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Ten years imprisonment for attempted robbery accused

Kimberley: Two robbery accused, Robert Taylor(41) and Shaun Anthony(41), will spend the next seven years of their lives in prison after they were found guilty of an attempted robbery at Hancor in Kimberley in 2009. Both men were appearing at

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa holds public ...

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa will hold public hearings in respect of the Draft International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) Roadmap published on 09 November 2018 for public comments. ICASA has since received 20 written submissions in respect of this

Drought Threatens Thousands of Flamingo Chicks in S. Africa

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA Rescuers are moving hundreds of dehydrated lesser flamingo chicks from their breeding ground at a drought-stricken South African dam to a bird sanctuary in Cape Town, to save them from death by starvation and lack of

Elderly couple arrested for grandson’s murder

NELSPRUIT – The police at Masoyi have arrested an elderly couple aged between 75 and 80 on allegations of murdering their grandson. The arrest of the suspects came after community members accosted the couple and questioned them about the death

World’s Worst Air is in S. African Coal Community

South Africa’s coal mining heartland has the worst air quality in the world, according to a recent study by environmental group Greenpeace. The 12 large coal mines in this area make it the world’s hotspot for toxic nitrogen dioxide emissions.

News: Suspect arrested in Port Elizabeth for killing a police officer

PRETORIA – A man suspected of gunning down a police officer during an armed robbery a week ago in Port Elizabeth was arrested on Sunday after a six day search. The 24 year old suspect was detained by the Hawks’

Two suspects arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ...

New Brighton and iKamvelihle: Two suspects were arrested for the illegal possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition by the Motherwell Cluster Operational Command Centre (OCC) members during the early morning hours. In the first incident, OCC members heard shots being

Gauteng Detectives shine at National Excellence Awards

Parktown: Two of Gauteng’s finest investigators on Friday 25 January 2019, walked away with top honours at the SAPS National Excellence Awards hosted by the Minister of Police Bheki Cele and the National Commissioner, General Kehla Sitole in Mbombela, Mpumalanga.

Ethiopia Bans Street Begging by Syrians in Growing Numbers

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA Ethiopia is banning street begging by Syrian nationals who have startled people by showing up in growing numbers in recent months in major cities around hotels and mosques. “We are now coordinating our security services to effectively

Netflix Criticized for Using South Sudan Flag

The very first image in Netflix’s new film Close is South Sudan’s flag billowing in the wind. Shot in Morocco, the opening scene introduces the main character, a professional bodyguard named Sam, played by actress Noomi Rapce, who accompanies two