Emirates has cancelled all flights to and from King Shaka International Airport with immediate effect. The cancellations are due to Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) regulations. According to ENCA, the regulations were announced this week that treat airline crew the same as passengers. Flights to and from[…]
The national lockdown has seemingly driven South Africans to resort to desperate measures in finding ways to thwart the regulations. On Friday, a man was arrested at a roadblock on the N12 for allegedly trying to smuggle his girlfriend from Gauteng to Mpumalanga in the boot of his car. Gauteng[…]
Officials in Zimbabwe have reacted indifferently to South Africa’s announcement that it planned to erect a fence along the border with its neighbour as part of measures to stem irregular migration and contain the spread of the new coronavirus. “Some people build durawalls around their houses, fields or properties and[…]
SANDF Soldiers deployed to the Mozambique border have exchanged gunfire with police from the neighbouring state prompting a board of inquiry. Details of the incident are limited to a brief statement issued by SANDF spokesperson Brig-Gen Mafi Mgobozi. “The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) can confirm that a shooting[…]
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – When bombs started falling around her in the ISIL-controlled territory in Syria, Lidia decided it was time to leave. For the first time in more than four years, the 29-year-old Malaysian longed to return home. The Mandarin-speaking medical lab technician disappeared from the Southeast Asian nation with her[…]
By Inas Younis – “The Mending Wall”, a poem published during World War I by American poet Robert Frost, narrates the story of a farmer who contacts his neighbor to help him rebuild the stone wall between their two farms. When the farmer questions the purpose of the wall, the[…]
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