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  • 1 November

    Gauteng opens online school admissions system for late applicant

    Johannesburg – The Gauteng Department of Education has opened the online admissions system for 2018 to late applicants, it announced on Wednesday. The system would be open until November 10 for those who missed the June 12 school admissions deadline. No new application will be accepted in January. “The system …

  • 1 November

    Jordaan: I did not rape Jennifer Ferguson

    “I was raped in a hotel room by Danny Jordaan. There is no question about what happened and if he (Jordaan) wants to play on the nuances of that to imply in any way that it was consensual, then he is lying.” This was the reaction from singer and former …

  • 1 November

    "Black Monday" protests spark controversy in S. Africa – Xinhua

    Quartz"Black Monday" protests spark controversy in S. AfricaXinhuaCAPE TOWN, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- So-called "Black Monday" protests against farm murders have sparked a controversy in a South Africa that is still divided over racial lines. On Wednesday, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) joined the ...Here's What The HuffPost SA Team Has To Say About The Old SA FlagHuffington Post South Africa (blog)'Doing the toyi-toyi in a minefield' - EvitaArtslink.co.za News (press release)#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - China's support

  • 1 November

    Ghana Revenue Authority launches national tax Campaign – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyGhana Revenue Authority launches national tax CampaignGhana News AgencyAccra, Nov. 1, GNA - The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a national tax campaign to awaken the consciousness of Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations for continuous development. The campaign on the slogan #OurTaxesOurFuture” is ...and more »

  • 1 November

    European Union observers say poll was more transparent – The Standard

    The StandardEuropean Union observers say poll was more transparentThe StandardAny election dispute should be presented in court, election observers from the European Union have said. The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) also said an initial analysis of result forms for the October 26 repeat presidential poll ...Kenya faces further poll challenges as divisions remainAljazeera.comInt'l poll observers call for dialogue to resolve Kenya's political impasseXinhuaPetitioner wants IEBC bosses punished for

  • 1 November

    Let’s restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe – The Guardian

    The GuardianLet's restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert MugabeThe GuardianRobert Mugabe, 93, says he has been shocked by the number of recent murders in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/AP. Robert Mugabe. Let's restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe. President says he is in favour of lifting ...Zimbabwe's Mugabe reaffirms support for death sentenceXinhuaZimbabwe's Mugabe says he favors resumption

  • 1 November

    SAA’s failure to settle its debt would have resulted in default – Ramaphosa – Citizen

    CitizenSAA's failure to settle its debt would have resulted in default – RamaphosaCitizenThe airline holds a R19.1 billion government guarantee facility to allow it to remain in operation. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the South African Airways (SAA) bailout was a crucial decision made by government because failure to settle debts ...Ramaphosa says not his job to keep Dlamini accountableNews24Apartheid flag should never be hoisted again: RamaphosaSowetanLIVE'We can&#

  • 1 November

    Vigilantism: Akufo-Addo not in control – Spio-Garbrah – Starr 103.5 FM

    Starr 103.5 FMVigilantism: Akufo-Addo not in control – Spio-GarbrahStarr 103.5 FMA former Minister for Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has called on President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo to be tough and disband all vigilante groups affiliated to the New Patriotic Party. According to him, the government has so far failed to ...The demise

  • 1 November

    Nigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants Deal – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants DealCHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria has signed a deal with Russia to build two nuclear power plants in the country, in a bid to end its energy crisis. According to the agreements signed earlier in the week, Russian state-owned company Rosatom is to build the plants in the ...Nigeria: Russia's Rosatom to build power plantThe AFRICAN BULLETINRussia's Putin set to build two nuclear plants

  • 1 November

    5 months to go and SA no closer to Sassa grants solution – News24

    News245 months to go and SA no closer to Sassa grants solutionNews24Cape Town – A joint meeting of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development heard on Tuesday that Treasury had been brought in to review the fast-collapsing deal between the South African ...SassaGate Reloaded: Treasury presses pause button in Sassa/Post Office impasseDaily Maverick#Sassa: Treasury given a week to evaluate Sapo's bidIndependent OnlineNational Treasury to lead talks on South African welfare grant paymentsCitizenAlive For Footballall 7 news articles »

  • 1 November

    Uhuru waited under Moi’s wings for years – Daily Nation

    Daily NationUhuru waited under Moi's wings for yearsDaily NationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta with former President Daniel arap Moi when he paid him a courtesy call at his Kabarnet Gardens residence in Nairobi on February 16, 2017. PHOTO | PSCU. In Summary. The journey would also see him lose battle for control of the ...Ethnic tensions threaten to engulf post-election Kenya. This activist sees a way out.PRISpecter of Violence Looms Over Kenya After Two Disputed VotesBloombergAmidst election-

  • 1 November

    EFCC Summons Former NIA DG, Wife – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONEFCC Summons Former NIA DG, WifeCHANNELS TELEVISIONThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this in ...N13bn Ikoyi cash: EFCC invites ex-NIA DG, wifeThe Punch$43m Ikoyi Money: EFCC Summons Oke, WifeIndependent Newspapers LimitedEFCC Invites Ambassador Oke, Others For

  • 1 November

    Irregular spending rockets to R45.6bn

    Irregular expenditure among national and provincial departments, as well as their entities, has increased 55% since the previous financial year to R45.6bn, says Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. But this amount could be higher as it does not include the irregular expenditure of entities and departments, the audit outcomes of which are …

  • 1 November

    Death toll rises to 12 in Ladysmith shooting

    Durban – A 12th person has died in hospital following Tuesday morning’s deadly shooting in Ladysmith, in the north of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Wednesday. “We can confirm that the eleventh person died later on Tuesday and the twelfth person died today (Wednesday) in hospital,” said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel …

  • 1 November

    ANC NEC calls special meeting

    The party’s branches are currently holding branch general councils and have until 15 November to send their nominations for leadership positions. FILE: ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa. Picture: EWN. JOHANNESBURG – With just under 50 days to go before the African National Congress (ANC)’s elective conference, the party’s …

  • 1 November

    Only 47% of SOEs received unqualified audits

    Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu, the negative trend in audit outcomes for states owned enterprises can be attributed to inadequate controls, monitoring and oversight. Auditor-General (AG) Kimi Makwetu. Picture: GCIS CAPE TOWN – Audit outcomes of state-owned enterprises continue to show a negative trend. Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu …

  • 1 November

    “The country is gripped with panic” as deadlock continues with Sassa and Sapo | News | National

    The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (Sapo) have been entangled in a lengthy negotiation battle to try work out a deal for the payment and management of social grants. On Wednesday evening, the treasury’s director general Dondo Mogajane provided feedback.  He had mediated at …

  • 1 November

    South Africa: Cosatu Statement On the So-Called #BlackMonday March

    press release Millions of people live a terrible existence in this country surrounded by crime, unemployment and poverty and to single out farmers as some rare species that should be specially protected smacks of hypocrisy and racism. There is still a minority of white people in this country who continue …

  • 1 November

    National and provincial audits show irregular expenditure is on the up

    KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Limpopo and Eastern Cape have been found to be the main contributors to increased irregular expenditure of R45.6 billion in the past financial year. This was revealed by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu during a media briefing at the Government Communication and Information System offices in Pretoria this morning. …

  • 1 November

    Jordaan justifies his silence as empathy for victims of gender-based violence

    Johannesburg – Former SA Football Association boss Danny Jordaan says empathy towards victims of gender-based violence led him to remain silent on rape allegations levelled against him. Jordaan finally broke his silence on Wednesday, releasing a statement in which he denied allegations by former ANC MP and singer, Jennifer Ferguson, …