Mandela’s legacy celebrated – News24

George Bizos and Mandla Mandela (Stefan Heunis, AFP) Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  Â·  Send us your stories Johannesburg – A year after his death, former president Nelson Mandela’s legacy was celebrated throughout the country on Friday. To commemorate the first anniversary, musician Johnny Clegg’s song, Asimbonanga, took on a new meaning. The Zulu word Asimbonanga means “we have not seen him”, and when the song was initially written in 1989, it reflected Mandela’s absence in South Africa, due to him being banned in the media. In a video released on YouTube on Thursday, Clegg is shown teaching the song to a group of…

Ngifuna ukugqama ngokwenza okuhle – Ngema-Zuma – News24

2014-06-09 10:12 Johannesburg – Unkosikazi kaMengameli Jacob Zuma, uBongi Ngema-Zuma, uthi into emqoka kuye ukuthi athole ukugqama ngemisebenzi emihle ayenzela umphakathi. Uthi wakhetha ukuqala iBongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation ngo-2010,  ngemuva kancane kokuba ngunkosikazi kamengameli. “Esikhundleni sokuthi abantu bangilandele ngiya kwaStuttafords ukuyothenga amakha, ngifuna bangilandelele imisebenzi emihle engiyenzela umphakathi,” esho. UNgema-Zuma ubekhuluma eChris Hani Baragwanth Academic Hospital, eSoweto, nalapho ebevakashele khona uphiko lwesibhedlela oluhlala izingane ezinomdlavuza. Ube esenikela ngezinsiza ezithengwe ngo-R100 000 ophuma enkampanini yakhe. Kulokhu bekubalwa amakhompyutha, izingubo zokulala, amashidi namathoyizi.  – “Like” ikhasi lethu kuFacebook ukuze uthole izindaba ngolimi lwakho  – Landela IzindabaNews24 kuTwitter – SAPA Health – Google News

Tongaat mall plans rejected 4 times – News24

2014-04-03 19:03 kalahari.com Guide to the Architecture of Durban and PietermaritzburgDennis Radford brings us this Guide to Architecture of Durban and Pietermaritzburg Now R133.00buy now Durban – Earthworks plans for the Tongaat mall, outside Durban, which partially caved in last year, were rejected four times, a commission of inquiry into the collapse heard on Thursday. Rajagopaul Naidoo, who heads up the municipality’s development, applications and approvals department, said the plans for the earthworks were rejected four times for “issues that could have been rectified by the architect”. The plans were first rejected in March last year, and then again in May, July, and finally in August. The commission heard the plans for the earthworks upon…

EFF sticks to guns in manifesto – News24

More News Economic Freedom Fighters show off an artwork depicting their leader Julius Malema at a packed Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa during the launch of the party’s manifesto. (Ihsaan Haffejee, Sapa) Johannesburg – The Economic Freedom Fighters have stuck to their guns for the nationalisation of mines and expropriation of land without compensation. Party leader Julius Malema on Saturday unveiled the organisation’s elections manifesto at Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa, east of Johannesburg. “We want to do away with colonial patterns of ownership in South Africa,” he said. The manifesto centred around the seven pillars that have come to be associated with the organisation — land expropriation without compensation, nationalisation of mines, nationalisation of banks and…

Cop in court for protester’s murder – News24

2014-01-27 18:20 Johannesburg – A policeman accused of shooting dead a protester appeared briefly in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The matter against the officer, who cannot be named because an identity parade has not been conducted, was postponed to Tuesday for a bail application. He was among four police officers arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a protester. He was the only one who was charged with murder. “After receiving the initial factual report on the incident, it was decided that there is enough evidence to arrest and charge the member who fired the shots, for murder as well as defeating the ends [of justice] and the others for defeating the…

855 killed so far on roads this festive season – News24

2013-12-24 19:34 kalahari.com Christmas Please!A must-have collection of seasonal poems, accompanied by stunning watercolour illustrations. Now R139.00buy now Johannesburg – Since the start of December, 855 people have been killed in more than 700 fatal crashes countrywide, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Tuesday. Gauteng reported the most crashes with 148, KwaZulu-Natal 138, the Eastern Cape 99, Mpumalanga 77, and the Free State 63. Limpopo had 59 crashes, the Western Cape 57, the North West 50, and Northern Cape 25. The RTMC said the contributory factors included dangerous overtaking, speeding, and driving under the influence of alcohol. On the N12, about 20km from Klerksdorp on the road to Wolmaransstad, North West, 14 people were…

Nkandla report out in January – News24

2013-12-04 22:31 kalahari.com The Historical Roots of the ANCGet to know all about the history, background and foundation of the ANC in this fascinating read. Now R90.00buy now Pretoria – Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday dismissed claims that she plans to release her Nkandla report in March with hopes of influencing next year’s general elections. “I never said the report would be released in March next year,” she told reporters in Pretoria. “I said I was trying to have the report released by the end of the year, but the likelihood is that it will be released in January 2014.” Madonsela said statements by her office consistently said the report would be released at…

2 toddlers found dead in Katlehong field – News24

2013-10-16 13:51 Gallery  |  click on thumbnail to view larger image Young sisters found dead in Joburg Two sisters aged one and three have been found dead in an abandoned building near Germiston in Johannesburg. See pictures from the scene. kalahari.com JohannesburgJohannesburg: The elusive metropolis is a pioneering effort to insert South Africa’s largest city… Now R225.00buy now Johannesburg – Two toddlers have been found dead in an open field in Zonkezizwe, Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, the SABC reported on Wednesday. The toddlers, aged 1 and 3, and their mother, were discovered by a person in the area, Lieutenant -Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said, according to SAFM. Their mother was taken to hospital for treatment. According to the…

Cops still searching for poo protesters – News24

2013-08-06 10:26 Video Poo protesters demonstrate outside court 2013-08-02 10:45 Scores of protesters gathered outside the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court where 183 accused were set to appear for charges related to poo protests.WATCH Cape Town – Western Cape police were still searching on Tuesday for four men who dumped human waste on the steps of the provincial legislature on Monday, a spokesperson said. Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said the waste was dumped around 11:20, after which the men fled the scene. “The circumstances surrounding the matter are being investigated, and no-one has been arrested as yet.” Cape Town has been hit by a number of human waste dumping incidents in the past few months by…