Two alleged explosives dealers have been arrested in the Barberton area in Mpumalanga as the Hawks continue with their crackdown on cash-in-transit heists, spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said on Monday. Johan Richard Thwala, 35, and Themba Ngwenya, 32, were arrested following intelligence gathering by several specialist agencies in the Hawks and police, including the dog unit.
A man was arrested at Hong Kong airport on Sunday for trying to smuggle HK$ 620,000 worth of rhino horn pieces into the city. The 3.1kg of suspected endangered rhino horn was discovered in the 21-year-old man's checked luggage.
Consulate General of India in the city and the Sivananda World Peace Foundation hosted a Yoga session at South Africa. Thousands of South Africans gathered at four different venues across the country over the weekend for an early start to the International Day of Yoga on June 21. In Johannesburg on Saturday, more than 1,000 people from different communities gathered on the pitch at the Wanderers Stadium for a yoga session on a crisp winter morning before spending the rest of the day in workshops showcasing the various types of yoga.
On Saturday, the Kelowna Flying Club and its members of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association gave about 170 kids between eight and 17 years old a free, 30-minute ride through the skies around Kelowna. The goal of the COPA for Kids Aviation Program is to spark an interest in aviation at a young age for local youth.
Africa's burgeoning big cities will play an increasingly central role in the continent's growth and development, driven largely by Africa's rapid urbanization, but, the development of smaller, secondary cities is also important and presents nascent opportunities, says participants at the just ended Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Summit Africa 2018. The fourth annual edition of RICS Summit Africa, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from May 30-31, 2018, organised by UK based RICS attracted over 220 local and international built environment professionals, as well as government and business leaders, academics and media to deliberate on issues in the built environment and sustainable development approaches.
Fears relating to sectarianism among Muslims have resurfaced following the attack on a mosque in the small Western Cape town of Malmesbury on Thursday in which two worshippers and an attacker were killed. Tensions between Shia and Sunni Muslims are said to have been simmering in South Africa for years and to have peaked in Cape Town about seven months ago.
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