Gunmen Attack United Nations Bases

[Deutsche Welle] An early-morning attack on a UN base in the central region was followed by another hours later in northwestern Mali. The assaults confirmed the West African state as the world’s deadliest active UN deployment.

[Deutsche Welle] An early-morning attack on a UN base in the central region was followed by another hours later in northwestern Mali. The assaults confirmed the West African state as the world's deadliest active UN deployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Hundreds Feared Dead in Mudslide

[Deutsche Welle] Hundreds of people are believed to have died after a mudslide flattened dozens of houses on the outskirts of Freetown. Sierra Leone’s official coroner has said more than 200 bodies have already brought into the morgue.

[Deutsche Welle] Hundreds of people are believed to have died after a mudslide flattened dozens of houses on the outskirts of Freetown. Sierra Leone's official coroner has said more than 200 bodies have already brought into the morgue.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Hichilema and 5 Others Plead Not Guilty to Treason Charge

Treason charged UPND president and five others have pleaded not guilty to one count of treason after having appeared before High Court judge Charles Chanda. Judge Chanda has adjourned the matter to Wednesday August 16 pouring cold water on rumours … Continued

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Treason charged UPND president and five others have pleaded not guilty to one count of treason after having appeared before High Court judge Charles Chanda. Judge Chanda has adjourned the matter to Wednesday August 16 pouring cold water on rumours that Hichilema and his co-accused would be set free on a nolle prosequi. The matter will come up on Wednesday for commencement of trial. Hichilema has been in police custody from April 10 on the non bailable charge of treason. A recent intervention by Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland had raised hopes of a fast track solution to the problem that has deeply divided the country in the aftermath of the contested August 15, 2016 general elections. The post Hichilema and 5 Others Plead Not Guilty to Treason Charge appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Operational Successes Nets 169 Suspects

[SAPS] Several successful operations were conducted over the past weekend, which yielded good results and led to the arrest of 169 suspects in the Uitenhage Cluster. These operations were conducted in line with our Back to Basics approach to policing a…

[SAPS] Several successful operations were conducted over the past weekend, which yielded good results and led to the arrest of 169 suspects in the Uitenhage Cluster. These operations were conducted in line with our Back to Basics approach to policing and in order to accomplish our vision and mission. The suspects were arrested for crimes ranging from rape, robbery, housebreaking and theft, possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, burglary, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm an

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SAPS Seek Missing 77-Year-Old Man From Ikamvelihle

[SAPS] The caring for our elderly persons is the responsibility of all role players of our community. On Friday 11 August, Mr Michael Zolile Nongqosa, a 77-year-old man went missing from Ikamvelihle area. He was last seen waiting for a lift from family…

[SAPS] The caring for our elderly persons is the responsibility of all role players of our community. On Friday 11 August, Mr Michael Zolile Nongqosa, a 77-year-old man went missing from Ikamvelihle area. He was last seen waiting for a lift from family to his home at Ntolosi Street, Veeplaas. He was sitting inside the safety of Ikamvelihle SAPS station waiting, and when he left, it was presumed his lift arrived. However when family later arrived at 11:50, it was suspected that he left to visit elsewhere or possib

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Thohoyandou Police Have Launched a Search Operation for a Missing Person

[SAPS] The Police in Thohoyandou have embarked on a massive search for Mathye Mulisa (21) who went missing on the 04 August 2017 from Muledane Block N village. It is alleged that the victim left his home without telling anyone where he was going and he…

[SAPS] The Police in Thohoyandou have embarked on a massive search for Mathye Mulisa (21) who went missing on the 04 August 2017 from Muledane Block N village. It is alleged that the victim left his home without telling anyone where he was going and he never returned.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament’s State Capture Committees Must Get to Work

[DA] The DA urges the committees that have been tasked to probe State Capture to begin their important work immediately. To assist in this task, the DA will be tabling the #GuptaLeaks e-mails in the relevant committees this week, on 15 and 16 August.

[DA] The DA urges the committees that have been tasked to probe State Capture to begin their important work immediately. To assist in this task, the DA will be tabling the #GuptaLeaks e-mails in the relevant committees this week, on 15 and 16 August.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa