The young woman who said she was abducted and raped on Saturday confessed to fabricating the crime on Tuesday.
At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday.
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Police in Malawi have arrested a 17-year-old boy for abducting a 14-year-old girl, according to a report.
Zephany Nurse, who was abducted from the Groote Schuur Hospital 19 years ago, has spoken out and asked the media to respect her feelings.
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More than 200 schoolgirls have begun their second month as Boko Haram hostages, with Nigeria's government indicating it is willing to talk to the militants to secure their release.
Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has welcomed the first conviction of a man linked to the ukuthwala practice in the Western Cape.
A Cape Town mother claims two women selling cupcakes door-to-door attempted to kidnap her two-year-old daughter.
The Institute for Security Studies has criticised Nigeria’s "sudden policy change" after it agreed to release some Boko Haram fighters in exchange for 82 Chibok girls.
Eighty-eight Ethiopian children abducted in April by South Sudanese gunmen have been released and returned home, the UN children's agency says.
A manhunt for criminals who allegedly abducted an albino baby in Malawi's Kasungu district remains ongoing, seven days after the incident occurred.
Nokuthula Simelane's sister Nthembi Nkadimeng speaks about the murder of her sister and says she was "disappointed" with the testimony of men accused of Simelane's murder. Umkhonto we Sizwe member Simelane went missing in 1983 after security police arrested her. Her remains were never recovered
The legal team of a girl who was abducted as a baby is to apply for an urgent court interdict preventing the media from revealing her name when she turns 18 at the end of the month.
The case of an abducted baby, who was reunited with her parents after 17 years, has mesmerised South Africa and there has been a public outpouring of support for the biological parents.
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A Sudanese man whose video of others having sex with a pregnant Ethiopian teenager created a rare case of internet controversy in the conservative nation has been sentenced to 40 lashes.
Eight men, including a police officer, have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a man in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.
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