The Number 1 Jack Nicklaus course in Africa! – St Francis Links now rated number 5 in South Africa
Forward Santareme 2020 – Residents look at the next step for the greater Santareme area
Shop robbed by armed men in Humansdorp – Police arrested a 21 year old man within a few hours after a business robbery in Humansdorp on 21 January 2020.
Critical Bay water supply: questions the municipality won’t answer – Questions on the water supply issue in Nelson Mandela Bay have been sent to the municipality on three separate occasions since August, but no response has been received to date.
Sufficiency should underpin new oceans management model – The new oceans economy should be driven by a global redistribution of natural resources and a move away from the chimera of economic growth to a fresh new “sufficiency” narrative.
Makana municipality to appeal against ‘administration’ judgment – Mayor says municipality has improved and wants dissolution overturned
South Africa & African Continent
Malema was ‘panicked’ that it could have been his son in the river – The EFF leader has vowed to seek justice for drowned high school boy Enock Mpianzi.
Teacher wounded after shooting at Durban primary school – A teacher was wounded on Wednesday when gunmen posing as parents opened fire at a Durban school.
Mpianzi probe: ‘We are giving input with honesty and courage’ – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will be laying charges against the school in the next 48 hours.
Gordhan: You are paying 4 times more for electricity because of stealing at Medupi and Kusile – South Africans are paying up to four times more for electricity to finance stealing and cost overruns at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.
SAA business rescue adds to SA Express financial woes – court papers – The fact that national carrier SAA has been placed in business rescue is risking the viability of another state-owned airline, SA Express
Mrwebi ‘quashed criminal charges against ANC top officials involved in R144m corruption case’ – Details of how advocate Lawrence Mrwebi, then national head of the NPA’s Special Commercial Crimes Unit, quashed charges involving top KwaZulu-Natal ANC officials.
When the rich buy indemnity, justice is denied – How much discretion does a prosecutor have to decline to prosecute? Is mediation always a good thing? Is there sometimes an obligation to prosecute?
ANC kisses #RET campaign goodbye, affirms economic growth as priority – The fightback faction failed to muster any support at the governing party’s meetings to kick off the political year at the weekend.
We will ‘strengthen BEE’ and move forward with expropriating land – Magashule – The ANC wants to ‘de-racialise our towns and cities and transform apartheid era spacial patterns’, its secretary general said.
Business, Money & The Economy
Investors can’t trust what they think they know about the rand – The currency is rarely what it seems..By the end of 2018, the rand had lost 54% against the dollar in just eight years
Telkom blames Vodacom and MTN for its problems – Here is the truth – Telkom is planning to retrench as many as 6,000 employees in 2020 and recently commenced a consultation process with organised labour regarding the staff cuts.
South African salaries in 2020: what professionals earn – Specialist recruitment firm Michael Page has published its latest salary guide, showing what skilled professionals in 185 different jobs in South Africa can expect to earn in 2020.
China to bar 11m residents from leaving city at centre of outbreak – Government unveils new countermeasures as country prepares for lunar new year as death toll doubles to 17
Defence hits back after graphic prosecution claims – The trial of ex-movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has begun in earnest in New York with graphic prosecution statements on his alleged crimes.
Australian Open 2020 Day 4: Tennis world stunned by ‘filthy’ Melbourne Park’, Kyrgios’ surprise bonus
Porn site offers Meghan Markle a job – but it’s not what you think – Since ditching their senior roles in the British royal family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have received “job offers” from all corners of the globe.
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TODAY 23 January
South African student embarks on #FridaysForFuture climate strike
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