Daily Archives: March 26, 2020

Announcing Centre of Excellence in Crisis Preparedness

Toronto Centre’s Centre of Excellence in Crisis Preparedness strengthens supervisor and regulator crisis management response TORONTO, March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since the 2008 financial crisis, Toronto Centre has trained over

US Pledges Additional Foreign Aid to Battle COVID-19

STATE DEPARTMENT – The United States announced additional foreign assistance funding Thursday to help 64 at-risk countries battle the COVID-19 global pandemic while welcoming “continued, no-strings-attached” contributions from other nations. “Today, I

US Leads the World in Coronavirus Cases

The United States now leads the world in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, and Congress is on the verge of action to relieve the outbreak’s economic toll. As of late Thursday,

Dr. Fauci Says Coronavirus Could be Cyclical

The leading U.S. infectious disease expert is warning the coronavirus outbreak the world is experiencing maybe a cyclical occurrence and could return even stronger if the proper precautions are not taken.  Speaking late Wednesday during the daily White House

Virus Fuels Calls for Sanctions Relief on Iran, Venezuela

MIAMI – From Caracas to Tehran, officials are calling on the Trump administration to ease crippling economic sanctions they contend are contributing to the growing death toll caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

South Africa to Lock Down for 21 Days, Starting Midnight Thursday

South Africa begins a 21-day lockdown at midnight Thursday aimed at stopping the country’s rising number of coronavirus cases, with which as of Wednesday tallied 709 confirmed cases, the highest on the

Missing persons sought by Police in Mariannhill

DURBAN – Mariannhill police are pleading with the community to assist with regards to two missing people. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer

Alleged Durban drug peddler in custody

KWAZULU-NATAL – Hawks members from Durban Serious Organised Crime unit (SANEB) have arrested a 40-year-old male for possession and dealing in drugs. On Wednesday, 25 March 2020 members conducted a disruptive operation

Man sentenced to double life terms imprisonment plus fourteen years for killing his in-laws

DURBAN the Umzimkhulu Regional Court finalised the matter of Mzwandile Mlambo (40) who was sentenced to double life terms imprisonment for murders. It is alleged that on 15 April 2017 at 20:00,

Police nabbed three suspects for illegal mining

POLOKWANE – The SAPS Provincial Organised Crime Unit has nabbed three suspects aged between 42 and 48, in the Apel Policing area outside Burgersfort, for illegal mining. It is alleged that the

Several suspects arrested for murder, attempted murder, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition in Mbekweni

WESTERN CAPE – The vigilance of members attached to the Winelands Cluster resulted in the arrests of 15 suspects involved in taxi violence in Mbekweni yesterday, Wednesday, 25 March 2020.  SAPS members

Business robbers nabbed with a revolver in Greenwood Park

DURBAN – It is alleged last night at 19:30, a group of armed suspects entered the supermarket situated on Park Station Road and held the employees at gunpoint while forcing the patrons