Former Angolan Refugees Face Uncertain Future

[GroundUp] The Scalabrini Centre is concerned by a Home Affairs decision to issue a non-renewable Angolan Special Permit (ASP) that expires in 2021. While welcoming the permit because it allows former Angolan refugees to work and study in South Africa,…

[GroundUp] The Scalabrini Centre is concerned by a Home Affairs decision to issue a non-renewable Angolan Special Permit (ASP) that expires in 2021. While welcoming the permit because it allows former Angolan refugees to work and study in South Africa, Scalabrini -- which advocates for immigrant rights -- has been negotiating permanent residence for the former refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

H.E President Hage Geingob receives African Excellence Award on Gender 2017

[FAS] His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, will receive on June 05th, 2018, the African Excellence Award for the “African Gender Award”, in presence of Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, in Windhoek. This …

[FAS] His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, will receive on June 05th, 2018, the African Excellence Award for the "African Gender Award", in presence of Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, in Windhoek. This distinction will be awarded in his country by the network "Gender is My Agenda Campaign" (GIMAC).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Deputy President David Mabuza Cements Political and Economic Ties With Kenya

[Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza has characterized his Working Visit to the Republic of Kenya as having helped cement political and economic ties between the peoples and governments of the Republics of South Africa and Kenya.

[Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza has characterized his Working Visit to the Republic of Kenya as having helped cement political and economic ties between the peoples and governments of the Republics of South Africa and Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Social Development On Fake SMS’ Being Circulated to Beneficiaries

[Govt of SA] The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) notes with concern the increasing number of fake SMSes that are being circulated to beneficiaries. In a recent incident the Agency has received reports that beneficiaries received an SMS ins…

[Govt of SA] The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) notes with concern the increasing number of fake SMSes that are being circulated to beneficiaries. In a recent incident the Agency has received reports that beneficiaries received an SMS instructing them to re-register their social grants because cash paypoints will be fully phased-out by August 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alleged Farm Assault Victim, 9, Still Too Traumatised to Give Formal Statement, Court Hears

[News24Wire] year-old girl who was allegedly handcuffed to a tree and beaten by two farmers who also shot at her is still too traumatised to give a formal statement, the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court heard.

[News24Wire] year-old girl who was allegedly handcuffed to a tree and beaten by two farmers who also shot at her is still too traumatised to give a formal statement, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mandela Bay Councillor Convicted of Fraud, Money Laundering Denied Leave to Appeal

[News24Wire] ANC ward councillor in Nelson Mandela Bay Bongo Nombiba has been denied leave to appeal his conviction and sentencing in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crime Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] ANC ward councillor in Nelson Mandela Bay Bongo Nombiba has been denied leave to appeal his conviction and sentencing in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crime Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Documentary Festival Encounters Unexpected Pulling of Funding

[Daily Maverick] Prior to the opening of the Encounters Documentary Festival, the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) declined an Encounters’ application for funding for the first time in over a decade. The foundation served as the main benefacto…

[Daily Maverick] Prior to the opening of the Encounters Documentary Festival, the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) declined an Encounters' application for funding for the first time in over a decade. The foundation served as the main benefactor of the festival and its decision to withhold funding sent the Encounters team into crisis mode as the festival began last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Already Three Separate Cash-in-Transit Heists On Monday Morning

[News24Wire] There were three separate cash-in-transit heists on Monday morning, ahead of an address by Police Minister Bheki Cele in which he announced plans to tackle aggravated robbery in the country.

[News24Wire] There were three separate cash-in-transit heists on Monday morning, ahead of an address by Police Minister Bheki Cele in which he announced plans to tackle aggravated robbery in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa