Social Grants Crisis – SAPS Must Investigate Suspicious Break-Ins

[DA] The DA will today write to the Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, to request that he launches a full investigation into the break-in at the former Director General of the Department of Social Development, Zane Dangor’s home, a…

[DA] The DA will today write to the Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, to request that he launches a full investigation into the break-in at the former Director General of the Department of Social Development, Zane Dangor's home, as well as two other suspicious acts of intimidation that have occurred in recent days.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Somali President Makes First State Visit to Kenya

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed flew to Kenya Thursday, for his first State visit to the neighboring country ahead of a special summit on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed flew to Kenya Thursday, for his first State visit to the neighboring country ahead of a special summit on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

50+ Traders Arrested, Goods Seized in Sudan’s El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -More than 50 traders were arrested in a swoop by government authorities on cosmetic shops in Sudan’s El Gedaref state. They have been charged with dealing in smuggled goods.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -More than 50 traders were arrested in a swoop by government authorities on cosmetic shops in Sudan's El Gedaref state. They have been charged with dealing in smuggled goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sace Must Account for Fatal School Assault

[DA] The DA will submit parliamentary questions to the Department of Basic Education regarding the involvement of the South African Council of Educators (SACE) in the investigation into the fatal assault of the fourteen-year-old Siphamandla Choma who t…

[DA] The DA will submit parliamentary questions to the Department of Basic Education regarding the involvement of the South African Council of Educators (SACE) in the investigation into the fatal assault of the fourteen-year-old Siphamandla Choma who tragically passed away yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Springs House of Horrors’ Child Handcuffed, Pepper-Sprayed

[News24Wire] One of the children in the “Springs house of horrors” was handcuffed between two pillars and pepper-sprayed when he asked to be untied, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] One of the children in the "Springs house of horrors" was handcuffed between two pillars and pepper-sprayed when he asked to be untied, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KZN Cops Nabbed With Heroin

[News24Wire] Two police officers are among a total of five people arrested by the Hawks for being in possession of large amounts of heroin near Tongaat, north of Durban.

[News24Wire] Two police officers are among a total of five people arrested by the Hawks for being in possession of large amounts of heroin near Tongaat, north of Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa