Daily Archives: March 29, 2020

Quarantine Challenges Leave Sudan Vulnerable Amid COVID Spread

KHARTOUM – Sudan has seen a small handful of coronavirus cases so far, and only one death. But health authorities are concerned because large numbers of people have either escaped quarantine or are refusing to quarantine altogether.

Two weeks have …

African Artists Raise Coronavirus Awareness Through Song

Music is often called the universal language. African artists are finding that, when trying to spread lifesaving information about the coronavirus pandemic, it helps to have a catchy beat.

Across the continent, musicians are recording songs about social distancing, spotting …

African Students Stuck in China: ‘Our Pleas Are Falling on Deaf Ears’

has been processing the transfer based on the address and bank account of each student,” Chanaka said. “In the process, we have faced the problem of getting the correct address and account number for about 50 students.”

Longing for home

Pair held for possession of unlicensed firearm

POTCHEFSTROOM – In an effort to remove illegal firearms from the wrong hands, an intelligence driven operation by Boitekong SAPS Visible Policing led to the arrest of two suspects for possession of unlicensed firearm.

It is alleged that on Friday, …

Suspect arrested for attacking a police officer

POTCHEFSTROOM – The police in Ikageng near Potchefstroom have on Saturday, 28 March 2020 at about 02:45 arrested a 29-year-old suspect for attacking a police officer.

It is alleged that two members of Ikageng SAPS were busy with crime prevention …

John Taolo Gaetsewe warns those transgressing the lockdown regulations

KIMBERLEY – The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) Cluster Commander Major General Johan Bean urged all SAPS members within the JTG Cluster to take drastic measures against those who do not comply with the law during this time of lockdown.

Since …

One suspect arrested while manhunt launched for suspects in a separate incident

POLOKWANE – A 48-year-old Taxi owner was arrested for attempted murder in the Mokwakwaila Policing area outside Tzaneen. It is alleged that, in the early hours of Friday, 27 March 2020 at about at 02:00, at Senakwe village, a woman

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