Fake News Poses Threat to Mainstream Media – Minister

[News24Wire] While the jury is still out on what exactly constitutes “fake news”, the peddling of untruths is not a new phenomenon in South Africa, and the fourth estate needs to work harder than ever to prove its credibility.

[News24Wire] While the jury is still out on what exactly constitutes "fake news", the peddling of untruths is not a new phenomenon in South Africa, and the fourth estate needs to work harder than ever to prove its credibility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blitzboks Give Back in Trophy Roadshow

[News24Wire] The Springbok Sevens team delivered inspirational messages to pupils at Grey College and Willem Postma Primary School in Bloemfontein, Hentie Cilliers High School in Virginia and Riebeekstad High School in Riebeekstad, while also spending …

[News24Wire] The Springbok Sevens team delivered inspirational messages to pupils at Grey College and Willem Postma Primary School in Bloemfontein, Hentie Cilliers High School in Virginia and Riebeekstad High School in Riebeekstad, while also spending some time with rugby players and administrators at the Harmony Sports School outside Virginia during a roadshow in Free State province on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Organisers Commit to Staging 2017 Berg

[News24Wire] The organisers of the Berg River Canoe Marathon have moved to reassure paddlers that the event will go ahead, despite the crippling drought that is gripping the Western Cape.

[News24Wire] The organisers of the Berg River Canoe Marathon have moved to reassure paddlers that the event will go ahead, despite the crippling drought that is gripping the Western Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Power to Be Restored to Major Parts of Pretoria East Soon

[News24Wire] Despite reports that large parts in the east of Pretoria would remain in darkness for the next five days following a fire that engulfed the Mooikloof 132KV substation on Tuesday, the City of Tshwane has said power will be restored by midni…

[News24Wire] Despite reports that large parts in the east of Pretoria would remain in darkness for the next five days following a fire that engulfed the Mooikloof 132KV substation on Tuesday, the City of Tshwane has said power will be restored by midnight on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Right to Report On Karabo Mokoena Case Must Be Respected, Says Lawyer

[News24Wire] Media lawyer Dario Milo has told News24 that the ruling made by Magistrate Carel Labuschagne is incorrect, saying media ought to have been allowed to report on the bail application of Sandile Mantsoe on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] Media lawyer Dario Milo has told News24 that the ruling made by Magistrate Carel Labuschagne is incorrect, saying media ought to have been allowed to report on the bail application of Sandile Mantsoe on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CSA Launches 2017 National Academy Programme

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has launched this year’s National Academy Programme for the selected men’s and women’s squads inspired by the results achieved by last year’s intake.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has launched this year's National Academy Programme for the selected men's and women's squads inspired by the results achieved by last year's intake.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Devil Made Karabo Mokoena’s God-Fearing Ex Do It – Church Members

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority has defended a magistrate’s ruling which has barred the media from reporting on the “sensitive” details emerging in the bail application of Sandile Mantsoe.

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority has defended a magistrate's ruling which has barred the media from reporting on the "sensitive" details emerging in the bail application of Sandile Mantsoe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Orders Ifeanyi Ubah’s ‘Release’

[Premium Times] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged “economic sabotage”.

[Premium Times] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged "economic sabotage".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wrangle Simmers in Mabanga Case

[Daily News] Another global gas exploration company, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS), has shifted blame to its partner, Ophir Energy PLC, over claims by Tanzanian businessman Moto Mabanga having been frog-matched in his own established gas exploration deal wor…

[Daily News] Another global gas exploration company, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS), has shifted blame to its partner, Ophir Energy PLC, over claims by Tanzanian businessman Moto Mabanga having been frog-matched in his own established gas exploration deal worth over 13tril/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania