Premier Mahumapelo launches the RHR Charter

[Govt of SA] As part of commemorating Mandela Day, the North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo has launched the Provincial Reconciliation Healing and Renewal (RHR) Charter saying it will play a critical role in healing the wounds of the past and creating …

[Govt of SA] As part of commemorating Mandela Day, the North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo has launched the Provincial Reconciliation Healing and Renewal (RHR) Charter saying it will play a critical role in healing the wounds of the past and creating a better Bokone Bophirima province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Development Minister Acting CEO of Sassa

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, met with the staff of SASSA today, (Wednesday, July 19), and announced that Ms Pearl Bhengu, who has been serving as the SASSA Regional Manager in KwaZulu-Natal since 2012 will be t…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, met with the staff of SASSA today, (Wednesday, July 19), and announced that Ms Pearl Bhengu, who has been serving as the SASSA Regional Manager in KwaZulu-Natal since 2012 will be the interim CEO of the Agency.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Western Cape Department of Transport launches #Itcanwait campaign

[Govt of SA] Distracted driving remains one of the leading causes of crashes that result in serious injury and, too often, death on our roads. As the United States’ National Safety Council points out, brain activity in the areas that process moving ima…

[Govt of SA] Distracted driving remains one of the leading causes of crashes that result in serious injury and, too often, death on our roads. As the United States' National Safety Council points out, brain activity in the areas that process moving images decreases by over 33% when we are talking on our phone. This means that we effectively become partially blind when we use our cell-phone while driving. This in turn, often leads to the horrific collisions we see on our roads, on a daily basis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Political Violence On the Rise in Zimbabwe

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of…

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party were responsible for this attack, as well as the one that destroyed the house of an MDC-T local councilor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Political Violence On the Rise in Zimbabwe

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of…

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party were responsible for this attack, as well as the one that destroyed the house of an MDC-T local councilor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe