Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

Suspect behind bars for dealing in endangered species

NORTHERN CAPE – The Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 48-year-old suspect for allegedly trading in a pangolin.

The suspect who originates from Botswana was arrested on Tuesday after information surfaced that he intended selling a pangolin that is an endangered species. A sting operation resulted in the suspect being arrested after he was found in possession of the said pangolin.

The suspect is expected to appear at the Upington Magistrate’s Court on Thursday to face charges in contravention of the Immigration Act and the Endangered Species Act.



Source: South African Police Service

Help police find missing young man

BLOEMFONTEIN – The search for the reported missing Msindisi Phike (20) by the police in Mangaung continues. According to his family, Msindisi left home at Bochabela in Bloemfontein on Sunday, 24 April 2020 saying he was coming back however he … read more

Gazelle® Diagnostic Platform, Designed for Low Resource Settings, Integrates Miniaturized Technologies with AI to Transform Disease Screening and Diagnosis

8-minute, Low-Cost Diagnostic Test for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Among First Approved Tests Includes a One-Minute Malaria Test with Solutions for Other Health Priorities to Follow PORTLAND, Ore. and MUMBAI, India , June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Officials from Hemex Health joined with supportive global health leaders to launch the company’s Gazelle® Diagnostic platform […] read more