Category Archives: Health Care

Botswana Declares Emergency on First Confirmed COVID Cases

GABARONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Tuesday declared an indefinite state of emergency effective after the southern African country recorded its first confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Botswana had appeared to be keeping the virus at bay. But, on …

South Africa Launches Door-to-Door Coronavirus Screening

South Africa is launching an aggressive coronavirus screening program as the total  number of confirmed cases tops 1,000, the largest amount of any country on the continent.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Monday night that at least 10,000 field workers will …

South Africa Comes Together Politically Against Coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG – The spread of novel coronavirus seems to have turned everything upside down in South Africa, including its usually fractious politics.

As cases surged past 100, the nation was also treated to a startling show of political unity

315 suspects nabbed through weekend operations

POTCHEFSTROOM – Police in the province arrested 315 suspects between Friday, 6 and Sunday, 8 March 2020, for different crimes through various operations.

Of the 315 arrests, 25 were arrested for contact crimes, which included murder, rape, assaults with intent …

Body of seventh victim of Khayelitsha shooting discovered

CAPE TOWN – A body of a 34-year-old victim of the Khayelitsha shooting incident of early Sunday morning (08 February 2020) where six people died and seven injured was discovered last night.

Police were called to a scene where the …

Kimberley and Grobleershoop drug dealers to appear in court

NORTHERN CAPE – Four suspects aged between 20 and 38 from Kimberley and Groblershoop are set to appear at the respective magisterial courts on Monday, 09 March 2020 for alleged drug dealing.

On Friday, 06 March 2020, the Serious Organised …

Gauteng man to appear in court for bomb threats

PRETORIA – A 47-year-old man is expected to make his first appearance at the Alexandra Regional Court for allegedly making bomb threats.

The suspect who is a former employee of a reputable consulting firm, was arrested on Sunday, 08 March …

Eastern Cape cash in transit robbers to appear in court

EASTERN CAPE – Two alleged cash-in-transit robbers are expected to appear this coming Thursday, 12 March 2020, in the Mthatha Magistrate’s Court for a heist which was perpetrated in January this year.

Bongikhaya Mthwazi (27) was arrested last week Thursday, …

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