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Southern African News aggregated from diverse sources, including Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa & other regional newspapers.

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[News24Wire] Four people were shot and killed amid taxi-related violence in Brakpan, in Ekurhuleni, on Wednesday morning. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] Audit outcomes for municipalities have continued to regress, with irregular and fruitless and wasteful expenditure each ballooning more than 70% for the 2016/17 year. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Daily Maverick] What do Schabir Shaik, Oscar Pistorius, Radovan Krejcir, Tony Yengeni and now Henri van Breda have in common? They have all been high-profile inmates of South African prisons who have been kept in the hospital wings of jails rather than in the general cells. This is despite the [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Swazi Media] People across Swaziland are boycotting registration for the forthcoming election in disputes over constituency boundaries. It follows a reorganisation that increased the number of constituencies, known as tinkhundla, from 55 to 59. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] New Zealand's Nick Briant has been appointed as referee for Saturday's South African Super Rugby derby between the Stormers and Lions at Newlands (kick-off 17:15). [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] Some members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) intend challenging the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term of office for leaders from three to five years. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] A Johannesburg organisation is going out of its way to make sure that citizens are kinder to one another. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] A woman in her 30s was shot dead while jogging in Marlboro Gardens, Johannesburg on Tuesday morning, police said. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) must be "thorough, non-partisan and fearless" in its work in the North West, NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise said. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] Western Cape authorities are investigating an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) official, who allegedly drove an ambulance "under the influence of alcohol" and collided with a police officer's private vehicle. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court on Tuesday convicted a Dixie Boys gang member of the 2016 murder of City of Cape Town law enforcement officer Ben Koopman. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] Residents of Ocean View, Cape Town, retaliated on Tuesday as the Red Ants evicted illegal occupiers from two premises. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Era] Rapid advancements in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank's World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on a country's economy, with a 10 [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] Demands by some opposition political parties that they should be involved in the printing of ballot papers to be used in this year's harmonised elections are outrageous as they are fully aware of the independence of constitutional bodies such as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which they helped to [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] Attention will likely focus on Parliament this Wednesday with locals keen to see whether former President Robert Mugabe will answer summons regarding the looting of Marange diamonds. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] The Dr Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T has blasted a rival faction led by Nelson Chamisa for their violent behaviour and vulgar insults aimed at their leader outside the Supreme Court yesterday. The rowdy supporters of the Chamisa-led MDC-T faction hurled insults and threatened to manhandle Dr Khupe outside the [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Swazi Media] A father in Swaziland raped his 16-year-old daughter to test that she was still a virgin, a court has been told. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] The bodies of two men were retrieved from a cave near Vlakplaas, west of Pretoria on Tuesday, police said. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the Congress of South African Trade Unions' (Cosatu) central executive committee (CEC) - the first such meeting since his election as president of the ANC. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] The lure of easy access to large amounts of cash is what is driving the surge in cash-in-transit heists, says the author of the book Heist, Anneliese Burgess. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa

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