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Sanral continues to bully e-toll defaulters - Outa

Johannesburg - The South African National Roads Agency Limited is still harassing and bullying motorists with scare tactics by issuing summons against them for non-payment of e-tolls, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse, despite its acknowledgment that the scheme has failed. "We're getting calls from the public on a daily basis," said Outa portfolio manager for transport Rudie Heyneke, "saying they've been summonsed for not paying e-tolls.



Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:32:10 GMT


.com | Pan-African parliament in grip of existential crisis

Since its creation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament has struggled to make its voice heard, prompting its deputies to ask themselves at a recent gathering: "What are we for?" "Every time we're here, we obsess over the same things. If we are not making laws, then what's the point of being here?" Corneille Padonou of Benin said to his fellow parliamentarians.



Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:19:36 GMT


Chlamydia trachomatis Biovar L2 Infection in Women in South Africa

Peters R, Doyle R, Redelinghuys MJ, McIntyre JA, Verjans GM, Breuer J, et al. Chlamydia trachomatis Biovar L2 Infection in Women in South Africa. Emerg Infect Dis.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:36:16 GMT


Life Esidimeni: Patients' living conditions in spotlight

The living conditions of 58 mentally ill patients housed at a Pretoria NGO came under the spotlight during the second day of the Life Esidimeni alternative dispute resolution hearing The hearing, in its second week, convened last week in front of retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke in order to provide clarity as to what led to the deaths of over 100 patients last year after abrupt closure of the Life Esidimeni hospital. The arbitration is expected to take up to three weeks and is being led by Moseneke at the Emoyeni Conference Centre in Parktown, Joburg.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:53:48 GMT


Court curbs Communication Minister's powers at SABC

The Gauteng High Court Pretoria in a groundbreaking judgment delivered on Tuesday - the same day as President Jacob Zuma eventually appointed a new board of directors at the South African Broadcasting Corporation - limited the powers of the Communications Minister in appointing and firing members of the board. Judge Elias Matojane declared several clauses of the Amended Memorandum of Incorporation and the SABC Charter in respect to the appointment, discipline and suspension of the three executive directors - the Group Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer - inconsistent with the Broadcasting Act and thus invalid.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:39:45 GMT


.com | DEVELOPING: Impact of Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma has once again unexpectedly reshuffled his Cabinet, with the impact of the surprise changes to the national executive reverberating throughout the country. The DA is not surprised by President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, the latest move in Zuma's war against anyone who opposes his project of State Capture.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:33:04 GMT


10111 strikers vow to continue fight for better pay

Workers at the 10111 call centre, who man the police emergency number on Monday vowed to intensify their strike if their salary demands are not met. On Monday, they gathered at the Arts Museum in Pretoria before marching to the Union Buildings to hand over their memorandum of grievances and demands.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:23:00 GMT


South Africa:Sadtu to March to DBE and DHET Offices in Pretoria

Thousands of SADTU members will, on Tuesday, 17 October 2017, embark on a national protest march to the headquarters of the Departments of Basic Education and Higher Education and Training in Pretoria over failures to address among others, the following issues: The pay progression disparity that exists between the teachers and the rest of public service employees.



Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:58:28 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.