Dilapidated Sun City cop shop storing forensic evidence in cooler boxes, dockets in containers | The Citizen

Broken doors and no lights, crucial evidence such as sensitive evidence samples in cooler boxes, while police dockets linger outside in containers next to a collapsed fence, leaving them vulnerable to theft. This is the dire and dilapidated state of the Sun Village SAPS, also known as Sun City Police Station in Mogwase, North West. … Read more

Rare unrest in Chinese city of Guangzhou as people protest over Covid restrictions – video

Protesters poured on to the streets of the southern Chinese city in a rare demonstration against strict Covid-19 restrictions.  Video circulating on social media shows crowds of people marching through the Haizhu district, breaking Covid barriers in noisy scenes. Cases have also been rising in other large Chinese cities, including Beijing, Chongqing and Zhengzhou. China … Read more

Chaotic scenes in southern Chinese city as Covid curbs fuel unrest

Crowds of people in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou crashed through Covid barriers and marched down streets in chaotic scenes on Monday night, according to videos posted online, in a show of public resentment over government restrictions. Among the latest outbreaks in China, Guangzhou has the biggest caseload, with new daily infections of Covid-19 … Read more

Detry leads NGC at Sun City, with SA’s Grace and Lawrence one shot back | The Citizen

Hot weather and the ball flying for miles is always the norm at Sun City, but Belgium’s Thomas Detry managed to master the different conditions in this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge and soar into a share of the lead after the third round with back-to-back 67s on Saturday. Heavy showers on Friday meant the second … Read more

Bezuidenhout dreaming big as NGC tees off at Sun City | The Citizen

Christiaan Bezuidenhout must have felt a bit like an ant standing next to an elephant back in the 2000s when he followed Ernie Els around the Gary Player Country Club; now Bezuidenhout has inherited The Big Easy’s mantle as South Africa’s main hope in the Nedbank Golf Challenge that starts at Sun City on Thursday. … Read more

Haaland late show sends Man City top, Leeds win thriller | The Citizen

Erling Haaland fired Manchester City to the top of the Premier League as the champions recovered from Joao Cancelo’s dismissal to clinch a last-gasp 2-1 win against Fulham, while Leeds staged a stirring fightback to beat Bournemouth 4-3 on Saturday. ALSO READ: Six players to watch at Qatar World Cup Pep Guardiola’s side led through … Read more

Fire kills 13 at bar in Russian city of Kostroma | The Citizen

 A fire Saturday killed at least 13 people at a restaurant and bar housed in a warehouse in the Russian city of Kostroma, local authorities said. “According to preliminary information, 13 people fell victim to the fire,” local governor Sergei Sitnikov said on Telegram. Russian news agencies reported that 250 people were evacuated from the … Read more

Chinese city accused of ‘performative lockdown lifting’

Authorities in Zhengzhou have been accused of “performative lockdown lifting” after they partially lifted restrictions amid growing pressure from residents and the reported arrival of state media. An almost month-long lockdown in the Chinese city of about 12 million people had prompted complaints of arduous conditions, sometimes violent enforcement, inadequate medical care, and worsening mental … Read more

TWEET: Disrespectful or banter? City of Joburg angers Kaizer Chiefs fans | The Citizen

A tweet that has since been deleted by the City of Joburg’s official Twitter account has people divided on whether it is disrespect to Kaizer Chiefs or just banter.  ALSO READ: Yusuf Maart credits Billiat for spectacular Soweto derby goal In the tweet, the City of Joburg posted a picture with a Kaizer Chiefs replica … Read more

Thousands protest Rwanda in eastern DR Congo city | The Citizen

Thousands of anti-Rwanda protesters marched through the eastern DR Congo city of Goma on Monday, AFP journalists saw, as M23 rebels tightened their grip on the surrounding countryside.   A mostly Congolese Tutsi group, the M23 resumed fighting in late 2021 after lying dormant for years, accusing the Democratic Republic of Congo’s government of failing … Read more