Child Murders – South Africa’s Preventable Tragedy

[Daily Maverick] In the Western Cape, child murders have dominated the news over the past few months. These brutal killings of defenceless children have understandably caused much outrage and civil society organisations have called for decisive action …

[Daily Maverick] In the Western Cape, child murders have dominated the news over the past few months. These brutal killings of defenceless children have understandably caused much outrage and civil society organisations have called for decisive action by the Western Cape Government, in particular for a commission of inquiry to stem the tide of these killings. However, is a commission of inquiry an appropriate response when we know enough about this problem to take action now? By SHANAAZ MATHEWS and LORNA MARTIN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Smuts Century Leads Way for Warriors

[News24Wire] New Warriors captain Jon-Jon Smuts completed a ninth career century to give his side control of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the Highveld Lions at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] New Warriors captain Jon-Jon Smuts completed a ninth career century to give his side control of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the Highveld Lions at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crocodile Rearer Firm’s Net Income Doubles

[The Source] Padenga Holdings on Thursday said its net income doubled to $4,05 million in the six months to June from $2 million in the comparable period last year on the back of fair value adjustments on biological assets.

[The Source] Padenga Holdings on Thursday said its net income doubled to $4,05 million in the six months to June from $2 million in the comparable period last year on the back of fair value adjustments on biological assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Broken Lifts and Stairs for Commuters With Wheelchairs

[GroundUp] There is no time frame on when railway stations in Cape Town will be universally accessible, but they will be upgraded says Metrorail. The trains themselves will only be fully accessible for wheelchair users in two to three years.

[GroundUp] There is no time frame on when railway stations in Cape Town will be universally accessible, but they will be upgraded says Metrorail. The trains themselves will only be fully accessible for wheelchair users in two to three years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa