Comical Scenes as ASA Add to World Champs Squad

[News24Wire] Following further invitations by the IAAF, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has revised its team list of athletes increasing the total number to 29 members to compete at the World Championships in London to be held between August 4-13.

[News24Wire] Following further invitations by the IAAF, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has revised its team list of athletes increasing the total number to 29 members to compete at the World Championships in London to be held between August 4-13.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mpuma Pupil Dies After Assault – Principal in Court

[News24Wire] A Mpumalanga school principal will appear in court in September for allegedly assaulting a schoolboy, possibly causing injuries that resulted in his death five months later, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A Mpumalanga school principal will appear in court in September for allegedly assaulting a schoolboy, possibly causing injuries that resulted in his death five months later, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Musician PJ Powers to be Honoured During Green Concert

[The Herald] Afro-jazz musician, Dereck Mpofu alongside afro-fusion artistes Pah Chihera and Musa Effects will share the stage with South African music legend Penelope Jane Dunlop aka PJ Powers at this year’s green concert that will be held at Zimbabwe…

[The Herald] Afro-jazz musician, Dereck Mpofu alongside afro-fusion artistes Pah Chihera and Musa Effects will share the stage with South African music legend Penelope Jane Dunlop aka PJ Powers at this year's green concert that will be held at Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority headquarters in Harare tonight.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Right of Reply – SARS Is Not Falling Apart, Saying So Is a Misrepresentation of the Facts

[Daily Maverick] SARS finds it necessary to address the unsubstantiated tone that “things are falling” and the alleged IT systemic glitch that resulted in disappearance of documents. By SARS spokesperson SANDILE MEMELA.

[Daily Maverick] SARS finds it necessary to address the unsubstantiated tone that "things are falling" and the alleged IT systemic glitch that resulted in disappearance of documents. By SARS spokesperson SANDILE MEMELA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bulawayo City Silence Highlanders

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Bulawayo City humbled neighbours and giants Highlanders in a Castle Lager Premiership derby at Barbourfields yesterday, a shock result that triggered celebrations among fans of Bosso’s biggest rivals Dynamos.

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Bulawayo City humbled neighbours and giants Highlanders in a Castle Lager Premiership derby at Barbourfields yesterday, a shock result that triggered celebrations among fans of Bosso's biggest rivals Dynamos.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

High Court Rules Cops Off-Side

[The Herald] The High Court has ruled the police off-side and ordered them to immediately return a Mercedes Benz E320 and an assortment of household property they unlawfully seized from a Harare businessman two months ago.

[The Herald] The High Court has ruled the police off-side and ordered them to immediately return a Mercedes Benz E320 and an assortment of household property they unlawfully seized from a Harare businessman two months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Démodé Candidate Mugabe Courts Elusive Youth Vote

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe, one of the oldest presidential candidates in history, is building his re-election plank for next year’s polls on the youth, despite a poor record on a key issue for the demographic — employment creation.

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe, one of the oldest presidential candidates in history, is building his re-election plank for next year's polls on the youth, despite a poor record on a key issue for the demographic -- employment creation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Farmers in Eastern Cape Village Have to Give Their Crops Away

[GroundUp] About 35 maize farmers in Ngxingxolo Village, Mooiplaas, outside East London, say they can’t sell their harvest. They have been asking government for ten years to help find them a market.

[GroundUp] About 35 maize farmers in Ngxingxolo Village, Mooiplaas, outside East London, say they can't sell their harvest. They have been asking government for ten years to help find them a market.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cops Beat Up, Arrest Journalists

[New Zimbabwe] Three reporters and a driver from independent publisher Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) were Thursday arrested while on duty as the government steps up its onslaught against journalists.

[New Zimbabwe] Three reporters and a driver from independent publisher Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) were Thursday arrested while on duty as the government steps up its onslaught against journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe