[News24Wire] Police Minister Bheki Cele says work done by the South African Police Service (SAPS), together with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), in gang-ridden areas in the Western Cape has resulted in more than 1 000 arrests.
[The Conversation Africa] It’s estimated that more than 15,000 children are trafficked into Europe every year with false hopes of making it as professional footballers.
[ISS] A year ago on 1 August, Zimbabwean soldiers killed six civilians on the streets of Harare. The date also marks the moment when President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s carefully laid plans started to unravel.
[Nation] Tanzania authorities finally produced investigative journalist and author Erick Kabendera in court on Monday and charged him with a crime.
[News24Wire] It started as a simple instruction from a spiritual leader and has grown into a global humanitarian organisation that has contributed R2.8bn in aid to 43 countries.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Sudan’s basketball team are world champions.
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) says it has been made aware of the assertions made by Africapacity of its intention to buy VBS Mutual Bank (VBS) or part of it.
[Monitor] The 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) is now history. It was the seventh Afcon tournament I have covered, the second in Egypt after the 2006 edition
AS EGYPT WAS buffeted by revolution and political unrest early this decade, members of the sporting club in Heliopolis, a neighbourhood in Cairo, faced a mild form of hardship. The club is located across the street from a presidential palace that was occasionally besieged by protesters. Members wanting to play croquet first had to pick tear-gas canisters off the grass
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed not to allow Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings to distract him from his work.