Public Service Commission Commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day, 8 Dec

[Govt of SA] The Public Service Commission (PSC) in partnership with the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) cordially invite the members of the media to the commemoration of the 2017 Internationa…

[Govt of SA] The Public Service Commission (PSC) in partnership with the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) cordially invite the members of the media to the commemoration of the 2017 International Anti-Corruption Day, under the theme: 'Illicit Financial Flows in Africa and its Impact on Development'. Illicit financial flow is a global problem, which impacts on governance and the economic development of countries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Umalusi Blocks Oversight of Standardisation Meeting On Matric 2017 Results

[DA] The DA wrote to the quality assurance body, Umalusi, to request an invitation to the annual standardisation meeting on the Matric results 2017, but have been denied access to this vital meeting. Umalusi CEO, Dr Mafu Ramoketsi, even went as far as …

[DA] The DA wrote to the quality assurance body, Umalusi, to request an invitation to the annual standardisation meeting on the Matric results 2017, but have been denied access to this vital meeting. Umalusi CEO, Dr Mafu Ramoketsi, even went as far as demanding that we do not contact him directly but that any communication with Umalusi take place through the Minister of Basic Education.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Necsa Losing Millions Daily After Cancer Treatment Production Shut Down

[News24Wire] Since the production line of a radioisotope cancer treatment at Pelindaba nuclear plant was halted in November, the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has been losing about R3.5m every day, a spokesperson said.

[News24Wire] Since the production line of a radioisotope cancer treatment at Pelindaba nuclear plant was halted in November, the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has been losing about R3.5m every day, a spokesperson said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shortcomings of SA Legislation Exposed Through Controversial Shoreline Mining of Alexkor and West Coast Resources

[Daily Maverick] On a remote stretch of South Africa’s west coast, two major diamond-mining companies, Alexkor and West Coast Resources (WCR), have been using a controversial and potentially highly destructive form of shoreline mining. This apparent vi…

[Daily Maverick] On a remote stretch of South Africa's west coast, two major diamond-mining companies, Alexkor and West Coast Resources (WCR), have been using a controversial and potentially highly destructive form of shoreline mining. This apparent violation of environmental laws and regulations has exposed major shortcomings in South Africa's overarching mining legislation. By Micah Reddy for AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stokvel Members Warned On Cash Crime Spree in Tzaneen

[News24Wire] Limpopo police on Wednesday advised stokvel clubs to use electronic banking to distribute their money instead of giving their members cash. The police said this was to prevent robberies that have become prevalent in Tzaneen.

[News24Wire] Limpopo police on Wednesday advised stokvel clubs to use electronic banking to distribute their money instead of giving their members cash. The police said this was to prevent robberies that have become prevalent in Tzaneen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Majaliwa Inspects Renovation of Vice President’s Dodoma Residential Building

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -In what appears to be final preparations ahead of the shift to the new capital, Dodoma, by the government, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday, December 6, inspected what would become temporary residential buildings for…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -In what appears to be final preparations ahead of the shift to the new capital, Dodoma, by the government, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday, December 6, inspected what would become temporary residential buildings for Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Drivers in Standoff With Security Outside Uber Office

[News24Wire] A scheduled feedback session for Uber drivers fearing for their safety took a wrong turn on Tuesday when the company called security, resulting in a standoff outside the Uber offices near the Cape Town International Airport.

[News24Wire] A scheduled feedback session for Uber drivers fearing for their safety took a wrong turn on Tuesday when the company called security, resulting in a standoff outside the Uber offices near the Cape Town International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa