88% Of South African Police Officers Are Reportedly HIV+ve

88% Of South African Police Officers Are Reportedly HIV+ve

About 88% of active staff in the South African Police Services (SAPS) are HIV-positive. According to SABC, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says the number includes police officers and non-career personnel. He was speaking in at seminar to curb police deaths and killings which Parliament’s Police Portfolio Committee is hosting. “The 88% is made up of active personnel, clerks, public services act members and sweepers.” Meanwhile, Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the Police committee Zack…

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Dead Body Discovered On US Jet At Harare Airport

A police officer helps hoist into a metal coffin the body of a male stowaway found in a United States cargo jet at Harare International Airport yesterday. The stowaway was discovered on Sunday morning after ground handling personnel noticed blood dripping from the jet.source-newsday.

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Starvation Due To Zimbabwe’s Worst Drought In 25 Years, Also South Africa’s Worst In A Century.

Starvation Due To Zimbabwe’s Worst  Drought In 25 Years, Also South Africa’s  Worst In A Century.

Rains in the drought prone Southern African region are normally expected from November with the harvest expected by March the following year. This has failed to materialise as Zimbabwe is facing its worst disaster on record over the last 25 years. Zimbabwe faces low water for people and livestock and little or no harvest leaving a total of at least 3 million people in need of food aid as they face starvation. Other people also…

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South Africa, To Deport 140 Zimbabwean Criminals Who Have Served Their Sentences

South Africa, To Deport 140 Zimbabwean Criminals Who Have Served Their Sentences

THE South African government is expected to deport this weekend 140 Zimbabweans who have finished serving various jail terms for breaking that country’s laws. It is understood that the deportees will arrive in the country in two batches of 70 each by road via Beitbridge border post in trucks under police escort.Zimbabwe’s Consul General to South Africa, Batiraishe Mukonoweshuro, said: “We’ve agreed to separate the ex-convicts from those immigrants on self-deportation to avoid unnecessary situations….

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‘Zimbabwe People’s Front Leader Owen Kuchata, Admits To Attempted Gushungo Dairy Bombing’

‘Zimbabwe People’s Front  Leader Owen Kuchata, Admits To Attempted Gushungo Dairy Bombing’

Zimbabwe People’s Front political party leader Owen Kuchata – who was arrested while trying to petrol-bomb the First Family’s Alpha Omega Dairy farm in Mazowe, yesterday admitted that he indeed wanted to bomb the dairy, and that it was his idea to commit the offence Kuchata (34), who does not have legal representation, is jointly charged with Borman Ngwenya (30) on charges of insurgency, sabotage banditry or terrorism. Their other accomplices Solomon Makumbe (29) and…

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Rhodesian Regime Fed Primary Schools Unlike Zanu PF regime – Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna

Rhodesian Regime Fed Primary Schools Unlike  Zanu PF regime – Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna

Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna has said the Rhodesian government used to feed primary school pupils but the Zanu PF regime is struggling. He said a lot of pupils are dropping out of school due to hunger. Nduna told parliament on Thursday that pupils should be fed. “I will now touch on issues to do with school, primary education in particular. “We are losing a lot of our future because firstly, we are…

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‘Zimbabwe Needs 1, 8 million Tonnes Of Grain’-National State Of Emergency Declared

‘Zimbabwe Needs 1, 8 million Tonnes  Of Grain’-National State Of Emergency Declared

Zimbabwe’s  national crisis, typifies the heartlessness of Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime, which has taken at least 6 months before admitting the driven drought is wreaking havoc across Zimbabwe, meaning the nation is  urgently in need of  assistance to import at least 1, 8 million tonnes of grain to stave off starvation of both human and livestock. Zimbabwe is reportedly only in possession of  250 000 tonnes of maize, which falls way short of the required amount, in an alarming situation, where there…

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over 80 People Die In Nigeria From Lassa Fever Outbreak

over 80 People Die In Nigeria From Lassa Fever Outbreak

The world  is now on full alert and full speed ahead in the race to find a cure for the generally unknown Mosquito borne Zika virus , yet in West Africa there is an ongoing Lassa Fever outbreak in Nigeria, which  has reportedly led to the death of over 80 people. The World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that, the lassa virus which is of the safe family of viruses such as the deadly Ebola and photo-images of Lassa virus-gistfactory generally is symptomless.  Lassa fever  victims,…

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EFF Rejects President Jacob Zuma’s Settlement Proposal

EFF Rejects  President Jacob Zuma’s Settlement Proposal

The EFF has rejected President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla proposal and accuses him of trying to influence the Constitutional Court judges. Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is not prepared to accept President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla settlement proposal unless he agrees to the party’s terms. “We not going to agree to any settlement until he reaffirms the powers of public protector, and two [reaffirms that] the remedial actions of public protector are binding and three that…

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‘Value Added Tax (VAT) Introduced On Nearly 40 Imported Basic Commodities ‘- Looming Food Price Hikes

‘Value Added Tax (VAT) Introduced On Nearly 40 Imported Basic Commodities ‘- Looming Food Price Hikes

Government has introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities that constitute the bulk of the consumer bread basket. These commodities have previously been excluded from the 15 percent tax. This tax, which is likely to increase the cost of food, was effective from February 1. A notice in the Government gazette on January 22, showed amendments to the VAT Act by minister Chinamasa, which repealed clauses that until now had…

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