Wednesday 12th February
Just announced NO Load Shedding Today
But if Stage One is implemented – 19:00 to 21:30
Pathway From CBD To Sea Vista Complete – The pathway that links the St Francis Central Business District to Sea Vista is complete, and it looks magnificent.
PE, East Cape & Southern Coast
This possibly applies to Humansdorp as well so check if you have an appointment booked
Renewal, issuing of licenses on hold at Nelson Mandela Bay traffic centres – The issuing of new drivers’ licenses and the renewal of licenses is on hold at the Uitenhage and Korsten traffic and licensing centres.
Master’s student freed after two years in jail for rape he did not commit – A Mdantsane man who was sentenced to eight years for rape walked out of St Alban’s Prison in Port Elizabeth, following a successful appeal after spending two years inside.
South Africa & African Continent
Nelson Mandela’s release and the unimagined dream – In stepping out that day, Madiba became more than a symbol to millions, not only in South Africa, but globally.
Mandela’s release 30 years ago was SA’s victory, not an act of kindness by FW de Klerk – The release of Nelson Mandela 30 years ago was a victory for the people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.
Somalia executes two men by firing squad for girl’s gang rape and murder – Somalia executed two men by firing squad on Tuesday for the gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl,
Boko Haram burns travellers to death, abducts women and children – Militant Boko Haram members killed at least 30 people, abducted women and children before burning 18 vehicles,
The Zuma spectacle makes one wonder …- If we can’t tackle corrupt political practices when brought before the criminal justice system, SA has no chance of holding politicians to account.
Casac argues Justice Zondo can amend state capture commission’s terms of reference – Casac has told the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that it is at the discretion of the chair of the commission of inquiry into state capture to amend the terms of reference.
Zondo commission hearing on SAA Technical intensifies during heated exchange – Testy exchange between evidence leader Kate Hofmeyr and former SAAT head of procurement Nontsasa Memela.
Zuma, the idiot-king who will never go away – The straight shooter with a sick note will be the real subject of SONA 2020.
Parliament not distracted by ‘conspiracy theories’ as EFF claims Sona cops plot – ‘Open threats to disrupt the work of parliament, including propagation of conspiracy theories, are not in the interest of the public,’
Western Cape Judge implicated in misappropriation of R8m in legal firm trust funds – Application with the Western Cape High Court to have two directors of a law firm linked to Judge Mushtak Parker struck from the attorneys’ roll.
New UK visa changes are good news for South Africans looking to move – In the wake of Brexit and the UK’s new skills-based immigration system, South Africans are set to have increased access to UK work visas.
Business, Money & The Economy
Banks caught amid EWC disaster – Who will keep paying mortgage bonds if or when government takes property?
Tragedy at sea
Eight dead and four rescued after 32 days adrift in South Pacific – Group left Papua New Guinea in canoe before Christmas and survivors were rescued almost 2,000km away a month later
Weinstein accuser’s agent testifies in New York rape trial – A former agent of accuser Jessica Mann took the stand in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial on Tuesday,
China death rate appears to slow as 39 new cases found on cruise ship – New figures report 95 deaths up to midnight on Tuesday, a drop of 22% on the previous day, as WHO chief warns threat is greater than terrorism.
Vodacom network downtime due to load-shedding – Vodacom has sent a message to mobile customers apologising for network problems due to load-shedding.
Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge – Nazaré, Portugal – The Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge at Nazaré ran today in massive waves and provided non-stop action for six hours straight
History beckons – if Woods can reverse Riviera fortunes – Tiger Woods’ rich history at Riviera Country Club includes almost everything but a victory – something the US superstar hopes to change with a landmark win this week.
Squabbling mice top ‘people’s poll’ award – Anyone who’s travelled on London Underground’s network will know them – the little black mice that scurry along the platforms and under the rails.
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