspect to be found guilty in the murder of environmental and Indigenous rights defender Berta Caceres.
2 Jul 2021
A Danish man, known only as Herman H, has been acquitted of charges of murder and attempted murder. He was accused of killing a German backpacker on a Baltic Sea ferry 34 years ago.
28 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden says that the jail sentence handed down to a former police Minneapolis officer for the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was "appropriate." Biden makes the comment as he hosts Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Oval Office of the White House.
19 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.