Committee Questions Legality of Gigaba’s SAA Bailout

[Notes from the House] The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, Yunus Carrim, wants the Auditor General to decide on the legality of the recent South African Airways (SAA) bailout.

[Notes from the House] The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, Yunus Carrim, wants the Auditor General to decide on the legality of the recent South African Airways (SAA) bailout.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Robben Island Powered By Solar Mini-Grid

[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says the launch of a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid plant at Robben Island is the first step in turning the world heritage site green.

[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says the launch of a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid plant at Robben Island is the first step in turning the world heritage site green.

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Susan Rohde’s Bruise Was From a Handstand Fall – Defence

[News24Wire] The defence in the murder trial of Johannesburg businessman Jason Rohde claims that his wife Susan, whom he is accused of murdering, injured her thigh while doing a handstand.

[News24Wire] The defence in the murder trial of Johannesburg businessman Jason Rohde claims that his wife Susan, whom he is accused of murdering, injured her thigh while doing a handstand.

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Zuma Appoints Loyalists – Hands Off the SABC!

[R2K] Noting that the delay in appointing a permanent board for the SABC board was unlawful, unconstitutional, and tantamount to undermining the National Assembly, R2K notes with concern that Zuma has appointed loyalists to lead the SABC board. Zuma’s …

[R2K] Noting that the delay in appointing a permanent board for the SABC board was unlawful, unconstitutional, and tantamount to undermining the National Assembly, R2K notes with concern that Zuma has appointed loyalists to lead the SABC board. Zuma's Chairperson, Bongumusa Makhathini, is currently the Chairperson of one of the Zuma family's foundations (Ngema-Zuma Foundation). Makhatini's Deputy Chair, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, whilst she was part of the interim Board that did a sterling job, is a close associate

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NGO With ‘Appalling’ Conditions Testifies On #LifeEsidimeni Saga

[News24Wire] The CEO of one of the NGOs where 11 mental health patients died has insisted her institution took care of them, despite a damning report by the health ombudsman saying otherwise.

[News24Wire] The CEO of one of the NGOs where 11 mental health patients died has insisted her institution took care of them, despite a damning report by the health ombudsman saying otherwise.

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Moore, Ackermann Earn Warriors Fighting Draw

[News24Wire] Colin Ackermann and Eddie Moore both hit final-day tons as the Warriors earned a battling Sunfoil Series draw against the Cape Cobras at Newlands in Cape Town on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Colin Ackermann and Eddie Moore both hit final-day tons as the Warriors earned a battling Sunfoil Series draw against the Cape Cobras at Newlands in Cape Town on Thursday.

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Soccer – Gambia National Women U-17 Team Return Home

[The Point] The Gambia national women U-17 team on Tuesday 17 October 2017 returned home after beating their West African counterparts, Sierra Leone in the 2017 FIFA women world cup preliminary 1st leg qualifiers.

[The Point] The Gambia national women U-17 team on Tuesday 17 October 2017 returned home after beating their West African counterparts, Sierra Leone in the 2017 FIFA women world cup preliminary 1st leg qualifiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia