Amabhungane – The Woman Who Blew the Whistle

[Daily Maverick] Through leaks, whistle-blowers and damning reports we have come to understand the degree to which the state has been captured. During Women’s Month, we profile one courageous professional who helped make it happen. By Susan Comrie for …

[Daily Maverick] Through leaks, whistle-blowers and damning reports we have come to understand the degree to which the state has been captured. During Women's Month, we profile one courageous professional who helped make it happen. By Susan Comrie for AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Dan Plato Launches Robertson and Worcester Walking Bus Initiatives, 10 to 11 Aug

[Govt of SA] Today and tomorrow, Thursday 10 August 2017 and Friday 11 August 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Robertson and Worcester respectively.

[Govt of SA] Today and tomorrow, Thursday 10 August 2017 and Friday 11 August 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Robertson and Worcester respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Statement On Vote of No Confidence in the National Assembly

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) congratulates the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa for its robust engagement in the National Assembly today that resulted in the resounding defeat of the motion of no confidence in President Zuma and …

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) congratulates the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa for its robust engagement in the National Assembly today that resulted in the resounding defeat of the motion of no confidence in President Zuma and our Cabinet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deployment of COCC Members Yields Success

[SAPS] The focussing and strategic deployment of members by the Mount Road COCC in the crime hotspots, most certainly yields positive results. On 9 August 2017 at about 22:30, Bethelsdorp members were patrolling in Calm Street when they noticed a suspi…

[SAPS] The focussing and strategic deployment of members by the Mount Road COCC in the crime hotspots, most certainly yields positive results. On 9 August 2017 at about 22:30, Bethelsdorp members were patrolling in Calm Street when they noticed a suspicious male walking. The male appeared to be nervous and he was seen taking out an object that resembled a firearm and threw against a pole. He then hastened his walk. The members discovered that it was a firearm and immediately arrested the suspect who is a member o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vote of No Confidence – What Next for Baleka Mbete?

[Daily Maverick] After years of being a thorn in the opposition’s side, Speaker Baleka Mbete became an unlikely hero this week after ruling that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma should be decided via secret ballot. There are suggesti…

[Daily Maverick] After years of being a thorn in the opposition's side, Speaker Baleka Mbete became an unlikely hero this week after ruling that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma should be decided via secret ballot. There are suggestions that this decision was made in defiance of the wishes of ANC officials. If so, what could this mean for the future of Mbete within the ruling party? By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

HESLB Cautions Loan Applicants Over Forgery

[Daily News] HIGHER learning loan applicants have been warned against forgery following the discovery of some 500 fake birth and death certificates presented last year for loan processing.

[Daily News] HIGHER learning loan applicants have been warned against forgery following the discovery of some 500 fake birth and death certificates presented last year for loan processing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania