South Africa to deploy Special Military Forces to aid Nigeria in fight against insurgency

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on  Monday said that arrangements are currently on going between South Africa and Nigeria military for the extension of her military special forces to Nigeria. This is a follow up to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two countries in 2013, prompting the Chiefs of Defence of… Read More South Africa to deploy Special Military Forces to aid Nigeria in fight against insurgency

Zimbabwe impounds South Africa bound cargo plane containing a dead money and stacks of cash

Authorities in Zimbabwe have impounded a South Africa bound cargo jet with a dead body and millions of South African rand on board, a senior official said on Monday. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe general manager David Chawota confirmed a plane registered with Western Global Airlines was impounded at Harare International Airport on Sunday. A… Read More Zimbabwe impounds South Africa bound cargo plane containing a dead money and stacks of cash

Three dead as light aircraft crashes in South Africa

A light aircraft crashed into shacks in Watville, Benoni, on the East Rand, on Wednesday. According to reports from the scene, three people were killed. ER24 said paramedics and other services arrived to find the burned wreckage of the aircraft lying on its roof. “On assessment, paramedics found the bodies of three people lying inside… Read More Three dead as light aircraft crashes in South Africa

Crime fight leads to the arrest of 13,000 people in Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape police say they arrested more than 13 000 people for various crimes ranging from theft to drug abuse over the festive season. The top police brass in the province did a walkabout in Hanover Park on the Cape Flats to see for themselves the success of their crime fighting operations. Hanover Park is… Read More Crime fight leads to the arrest of 13,000 people in Western Cape, South Africa

South African court sentences monarch to 12-year imprisonment

A South African king is set to go to jail after the country’s highest court threw out his bid to overturn a 12-year prison sentence. King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was convicted of kidnapping, assault and arson. He has been ordered to report to police within 48 hours or risk arrest, anonymous source reported. King Dalindyebo comes… Read More South African court sentences monarch to 12-year imprisonment