Statement By the Spokesperson On the Attack Against Police Forces in Egypt

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union extends its deepest condolences to the families and relatives of those killed and injured. As we continue to follow developments on the ground, the EU reiterates that it stands with the Egyptian people and aut…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union extends its deepest condolences to the families and relatives of those killed and injured. As we continue to follow developments on the ground, the EU reiterates that it stands with the Egyptian people and authorities in facing terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Why Cape Town’s Drought Was So Hard to Forecast

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town’s drought and associated water shortage has officially escalated to the level of a disaster. The hope for a natural solution ended with the close of the main rainy season in September, and it is clear that water in t…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town's drought and associated water shortage has officially escalated to the level of a disaster. The hope for a natural solution ended with the close of the main rainy season in September, and it is clear that water in the dams supplying the city will not last until the next rains in May-June next year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mine Deaths Skyrocket

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers has noted with anger the ever-increasing fatalities in the mines after the death of mineworker who passed away yesterday at Kopanang Mine in the North West Province on what is reported to be a fall of ground. …

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers has noted with anger the ever-increasing fatalities in the mines after the death of mineworker who passed away yesterday at Kopanang Mine in the North West Province on what is reported to be a fall of ground. As we speak, there is a second mineworker still trapped there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R2K Urges the Tanzanian Government to Release Human Rights Defenders!

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign is outraged to learn about the unlawful arrest of 12 Human Rights activists on 17 October in Tanzania while attending a workshop in the capital city, Dar es Salaam. The human rights activists and lawyers include two South …

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign is outraged to learn about the unlawful arrest of 12 Human Rights activists on 17 October in Tanzania while attending a workshop in the capital city, Dar es Salaam. The human rights activists and lawyers include two South Africans who were preparing to launch a court challenge to that government's ban on drop-in centres serving key populations at risk of HIV. One of the South Africans arrested is Executive Director of the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA), Sibongi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

WPCA Contemplating Reduction of Club Fixtures to Help Save Cape’s Water

[News24Wire] The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has joined forces with the City of Cape Town to address the urgent call that water usage must be reduced to within the limitations of Level 5 water restrictions by convening a members council…

[News24Wire] The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has joined forces with the City of Cape Town to address the urgent call that water usage must be reduced to within the limitations of Level 5 water restrictions by convening a members council meeting to possibly cut club fixtures.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Confirms Vuwani Matrics Have Sat for Their First Exam

[DA] The DA would like to wish all matriculants well for the final exams of their schooling career. These exams are a very important part of building a brighter future and we hope that all the hard work will pay off.

[DA] The DA would like to wish all matriculants well for the final exams of their schooling career. These exams are a very important part of building a brighter future and we hope that all the hard work will pay off.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#SAAcrisis – Prasa Fighting ANC Battles

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) learnt late yesterday that our billboard, which highlights the ANC-led government’s misuse and abuse of the people’s money, has been removed due to pressure from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) learnt late yesterday that our billboard, which highlights the ANC-led government's misuse and abuse of the people's money, has been removed due to pressure from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Van Breda Neighbour Heard Nothing As Three People Were Hacked to Death

[News24Wire] While three people were being hacked to death two doors away, a neighbour says she didn’t hear anything out of the ordinary, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] While three people were being hacked to death two doors away, a neighbour says she didn't hear anything out of the ordinary, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa