Triathlone – Olympic Bronze Medallist Schoeman in CT Action

[Sascoc] Rio Olympics bronze medallist Henri Schoeman will be in action on local soil once more when he lines up for the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town event in the Mother City.

[Sascoc] Rio Olympics bronze medallist Henri Schoeman will be in action on local soil once more when he lines up for the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town event in the Mother City.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Final Countdown – How Should Zuma Go?

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa holds its collective breath, the question in the ether is how President Jacob Zuma will at last leave power. Thursday brought few indications beyond a report -subsequently denied – that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa …

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa holds its collective breath, the question in the ether is how President Jacob Zuma will at last leave power. Thursday brought few indications beyond a report -subsequently denied - that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa had told the ANC parliamentary caucus that he had not offered Zuma immunity from prosecution. As the final countdown ticks on, we canvassed some of South Africa's other leaders and experts for their views on how the Zuma exit would ideally be managed. By REBECCA DAVIS and GRE

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dear President Zuma, Waiting’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

[Daily Maverick] If you didn’t know that before the start of this week, you’re probably well aware of it now. Frustration, as Yoda never said, to anger can lead, and thus to the dark side. And it is this entirely human and understandable emotion which …

[Daily Maverick] If you didn't know that before the start of this week, you're probably well aware of it now. Frustration, as Yoda never said, to anger can lead, and thus to the dark side. And it is this entirely human and understandable emotion which may be leading to a certain amount of pessimism that is creeping into our discussions around the current showdown between ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and SA President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forex Incentives Lure More Tobacco Farmers

[The Herald] More than 116 000 farmers have registered for the 2017 /18 marketing season, representing a 42 percent increase from 82 110 farmers who registered during the same period last year. At least 33 307 of the 116 000 farmers are new growers.

[The Herald] More than 116 000 farmers have registered for the 2017 /18 marketing season, representing a 42 percent increase from 82 110 farmers who registered during the same period last year. At least 33 307 of the 116 000 farmers are new growers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Frelimo and Renamo Welcome Nyusi-Dhlakama Deal, While MDM Condemns

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party and the main opposition force, the rebel movement Renamo have both praised the consensus reached in the dialogue between Renamo and the government, while the second opposition force, the Mozambique Democr…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party and the main opposition force, the rebel movement Renamo have both praised the consensus reached in the dialogue between Renamo and the government, while the second opposition force, the Mozambique Democratic movement (MDM), has condemned it as a blow against democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Desalination – Global Examples Show How Cape Town Could Up Its Game

[The Conversation Africa] Day zero is looming for Cape Town and a dedicated and efficient long-term solution to South Africa’s water woes must be found. The weather can’t be controlled and drought patterns for the region are set to worsen. It’s time to…

[The Conversation Africa] Day zero is looming for Cape Town and a dedicated and efficient long-term solution to South Africa's water woes must be found. The weather can't be controlled and drought patterns for the region are set to worsen. It's time to stop relying solely on rainfall and dam levels for clean water as a critical resource.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa