Can South Africa Celebrate Africa Month?

[Daily Maverick] We need to reflect more as we embrace Africa Month as to why and how xenophobia is fuelled in our country. The sad reality is that inflammatory comments by those in positions of power, both politically and socially, have incited divisi…

[Daily Maverick] We need to reflect more as we embrace Africa Month as to why and how xenophobia is fuelled in our country. The sad reality is that inflammatory comments by those in positions of power, both politically and socially, have incited division and violence. This is accompanied by the enforcement of policies that seek to almost "criminalise" migrants and asylum seekers in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CCTV Footage Captures the Moment Two Men Are Shot Dead in Broad Daylight

[News24Wire] CCTV footage of two men being shot dead at point blank range in broad daylight in Bellville, Cape Town on Wednesday, has gone viral after it was posted to social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter.

[News24Wire] CCTV footage of two men being shot dead at point blank range in broad daylight in Bellville, Cape Town on Wednesday, has gone viral after it was posted to social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘He Would Not Interfere With the Law’ – Defence in Siam Lee Bail Hearing

[News24Wire] It was a hotly contested bail application in the Durban Magistrate’s Court as Philani Ntuli, the man accused of murdering Durban North sex worker Siam Lee, set out to prove that he should be released from custody.

[News24Wire] It was a hotly contested bail application in the Durban Magistrate's Court as Philani Ntuli, the man accused of murdering Durban North sex worker Siam Lee, set out to prove that he should be released from custody.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Willemse Drama Latest – Supersport Pulls Trio Off Air

[News24Wire] There was another major development in the A shwin Willemse -Nick Mallett-Naas Botha saga on Friday as SuperSport confirmed that none of the trio would be on air on Saturday.

[News24Wire] There was another major development in the A shwin Willemse -Nick Mallett-Naas Botha saga on Friday as SuperSport confirmed that none of the trio would be on air on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Must Urgently Probe Death Threats At KZN Office of the AG – Parliamentary Committee

[News24Wire] Parliament’s Standing Committee on the Auditor General has condemned death threats made against staff working in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) office of the Auditor General (AG).

[News24Wire] Parliament's Standing Committee on the Auditor General has condemned death threats made against staff working in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) office of the Auditor General (AG).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dutch Arms Dealer’s Extradition Papers Arrive From the Netherlands

[News24Wire] Extradition papers for Dutch arms dealer Augustinus Kouwenhoven have arrived from the Netherlands, the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday.

[News24Wire] Extradition papers for Dutch arms dealer Augustinus Kouwenhoven have arrived from the Netherlands, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court heard on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Security At Home Affairs

[GroundUp] Refugees and asylum seekers say that the Home Affairs offices on the Foreshore in Cape Town are more chaotic than ever since security vanished at the facility.

[GroundUp] Refugees and asylum seekers say that the Home Affairs offices on the Foreshore in Cape Town are more chaotic than ever since security vanished at the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dear Ivo Vegter, the Real Quackery Lies With Big Pharma

[Daily Maverick] Ivo Vegter finds pharmacists selling quackery more credible than homeopaths, as he wrote in two columns about ethical pharmacists. A true scientist has an open mind, hence should be careful about labelling ostensible “otherness” from t…

[Daily Maverick] Ivo Vegter finds pharmacists selling quackery more credible than homeopaths, as he wrote in two columns about ethical pharmacists. A true scientist has an open mind, hence should be careful about labelling ostensible "otherness" from the (kn)own paradigm as quackery or ludicrous.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

BNA Reduces Banks’ Mandatory Reserves From 21 to 19 Percent

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Bank of Angola (BNA) on Friday decided to reduce the mandatory national currency reserves from 21 to 19 per cent, a measure which, among others, increase credit in the economy.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Bank of Angola (BNA) on Friday decided to reduce the mandatory national currency reserves from 21 to 19 per cent, a measure which, among others, increase credit in the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola