Security Guards Queue for Days to Renew Certificates

[GroundUp] Hundreds of people including mothers with small children are sleeping on the street outside the Western Cape offices of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira). They have been queueing for days in order to renew their secu…

[GroundUp] Hundreds of people including mothers with small children are sleeping on the street outside the Western Cape offices of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira). They have been queueing for days in order to renew their security officer certificates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Be Dismayed By Roadblocks – Charamba

[The Herald] Police Spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba has urged the public not to be dismayed by the resurfacing of the roadblocks saying Government has put in place drastic measures to curb corruption and harassment of motori…

[The Herald] Police Spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba has urged the public not to be dismayed by the resurfacing of the roadblocks saying Government has put in place drastic measures to curb corruption and harassment of motorists by traffic cops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Robbers Pounce On Mugabe Daughter’s Mansion

[The Herald] Three armed robbers stormed a construction site in Umwisdale, which is believed to belong to Bona Mugabe, and manhandled a police officer on duty before fleeing with items worth $4 800.

[The Herald] Three armed robbers stormed a construction site in Umwisdale, which is believed to belong to Bona Mugabe, and manhandled a police officer on duty before fleeing with items worth $4 800.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Residents Want Sewerage System Because Pit Toilets Are Full

[GroundUp] Residents in the “encane” (small) area of Imbali Unit 18 outside Pietermaritzburg say the pit toilets they use were built in 1985. They are now full and broken. Residents told GroundUp they have raised the matter with the current and previou…

[GroundUp] Residents in the "encane" (small) area of Imbali Unit 18 outside Pietermaritzburg say the pit toilets they use were built in 1985. They are now full and broken. Residents told GroundUp they have raised the matter with the current and previous ward councillors but to no avail.

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Sassa – New Cash Payments Service Provider Only Ready By July

[News24Wire] The search for a new service provider to assist the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) with cash payments of social grants will only be in place by July, MPs have heard.

[News24Wire] The search for a new service provider to assist the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) with cash payments of social grants will only be in place by July, MPs have heard.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party Bans Former Minister Chidhakwa

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Mashonaland West Province has served the former Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa with a 14 day prohibition order barring him from carrying out any party activities. In a letter to Cde Chidhakwa dated March 12,…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Mashonaland West Province has served the former Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa with a 14 day prohibition order barring him from carrying out any party activities. In a letter to Cde Chidhakwa dated March 12, 2018, Mashonaland West Province Disciplinary Committee chairperson Cde Keith Guzah said Cde Chidhakwa was engaging the G40 cabal and working to undermine the President Mnangagwa led administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Top UN Envoy Visits

[The Herald] A top United Nations Development Programmes Administrator and vice chair of the UN Development Group Mr Achim Steiner is visiting the country tomorrow and is expected to meet President Mnangagwa. He is on a three-day visit. This is the fir…

[The Herald] A top United Nations Development Programmes Administrator and vice chair of the UN Development Group Mr Achim Steiner is visiting the country tomorrow and is expected to meet President Mnangagwa. He is on a three-day visit. This is the first visit to Zimbabwe by a top UN official since the end of Mr Robert Mugabe's era.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe