DA Calls On Eskom Inquiry to Reconvene Urgently Following JSE Threat to Suspend Bonds

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Eskom, Ms Zukiswa Rantho, to request that the Eskom Inquiry be reconvened urgently, following reports today that the JSE could possibly suspend Eskom’s bonds by the end of Janu…

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Eskom, Ms Zukiswa Rantho, to request that the Eskom Inquiry be reconvened urgently, following reports today that the JSE could possibly suspend Eskom's bonds by the end of January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nehawu Calls On Dut Management to Concede Workers Demands

[COSATU] As NEHAWU, we hold a strong view that the university management especially the Vice Chancellor has been treating workers and their demands with sheer arrogance and total disdain. The management has been dragging its feet in finalising salary n…

[COSATU] As NEHAWU, we hold a strong view that the university management especially the Vice Chancellor has been treating workers and their demands with sheer arrogance and total disdain. The management has been dragging its feet in finalising salary negotiations and this has left the national union with no option but to approach the CCMA for certificate for a strike which began this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#CapeWaterGate – DA Hints Mayor De Lille to Blame for Water Crisis Mismanagement

[Daily Maverick] There are few events in South Africa that don’t get turned into a political football, and the Cape water crisis is no exception. Announcing on Sunday that Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille would be formally “charged and investigated”, …

[Daily Maverick] There are few events in South Africa that don't get turned into a political football, and the Cape water crisis is no exception. Announcing on Sunday that Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille would be formally "charged and investigated", the DA said the party wanted De Lille removed from the city's response to the water crisis immediately. Whatever the validity of the other allegations against De Lille, it seems certain that the mayor is about to become the number one scapegoat of the water crisis. By REBECCA

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De Lille Crisis Reveals DA Factionalism and Extreme Centralisation

[Daily Maverick] The continuing crisis in the City of Cape Town surrounding allegations against Mayor Patricia de Lille point to characteristics of the DA as a party that have not emerged so starkly until now. The way in which action against De Lille h…

[Daily Maverick] The continuing crisis in the City of Cape Town surrounding allegations against Mayor Patricia de Lille point to characteristics of the DA as a party that have not emerged so starkly until now. The way in which action against De Lille has been undertaken has not been transparent, with key documents being held under wraps. The process for dealing with De Lille's alleged infractions has been highly centralised, being driven by the Federal Executive, with local structures having little role. What emerges very

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Untangling the Web of Rules Governing the DA’s Handling of Its De Lille Problem

[Daily Maverick] Few would disagree that the separation of party and state is an important value underpinning our constitutional democracy. However, in the discussion surrounding the DA’s handling of the De Lille matter, the two are often confused. By …

[Daily Maverick] Few would disagree that the separation of party and state is an important value underpinning our constitutional democracy. However, in the discussion surrounding the DA's handling of the De Lille matter, the two are often confused. By JAAP DE VISSER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Put Lake Bunyonyi On Your Bucket List

[Observer] In many traditional African cultures, it was abominable for an unmarried girl to get pregnant. Among the Baganda, that girl would be sent away to live with a distant relative.

[Observer] In many traditional African cultures, it was abominable for an unmarried girl to get pregnant. Among the Baganda, that girl would be sent away to live with a distant relative.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Madonna’s Son David Banda Feature in Benfica Youth Academy Win

[Nyasa Times] American superstar Madonna’s adopted son David Banda – a Malawian born- continue his strides in perfecting his dream of becoming a world professional footballer when he starred in his team’s win over the weekend.

[Nyasa Times] American superstar Madonna’s adopted son David Banda – a Malawian born- continue his strides in perfecting his dream of becoming a world professional footballer when he starred in his team’s win over the weekend.