Stats Reveal Poor Police Discipline Despite Marikana Lessons – Parliament

[Daily Maverick] The transformation of policing remains unsettled and unfinished. It is not about racial or gender targets in the just over 190,000-strong force, or settling political and other scores in a faction-ridden, top-heavy general-laden SAPS w…

[Daily Maverick] The transformation of policing remains unsettled and unfinished. It is not about racial or gender targets in the just over 190,000-strong force, or settling political and other scores in a faction-ridden, top-heavy general-laden SAPS which clearly regards itself as a force, despite the "service" bit in its name. It is about how those in blue do their jobs - and whether all living in South Africa regardless of socio-economic status or political connectivity can feel safe. And it is about public and politica

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First Annual China-South Africa Student Dialogue

[GMMG] Cape Town -The first annual “From University to the World” Student Dialogue was held on 1st September in Cape Town, South Africa. The event was hosted by China Radio International (CRI), China Plus and Global Max Media Group (GMMG). It attracted…

[GMMG] Cape Town -The first annual "From University to the World" Student Dialogue was held on 1st September in Cape Town, South Africa. The event was hosted by China Radio International (CRI), China Plus and Global Max Media Group (GMMG). It attracted the support from numerous renowned local and international organizations including the likes of the Confucius Institute at Stellenbosch University, Bush Radio, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), South African Embassy in China, University of Cape Town's Faculty of Huma

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Kenya Tops in Brookings Financial Scorecard

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

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Double Bronze Opens SA’s Marathon Worlds Account

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso “Alex” Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso "Alex" Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

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Cops Smash Their Way Into Ex-Bouncer Boss’s Home in Underworld Raid

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

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Social Grants Scandal ‘A Plot to Oust Government’?

[Daily Maverick] Former US-listed CPS/Net1 CEO, Serge Belamant, whose company earned R1.1-billion profit in five years disbursing social grants in South Africa, has blamed the Sassa scandal which unravelled in the Constitutional Court in March 2017 on …

[Daily Maverick] Former US-listed CPS/Net1 CEO, Serge Belamant, whose company earned R1.1-billion profit in five years disbursing social grants in South Africa, has blamed the Sassa scandal which unravelled in the Constitutional Court in March 2017 on "political infighting". Belamant declared the crisis a plot to "destabilise" the country's pension payout system and oust the ruling party. He also, shockingly, suggests that some members of the ANC have "bought into" CPS. Meanwhile, a panel of experts appointed by the ConCou

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Former ANC Youth League Leader Deployed to Diversity Agency’s Board

[News24Wire] Amid concerns about the Media Development and Diversity Agency’s (MDDA) management, opposition complaints about cadre deployment and a DA walkout, the National Assembly adopted the communications committee’s recommendation of three new boa…

[News24Wire] Amid concerns about the Media Development and Diversity Agency's (MDDA) management, opposition complaints about cadre deployment and a DA walkout, the National Assembly adopted the communications committee's recommendation of three new board members for positions at the agency.

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Traders Refuse to Sign Rail Agency’s New Lease

[GroundUp] Traders on the rooftop of Cape Town Railway Station have delivered a memorandum to PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) at a closed meeting, expressing concern over a range of issues. These include crime and sanitation. The associat…

[GroundUp] Traders on the rooftop of Cape Town Railway Station have delivered a memorandum to PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) at a closed meeting, expressing concern over a range of issues. These include crime and sanitation. The association wants PRASA to fix these issues before traders sign a new lease agreement.

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