Five Suspects Arrested and Mandrax Tablets Worth R245 000 Confiscated

[SAPS] Partnership policing led to a significant confiscation of Mandrax tablets in the Steenberg area. Alert community members tipped off the police about Mandrax tablets that were delivered at an address in Nectar Road, Steenberg last night at 21:00….

[SAPS] Partnership policing led to a significant confiscation of Mandrax tablets in the Steenberg area. Alert community members tipped off the police about Mandrax tablets that were delivered at an address in Nectar Road, Steenberg last night at 21:00. Members attached to Operation Combat followed up on the information and a search was conducted at the premises. This led to the discovery of 7000 Mandrax tablets which were found in a bin in the yard. A 33-year-old suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs, and cas

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Biopic on Legendary Music Icon Brenda Fassie in the Works

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Bongani Fassie, the music legend’s son has confirmed that a movie based on the superstar’s life story. The movie will follow Fassie’s journey from Langa, Cape Town, to Soweto up until her rise to stardom and becoming an iconic mu…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Bongani Fassie, the music legend's son has confirmed that a movie based on the superstar's life story. The movie will follow Fassie's journey from Langa, Cape Town, to Soweto up until her rise to stardom and becoming an iconic musician.

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Stolen Infant From Modjadjiskloof

[SAPS] Following an intensive search operation since yesterday by the police in Modjadjiskloof outside Tzaneen for a missing baby, the situation took an unexpected turn today when the baby was safely returned this morning around 06:00.

[SAPS] Following an intensive search operation since yesterday by the police in Modjadjiskloof outside Tzaneen for a missing baby, the situation took an unexpected turn today when the baby was safely returned this morning around 06:00.

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2017 – Strikes, Corruption, Others Characterise Nigeria’s Education Sector

[Premium Times] In the course of 2017, all the major unions within the education sector had cause to down tools, putting students, parents and the entire country in a state of frustration.

[Premium Times] In the course of 2017, all the major unions within the education sector had cause to down tools, putting students, parents and the entire country in a state of frustration.

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Grace Mugabe Ally’s Military Coup Claims Are ‘Rantings of a Bitter Professor’, Zim Govt Says

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwean government has reportedly hit out at former minister of higher education Professor Jonathan Moyo over claims he made on a BBC current affairs programme that former president Robert Mugabe was ousted by a “military coup”.

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwean government has reportedly hit out at former minister of higher education Professor Jonathan Moyo over claims he made on a BBC current affairs programme that former president Robert Mugabe was ousted by a "military coup".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tears As Benue Buries Slain 73 Citizens

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Tears flowed freely yesterday as 73 people killed by gunmen at their homes in several rural communities of two local government areas of Benue State were finally interred in a mass grave in Makurdi.

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Tears flowed freely yesterday as 73 people killed by gunmen at their homes in several rural communities of two local government areas of Benue State were finally interred in a mass grave in Makurdi.

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Father, Daughter Docked Over Fake Marriage

[Daily Trust] A 60-year-old man, Inusa Aliyu, and his daughter, Jamila, have been arraigned in a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly arranging fake marriage and in the process defrauding one Yusuf Mamuda.

[Daily Trust] A 60-year-old man, Inusa Aliyu, and his daughter, Jamila, have been arraigned in a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly arranging fake marriage and in the process defrauding one Yusuf Mamuda.

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Two Suspects Arrested Near Uniondale With Dagga Worth Approximately R1.03 Million

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of serious crime by targeting the provincial crime generators, members of DPCI’s Provincial Organised Crime Unit based in George conducted an intelligence driven operation on the R62 near Uniondale yesterday, which resulted …

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of serious crime by targeting the provincial crime generators, members of DPCI's Provincial Organised Crime Unit based in George conducted an intelligence driven operation on the R62 near Uniondale yesterday, which resulted in the arrest of two suspects from Port Elizabeth, aged 57 and 51, respectively.

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Dangote Richest in Africa for 7th Year – Forbes

[Daily Trust] For the 7th year running, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the richest man in the continent of Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2 billion. That was an increa…

[Daily Trust] For the 7th year running, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the richest man in the continent of Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2 billion. That was an increase of $100 million from a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria