Mistrial in Case of Police Officer Who Killed Unarmed Black Man

Randall Kerrick was accused of using deadly force when he shot and killed Jonathan Ferrell in September 2013 Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick sits at the defense table during his manslaughter trial in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 17, 2015. (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A North Carolina judge declared a mistrial Friday after More...

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By RNSnews On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Nigerian Governor hires world’s most ruthless hackers for N100M to hack computers, phones in Nigeria

BAYELSA, NIGERIA – The Bayelsa state government paid close to one hundred million naira to an Italian firm, Hacking Team, to hack computers and phones in Nigeria, new information emerging from the firm’s More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Nigeria spends N4.62 trillion on National Security in 5 years, yet widespread insecurity remains

Amidst claims by Nigerian security agencies that they are being underfunded, we can authoritatively report today that a total N4.62trillion has been allocated to the federal security sector in the past five years. How More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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The incredible pay disparity facing blacks and Hispanics in retail work

An employee stacks produce in a Wal-Mart in Miami. Wal-Mart announced earlier this year that it will raise the wages of its store employees to $10 per hour by next February. But activists say retailers should be More...

By RNSnews On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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2015 Budget: Nigeria’s National Assembly’s N150billion enough to fund capital votes for 20 Federal MDAs

NIGERIA – The whopping N150 billion allocated to the National Assembly in the 2015 Appropriation Act, can fund capital votes for 20 Ministries, Departments and Parastatals [MDAs], as analysed by an online More...

By RNSnews On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Inside South Africa’s ‘dangerous’ men’s hostels

The hostels in South Africa, which for more than 100 years have served as homes for male migrant workers, may be shut down. The single-sex dwellings have been a focus of the recent xenophobic violence that has More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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REVEALED: Nigerian Senators, Reps cornered N600bn in 4 years but passed only 106 bills

Nigerian lawmakers managed to approve only 106 new laws out of 1,063 brought before them in the last four years, despite spending more than half a trillion naira within the period, earning the notorious title as More...

By RNSnews On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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SHOCKING: Temitope’s Murderous Shrine And Slaying Of Husband Revealed, Court Documents Detail

NIGERIA – Following investigations conducted, new information on the homicide case of Adeyinka (Yinka) Adebamiro has emerged, allegedly murdered by his wife Temitope Adebamiro. Court documents, obtained by More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Displaced persons in Gombe “dying of starvation”

  Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Gombe State say they are starving and slowly dying , as government has left them to fend for themselves following the hurried disbandment by the authorities of the More...

By RNSnews On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Threats, intimidation and abuse: the dark side of the Yes campaign exposed

  Business leaders and campaigners are being intimidated because of their pro-Union views, the Telegraph can disclose. Dozens of Scottish businesses have been subjected to bullying, threats and abuse after More...