Daily Archives: March 29, 2020

Pair held for possession of unlicensed firearm

POTCHEFSTROOM – In an effort to remove illegal firearms from the wrong hands, an intelligence driven operation by Boitekong SAPS Visible Policing led to the arrest of two suspects for possession of

Suspect arrested for attacking a police officer

POTCHEFSTROOM – The police in Ikageng near Potchefstroom have on Saturday, 28 March 2020 at about 02:45 arrested a 29-year-old suspect for attacking a police officer. It is alleged that two members

John Taolo Gaetsewe warns those transgressing the lockdown regulations

KIMBERLEY – The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) Cluster Commander Major General Johan Bean urged all SAPS members within the JTG Cluster to take drastic measures against those who do not comply with

One suspect arrested while manhunt launched for suspects in a separate incident

POLOKWANE – A 48-year-old Taxi owner was arrested for attempted murder in the Mokwakwaila Policing area outside Tzaneen. It is alleged that, in the early hours of Friday, 27 March 2020 at

Quarantine Challenges Leave Sudan Vulnerable Amid COVID Spread

KHARTOUM – Sudan has seen a small handful of coronavirus cases so far, and only one death. But health authorities are concerned because large numbers of people have either escaped quarantine or

African Artists Raise Coronavirus Awareness Through Song

Music is often called the universal language. African artists are finding that, when trying to spread lifesaving information about the coronavirus pandemic, it helps to have a catchy beat.   Across the

African Students Stuck in China: ‘Our Pleas Are Falling on Deaf Ears’

has been processing the transfer based on the address and bank account of each student,” Chanaka said. “In the process, we have faced the problem of getting the correct address and account

Five men arrested by Severn SAPS for illegal hunting

KIMBERLEY – On Saturday at about 23:00, five men aged between 20 and 42 were arrested by Severn SAPS members for illegal hunting. SAPS Members, Warrant Officer, Precious Seikaneng, Sergeant Olebogeng Sebati,