Statistics South Africa Hosts International Population Conference in Cape Town, 29 Oct to 4 Nov

[Govt of SA] The world’s population scientists are set to tackle population and related issues as experts converge in Cape Town from 29 October to 4 November 2017 for the International Population Conference – the first in the 88-year history of the con…

[Govt of SA] The world's population scientists are set to tackle population and related issues as experts converge in Cape Town from 29 October to 4 November 2017 for the International Population Conference - the first in the 88-year history of the conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SADC Ministers Push for Affordable Roaming Tariffs

[SAnews.gov.za] The high cost of roaming within the SADC region has come under the spotlight at a Ministers of Communications and ICT meeting taking place in Durban, with renewed calls for operators to reduce roaming costs in southern Africa or do away…

[SAnews.gov.za] The high cost of roaming within the SADC region has come under the spotlight at a Ministers of Communications and ICT meeting taking place in Durban, with renewed calls for operators to reduce roaming costs in southern Africa or do away with them altogether.

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Parliamentary Committee Finds Poor Management At KZN Hospital

[News24Wire] A parliamentary committee says the high vacancy rate at the troubled Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has negatively impacted healthcare in the province.

[News24Wire] A parliamentary committee says the high vacancy rate at the troubled Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has negatively impacted healthcare in the province.

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Currie Cup First Division – Round 3 Preview

[News24Wire] The Currie Cup First Division teams will have their sights set on building momentum and working their way into favourable log positions this weekend as the competition nears the halfway mark.

[News24Wire] The Currie Cup First Division teams will have their sights set on building momentum and working their way into favourable log positions this weekend as the competition nears the halfway mark.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Op-Ed – Are DA-Led Coalitions Sustainable Now and Into 2019?

[Daily Maverick] The current turmoil in local government in Nelson Mandela Bay points to the difficulty of forming coalition governments more generally. These were embarked on with much enthusiasm following gains made by opposition parties in local gov…

[Daily Maverick] The current turmoil in local government in Nelson Mandela Bay points to the difficulty of forming coalition governments more generally. These were embarked on with much enthusiasm following gains made by opposition parties in local government elections last year. It may be that the pattern of managing the coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay is related to the personality of its Executive Mayor, Athol Trollip. If his aversion to consultation, that is claimed and reported, is more widely characteristic of the DA-

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Minister Ayanda Dlodlo – Panel Session On Fourth Industrial Revolution At SADC ICT Ministerial Meeting

[Govt of SA] Address by the Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo (MP) during the panel session on the Fourth Industrial Revolution at The SADC ICT Ministerial Meeting, Fairmont Zimbali Resort

[Govt of SA] Address by the Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo (MP) during the panel session on the Fourth Industrial Revolution at The SADC ICT Ministerial Meeting, Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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Jubbaland and KDF Forces Carry Out Joint Sweep in Dhobley

[Shabelle] Jubbaland state troops, along with Kenyan defence forces (KDF) have carried out a joint security operation in the border town of Dhobley on Wednesday morning. The sweep is aimed to beef up the city’s overall security and arrest the killers o…

[Shabelle] Jubbaland state troops, along with Kenyan defence forces (KDF) have carried out a joint security operation in the border town of Dhobley on Wednesday morning. The sweep is aimed to beef up the city's overall security and arrest the killers of three Kenyan construction Engineers on Tuesday.

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Four Beheaded in Kenya in Suspected Al-Shabab Attack – Police

[Shabelle] A Kenyan police official says at least four people have been beheaded by suspected al-Shabab extremists based in neighboring Somalia. Larry Kieng, the police chief in charge of Kenya’s coastal region, says the attack took place Wednesday mor…

[Shabelle] A Kenyan police official says at least four people have been beheaded by suspected al-Shabab extremists based in neighboring Somalia. Larry Kieng, the police chief in charge of Kenya's coastal region, says the attack took place Wednesday morning in the Bobo area of Hindi village in Lamu County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya