WP Mourns Passing of Long-Serving George Van Oordt

[News24Wire] The sorrowing Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) received hundreds of social media messages as the cricket fraternity went into collective mourning after the sudden passing of George van Oordt .

[News24Wire] The sorrowing Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) received hundreds of social media messages as the cricket fraternity went into collective mourning after the sudden passing of George van Oordt .

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Minister Must Set an Example When It Comes to Belt-Tightening

[DA] The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, who is responsible for implementing cost containment measures, and who is likely to announce tax increases given the massive budget hole, should be setting an example when it comes to belt-tightening in Sout…

[DA] The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, who is responsible for implementing cost containment measures, and who is likely to announce tax increases given the massive budget hole, should be setting an example when it comes to belt-tightening in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Land Claims – Parliament Begins Process to Reopen Window to Lodge Claims

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on rural development and land reform on Thursday began discussions on a private members’ amendment bill to reopen the window for citizens to lodge land claims.

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on rural development and land reform on Thursday began discussions on a private members' amendment bill to reopen the window for citizens to lodge land claims.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Witch Hunt or Law Breakers? Unpacking the City of Cape Town’s Anti-Crime Unit Saga

[News24Wire] A formal criminal complaint should be lodged against metro police officers, or special investigators, from the City of Cape Town, if they overstepped the line and did investigative work outside of their mandate, according to Police Ministe…

[News24Wire] A formal criminal complaint should be lodged against metro police officers, or special investigators, from the City of Cape Town, if they overstepped the line and did investigative work outside of their mandate, according to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Millions in Fertiliser Debts From Joyce Banda’s Administration Dog Malawi Government

[Daily Maverick] Former Malawi president Joyce Banda’s controversial Farm Input Loan Programme continues to be a millstone around the neck of the current government, with about $62-million (46-billion kwacha) still owed to four foreign fertiliser suppl…

[Daily Maverick] Former Malawi president Joyce Banda's controversial Farm Input Loan Programme continues to be a millstone around the neck of the current government, with about $62-million (46-billion kwacha) still owed to four foreign fertiliser suppliers three years after the programme was scrapped. By Wongani Msowoya for AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Boks Shock With Pack Changes for All Blacks

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for their Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Newlands on Saturday. Lood de Jager earns a start at lock, while Pieter-Steph du Toit moves from lock to blindside flank to giv…

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for their Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Newlands on Saturday. Lood de Jager earns a start at lock, while Pieter-Steph du Toit moves from lock to blindside flank to give the Springboks more lineout options - both on attack and defence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cosatu Northern Cape Condemns the Unbecoming Behaviour of Mr Frans Wessels and Call for the Boycott of Lemon Tree Restaurant in Kimberley

[COSATU] This owner of Lemon Tree charged and hauled an employee before a disciplinary hearing for being fifteen minutes late ,after a bus she was travelling on was delayed at a stop and Go between Kimberley and Ritchie. The disciplinary hearing was in…

[COSATU] This owner of Lemon Tree charged and hauled an employee before a disciplinary hearing for being fifteen minutes late ,after a bus she was travelling on was delayed at a stop and Go between Kimberley and Ritchie. The disciplinary hearing was initiated by Frans Wessels ,who is known for dismissing workers for less serious offenses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lover Killer Hears Fate

[Namibian] A woman who allegedly shot and killed her German boyfriend in Windhoek’s Southern Industrial Area in May 2011 will hear her fate in the regional court today.

[Namibian] A woman who allegedly shot and killed her German boyfriend in Windhoek's Southern Industrial Area in May 2011 will hear her fate in the regional court today.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia