Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

Minister Fikile Mbalula on allegations of assault against Deputy Minister Manana

Minister Mbalula on assault by Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mr Mduduzi MananaThe Minister of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula has noted the disturbing allegations of assault levelled against the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mr Mdud…

14 Killed in DRC Clashes

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo say at least 12 people were killed during clashes between police and members of separatist sect Bundu dia Mayala in the capital Kinshasa.Police spokesman Col. Pierrot Mwanamputu said four of the sect members a…

Somali Children Flee Al-Shabab Recruitment

More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by al-Shabab militants in central Somalia have arrived in the coastal town of Adale, seeking the government’s protection, officials said.Adale is a key trading town in the Middle Shabelle region, 220 kilo…

SOUTH AFRICAN MINERS DEMAND STOP TO RETRENCHMENTS BY ANGLOGOLD

JOHANNESBURG, Members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) marched to the headquarters of Anglogold Ashanti in Johannesburg Sunday to demand that the company cancel its plan to retrench 8,500 workers.Anglogold Ashanti chief executive officer Srin…