Damaged Pipeline Causes Water Disruptions in Cape Town

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has warned Wynberg residents that they may experience low water pressure or periods of no water on Thursday after a contractor damaged a pipeline feed out of the Wynberg reservoir.

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has warned Wynberg residents that they may experience low water pressure or periods of no water on Thursday after a contractor damaged a pipeline feed out of the Wynberg reservoir.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Universal Channel Gets New Name and On-Air Look

[News24Wire] Cape Town After 8 years, NBC Universal International Networks (NBCUIN) is again changing the brand name and look of its flagship general entertainment channel, with the Universal Channel that is changing to UNIVERSAL TV (DStv 117), includi…

[News24Wire] Cape Town After 8 years, NBC Universal International Networks (NBCUIN) is again changing the brand name and look of its flagship general entertainment channel, with the Universal Channel that is changing to UNIVERSAL TV (DStv 117), including a new on-air look.The Hallmark Channel changed to the Universal Channel in March 2010 and the purple look that was introduced in May 2013 has now given way to the word "channel" falling away and replaced by "TV". A coral colour palette has been introduced with the logo

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‘Mashaba Is Technically a Criminal’ – Hillbrow Protesters Vow to Continue Waste Collection Protests

[News24Wire] Hillbrow protesters have vowed to continue their campaign against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba over the collection of rubbish in the city, despite arrests.

[News24Wire] Hillbrow protesters have vowed to continue their campaign against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba over the collection of rubbish in the city, despite arrests.

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When Losing Your Job Means Losing Your Home

[GroundUp] Petrus Paulse, 53, has lost his job on the Ceres farm where he has worked for seven years, because of illness. But what worries him most is that this means he will also lose his house.

[GroundUp] Petrus Paulse, 53, has lost his job on the Ceres farm where he has worked for seven years, because of illness. But what worries him most is that this means he will also lose his house.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Intelligence Agency No Longer Has Detainees – Evidence

[The Point] Seedy Saidybah, the 14th prosecution witness in the ongoing criminal trial involving nine former officials of the defunct National Intelligence Agency now State intelligence Service yesterday told the court that in the past they used to hav…

[The Point] Seedy Saidybah, the 14th prosecution witness in the ongoing criminal trial involving nine former officials of the defunct National Intelligence Agency now State intelligence Service yesterday told the court that in the past they used to have detainees but presently they don't have detainees.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ports Chief Admits Wrongly Lending Money to Jammeh

[The Point] Momodou Lamin Gibba, former managing director, Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), yesterday reappeared before the Janneh Commission and said that it was wrong to give the former president, Yahya Jammeh, a sum of D11, 000,000 loan by GPA.

[The Point] Momodou Lamin Gibba, former managing director, Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), yesterday reappeared before the Janneh Commission and said that it was wrong to give the former president, Yahya Jammeh, a sum of D11, 000,000 loan by GPA.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Farmer Eyes Mechanical Farming

[The Point] A prominent Gambian farmer in Kerewan Touray village in Central River Region’s Niamina East district has said he would be engaging in mechanic farming if the government gives him the space.

[The Point] A prominent Gambian farmer in Kerewan Touray village in Central River Region's Niamina East district has said he would be engaging in mechanic farming if the government gives him the space.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

More Than 1000 Jammeh Victims Registered

[The Point] The chairman of Gambia Center of Victims for Human Rights Violations (GCVHRV), Sheriff Kijera, has said the center has so far registered over one thousand direct and indirect victims across the country.

[The Point] The chairman of Gambia Center of Victims for Human Rights Violations (GCVHRV), Sheriff Kijera, has said the center has so far registered over one thousand direct and indirect victims across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Deyda, Chief Manneh Families Will Be Compensated’

[The Point] The families of fallen iconic journalist heroes, Deyda Hydara and Chief Ebrima Manneh will be definitely compensated by the government of The Gambia, according to the Information and Communication minister, Demba Ali Jawo.

[The Point] The families of fallen iconic journalist heroes, Deyda Hydara and Chief Ebrima Manneh will be definitely compensated by the government of The Gambia, according to the Information and Communication minister, Demba Ali Jawo.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia