Graceless – Mugabe to Visit SA Without First Lady On His Arm

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe is not accompanying her husband to South Africa this week, even though she is covered by diplomatic immunity against recent assault charges in this country. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe is not accompanying her husband to South Africa this week, even though she is covered by diplomatic immunity against recent assault charges in this country. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC KwaZulu-Natal – Time to Sit Down and Find a Negotiated Political Solution

[Daily Maverick] The leadership of the ANC has been in meetings with the party’s KwaZulu-Natal factions for the past two days. After President Jacob Zuma met with former KZN chairperson and premier Senzo Mchunu and his supporters on Monday, the group w…

[Daily Maverick] The leadership of the ANC has been in meetings with the party's KwaZulu-Natal factions for the past two days. After President Jacob Zuma met with former KZN chairperson and premier Senzo Mchunu and his supporters on Monday, the group were confident a compromise could be reached in the troubled province. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Joint Communiqué On XI Bilateral Consultations Between South Africa and Spain

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Lluwelyn Landers, hosted the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain, Mr Ildefonso Castro López, for the 11th Session of the South Africa – Spain Annual Consultations in Pretoria on 29 September 2017.

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Lluwelyn Landers, hosted the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain, Mr Ildefonso Castro López, for the 11th Session of the South Africa - Spain Annual Consultations in Pretoria on 29 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Transport Hosts Stakeholder Walk-About and Physical Scrapping of Old Taxis

[Govt of SA] On Wednesday, 04 October 2017, the Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi will be joined by the Deputy Minister of Transport Ms Sindisiwe Chikunka, the Chief Executive Officer of the Taxi Scrapping Administrator Mr. Visham Naidoo and it…

[Govt of SA] On Wednesday, 04 October 2017, the Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi will be joined by the Deputy Minister of Transport Ms Sindisiwe Chikunka, the Chief Executive Officer of the Taxi Scrapping Administrator Mr. Visham Naidoo and its Executive Officials together with key transport stakeholders and senior government officials during a walk-about and physical scrapping of old taxis, indicating that the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme (TRP) is well on track.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Legal Chaos a Certainty at ANC’s December Conference

[Daily Maverick] Over the weekend the ANC in the Eastern Cape attempted to hold a conference and elect a leader. It was always going to be a highly contested gathering. With just a couple of months to go until the elective conference in December, this …

[Daily Maverick] Over the weekend the ANC in the Eastern Cape attempted to hold a conference and elect a leader. It was always going to be a highly contested gathering. With just a couple of months to go until the elective conference in December, this was to be a weather vane to help us to predict what could happen come year's end. In the end the conference was marred by violence and disruptions. Then, the candidate who supported Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the strongest way won. Then, the delegates who lost lodged

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa