Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has sacked two royals over corruption allegations and referred them to the anti-graft watchdog for an investigation, according to state media. In a royal decree issued early on Tuesday, King Salman removed Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as commander of joint forces in[…]
Gen. Khalid Al-Harbi, director of Public Security and head of the Hajj Security Committee, said that the security forces participating in the Hajj operation are well prepared and geared up to ensure a smooth and hassle-free pilgrimage. “The security forces have swung into operation to serve the pilgrims and monitor[…]
Unprecedented mediation efforts by five West African presidents in Mali have ended without a deal on how to resolve the country’s deepening political crisis. The leaders of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal on Thursday headed to Bamako to meet Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and key figures of an[…]
Ministers in the Security Cluster say public transport including minibus taxis, trains and passenger flights will come to a virtual halt when the 21-day lockdown takes effect at midnight tonight. They announced far-reaching measures at a media briefing in Pretoria on Wednesday to clamp down on the movement of people[…]
Violent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) continued on Monday morning when students set alight the HIV support centre at Howard College campus. According to Daily News, metro police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said the building was set alight early on Monday morning. This reportedly happened as lectures[…]
North Korea warned the United States, Britain, France and Germany on Monday against raising the issue of Pyongyang’s missile tests at the United Nations Security Council saying it would “further urge our desire to defend our sovereignty.” The 15-member council is due to meet behind closed doors on Tuesday after North Korea said last[…]
Wage negotiations in the private security sector remain deadlocked and a strike by security guards across the country is likely. The Democratised Transport Logistics and Allied Workers Union (Detawu) and South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) are among the unions heading to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and[…]
The safety and security preparations for Thursday’s State of the Nation address (SONA 2019) are on track, according to the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Natjoints). Who will head up SONA 2019 security detail? Related: Disruptions ahead? Busisiwe Mkhwebane future could be decided before SONA Natjoints includes all government departments within[…]
Security will be heavily beefed up during Saturdays’ presidential inauguration at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. Police Minister Bheki Cele announced that over 2500 officers will be deployed on the day. Cele has called on both the police and those attending the inauguration to exercise patience. “Make South Africa smell[…]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India has successfully conducted an anti-satellite missile test that put the country in a league of global “space powers.” In a national address Wednesday, Modi said India had achieved a “historic feat” by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a missile in just three[…]
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