Harsher Sentences Needed for Killing, Raping of Women and Children – Deputy Police Minister

[News24Wire] The police department will hold talks with its justice counterpart to look at imposing harsher sentences on people found guilty of crimes against women and children, Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The police department will hold talks with its justice counterpart to look at imposing harsher sentences on people found guilty of crimes against women and children, Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Energy Minister Deals With Controversies

[Daily Maverick] Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi talked a good spring clean during her budget vote debate on Friday, even if nuclear will not be touched. The energy sector is overshadowed by controversies not only over a nuclear build, but also indepe…

[Daily Maverick] Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi talked a good spring clean during her budget vote debate on Friday, even if nuclear will not be touched. The energy sector is overshadowed by controversies not only over a nuclear build, but also independent power producers and stalled government blueprint plans on electricity and the overall energy mix. Add into the mix governance and financial failures at the state-owned entities, the Strategic Fuel Fund and PetroSA, and it's not a pretty picture in a sector that contribu

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Steyn Blasts Proteas Women to Extensive Win

[News24Wire] Andrie Steyn led the Proteas women to a whopping 120-run victory in their round seven, Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s Quadrangular series clash against Ireland in Potchefstroom on Friday.

[News24Wire] Andrie Steyn led the Proteas women to a whopping 120-run victory in their round seven, Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women's Quadrangular series clash against Ireland in Potchefstroom on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Turkey to Deliver Tons of Aid to Somalia in Ramadan

[Shabelle] Turkey is planning to deliver 15,000 tons of humanitarian aid to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz said Thursday. Somalia is one of several African states facing famine due to drought.

[Shabelle] Turkey is planning to deliver 15,000 tons of humanitarian aid to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz said Thursday. Somalia is one of several African states facing famine due to drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Districts Shut Down As Police Pursue Killers

[Citizen] The fear over who would be the next target of mysterious killers, the intensity of police operation in the hunt for those responsible for the serial killings of police officers and local government leaders in Rufiji and Kilwa districts has pa…

[Citizen] The fear over who would be the next target of mysterious killers, the intensity of police operation in the hunt for those responsible for the serial killings of police officers and local government leaders in Rufiji and Kilwa districts has paralysed social as well as economic activities in these areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya Nabs 33 Al-Shabaab Militants in Four Months

[Shabelle] Kenyan police on Thursday announced the arrest of at least 33 Al-Shabaab militants between December-March in the ongoing operation Linda Boni in the coastal town of Lamu.

[Shabelle] Kenyan police on Thursday announced the arrest of at least 33 Al-Shabaab militants between December-March in the ongoing operation Linda Boni in the coastal town of Lamu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Bashir Apologizes From Taking Part in the American-Muslim Summit, for Special Reasons

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic Omar Bashir on Friday declined an invitation to take part in the American Muslim summit meeting which is set to take place in the Saudi capital of Ryath, for special reasons.

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic Omar Bashir on Friday declined an invitation to take part in the American Muslim summit meeting which is set to take place in the Saudi capital of Ryath, for special reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan