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South Korean, 3 Filipinos Freed After Months in Libya

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul and Abu Dhabi said Friday.The release of the hostages was mediated by the United Arab Emirates, which worked with the self-styled

Provincial Commissioner applauds investigating team for breakthrough in robbery of international students in Mamelodi East

PARKTOWN - Management of police in Gauteng has commended the multi-faceted investigating team for ensuring the prompt arrest of a suspect linked to the armed robbery of international students this past Monday. The team was tasked by the Provincial Comm...

Operation Fiela yields positive results in Humansdorp

EASTERN CAPE - A Humansdorp K9 patrol and narcotics dog led to the drugs bust valued around R500 000. Police had to demolish cabinets for the recovery inside a drug post in Humansdorp today.On Thursday, 16 May 2019, Operation

Rural safety operation conducted in Elliot Cluster

EASTERN CAPE - A successful rural safety operation was held in the Elliot Cluster on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 from 10:00 to 14:00The Operation started at Indwe where the identified areas included Vukani Village and Wachbank. Members also proceeded to

Report Finds Threats to Freedom in Some African Countries

In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have enacted laws or policies that "improperly constrain" nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society, the democracy watchdog Freedom House says in a new report.Curbs on NGOs have "a serious i...

News: Police launch a manhunt for a group of alleged armed robbers following a robbery at a pre-school in Mamelodi East

PARKTOWN - Gauteng Commissioner of Police, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has as a matter of urgency, tasked a team of Detectives to work around the clock and mobilise all necessary resources towards the apprehension of suspects involved in the robbe...

South Africa Chief Vows to Purge ANC of ‘Deviant Tendencies’

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections.The 57 percent share of the vote was the worst-ever election showing

Ebola Outbreak Could Spiral Beyond DRC, WHO Warns

Contributors include Erikas Mwisi reporting from Beni, North Kivu; Margaret Basheer from the United Nations; and Eddy Isango, James Butty and Carol Guensburg from Washington.Armed attacks, misinformation and a growing funding gap continue to impede the...

US Mideast Peace Plan Starts Argument Before It’s Released

UNITED NATIONS A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace lashed out at the U.N.'s anti-Israel bias Thursday while urging support for the Trump administration's vision. But the Palestinian foreign minister dismissed the...

US Mideast Peace Plan Starts Argument Before It’s Released

UNITED NATIONS A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace lashed out at the U.N.'s anti-Israel bias Thursday while urging support for the Trump administration's vision. But the Palestinian foreign minister dismissed the...