Girl, 6, Drowned Trying to Get Water From Hole – DA

[News24Wire] A 6-year-old girl drowned in an uncovered hole which was filled with water in Cornelia on Saturday because the Mafube Municipality had not delivered basic services, the DA said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A 6-year-old girl drowned in an uncovered hole which was filled with water in Cornelia on Saturday because the Mafube Municipality had not delivered basic services, the DA said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mariannhill Police Seeks Assistance in Tracing a Missing Person

[SAPS] Mariannhill police would like to make an appeal to the members of community with regards to a missing person, Mlungisi Mfeka (26) from Savannah Park. He was last seen by his mother on 28 December 2015 at his homestead at Savannah Park, wearing a…

[SAPS] Mariannhill police would like to make an appeal to the members of community with regards to a missing person, Mlungisi Mfeka (26) from Savannah Park. He was last seen by his mother on 28 December 2015 at his homestead at Savannah Park, wearing a pair of navy shorts, a lime t-shirt and black All Star takkies. He is a person with special needs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Limpopo Condemns Violent Protest

[SA Govt] The Provincial Government condemn the violent activities that have characterised the protest for a tarred road in the areas of Tshitale and Nthabalala. The torching of schools and Government offices cannot be justified as a protest but they a…

[SA Govt] The Provincial Government condemn the violent activities that have characterised the protest for a tarred road in the areas of Tshitale and Nthabalala. The torching of schools and Government offices cannot be justified as a protest but they are just criminal activities and it's upon the communities in the area to work with the Police in ensuring the speedy arrests of criminal elements which have hijacked their genuine protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Commissioner Zach Modise On Overcrowding in Correctional Centres

[SA Govt] Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise has urged the various departments in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster to play their role in reducing overcrowding in the country’s correctional facilities.

[SA Govt] Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise has urged the various departments in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster to play their role in reducing overcrowding in the country's correctional facilities.

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Four People Died From Hunger in Bubanza Province

[Iwacu] The fields are dry due to drought caused by the shortage of rain in Bubanza western province of Burundi. Four people have already died since the past two weeks. Serious measures will be taken if the situation persists, government say.

[Iwacu] The fields are dry due to drought caused by the shortage of rain in Bubanza western province of Burundi. Four people have already died since the past two weeks. Serious measures will be taken if the situation persists, government say.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

A Soldier Injured in Grenade Attack in Bardere Town

[Shabelle] A hand grenade attack outside a military outpost in Bardere city has lightly wounded a government soldier on Tuesday night, residents said. The soldier was wounded when unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at building housing soldiers and…

[Shabelle] A hand grenade attack outside a military outpost in Bardere city has lightly wounded a government soldier on Tuesday night, residents said. The soldier was wounded when unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at building housing soldiers and officers in the town, located in the country's southwestern Gedo region.

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Prison Boss Makes Appeal to Reduce Overcrowding in Jails

[News24Wire] Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise on Wednesday appealed to government security agencies to reduce overcrowding in the country’s correctional facilities.

[News24Wire] Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise on Wednesday appealed to government security agencies to reduce overcrowding in the country's correctional facilities.

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Community Members Warned to Be Always Vigilant While At Crematorium

[SAPS] With the recent incident at Clare Estate where the mourners were robbed of their belongings, the SAPS in KwaZulu-Natal have issued a warning to all the members of the public to always be vigilant while at crematorium. It is alleged on 16 January…

[SAPS] With the recent incident at Clare Estate where the mourners were robbed of their belongings, the SAPS in KwaZulu-Natal have issued a warning to all the members of the public to always be vigilant while at crematorium. It is alleged on 16 January 2017, at approximately 17:10, the victim was at a funeral with his family members at the Clare Estate Crematorium, when they were accosted by a group of armed suspects. At gunpoint they robbed them of six cellphones, clothing and cash. A case of armed robbery is be

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Loliondo District Conflicts ‘Cause Investor Exit’

[Daily News] Arusha -Long standing conflicts in Loliondo District have forced more than eight investor firms to pack their bags and flee from the former Game Controlled Area, which is mapped within the Ngorongoro District, it has been learnt.

[Daily News] Arusha -Long standing conflicts in Loliondo District have forced more than eight investor firms to pack their bags and flee from the former Game Controlled Area, which is mapped within the Ngorongoro District, it has been learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania