Sewage ‘Spilling Continuously’ Into Butterworth River

[GroundUp] Sewage has been leaking into the Gcuwa River near Butterworth for more than a year, after damage to the pump mechanism caused by illegal electricity connections.

[GroundUp] Sewage has been leaking into the Gcuwa River near Butterworth for more than a year, after damage to the pump mechanism caused by illegal electricity connections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Silicosis – Unpacking the Gold Mines’ Strategy

[GroundUp] The appeal by the country’s biggest gold mining companies against last year’s decision by the South Gauteng High Court to allow sick gold miners to fight for compensation as a group is to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in May.

[GroundUp] The appeal by the country's biggest gold mining companies against last year's decision by the South Gauteng High Court to allow sick gold miners to fight for compensation as a group is to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in May.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over 8 000 Police Vehicles Out of Service

[DA] The DA will submit follow-up questions after a reply to a Parliamentary Question by the DA’s Vusumzi Magwebu MP has revealed that over 8000 police vehicles are currently in repair shops.

[DA] The DA will submit follow-up questions after a reply to a Parliamentary Question by the DA's Vusumzi Magwebu MP has revealed that over 8000 police vehicles are currently in repair shops.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Interim Board Must Hit the Ground Running to Restore Stability

[DA] The DA welcomes the appointment of the SABC Interim Board by the President, and it will have to hit the ground running if it is to restore credibility and good governance at the public broadcaster.

[DA] The DA welcomes the appointment of the SABC Interim Board by the President, and it will have to hit the ground running if it is to restore credibility and good governance at the public broadcaster.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Rebuffs Claims of Interference in Ndebele Case

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Presidency has refuted allegations in Sunday’s City Press that President Jacob Zuma had asked for intervention in the corruption case faced by the former Minister of Transport, S’bu Ndebele.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Presidency has refuted allegations in Sunday's City Press that President Jacob Zuma had asked for intervention in the corruption case faced by the former Minister of Transport, S'bu Ndebele.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unicef Concerned for Director Who Went Missing On Table Mountain

[News24Wire] The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) has confirmed that one of its associate directors had gone missing on Table Mountain this week while on holiday in South Africa.

[News24Wire] The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) has confirmed that one of its associate directors had gone missing on Table Mountain this week while on holiday in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Corpse Phenomenon’ On Greater Scale

[Iwacu] Lifeless bodies are discovered all over the country. Some human rights activists speak of a revival of murderous violence of a political and ethnic nature and count about sixty corpses. For the police, this phenomenon would be linked to vengean…

[Iwacu] Lifeless bodies are discovered all over the country. Some human rights activists speak of a revival of murderous violence of a political and ethnic nature and count about sixty corpses. For the police, this phenomenon would be linked to vengeance, banditry or witchcraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi