Black Friday Provides Boost for SA Retail Sales

[News24Wire] Following a short-lived boost, retail sales may slow down in the first half of 2017 because of increased consumer pressures in the coming months, say analysts.

[News24Wire] Following a short-lived boost, retail sales may slow down in the first half of 2017 because of increased consumer pressures in the coming months, say analysts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Uganda Is Region’s Football King

[Citizen] And so, finally, the Africa Cup of Nations kicked off in Gabon. This column was written early Tuesday, as the Uganda national side, The Cranes, were set to face off with Ghana.

[Citizen] And so, finally, the Africa Cup of Nations kicked off in Gabon. This column was written early Tuesday, as the Uganda national side, The Cranes, were set to face off with Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Weeks From Grant Payment Deadline, Sassa Still Has No Plan

[GroundUp] Just weeks before the scheduled handover of the social grants payment system to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), SASSA has suddenly started looking for possible partners.

[GroundUp] Just weeks before the scheduled handover of the social grants payment system to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), SASSA has suddenly started looking for possible partners.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vredehoek Pupils Roll Up Sleeves to Clean Up School After Fires

[News24Wire] While the Cityof Cape Town is investigating the cause of a fire in Vredehoek, pupils at the United Herzlia school began cleaning away the ash and soot on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] While the Cityof Cape Town is investigating the cause of a fire in Vredehoek, pupils at the United Herzlia school began cleaning away the ash and soot on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Authorities Warn Against Sharing, Viewing Facebook Sex Tape Involving Cape Minors

[News24Wire] The sharing and viewing of a sex tape recorded by a teenager, who last year gained infamy for a cyberbullying attack, could lead to charges of production and distribution of child pornography, the Western Cape Department of Social Developm…

[News24Wire] The sharing and viewing of a sex tape recorded by a teenager, who last year gained infamy for a cyberbullying attack, could lead to charges of production and distribution of child pornography, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fire Guts Kyambura Game Lodge

[Monitor] Fire has gutted Kyambura Game lodge in Kicwamba Sub County in Rubirizi District. The fire is said to have started from the nearby Queen Elizabeth National park before spreading to the cottages in Kyambura Game lodge on Wednesday evening.

[Monitor] Fire has gutted Kyambura Game lodge in Kicwamba Sub County in Rubirizi District. The fire is said to have started from the nearby Queen Elizabeth National park before spreading to the cottages in Kyambura Game lodge on Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda