Daily South Africa Updates
Daily South Africa Updates

News: Over 600 suspects nabbed during police joint operations

Since the beginning of the new year, 2019, a total number of 673 suspects aged between 19 and 56 were arrested for different criminal activities ranging from possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan’s longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership can only come through the

Congo’s Neighbors Call for Vote Recount in Troubled Election

KINSHASA Congo’s neighbors are calling for a vote recount in the disputed presidential election and suggesting the formation of a government of national unity to avoid possible instability. The statements by the southern African and Great Lakes regional blocs put

News: Three drug mules arrested at OR Tambo International Airport

Pretoria: Over this past week three suspects, two men and a woman were arrested at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) after they were discovered smuggling drugs through this port of entry. On Tuesday, 8 January 2019 a 49-year-old man

Arab Nations Inch Toward Rehabilitating Syria’s Assad

BEIRUT He has survived eight years of war and billions of dollars in money and weapons aimed at toppling him. Now Syrian President Bashar Assad is poised to be readmitted to the fold of Arab nations, a feat once deemed

Hundreds Rally in Sudan’s Capital for Al-Bashir’s Ouster

CAIRO Hundreds of protesters marched in and around Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir. Images


PRETORIA, The South African Revenue Services’ (SARS) Customs unit scored a massive victory when officials pounced on a consignment of rhino horns worth over R23 million at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). In a statement, SARS said the 36

Two suspects nabbed for possession of suspected stolen motor vehicles ...

POTCHEFSTROOM: In a bid to discourage trio and property related crimes by providing a responsive and proactive policing service, police in Hartbeespoortdam apprehended Edmore Chikongoma (27) and Moses Phillip Mhlanga (19) on Thursday, 10 January 2019 at about 03:00 for

Festive Season Operation resulted in arrest of five suspects with ...

High level police visibility in the John Taolo Gaetsewe Cluster continued to close the net on criminal activities in the cluster. Five suspects were arrested in separate incidents, subsequent to be found in possession of unlicensed firearms. On Friday, 11

News: Community requested to assist in tracing a missing person

Potchefstroom: Police in Taung are requesting the community to assist in tracing 82-year-old Obonamang Anna Moenyane. She was last seen at Moretele village in Taung. That was after she left her home in Cokonyane village in the morning on Monday,