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‘Black Panther’ Poised to Become an Oscars Heavyweight

“Black Panther” has, in a way, already been the Oscars. Much of the film’s cast was eagerly highlighted at March’s ceremony: a welcome splash of blockbuster luster at an Academy Awards that largely lacked it. “Black Panther” had at the

Committee Condemns Behaviour of Opposition Members over SASCOC ...

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation strongly condemned the behaviour of two opposition members who abruptly left the meeting after learning that the inquiry report relating to the investigation of allegations of maladministration and financial irregularities at the

Cancellation of Ad Hoc Committee to Inquire into Intervention in the ...

Parliament– The Ad Hoc Committee to inquire into the Intervention in the North West Provincial Government, in terms of Section 100 of the Constitution meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled. Source: Parliament of the Republic of South

Parliament Joins the Nation in Mourning the Death of Former Member of ...

Parliament- Presiding Officers of Parliament, led by Speaker of the National Assembly (NA), Ms. Baleka Mbete, and Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Ms. Thandi Modise, wish to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of former Member

World Bank Doubling Aid to Poor Countries Adapting to Climate Change

The World Bank has announced it is doubling its funding to help poor nations adjust to global warming to $200 billion over five years. “If we don’t reduce emissions and build adaption now, we’ll have 100 million more people living

SOUTH AFRICA: HIGH COURT REJECTS WHITE FARMERS’ CHALLENGE TO ...

CAPE TOWN– South Africa’s High Court rejected a legal challenge on Friday brought by a group representing white farmers against President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plans for land expropriation without compensation. Land is a hot-button issue in South Africa where racial inequality

Afriforum Urgent Application to Stall Parliament’s Land Debate ...

Parliament– A full bench of the Western Cape High Court this morning dismissed AfriForum’s bid to stall Parliament’s consideration of the report from its joint Constitutional Review Committee on amending section 25 of the Constitution. This means the National Assembly

Traditional leaders join fight against social ills

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, in partnership with the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) have unveiled a programme which aims to sensitise traditional leaders on issues of HIV, gender-based violence (GBV), domestic violence and family disintegration. Launched on

Tshwane Central Cluster SAPS arrested notorious Quantum Gang

PRETORIA –The South African Police Service, Tshwane Central Cluster arrested the notorious “Quantum gang”. The “Quantum gang” terrorized stations in the Tshwane Central Cluster for months by committing business robberies at fast food outlets, tuck shops at garages and smaller

President to lead delegation to G20 Summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead a South African delegation to the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The summit will kick off on Friday, 30 November and wrap up on 1 December 2018. Chaired by Argentinian President Mauricio Macri,