Police in Ghana on Tuesday said they had arrested the chairman of the largest opposition party in connection with the spate of kidnappings in the West African country.
The Gauteng Department of Health has confirmed that a newborn baby was kidnapped on Thursday at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto.
Suspected Somali Al-Shabaab jihadis kidnapped two Cuban doctors Friday and killed their police protection officer, police sources said.
The bodies of two young boys have been found in a swimming pool of a house in Mahikeng in the North West Thursday night.
Kenyan police say unidentified gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer working at a NGO in a trading centre attack where five people were wounded in the region of Kilifi on Tuesday.