Daily Archives: May 30, 2016

South Africa: Khayelitsha Residents Close Down School in Protest

Residents of two Khayelitsha wards closed Kuyasa Primary School today in protest against what they say are unsafe conditions. The residents were also protesting at the ANC’s choice of candidate for the two wards in the municipal elections.Residents tol…

Rural areas need new economic engines to create jobs

The Financial and Fiscal Commission acting CEO, Bongani Khumalo, says rural areas need new economic engines that will contribute to alleviating poverty and creating jobs.Khumalo said this when he briefed journalists ahead of tabling the Commission’s an…

South Africa: Bosman Wins Comrades Thriller and Gatebe Grabs Men’s Record

If sport is entertainment then the Comrades women’s ultra-race was the ultimate drama but in the end, after 385 minutes of running on Sunday, it was Charne Bosman (@Nedbank Dream Team) who prevailed to at long last fulfil her dream.Last year’s champion…

300 SOUTH AFRICAN FIREFIGHTERS LEAVE FOR CANADA TO HELP FIGHT ALBERTA WILDFIRES

More than 300 South African firefighters have left from OR Tambo International Airport here for Canada to assist in the first against wildfires in western Canada where some half a million hectares of land have been scorched.The firemen and women, who a…