Daily Archives: January 13, 2019

SOUTH AFRICA: SARS, POLICE POUNCE ON R23M RHINO HORN CONSIGNMENT

PRETORIA, The South African Revenue Services’ (SARS) Customs unit scored a massive victory when officials pounced on a consignment of rhino horns worth over R23 million at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA).

In a statement, SARS said the 36 …

SOUTH AFRICA: SARS, POLICE POUNCE ON R23M RHINO HORN CONSIGNMENT

PRETORIA, The South African Revenue Services’ (SARS) Customs unit scored a massive victory when officials pounced on a consignment of rhino horns worth over R23 million at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA).

In a statement, SARS said the 36 …

DR CONGO: PRESIDENTIAL RUNNER-UP FAYULU ASKS COURT TO CANCEL RESULT

KINSHASA, Martin Fayulu, who came second in DR Congo’s presidential election, has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which awarded victory to his opposition rival Felix Tshisekedi, his lawyer said.

The request was filed on Friday …

Chad, CAR Threaten to Abandon Cameroon Port, Blame Corruption

DOUALA, CAMEROON Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.

At the port, heavy equipment is excavating and relocating huge quantities …

Zimbabwe President Doubles Price of Gas as Fuel Crisis Bites

HARARE Zimbabwe’s president has more than doubled the price of gasoline, hoping the increase will end severe shortages that are fueling public anger even as he departs on a foreign trip to Russia and other countries in search of investment.…