Thursday Jun 13
SMSes for Thursday 13 June 2013
SMS Of The Day *THE Keetmanshoop Town Council must wake up. They are like 'Rip van Winkel'.
Thursday Jun 13
Third language at schools welcomed
A plan for all pupils to learn a third, African, language has been welcomed by linguistic academics who say pupils will benefit greatly from being introduced to multiple languages at a young age.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
'Disbanding ANCYL distorts economic struggle'
The disbanding of ANCYL structures is distorting the struggle for economic freedom, former league spokesman Floyd Shivambu said on Wednesday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Mail & Guardian
ANC Youth League task team dissolves four provinces
The ANC Youth League task team has disbanded four more provincial structures, saying the league is at its weakest state since its unbanning.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
First rain, now snow forecast for Cape
Snowfall is expected in parts of the Western and Northern Cape on Sunday, Cape Town's disaster risk management centre said.
Thu May 30, 2013
Dog sniffs out woman missing for 5 days
A police dog saved an Upington woman from almost certain death after she wandered aimlessly through barren Northern Cape terrain for five days.
Wed May 29, 2013
Namibia: Illicit Connections Endanger Lives
The Southern Electricity Company regional chairman, Abraham Kukuri, has appealed to residents to refrain from making illegal electricity connections to obtain power.
Home Affairs needs huge refugee reality check
While the Department of Home Affairs' refugee centre in Cape Town continues to refuse to accept first-time applications for refugee status, and while the centre has been in such chaos - with police dispersing huge crowds of vulnerable asylum seekers who are trying to get documented - the same department's immigration officials have embarked on ... (more)
Home Affairs needs refugee reality check
While the Department of Home Affairs' refugee centre in Cape Town continues to refuse to accept first-time applications for refugee status, and while the centre has been in such chaos with police dispersing huge crowds of vulnerable asylum seekers who are trying to get documented the same department's immigration officials have embarked on large ... (more)
Mon May 27, 2013
3 dead after car rolls down embankment
See photos as Avaaz demonstrates outside the South Gauteng High Court ahead of their free speech lawsuit against the South African government.
3 killed in Kuruman accident
Two women and a man were killed when their car rolled down an embankment outside Kuruman in the Northern Cape on Monday, said paramedics.
Sun May 26, 2013
Scatec Solar seals deal to develop two more solar energy projects
GLOBAL solar energy provider Scatec Solar will contribute an additional 115 megawatts of solar photovoltaic electricity to the South African grid through the development of two solar energy collection projects worth $388 million after signing a transaction with the Department of Energy.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mail & Guardian
MEC mum on transfer from shady builder
The head of the Northern Cape health department, Gugulethu Matlaopane, this week refused to explain a mysterious R1-million transfer to her account from a building contractor who allegedly accepted millions in municipal payments for houses that he failed to build.
N Cape to swear in new premier
"The legislature received a resignation letter from former premier Hazel Jenkins," said Mpho Masina, spokeswoman in the Speaker's office.
Wed May 22, 2013
Four provinces hold by-elections
Municipal ward by-elections were underway in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, the Northern Cape, and the Western Cape on Wednesday, the Independent Electoral Commission said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Motorist dies in NCape crash
A motorist died when his car hit a barrier and rolled on the R31 between Hotazel and Kuruman, Northern Cape, paramedics said on Monday.
Northern Cape hitchhiker jailed
A hitchhiker who robbed and killed a man who had given him a lift was jailed for 22 years by the Upington High Court, Northern Cape police said on Monday.