Belarus’s president, beleaguered by six weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation, has announced he is putting troops on high alert and closing the country’s borders with Poland and Lithuania. President Alexander Lukashenko’s decision on Thursday underlined his repeated claim that the wave of protests is driven by the West.[…]
A case of culpable homicide has been opened by the South African Police Service (SAPS) after a man allegedly jumped off the bridge at Hindle Road onto the R300 South on Wednesday afternoon [September 16]. He has not yet been identified. The incident occurred at about 2pm. According to the[…]
News of a group of protestors at Fairview Racecourse near Port Elizabeth who allegedly took revenge on their employees by ‘maiming and killing horses at the racecourse’s stables’ has gathered huge attention. The South African Police Service (SAPS), however, has warned that it is not only the protestors who will[…]
In light of the recent attempted kidnapping of a child at a restaurant in Johannesburg, Missing Children SA is appealing to parents to be incredibly vigilant with their children. The NGO warns that they see a yearly increase in children going missing. Last week, South Africans were shocked by a[…]
With the relaxation of regulations under level one of the lock-down, the Muslim Judicial Council has urged the community to return to masajid for prayer. The ulema body says it welcomes the increase in the numbers permitted for closed gatherings, as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night. The MJC[…]
It’s the news we have all been waiting for since lockdown began in March. South Africa has finally been moved to Level 1 restrictions as from Monday, September 21. In his national address on Wedneday, September 15, President Cyril Ramaphosa said, “Although we have made remarkable progress, a number of[…]
On Wednesday, president Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to use government’s new coronavirus contact-tracing app, which was launched earlier this month. “I want to make a call this evening to everyone who has a smartphone in South Africa to download the COVID Alert mobile app from the Apple App Store[…]
Another round of protests have broken out in the St Helena Bay area, after residents of Laingville expressed their dissatisfaction at the provision of housing in the area. Those passing through the area are warned to be vigilant. As reported by SABC News, residents are unhappy about the allocation of[…]
Nearly a month and a half after the explosion that devastated Beirut, Syrian refugees say they feel forgotten and abandoned as they struggle to recover in the aftermath of the blast and are left to rebuild their lives yet again in Lebanon. On 4 August, some 2,750 tonnes of ammonium[…]
The Israeli military has carried out a series of air raids on the besieged Gaza Strip overnight on Wednesday, causing damage to property, Palestinian media reported. According to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency, Israeli warplanes fired missiles at a site in Beit Lahiya in the northern strip. They also[…]
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