Daily Archives: May 10, 2020

Three UN Troops Killed in Northern Mali Mine Blast

BAMAKO, MALI – Three U.N. troops were killed early Sunday and three wounded when their convoy hit a roadside bomb, an official said, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn West African state.  Chadian peacekeepers were on a routine patrol in Aguelhok commune in the north of the country, according to a U.N. official

Mother’s Day 2020 – Music Time in Africa

It’s Mother’s Day in the United States and in many other parts of the world. Today’s show celebrates mothers with a playlist of African music to honor them: “Sweet Mother” by Prince Nico Mbarga (Nigeria/Cameroon), “Mama” by Brenda Fassie (South Africa), ‘L’amour d’une mère” by Patience Dabany (Benin), “Dai Zvaibvira” by Cynthia Mare (Zimbabwe), “Meley”

Police officers arrested for business robbery in Kimberley

The Provincial Commissioner of the Northern Cape, Lt Gen Risimati Peter Shivuri has strongly condemned the involvement of two police officers in a business robbery. It is alleged that yesterday, 09 May 2020 at approximately 6pm, two police officers attached to Roodepan police station in the company of their civilian accomplice, stormed into a local

Anti-gang unit members arrest 40-year-old man, seize six firearms and rifle with ammunition

Vigilant members attached to the Anti-Gang Unit in the early hours of Sunday morning were patrolling in Victoria Road, Woodstock when they observed a VW Golf that appeared suspicious. They stopped and searched the vehicle and found five 9mm pistols and an assortment of ammunition.  Police continued with the investigation and found more firearms at