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VIETNAM SEIZES RHINO HORNS SMUGGLED FROM SOUTH AFRICA

HANOI, Vietnam- Vietnam has seized nearly 34 kg of rhino horns, at Noi Bai International Airport, in the capital, Hanoi, on Saturday. The horns were shipped by a sender in South Africa, on a Qatar Airways flight, to an individual

Battles Over Safe Ebola Burials Complicate Work in DRC

A runaway hearse carrying an Ebola victim has become the latest example of sometimes violent community resistance complicating efforts to contain a Congo outbreak — and causing a worrying new rise in cases. The deadly virus’ appearance for the first

Nine heist suspects arrested in North West

Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the arrest of nine cash-in-transit heist suspects on Friday. The suspects were arrested in Riviera Park in the North West after the Mafikeng Tactical Response Team (TRT) received a tip-off from Crime Intelligence. Police

UN Worker Among Sharp Increase in DRC’s Ebola Caseload

A U.N. employee in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, according to the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission. “I am writing today to inform you that

Communications Committee Undertakes to Fill Four Vacant Positions on ...

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Communications has undertaken to complete the process of filling the four vacant positions on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) by the end of this year. This after the Chairperson of the

Deputy President David Mabuza attends 50th Anniversary of ...

Deputy President David Mabuza will today, depart South Africa to attend the 50th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in Malabo on 12 October 2018. Deputy President Mabuza attends the Jubilee Celebrations at the invitation of

NGO Launches Campaign to Empower South Sudanese Girls

As the world marks the International Day of the Girl on Thursday, girls in South Sudan are calling on their government to do more to help them receive an education. Low teacher pay and unqualified teachers are among the problems

MEC SihleZikalala unveils KwaZulu-Natal investment opportunities, 12 ...

KwaZulu-Natal to unveil investment opportunities worth more than R200 billion The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environment affairs, MrSihleZikalala will on Friday, 12 October 2018, unveil a raft of investment opportunities which are expected to dramatically change the

THE PUBLIC MUST ALWAYS BE UPDATED ABOUT THE WORK OF PARLIAMENT – ...

In a true spirit of public accountability and bringing life to the concept of “a people’s Parliament”, the national legislature yesterday hosted stakeholders from different sectors for a progress report on the performance of the 5th democratic Parliament. The Presiding

Researchers Say Human Toll of South Sudan War ‘as Bad as Iraq ...

The five-year war in South Sudan is among the deadliest the world has seen in recent years, according to a new analysis by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The authors of the report, which was