Rail Still the Safest Mode of Transport, Says Metrorail Following Germiston Collision

[News24Wire] As Metrorail assured commuters that rail was still the safest travel option, Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi directed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to fast-track its plans to modernise all rail services.

[News24Wire] As Metrorail assured commuters that rail was still the safest travel option, Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi directed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to fast-track its plans to modernise all rail services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Mayor Says Investigations Into Her Not a Distraction From Duties

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is not distracted by the allegations of impropriety levelled against her and remains focused on dealing with the severe water crisis and drought, she said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is not distracted by the allegations of impropriety levelled against her and remains focused on dealing with the severe water crisis and drought, she said on Tuesday.

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City of Cape Town Discourages Residents From Using Borehole Water to Keep Gardens Green

[News24Wire] Capetonians with boreholes should stop using the water to keep gardens green, and rather limit their borehole water use to flushing toilets, the City’s water and sanitation director said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Capetonians with boreholes should stop using the water to keep gardens green, and rather limit their borehole water use to flushing toilets, the City's water and sanitation director said on Tuesday.

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260 Households Affected By Stormy Rains in Blantyre Need Help – Official

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Disaster Management Officer, Walusungu Mwafulirwa Tuesday said about 260 households need immediate support having been hit by the stormy rains late last year.

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Disaster Management Officer, Walusungu Mwafulirwa Tuesday said about 260 households need immediate support having been hit by the stormy rains late last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Soccer – Malawi, Mozambique Champs in Strength Testing Match Ahead of Africa Champions League

[Nyasa Times] Malawi football kings Mighty Be Forward Wanderers will play Mozambique Mozambola League champions UD Songo on Saturday as part of their pre- Confederation of African Football (CAF) tournament preparations.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi football kings Mighty Be Forward Wanderers will play Mozambique Mozambola League champions UD Songo on Saturday as part of their pre- Confederation of African Football (CAF) tournament preparations.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Subcommittee to Discuss Procedures Related to Impeachment of President

[News24Wire] A draft impeachment procedure drawn up in April 2016 and a comparative study about impeachment proceedings in seven other countries will be among the documents MPs will work through on Wednesday when the National Assembly Subcommittee on R…

[News24Wire] A draft impeachment procedure drawn up in April 2016 and a comparative study about impeachment proceedings in seven other countries will be among the documents MPs will work through on Wednesday when the National Assembly Subcommittee on Review of Rules meets to deliberate on a draft procedure to remove the president in terms of section 89 of the Constitution.

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Two Jailed 9 Years for Defiling Four and Nine Year Old Girls

[Nyasa Times] The Nkukula Second Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has convicted and sentenced William John (39) and George Fostino (62) to eight years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) each after being found guilty of defiling two young girls aged …

[Nyasa Times] The Nkukula Second Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has convicted and sentenced William John (39) and George Fostino (62) to eight years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) each after being found guilty of defiling two young girls aged four and nine.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Added Hope’ for Family of Kidnapped SA Photojournalist After Proof of Life

[News24Wire] Kidnapped South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed’s sister said the family got “added hope” following proof of life received that he was still alive nearly a year after being captured in Syria.

[News24Wire] Kidnapped South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's sister said the family got "added hope" following proof of life received that he was still alive nearly a year after being captured in Syria.

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What to Expect in Parliament in 2018

[News24Wire] When Parliament resumes its work within the next few weeks, it will have to carry on where it left off in 2017, but there will also be a few new matters on the horizon.

[News24Wire] When Parliament resumes its work within the next few weeks, it will have to carry on where it left off in 2017, but there will also be a few new matters on the horizon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa