Grant Contract Negotiations Not Over – Social Development Minister

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has denied reports that a new social grants distribution contract has been finalised with Cash Paymaster Services.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has denied reports that a new social grants distribution contract has been finalised with Cash Paymaster Services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Grills Mathew Lempurkel Over Laikipia Clashes

[Nation] Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel has been arrested barely a day after the British called on the Kenyan government to beef up security in Laikipia County where its citizen was killed by herders on Saturday night.

[Nation] Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel has been arrested barely a day after the British called on the Kenyan government to beef up security in Laikipia County where its citizen was killed by herders on Saturday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

AIC Not Pulling Out of Coalition With ANC

[News24Wire] The African Independent Congress (AIC) says there are no plans to pull out of a coalition with the African National Congress, as long as the ruling party delivers on its promise and starts the process to reincorporate Matatiele into KwaZul…

[News24Wire] The African Independent Congress (AIC) says there are no plans to pull out of a coalition with the African National Congress, as long as the ruling party delivers on its promise and starts the process to reincorporate Matatiele into KwaZulu-Natal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Day in Social Grants Crisis

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, speaking from the sidelines at the 20th Indian Ocean RIM Association summit in Jakarta on Monday, “appealed” to Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini and her human shield, Lumka Oliphant, not to “talk i…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, speaking from the sidelines at the 20th Indian Ocean RIM Association summit in Jakarta on Monday, "appealed" to Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini and her human shield, Lumka Oliphant, not to "talk in public" or answer any questions before the April 1 payment of social grants to 17-million South Africans. His blackout order comes after a disastrous press conference on Sunday where Dlamini and Oliphant blamed the media and others who have "an agenda" for the crisis. On Mo

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calm Restored in Olievenhoutbosch After Protests

[News24Wire] Police say calm has been restored to Olievenhoutbosch, near Midrand, after violence erupted during a protest against poor service delivery on Monday afternoon.

[News24Wire] Police say calm has been restored to Olievenhoutbosch, near Midrand, after violence erupted during a protest against poor service delivery on Monday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dolphins Welcome Back Proteas Duo

[News24Wire] The Dolphins are set to welcome back the Proteas duo of Imran Tahir and Andile Phehlukwayo for Wednesday’s crucial Momentum One Day Cup clash against the Cobras in Paarl where both sides will be desperate to get back to winning ways.

[News24Wire] The Dolphins are set to welcome back the Proteas duo of Imran Tahir and Andile Phehlukwayo for Wednesday's crucial Momentum One Day Cup clash against the Cobras in Paarl where both sides will be desperate to get back to winning ways.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kolbe to Miss Kings Clash

[News24Wire] Stormers outside back Cheslin Kolbe will miss this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth due to an ankle injury.

[News24Wire] Stormers outside back Cheslin Kolbe will miss this weekend's Super Rugby clash against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth due to an ankle injury.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa