Training programme provides big dreams for small town boy

Training programme provides big dreams for small town boy

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – As a child growing up in the small town of Zoar in the Western Cape, Ryan Adams had two dreams: to one day be More »

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa   Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator for the country said. The aid workers were traveling More »

Trump: US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

Trump: US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa (CNN)US President Donald Trump has declared he would be willing to go it alone to restrain North Korea’s nuclear weapons program should China fail to change the More »

Climate change could render Sudan ‘uninhabitable’

Climate change could render Sudan ‘uninhabitable’

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Temperatures are rising, water supplies are scarce, soil fertility is low and severe droughts are common. After years of desertification, its rich biodiversity is under threat and More »

Farm workers still maltreated, hearings find

Farm workers still maltreated, hearings find

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Evictions and the bad, cruel behavior of farm workers were among the troubling trends uncovered by country-wide hearings by the cover Committee on Rural Development and Land More »

Limpopo residents attack pastors and congregation

Limpopo residents attack pastors and congregation

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Limpopo police have pushed into water a manhunt for a group of group members who attacked church pastors and their persons in great number in Mecklenburg More »

EFF to hold vigil on Sunday evening ahead of Malema’s court appearance

EFF to hold vigil on Sunday evening ahead of Malema’s court appearance

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa EFF first Julius Malema said to so give support to his supporters to go into land 2 years ago at the meeting of friends’ elective meeting The More »

EFF will ask Parliament to dissolve Eskom board

EFF will ask Parliament to dissolve Eskom board

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Economic Freedom Fighters on Friday called on the board of Eskom to move after Ceo Brian Molefes example in making ready to put up with too More »

Kidnapped Cape businessman still missing

Kidnapped Cape businessman still missing

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Cape Town business-man Naushad Deshmukh was still lost by Friday after 12 a.m. with no new developments, Western Cape police said.Representative Captain FC Van Wyk said the More »

DA to lay charges against Brian Molefe after Eskom resignation

DA to lay charges against Brian Molefe after Eskom resignation

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Democratic agreement (DA) will put charges against Eskom Ceo Brian Molefe supporters his statement giving up position, the meeting of friends said on Friday. Molefe resigned More »

 

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Trump: US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

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Posted By: Shopprice South Africa (CNN)US President Donald Trump has declared he would be willing to go it alone to restrain North Korea’s nuclear weapons program should China fail to change the situation, saying if Beijing won’t help solve it, then “we will” alone. “China will either decide to help us with North Korea or

‘Reinstate charges to help clear Zuma’

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Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – SACP deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin has called for the reinstatement of arms deal corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma to help him clear his reputation and that of the country and the ANC. Speaking to Cape Times sister paper The Mercury during Cosatu’s May Day rally at the

Understanding the impact of Nkandla: Emeritus professor UCT

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Shopprice South Africa To understand South Africa’s civics we need to acknowledge that it follows along  two  roads: the formal world of laws,institutions, including parliament, the courts and the administrative organs like the Public Protector, and on the other the informal dynamics and  force  calculations of the force barons within the ANC alliance.   If the first track controlled politics, Zuma would already

Mixed response from political parties on class of 2015 results

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – There were mixed response by political parties to the matric results of 2015, with most saying the drop in the overall pass rate was due to poor governance. – Matric results will be accessible here on Wednesday. The 2015 national pass rate fell to 70.7%, compared to 75.8% in 2014. In a statement, the ANC

Cosatu is eating away

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Shopprice South Africa Cosatu must rise, President Jacob Zuma told assigns to the union federation’s 12th national congress at Gallagher Estate in Midrand last night amid divisions over the direction it should take. Zuma, whose address was postponed by several hours, told delegates they should forge ahead and unite the working class. “Cosatu must emerge

EFF says no to Parliament medical aid

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Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has gone to court to challenge a provision that forces all MPs to be on the state’s medical aid scheme. The party is challenging the imposition of Parmed, the medical aid scheme for MPs, on its members on the grounds that it infringes on

EFF to take Zuma to court over Nkandla

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Shopprice S.Africa Johannesburg – The EFF is taking PresidentJacob Zuma to court in its bid to have him repay some of the money spent on his private Nkandla home, the party said on Thursday. “The case number [CCT143/15] of the #EFF application to the Constitutional Court to force Zuma to #PayBackTheMoney #Asijiki,” read a tweet

Zuma calls for unity at ANC Women’s League congress

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Shopprice S.Africa ohannesburg – President Jacob Zuma emphasised the importance of unity in the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) when he addressed their long-awaited conference on Thursday night. Zuma called on delegates not to focus on the leadership battle, which had become a trend, but on policies affecting women. “Why are we doing it? We are

Mbete displeased with Madonsela’s media briefing

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Shopprice S.Africa The Office of the Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, has confirmed that there has been a number of letters between it and the office the Public Protector. Mbete’s office said this in response to the Public Protector’s media briefing. Madonsela addressed the media in Pretoria on Monday. Mbete’s office has described as unfortunate

ANC E Cape Sarah Baartman elective congress postponed

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Shopprice S.Africa The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has postponed the Sarah Baartman regional elective congress scheduled for this weekend to next weekend. The region is one of the five gearing up for elective regional conferences in the province. Two weeks ago, the ANC’s National Working Committee led by President Jacob Zuma