Over R650 Million Redirected to Metros Infrastructure Development

[SAnews.gov.za] In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Minister and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect over R650 million Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country’s five metropolitan municipalit…

[SAnews.gov.za] In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Minister and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect over R650 million Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country's five metropolitan municipalities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Does Marikana Really Have 60,000 People?

[GroundUp] On Wednesday, the Western Cape High Court ordered the City of Cape Town to purchase the land on which the Marikana informal settlement is located. In GroundUp reports of this case we usually wrote that 60,000 people live in Marikana. That nu…

[GroundUp] On Wednesday, the Western Cape High Court ordered the City of Cape Town to purchase the land on which the Marikana informal settlement is located. In GroundUp reports of this case we usually wrote that 60,000 people live in Marikana. That number is from the court papers. But a sceptical reader has questioned it, so we tried to do our own estimate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gauteng Roads and Transport On Temporary Closure of Road P158 (N14)

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport hereby notifies motorists that Road P158 on the N14 South of Pretoria will be temporary closed from Saturday, 02 September 2017 to Sunday, 03 September 2017.

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport hereby notifies motorists that Road P158 on the N14 South of Pretoria will be temporary closed from Saturday, 02 September 2017 to Sunday, 03 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chess – Two Players Reach Fide Master Standards

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan chess players Domingos Júnior (male category) and Ednásia Júnior (female) have reached the FIDE Masters standards by winning the African Under-13 and 15 school championship held in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan chess players Domingos Júnior (male category) and Ednásia Júnior (female) have reached the FIDE Masters standards by winning the African Under-13 and 15 school championship held in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Angolan Writer Releases Book and CD

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 8.000 copies of poetry books and CD were released on Wednesday by the Angolan writer, Ângelo Reis, at the premises of Luanda’s Art and Culture Foundation in a ceremony attended by artists and literature fans.

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 8.000 copies of poetry books and CD were released on Wednesday by the Angolan writer, Ângelo Reis, at the premises of Luanda's Art and Culture Foundation in a ceremony attended by artists and literature fans.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Sonair Opens Domestic Route to Mbanza Kongo

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -Sonair firm, an aeronautical branch of the state-owned oil company Sonangol, last Wednesday inaugurated its domestic air transport route, connecting the northern regions of Mbanza Kongo/Soyo/Luanda three times a week.

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -Sonair firm, an aeronautical branch of the state-owned oil company Sonangol, last Wednesday inaugurated its domestic air transport route, connecting the northern regions of Mbanza Kongo/Soyo/Luanda three times a week.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Ministry Returns Oil Block to State

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Petroleum said that the Oil Block 2/85 has returned to the state domain, due to the end of the production period of the agreement for the sharing of this sector.In an Executive Decree published in the State Gazette dated…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Petroleum said that the Oil Block 2/85 has returned to the state domain, due to the end of the production period of the agreement for the sharing of this sector.In an Executive Decree published in the State Gazette dated August 25, the institution states that the period of the production sharing contract for Block 2/85 ceased on September 29, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Soccer – Interclub Head Coach Hails Players’ Attitude

[ANGOP] Luanda -Interclub head coach, Paulo Torres, on Wednesday expressed his happiness with his players’ attitude in the 2-0 win over Petro de Luanda, in the 18th round of the national first division football championship (Girabola2017).

[ANGOP] Luanda -Interclub head coach, Paulo Torres, on Wednesday expressed his happiness with his players' attitude in the 2-0 win over Petro de Luanda, in the 18th round of the national first division football championship (Girabola2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola