Monday 7th October
St Francis & Kouga News
An Anti-Litter campaign takes form with Eco-Bricks – Some will recall the Rotary Recycling scheme run from a tiny wooden cabin set on God’s Acre in Sea Vista.
Ian Crane Wins Red Bull Airborne – Ian Crane (USA) has won the Red Bull Airborne France, an aerial specialty event featuring 18 of the most innovative surfers in the air
National & African News
Expired materials and flyaway tents: What researchers found when they looked at HIV testing in South Africa – As children, they escaped the virus through revolutions in medication. But today, they face an old foe again
The Ndlovu Youth Choir’s first international performance after AGT was a sold-out show – The Ndlovu Youth Choir just had their first international gig after taking part in America’s Got Talent, and it was a sold-out show.
‘Devastated’ Lesufi hints at inside job after Soweto smart school robbed of R3m in equipment – Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has described the theft and wanton vandalism at schools as “emotionally draining”.
The Chronicles of Grand Azania, Part One: How a slush fund paid for Floyd Shivambu’s wedding – Floyd Shivambu’s slush fund Grand Azania paid over half a million rand for his wedding celebrations in April 2017.
Malema proudly owns his friendship with Adriano Mazzotti – The EFF leader has thrown down a challenge to anyone using his relationship with the ‘cigarette smuggler’ to criticise him.
Cyril Ramaphosa: A determined president hampered by the quagmire of State Capture – Taking the measure of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first 100 days in office and beyond reveals a sea-change for which he gets no credit through the combined effects of a political fightback and an economy so bad it casts an overall p
The great exit of the State Capture linchpins – While the clamour for criminal prosecutions against State Capture is the key public narrative, there has been a significant exit of the linchpins and enablers,
The spectre of a Mabuza presidency has split the DA over Maimane – The loss of 400,000 voters, a Steinhoff sponsorship and wrangling over black empowerment are not the only things that have Maimane’s DA opponents calling for his head.
Business, Money & The Economy
SAA: Air Chefs handling strike, passengers need not bring own lunch – Passengers on South African Airways, SA Express, Mango and SA Airlink may not need to pack a lunch for their flights, as advised by labour looking to strike at Air Chefs.
Tourism Department and SA Tourism get qualified audits – Minister hints that R98m in irregular expenditure at tourism agency could be behind its CEO’s suspension.
House Dems believe they have enough votes to pass articles of impeachment, senior member says – Democrats believe they have the 217 votes needed to pass articles of impeachment against President Trump stemming from his Ukraine call
Thousands on streets of Hong Kong rage against mask ban – Peaceful protests in heavy rain descend into violence after police try to disperse crowds
EU decision on Boris Johnson’s deal could happen by ‘end of the week’ – Mr Johnson submitted fresh proposals last week to the EU that included new arrangements for the Irish border.
On paper, this is already the filthiest Rugby World Cup ever! – On paper, this is already the filthiest World Cup ever and we have only completed three rounds, but are the players really that ill-disciplined or are they simply failing to adapt
Remembering all South Africa’s fallen World War II heroes – South Africans, especially young people, must never forget where they come from and the history of the country, says the last of the Rivonia trialists. Denis Goldberg