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Threat of Split Looms as South Africa's ANC Picks New Leader

As delegates from South Africa's ruling African National Congress gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that's threatening to overshadow the contest: to stop the party from splitting. The likelihood of a breakup is probably the biggest in the ANC's 105-year-old history, especially if Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the president's ex-wife and favored contestant, beats his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the vote for party leader, according to analysts.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:34:11 GMT

South African Post Office Takes Over Welfare Payments

The agreement between the South Africa Social Security Agency, known as SASSA, and the state-owned national postal service will take effect from April 1, Radebe told reporters in Pretoria Sunday. A court ruled in 2014 that the contract with Net 1 unit Cash Paymaster Services was invalid, but the deal was later extended until 2018 to ensure welfare payments didn't stop.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:23:49 GMT

Union cautions Nigerians in S/Africa on safety

The Nigerian Union, South Africa , has called on its members to be safety conscious in their daily endeavours in that country. Mr Adetola Olubajo, President of the union, told newsmen in Pretoria, South Africa, on Sunday that the body was worried about the incessant harm meted on its members.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:55:29 GMT

Social welfare director held over R5m theft

One of the directors of a social welfare organisation doing business with the Gauteng government has been arrested following the alleged theft of more than R5million meant for the rehabilitation of drug addicts in the province. Nomawethu Kunene, who is a director of Are Ageng Social Services, was arrested in a police trap in Pretoria on Friday following intense police crime intelligence surveillance.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:38:37 GMT

.com | Why our kids can't understand what they read

This is what results showed when the pupils were tested on literacy skills in languages used at their schools and in the language they spoke the best. Although Lunga failed isiXhosa, his first additional language, he was allowed to pass because the rest of his marks were good.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 04:51:41 GMT

MPs to get science classes

South Africa currently spends 0.8%, compared to more developed economies which spend more than 2%, and Pandor's departmental budget has stagnated. South African MPs would be offered a science policy orientation course next year, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor told the closing plenary of Science Forum South Africa.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:18:49 GMT

Farewell, scorn as Moyo heads back to Harare

Zimbabwe's ambassador to South Africa Isaac Moyo has been re-deployed back to Harare in the position of director general of the Central Intelligence Organisation with immediate effect, as new President Emmerson Mnangagwa consolidates his authority in the post-Robert Mugabe era. Moyo, who was serving as Zimbabwe's envoy to South Africa and neighbouring Lesotho, takes over from retired Maj-Gen Happyton Bonyongwe, who was recently appointed as Zimbabwe's justice, legal, and parliamentary affairs minister by Mugabe in his last days in office.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 20:05:09 GMT

Killer mom refused bail, leave to appeal conviction

The mother found guilty by the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, of the premeditated murder of her two young sons was on Friday denied bail. She will remain behind bars until she is sentenced.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:49:37 GMT
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, also known as Madiba, was born 18 Jul 1918 in South Africa

Educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 1942.

Imprisoned for fighting for equal rights for all sons and daughters of South Africa from 1962 to 1990

Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993, he shared this prize with FW De Klerk

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

Sources: Nobel Prize Institute and Wikipedia.