Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

Suspect arrested for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition

On Thursday, 03 January 2019 at 10:00, a 31 year old male was arrested for possession of two firearms and ammunition. The Manenberg Crime Prevention unit deployed within Manenberg Policing Precinct to combat gang violence received intelligence of illegal firearms

Son arrested for alleged murder of his stepmother

Dutywa Police arrested a 42-year-old man for alleged murder of his stepmother aged 70. It is alleged that the suspect and the deceased had a misunderstanding over monetary issue on Wednesday, 02 January 2019 at about 18:40 at Laza Makaka

Wanted suspect behind bars

On Wednesday, 2 December 2019 at about 19:15 the Kimberley Detectives followed up on information and after several attempts managed to arrest long outstanding wanted suspect. The 29-year-old male was arrested in Community Road in Florianville, Kimberley. He is wanted

The Other Jay-Z: South African Ex-President Jacob Zuma Releasing Album?

JOHANNESBURG The man South Africans know as J-Z is dropping an album. But instead of fans, he’s hearing haters who are questioning why public dollars are being used to fund the project. That’s because the talent in question is not

Cameroon’s English-Speaking Areas Becoming Deserted

KUMBO, CAMEROON Towns and villages in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone regions are being deserted as battles rage between separatists and the country’s military. The fighting intensified after President Paul Biya’s New Year’s message in which he insisted that his military would

NSFAS will no longer communicate via SMS

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has announced it will no longer communicate directly with students via SMS during the 2019 academic year. The decision, said NSFAS in a statement on Thursday, was effective immediately. The student financial aid

Gauteng dominates 2018 NSC results

The Gauteng Education Department has dominated proceedings at the announcement of the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results on Thursday. During the ceremony, Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that Gauteng had pipped the Free State as the best performing province,

Class of 2018 achieves 78.2% pass rate

The matric class of 2018, who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination, has bagged a 78.2% pass rate. The pass rate, which is inclusive of the progressed learners, is a 3.1% improvement from the 75.1% achieved in 2017.