The Select Committee on Security and Justice have expressed shock at the arrest of the Endumeni mayor in KwaZulu-Natal, for allegedly plotting to have the municipality's speaker murdered. READ: Task team foils killing “The committee does not expect such behaviour from South Africans. It is even worse when coming from elected public representatives. "We condemn such criminality in the harshest possible terms. No one should be taking the law into their own hands. This speaks directly to the political killings that are currently on the increase in KwaZulu-Natal,” said Mtimunye. The arrests come after weeks of cash-in-transit robberies and attempted robberies in Gauteng. Mtimunye noted that the arrests were the result of close collaboration between the police and the private sector, which led to the arrest of several employees of a cash-in-transit company. Mtimunye said the committee believed Lebeya had the correct skill sets to lead the Hawks Lebeya takes over from the … [Read more...] about Security and Justice select committee shocked by arrest of mayor in alleged murder plot
English En Français My Account By AllAfrica News Sources Media Kit Who We Are Donate Countries All Countries AlgeriaAngolaBeninBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundiCameroonCape VerdeCentral African RepublicChadComorosCongo-BrazzavilleCongo-KinshasaCote d'IvoireDjiboutiEgyptEquatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabonGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea BissauKenyaLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNigerNigeriaRwandaSenegalSeychellesSierra LeoneSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanSwazilandSão Tomé and PríncipeTanzaniaTogoTunisiaUgandaWestern SaharaZambiaZimbabwe Africa-WideCentral Africa Central Africa HomeAngolaBurundiCameroonCentral African RepublicChadCongo-BrazzavilleCongo-KinshasaEquatorial GuineaGabonRwandaSão Tomé and Príncipe East Africa East … [Read more...] about South Africa: Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga, Hijacked in Midrand
Leonid Ragozin, Bloomberg Published 4:04 am, Saturday, May 26, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrey Rudakov. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Pedestrians pass a sign for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup at the kremlin fort in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, on Dec. 17, 2016. Pedestrians pass a sign for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup at the kremlin fort in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, on Dec. 17, 2016. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrey Rudakov. Putin's World Cup shadowed by prominent mayor's public departure 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Though it's 1,100 miles east of Moscow, Yekaterinburg has played an outsized role in Russian history. Next month, as it hosts four World Cup games, the nation's fourth-largest city will gain renown again as global media and thousands of soccer fans descend on its rebuilt stadium. What they may … [Read more...] about Putin’s World Cup shadowed by prominent mayor’s public departure
Obituaries Local News Sports Idaho Politics 65° Full Menu 65° Home eEdition Customer Service Customer Service Mobile & Apps Archives Buy Photos and Pages Contact Us Newsletters Newspaper in Education Subscribe Subscriber Services News News Boise West Ada Canyon County Crime State News Nation/World News Databases Education Environment Idahoans in the Military Weather Traffic Helping Works In the Classroom Our Community Sports Sports Boise State Football Boise State Basketball Idaho Vandals High Schools Bronco Beat Chadd Cripe Varsity Extra Blog NFL NBA NHL MLB Golf Politics Idaho Politics Elections Government and Business Capitol & State Letters from the West National Politics Business Business Business Insider Business Columns & Blogs Personal Finance Legal Notices Opinion Opinion Editorials Bill Manny Editorial Cartoons Letters to the Editor Guest Opinion … [Read more...] about Mayor feared water poisoning after death of fired worker but first test finds none
New York City, that crown jewel of the American metropolis, may well be the most liberal, diverse and secular place in the nation. So why don’t we have any atheists elected to public office? That’s the question posed by this article on City & State New York But even in New York City, there may be one religious line which politicians are not willing to cross: godlessness. Based on a dozen conversations with City Council members, staffers and others in the political world, there don’t seem to be any city politicians, whether on the 51-member Council or in the three citywide positions, who are “out” atheists who do not believe in God or any higher power. Granted, New York City isn’t the swirling vortex of godlessness that red-state preachers would have you believe. According to the Public Religion Research Institute, about 25% of New Yorkers identify as unaffiliated or none-of-the-above, which is just slightly higher than the national average. Pew … [Read more...] about When Will New York Elect an Atheist Mayor?