In The News Lead South Africa

Msunduzi threaten to bring Pietermaritzburg to a standstill

Msunduzi Municipal staff marching along Church Street on their way to Pietermaritzburg city hall on Wednesday. Photo: ANA Reporter PIETERMARITZBURG – Unpaid Msunduzi Municipality staff members have threatened to bring Pietermaritzburg to a standstill if their salary issues were not attended to swiftly. Staff members are normally paid on 24th of each month but discovered […]

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Three more arrested in Manchester-attacker’s Libya ties probed

MANCHESTER, England— British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, “likely” did not act […]

In The News Lead South Africa

Mbalula looking at legalities of intervening in McBride/Phahlane acrimony

PARLIAMENT, May 23 – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said he was exploring his legal options after receiving a request from the police watchdog (Ipid) to place acting national SA Police Service (Saps) boss Khomotso Phahlane on suspension or leave while an investigation into his alleged relationship with police service providers is underway. “With regard to […]

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Manchester Police treating the attacks as a terrorist incident

LONDON, May 23 (Sputnik) – London police are providing counterterrorism-network support to their Manchester counterparts in the investigation of the deadly Manchester Arena attack, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Cressida Dick said Tuesday. “We are providing every possible support through the counter terrorism network as investigators work tirelessly to understand what has happened,” Dick […]

In The News Lead South Africa

R13m tender scandal at SAA ‘tip of the iceberg’ – report

Solly Makgonoto After successfully forging the signature of South African Airways (SAA) senior executives, an employee managed to manipulate the awarding of a lucrative tender after which she allegedly went on a shopping spree, acquiring several properties, a Range Rover and a top-of-the-range motorbike. According to a report in the Sunday Independent she escaped with a written warning – […]