General

Two unlicensed firearms and drugs seized: suspect arrested in Humansdorp

KING WILLIAM'S TOWN - Humansdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier John Lebok has praised members for the sterling work, after a 24-year-old man was arrested for possession of two unlicensed firearms and dealing in drugs in Humansdorp this morning.On Friday, 15 November 2019 around 03:30am, police obtained…

Government

South Africa: Judge clears opposition politician of hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A court in South Africa has cleared firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema of hate speech for calling Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan a dog of white monopoly capital.Judge Roland Sutherland dismissed Gordhan's application and ordered him to pay the legal costs of Malema, the…

Fashion & Lifestyle

Economy in Mind, Bolsonaro Changes Tack and Cozies Up to Xi

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - What a difference a year makes.In the months before last year's presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at the Chinese government by visiting Taiwan, Beijing's archrival.Now, as a more pragmatic president, Bolsonaro welcomed Chinese…

Market

South African Airways cancels flights ahead of strike

JOHANNESBURG, South African Airways (SAA) said it was cancelling all its flights as thousands of workers vowed to press ahead with an indefinite strike from Friday, after the troubled national carrier announced a major retrenchment plan.Around 3,000 workers, including cabin crew, check-in, ticket sales, technical…

Medical & Health

Three male suspects arrested in East London

EAST LONDON - An intelligence driven operation was conducted by members of the East London Flying Squad, National Intervention Unit and Crime Intelligence at Red Shacks, Leaches Bay and came with positive results.Three male suspects between the ages of 25 and 45 years of age…