Monthly Archives: March 2018

No April Fools’ Joke: Chinese Space Station Expected to Crash ...

China's Tiangong-1 space station that is hurdling toward Earth should re-enter Earth's atmosphere around 8:10 p.m. EDT April 1, give or take 2.5 hours, according to the latest prediction from California-based Aerospace Corp.Most of the 8.5-ton spacecra...

China’s Defunct Space Lab Hurtling Toward Earth for Re-Entry

China's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend. It poses only a slight risk to people and property on the ground, since most of the bus-size, 8.5-ton vehicle is ex...

South Sudan Dispute With Mobile Firm Disrupts Service

Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese remained without mobile phone service Friday, as network operator Vivacell continued a standoff with the government over a licensing dispute.The government cut the network's signal to its roughly 900,000 subscrib...

XCMG livre une commande de 70 tombereaux articulés d’une valeur de ...

XUZHOU, Chine, 28 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, le fabricant mondial majeur de machines de construction, a livré 70 unités de son tombereau articulé XDA40 à des clients d’Asie centrale et d’Afrique du Sud pour une commande d’exportation s’élevant à 200 millions RMB (31,63 millions USD).

SOUTH AFRICA F.M. TO VISIT LESOTHO AFTER EASTER

PRETORIA-- South African International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will travel to Lesotho after Easter to personally apologise to King Letsie III for the treatment he received at a border post between Lesotho and South Africa.Les...

Puntland Police on Alert as Somalia Terror Threat Moves North

A checkpoint in the desert of northern Somalia is the first line of defense against Al-Shabab and Islamic State from reaching the port city of Bossaso, the economic hub of the semi-autonomous Puntland state.The two extremist groups have set up

SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMES UN RESOLUTION EXTENDING MANDATE OF ...

UNITED NATIONS-- South Africa has welcomed the decisio of the United Nations Security Council to renew the mandate of the UN's peace-keeping mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the strong focus on holding free and credible elections

12 KILLED IN SOUTH AFRICA AS BUS OVERTURNS

JOHANNESBURG-- At least 12 people, including four children, have died as a result of a horrific accident in which a bus carrying 60 passengers overturned near Ngcobo in Eastern Cape province, the authorities say.The bus driver also died in the

XCMG Delivers Order of 70 Articulated Dump Trucks Worth USD 31.63 ...

XUZHOU, China, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, the world’s leading construction machinery manufacturer, has delivered 70 units of its XDA40 articulated dump truck to customers in Central Asia and South Africa, completing an export order that is worth 200

Two suspects arrested for hijacking in Khayelitsha

Western Cape: Swift action by Khayelistha SAPS members attached to Organised Crime Combat (OCC) led to the arrest of two suspects who allegedly hijacked a Toyota Quantum minibus.On Tuesday 2018-03-27 the victim was transporting staff members in Makhaza...