Three Suspects Arrested for Drugs and a Firearm in Ocean View

[SAPS] Our endeavours to fight crime which may threaten the safety and security of the community yielded success last night when crime operations were conducted by members of Ocean View SAPS and the Stabilization Unit which led to the arrest of three s…

[SAPS] Our endeavours to fight crime which may threaten the safety and security of the community yielded success last night when crime operations were conducted by members of Ocean View SAPS and the Stabilization Unit which led to the arrest of three suspects aged between 17 and 37 on charges relating to possession of illegal firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and dealing in mandrax.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Zuma Arrives in Zambia

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, for a state visit that is aimed at deepening and strengthening political, economic and cultural relations.

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, for a state visit that is aimed at deepening and strengthening political, economic and cultural relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Billiat Joins Messi Brigade

[The Herald] In the early hours of yesterday, Lionel Messi chose a make-or-break battle to produce one of the greatest individual World Cup master-class for a television audience running into millions, if not billions, and among those watching the show…

[The Herald] In the early hours of yesterday, Lionel Messi chose a make-or-break battle to produce one of the greatest individual World Cup master-class for a television audience running into millions, if not billions, and among those watching the show from a distance was Zimbabwe international football star Khama Billiat.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elections Body Registers 40 000

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has registered nearly 40 000 prospective voters since the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) started at 63 district offices countrywide. BVR registration started on September 18 at the district offices and…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has registered nearly 40 000 prospective voters since the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) started at 63 district offices countrywide. BVR registration started on September 18 at the district offices and the figure is expected to rise significantly following a blitz the electoral management body started on Tuesday. ZEC chairperson Justice Rita Makarau disclosed this during an interface meeting with Members of Parliament to brief them on the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Iran Foreign Ministry Protests to Somalia Over Fishing Boat Shooting

[Shabelle] Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned Somalia for opening fire on an Iranian fishing boat and killing the captain of the vessel and injuring another sailor.

[Shabelle] Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned Somalia for opening fire on an Iranian fishing boat and killing the captain of the vessel and injuring another sailor.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Attends ITU Conference With Full Voting Rights for the First Time in Decades

[Shabelle] The Minister of Posts, Telecom and Technology has told that Somalia is no longer the only country in the world with no telecom regulation after the president signed the communications bill into law on October 2nd.

[Shabelle] The Minister of Posts, Telecom and Technology has told that Somalia is no longer the only country in the world with no telecom regulation after the president signed the communications bill into law on October 2nd.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former Swatf/Koevoets Demand Repayment of SA Money

[Namibian] THE NAMIBIAN government should return part of the N$36 million provided by apartheid authorities in 1992 as payment to former soldiers, demanded Frans Jabulani of the Namibia War Veterans Trust yesterday.

[Namibian] THE NAMIBIAN government should return part of the N$36 million provided by apartheid authorities in 1992 as payment to former soldiers, demanded Frans Jabulani of the Namibia War Veterans Trust yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Shamu’s Appointment Welcomed

[The Herald] People from all walks of life, including from the ruling Zanu-PF party, have welcomed the appointment of Cde Webster Shamu as Minister of State for Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs this week. Those interviewed on the appointment said th…

[The Herald] People from all walks of life, including from the ruling Zanu-PF party, have welcomed the appointment of Cde Webster Shamu as Minister of State for Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs this week. Those interviewed on the appointment said they expected traction in the implementation of Government policies. Cde Shamu took over from Cde Faber Chidarikire, following a Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Mugabe on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boko Haram – 86% of Borno IDPs Not Willing to Return Home – Report

[Premium Times] Majority of the 1.8 million internally displaced persons in Borno State said they are still scared of going back to their communities months after the military liberated them from Boko Haram control, a new study by the Norwegian Refugee…

[Premium Times] Majority of the 1.8 million internally displaced persons in Borno State said they are still scared of going back to their communities months after the military liberated them from Boko Haram control, a new study by the Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, reveals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria