Super Rugby Season Begins With Contrived Format in the Spotlight

[Daily Maverick] Super Rugby is back and while it’s nice to have a near constant stream of rugby buzzing on the box over the weekend, the bloated and hard to digest format means that most of what happens remains just that: a buzzing white noise. By ANT…

[Daily Maverick] Super Rugby is back and while it's nice to have a near constant stream of rugby buzzing on the box over the weekend, the bloated and hard to digest format means that most of what happens remains just that: a buzzing white noise. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UPDF Ivory Convicts Fined Sh4 Million

[Independent (Kampala)] Two UPDF soldiers who were last week convicted of being in illegal possession of protected animal species worth sh129 million have been given a court fine of sh4 million each, failure of which they should serve two years in Luzi…

[Independent (Kampala)] Two UPDF soldiers who were last week convicted of being in illegal possession of protected animal species worth sh129 million have been given a court fine of sh4 million each, failure of which they should serve two years in Luzira Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gauteng Xenophobia – Gigaba and Mashaba Trade Accusations

[Daily Maverick] Afrophobic attacks in Gauteng appear to have continued since Friday’s anti-migrant march in Tshwane. Meanwhile, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, whose comments linking undocumented foreigners to crime preceded the attacks, is accused…

[Daily Maverick] Afrophobic attacks in Gauteng appear to have continued since Friday's anti-migrant march in Tshwane. Meanwhile, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, whose comments linking undocumented foreigners to crime preceded the attacks, is accused of avoiding and deflecting responsibility onto Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SAPS Operation Blue Crane Successes – Aliwal North Cluster

[SAPS] During the weekend from 24-27 of February 2017, SAPS members of the Aliwal North Cluster were involve in Operation Blue Crane and had the following successes:

[SAPS] During the weekend from 24-27 of February 2017, SAPS members of the Aliwal North Cluster were involve in Operation Blue Crane and had the following successes:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa