Minister Edna Molewa Publishes Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for the Bontebok for Public Comment

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has published the draft Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for the Bontebok (damaliscus pygargus pygargus) in Government Gazette No. 41249 on 14 November 2017 for public comment.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has published the draft Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for the Bontebok (damaliscus pygargus pygargus) in Government Gazette No. 41249 on 14 November 2017 for public comment.

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Zimbabwe Faces a Grave Constitutional Crisis

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe simply cannot afford to have a de jure or de facto coup; once any change of power in any nation comes through a means other than the strict fulfilment of the constitution, in letter and spirit, a dangerous precedent is set whi…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe simply cannot afford to have a de jure or de facto coup; once any change of power in any nation comes through a means other than the strict fulfilment of the constitution, in letter and spirit, a dangerous precedent is set which is hard to reverse. By DAVID COLTART.

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Twenty Year Sentence Handed Down to Mitchells Plain Killer

[SAPS] Western Cape: Although the twenty year prison sentence will not bring his victims back, we are pleased with the incarceration of Riedewaan Salie (34) today in the Cape High court. Salie was handed down the lengthy prison sentence for killing six…

[SAPS] Western Cape: Although the twenty year prison sentence will not bring his victims back, we are pleased with the incarceration of Riedewaan Salie (34) today in the Cape High court. Salie was handed down the lengthy prison sentence for killing six year old Hope Pockpas in 2013 and 24 year old Dillon McKenna in 2016, both in Lentegeur, and for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm during 2016 in Mitchells Plain. The investigating officer, Detective Constable Morne Sass, presented the court with thoroug

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Grandson Sentenced to 18 Years for Murder

[SAPS] On 14 November 2017, the Ngwelezane Regional Court found Khayelihle Ntombela (33) guilty of killing Bonakele Ntombela (82) at Othini area Ntambanana. The court found him guilty of murder and sentenced him to 18-year imprisonment. The incident to…

[SAPS] On 14 November 2017, the Ngwelezane Regional Court found Khayelihle Ntombela (33) guilty of killing Bonakele Ntombela (82) at Othini area Ntambanana. The court found him guilty of murder and sentenced him to 18-year imprisonment. The incident took place on 17 August 2017 at 14.00 at Ntombela homestead after Khayelihle came home and asked for food. When the deceased prepared him food, he attacked her with a knife, stabbing her on the head and on the body and beat her up with the knobkierrie. She was fatally

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North West Legislature Hosts People With Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament, 17 Nov

[Govt of SA] On Friday, 17 November 2017, the North West Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Health and Social Development will be hosting the People with Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament under the theme “Celebrating 20 years of th…

[Govt of SA] On Friday, 17 November 2017, the North West Provincial Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Health and Social Development will be hosting the People with Disability and Sports Sectoral Parliament under the theme "Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution: Strengthening self-representation and building on the Legacy of OR Tambo and Friday Mavuso"." The event will be held in the Legislature Chamber at 09h00.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Chairs Ministerial Meeting of SADC Organ On Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, 16 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Ministerial meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation will meet today, 16 November 2017, in Gaborone, Botswana to discuss the unfolding political developments in th…

[Govt of SA] The Ministerial meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation will meet today, 16 November 2017, in Gaborone, Botswana to discuss the unfolding political developments in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

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Life Sentence for Suspect After Raping an 84-Year-Old

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -Lucky Mokgothu(32) was sentenced to life imprisonment for raping an 84-year-old victim and seven years for housebreaking at the North Gauteng High Court, sitting in Klerksdorp on Wednesday, 15 October 2017.

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -Lucky Mokgothu(32) was sentenced to life imprisonment for raping an 84-year-old victim and seven years for housebreaking at the North Gauteng High Court, sitting in Klerksdorp on Wednesday, 15 October 2017.

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