Monthly Archives: October 2016

Acting National Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane: Fees Must Fall Campaign security update

Media statement by the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service: Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane: #Feesmustfall security update and Western Cape firearm success

The South African Police Service has just concluded

Paulpietersburg rapist sentenced to 15 years imprisonment

Yesterday, 27 October 2016, Siphimpilo Mbatha (24) was convicted and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by the Vryheid Regional Court. He was convicted after the court heard how he raped a 71-year-old


South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party and its main political opponent, the Democratic Alliance (DA), are in rare agreement in welcoming Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's announcement this week of

Tourism brings opportunities, employment

Tourism brings entrepreneurship opportunities, creates employment and has the potential of alleviating poverty in rural communities, says Deputy Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa.She was speaking at the launch of the Kai Garib Caravan

Chinese TV Giant Hisense Showcases Its B2B Business

QINGDAO, China, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The president of Hisense Group, Mr. Liu Hongxin, unveiled the branding and visual symbol of Hisense’s B2B business on 25th October in Qingdao. From January to

The Secret Recipe for Powdered Alcohol to be Sold at Auction

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mark Phillips, the creator of Palcohol – powdered alcohol, has decided to auction off the secret formula and manufacturing process for Palcohol to the

DP Ramaphosa pays tribute to Juda Ngwenya

Pretoria - Photographer Juda Ngwenya has been remembered for skillfully documenting South Africa's history ethically, honestly and truthfully.On Wednesday, people gathered for his memorial service at the Rhema Bible Church in Johannesburg,

It is the Duty of Every South African Citizen to Participate in Policy Formulation

It is the duty of every South African citizen to participate in policy formulation. This was said by the Director of Gambling Policy and Law, Mr Nkoatse Mashamaite at the public consultation

Entry into force of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR) and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

South Africa has completed all the administrative processes to facilitate the implementation of the SACU (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland) and the MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay) Preferential Trade


South Africa has been drawn in Group A with near neighbours Swaziland, Lesotho, and Botswana for the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championship. Fourteen under-20 national teams which are members of of the

Global Cocoa Sector Meets in Côte d’Ivoire to Explore New Directions for Sustainability Efforts

$12 Million Regional Initiative Announced by Industry & U.S. Government First CocoaAction Annual Report Released ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 500 representatives of the global chocolate and cocoa sector,

Le Secteur Mondial du Cacao se Rencontre en Côte d’Ivoire Pour Explorer de nouvelles Orientations pour les Efforts de Durabilité

Une Initiative Régionale d’un montant de 12 Million $ annoncée par l’Industrie et le Gouvernement Américain Sortie du Premier Rapport Annuel de CocoaAction ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 26 Octobre 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Près