Daily Archives: January 8, 2019

Police are looking for a missing 57 and 60-year-old males, New Brighton

Two males have gone missing during the past three weeks in separate incidents. In the first one, 57-year-old Mangaliso Italy Njodo of Makwela Street, Kwazakele went missing on 14 December 2018. He was last seen leaving his home at about

Hawks seize R700 million worth of cocaine in joint operation

A joint investigation between Hawks Port Elizabeth Serious Organised Crime Investigation, Interpol, Crime Intelligence, Border Police, South African Revenue Service, Criminal Record Centre, Customs, TRT, Harbour Master, Dark Water OPS and K9 Unit has yielded approximately R700 million worth of

Pair to appear for stock theft

Two suspects aged 34 and 39 are expected to appear in the Wolmaransstad on Wednesday, 09 January 2019 for stock theft. The suspects’ court appearance follows their arrest at approximately 09:00 today, 08 January 2018. It is alleged that members

Global Campaign Urges People to Run in Refugees’ Shoes

GENEVA A new global campaign aims to sensitize the world to the plight of refugees by urging people to step into their shoes and clock the number of kilometers they need to run to reach safety. The campaign wants people

Congo Opposition Campaign Says It Is Talking With Kabila Camp on Transition

KINSHASA A Congolese presidential candidate’s representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabila’s camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, they said on Tuesday. Kabila’s camp denied any such meetings had occurred since the December 30 election, for which

Darkening Prospects: Global Economy to Slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as Trade, Investment Weaken

Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 to 2.9 percent in 2019 amid rising downside risks to the outlook, the World Bank said on Tuesday. International trade and manufacturing activity have softened,

SOUTH AFRICA IMPROVES 2018 INDEX OF ECONOMIC FREEDOM

PRETORIA, Brand South Africa has welcomed South Africa’s improvement in the 2018 Index of Economic Freedom. This comes after the Heritage Foundation has ranked South African 77th out of 100 world countries in terms of economic freedom. In terms of

POSITIVE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE RESULTS IN THE VHEMBE DISTRICT OF LIMPOPO

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has been informed today, of positive laboratory results for Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the Vhembe District of Limpopo. Samples were collected during a disease investigation after reports of cattle with