Henri Van Breda’s Axe Murder Case – Media Coverage Debated While Trial Postponed

[Daily Maverick] This week, the case of one of South Africa’s most gruesome family murders finally reached the Western Cape High Court – though not for long. In the dock is 21-year-old Henri van Breda, potential heir of a vast family fortune, accused o…

[Daily Maverick] This week, the case of one of South Africa's most gruesome family murders finally reached the Western Cape High Court - though not for long. In the dock is 21-year-old Henri van Breda, potential heir of a vast family fortune, accused of the murder of his parents and older brother, and the attempted murder of his surviving sister Marli. It took police almost 18 months to get a case against Van Breda together, but those impatient for justice will have to wait a little longer. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Mr K’ Was a Wise Counsellor, Stern Critic, Best Friend

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Nelson Mandela Foundation has described the late Ahmed Kathrada, or ‘Mr K’ as he was affectionately known at the foundation, as “our wise counsellor, our stern critic, our best friend”.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Nelson Mandela Foundation has described the late Ahmed Kathrada, or 'Mr K' as he was affectionately known at the foundation, as "our wise counsellor, our stern critic, our best friend".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Earth Hour – Is It a Fad That Desperately Needs Reinvention?

[Daily Maverick] The moral castigation of those who did not take part in Earth Hour for whatever reason shows how the campaign, while perfectly well-meaning at heart, has crossed the bridge from awareness into institutionalised do-goodery.

[Daily Maverick] The moral castigation of those who did not take part in Earth Hour for whatever reason shows how the campaign, while perfectly well-meaning at heart, has crossed the bridge from awareness into institutionalised do-goodery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Learners Encouraged to Study Maths, Science

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has encouraged pupils in George in the Western Cape to study maths and science in order to close South Africa’s skills gap.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has encouraged pupils in George in the Western Cape to study maths and science in order to close South Africa's skills gap.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa