Daily Archives: October 8, 2018

Prison Standoff in South Sudan’s Blue House

Prisoners in South Sudan’s notorious Blue House say about 200 of them broke into a store in the prison where weapons are kept early Sunday morning local time and are holding two “unharmed” prison guards hostage, demanding the government provide

The dti and Productivity SA to Bring Workplace Challenge Programme’s 20-Year Celebrations to Free State

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Productivity South Africa will commemorate 20 years of productivity improvement by the Workplace Challenge Programme at an event that will be held in Botshabelo, Free State on Tuesday, 16

PRASA to Brief Committee on Transport on Strategy to Curb Burning of Trains

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Transport will on Tuesday receive a briefing from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) on the burning of trains and a strategy the entity has in dealing with the challenge. The Chairperson of


PRETORIA– The Zulu kingdom, KwaZulu-Natal, cemented its position as the darling of mega events’ organisers when the City of Durban was announced as Africa’s premier meetings and conference destination. The City of Durban received the honours at the World Travel

Oxfam: Nigeria, Singapore and India Fuel Wealth Gap

Nigeria, Singapore and India are among countries fueling the gap between the super-rich and poor, aid agency Oxfam said Tuesday as it launched an index spotlighting those nations doing the least to bridge the divide. South Korea, Georgia and Indonesia

Government activities for the week, 8 to 14 Oct

Government has scheduled the following briefings/activities for the week: 08 – 14 October 2018. The activities, which are aligned to the National Development Plan and outlined in the Medium Term Strategic Framework 2014-2019, are undertaken to build a better South