Police officers in Sasolburg were alerted by a security guard at the Sasolburg Boulevard Mall about a stolen Toyota Yaris spotted at a drive-through food restaurant. The officers, who had just finished their off-duty high-density operations, promptly pulled over the vehicle and engaged with the driver, a 50-year-old man.

However, the driver failed to provide satisfactory information regarding his possession of the vehicle and did not possess a valid driver’s license.

Upon searching the vehicle, the officers discovered evidence linking it to a kidnapping that took place in Kempton Park in January 2023. The victim, a 25-year-old woman, had been forcibly taken from her home at gunpoint but was eventually released unharmed. The suspect was subsequently apprehended and charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. Authorities are currently investigating the suspect’s involvement in both the vehicle theft and the kidnapping.

World Food Programme (WFP) Supply Chain Internship Programme 2023/2024:

Internship Application Closing Date: 30 July 2023
Internship Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Salary & Benefits: Competitive monthly remuneration and Medical Aid

The World Food Programme (WFP) is inviting unemployed graduates in South Africa to apply for its 11-month Supply Chain Internship Programme. This internship provides an opportunity for graduates to gain practical experience and contribute to WFP’s mission of eradicating hunger and ensuring food security.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Candidates must hold an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in disciplines such as Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or related fields.
  • The qualification must have been obtained within the previous year (2022) or the current year (2023) with an academic average of at least 75%.
  • The undergraduate or postgraduate qualification must be recognized by
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English, the UN language used at the duty station, is required. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese will be considered an advantage.

Key Accountabilities

The selected interns will have the following responsibilities (not all-inclusive):

  • Support data analysis and visualization to ensure clear messaging and informed decision-making.
  • Assist with data cleansing and data capture.
  • Provide supply chain planning support for complex operations, ensuring optimal resource allocation within operational constraints.
  • Identify cost inefficiencies in supply chain operations and propose models to achieve cost savings.
  • Co-develop tools to support supply chain decision-making.
  • Provide informed coordination backed by supply chain analytics for operations with a regional scope.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Tableau and Excel.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

How to Apply

To apply for the World Food Programme (WFP) Supply Chain Internships 2023, interested applicants should click on the provided link to access the online application portal.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a national or permanent resident of the country in which the position is advertised.
  • Attach the following documents: CV in English, University Transcript, Degree Certificate, and Identity Document.
  • Not have a first-level family member working for WFP (parent, sibling, or child).
  • Have no work experience or have up to a maximum of 12 months’ post-graduate cumulative formal work experience (excluding work undertaken during full-time studies).

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

Join the World Food Programme (WFP) Supply Chain Internship Programme and contribute to making a positive impact on global food security. Apply now and seize this valuable opportunity to develop your skills and gain practical experience.

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