Audit Into Stockpiles of Rhino Horn Underway

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa is in the process of conducting an audit of all existing stockpiles of rhino horn in an effort to prevent the smuggling of illegally-obtained horn out of the country, says Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa is in the process of conducting an audit of all existing stockpiles of rhino horn in an effort to prevent the smuggling of illegally-obtained horn out of the country, says Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Coffin Assault Victim’s Life Never in Danger, Defence Argues

[News24Wire] There is no likelihood that coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa could have died when he was forced into a coffin by two men, the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] There is no likelihood that coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa could have died when he was forced into a coffin by two men, the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court heard on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Press Council Appeals Panel Explains Huffpost Blog’s Ruling On ‘White Men’ Blog

[News24Wire] A controversial blog that HuffPost SA published in April, entitled “Could it be time to deny white men the franchise”, cannot be seen as discriminatory or classified as hate speech, the appeals panel of the Press Council ruled on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A controversial blog that HuffPost SA published in April, entitled "Could it be time to deny white men the franchise", cannot be seen as discriminatory or classified as hate speech, the appeals panel of the Press Council ruled on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Somali Military Court Sentences Alleged Militants to Death

[Shabelle] The military court of Somalia’s armed forces have on Tuesday sentenced two alleged Al shabaab members to death for killing an electoral delegate in Mogadishu last year.

[Shabelle] The military court of Somalia's armed forces have on Tuesday sentenced two alleged Al shabaab members to death for killing an electoral delegate in Mogadishu last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Resigned Darfuri Students Return, University Dispute Endures

[Radio Dabanga] El Duweim -The case of hundreds of students from Darfur who resigned en masse from their university in White Nile state, with 14 dismissed students and nine others held in police custody, drags-on despite numerous initiatives of MPs to …

[Radio Dabanga] El Duweim -The case of hundreds of students from Darfur who resigned en masse from their university in White Nile state, with 14 dismissed students and nine others held in police custody, drags-on despite numerous initiatives of MPs to solve the dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘We Are Not Winning the War On Crime’ Admits SAPS

[GroundUp] What was meant to be a report by South African Police Services (SAPS) on its Anti-Gang Strategy in three key provinces turned into something of a damp squib on Tuesday when SAPS arrived at the meeting unprepared.

[GroundUp] What was meant to be a report by South African Police Services (SAPS) on its Anti-Gang Strategy in three key provinces turned into something of a damp squib on Tuesday when SAPS arrived at the meeting unprepared.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Five Cases of Serious Sunstroke in Port Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Five more cases of sunstroke, including one death, were recorded in Port Sudan hospitals on Sunday and Monday. The city has witnessed multiple cases of residents succumbing to the heat since July.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Five more cases of sunstroke, including one death, were recorded in Port Sudan hospitals on Sunday and Monday. The city has witnessed multiple cases of residents succumbing to the heat since July.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Court Dismiss Charges Against Girls in Trousers

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Public Order Court has dismissed charges against two girls, accused of wearing disgraceful dress, citing a lack of evidence by the police and that “trousers are not disgraceful”.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Public Order Court has dismissed charges against two girls, accused of wearing disgraceful dress, citing a lack of evidence by the police and that "trousers are not disgraceful".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan