Daily Archives: June 8, 2016

PAM tops PR ballot papers for elections

The Pan Africanist Movement (PAM) got lucky on Wednesday when it was randomly drawn out of 204 parties to top the ballot paper for the 3 August Local Government Elections. This means that the relatively small party will top the proportional representation (PR) ballot papers in all municipalities where it is contesting the municipal elections.

KZN education condemns attempt of burning school

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has learnt with shock about an attempt made by disgruntled community members to burn Mvaba High School in Durban (Inanda), earlier today. It was reported that community members attempted to burn the school this morning following the suspension of the school principal. “The department condemns this barbaric act and warns that

SA displeased with handling of terror alert

Government said in a statement on Wednesday that it is displeased with how the threat of violent extremism and terrorism has been handled. “South Africa as a sovereign, peace-loving country has always adopted a professional manner in engaging with other countries on these issues. We are therefore displeased with the manner in which some countries

AFRICA’S FASTEST COMPUTER LAUNCHED AT SOUTH AFRICA’S RESEARCH INSTITUTE

The launch of Africa’s fastest computer at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) at Stellenbosch near here is already improving South Africa’s competitiveness in the research and development space. Dr Thomas Auf der Heyde, the Deputy Director-General for Research Development and Support at the Department of Science and Technology, said this when he