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Eastern Cape Provincial launch of Safer Festive Season Operations

EASTERN CAPE – The MEC for Community Safety and Transport, Hon Xolile Nqatha and the Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Nomthetheleli Mene will on Monday, 28 November 2022 launch the 2022/2023 Annual Provincial Safer Festive Season Operations in Mdantsane. The SAPS Annual Safer Festive Season Operations will be launched under the theme ‘ More […]

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SAPS Eastern Cape launched 16 Days of Activism against women and children at Centane

CENTANE – The Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nomthetheleli Mene has launched the 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children today at Centane in the Eastern Cape. The Ward Councillor Phumla Ndabambi has welcomed everyone and encouraged the community to listen and gain information. The Women’s Network Provincial Patron Brigadier […]

Internal Affairs

UN strongly condemns airfield attack in Central African Republic; 1 peacekeeper killed

The United Nations (UN) on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on an airfield in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) which left a Moroccan peacekeeper dead. The attack against UN peacekeepers at the Obo airfield on Thursday happened during a UN-led operation to secure the perimeter of the airfield to allow planes to land. In his […]

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Port Alfred woman mauled to death by dogs

PORT ALFRED – A 37-year-old Port Alfred woman was mauled to death this morning by dogs while on her way to work. It is alleged that at about 07:45, the woman was walking in Alfred Road when she was attacked. Two males who witnessed the attack, ran to a nearby security official and reported the […]

Human Rights

Kidnappings, Looting Cited in Ethiopia’s Tigray After Truce

KAMPALA — Allies of Ethiopia’s federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers. The accounts raise fresh concern about alleged atrocities more than three weeks after the warring parties signed a truce that diplomats and others hoped would bring an end to suffering in the […]

Production

UN wildlife conference ends with protection for 500 species

An international conference on trade in endangered species ended in Panama, with protections established for over 500 species. The measures were approved by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known by its initials as CITES. The conference agreed to tighten trade regulations on sharks targeted by the fin […]