Rail Safety Regulator Wants Independent Probe Into Horror Crash

[News24Wire] An independent inquiry is needed to find out what caused the fire that killed almost all of the 19 people who died in the crash between a train and truck in the Free State last week, the chairperson of the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) sa…

[News24Wire] An independent inquiry is needed to find out what caused the fire that killed almost all of the 19 people who died in the crash between a train and truck in the Free State last week, the chairperson of the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water and Sanitation On Misinformation About Water From Theewaterskloof Dam

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation is concerned about the misinformation that has been peddled on social media about the supposed waste of water from the Theewaterskloof Dam in the Western Cape.

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation is concerned about the misinformation that has been peddled on social media about the supposed waste of water from the Theewaterskloof Dam in the Western Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

De Lille Hits Back – ‘This Is an Attack for Power and Position’

[News24Wire] Patricia de Lille has hit back at those calling for her removal as mayor, saying their actions do not represent the City of Cape Town, and show they are pushing to get rid of her to replace her with a party member of their choice.

[News24Wire] Patricia de Lille has hit back at those calling for her removal as mayor, saying their actions do not represent the City of Cape Town, and show they are pushing to get rid of her to replace her with a party member of their choice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

At Appeal Hearing, Defense Lawyers Say Bemba Was Denied a Fair Trial

[Bemba Trial Website] On Tuesday, January 9, lawyers for Jean-Pierre Bemba argued at an appeal hearing at the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo was denied a fair trial and his exculpat…

[Bemba Trial Website] On Tuesday, January 9, lawyers for Jean-Pierre Bemba argued at an appeal hearing at the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo was denied a fair trial and his exculpatory evidence was unjustifiably dismissed, leading to his conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Father and Son Pair Eye Dusi Success

[News24Wire] As many crews start their final preparations for the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon from February 15-17, the father-and-son pair of Michael and Liam Stewart will be hoping to replicate their impressive top 50 performance in 2016.

[News24Wire] As many crews start their final preparations for the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon from February 15-17, the father-and-son pair of Michael and Liam Stewart will be hoping to replicate their impressive top 50 performance in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Best O-Level Performer Wants to Become Engineer

[New Times] It was a joyful Tuesday for Josyln Karenzi Manzi, of Kigali Parents School, after he received news that he was the best performer in last year’s O-Level national examinations.

[New Times] It was a joyful Tuesday for Josyln Karenzi Manzi, of Kigali Parents School, after he received news that he was the best performer in last year's O-Level national examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

One Arrested Over Death of Rwandan Medic in SA

[New Times] One suspect is in custody while several others have been identified, but were still on the run, as South African police continue to probe the circumstances in which a Rwandan doctor recently died in the city of Cape Town.

[New Times] One suspect is in custody while several others have been identified, but were still on the run, as South African police continue to probe the circumstances in which a Rwandan doctor recently died in the city of Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

#JusticeForMthunzi Goes Viral After Alleged Racial Attack

[News24Wire] An alleged racial attack has led Twitter users to start the hashtag #JusticeforMthunzi after a 21-year-old man landed up in the Intensive Care Unit on January 6.

[News24Wire] An alleged racial attack has led Twitter users to start the hashtag #JusticeforMthunzi after a 21-year-old man landed up in the Intensive Care Unit on January 6.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eight Family Members Perish in Nyahururu Road Crash

[Nation] Eight members of the same family on Tuesday evening died after a matatu they were travelling in veered off the road and rolled at Kianugu area along the Nyeri-Nyahururu road.

[Nation] Eight members of the same family on Tuesday evening died after a matatu they were travelling in veered off the road and rolled at Kianugu area along the Nyeri-Nyahururu road.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya