Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

To Solve its Power Distribution Problems, Africa Needs to Modernise and Decentralise its Grid (By Anastasia WALSH, International Energy Consultant in Johannesburg)

By Anastasia WALSH, International Energy Consultant in Johannesburg

Electrification is an on-going and foundational investment, and a necessary one to realize all modern-day development objectives. Despite bullish policies, the fact remains that over 640 million Africans lack access to electricity. …

Information exchange agreement signed between Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) and the South African Police Service

PRETORIA – South Africa’s efforts to identify and stem criminality were given a boost today with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) and the South African Police Service (SAPS).

The MoU is geared …

Prince Harry Walks Through Angola Mine Field, Echoing Diana

JOHANNESBURG – A body armor-wearing Prince Harry on Friday followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, whose walk through an active mine field in Angola years ago helped to lead to a global ban on the deadly

UN Rapporteur Calls for Dialogue in Zimbabwe to Clear ‘Toxic Environment’

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule, who returned Friday from a 10-day visit to Zimbabwe, called for dialogue to clear a “toxic environment” in the southern African country.

Voule’s trip was the first official visit by an independent human

Police swiftly responds to tip-off leading to two suspects being arrested

POLOKWANE- Two suspects aged 31and 41, were yesterday, 25 September 2019 at about 09:30, arrested by the South African Police Service in Vuwani outside Thohoyandou, shortly after they committed a business robbery around Malamulele policing area. In the process, Police

Former Elgablox Project Manager in court for fraud worth R4,7 Million

WESTERN CAPE A 65-year-old has been arrested by the Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team for fraud worth over R4.7 million.

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) allocated funds for the upgrading following an application to upgrade the

Six suspects charged with attempted murder and arson

DURBAN � Six suspects aged between 22 and 38 are due to appear in the Umlazi Magistrates’ Court today facing charges of attempted murder and arson. They were arrested by Umlazi police after an intensive investigation for cases which were

Elliot SAPS nabs 22-year-old man for stolen property and dealing in dagga

Today members of the Elliot K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence arrested a 22 year-old male for possession of stolen property, possession of dagga to the value of R6497-00 and dealing in dagga in Greenfields, Maclear.

The members acted swiftly upon

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