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.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

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.

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Basic Education Responds to the Star Newspaper’s Editorial

[SA Govt] The Editor of the Star Newspaper, needs to assist the Department of Basic Education by clarifying his position stated in the Editorial of today’s Star Newspaper titled “Act decisively on cheating pupils”. The Editorial itself is riddled with …

[SA Govt] The Editor of the Star Newspaper, needs to assist the Department of Basic Education by clarifying his position stated in the Editorial of today's Star Newspaper titled "Act decisively on cheating pupils". The Editorial itself is riddled with fictitious assumptions that make it clear the author has not made any attempt nor effort to actually go through the court documents.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Parastatal Urges Water Conservation, Harvesting

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Gaborone Dam has collected a few million more litres of water in the last few days, registering 22.2 per cent of water as at January 18 as compared to last year this time around which was about 1.7 per cent.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Gaborone Dam has collected a few million more litres of water in the last few days, registering 22.2 per cent of water as at January 18 as compared to last year this time around which was about 1.7 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Local Duo Take Aim At Tennis Guinness World Record

[News24Wire] Cape Town tennis players Carlos Gomes and Wendy Thompson are aiming to break the Guinness World Record for the longest singles tennis match to raise funds to revamp tennis facilities in the Western Cape townships of Khayelitsha and Kayamandi.

[News24Wire] Cape Town tennis players Carlos Gomes and Wendy Thompson are aiming to break the Guinness World Record for the longest singles tennis match to raise funds to revamp tennis facilities in the Western Cape townships of Khayelitsha and Kayamandi.

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Aubameyang Targets ‘Correct’ Result Against Burkina Faso

[RFI] Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed his teammates would put a poor start to their Africa Cup of Nations campaign behind them and beat Burkina Faso on Wednesday in the second series of Group A matches in Libreville.

[RFI] Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed his teammates would put a poor start to their Africa Cup of Nations campaign behind them and beat Burkina Faso on Wednesday in the second series of Group A matches in Libreville.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso