Labour Postpones Grayston Bridge Inquiry to July 2018

[Govt of SA] Following a two-day sitting of the Commission of inquiry into the Grayston Drive/M1 pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse, the Commissioner, Lennie Samuel decided to postpone it until July 2, 2018 at which stage 20 more witness…

[Govt of SA] Following a two-day sitting of the Commission of inquiry into the Grayston Drive/M1 pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse, the Commissioner, Lennie Samuel decided to postpone it until July 2, 2018 at which stage 20 more witnesses could be called to testify.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Report Shows How Paia Is Being Undermined

[R2K] Year after year, the Access to Information Network’s Shadow Report on the state of access to information in South Africa has demonstrated poor levels of compliance with the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 by government, state-owned e…

[R2K] Year after year, the Access to Information Network's Shadow Report on the state of access to information in South Africa has demonstrated poor levels of compliance with the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 by government, state-owned entities (SoEs) and private companies. Today the Access to Information Network releases its annual Shadow report for 2017, again showing that compliance levels with PAIA remain dismal, despite PAIA having been in operation for 16 years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Sevens Eager to Start Season With Bang

[News24Wire] The South African Sevens team contesting the Oktoberfest 7s in Munich, Germany this weekend is keen to start the season on a positive note and set the tone for the remainder of the world calendar.

[News24Wire] The South African Sevens team contesting the Oktoberfest 7s in Munich, Germany this weekend is keen to start the season on a positive note and set the tone for the remainder of the world calendar.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bulls Shake Up Loose Trio for WP Derby

[News24Wire] Loose forwards Tim Agaba and Marco van Staden will earn first starts in a revamped Blue Bulls loose trio that will face Western Province in their Currie Cup derby match at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday (14:30 kick-off).

[News24Wire] Loose forwards Tim Agaba and Marco van Staden will earn first starts in a revamped Blue Bulls loose trio that will face Western Province in their Currie Cup derby match at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday (14:30 kick-off).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Science and Technology On Indigenous Knowledge for Future Research, Development and Innovation

[Govt of SA] South Africa is home to almost 10% of the world’s known plant species and 15% of all known coastal marine species. The country’s rich biodiversity has given it a scientific competitive edge in the sphere of indigenous knowledge systems (IKS).

[Govt of SA] South Africa is home to almost 10% of the world's known plant species and 15% of all known coastal marine species. The country's rich biodiversity has given it a scientific competitive edge in the sphere of indigenous knowledge systems (IKS).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water and Sanitation On Dam Level in Free State

[Govt of SA] Dam levels in the Free State reflect a decrease from 80.8% last week to 79.8% this week. According to the Department of Water and Sanitation dam levels report, water level appear to be going down on daily basis thus justifying both behavio…

[Govt of SA] Dam levels in the Free State reflect a decrease from 80.8% last week to 79.8% this week. According to the Department of Water and Sanitation dam levels report, water level appear to be going down on daily basis thus justifying both behavioural changes in water use and demand management. By both water users either, using water for industrial purpose or domestic purpose.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mpumalanga Culture, Sport and Recreation Celebrates Heritage Month Village in Kwa-Mhlanga, 29 Sept

[Govt of SA] Struggle Heroes Commemorated through Time Travel Methodology, a Collaboration by Freedom Park and The Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation

[Govt of SA] Struggle Heroes Commemorated through Time Travel Methodology, a Collaboration by Freedom Park and The Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation

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Parliament’s Preparatory Constitutive Meeting Ends

[ANGOP] Luanda -The preparatory constitutive meeting of the fourth legislature of the National Assembly (AN) ended at 10:45 a.m (Thursday) in Luanda, under the guidance of the outgoing Parliament Speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The preparatory constitutive meeting of the fourth legislature of the National Assembly (AN) ended at 10:45 a.m (Thursday) in Luanda, under the guidance of the outgoing Parliament Speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola