Tourist Dies of Heart Attack While Hiking

[Namibian] A police helicopter was used on Friday to retrieve the body of a South African, who is suspected to have died of a heart attack, from the Fish River Canyon near the Ai-Ais resort.

[Namibian] A police helicopter was used on Friday to retrieve the body of a South African, who is suspected to have died of a heart attack, from the Fish River Canyon near the Ai-Ais resort.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Culpable Homicide Kimberley Northern Cape.

[SAPS] Kimberley Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a truck overturned 10km outside Kimberley at about 10am on Saturday, 26 August 2017. The 44-year-old male truck driver died on the scene. Police request that anyone with inform…

[SAPS] Kimberley Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a truck overturned 10km outside Kimberley at about 10am on Saturday, 26 August 2017. The 44-year-old male truck driver died on the scene. Police request that anyone with information regarding the accident please contact D/ WO Kenneth Lamoen on 082 3020407. The investigation continues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bid to Block National Road Administration Probe Backfires

[The Herald] Four senior public officials, including two directors in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, have been suspended for trying to block investigations into the abuse of State funds for the rehabilitation of rural roads,…

[The Herald] Four senior public officials, including two directors in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, have been suspended for trying to block investigations into the abuse of State funds for the rehabilitation of rural roads, it has emerged. The directors are Ms Angeline Karonga, legal director and Engineer Eric Gumbie, who is director of roads. Ms Karonga and Eng Gumbie also face separate charges of foisting companies in which they are directors as contractors on various road authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Innscor Loses U.S.$47,000 to Employee

[The Herald] An Innscor Africa employee, who allegedly swindled the company of raw materials worth $47 000, has appeared in court facing fraud charges. Thinkmore Mazvinde (35) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week.

[The Herald] An Innscor Africa employee, who allegedly swindled the company of raw materials worth $47 000, has appeared in court facing fraud charges. Thinkmore Mazvinde (35) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Brave Warriors Coach Isaacs Satisfied After Victory

[Namibian] Brave Gladiators coach Brian Isaacs expressed satisfaction with their 3-2 victory against Swaziland on Saturday, which served as preparation for the Cosafa Women’s Cup in Zimbabwe next month.

[Namibian] Brave Gladiators coach Brian Isaacs expressed satisfaction with their 3-2 victory against Swaziland on Saturday, which served as preparation for the Cosafa Women's Cup in Zimbabwe next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Pandef Fights Back, Insist They’re Niger Delta’s Authentic Voice

[Guardian] Warri -The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Edwin Kiagbodo Clark yesterday responded to its alleged overthrow by a coalition of militants under the platform of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA).

[Guardian] Warri -The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Edwin Kiagbodo Clark yesterday responded to its alleged overthrow by a coalition of militants under the platform of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

13 School Pupils Injured After Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Taxi

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto, on Monday morning.

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto, on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Transformation of Jaguar from Musician to Mr Politician

[Nation] Starehe Member of Parliament-elect Jaguar, real name Charles Njagua, has so far managed to waltz his way into the hearts of city residents as he starts to take his responsibility as a legislator.

[Nation] Starehe Member of Parliament-elect Jaguar, real name Charles Njagua, has so far managed to waltz his way into the hearts of city residents as he starts to take his responsibility as a legislator.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ex-Koevoets Still Benefit Without Veterans’ Status

[Namibian] Namibian War Veterans Trust (Namvet) president Frans Jabulani yesterday said former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) and ex-Koevoet soldiers benefit in other ways, despite not being recognised as war veterans by the Namibian gover…

[Namibian] Namibian War Veterans Trust (Namvet) president Frans Jabulani yesterday said former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) and ex-Koevoet soldiers benefit in other ways, despite not being recognised as war veterans by the Namibian government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Op-Ed – Has the National Health Insurance Process Been Captured?

[Daily Maverick] Barely a week after gazetting the latest White Paper as a policy document the National Department of Health abandoned its commitment to principles of equity and human rights when it gazetted a set of seven “institutions, bodies and com…

[Daily Maverick] Barely a week after gazetting the latest White Paper as a policy document the National Department of Health abandoned its commitment to principles of equity and human rights when it gazetted a set of seven "institutions, bodies and commissions" to take the National Health Insurance process forward with no apparent effort to inform key stakeholders -- even some who had made important submissions to the Green and White Papers. This begs the question: Are we having to confront another example of corporate sta

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa