Friday, December 13, 2019
economic

#DoNotDrink&Walk Namibian pedestrians to be tested for alcohol if involved in accident

Residents of Namibian capital, Windhoek have been warned not to get drunk and walk, the police in the metropolis have said that those involved in road accidents will be tested for alcohol levels in their bloodstreams. A standard procedure regularly enforced on drivers involved in road accidents. According to Windhoek Police spokesperson Edmund Khoaseb, a large number of road accidents are a result of negligence by both pedestrians and motorists, with most road accidents involving pedestrians occurring over the weekend late at night after bars and other drinking outlets have...
economic

Bees stop South Africa v Sri Lanka play

A swarm of bees descended on the pitch as Sri Lanka was playing against South Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa.  The game had to be stopped at the 27th over, when players dived down on the fields to protect themselves from the bees that were attacking for the second time. Sri Lanka's innings in the third one-day international were at 115 in the 25th over, after losing their fourth wicket to the South African team. Ground staff at Wanderers Stadium emptied the contents of two fire extinguishers into the swarm....
politics

Ivory Coast’s defense Minister in panic!

Mutinous soldiers released Ivory Coast's Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi late Saturday after detaining him for two hours in a tense standoff over pay. Donwahi flew into the West African country's second city Bouake earlier Saturday in a bid to defuse an escalating crisis. According to an AFP photographer, he was whisked out on a plane from the local airport shortly after his release.  President Alassane Ouattara had announced a deal to end the dispute Saturday evening following talks between Donwahi and the soldiers, who took control of Bouake early...
economic

Wild wildfire ravages a part of Cape Town, South Africa

Firefighters fight to douse t flames on the upper slopes of the mountain in Somerset West, Capetown overnight after fire broke out Tuesday morning. The strong fire fanned by strong winds damaged several homes and lead to the evacuation of the residents.  Helicopters and fixed wing planes battled the strong winds and turbulence to save lives and collect water to help douse the fire. According to News 24 Large areas of vegetation and vineyards at Somerset West's historic and award-winning Vergelegen Estate have been destroyed by wildfires. Fire fighter hope...
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