From War in DRC to Swimming the Open Ocean

[GroundUp] He escaped conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 and travelled 3,400km to Cape Town, an arduous journey that took several weeks. He was only 17 at the time, and came with his sister and two cousins, all of them under 20….

[GroundUp] He escaped conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 and travelled 3,400km to Cape Town, an arduous journey that took several weeks. He was only 17 at the time, and came with his sister and two cousins, all of them under 20. This Saturday, almost five years after being granted asylum in South Africa, Arafat Gatabazi will embark on a 12km swim from Robben Island to Sea Point, raising funds for a creche in Khayelitsha.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trade and Industry Urge SA Businesses to Keep Knocking for Trade Opportunities in Russia

[Govt of SA] The Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy in Russia, Mr Henry Short has urged South African businesses to keep knocking for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Short was addressing to a 20-member South African busines…

[Govt of SA] The Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy in Russia, Mr Henry Short has urged South African businesses to keep knocking for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Short was addressing to a 20-member South African business delegation that has arrived in Moscow to participate in the 2017 World Food Moscow International Exhibition that will be taking place from today until Thursday, 14 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Malusi Gigaba – 2017 Tax Indaba

[Govt of SA] Commissioner of SARS, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Mr. Keith Engel, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to join you this morning to open the 2017 Tax Indaba.

[Govt of SA] Commissioner of SARS, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Mr. Keith Engel, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to join you this morning to open the 2017 Tax Indaba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kensington Community Picket for More Police Resources

[GroundUp] On Sunday, about 50 residents of Kensington in the Cape Town northern suburbs picketed along Voortrekker Road demanding more police to combat gangsterism in the community.

[GroundUp] On Sunday, about 50 residents of Kensington in the Cape Town northern suburbs picketed along Voortrekker Road demanding more police to combat gangsterism in the community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rudi Van Breda’s Body Had Been Dragged or Moved to Where It Was Found – Expert

[News24Wire] Rudi van Breda had been dragged or moved after being axed, a blood stain pattern analyst testified in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] Rudi van Breda had been dragged or moved after being axed, a blood stain pattern analyst testified in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Markram to Lead SA Invitation Xi Against Bangladesh

[News24Wire] Aiden Markram of the Titans will lead the South Africa Invitation XI to play Bangladesh in a three-day tour match at Sahara Park Willowmoore from September 21 to 23.

[News24Wire] Aiden Markram of the Titans will lead the South Africa Invitation XI to play Bangladesh in a three-day tour match at Sahara Park Willowmoore from September 21 to 23.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Students Protest Suspensions, Outsourcing

[GroundUp] On Monday morning, over 100 protesters were gathered outside the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Cape Town campus in a parking lot. The protesters were forced to move to there after private security at CPUT fired stun grenades…

[GroundUp] On Monday morning, over 100 protesters were gathered outside the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Cape Town campus in a parking lot. The protesters were forced to move to there after private security at CPUT fired stun grenades. According to student bystanders, protesters had thrown stones at the security guards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

University Workshop Petrol Bombed, Exams Disrupted During Protests

[News24Wire] Private security guards monitored the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Cape Town campus on Monday, after a workshop at the engineering building was petrol bombed in the early hours and exams were disrupted during a protest.

[News24Wire] Private security guards monitored the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Cape Town campus on Monday, after a workshop at the engineering building was petrol bombed in the early hours and exams were disrupted during a protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa