Trainspotter – The End of Law, the End of Democracy

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, hounded by 783 corruption charges and saved by the immunity conferred on him by his office, will do anything to stay out of jail. South Africa’s fate depends on how this existential nightmare is resolved. This cou…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, hounded by 783 corruption charges and saved by the immunity conferred on him by his office, will do anything to stay out of jail. South Africa's fate depends on how this existential nightmare is resolved. This country is always five minutes to midnight. Another minute is about to tick by. RICHARD POPLAK watches the clock.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Faith Mazibuko Opens Evaton North Community Library, 22 Sept

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko will officially open the Evaton North community library on Friday, 22 September 2017. The library will be transferred to the Emfuleni Local Municipality ahead of offic…

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko will officially open the Evaton North community library on Friday, 22 September 2017. The library will be transferred to the Emfuleni Local Municipality ahead of officially beginning operations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Early Bird Surry Leads At St Francis Links

[News24Wire] England’s Steve Surry got a little carried away with his birdie putt on the final hole in the first round on Thursday of the Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links, but he still carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead.

[News24Wire] England's Steve Surry got a little carried away with his birdie putt on the final hole in the first round on Thursday of the Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links, but he still carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Surveillance Stats Reveal Spooks’ Cell Phone Bonanza

[R2K] Where were you on this day exactly five years ago? Did you make any phone calls? Send any text messages? And how would you feel if you knew MTN, Vodacom, or whichever network provider you use, still has logs of who you contacted that day, how lon…

[R2K] Where were you on this day exactly five years ago? Did you make any phone calls? Send any text messages? And how would you feel if you knew MTN, Vodacom, or whichever network provider you use, still has logs of who you contacted that day, how long you spoke, and where each of you was when the conversation happened? And of every phone call or text message you've made or received since?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Makhosi Khoza Resignation Proof That the ANC Cannot and Will Not Self-Correct

[DA] The DA notes Makhosi Khoza’s announcement today that she has quit the ANC. Her decision to leave the ruling party is further proof, form one of its own members, that the ANC cannot self-correct.

[DA] The DA notes Makhosi Khoza's announcement today that she has quit the ANC. Her decision to leave the ruling party is further proof, form one of its own members, that the ANC cannot self-correct.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mixed Reaction From Real Estate Industry to Sarb Decision

[News24Wire] The decision by the SA Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% received a mixed reaction from the real estate sector.

[News24Wire] The decision by the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% received a mixed reaction from the real estate sector.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

10 Women From Kenya, Rwanda to Represent EA At TechWomen

[CIO] Out of more than nearly 4,000 applicants, 10 women from Kenya and Rwanda have been selected to go to the United States to participate in TechWomen, a five-week program that empowers and connects emerging women leaders to create positive impact in…

[CIO] Out of more than nearly 4,000 applicants, 10 women from Kenya and Rwanda have been selected to go to the United States to participate in TechWomen, a five-week program that empowers and connects emerging women leaders to create positive impact in their fields and their societies.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

White Farmers and Communist Party Members Join to Fight Bank Evictions

[GroundUp] An unlikely alliance of white farmers, the SA Communist Party, trade unions and individuals whose homes have been repossessed by the four major banks came together outside the South Gauteng High Court on Friday to call for for a freeze on ev…

[GroundUp] An unlikely alliance of white farmers, the SA Communist Party, trade unions and individuals whose homes have been repossessed by the four major banks came together outside the South Gauteng High Court on Friday to call for for a freeze on evictions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Raid Traumatises Family

[Namibian] A Keetmanshoop man says his wife and three-year-old daughter were traumatised after a police raid on his flat two weeks ago in their search for stock theft suspects.

[Namibian] A Keetmanshoop man says his wife and three-year-old daughter were traumatised after a police raid on his flat two weeks ago in their search for stock theft suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia