Stun Grenades Fired at Students After Classrooms Set Alight

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Politics, Power and Passion – a Pernicious Pestilence

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West On Village, Township and Small Dorpies Development

[Govt of SA] Premier Mahumapelo says part of the provincial strategy to deal with the high percentage of unemployment among the youth of Bokone Bophirima Province is to refocus the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) from being mainly about…

[Govt of SA] Premier Mahumapelo says part of the provincial strategy to deal with the high percentage of unemployment among the youth of Bokone Bophirima Province is to refocus the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) from being mainly about cleaning of environment to being innovation focused and skills development driven.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gas and Diesel Up By U.S.$0.13 and U.S.$0.12, Respectively

[Observer] The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), has announced with immediate effect an increase of 13 and 12 United States cents in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

[Observer] The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), has announced with immediate effect an increase of 13 and 12 United States cents in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Milnerton Cluster’s Fight Against Crime Brings About a Quiet Weekend

[SAPS] Police from the Milnerton Cluster made significant arrests during the week’s operations in their endeavour to combat crime. They brought a total of 535 people to book for various crimes comprising of possession of drugs, possession of dangerous …

[SAPS] Police from the Milnerton Cluster made significant arrests during the week's operations in their endeavour to combat crime. They brought a total of 535 people to book for various crimes comprising of possession of drugs, possession of dangerous weapons, warrants of arrest, and assault. Other crimes such as contravention of a protection order and shoplifting added to the total number of suspects arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rhino Poacher Jailed for 20 Years

[SAPS] On 7 September 2017, 30-year-old Mapoyisa Mahlauli was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty in the Skukuza Regional court for various rhino-poaching related crimes.

[SAPS] On 7 September 2017, 30-year-old Mapoyisa Mahlauli was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty in the Skukuza Regional court for various rhino-poaching related crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kidnapped Chinese Businessman Released and Three Arrested

[SAPS] After a Chinese businessman was reportedly kidnapped and a ransom demanded, police followed up on leads and arrested three suspects later today. It is alleged that on Saturday 09 September 2017 the businessman was kidnapped in Monte Vista. A ran…

[SAPS] After a Chinese businessman was reportedly kidnapped and a ransom demanded, police followed up on leads and arrested three suspects later today. It is alleged that on Saturday 09 September 2017 the businessman was kidnapped in Monte Vista. A ransom of R1 million was demanded for his release. The alleged kidnappers settled for R100 000 after negotiations with the family which was subsequently paid. Shortly after his release, police pounced on the suspects aged 31, 33 and 40 in Bloekombos, Kraaifontein. Some

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Odinga – Nasa Ready for Polls but Concerns Must Be Addressed

[East African] Kenya opposition National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said his team is ready for the October 17 repeat presidential poll but insists the election must be managed by a different team from the one accused of bung…

[East African] Kenya opposition National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said his team is ready for the October 17 repeat presidential poll but insists the election must be managed by a different team from the one accused of bungling the previous one.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Drugs, Rhino Horns Worth Millions Seized at Johannesburg Airport

[SAPS] During this past weekend, two suspects were arrested, and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million intercepted in separate incidents at the OR Tambo International Airport in the on-going operation into ridding the airport of criminal activities.

[SAPS] During this past weekend, two suspects were arrested, and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million intercepted in separate incidents at the OR Tambo International Airport in the on-going operation into ridding the airport of criminal activities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa