‘Bra Willie, Our Dream Maker Through Poems and Literature’ – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile’s acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.

[News24Wire] South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile's acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Johannesburg Mayor Appoints New Committee for Finance

[News24Wire] City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed a new member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for finance to replace, Rabelani Dagada, who was removed following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.

[News24Wire] City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed a new member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for finance to replace, Rabelani Dagada, who was removed following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Education Is Key – Kwerepe

[Botswana Daily News] Nokaneng -Parents in Nokaneng have been urged to have a hand in the education of their children by actively working with teachers for better results.

[Botswana Daily News] Nokaneng -Parents in Nokaneng have been urged to have a hand in the education of their children by actively working with teachers for better results.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Travellers Along Southern Corridor Stranded Due to Construction

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Travellers along a road linking Ruvuma, Mtwara and Lindi Regions have been stranded at Chipite Village in Masasi District due to construction of a culvert going on there.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Travellers along a road linking Ruvuma, Mtwara and Lindi Regions have been stranded at Chipite Village in Masasi District due to construction of a culvert going on there.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Walking Bus’ Volunteers Help Nyanga Learners Get Safely to School

[GroundUp] It’s just after 6am in Nyanga, and already scores of neatly uniformed children are making their way to the bus and taxi terminus and to nearby schools. It’s sunny outside and the first day of school, so most of the children are accompanied b…

[GroundUp] It's just after 6am in Nyanga, and already scores of neatly uniformed children are making their way to the bus and taxi terminus and to nearby schools. It's sunny outside and the first day of school, so most of the children are accompanied by parents. What's unusual though is that many of the parents are dressed in bright green vests and are not with their own children.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R20 Million Hit On Alleged Underworld Kingpin Modack – Advocate Tells Court

[News24Wire] There is a R20m hit on suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and that is why he moved around with bodyguards, it was claimed in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] There is a R20m hit on suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and that is why he moved around with bodyguards, it was claimed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City’s Water Reports to DA ‘Irregular’ and ‘Contradictory’ – Federal Chair

[News24Wire] Water updates or “reports” from the office of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to the Democratic Alliance (DA) have been “irregular” and “contradictory”, the party’s federal chairperson James Selfe said on Tuesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] Water updates or "reports" from the office of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to the Democratic Alliance (DA) have been "irregular" and "contradictory", the party's federal chairperson James Selfe said on Tuesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CT Stadium Director Says She Will Resign If Nepotism Claim Is Proven

[News24Wire] A non-executive director of Cape Town stadium, named in a high-level DA investigation into Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille, said on Tuesday that she would resign should allegations that the mayor influenced her appointment be proven true.

[News24Wire] A non-executive director of Cape Town stadium, named in a high-level DA investigation into Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille, said on Tuesday that she would resign should allegations that the mayor influenced her appointment be proven true.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Metrorail Central Line to Operate Again After Prasa Promises Better Security

[GroundUp] Cape Town’s Central Line is to begin operating on Wednesday afternoon after the United National Transport Union (UNTU) and Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) reached a deal on train safety.

[GroundUp] Cape Town's Central Line is to begin operating on Wednesday afternoon after the United National Transport Union (UNTU) and Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) reached a deal on train safety.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa