Vice President Cyril Ramaphosa to Face Questions in Parliament

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday be grilled on the national minimum wage, state-owned South African Airways and the deployment of extra security personnel in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday be grilled on the national minimum wage, state-owned South African Airways and the deployment of extra security personnel in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fake Bond Notes Suspect Released On Bail

[New Zimbabwe] A HARARE man who was caught printing counterfeit bond notes at a house in Dzivarasekwa over the weekend was Tuesday released on $300 bail with stringent reporting conditions.

[New Zimbabwe] A HARARE man who was caught printing counterfeit bond notes at a house in Dzivarasekwa over the weekend was Tuesday released on $300 bail with stringent reporting conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Illegal’ Truck Blockade in Pretoria Causes Traffic Chaos

[News24Wire] Tshwane Metro Police have deployed officers in a bid to re-open the major routes “illegally” blockaded by protesting truckers in Pretoria on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

[News24Wire] Tshwane Metro Police have deployed officers in a bid to re-open the major routes "illegally" blockaded by protesting truckers in Pretoria on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

If This Is What It Takes to Improve Education, So Be It – Parents Shut Down Classes

[News24Wire] Parents say classes will not resume at Mseki Primary School in Gugulethu until they get a clear response to their demands from the Western Cape education department.

[News24Wire] Parents say classes will not resume at Mseki Primary School in Gugulethu until they get a clear response to their demands from the Western Cape education department.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Huge Losses for Farmers Due to Incorrect Armyworm Info

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s response to the outbreak of the fall armyworm has been hampered by farmer’s lack of information and pesticides to fight it. This has worsened the food insecurity situation as it targets staple crop-maize.

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe's response to the outbreak of the fall armyworm has been hampered by farmer's lack of information and pesticides to fight it. This has worsened the food insecurity situation as it targets staple crop-maize.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

#FeesMustFall Activist Takes Bail Refusal Challenge to Constitutional Court

[News24Wire] Awaiting trial Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will challenge his failure to get bail in an application to be heard in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Awaiting trial Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will challenge his failure to get bail in an application to be heard in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Children ‘Swept Away By Floods’ in Southern Zimbabwe

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s weather department says record-breaking rains have fallen in southern districts – and it’s claiming that children have been swept away by the floods.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's weather department says record-breaking rains have fallen in southern districts - and it's claiming that children have been swept away by the floods.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sassa Asks Concourt for Direction Over CPS Contract

[News24Wire] Following a day of grilling over its fruitless and wasteful expenditure and the status of its contract with CPS, Sassa has lodged papers requesting direction from the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Following a day of grilling over its fruitless and wasteful expenditure and the status of its contract with CPS, Sassa has lodged papers requesting direction from the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Declares National Disaster Over Drought

[Al Jazeera] Somalia’s new leader has declared a national disaster for a prolonged drought that has forced about half of the country’s population to seek urgent food assistance and sparked fears of a potential famine.

[Al Jazeera] Somalia's new leader has declared a national disaster for a prolonged drought that has forced about half of the country's population to seek urgent food assistance and sparked fears of a potential famine.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia