Post Office Urges South Africans to Start Posting Christmas Parcels

[News24Wire] If you want your loved ones living abroad to receive their Christmas parcels on time, then start posting them now, says the South African Post Office.

[News24Wire] If you want your loved ones living abroad to receive their Christmas parcels on time, then start posting them now, says the South African Post Office.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mass Shootings in SA and the U.S. – Why the Killings Will Continue

[Daily Maverick] Both South Africa and the United States experienced mass shootings recently. Eleven young black men were shot and killed in Marikana, Phillipi East, an informal settlement 25km from Cape Town on Friday 29 September; on Sunday 1 October…

[Daily Maverick] Both South Africa and the United States experienced mass shootings recently. Eleven young black men were shot and killed in Marikana, Phillipi East, an informal settlement 25km from Cape Town on Friday 29 September; on Sunday 1 October 59 concert-goers attending a country music festival in Las Vegas were gunned down. While worlds apart, in more ways than one, both mass-shootings have three things in common. By PETER STOREY and ADELE KIRSTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dubai-Bound Man Caught With Over R10-Million Worth of SA and Foreign Currency

[SAPS] Cape Town -A 38-year-old SA citizen was arrested in the Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after he was found with two suit cases filled with cash valued at millions of rand.

[SAPS] Cape Town -A 38-year-old SA citizen was arrested in the Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after he was found with two suit cases filled with cash valued at millions of rand.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

59 Life Esidimeni Patients Unaccounted for, 7 Who Died Remain Unidentified

[News24Wire] Fifty-nine patients who were discharged from Life Esidimeni are still unaccounted for, while seven patients who passed away have not been identified and their families have not been traced.

[News24Wire] Fifty-nine patients who were discharged from Life Esidimeni are still unaccounted for, while seven patients who passed away have not been identified and their families have not been traced.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Health Ministry to Introduce Community Psychiatric Care Services, Dr Husnoo Says

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, announced a shift in mental health care from long-term institution to community-based care through the implementation of community psychiatric care. He made this ann…

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, announced a shift in mental health care from long-term institution to community-based care through the implementation of community psychiatric care. He made this announcement yesterday at the Brown Sequard Mental Health Care Centre (BSMHCC) in Beau Bassin during the launching of activities to mark World Mental Health Day 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

7 Great Events to Have Fun At During Seychelles’ Creole Festival

[Seychelles News Agency] The Creole festival is an annual island-wide party by the Seychellois people to celebrate their roots and traditions. The festival this year is taking place in late October with the official launching on October 20th at the Cre…

[Seychelles News Agency] The Creole festival is an annual island-wide party by the Seychellois people to celebrate their roots and traditions. The festival this year is taking place in late October with the official launching on October 20th at the Creole village in the car park of the International Conference Centre in the capital, Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Basketball – Coach Worried About BIC Basket Draw Delay

[ANGOP] Luanda -The delay in holding the draw for the national senior men’s basketball championship and the consequent release of the game schedule were concerns presented Wednesday in Luanda by 1º de Agosto coach Paulo Macedo, as it hinders the planning of the club.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The delay in holding the draw for the national senior men's basketball championship and the consequent release of the game schedule were concerns presented Wednesday in Luanda by 1º de Agosto coach Paulo Macedo, as it hinders the planning of the club.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Universities Should Promote Indigenous Languages

[ANGOP] Luanda -The universities should promote the recognition of indigenous languages, as a way to enhance the cultural identity of the peoples of each region, said Wednesday in Luanda, university professor Pedro Miguel.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The universities should promote the recognition of indigenous languages, as a way to enhance the cultural identity of the peoples of each region, said Wednesday in Luanda, university professor Pedro Miguel.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Newspaper Hail Mutharika for ‘Pragmatic Approach’ to End Bloodsuckers Saga

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has been commended for breaking his silence to condemn the violence being perpetrated on suspects of bloodsuckers’ saga in Mulanje, Phalomne, Thyolo, Chiradzulu and Nsanje districts and vowing to get to the botto…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has been commended for breaking his silence to condemn the violence being perpetrated on suspects of bloodsuckers' saga in Mulanje, Phalomne, Thyolo, Chiradzulu and Nsanje districts and vowing to get to the bottom of the issue with visits to the affected districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

SADR FM – ‘France Obstructs the Holding of a Referendum On Self-Determination in Western Sahara’

[SPS] Algiers (Algeria) -Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, member of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), said today at a press conference in the Algerian capital, Alg…

[SPS] Algiers (Algeria) -Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, member of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), said today at a press conference in the Algerian capital, Algiers, that "France is obstructing the holding of a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara," adding that the same country "prevents through the Security Council that MINURSO fulfill its mandate, which is to organize a referendum for that the Saharawi people can decide thei

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco