Daily Archives: March 24, 2020

South Africa Prepares for 21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s 21-day lockdown could be the biggest challenge the nation has faced in decades, the country’s president warned as he announced the harsh measure Monday night.   On Tuesday,

COVID-19 Kills Cameroon Saxophone Legend

YAOUNDE – Cameroon is mourning the loss of legendary saxophonist and singer Manu Dibango, who died of COVID-19 in France. Family members and lovers of his music have been visiting the iconic

Police requests public’s assistance in locating missing man

POLOKWANE – The South African Police Service in Hlogotlou outside Groblersdal requests public assistance to locate a missing elderly man, Phillimon Thiela Matekola aged 68 who disappeared from his home at Syverfontein

Alleged murder suspect arrested, firearm recovered: Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH – Quick response from the Anti-Gang Unit and surrounding stations resulted in the speedy arrest of a 28-year-old male and the recovery of a .38 revolver which may possibly be

Police launch search operation for a missing elderly man

POLOKWANE – The South African Police Service in Polokwane are investigating a case of a missing person, following the disappearance of an elderly man Shaniseka Reckon Manganyi aged 62, at the Polokwane

Top Humansdorp K9 Handler to join Soshanguve K9 Unit in Gauteng

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN – Humansdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier John Lebok bid farewell to one of the top achievers at the K9 Unit, Warrant Officer Donovan Naidoo who is leaving Humansdorp and the

Three suspects including a traffic officer arrested for fraud

UITENHAGE – In a determined effort to curb fraud and corruption activities, the police nabbed a male traffic officer and two administration clerks during an intelligence driven operation conducted in the early

Hijacking suspect remanded in custody

DURBAN – Trio Crime Detectives and the Tracing Team in Phoenix embarked on an intelligence driven operation on 22 March 2020, searching for hijacking suspects. The suspect was spotted at his place

Murder suspect of a 63-year-old farmer nabbed

POLOKWANE – A 35-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 63-year-old farmer from Mageva village in the Dzumeri area outside Giyani. The arrest comes after the intensive

Rapist sentenced to life behind bars

KIMBERLEY – The SAPS in the Northern Cape welcomes the rape sentence that was handed down to a 50-year old male in the Kimberley Regional Court on 23 March 2020. Petrus Williams

Murder and attempted murder suspect arrested

PORT ELIZABETH – A 25-year-old alleged murder and attempted murder suspect was arrested yesterday afternoon, 23 March 2020 in Kamesh after evading arrest for the last three months. It is alleged that

Two suspects arrested for possession of dagga worth R28 700 in Bishop Lavis

WESTERN CAPE – On Sunday evening, 22 March 2020, members of Maitland Flying Squad pulled over a vehicle in Borchards Quarry Road, Bishop Lavis, that had passed them at a high speed.