City of Joburg Determined to Reduce Road Carnage During Easter

[News24Wire] Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba will be launching a road safety awareness campaign on Tuesday in an attempt to reduce road carnage during the Easter weekend.

[News24Wire] Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba will be launching a road safety awareness campaign on Tuesday in an attempt to reduce road carnage during the Easter weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bus Owners Postpone Strike By 2 Weeks

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Upcountry bus operators strike organised by the Tanzania Bus Owners Association (Taboa), that was to commence today has been postponed for two weeks to let the Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Upcountry bus operators strike organised by the Tanzania Bus Owners Association (Taboa), that was to commence today has been postponed for two weeks to let the Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa, work on the presented concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

7 State Witnesses in Jamii Forums Case

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The prosecution has lined up seven witnesses to testify in a criminal case facing two owners of the popular social network, Jamii Forums, during the full hearing which is scheduled for May 3.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The prosecution has lined up seven witnesses to testify in a criminal case facing two owners of the popular social network, Jamii Forums, during the full hearing which is scheduled for May 3.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Seven Reasons Why Reclaim the City Is Occupying Helen Bowden and Woodstock Hospital

[GroundUp] Just over a week ago, Reclaim the City supporters, with the support of housing activists from across Cape Town, occupied two inner-city sites owned by The Western Cape Provincial Government – the Woodstock Hospital and the Helen Bowden Nurses Home near the V&A Waterfront. The occupation was in response to the sale of the Tafelberg site in Sea Point, a decision which we maintain was unlawful. In spite of the City’s housing and affordability crisis — Cape Town is ranked third globally in annual property

[GroundUp] Just over a week ago, Reclaim the City supporters, with the support of housing activists from across Cape Town, occupied two inner-city sites owned by The Western Cape Provincial Government - the Woodstock Hospital and the Helen Bowden Nurses Home near the V&A Waterfront. The occupation was in response to the sale of the Tafelberg site in Sea Point, a decision which we maintain was unlawful. In spite of the City's housing and affordability crisis -- Cape Town is ranked third globally in annual property

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EU Offers Sh490 Billion for Dar Projects

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has signed a financing agreement grant involving Sh490 billion from the European Union to support strategic development projects in the next four years.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has signed a financing agreement grant involving Sh490 billion from the European Union to support strategic development projects in the next four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Unhappy Mondays – an ‘ANC Day’ to Remember

[Daily Maverick] Political life as we know it has changed. But despite that, some of the structure still tries hard to make itself felt. For political reporters, Monday has been an “ANC Day” for as long as any of us can remember. It’s the day when Luth…

[Daily Maverick] Political life as we know it has changed. But despite that, some of the structure still tries hard to make itself felt. For political reporters, Monday has been an "ANC Day" for as long as any of us can remember. It's the day when Luthuli House gets surrounded by police cars, when morning radio bulletins feature the phrase "Crucial meeting of the ANC's .....", and traffic in the Joburg CBD is somehow even worse. But this "ANC Day" was always going to be strange. And in the end, it was going to be strangely

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Arraign Controversial Filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe, for ‘Theft’

[Premium Times] Controversial filmmaker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbede, and his alleged accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, have been arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds involving N39, 098,100, $90,000 and £12,550.

[Premium Times] Controversial filmmaker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbede, and his alleged accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, have been arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds involving N39, 098,100, $90,000 and £12,550.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzaniteone, Villagers Agree to Mend Fences, Open New Chapter

[Citizen] Mirerani -Residents of Mirerani area in Simanjiro District have been asked to live in harmony with TanzaniteOne, a company which has invested in tanzanite mining in the area.

[Citizen] Mirerani -Residents of Mirerani area in Simanjiro District have been asked to live in harmony with TanzaniteOne, a company which has invested in tanzanite mining in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania