Operation Vala Madi Again Yield Positive Results

[SAPS] The continuous operations that are being conducted along the borderline, aimed at stopping the smuggling of vehicles and other stolen goods north of Musina, continue to yield positive results. In the latest success, “Operation Vala Madi” meaning…

[SAPS] The continuous operations that are being conducted along the borderline, aimed at stopping the smuggling of vehicles and other stolen goods north of Musina, continue to yield positive results. In the latest success, "Operation Vala Madi" meaning close the tap/water, comprising members derived from the Public Order Police, the Makhado Cluster led by the Cluster Commander, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) the VIS and Crime Intelligence, managed to intercept and confiscate four vehicles along

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Failed to Deliver on Broadband Roll-out

[Daily Maverick] Nothing illustrates better the paucity of the ANC’s developmental state philosophy than the failure of the South Africa Connect broadband roll-out plan to connect 50% of the population to the internet by 2016 and 90% by 2020. By MARIAN…

[Daily Maverick] Nothing illustrates better the paucity of the ANC's developmental state philosophy than the failure of the South Africa Connect broadband roll-out plan to connect 50% of the population to the internet by 2016 and 90% by 2020. By MARIAN SHINN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyan Chief Justice Maraga in Dar es Salaam for Conference

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga is in Tanzania for a four-day Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association (CMJA) Conference, which is being held at the Bank of Tanzania Conference Centre in the city.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga is in Tanzania for a four-day Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association (CMJA) Conference, which is being held at the Bank of Tanzania Conference Centre in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Arusha to Bury Abandoned Body of Children Kidnapper Suspect

[Citizen] Arusha -Body of an alleged kidnapper, who was said to have confessed that he killed two children in Arusha, Mr Samson Petro, 28, is expected to be buried by Arusha city council after being abandoned by his relatives.

[Citizen] Arusha -Body of an alleged kidnapper, who was said to have confessed that he killed two children in Arusha, Mr Samson Petro, 28, is expected to be buried by Arusha city council after being abandoned by his relatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

From Dishwasher to Millionaire, Refugee Achieves American Dream

[VOA] When Tashitaa Tufaa first arrived in Minneapolis from Ethiopia in 1992, he remembers craning his head skyward in disbelief. Looking up at the tallest skyscraper he had ever seen, he began counting the stories until he couldn’t count anymore. Even…

[VOA] When Tashitaa Tufaa first arrived in Minneapolis from Ethiopia in 1992, he remembers craning his head skyward in disbelief. Looking up at the tallest skyscraper he had ever seen, he began counting the stories until he couldn't count anymore. Eventually, he found out the building had 55 floors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Attempted Rape and Abduction Suspect Arrested – Port Elizabeth

[SAPS] The protection of our women and children from violence, abuse and exploitation places a duty on all to ensure that the vulnerable groups are safe from preying perpetrators and that the perpetrators are arrested in the shortest possible time.

[SAPS] The protection of our women and children from violence, abuse and exploitation places a duty on all to ensure that the vulnerable groups are safe from preying perpetrators and that the perpetrators are arrested in the shortest possible time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Online Campaign Raises Sh14m for MP’s Treatment

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A total of $6,591 (Sh14.5 million) has been contributed in the last five days by Chadema supporters in the Diaspora to facilitate treatment of Singida East Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A total of $6,591 (Sh14.5 million) has been contributed in the last five days by Chadema supporters in the Diaspora to facilitate treatment of Singida East Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Project Sephooko Continue to Sting a Five People Were Arrested for Fraud in Soweto

[SAPS] Project Sephooko is a multi-disciplinary task team that was formed for purposes of eradicating fraud and corruption that is prevalent within South African Social Service Agency (SASSA). The team comprises of SASSA, South African Police Service (…

[SAPS] Project Sephooko is a multi-disciplinary task team that was formed for purposes of eradicating fraud and corruption that is prevalent within South African Social Service Agency (SASSA). The team comprises of SASSA, South African Police Service (SAPS), National Credit Regulator (NCR) and Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa