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Hawks arrest suspect for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition in Brits

NORTH WEST – An intelligence driven operation by the North West Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation, assisted by members of Provincial Crime Intelligence, Brits Tactical Response Team and Local Records Criminal Centre, led to the arrest of a 51 years

Weighty bail for alleged social grant fraudsters

MPUMALANGA – Brian Mfundo Masina (28) and Moses Khumalo (36) were each granted a stiff R10 000-00 bail in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday whilst their accomplice 40-year-old Mathole Sydwel Masilela’s bail bid failed. The trio were arrested by a multidisciplinary

FINCA International Announces Laurynas Vaičiulis as BrightLife Uganda Chief Executive Officer

New CEO to Lead BrightLife’s Growth as a Sustainable PAYGo Solar Business in Africa KAMPALA, Uganda, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BrightLife, a social enterprise by FINCA International, announced the appointment of Laurynas Vaičiulis as Chief Executive Officer. Vaičiulis will lead

Ghanaian SAT Top Scorer Received Full Scholarship to Pursue Dream at The University of Hong Kong

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The University of Hong Kong (HKU) established the HKU Scholarship for Future Leaders in the 2019/20 academic year to support talented students from developing countries to pursue their dreams at HKU. Applications were

Flywire and Mastercard Team Up to Simplify Cross-Border Tuition Payments

New promotion offers relief on tuition costs for students originating from six Middle East and African countries BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire, a vertical payments company, is partnering with Mastercard to provide students with discounted foreign exchange

Cousin to undergo 12 years imprisonment for rape

EASTERN CAPE – The Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga has welcomed the hefty sentence imposed against the perpetrator rape of a minor girl (14) by her cousin who was entrusted to be her custodian. It is alleged

Child rapist handed life imprisonment

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN – The Bisho High Court today handed a stiff sentence to 31-year-old Tashume “Happy” Bambore, a shopkeeper. This follows a senseless rape of a 5-year-old girl in a shop at Pakamisa township outside King William’s Town in

Hawks seeks assistance to locate escapee

EASTERN CAPE – The Hawks Serious Organised Crime investigation in East London is seeking assistance that could lead to the arrest of Lundi Mzimkhulu (33), who escaped from the lawful custody at Sada Prison on 14 August 2020. It is

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