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Tue, 16 Apr 2024 06:37:16 GMT
Severe Storm Hits Margate, Leaves Trail of Destruction - South African News Briefs - April 16, 2024
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Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:33:58 GMT
Widely Used HIV Drug in SA Flagged for Reports of Resistance - but Experts Say Don't Panic
[spotlight] That HIV can develop resistance to the drugs used to treat it is nothing new, but results from recent studies reveal the emergence of resistance in subsets of people living with HIV to dolutegravir - an antiretroviral widely used in South...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:49:16 GMT
Extortion Rackets Disrupt Work in Cape Town's Townships
[GroundUp] We no longer go to some townships without an escort, says waste collection worker

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:39:56 GMT
Reptiles in South Africa Are Under Threat - but There's Good News Too
[The Conversation Africa] Media reports about the biodiversity crisis and what researchers have argued qualifies as a mass extinction event tend to focus on the big ecological effects. Melting ice sheets, severe weather events, droughts, habitat loss...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:49:12 GMT
Zuma's Eligibility for SA's 2024 Election - - a Tangled Web of Legal and Ethical Dilemmas
[Daily Maverick] While the IEC has challenged the Electoral Court's decision to allow former president Jacob Zuma to contest the upcoming elections, the Constitutional Court must mitigate concerns about bias or conflicts of interest and ensure a fair...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:42:45 GMT
KQ, SAA Reopen Talks On Pan-African Airline After Takasto Deal Failed
[Business Day Africa] Kenya's national carrier and South Africa Airways (SAA) have reopened discussions on the creation of a Pan-African Airline, following the withdrawal of Takatso, an investment firm set to acquire a majority stake in SAA.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:29 GMT
Ramaphosa, Museveni to Discuss DR Congo Crisis
[New Times] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected in Uganda on Monday, April 15, for a two-day working visit in which he will discuss the security crisis in eastern DR Congo with his counterpart Yoweri Museveni.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:01:11 GMT
Digital Textbooks Expand Learning for Engineering Students - South African Study
[The Conversation Africa] In the past four years it's become increasingly common for part or all of a university student's learning to happen online. This transition to digital learning platforms has highlighted the digital divide within educational ...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:59:40 GMT
Members of the Commonwealth and Red Cross and Crescent to Discuss Ihl in South Africa
[ICRC] Pretoria (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the government of South Africa (DIRCO), and the South African Red Cross Society (SARCS) with support from the B...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:37:47 GMT
No Shelter for Homeless Dog Owners
[GroundUp] Except perhaps for a farm in the Karoo

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:37:24 GMT
Finally, Five Months After Police Were Filmed Assaulting a Barber, They Have Been Charged
[GroundUp] Juma Igiranieza was brutally assaulted during an unexpected raid

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:35:37 GMT
South African-Based Fashion Brand Foschini Group Exits Kenya
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Foschini Group Kenya, a South African-based fashion brand, has announced its exit from the Kenyan market after appointing new liquidators to take over its establishments.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:47:13 GMT
Sahpra Recalls Two Batches of Benylin Paediatric Cough Syrup
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has recalled two batches of Benylin pediatric cough syrup.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:29:38 GMT
Macassar Residents 'Will Fight Tooth and Nail' Against Prasa's Plan to Relocate Shack Dwellers
[GroundUp] Hundreds marched on Saturday to protest against PRASA's plan to move shack dwellers occupying the Central Line to Macassar

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 06:25:10 GMT
Heavy Rains and Winds Batter KwaZulu-Natal South Coast - South African News Briefs - April 15, 2024
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Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:29:38 GMT
Cosatu Welcomes the Opening of a New R300 Million Plant in Krugersdorp Injecting Badly Needed Stimulus in the Local Economy
[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes the opening of a massive new R300 million plant to manufacture peanut butter by Tiger Brands in Krugersdorp. This will inject badly needed stimulus in the local economy and create ...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:48 GMT
South Africa's Constitutional Court At 30 - a Solid Foundation but Cracks Are Showing
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Constitutional Court stands out as one of the few government institutions that have protected and advanced the constitutional vision of a participatory democracy and social justice. Many other government insti...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:48 GMT
Tutu Puoane - the South African Singer On Creating Her New Album Out of Lebo Mashile's Poetry
[The Conversation Africa] From her base in Belgium, proudly South African singer, artist and actor Tutu Puoane has carved an international career predicated on consistency and mastery. Her new album, Wrapped in Rhythm Vol 1, features the writing of S...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:33:53 GMT
EFF and MK Party Dominate South Africa's Online Election Debate
[allAfrica] In the lead-up to South Africa's 2024 national elections, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the uMkhonto weSizwe Party (MKP) are dominating the online conversation, according to this biweekly report from the Centre for Analytics and...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 06:14:09 GMT
Student Financial Aid Scheme Board Dissolved - South African News Briefs - April 12, 2024
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Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:11:42 GMT
Cape Town Welcomes Legend Abdullah Ibrahim for a Concert
[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town's Abdullah Ibrahim is set to perform at a sold-out concert at the City Hall tonight, 12 April 2024, after a five-year hiatus.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:13:30 GMT
South African, Botswana Presidents to Visit Limpopo Bus Crash Site - South African News Briefs - April 11, 2024
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Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:26:01 GMT
Safa Happy With Congress Outcomes
[SAFA] Delegates from around the country descended on the venue in the east of Johannesburg to attend an event that was also graced by representatives from, among others, FIFA, SASCOC, COSAFA, and the Special Member, the National Soccer League (NSL).

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:24:37 GMT
Alexkor Vs Creecy in Environment Court Battle
[GroundUp] The state mining company is challenging an environmental compliance notice

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:15:38 GMT
Media Statement - Members of the Public Can Now Directly Petition the National Assembly
[Parliament of South Africa] In a landmark move, the National Assembly (NA) has adopted a transformative amendment to the House's Rules and Guidelines for Petitions. This important amendment heralds a new era of direct public engagement in parliament...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:14:54 GMT
Ramokgopa Visits Camden Power Station
[SAnews.gov.za] Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, continued his visits to power stations with a stop at the Camden Power Station in Mpumalanga, on Thursday.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:14:53 GMT
Creecy Extends West Coast Rock Lobster Fishing Season
[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has granted a short extension of the Nearshore West Coast Rock Lobster fishing season.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:11:43 GMT
Presidents Ramaphosa and Masisi Visit Limpopo Bus Crash Site
[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the quick and compassionate local response to the bus crash which claimed the lives of 45 Botswana nationals is a testament of the warm and compassionate relations between the two countries.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:11:42 GMT
Nzimande Dissolves NSFAS Board
[SAnews.gov.za] Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Professor Blade Nzimande, has dissolved the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and placed it under administration.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:11:41 GMT
Cosatu Demands Urgent Action By the SAPS Following the Brutal Killing of a Worker in Rustenburg
[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is horrified by the brutal killing of Moeletsi Sedi, a young worker who was reported to have been brutally killed by pit bulls in Rustenburg on the 6th of April.

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