City of Cape Town’s Planned Hikes for Water, Sanitation, Electricity and Rates

[News24Wire] The introduction of fixed charges for water and electricity and a hefty increase in water and sanitation tariffs are some of the proposals for the next year in the City of Cape Town’s draft budget, tabled on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The introduction of fixed charges for water and electricity and a hefty increase in water and sanitation tariffs are some of the proposals for the next year in the City of Cape Town's draft budget, tabled on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Theatre Review – Meet Me At Dawn – Poetic, Tender and Funny

[Daily Maverick] The script for Meet Me At Dawn never takes itself too seriously despite weaving a deeper story about love, loss, false hopes, what-ifs and if-onlys. By LESLEY STONES.

[Daily Maverick] The script for Meet Me At Dawn never takes itself too seriously despite weaving a deeper story about love, loss, false hopes, what-ifs and if-onlys. By LESLEY STONES.

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How EAC Can Profit From Key Trade Pact

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) stands to benefit from the recently unveiled African free trade area if it consolidates its internal market, according to the East African Business Council (EABC).

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) stands to benefit from the recently unveiled African free trade area if it consolidates its internal market, according to the East African Business Council (EABC).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

NSFAS Is Responsible for Student Allowance Delays – DUT

[News24Wire] Taking a firm stance on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) delays, the Durban University of Technology said the disbursement of bursary allowances was solely managed by the NSFAS office.

[News24Wire] Taking a firm stance on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) delays, the Durban University of Technology said the disbursement of bursary allowances was solely managed by the NSFAS office.

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No Stone Left Unturned to Create Gender-Inclusive Society, Says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister was speaking at the opening of a consultative meeting on the elaboration of the Gender Equality Bill which will make provision for the attainment of equality between women and men as well as boys and girls. This l…

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister was speaking at the opening of a consultative meeting on the elaboration of the Gender Equality Bill which will make provision for the attainment of equality between women and men as well as boys and girls. This legislation is meant to tackle structural and systematic issues that have acted and continue to act as barriers to women's inclusion and participation in the social, economic and political domains of Mauritius, she said.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mysterious Disappearance of South African Maverick ‘Lion’ Orsmond Alarms Family

[Daily Maverick] About six weeks ago a South African went missing in Rwanda, where he was living and working illegally, just as diplomatic relations between the two countries began to thaw. The fact that he was a critic of Rwanda’s government has his f…

[Daily Maverick] About six weeks ago a South African went missing in Rwanda, where he was living and working illegally, just as diplomatic relations between the two countries began to thaw. The fact that he was a critic of Rwanda's government has his family speculating that he was abducted, but for now there seem to be more smoke and mirrors than real clues. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

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Lesotho – Border Crisis Which Upset King Letsie III Dates to Zuma Era

[Daily Maverick] The diplomatic incident between South Africa and Lesotho which saw that country’s King Letsie III reportedly being mistreated by South African officials at the border between the two countries dates back to the Zuma administration, it …

[Daily Maverick] The diplomatic incident between South Africa and Lesotho which saw that country's King Letsie III reportedly being mistreated by South African officials at the border between the two countries dates back to the Zuma administration, it emerged on Wednesday. By PETER FABRICIUS.

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PA and DA Sign Pact Ahead of Trollip No Confidence Vote

[News24Wire] The Patriotic Alliance (PA) has officially signed coalition and co-governance agreements with the Democratic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay ahead of Thursday’s council meeting, in which mayor Athol Trollip faces another vote of no confidence.

[News24Wire] The Patriotic Alliance (PA) has officially signed coalition and co-governance agreements with the Democratic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay ahead of Thursday's council meeting, in which mayor Athol Trollip faces another vote of no confidence.

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