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Suspects arrested during integrated SAPS operations

On Friday 12 November 2021 at about 22:00 members of the Provincial Extortion Task Team arrested a 31-year-old male for dealing in drugs at business premises in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.The members received information about drugs at the premises and follo…

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Police investigate culpable homicide

SAPS Gelvandale Detectives are investigating a culpable homicide involving two motor cycles and a motor vehicle on Saturday 13/11 in Gqeberha. It is alleged that on the abovementioned date at approximately 00:30 in Godetia Drive, between Westering and …

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Author Wilbur Smith, Chronicler of African Adventures, Dies at 88

PARIS — Zambia-born novelist Wilbur Smith chronicled dramatic adventures on the African continent, creating internationally acclaimed fiction that drew on his own action-packed life.Smith died in South Africa at age 88, his publisher announced Saturday…

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Nigerian Army General, Troops Killed in ISWAP Attack

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA — A Nigerian army general and three soldiers were killed Saturday during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in the northeast of the country, the army and sources said.ISWAP split from Boko Haram five ye…

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Malawi Rolls Out Effort to Prevent Malaria Spread

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Malawi has begun a mass distribution of mosquito nets, aiming to reach almost half the country’s population of 18 million people. Health authorities say the campaign is aimed at reducing the spread of malaria, which in Malawi current…

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