Daily Archives: March 25, 2020

The Other Pandemic: World Urged to Learn TB Lessons

PARIS – With the death toll soaring past 300,000 this year and a quarter of humanity now infected, the pandemic shows no signs of abating as it spreads invisibly throughout vulnerable communities.   

At Least 60 Ethiopian Migrants Found Dead in Cargo Truck in Mozambique

At least 60 people, believed to be undocumented migrants from Ethiopia, were found dead in a cargo truck in Mozambique this week.  Authorities heard banging noises from inside the truck’s container at

Farm attacker arrested in Niekershoop

NORTHERN CAPE – Police in Niekerkshoop have arrested one of six armed suspects who attacked a 60-year-old farmer in Niekerkshoop during the morning of 18 March 2020. The six armed suspects accosted

Former Free State Attorney appears in court for fraud

FREE STATE – On Wednesday the Bethlehem Magistrates Court Bethlehem granted former Attorney Corne Ackerman (45) bail for allegedly defrauding a law firm of more than R16 Million Rand Ackerman who is

Police investigate murder of three people following alleged shootout incident

POLOKWANE – The Police in Giyani have launched a manhunt for unknown suspects who allegedly shot and killed three men, during an apparent shootout incident that erupted at a mine in Hlaneki

Hawks raid alleged cash loan outlets

FREE STATE – The Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team in collaboration with the National Credit Regulator acted swiftly on information about an alleged errant loan shark and conducted a joint search

Suspect arrested for bribery in Lingelethu-West

WESTERN CAPE – On Monday, 23 March 2020 at about 13:00, Lingelethu-West SAPS Detective Branch was requested to assist Amazimtoti CID to trace a suspect in Ilitha Park on a charge of