General

Eight suspects arrested in Nyanga for possession of an imitation firearm and armed robbery

WESTERN CAPE - Alert members attached to Nyanga SAPS arrested three suspects between 23 and 25 this morning for an armed robbery they committed on Saturday, 16 November 2019, in Sithathu Avenue in Nyanga. It is alleged that the complainant was on his way to…

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

Data Suggest Serial Killers Active in Indian Country

WASHINGTON - In early October, Anchorage police found the body of Kathleen Henry, a native of the Yupik village of Eek in southwestern Alaska, along a stretch of highway south of town. Her alleged killer might never have been arrested had someone not found video…

Market

Calls emerge for privatizing South African national carrier amid intensified strike

CAPE TOWN, Calls emerged for privatizing debt-ridden South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier being hard hit by a strike.The airline must be placed under business rescue in order to mitigate any further loss of revenue and to ensure that the entity is a…

Medical & Health

Heart Disease Study Finds Meds Work as Well as Surgery

PHILADELPHIA - People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won't cut their risk of having a heart…