Daily Archives: May 1, 2020

Ward Councillor and nine other suspects apprehended in Boikhutso

POTCHEFSTROOM: Following the recent acts of violence in Boikhutso Location, police in Lichtenburg successfully traced and arrested 10 suspects including a 39-year-old Ward Councillor. On Monday, 27 April 2020, a total of nine suspects aged between 18 and 23 were arrested for crimes ranging from malicious damage to property, assault with intent to do Grievous

Man to appear in court for alleged murder of his brother

POTCHEFSTROOM – A 42-year-old man is expected to appear in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 04 May 2020 for alleged murder of his brother. It is alleged that the suspect fought with his 61-year-old brother after they had a quarrel on Thursday, 30 April 2020 in Centreville, Letlhabile near Brits. During the fight, the

South Africans Walk Outside as Country Eases Virus Lockdown

JOHANNESBURG – A festive atmosphere has enlivened South Africa’s streets as the country marks the Workers’ Day public holiday and also has begun easing its strict lockdown conditions. From Johannesburg to Cape Town and other areas across the country thousands of people, most with mandated face masks and keeping some distance, promenaded outside. For the

Jump in Sudan Coronavirus Cases Prompts Total Lockdown

KHARTOUM – After a steep jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, Sudan’s transitional government has imposed a nationwide lockdown to try to stop the spread of virus.   Health officials blame the rising number of confirmed cases on citizens who refuse to follow preventative directives issued by authorities. Sudan’s High-Level Task Force