More Hermanus Protesters Released On Bail

[GroundUp] Another 17 people arrested during recent housing protests were released on bail in Hermanus on Wednesday, according to community leader Sicelo Gxamesi. One paid bail of R500; the other 16 paid R300 each.

[GroundUp] Another 17 people arrested during recent housing protests were released on bail in Hermanus on Wednesday, according to community leader Sicelo Gxamesi. One paid bail of R500; the other 16 paid R300 each.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Current Sex Pest Teachers Can Evade New Sace Police Clearance Requirement

[DA] The announcement by the South African Council of Educators (SACE) that prospective teachers must provide a police clearance certificate before they can be registered will help in addressing the failures in the vetting of teachers.

[DA] The announcement by the South African Council of Educators (SACE) that prospective teachers must provide a police clearance certificate before they can be registered will help in addressing the failures in the vetting of teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Sassa Cards to Be Launched Countrywide in May

[GroundUp] The first batch of new South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) grant payment cards were distributed in Worcester on Tuesday. The new cards were also distributed to small groups of beneficiaries in eight other locations in the country.

[GroundUp] The first batch of new South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) grant payment cards were distributed in Worcester on Tuesday. The new cards were also distributed to small groups of beneficiaries in eight other locations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA to Request Declaratory Statement From Eskom On Coal Crisis

[DA] The DA will write to the Eskom board to request a declaratory statement on the state of the power utility’s current coal supply which is reportedly sitting below 2008 levels.

[DA] The DA will write to the Eskom board to request a declaratory statement on the state of the power utility's current coal supply which is reportedly sitting below 2008 levels.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Village in the Dark Since the Dawn of Democracy

[GroundUp] Established in 1993, the small village of Phelandaba has been waiting for electricity for more than 24 years, ever since South Africa’s first democratic elections.

[GroundUp] Established in 1993, the small village of Phelandaba has been waiting for electricity for more than 24 years, ever since South Africa's first democratic elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa Commences Day Two of Working Visit in London

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa will today commence the second day, 18 April 2018, of his working visit to London by addressing the African Leaders’ Roundtable of the Commonwealth Business Forum.

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa will today commence the second day, 18 April 2018, of his working visit to London by addressing the African Leaders' Roundtable of the Commonwealth Business Forum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Looking for Shortcut to Get Rid of Me – De Lille

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has slammed the Democratic Alliance for wanting “to get rid” of her “as soon as possible”, after its federal executive gave the go-ahead to a request to table a motion of no confidence against her.

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has slammed the Democratic Alliance for wanting "to get rid" of her "as soon as possible", after its federal executive gave the go-ahead to a request to table a motion of no confidence against her.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa