Day: October 5, 2017

CIS anti-terrorism center report - 90% of Syrian territory liberated from terrorists
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90% of Syrian territory liberated from terrorists – CIS

Around 90 percent of Syria has been liberated from terrorist groups, according to Andrey Novikov, the head of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Anti-Terrorism Center. After suffering losses in Syria, Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants have been relocating to Pakistan, Sputnik quoted Andrey Novikov as saying. The number of armed radical individuals decreased […]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at a rocket warhead tip after a simulated test of atmospheric re-entry of a ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 15, 2016.     REUTERS/KCNA/File photo
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EU plans to toughen sanctions against North Korea

The European Union (EU) plans to take additional moves to toughen sanctions against North Korea, TASS quoted the representative of Germany’s Foreign Ministry, Maria Adebar, as saying Wednesday. At the same time, Berlin thinks it is necessary to solve the crisis surrounding North Korea by political methods. Brussels has recently tightened sanctions after Pyongyang’s missile […]

Jo’burg mayor declares war against “slamlords”
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Jo’burg mayor declares war against “slamlords”

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba took time off on Wednesday to tour hijacked city-owned buildings, visiting residents living in terrible conditions. Mashaba said on his twitter account “Working together we can house residents affordably and ensure they have housing they can be proud of and is safe”. We’re now at a JOSHCO building. It was previously […]

Corrupt senior public prosecutor gets 7- years imprisonment
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Corrupt senior public prosecutor gets 7- years imprisonment

Ntombesuhlani Sonqisha (45), a senior public prosecutor, was sentenced to seven years jail time for fraud and corruption. Ntombesuhlani Sonqisha was charged together with Prenika Munu (39), a Legal Aid attorney, was fined R50 000 or five years imprisonment by the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court. According to the Hawks, the complainant in this case was a suspect […]

211 inmates to sit for this year’s Matric Examinations
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211 inmates to sit for this year’s Matric Examinations

A total of 211 inmates from 14 DCS schools to sit for this year’s matric examinations, 63.5% increase from the 129 in the 2016 academic year. The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Acting National Commissioner, James Smalberger, says the department is ready to for this year’s matric examinations. Smallberger on Tuesday said he was satisfied with preparations […]

KPMG had not been sufficiently transparent with Wits
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KPMG had not been sufficiently transparent with Wits

The University of Watersrand (Wits) has dropped the controversial American Audit company KPMG citing the lack of trust and transparency. The company has been providing the internal auditing and risk management services to the university for years. On Wednesday, the University issued a statement announcing that it has taken a decision not to renew its […]