President Jacob Zuma Returns From African Union Summit in Ethiopia

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has returned to Pretoria, after concluding his Working Visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia where he attended the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union…

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has returned to Pretoria, after concluding his Working Visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia where he attended the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, held under the theme "Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Back to Basics for Blitzboks in Sydney

[News24Wire] Winning in Wellington for the first time since 2002 did leave smiles on the faces of the Springbok Sevens team, but the sweet feeling of victory will turn sour very quickly if the Blitzboks fail to perform at this weekend’s Sydney Sevens, …

[News24Wire] Winning in Wellington for the first time since 2002 did leave smiles on the faces of the Springbok Sevens team, but the sweet feeling of victory will turn sour very quickly if the Blitzboks fail to perform at this weekend's Sydney Sevens, the fourth instalment of the 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens Series.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Mpumalanga Men Arrested On Charges Relating to Rhino Poaching

[SAPS] Pretoria -This week during an intelligence-driven operation, a South African Police National Intervention Team arrested six Mpumalanga men in connection with a spate of rhino poaching cases in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve.

[SAPS] Pretoria -This week during an intelligence-driven operation, a South African Police National Intervention Team arrested six Mpumalanga men in connection with a spate of rhino poaching cases in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve.

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Primary School Children Among 17 Injured in KZN Accident

[News24Wire] About 17 people, mostly primary school children, were injured in an accident between a minibus taxi and a car near KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

[News24Wire] About 17 people, mostly primary school children, were injured in an accident between a minibus taxi and a car near KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

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North West Legislature Holds Oversight Meeting Over Merger of Ventersdorp and Tlokwe Local Municipalities, 1 Feb

[SA Govt] North West Legislature Committee on Local Government to meet department and NW405 Municipality over merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp Municipalities

[SA Govt] North West Legislature Committee on Local Government to meet department and NW405 Municipality over merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp Municipalities

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Police Week Long Swoop Leads to 1200 Arrests in Eastern Cape

[SAPS] King Williams Town -An integrated province wide crime fighting operation between various state organs and local municipality has dealt a hard blow to the criminals and their plans to render the province lawless.

[SAPS] King Williams Town -An integrated province wide crime fighting operation between various state organs and local municipality has dealt a hard blow to the criminals and their plans to render the province lawless.

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Committee Expresses Sympathy for Arson Attack On MEC’s Home

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has expressed sympathy for the North West Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Education and Sport Development, Mr Jonas Sello Lehari, whose family home in Moeka Villag…

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has expressed sympathy for the North West Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Education and Sport Development, Mr Jonas Sello Lehari, whose family home in Moeka Village, north of Pretoria, was burnt by community members earlier in the week.

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Morocco Wrong-Foots Its African Critics

[Daily Maverick] The continued denial of “self determination” for the Sahrawis is a central argument of the 15 member states who voted against Morocco’s readmission to the African Union. By TERENCE MCNAMEE, GREG MILLS AND J PETER PHAM.

[Daily Maverick] The continued denial of "self determination" for the Sahrawis is a central argument of the 15 member states who voted against Morocco's readmission to the African Union. By TERENCE MCNAMEE, GREG MILLS AND J PETER PHAM.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

AU’s ICC Withdrawal – DA Condemns ANC’s Lack of Commitment to Human Rights

[DA] It is shameful and condemnable that South Africa set the precedent for the AU resolution for a ‘collective’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

[DA] It is shameful and condemnable that South Africa set the precedent for the AU resolution for a 'collective' withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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