Monthly Archives: December 2018

Journalist Group: 94 Slayings of Media Staff in 2018

BRUSSELS An international trade association says on-the-job slayings of journalists and news media staff rose again in 2018 following an overall decline during the past half-dozen years.

The International Federation …

Safety a priority for SAPS Western as people prepare to usher in the New Year

The SAPS in the Western Cape is bracing for scores of people descending on public spaces and local beaches throughout the Province’s coastal towns. Deployments have been bolstered along major …

Minister Siyabonga Cwele and MEC Gwen Ramokgopa visit Mamelodi Hospital, 1 Jan

In a quest to bring government services closer to the people, the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Siyabonga Cwele together with the Gauteng MEC for Health, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, will …

Suspect dies during ATM bombing, other suspects sought

Members of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga are searching for men responsible for bombing ATMs in two separate incidents. In the first incident which took place at Sakhile …

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France’s armed forces and Defense Ministry …

Presidency on issues of concern to the Khoi and San communities

The Presidency wishes to outline its engagement with a few members of the Khoisan community led by Mr Khoisan South Africa, who are camped on the South Lawns of the …

At Least 8 Government Soldiers, 14 Militants Killed in Fighting

Fighting between Somali regional troops and al-Shabab militants Saturday left at least 22 people dead, witnesses and officials said.

The fighting in South Western Somalia started after heavily armed al-Shabab …