Category Archives: General

South African Jazz ‘Giant’ Jonas Gwangwa Dies Aged 83

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, whose music powered the anti-apartheid struggle, died Saturday aged 83, the presidency said. President Cyril Ramaphosa led the tributes to the legendary

Eersterust SAPS re-opened after decontamination

GAUTENG – Eersterust Police Station has been re-opened for assistance to the community. All the services have resumed at the station and telephone lines are fully operational again. The Eersterust SAPS management

Maokeng SAPS closed for decontamination

FREE STATE – Communities served by Maokeng police station are advised that the station is closed after a member tested positive for Covid-19 virus. The CSC will in the interim operate from

President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns passing of creative revolutionary Jonas Gwangwa

President mourns passing of creative revolutionary Jonas Gwangwa President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deep sadness at the passing away today, Saturday, 23 January 2021, of the cultural icon Jonas Gwangwa at

Central African Republic Begins 15-Day State of Emergency

A 15-day nationwide state of emergency began in the Central African Republic at midnight Thursday in response to rebel-inspired violence over last month’s disputed reelection of President Faustin-Archange Touadera. The state of emergency announcement Thursday came on the same day the head

Maitland Flying Squad arrest one suspect and seize two firearms in Kleinvlei

WESTERN CAPE – Yesterday, members of Maitland Flying Squad reacted on information and seized an unlicensed 9 mm pistol at a house in Kleinvlei area. No arrests were made. Members followed up

Khutsong SAPS is investigating a missing person case

GAUTENG – Khutsong SAPS is investigating a missing person case and appealing to the community for assistance. Katlego Sathikge, aged 17, was last seen on Friday, 1 January 2021. He resides with

Butterworth man arrested with unlicensed firearm

EASTERN CAPE – Butterworth Police arrested a 28-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed firearm, 14 mandrax tablets and 18 straws. The suspect was arrested on Thursday, 21 January 2021 at about

Former Councillor convicted of travel claim fraud

WESTERN CAPE – A former politician Werner Meshoe (50) who was a councillor for the Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (ICOSA) was found guilty by the Ladismith Regional Court for fraud

Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Hopes to Lead by Example in Minnesota Legislature

WASHINGTON – As the United States marked the inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris — the first woman, the first Black person and the first person of South Asian descent to hold

Romania Activist Urges People to Do Something Good Every Day

NUCSOARA, ROMANIA – A gentle hero to many in Romania, Valeriu Nicolae says that, at heart, he is more like former NBA star Michael Jordan — highly competitive and eager to improve

Minister Blade Nzimande responds to the public letter sent by Mr Bantu Holomisa to the President titled “The Auditor General’s Final Management Report…”

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation response to the public letter sent by Mr Bantu Holomisa to the President titled “The Auditor General’s Final Management Report…” The Minister of Higher