Department Confirms Delay in Release of Sea Point Affordable Housing Report

[News24Wire] The feasibility study on the construction of affordable housing at a controversial Sea Point site is expected to be released by next week following a delay in the finalisation of the document, the provincial public works department said on…

[News24Wire] The feasibility study on the construction of affordable housing at a controversial Sea Point site is expected to be released by next week following a delay in the finalisation of the document, the provincial public works department said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Johannesburg Couple Turns to Social Media to Find Dog Missing After Flash Floods

[News24Wire] A Johannesburg couple, who lost all their household belongings in the recent flash floods, has turned to social media pleading for help to try and find their dog which went missing after their home was flooded last Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A Johannesburg couple, who lost all their household belongings in the recent flash floods, has turned to social media pleading for help to try and find their dog which went missing after their home was flooded last Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Trials and Tribulations of Bafana and Shakes Mashaba

[Daily Maverick] Shakes Mashaba is seemingly at odds with both the media and his association. What should have been a celebration at the weekend ended with a suspension for the boss and a draw against Mozambique. Who’d be a national coach in this count…

[Daily Maverick] Shakes Mashaba is seemingly at odds with both the media and his association. What should have been a celebration at the weekend ended with a suspension for the boss and a draw against Mozambique. Who'd be a national coach in this country? By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

VP Meets Ugandan NRM Secretary General

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman received, Wednesday, at his office, at the Republican Palace, the visiting Secretary General of the Ugandan Resistance Movement (NRM), who conveyed to him the greetings o…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman received, Wednesday, at his office, at the Republican Palace, the visiting Secretary General of the Ugandan Resistance Movement (NRM), who conveyed to him the greetings of the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ICC ‘Reviewing’ Faf Incident

[News24Wire] The International Cricket Council was on Wednesday examining the video footage supposedly showing Test series-winning Proteas captain Faf du Plessis shining the ball during the Hobart contest against Australia with the aid of mint-infused …

[News24Wire] The International Cricket Council was on Wednesday examining the video footage supposedly showing Test series-winning Proteas captain Faf du Plessis shining the ball during the Hobart contest against Australia with the aid of mint-infused saliva.

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Scopa Sends Sanral Away for Lack of Accountability On Irregular Expenditure

[Parliament of South Africa] The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) today sent the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) packing for not providing the Committee with the information it had requested on irregular expenditure.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) today sent the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) packing for not providing the Committee with the information it had requested on irregular expenditure.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APP Warns Drink-Drivers of Police Checks

[Deutsche Welle] If your country’s police force has a reputation for corruption, how comfortable would you feel as a motorist about spot checks for drink-driving? One software developer came up with his own solution.

[Deutsche Welle] If your country's police force has a reputation for corruption, how comfortable would you feel as a motorist about spot checks for drink-driving? One software developer came up with his own solution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Regulator Proposes to Hike Power Tariffs Next

[East African] Tanzania’s energy regulator said today it would invite stakeholders to a discussion on plans by the country’s power distributor to increase tariffs by almost 20 per cent.

[East African] Tanzania's energy regulator said today it would invite stakeholders to a discussion on plans by the country's power distributor to increase tariffs by almost 20 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parliament Takes Special Schools Very Seriously – NCOP Deputy Chair Tells Teachers

[Parliament of South Africa] The St Thomas School for the Deaf was a beacon of hope for the parents who had children with disabilities in the 1960s until recently. Within the first 10 years of existence, the school became a shining star and a centre of…

[Parliament of South Africa] The St Thomas School for the Deaf was a beacon of hope for the parents who had children with disabilities in the 1960s until recently. Within the first 10 years of existence, the school became a shining star and a centre of excellence in the Border Region in the care and the education of deaf children, that was what the Members of Parliament (MPs) heard from St Thomas School's Principal, Mr Zwelandile Jizana, in Woodlands Mission near Stutterheim yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa