Cabinet Concerned About Crimes Against Children

[News24Wire] Cabinet is concerned about “disturbing reports of crimes against children”, new Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday during a briefing on the previous day’s Cabinet meeting.

[News24Wire] Cabinet is concerned about "disturbing reports of crimes against children", new Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday during a briefing on the previous day's Cabinet meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Defence for Axe Murder Accused Did Not Retest DNA Samples

[News24Wire] Even though Henri van Breda’s defence team had access to DNA samples taken at the family’s luxury house, they opted not to retest them, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Even though Henri van Breda's defence team had access to DNA samples taken at the family's luxury house, they opted not to retest them, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

By-Elections – Poll Upset for ANC in Mpumalanga but KZN Remains Solid

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend six safe seats in an October 18 by-election. These included three seats in southern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), and one each in the “Premier League” provinces of Mpumalanga, Free State and the…

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend six safe seats in an October 18 by-election. These included three seats in southern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), and one each in the "Premier League" provinces of Mpumalanga, Free State and the North West. The ANC lost a seat in Mpumalanga to a former ANC councillor who ran as an independent. The ANC also lost some ground in the only Metro by-election of the night in Mangaung. It was still a very good night for them in KZN and the North West. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa