Articles Posted in the " house arrest " Category

  • Pistorius released from jail, put under house arrest

    Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late Monday, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Paralympian star was allowed out of prison in the capital Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage […] Post from PM News

  • White House recieves Muslim teen falsely accused of making a bomb

    Washington (AFP) – The Muslim teenager who was detained when his teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb visited the White House Monday, after a receiving a very public invite from President Barack Obama. Ahmed Mohamed joined a group of students, teachers, scientists, astronauts and celebrities — including the “Myth Busters” and Bill Nye […] Post from PM News

  • Playing golf will help reduce crime among youths – AIG Zone 2

    Bala Hassan, the Assistant General-Inspector (AIG), Zone 2, says that engaging children early in sports, especially Golf has help to reduce vices among the youth. Hassan, the Proprietor of Bala Hassan Golf Club, Jos, made the assertion at the closing of the 2nd Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Open Championships in Ikeja on Sunday. Hassan, who […] Post from PM News

  • South Sudan opposition leader under ‘house arrest’

    A South Sudanese opposition leader who has spoken out against both sides in the civil war said Friday he appeared to have been placed under house arrest. Opposition politician Lam Akol said his home in the capital Juba, which is under the control of the government loyal to President Salva Kiir, was surrounded by security […] Post from PM News

  • Uganda puts returnee army general under house arrest

    An outspoken Ugandan general who recently returned to the country after 18 months in self-imposed exile has been placed under house arrest, officials said Saturday. General David Sejusa, a former intelligence chief who has emerged as a potential challenger to veteran President Yoweri Museveni, has been detained in order to “enforce discipline”, a government spokesman […] Post from PM News