Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

No ‘Miracle Cure’ for Coronavirus Until Clinical Trials Prove Madagascar’s Herbal Medicine

WASHINGTON – Scientists are putting an herbal remedy from Madagascar, purported to cure COVID-19, to the test. Researchers at Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, in Potsdam, are collaborating with a U.S. company, ArtemiLife, to test an extract from the plant Artemisia annua to determine its effectiveness in speeding recovery from the virus.

Elliotdale man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

ELLIOTDALE – Police arrested a 39-year-old man for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition on Sunday 2020. The suspect was arrested at Nkanya Village, Elliotdale. The firearm will be sent for ballistic testing to establish if it was used in the commission of crime around Elliotdale and the surrounding areas. The suspect will appear before

Mother and her two kids found murdered in Zamdela

ZAMDELA – Police in Zamdela are investigating a triple murder case after a mother and her two children were found dead this morning. In the morning of Sunday 2020, the police were called to a house at Extension 3, Zamdela, where, on arrival they found the body of a female and two kids in the

Dagga seized and suspects arrested

DURBAN – During the early hours of this morning, police officers from Besters SAPS were patrolling the N3 North Bound when they stopped a white bakkie. Inside the bakkie, the police officers found four occupants. Upon searching, fourteen (14) maize meal bags packed with loose dagga were recovered. Four suspects aged between 27 and 63