Organisation Calls for Safer Transportation of Farmworkers Following Deadly Bakkie Accident

[News24Wire] The Rural and Farmworkers Development Organisation has called for improvements in the transportation of farmworkers following the deaths of two workers in a bakkie accident near Citrusdal in the Western Cape on Wednesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] The Rural and Farmworkers Development Organisation has called for improvements in the transportation of farmworkers following the deaths of two workers in a bakkie accident near Citrusdal in the Western Cape on Wednesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Civilian Supremacy Must Rule Over Military in Polls’

[Zimbabwe Independent] Canadian ambassador to Zimbabwe Rene Cremonese (RC) was in Bulawayo last week. Zimbabwe Independent reporter Nqobani Ndlovu (NN) spoke to him on several issues, including the need for free and fair elections and the importance of…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Canadian ambassador to Zimbabwe Rene Cremonese (RC) was in Bulawayo last week. Zimbabwe Independent reporter Nqobani Ndlovu (NN) spoke to him on several issues, including the need for free and fair elections and the importance of the military staying out of civilian affairs. Find excerpts of the interview below:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hofmeyr Vows That ‘Show Will Go On’ After George Municipality Withdraws Concert Consent

[News24Wire] Controversial Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr has vowed that the “show will go on”, after the George Municipality withdrew permission for him to lease out the local hall for his concert next week.

[News24Wire] Controversial Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr has vowed that the "show will go on", after the George Municipality withdrew permission for him to lease out the local hall for his concert next week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Meets IMF, World Bank Chiefs

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa held high-level meetings with top officials from the world’s top multilateral financial institutions on the sidelines of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as he continued with his drive to re-en…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa held high-level meetings with top officials from the world's top multilateral financial institutions on the sidelines of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as he continued with his drive to re-engage with the international community last month. He met top officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Education Department Argues It’s Not Responsible for Shoddy Schools

[GroundUp] Bhisho’s High Court heard arguments on Thursday about who should be held accountable for schools that do not meet the Department of Basic Education’s norms and standards.

[GroundUp] Bhisho's High Court heard arguments on Thursday about who should be held accountable for schools that do not meet the Department of Basic Education's norms and standards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Teenager Dies After Throwing Herself in Front of Moving Vehicle

[New Era] Windhoek -A 19-year-old teenager committed suicide by jumping in front a moving Land Cruiser along the Western Bypass yesterday morning. The incident happened under a bridge near Katutura State Hospital after the girl allegedly got out of a v…

[New Era] Windhoek -A 19-year-old teenager committed suicide by jumping in front a moving Land Cruiser along the Western Bypass yesterday morning. The incident happened under a bridge near Katutura State Hospital after the girl allegedly got out of a vehicle while she being transported to school by her mother.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

North West Legislature Hosts Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament Feedback Session in Mahikeng, 16 Mar

[Govt of SA] On Friday, 16 March 2018, the Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Hon. Sussana Dantjie will host the Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament Feedback Session at the North West Legislature chamber at 10h00.

[Govt of SA] On Friday, 16 March 2018, the Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Hon. Sussana Dantjie will host the Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament Feedback Session at the North West Legislature chamber at 10h00.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa