South African Sign Language to Be Declared 12th Official Language

[Govt of SA] The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) would like to acknowledge the positive step taken by the Constitutional Review Committee of Parliament to finally recommend that the South African Sign Language (SASL) be given an official sta…

[Govt of SA] The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) would like to acknowledge the positive step taken by the Constitutional Review Committee of Parliament to finally recommend that the South African Sign Language (SASL) be given an official status.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament May Be Strangling State Capture Enquiries

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) is increasingly concerned that Parliament may be placing a stranglehold on the committees tasked with investigating state capture by not providing them with the resources they need.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) is increasingly concerned that Parliament may be placing a stranglehold on the committees tasked with investigating state capture by not providing them with the resources they need.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Saves 3 000 Mining Jobs

[SAnews.gov.za] About 3 000 jobs have been saved in the mining sector following Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s approval of Lonmin’s application to acquire Anglo Platinum’s 42.5% stake in Pandora, a joint venture between Lonmin and Anglo P…

[SAnews.gov.za] About 3 000 jobs have been saved in the mining sector following Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane's approval of Lonmin's application to acquire Anglo Platinum's 42.5% stake in Pandora, a joint venture between Lonmin and Anglo Platinum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West to Grade Tourism Establishments for Free

[SAnews.gov.za] The North West Department for Tourism has entered into an agreement with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) to grade establishments at a cost to the department.

[SAnews.gov.za] The North West Department for Tourism has entered into an agreement with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) to grade establishments at a cost to the department.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Poor Prices of Farm Produce Worry Farmers

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -Farmers in Zomba have expressed concern over continued poor prices of produce being offered on the market despite putting effort in value addition.

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -Farmers in Zomba have expressed concern over continued poor prices of produce being offered on the market despite putting effort in value addition.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Media Centre Named After Ronnie Mamoepa

[SAnews.gov.za] The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Press Room will now be called the “Ronnie Mamoepa Media Centre” in honour of the late veteran government communicator.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Press Room will now be called the "Ronnie Mamoepa Media Centre" in honour of the late veteran government communicator.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pottinger Hearings Should Be Open to Public – Opposition

[DA] The DA has written to the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to request that the disciplinary inquiry into Bell Pottinger’s racially fueled propaganda campaign for the Guptas and Zumas in South Africa, set for 18 August 2017 in…

[DA] The DA has written to the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to request that the disciplinary inquiry into Bell Pottinger's racially fueled propaganda campaign for the Guptas and Zumas in South Africa, set for 18 August 2017 in London, be open to the public.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizens Slam Vote for Mugabe to Change Constitution

[News24Wire] Prominent Zimbabweans Wednesday took to social media to slam a vote by MPs from President Robert Mugabe’s party to change the constitution, just four years after the country adopted the new charter.

[News24Wire] Prominent Zimbabweans Wednesday took to social media to slam a vote by MPs from President Robert Mugabe's party to change the constitution, just four years after the country adopted the new charter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Investigations Into Timol’s Death ‘A Cover Up of the Truth’ – Private Investigator Tells Court

[News24Wire] A private investigator commissioned by anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s family has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that previous investigations into Timol’s death amounted to a “cover up of the truth”.

[News24Wire] A private investigator commissioned by anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's family has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that previous investigations into Timol's death amounted to a "cover up of the truth".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa