Blouwes Man Maintains Innocence

[New Era] Windhoek -A security guard from Blouwes near Tses in the Keetmanshoop district who is accused of stabbing his wife 12 times in a chest and back with a knife, yesterday maintained his version of events that led to the death of his wife on June…

[New Era] Windhoek -A security guard from Blouwes near Tses in the Keetmanshoop district who is accused of stabbing his wife 12 times in a chest and back with a knife, yesterday maintained his version of events that led to the death of his wife on June 18, 2014 at the settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kraaifontein Parents Demand Places in School for Their Children

[GroundUp] Angry parents demonstrated outside Bloekombos Primary School in Kraaifontein on Monday, demanding that the Western Cape Education Department put up prefab classrooms for children who were turned away from local schools.

[GroundUp] Angry parents demonstrated outside Bloekombos Primary School in Kraaifontein on Monday, demanding that the Western Cape Education Department put up prefab classrooms for children who were turned away from local schools.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences On Passing of Mr Hugh Masekela

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has expressed heartfelt condolences on the sad passing of internationally acclaimed jazz artist, legendary trumpeter, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran Mr Hugh Masekela, who has passed on at the age of 78.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has expressed heartfelt condolences on the sad passing of internationally acclaimed jazz artist, legendary trumpeter, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran Mr Hugh Masekela, who has passed on at the age of 78.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why It’s Taken So Long to Prosecute State Capture Cases in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] The Asset Forfeiture Unit of South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it is probing seven cases related to what has come to be known as “state capture”, involving R50 billion. This development fol…

[The Conversation Africa] The Asset Forfeiture Unit of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it is probing seven cases related to what has come to be known as "state capture", involving R50 billion. This development follows months of public frustration due to lack of action by the country's law enforcement agencies despite mounting evidence pointing to massive corruption. Politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo spoke to legal expert, Professor Penelope Andrews.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Let the City of Cape Town Gaslight You – the Water Crisis Is Not Your Fault

[Daily Maverick] So, government knew the problem was coming. They even had a pretty good idea of when it would happen. And they had all the plans in place to mitigate the disaster. Somewhere between planning in 2009 and today, the wheels fell off, noth…

[Daily Maverick] So, government knew the problem was coming. They even had a pretty good idea of when it would happen. And they had all the plans in place to mitigate the disaster. Somewhere between planning in 2009 and today, the wheels fell off, nothing was done. By JASON NORWOOD-YOUNG.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Rest Assure’

[New Republic] Minutes after being inducted into office as Liberia’s 24th President, President George Manneh Weah went on assuring the people of Liberia that he would do all that lies within his powers to fulfill their dreams and aspirations, promising…

[New Republic] Minutes after being inducted into office as Liberia's 24th President, President George Manneh Weah went on assuring the people of Liberia that he would do all that lies within his powers to fulfill their dreams and aspirations, promising not to let them down as president of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kavetuna Unrepentant On Official Vehicle Use

[New Era] Windhoek -Health and Social Services Deputy Minister Juliet Kavetuna yesterday dug her heels in and refused to accept fault for using her assigned official vehicle to transport three bags of cement recently, despite a public outcry to the con…

[New Era] Windhoek -Health and Social Services Deputy Minister Juliet Kavetuna yesterday dug her heels in and refused to accept fault for using her assigned official vehicle to transport three bags of cement recently, despite a public outcry to the contrary.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Man Guilty of Two Knife Killings

[Namibian] A young man who has been on trial in the Windhoek Regional Court in connection with two knife killings loudly voiced his dissatisfaction after hearing yesterday that he has been found guilty of murder and culpable homicide.

[Namibian] A young man who has been on trial in the Windhoek Regional Court in connection with two knife killings loudly voiced his dissatisfaction after hearing yesterday that he has been found guilty of murder and culpable homicide.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia