Small Business Development Committee Visits KZN

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development will this week (30 January to 3 February 2017) conduct oversight in KwaZulu-Natal, visiting various primary cooperatives and municipalities in the province.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development will this week (30 January to 3 February 2017) conduct oversight in KwaZulu-Natal, visiting various primary cooperatives and municipalities in the province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Officers Honoured for Bravery

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The country’s men and women in blue have been honoured for their bravery, hard work, dedication in the fight against crime and commitment to serving all communities in South Africa.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The country's men and women in blue have been honoured for their bravery, hard work, dedication in the fight against crime and commitment to serving all communities in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2017 Australian Open – Some Romantic Relief From Our Alt-Reality

[Daily Maverick] If the year that we cannot name was the proverbial poop hitting the fan, the first 30 days of January have already shown that 2017 will be when the above-mentioned splatters in all directions. Global democratic politics have graduated …

[Daily Maverick] If the year that we cannot name was the proverbial poop hitting the fan, the first 30 days of January have already shown that 2017 will be when the above-mentioned splatters in all directions. Global democratic politics have graduated to the incredulous levels that many South Africans feel entitled to claim a monopoly over. But for tennis fans, at least, the past two weeks have culminated in welcome relief from a news cycle besieged with xenophobic bans and un-neighbourly brick laying. By STYLI CHARALAMBOU

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why ‘Grandpa’ Mugabe Must Retire

[Zimbabwe Standard] Last week President Robert Mugabe’s former vocal supporter Julius Malema launched a scathing attack on the soon to be 93-year-old leader, saying he has overstayed in power.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Last week President Robert Mugabe's former vocal supporter Julius Malema launched a scathing attack on the soon to be 93-year-old leader, saying he has overstayed in power.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finance Minister Hits Back at Gupta Company in Court Papers

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has accused the Gupta family and its associates of launching an organised campaign against National Treasury and himself, according to court papers filed on Monday.

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has accused the Gupta family and its associates of launching an organised campaign against National Treasury and himself, according to court papers filed on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sevens’ Seven Talking Points – Blitzboks Triumph At the World Series in Wellington

[Daily Maverick] The Blitzboks won their second tournament of the World Series Sevens this season after a clinical weekend when they beat Fiji twice. Seabelo Senatla became the country’s leading try-scorer and the defence put on another textbook displa…

[Daily Maverick] The Blitzboks won their second tournament of the World Series Sevens this season after a clinical weekend when they beat Fiji twice. Seabelo Senatla became the country's leading try-scorer and the defence put on another textbook display on how to do it right. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks seven talking points from the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

University Lecturers Dismiss Reports of Rift Over Pay

[Zimbabwe Standard] NATIONAL University of Science and Technology (Nust) lecturers have dismissed reports that they are at loggerheads with the institution’s management over allowances, saying they had no plans to go on strike.

[Zimbabwe Standard] NATIONAL University of Science and Technology (Nust) lecturers have dismissed reports that they are at loggerheads with the institution's management over allowances, saying they had no plans to go on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe