Daily Archives: November 16, 2017


Parliament's Presiding Officers, on behalf of the National Legislature, welcome the swiftly undertaken efforts by the South African government and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regarding the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe.

MEC Alan Winde provides update on avian influenza

Province's commercial poultry farms reach one month infection-free mark Today (16 November 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, provided an update on avian influenza during a sitting of the Western Cape

Africa Politics Creep Into French PM’s Visit to Morocco

RABAT, MOROCCO France's prime minister launched a mission Wednesday to reinvigorate trade and cooperation with Morocco, which has steadily positioned itself as a regional economic powerhouse focused on Africa instead of

Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai Calls on Mugabe to Resign

HARARE Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday President Robert Mugabe should resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power.Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only

SADC Organ Troika meets over tensions in Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has called an urgent Organ Troika meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.The

Traffic officer nabbed for robbery

GIYANI CLUSTER: A traffic officer stationed at Hazyview in Mpumalanga was arrested on Wednesday by the police in Lulekani for business robbery.Four men were travelling in a red sedan when three of

News in Brief 16 November 2017 (AM)

UN agency chiefs call for end to Yemen blockadeThe closure of air, sea and land ports in Yemen is hampering the delivery of humanitarian aid and threatening the lives of millions of

SA sees snow in November

As the country woke up to winter-like temperatures on Thursday, the South African Weather Services (SAWS) has issued a special weather advisory for heavy rain and snowfall for some parts of the