Nehawu to Go On Strike At Unisa Tomorrow

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is going on strike tomorrow [Wednesday January 17, 2018] at the University of South Africa [Unisa] after deadlocked wage negotiations between the national union and university m…

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] is going on strike tomorrow [Wednesday January 17, 2018] at the University of South Africa [Unisa] after deadlocked wage negotiations between the national union and university management.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sassagate – Two Steps Forward, One Back, As CPs Demands Payment for ‘Breach of Contract’

[Daily Maverick] In a race against time, and as Sassa acting CEO Pearl Bhengu filed the agency’s fourth report to the Constitutional Court regarding progress on the future payment of social grants, it has emerged that Cash Paymaster Services demanded R…

[Daily Maverick] In a race against time, and as Sassa acting CEO Pearl Bhengu filed the agency's fourth report to the Constitutional Court regarding progress on the future payment of social grants, it has emerged that Cash Paymaster Services demanded R1.3-billion from the embattled agency. The disputed amount - since reduced to around R800 million - was for an alleged breach of the terms of social grant payment contracts in five regions dating back to 2006. Meanwhile, while the latest report by Sassa to the court indicates

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ANC’s Internal Politics Led to Killing of Umzimkhulu Councillor, Moerane Commission Hears

[News24Wire] Some people within the ANC in Umzimkhulu were not happy that slain Umzimkulu municipality councillor Mduduzi Tshibase served as a proportional representation (PR) councillor after serving as a ward councillor for two consecutive terms, the…

[News24Wire] Some people within the ANC in Umzimkhulu were not happy that slain Umzimkulu municipality councillor Mduduzi Tshibase served as a proportional representation (PR) councillor after serving as a ward councillor for two consecutive terms, the Moerane Commission heard on Tuesday.

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Two Suspects Nabbed for Rhino Poaching

[SAPS] Two suspects are due to appear in the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court today (Tuesday, 16 January 2018) after they were arrested for alleged rhino poaching during a multidisciplinary operation involving field rangers, visible policing members and the…

[SAPS] Two suspects are due to appear in the Lenyenye Magistrate's Court today (Tuesday, 16 January 2018) after they were arrested for alleged rhino poaching during a multidisciplinary operation involving field rangers, visible policing members and the Giyani Cluster K9 unit officers on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Storm Damages Oshikoto Police Headquarters

[New Era] Omuthiya -A storm over the weekend caused extensive damage to the administration block of the Oshikoto police headquarters in Omuthiya, causing some walls to collapse and parts of the building left hanging.

[New Era] Omuthiya -A storm over the weekend caused extensive damage to the administration block of the Oshikoto police headquarters in Omuthiya, causing some walls to collapse and parts of the building left hanging.

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Cosatu Welcomes the Freezing of the Assets of the Gupta Linked Companies Mckinsey and Trillian

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the freezing of the assets of Gupta linked companies McKinsey and Trillian. This issuing of the preservative orders to the Assets Forfeiture Unit is long overdue and we hope this action combi…

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the freezing of the assets of Gupta linked companies McKinsey and Trillian. This issuing of the preservative orders to the Assets Forfeiture Unit is long overdue and we hope this action combined with the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture ,will signify the beginning of the end of the Gupta patronage network that has wreaked havoc on our economy.

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Tropical Cyclone in Mauritius Causes Air Seychelles to Cancel Flights

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national airline, has cancelled its flight to Mauritius for Thursday, January 18 due to tropical cyclone ‘Berguitta’, a communiqué stated.

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national airline, has cancelled its flight to Mauritius for Thursday, January 18 due to tropical cyclone 'Berguitta', a communiqué stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Foreign Exchange Sale Rises Slightly At Bank Reserve Auction

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan National Bank Reserve (BNA) conducted on Tuesday the second foreign exchange sale auction this year, which recorded a slight rise in the price with one EURO being auctioned at AKZ 248, 77 and one US Dollar at 202, 6 Angolan …

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan National Bank Reserve (BNA) conducted on Tuesday the second foreign exchange sale auction this year, which recorded a slight rise in the price with one EURO being auctioned at AKZ 248, 77 and one US Dollar at 202, 6 Angolan Kwanzas.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Man Busted for Stealing Vodacom Tower Batteries

[SAPS] Hlanganani -The police in Hlanganani have arrested a 26-year-old suspect for the possession of suspected stolen property after he was found in possession of sixteen (16) Vodacom Tower batteries worth approximately R160 000 in the early hours of …

[SAPS] Hlanganani -The police in Hlanganani have arrested a 26-year-old suspect for the possession of suspected stolen property after he was found in possession of sixteen (16) Vodacom Tower batteries worth approximately R160 000 in the early hours of today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa