Besters Farm Attackers Sentenced

[SAPS] On 12 June 2017, the Ladysmith Regional Court sentenced two accused who were responsible for committing a robbery at a farm in the Besters area. On Christmas Day in 2015 at around 09:00 a farmer, aged 57, was busy with his rounds on the farm whe…

[SAPS] On 12 June 2017, the Ladysmith Regional Court sentenced two accused who were responsible for committing a robbery at a farm in the Besters area. On Christmas Day in 2015 at around 09:00 a farmer, aged 57, was busy with his rounds on the farm when he was approached by two men. They suddenly produced a firearm and threatened to shoot him. They assaulted the man, tied him up with rope and left him near a water tank. The accused then proceeded to the farm house where they threatened and assaulted the farmer's

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mariners Decry Inadequate Presence of Navy At Sea

[Guardian] The inadequate presence of the Nigerian Navy at the sea has elicited concerns from master mariners, who described this as inimical to seaborne trade and national security.

[Guardian] The inadequate presence of the Nigerian Navy at the sea has elicited concerns from master mariners, who described this as inimical to seaborne trade and national security.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Female Condoms Shunned

[Times of Zambia] “I tried out the female condom once and it felt so uncomfortable especially with the lubricant’s unpleasant scent; I couldn’t even enjoy the act at all said,” says Margaret Mbewe of Lusaka’s Chunga Township when asked about why women …

[Times of Zambia] "I tried out the female condom once and it felt so uncomfortable especially with the lubricant's unpleasant scent; I couldn't even enjoy the act at all said," says Margaret Mbewe of Lusaka's Chunga Township when asked about why women shun using the female condom..

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Central Darfur Also Bans Unlicensed Vehicles

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -Central Darfur plans to collect unlicensed weapons from civilians and prevent the movement of vehicles without number plates in its cities, in imitation of other Darfur states.

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -Central Darfur plans to collect unlicensed weapons from civilians and prevent the movement of vehicles without number plates in its cities, in imitation of other Darfur states.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nine Villagers Kidnapped in South Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Mershing / Zalingei -Nine people were kidnapped from a village in South Darfur. Carjackers in Central Darfur were intercepted by a military force on Monday.

[Radio Dabanga] Mershing / Zalingei -Nine people were kidnapped from a village in South Darfur. Carjackers in Central Darfur were intercepted by a military force on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan