In The News South Africa

Western Cape High Court declares nuclear deals unlawful and unconstitutional

CAPE TOWN – Earthlife activists celebrated outside the Western Cape High Court after it found government’s nuclear procurement processes to be unlawful and unconstitutional. Judge Lee Bozalek delivered judgement on Wednesday to a packed courtroom. The case was brought by Earthlife Africa and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute against government in 2015. The […]

Business In The News South Africa

Stillwater shareholders give nod to Sibanye takeover

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – Sibanye Gold said on Wednesday that the requisite majority of Stillwater Mining Company shareholders have resolved to approve the $2.2 billion sale of the United State’s sole provider of platinum and palladium. The South African gold and platinum miner received the green light for the transaction following Stillwater shareholders’ meeting held […]

Africa In The News

Somali children vaccinated against measles

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – Almost 30,000 young Somali children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week in a United Nations-backed emergency campaign in one of the country’s hardest-hit towns. “Among vaccine-preventable diseases, none is more deadly than measles,” said UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative Steven Lauwerier […]

In The News South Africa

SANCO proposes road safety indaba

JOHANNESBURG – The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) has appealed to authorities to convene an urgent road safety indaba to come up with interventions to the scholar transport road carnage. The plea follows a crash in which 16 preschool children were injured Tuesday morning after their minibus taxi lost control and rolled several times […]