Refilwe Housing Project to Give Dignity to Beneficiaries

[News24Wire] Project Tirane, a R161m housing project in Refilwe township in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, will help dismantle the legacy of townships and give residents dignity, said Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.

[News24Wire] Project Tirane, a R161m housing project in Refilwe township in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, will help dismantle the legacy of townships and give residents dignity, said Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘People’s Tribunal’ Set Up to Hear Evidence On Arms Trade Corruption

[Daily Maverick] Civil society organisations on Wednesday announced a People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime to be held in Johannesburg in November. The state’s not willing to act, but someone has to. Such tribunals have been successful before and this on…

[Daily Maverick] Civil society organisations on Wednesday announced a People's Tribunal on Economic Crime to be held in Johannesburg in November. The state's not willing to act, but someone has to. Such tribunals have been successful before and this one could provide a record of evidence for future leaders to prosecute the corrupt. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Electricity Theft – Kliptown ‘Hero’ Brings Light to Forgotten Community

[Daily Maverick] Sparks sits in his shack in an informal settlement in Kliptown smoking a pipe with his friends. Just above his head a tangle of wires snakes out of the shack in all directions, a veritable distribution board supplying power to hundreds…

[Daily Maverick] Sparks sits in his shack in an informal settlement in Kliptown smoking a pipe with his friends. Just above his head a tangle of wires snakes out of the shack in all directions, a veritable distribution board supplying power to hundreds of residents of one of Johannesburg's oldest townships. His connections are illegal but it's the only way residents here can access electricity. By BHEKI C SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Elgar, Siboto Give Titans Command

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar registered his 33rd first-class century as the Titans took a big step towards victory after three days of their season-opening Sunfoil Series encounter against the Dolphins at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar registered his 33rd first-class century as the Titans took a big step towards victory after three days of their season-opening Sunfoil Series encounter against the Dolphins at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Followers Allegedly Punish Disabled Critics

[CAJ News] Harare -Supporters of President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF are accused of brutalising disabled opposition followers ahead of elections scheduled for next year. Disabled people that choose to support the opposition are at risk of political vio…

[CAJ News] Harare -Supporters of President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF are accused of brutalising disabled opposition followers ahead of elections scheduled for next year. Disabled people that choose to support the opposition are at risk of political violence such as harassment, sexual assault, physical assault, intimidation, physical and emotional torture, malicious injury to property, abduction and arson.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Record-Setting Knights in Control Against Cobras

[News24Wire] Rudi Second, Werner Coetsee, Hashim Amla and Justin Ontong all scored unbeaten centuries on day three of the Sunfoil Series clash between the Knights and Cape Cobras at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein where the hosts closed in a strong p…

[News24Wire] Rudi Second, Werner Coetsee, Hashim Amla and Justin Ontong all scored unbeaten centuries on day three of the Sunfoil Series clash between the Knights and Cape Cobras at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein where the hosts closed in a strong position on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa