Only Half of Cape Town Putting ‘Efforts Into Saving Water’ – Mayor

[News24Wire] Only half of drought-stricken Cape Town is saving water, the City of Cape Town revealed on Monday as it appealed to residents to get on board and beat the drought.

[News24Wire] Only half of drought-stricken Cape Town is saving water, the City of Cape Town revealed on Monday as it appealed to residents to get on board and beat the drought.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Calls for Debate of National Importance On Funding of Higher Education

[DA] The DA has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to request that a debate on an urgent matter of national importance, in terms of National Assembly Rule 130, be held on the Fees Commission Report, which was released yester…

[DA] The DA has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to request that a debate on an urgent matter of national importance, in terms of National Assembly Rule 130, be held on the Fees Commission Report, which was released yesterday, 13 November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma’s New ‘Spend Now, Pay Later’ Populism in South Africa

[DA] The following speech was delivered by the DA Shadow Minister of Finance, David Maynier MP, during the debate on the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill in the National Assembly today.

[DA] The following speech was delivered by the DA Shadow Minister of Finance, David Maynier MP, during the debate on the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill in the National Assembly today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Train Driver Comes Under Attack for Refusing to Jump Red Signal

[News24Wire] Angry train passengers rounded on a female train driver who refused to jump a red signal in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday morning, the United National Transport Union (UNTU) said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Angry train passengers rounded on a female train driver who refused to jump a red signal in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday morning, the United National Transport Union (UNTU) said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Basketball – National Team With Four Fresh Players

[ANGOP] Luanda -Carlos Cabral, Mohamed Malick (1º de Agosto), Ngombo Rogério and José Salvador (Inteclube) are the newcomers summoned by the new senior men basketball team coach, William Bryant Voigt.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Carlos Cabral, Mohamed Malick (1º de Agosto), Ngombo Rogério and José Salvador (Inteclube) are the newcomers summoned by the new senior men basketball team coach, William Bryant Voigt.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Leon’s Vestiges of a Bygone Era, an Epitome of DA Values

[Daily Maverick] As the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, limps along trying to remain relevant, our own home-grown Tories have become insistent on beating the same drums of yesteryear. Maybe not as conservative as May’s Conservative Party, former l…

[Daily Maverick] As the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, limps along trying to remain relevant, our own home-grown Tories have become insistent on beating the same drums of yesteryear. Maybe not as conservative as May's Conservative Party, former leaders of the Democratic Alliance continue to propose policies that are as outdated as May's government and therefore continue to miss the mark when reading the pulse of the South African population.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – Fighting for Party’s Long-Term Viability Might Not Be Zuma’s Goal

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is living through a series of political shocks that are changing some of the fundamentals of our politics. But despite all of these tremors, many have taken succour from the fact that the ANC’s conference is drawing near, …

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is living through a series of political shocks that are changing some of the fundamentals of our politics. But despite all of these tremors, many have taken succour from the fact that the ANC's conference is drawing near, and much of the current political tension should then, in theory, be released. However, there are now questions around whether the conference will occur at all, and whether it will reach a clear outcome where one person is elected as leader, and with a clear mandate. As devel

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South African Human Rights Commission Hosts National Investigative Hearing On Status of Mental Health Care in South Africa, 14 Nov

[Govt of SA] The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission or SAHRC) will host a National Investigative Hearing on the Status of Mental Health Care in South Africa, on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 until Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at the SAHRC…

[Govt of SA] The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission or SAHRC) will host a National Investigative Hearing on the Status of Mental Health Care in South Africa, on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 until Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at the SAHRC Head Office in Johannesburg. In handing down his report into the Esidimeni debacle, the Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, recommended that the Commission be requested to undertake, nationally, a systematic and systemic review of human rights compliance and poss

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INEA to Conduct Family Income, Spending Enquiry

[ANGOP] Luanda -An enquiry into income, spending and employment in Angola (Idrea) will be conducted by the National Institute of Statistics (INEA) as from February 2018 with the participation of 12,500 families.

[ANGOP] Luanda -An enquiry into income, spending and employment in Angola (Idrea) will be conducted by the National Institute of Statistics (INEA) as from February 2018 with the participation of 12,500 families.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola