SABC Board Impasse to Be Resolved in Two Days, Zuma Urged to Act

[News24Wire] The impasse on the appointment of the SABC board should be resolved in two days, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo told Parliament on Tuesday morning.

[News24Wire] The impasse on the appointment of the SABC board should be resolved in two days, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo told Parliament on Tuesday morning.

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Government Mulls Diamond Cutting College

[The Herald] Government will establish a diamond cutting and polishing college in Manicaland Province by next year using money it will get from selling gems that are being evaluated, a Cabinet Minister has said. Mines and Mining Development Minister Wa…

[The Herald] Government will establish a diamond cutting and polishing college in Manicaland Province by next year using money it will get from selling gems that are being evaluated, a Cabinet Minister has said. Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa assured Senators last Thursday that by January next year, "something tangible" should have been achieved.

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Cash Crisis Not National Social Security Authority’s Problem’

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has never failed to pay pensioners their monthly payouts and cannot be blamed for failure by retirees to access cash at banks, a senior Government official said last week. NSSA, a Government-ow…

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has never failed to pay pensioners their monthly payouts and cannot be blamed for failure by retirees to access cash at banks, a senior Government official said last week. NSSA, a Government-owned pension fund, came under fire during the National Assembly's question and answer session with parliamentarians criticising how pensioners were sleeping at bank queues, in vain, in a bid to make cash withdrawals.

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Five Armed Robbers Hit Cape Town Cellphone Store, Escape With One Phone

[News24Wire] A failed robbery at a cellphone store in the Kenilworth Shopping Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday saw five armed robbers escape with a single phone.

[News24Wire] A failed robbery at a cellphone store in the Kenilworth Shopping Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday saw five armed robbers escape with a single phone.

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Missing Boy Sought By Brighton Beach SAPS

[SAPS] Brighton Beach SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Botlale Mpeke (12) from Kennard Rise, Glenmore in Durban. He left home on 28 September 2017 at about 19:00, he was last seen wearing bla…

[SAPS] Brighton Beach SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Botlale Mpeke (12) from Kennard Rise, Glenmore in Durban. He left home on 28 September 2017 at about 19:00, he was last seen wearing black short and t-shirt. We appeal to anyone who might have information on his whereabouts to contact the investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Dludla at 083 295 4169 or Crime Stop can be contacted on 08600 10111.

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Aviwe Jam Jam’s Murder-Accused Boyfriend Appoints Top Lawyers in Bid for Bail

[News24Wire] The boyfriend of murdered university graduate Aviwe Jam Jam has appointed a new attorney from a top Cape Town practice to represent him in his bid for bail in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court.

[News24Wire] The boyfriend of murdered university graduate Aviwe Jam Jam has appointed a new attorney from a top Cape Town practice to represent him in his bid for bail in the Athlone Magistrate's Court.

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Missing Person Sought By Ladysmith Police

[SAPS] Ladysmith SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Nompumelelo Octavia Macu (34) from Ladysmith. She was last seen on 1 January 2017 at her homestead. It is alleged that she made her way to Jo…

[SAPS] Ladysmith SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Nompumelelo Octavia Macu (34) from Ladysmith. She was last seen on 1 January 2017 at her homestead. It is alleged that she made her way to Johannesburg to meet her friend. The clothes that she was last seen wearing is unknown. We appeal to anyone who might have information on her whereabouts to contact the investigating officer, Constable Langa of Ladysmith police station on 036 638 3310/ 12 or Crime Sto

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Two Men Shot and Killed in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Tawila / Dobo El Omda / El Fasher -Two people were killed in separate incidents in Tawila and eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur on Sunday and Monday. In El Fasher, a security force rounded-up members of an alleged criminal network.

[Radio Dabanga] Tawila / Dobo El Omda / El Fasher -Two people were killed in separate incidents in Tawila and eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur on Sunday and Monday. In El Fasher, a security force rounded-up members of an alleged criminal network.

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New Veterinary Centres, Markets in West Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Moon -A veterinary centre was opened in Jebel Moon in West Darfur, as part of the state government’s plan to protect cattle herds from diseases. A number of new livestock markets are planned for the state.

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Moon -A veterinary centre was opened in Jebel Moon in West Darfur, as part of the state government's plan to protect cattle herds from diseases. A number of new livestock markets are planned for the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan