Western Cape May Be Testing Ground for Land Expropriation Without Compensation – Minister

[GroundUp] Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mcebisi Skwatsha says government is considering expropriating land without compensation to assist more than 20,000 farm dwellers facing eviction in the Drakenstein Municipality.

[GroundUp] Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mcebisi Skwatsha says government is considering expropriating land without compensation to assist more than 20,000 farm dwellers facing eviction in the Drakenstein Municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

By 2050 There May Be More Plastic in Oceans Than Fish – UN

[News24Wire] Plastic pollution in the oceans has reached a stage where microplastics – pieces smaller than 5mm – now outnumber stars in our galaxy, according to UN secretary general António Guterres.

[News24Wire] Plastic pollution in the oceans has reached a stage where microplastics - pieces smaller than 5mm - now outnumber stars in our galaxy, according to UN secretary general António Guterres.

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Expropriating Land Without Compensation – Shack-Dwellers Have Their Say

[GroundUp] Nowongile Swebe left her rural village in the Eastern Cape in 1989 to settle in Cape Town. She was hoping for better living conditions and more economic opportunities.

[GroundUp] Nowongile Swebe left her rural village in the Eastern Cape in 1989 to settle in Cape Town. She was hoping for better living conditions and more economic opportunities.

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Three Arrested for Illegal Firearms and Ammunition – Hartswater

[SAPS] On Monday, 4 June 2018, the SAPS Crime Intelligence unit in Hartswater, with the assistance of Kimberley SAPS Tactical Response Team (TRT), Kimberley and Hartswater K9 units and the Taung Detective branch launch a joint ad-hoc operation after th…

[SAPS] On Monday, 4 June 2018, the SAPS Crime Intelligence unit in Hartswater, with the assistance of Kimberley SAPS Tactical Response Team (TRT), Kimberley and Hartswater K9 units and the Taung Detective branch launch a joint ad-hoc operation after the recent robbery of a well-known bottle store in Hartswater and another business in Taung where the suspects allegedly fled with substantial amounts of cash and other goods. The armed robbery took place over the weekend in Hartswater and soon led to Pudimoe and Vryb

Proteas Star Miller Returns to Dolphins

[News24Wire] The Dolphins pre-season has been boosted with the news that big-hitting Protea batsman David Miller will return to the franchise following two seasons in Bloemfontein when the 2018/19 domestic season begins later this year.

[News24Wire] The Dolphins pre-season has been boosted with the news that big-hitting Protea batsman David Miller will return to the franchise following two seasons in Bloemfontein when the 2018/19 domestic season begins later this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Domestic Worker Attacked By Employers’ Dogs

[GroundUp] Domestic worker Ntombenhle Mkhize was attacked by two dogs at her employers’ home in Queensburgh in Durban last month. According to Mkhize, Hillcrest police told her they would not investigate because the dogs had not been set on her.

[GroundUp] Domestic worker Ntombenhle Mkhize was attacked by two dogs at her employers' home in Queensburgh in Durban last month. According to Mkhize, Hillcrest police told her they would not investigate because the dogs had not been set on her.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa