Boks Excited About 2023 Rugby World Cup Bid

[News24Wire] No-one knows the rugby set-up in South Africa better than the country’s best players and for Warren Whiteley, Oupa Mohoje and Jan Serfontein, playing in a Rugby World Cup in front of their own passionate supporters would be a massive highl…

[News24Wire] No-one knows the rugby set-up in South Africa better than the country's best players and for Warren Whiteley, Oupa Mohoje and Jan Serfontein, playing in a Rugby World Cup in front of their own passionate supporters would be a massive highlight of their careers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Schlettwein Wants SME Bank Closed

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein has rejected a proposal to bail out the desperate SME Bank with up to N$300 million, saying the bank should be closed if it fails to recover over N$200 million “invested” in South Africa.

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein has rejected a proposal to bail out the desperate SME Bank with up to N$300 million, saying the bank should be closed if it fails to recover over N$200 million "invested" in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Over 100 Patients Restore Fading Eyesight in Seychelles Eye Camp

[Seychelles News Agency] Elderly Seychellois citizens have this week walked out of the Seychelles Hospital with better vision following a four-day cataract-removal eye camp.

[Seychelles News Agency] Elderly Seychellois citizens have this week walked out of the Seychelles Hospital with better vision following a four-day cataract-removal eye camp.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Poachers Testify About Killing of Accomplice

[Namibian] THE trial of an Okahandja area farmer accused of having murdered a poacher in January last year is due to continue in the Windhoek Regional Court later this month, after a postponement of three weeks.

[Namibian] THE trial of an Okahandja area farmer accused of having murdered a poacher in January last year is due to continue in the Windhoek Regional Court later this month, after a postponement of three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How ANC Presidential Elections Trump South Africa’s Constitution

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country’s parliament and its executive. It lays down that if the National Assembly passes a vote of No Confidence in the cabine…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country's parliament and its executive. It lays down that if the National Assembly passes a vote of No Confidence in the cabinet, the cabinet must resign and the president must appoint another one. Or, if it passes a vote of no confidence in the president then the president and the entire government must resign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Cuts Back to Survive ‘Stubborn’ Drought

[Al Jazeera] Residents in Cape Town have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when “absolutely necessary”, as the South African city suffers its worst drought in a century.

[Al Jazeera] Residents in Cape Town have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary", as the South African city suffers its worst drought in a century.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boost for Rural Electrification

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Rural areas are set for a major boost following the completion of the Rural Energy Master Plan whose implementation will ensure fast-track electrification of marginalised places in readiness for industrialisation and the cre…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Rural areas are set for a major boost following the completion of the Rural Energy Master Plan whose implementation will ensure fast-track electrification of marginalised places in readiness for industrialisation and the creation of employment. The Rural Energy Master Plan, which took over 29 months to complete, was developed by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development in partnership with Norconsult Consultants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Now For Mugabe Bomb Plot Suspects?

[The Herald] The four men, including jailed Zimbabwe People’s Front president Owen Kuchata, suspected of plotting to bomb the First Family’s dairy farm in Mazowe, were yesterday indicted for trial at the High Court on September 18. Kuchata is serving n…

[The Herald] The four men, including jailed Zimbabwe People's Front president Owen Kuchata, suspected of plotting to bomb the First Family's dairy farm in Mazowe, were yesterday indicted for trial at the High Court on September 18. Kuchata is serving nine years for banditry and money-laundering. He is jointly charged with Borman Ngwenya, a soldier attached to military intelligence; Solomon Makumbe (29), a Zimbabwe National Army corporal; and Silas Pfupa (37), an ex-soldier.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe