The European Union’s (EU) General Court has dismissed a Syrian businessman’s application to have his sanctions lifted, ruling that he remains a prominent business associate of the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad. In its recent ruling, the court stated that it refused Samer Foz’s application as the “EU had shown that[…]
Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, slammed the recent arson attempt on a mosque in the Greek-administered part of the island, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, Erdogan said the attacks on Muslim houses of worship in Cyprus will not go unanswered. “We strongly condemn the arson attack against the Grand Mosque in[…]
A Saudi man has been arrested in France on suspicion of his involvement in the murder of the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, three years ago. According to reports by French media, the former Saudi Royal Guard, Khalid Aedh Al-Otaibi, was arrested at Charles-de-Gaulle airport today, after being found travelling under his own[…]
LOCAL The high court in Pretoria on Tuesday ordered that the R111m frozen in the bank accounts belonging to Thabo Abel Simbini be forfeited to the state. The National Prosecuting Authority said the forfeiture order on Tuesday followed a successful preservation order obtained from the same court in November last year in[…]
The marking of the 2021 National Senior Certificate examination will commence today. The DBE says although a few students were caught with crib notes and cellphones, the credibility, integrity and image of the examinations were not threatened. Department spokesperson, Elijah Mhlanga, says marking is expected to conclude by the 22nd[…]
South Africa’s health department recorded 13 143 cases in the past 24 hours. According to the Department, 27 people also succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours. The country’s death toll now stands at over 90k. There are now over 96 500 active cases in the country, majority[…]
NATIONAL With 27 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, SA has passed another grim pandemic milestone: more than 90,000 people have officially died of Covid-19 related illness since the Covid-19 outbreak in March last year. The NICD said on Tuesday that the official death toll was 90,002 after the[…]
LOCAL Police officers in the Western Cape arrested four suspects aged between 25 and 31 on Sunday 5 November 2021 in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein, as the battle against unlicensed firearms in communities resumes. According to Police spokesperson, Sergeant Wesley Twigg, members stopped a blue Toyota Conquest while they were on patrol.[…]
LOCAL South African Police Service (SAPS) members attached to the Maitland Flying Squad arrested a 26-year-old suspect for the possession of 496 pieces of abalone on the N1 Freeway, Brackenfell last night. The members stopped a suspicious vehicle and upon searching it found the abalone in the vehicle. Once charged[…]
LOCAL Polish immigrant Janusz Walus, who killed anti-apartheid activist Chris Hani, says he has turned over a new leaf, realises that apartheid was wrong and has grown closer to God during his almost 30-year incarceration. These revelations were listed in papers filed to the Constitutional Court earlier this year when[…]
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