Category Archives: Business

Nigeria’s ‘Melanin Movement’ Swims Against a ...

ABUJA, NIGERIA According to one estimate, more than 70 million people in Nigeria use skin-lightening products regularly, making Africa's most populous country the capital for skin bleaching. Some women reject the trend, saying their natural dark skin i...

As Kagame Steps Down, Egypt Takes Helm at African Union

ADDIS ABABA Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.Egyptian President

Muslim Lawmakers’ Criticism of Israel Pressures US Democrats

WASHINGTON The support for a boycott of Israel by the first two Muslim women in the U.S. Congress has opened a breach in the Democratic Party and threatens to create a fissure in the ironclad U.S.-Israeli alliance.Ilhan Omar and Rashida

Five killed in South African coal mine gas explosion

JOHANNESBURG, Five people have been killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa's eastern province of Mpumalanga and several others remain trapped, police said.State broadcaster SABC said about 20 people were still stuck undergroun...

Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams and Deputy Minister Kekana lead community ...

Minister and Deputy Minister of communications to conduct Pre-SONA community mobilisation activations in Cape TownThe Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Ms Pinky Kekana, will, on 7 February 2019, lead communi...

Last Year Was Fourth Hottest on Record: Outlook Sizzling: UN

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday.Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California

Police looking for Post Office robbers

Nelspruit: Members of the South African Police Service at Kabokweni, near Nelspruit are looking for a group of about 12 men who robbed the local post office on Saturday, 02 February 2019. Information at police disposal revealed that security guards

Stolen firearms and ammunition recovered

ELLIOT CLUSTER: Despite the heavy rains and inclement weather, Sergeant Elliot Ntungwana could not be deterred in any way from fulfilling his mandate to crime fighting. In December 2018, a burglary case was reported at Rhodes SAPS Community Service Centre

Four men held for illegal firearms and dagga

Four men with ages between 32 and 46 were arrested during a multi-disciplinary operation by NIU, Flying Squad, K9 Unit, Mthatha Vispol and Provincial Traffic at the R61 road near Kwangcingane during yesterday afternoon, 02 February 2019. The members were

Integrated operation in Mitchell’s Plain nabs eight and seizure of ...

An integrated operation held in Mitchell’s Plain last night saw the precinct saturated by Mitchell’s Plain police, the Anti-Gang Unit, Tactical Response Team as well as scores of CPF, neighbourhood watch and street committee members. The operation comprising foot patrols