Council Approves Plan to Take Over Cape Town’s Trains

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Brett Herron, Mayco Member for Transportation and Urban Development, presented a business plan to the Cape Town City Council to rescue the train system. The plan was approved by Council and will be presented to the National Depa…

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Brett Herron, Mayco Member for Transportation and Urban Development, presented a business plan to the Cape Town City Council to rescue the train system. The plan was approved by Council and will be presented to the National Department of Transport for further approval.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Currie Cup Final Last Chance to Impress Bok Coach

[News24Wire] Winning the Currie Cup will be the priority for a number of youngsters involved in Saturday’s showdown between the Sharks and Western Province in Durban, but there is also the added incentive of putting in one last big performance to stake…

[News24Wire] Winning the Currie Cup will be the priority for a number of youngsters involved in Saturday's showdown between the Sharks and Western Province in Durban, but there is also the added incentive of putting in one last big performance to stake a claim for Springbok selection.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Add Your Voice to Eskom Tariff Application Request

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is calling on the public to participate in public hearings on Eskom’s revenue application, which get underway next week.

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is calling on the public to participate in public hearings on Eskom's revenue application, which get underway next week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Burundi First Country to Leave International Criminal Court

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi’s pullout takes effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi's pullout takes effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Supreme Court to Hold Sitting Today on Odinga’s Poll Boycott

[Nairobi News] Supreme Court will once again be on focus Friday morning as Jubilee Party seeks to convince the judges that Nasa leaders should be jailed for contempt of court.

[Nairobi News] Supreme Court will once again be on focus Friday morning as Jubilee Party seeks to convince the judges that Nasa leaders should be jailed for contempt of court.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Didier Reynders Opens Seminar On Business and Human Rights in Côte d’Ivoire

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opened this morning, in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid, a seminar on human rights in the private sector. The topic of the seminar was more specifically the prevention and abolition of child labor in the cocoa supply chain. Cocoa is the main export product of Côte d’Ivoire.

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opened this morning, in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid, a seminar on human rights in the private sector. The topic of the seminar was more specifically the prevention and abolition of child labor in the cocoa supply chain. Cocoa is the main export product of Côte d'Ivoire.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire