Daily Archives: December 5, 2018

nChain Unveils Ground-breaking Metanet Project to Power the Internet on Bitcoin SV Blockchain

LONDON, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — nChain, the global leader in blockchain research and development, has revealed its ground-breaking “Metanet” project to power and integrate the Internet through the Bitcoin blockchain.   Using intellectual property it has created, nChain will develop

Wave of Sexual Assaults on South Sudanese Women, Girls Condemned

The head of the U.N. mission in South Sudan has condemned a recent wave of rapes and sexual assaults on women and girls near the town of Bentiu. “These attacks on vulnerable civilians are absolutely abhorrent and must stop. The

NPA provisionally withdraws Estina dairy farm case

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has provisionally withdrawn its case against 11 accused who were allegedly involved in the Estina dairy farm case. “As a result of the outstanding evidence that is not within our jurisdiction, the State is not

Second land invasion suspect appears in court

This morning, a 62-year-old suspect appeared at the Ntuzuma Magistrates Court on charges of fraud, malicious damage to property, trespassing and intimidation. The suspect handed himself over to investigators from the Provincial Task Team who are investigating illegal land invasions

Man arrested after randomly shooting in CBD Pretoria

Pretoria Central SAPS have made an arrest in an incident where the suspect aged 38 randomly shot and led to death of one person. At about 21:30 last night, the SAPS members were patrolling at corner Prinsloo and Struben Street

Committee Concerned on the Number of Suspensions in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform has raised serious concerns with progress regarding the Elandskloof Communal Property Association land claim and the high number of suspensions of officials and managers in the Department of Rural Development

National Assembly Approves Three Legislative Matters at Plenary Sitting Today

Parliament– The National Assembly approved redrafted versions of three Bills today – the Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill, the Copyright Amendment Bill and the National Gambling Amendment Bill. The Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill and the Copyright Amendment Bill are aimed at

Scopa Says the SIU Should Be given Space to Conclude Investigation on Giyani Project on Water

Parliament– The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) says the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) should be given a chance to complete the investigation into the Giyani contract that escalated from R100m at inception to R2.4 bn to date. Scopa was

Agricultural Transformation Initiative Hosts First Annual Summit with Key Stakeholders in Malawi to Discuss Economic Diversification on December 4 and 5

Agricultural Transformation Summit to address challenges facing smallholder tobacco farmers as a result of reduced global demand for tobacco LILONGWE, Malawi, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) is co-hosting the first annual Agricultural Transformation Summit with Palladium