Draw Made for Heyneke’s Schools Festival

[News24Wire] An unmitigated passion for the game and youthful flair will be on display when top local and international teams clash at the inaugural World Schools Festival in Paarl between April 2-7.

[News24Wire] An unmitigated passion for the game and youthful flair will be on display when top local and international teams clash at the inaugural World Schools Festival in Paarl between April 2-7.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament – Gigaba’s Foot-in-the-Mouth Slow-Motion Crash Continues

[Daily Maverick] Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba was a no-show for Wednesday’s ministerial Q&A in the House. Opposition MPs complained that he was “taking us for a ride”; Gigaba’s presence officially had been confirmed that day – twice. And so the storm that exploded over the citizenship status of various Gupta family members, in particular Atul Gupta, was left to be cleared up by the verbosely vague Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni from Pretoria. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

[Daily Maverick] Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba was a no-show for Wednesday's ministerial Q&A in the House. Opposition MPs complained that he was "taking us for a ride"; Gigaba's presence officially had been confirmed that day - twice. And so the storm that exploded over the citizenship status of various Gupta family members, in particular Atul Gupta, was left to be cleared up by the verbosely vague Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni from Pretoria. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament – Ingonyama Trust Issue Could Be the Real Fireball of Land Reform

[Daily Maverick] The Ingonyama Trust is under pressure – and its powerful advocates are not happy. Amid inflammatory rhetoric from Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, the board of the trust appeared before Parliament on Wednesday to explain why it was askin…

[Daily Maverick] The Ingonyama Trust is under pressure - and its powerful advocates are not happy. Amid inflammatory rhetoric from Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, the board of the trust appeared before Parliament on Wednesday to explain why it was asking KwaZulu-Natal residents to convert their land occupation rights to long-term leases, and pay rent accordingly. MPs from across the political spectrum lambasted the trust's board for what they suggested was land dispossession by another name. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Beast’ Scrums Down for New Sharks Record

[News24Wire] Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira will become the most-capped Sharks Super Rugby player of all time when he takes to the field against the Sunwolves at Kings Park on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira will become the most-capped Sharks Super Rugby player of all time when he takes to the field against the Sunwolves at Kings Park on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sassa Has ‘Inconvenient’ Plan B If ConCourt Denies Contract Extension

[News24Wire] Sassa has a contingency plan for beneficiaries who need cash payments if the Constitutional Court says no to extending the CPS contract, but it warned that it will “be inconvenient”.

[News24Wire] Sassa has a contingency plan for beneficiaries who need cash payments if the Constitutional Court says no to extending the CPS contract, but it warned that it will "be inconvenient".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

10 Inspirational Women You Might Want to Know

[263Chat] 1.Fadzayi Mahere practices as an advocate/barrister at the Harare Bar. Her main fields of practice include constitutional law, human rights law and administrative law. She also takes on appellate criminal work and specialized crime. She holds…

[263Chat] 1.Fadzayi Mahere practices as an advocate/barrister at the Harare Bar. Her main fields of practice include constitutional law, human rights law and administrative law. She also takes on appellate criminal work and specialized crime. She holds a Masters in International Law from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Opposition Villagers’ Refused Govt Inputs – Report

[New Zimbabwe] Villagers in Chimanimani West Constituency have accused local Zanu PF officials of denying them presidential agricultural inputs on allegations that they support the opposition.

[New Zimbabwe] Villagers in Chimanimani West Constituency have accused local Zanu PF officials of denying them presidential agricultural inputs on allegations that they support the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe