Gigaba Must Refuse De Lille’s Drought Levy Proposal – Western Cape ANC

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape wants Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to refuse embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille’s bid to replace R1.6b in lost revenue through a drought levy, given the allegations of corruption swirling around the c…

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape wants Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to refuse embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille's bid to replace R1.6b in lost revenue through a drought levy, given the allegations of corruption swirling around the council.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

12 Injured in Horrific KZN Crash

[News24Wire] Twelve people have sustained serious injuries after a horrific taxi crash on the M1 Higginson Highway over the N2 bridge on Wednesday morning, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

[News24Wire] Twelve people have sustained serious injuries after a horrific taxi crash on the M1 Higginson Highway over the N2 bridge on Wednesday morning, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lowassa Now Hits Out At Speculation On His Future

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The adage that states that “Everything that has a beginning, has an ending” was demonstrated on Monday, January 15 after a former Prime Minister Mr Edward Lowassa ironed out speculations circulated on social media networks sugg…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The adage that states that "Everything that has a beginning, has an ending" was demonstrated on Monday, January 15 after a former Prime Minister Mr Edward Lowassa ironed out speculations circulated on social media networks suggesting that the veteran politician was in plans of rejoining the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) which he served for many years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Bra Willie, Our Dream Maker Through Poems and Literature’ – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile’s acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.

[News24Wire] South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile's acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Johannesburg Mayor Appoints New Committee for Finance

[News24Wire] City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed a new member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for finance to replace, Rabelani Dagada, who was removed following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.

[News24Wire] City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed a new member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for finance to replace, Rabelani Dagada, who was removed following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Education Is Key – Kwerepe

[Botswana Daily News] Nokaneng -Parents in Nokaneng have been urged to have a hand in the education of their children by actively working with teachers for better results.

[Botswana Daily News] Nokaneng -Parents in Nokaneng have been urged to have a hand in the education of their children by actively working with teachers for better results.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Travellers Along Southern Corridor Stranded Due to Construction

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Travellers along a road linking Ruvuma, Mtwara and Lindi Regions have been stranded at Chipite Village in Masasi District due to construction of a culvert going on there.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Travellers along a road linking Ruvuma, Mtwara and Lindi Regions have been stranded at Chipite Village in Masasi District due to construction of a culvert going on there.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Walking Bus’ Volunteers Help Nyanga Learners Get Safely to School

[GroundUp] It’s just after 6am in Nyanga, and already scores of neatly uniformed children are making their way to the bus and taxi terminus and to nearby schools. It’s sunny outside and the first day of school, so most of the children are accompanied b…

[GroundUp] It's just after 6am in Nyanga, and already scores of neatly uniformed children are making their way to the bus and taxi terminus and to nearby schools. It's sunny outside and the first day of school, so most of the children are accompanied by parents. What's unusual though is that many of the parents are dressed in bright green vests and are not with their own children.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa