Primary School Children Among 17 Injured in KZN Accident

[News24Wire] About 17 people, mostly primary school children, were injured in an accident between a minibus taxi and a car near KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

[News24Wire] About 17 people, mostly primary school children, were injured in an accident between a minibus taxi and a car near KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West Legislature Holds Oversight Meeting Over Merger of Ventersdorp and Tlokwe Local Municipalities, 1 Feb

[SA Govt] North West Legislature Committee on Local Government to meet department and NW405 Municipality over merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp Municipalities

[SA Govt] North West Legislature Committee on Local Government to meet department and NW405 Municipality over merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp Municipalities

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Week Long Swoop Leads to 1200 Arrests in Eastern Cape

[SAPS] King Williams Town -An integrated province wide crime fighting operation between various state organs and local municipality has dealt a hard blow to the criminals and their plans to render the province lawless.

[SAPS] King Williams Town -An integrated province wide crime fighting operation between various state organs and local municipality has dealt a hard blow to the criminals and their plans to render the province lawless.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Committee Expresses Sympathy for Arson Attack On MEC’s Home

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has expressed sympathy for the North West Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Education and Sport Development, Mr Jonas Sello Lehari, whose family home in Moeka Villag…

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has expressed sympathy for the North West Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Education and Sport Development, Mr Jonas Sello Lehari, whose family home in Moeka Village, north of Pretoria, was burnt by community members earlier in the week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Morocco Wrong-Foots Its African Critics

[Daily Maverick] The continued denial of “self determination” for the Sahrawis is a central argument of the 15 member states who voted against Morocco’s readmission to the African Union. By TERENCE MCNAMEE, GREG MILLS AND J PETER PHAM.

[Daily Maverick] The continued denial of "self determination" for the Sahrawis is a central argument of the 15 member states who voted against Morocco's readmission to the African Union. By TERENCE MCNAMEE, GREG MILLS AND J PETER PHAM.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

AU’s ICC Withdrawal – DA Condemns ANC’s Lack of Commitment to Human Rights

[DA] It is shameful and condemnable that South Africa set the precedent for the AU resolution for a ‘collective’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

[DA] It is shameful and condemnable that South Africa set the precedent for the AU resolution for a 'collective' withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Giving R2 Million Plots to the Poor in Cape Town Is Unfair – City

[News24Wire] It would be unfair to give the evicted Bromwell Street residents prime Cape Town land worth R2m when a state erf in Khayelitsha is only worth R200 000, a lawyer for the City of Cape Town said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] It would be unfair to give the evicted Bromwell Street residents prime Cape Town land worth R2m when a state erf in Khayelitsha is only worth R200 000, a lawyer for the City of Cape Town said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Masutha Must Retract His Assault On SA’s Constitutional Democracy

[DA] Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Michael Masutha, must immediately and publicly retract his shocking comment that the courts will not dictate to the government on the withdrawal from the ICC.

[DA] Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Michael Masutha, must immediately and publicly retract his shocking comment that the courts will not dictate to the government on the withdrawal from the ICC.

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ANC National, Provincial Leaders Must Step Down – Veterans Council

[News24Wire] The UMkhonto weSizwe Military veterans’ council has called for the entire leadership of the African National Congress to step down, including provincial leaders.

[News24Wire] The UMkhonto weSizwe Military veterans' council has called for the entire leadership of the African National Congress to step down, including provincial leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Calls for Public Hearings On the Poultry Industry

[DA] Following a number of job cuts and indications of “dumping” of imported chicken, it is time that Parliament held full public hearings on the poultry industry. The Democratic Alliance will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trad…

[DA] Following a number of job cuts and indications of "dumping" of imported chicken, it is time that Parliament held full public hearings on the poultry industry. The Democratic Alliance will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry to request full public hearings on the poultry industry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa