In The News South Africa

Water-saving shower-heads to be distributed in drought-stricken Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Smaller tourism establishments in the City of Cape Town are set to benefit from the distribution of water-saving shower-heads to assist them during the worst drought in living memory. Wesgro — Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency — will on Wednesday kick-off the distribution […]

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Limpopo testing station closed, licence officers arrested for corruption

JOHANNESBURG, December 12  – Six people, including three driving licence examiners, were arrested for corruption and a testing centre in the Nkowankowa township outside Tzaneen in Limpopo, was closed on Tuesday, Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Simon Zwane said after a 18-month long investigation the six were arrested in a joint operation […]

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Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Matthews Phosa’s campaign team has withdrawn his urgent application to nullify the outcome of the disputed Mpumalanga provincial general council (PGC) which endorsed ”unity” ahead of the party’s national elective conference set to get under way on Saturday. Lawyers for the two warring Mpumalanga factions of […]

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Metrorail must provide alternative transport for Cape Town commuters – Sanco

CAPE TOWN, December 12 – The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) on Tuesday called on rail service provider Metrorail to provide alternative transport for commuters left stranded by the suspension of its service on the key Central Line in Cape Town. The civic organisation said that the inconvenience and frustration caused to the working […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe flies to Singapore

HARARE, December 12 – Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday. The 93-year-old, who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years, resigned after the army and his […]