Breakaway Minstrel Group Locked Out of Athlone Stadium, Event Delayed

[News24Wire] The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival Association (CTMCA), which on Friday withdrew from the official Tweede Nuwe Jaar minstrel event, was by 13:00 still waiting to get into the Athlone Stadium where their own competition was set to take place.

[News24Wire] The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival Association (CTMCA), which on Friday withdrew from the official Tweede Nuwe Jaar minstrel event, was by 13:00 still waiting to get into the Athlone Stadium where their own competition was set to take place.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

284 Born in Gauteng New Year’s Day Baby Boom

[News24Wire] Its official – 284 babies have been born at various facilities in Gauteng on the first day of 2017, with one baby delivered a minute after midnight, the provincial health department said in a statement on Monday.

[News24Wire] Its official - 284 babies have been born at various facilities in Gauteng on the first day of 2017, with one baby delivered a minute after midnight, the provincial health department said in a statement on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Arrested After Eastern Cape Woman Is Dragged Into Bushes and Raped

[News24Wire] Police in Butterworth have arrested a man who allegedly grabbed a woman from outside her home, dragged her into bushes and raped her, Captain Jackson Manatha said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Police in Butterworth have arrested a man who allegedly grabbed a woman from outside her home, dragged her into bushes and raped her, Captain Jackson Manatha said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Coach Julius Kirwa – Let’s Not Rest on Our Laurels

[Nation] Kenya’s athletics head coach Julius Kirwa has called on Athletics Kenya to convene a coaches’ meeting to strategise ahead of the eventful 2017 season that has four world major championships.

[Nation] Kenya's athletics head coach Julius Kirwa has called on Athletics Kenya to convene a coaches' meeting to strategise ahead of the eventful 2017 season that has four world major championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

31 People Found Crammed Into 15-Seater Taxi, Driver Arrested

[News24Wire] A taxi driver has been arrested near Mokopane on Monday for allegedly cramming his vehicle with 31 passengers – double the number the 15-seater was meant to carry.

[News24Wire] A taxi driver has been arrested near Mokopane on Monday for allegedly cramming his vehicle with 31 passengers - double the number the 15-seater was meant to carry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Capetonians Camp Out in CBD in Anticipation of Annual Minstrel Parade

[News24Wire] Hundreds of Capetonians spent the night camped out along streets of the Mother City in anticipation of the Tweede Nuwejaar minstrel parade set to run on Monday.

[News24Wire] Hundreds of Capetonians spent the night camped out along streets of the Mother City in anticipation of the Tweede Nuwejaar minstrel parade set to run on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ward On the Fence for Dusi Challenge

[News24Wire] A maiden appearance at the Dusi Canoe Marathon as a senior competitor hangs in the balance for former Under-23 age group standout Jenna Ward ahead of this year’s edition of the iconic Pietermaritzburg to Durban paddling event which takes p…

[News24Wire] A maiden appearance at the Dusi Canoe Marathon as a senior competitor hangs in the balance for former Under-23 age group standout Jenna Ward ahead of this year's edition of the iconic Pietermaritzburg to Durban paddling event which takes place from 16-18 February.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eviction of 170 Zim Farmers – Group Believes SA Is ‘Involved’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has moved to stop government from evicting at least 170 new farmers from a Triangle Ranch in Masvingo, a report says.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has moved to stop government from evicting at least 170 new farmers from a Triangle Ranch in Masvingo, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa