Category Archives: General

South Sudan to Deduct from Civil Servants’ Salaries – But ...

JUBA/WASHINGTON The government of South Sudan says that beginning in March, it will deduct one day's salary from civil servants' paychecks each month to help pay for implementation of the peace deal

Escapee awaiting and attempted rape suspect nabbed

A-23-year old escapee from Hope Town was re-arrested today in Hope Town. The escapee escaped from Hope Town Correctional Services Facility last week.

The 23-year-old, Jacques Codesa Van Rooyen was spotted yesterday at

Rapists given long jail terms

The South African Police Service specialized Unit, the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences ( FCS) Unit, continue to acquire heavy jail terms to several people who are still perpetrating the

Former RSA ambassador arrested for alleged foreign bribery

PRETORIA � Former ambassador to Iran Yusuf Saloojee (75) was arrested by the Hawks on Thursday, 14 February 2019 and subsequently made a brief court appearance at the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes

Police seek parents of abandoned baby

The Port Elizabeth Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit is urgently seeking the community's assistance in tracing the parents of a baby boy who was left at the SOS Children's

Baby murderer appears at court

On 11 February 2019, a 46-year-old man appeared at the Pinetown Magistrates Court, for killing a 14-month-old baby and attempting to stab the mother. The suspect was remanded in custody until 19

Baby murderer appears at court

On 11 February 2019, a 46-year-old man appeared at the Pinetown Magistrates Court, for killing a 14-month-old baby and attempting to stab the mother. The suspect was remanded in custody until 19

Man nabbed with stolen cigarettes worth R100 000.00

The police in Kuruman have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with a case of burglary business. The suspect's Amarok bakkie with number plates covered with plastic was stopped by police at

Brother stoned brother- sentencing to 15 years: Mothibistad

The police welcomes the sentencing that was handed down to a Mothibistad man for the murder of his brother on Tuesday, 12 February 2019. Tshepiso Manchonyane (27) was sentenced to 15 years

Rescuers pull baby girl from storm drain in South Africa in four-hour ...

DURBAN, Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.

Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups

Two suspects arrested for the illegal possession firearms in Guguletu

Western Cape: The vigilance of members attached to the SAPS Gugulethu Crime Prevention Unit landed two suspects behind bars for being in possession of unlicensed firearms yesterday. The members were busy with

Child born at police station – Constable plays midwife

Constable Colleta Puggens was about to leave the Gravelotte Police Station at about 5h30 on Sunday (10 February 2019) morning when a heavily pregnant woman hurriedly entered the station and sought the

Child born at police station – Constable plays midwife

Constable Colleta Puggens was about to leave the Gravelotte Police Station at about 5h30 on Sunday (10 February 2019) morning when a heavily pregnant woman hurriedly entered the station and sought the

Nigeria’s ‘Melanin Movement’ Swims Against a ...

ABUJA, NIGERIA According to one estimate, more than 70 million people in Nigeria use skin-lightening products regularly, making Africa's most populous country the capital for skin bleaching. Some women reject the trend,