South Africa news

  • News24.com | ANALYSIS: High court leaves Parliament little choice but to investigate Mkhwebane 21 May 2019 03:19 “When the public protector fails to discharge her mandate and duties, the strength of South Africa’s constitutional democracy is inevitably compromised and the public is left without the assistance of their constitutionally created guardian. It means that …
  • Cricket World Cup 2019 squads- 15-man squads for England, Australia, India and the rest 21 May 2019 03:07 Here are the Cricket World Cup 15-man squads. Each team has until the 22 May to submit final revisions of their teams to take part in the 2019 tournament.  Cricket World Cup 2019 provisional squads Afghanistan Squad: Gulbadin Naib (captain), Mohammad …
  • Nature rights tribunal condemns TIPNIS project 21 May 2019 03:07 Bolivia has “violated the rights of nature and of indigenous peoples as defenders of Mother Earth and have failed to comply with its obligation to respect, protect, and guarantee the rights of Mother Earth…” the International Rights of Nature Tribunal has …
  • Glebelands hostel shooter’s gun jams, suspect arrested 21 May 2019 03:07 South African Police Service On the morning of 20 May 2019, an intelligence driven EThekwini Outer South Cluster operation was conducted by police officers from Umlazi SAPS and Metro police at Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi. The police officers were following …
  • Police units in the Northern Cape receive new vehicles 21 May 2019 03:07 South African Police Service As part of improving service delivery within the Northern Cape Province, the Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Risimati Shivuri handed over 32 Ford Ranger vehicles to different police stations and units. The handing …
  • Elliot K9 unit members arrest suspects for dealing in dagga 21 May 2019 03:07 South African Police Service Dealing in dagga is an ongoing problem in the Elliot Cluster, but on Monday 20 May 2019, at about 12:20, Constale Bena, Constable Kewuti and Constable Yekani were patrolling around Barkly East when they received information …
  • More than sixty suspects arrested, King William’s Town cluster 21 May 2019 03:07 South African Police Service More than sixty suspects were arrested over the past weekend while Police were busy with their routine patrols in the Central Business area and in other areas within the King William’s Town Cluster policing area. There were …
  • Crackdown on gangs and illegal firearms, Northern areas, PE 21 May 2019 03:07 South African Police Service The proliferation of illegal firearms and ammunition in the Northern areas of Port Elizabeth is a priority for police. In our efforts to clamp down on the serious and violent crimes committed with illegal firearms, police are …
  • Man arrested with illegal firearm, Tafelsig 21 May 2019 03:06 South African Police Service The vigilance of members attached to the Mitchells Plain Crime Prevention Unit led to the arrest of a 21 year old suspect on charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. On Sunday 19 May 2019, at about 17:00, …
  • UN Security Council Rejects Russian Request For Ukraine Meeting 21 May 2019 03:03 The UN Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine. Russia managed to garner only four votes -- from China, South Africa, Equatorial Guinea, and the Dominican Republic -- out of the nine it needed from …
  • $16.8b capital importation: How the banks stand 21 May 2019 03:00 Data supplied by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and verified by the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria (NBS) showed that the total value of capital importation into the country stood at $16.8 billion last year, compared to $12.2 billion the previous …
  • If only my mother were alive to celebrate me… – LASU’s best grad 21 May 2019 02:58 “I am highly delighted, but my only regret is that my mother is not alive today to celebrate with me, and to celebrate me. However, I have a step mother, who has not only filled that vacuum, but has also stood in that capacity as my mother and to my …
  • Recent Study Detailing Inertial Navigation System Market 2019 with Future Forecast 21 May 2019 02:47 May 20, 2019 (MarketersMedia via COMTEX) -- This report focuses on the global Inertial Navigation System status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. Dublin, United States - May 20, 2019 /MarketersMedia/ -- Global …
  • Arthur confident team will do better at World Cup 21 May 2019 02:40 Arthur confident team will do better at World Cup LEEDS, United Kingdom: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side would benefit from a 4-0 one-day series defeat by World Cup hosts England when the showpiece tournament starts later this month. England …
  • Crusaders and NZ Rugby to investigate homophobia allegations after Cape Town incidents 21 May 2019 02:34 New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders are jointly reviewing allegations about player behaviour while on tour in South Africa.   NZR Chief Rugby Officer Nigel Cass confirmed that inquiries started as soon as staff were alerted by Crusaders management. The …
  • Super Rugby: Crusaders aware of need to behave on and off the field 21 May 2019 02:34 OPINION: A trip to South Africa can be memorable for multiple reasons. Good and bad. The Crusaders say they love touring the Republic. Decent weather, big stadiums and a proud rugby heritage. When not chasing a ball there are game parks to visit, and the …
  • Rugby: Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge to address allegations against team 21 May 2019 02:31 New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders are jointly reviewing allegations of player misconduct from the Crusaders while on tour in South Africa. All Black George Bridge is at the centre of an alleged homophobic incident, while Richie Mo'unga has also been …
  • Pervert caught 'performing sex act' as woman squats in gym 21 May 2019 02:29 A pervert was caught on camera allegedly performing a sex act as a woman squatted in the gym. The man was filmed sitting on a mat pointing his phone at the woman, while his other hand was seen moving underneath a towel over crotch. The gym goer was banned …
  • CHOMBO DENIED PASSPORT 21 May 2019 02:10 A bid by former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo to get his passport back to enable him to travel abroad, yesterday hit a snag after the court dismissed the application. Chombo, who is facing criminal abuse of office and fraud charges, surrendered his …
  • May 20 tennis roundup 21 May 2019 02:09 Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at ATP Geneva Open GENEVA — Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round on Monday. Now ranked No. 317, the 34-year-old …
  • Wayback Burgers Launches Newest Location in Canada 21 May 2019 01:54 Burger Lovers in Manitoba are in for a Treat as Mike Brown OpensAmerica’s Favorite Hometown Burger Joint in Winnipeg. CHESHIRE, Conn. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 Wayback Burgers, America’s Favorite Hometown Burger Joint and one of the world’s fastest-growing …
  • Cricket: Australia 'pumped' as Smith and Warner seek redemption 21 May 2019 01:50 SYDNEY: Skipper Aaron Finch says a rejuvenated Australia are "pumped" ahead of their defence of the World Cup, with Steve Smith and David Warner returning from bans for ball-tampering and eager to let their bats do the talking. Australia beat New …
  • Cricket: New Zealand veterans spurred by 2015 World Cup failure 21 May 2019 01:49 WELLINGTON: After a surprise run to the final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, New Zealand are quietly confident they can again exceed expectations in their quest for a maiden title at this year's tournament. The Black Caps hope to shed their tag as …
  • Rugby: Crusaders coach says Cape Town incident a 'selfie gone wrong' 21 May 2019 01:49 WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Canterbury Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has defended his players against accusations of homophobic behaviour, saying an altercation in a Cape Town fast food restaurant was due to a misunderstanding over a "selfie". The …
  • Crusaders have 'nothing to hide' over homophobic allegations 21 May 2019 01:43 The Crusaders player at the centre of an alleged homophobic incident in South Africa has "absolutely nothing to hide", according to head coach Scott Robertson. On Monday, user 'adamlenoxx' tweeted about an encounter with three players at …