Human Rights

Kidnappings, Looting Cited in Ethiopia’s Tigray After Truce

KAMPALA — Allies of Ethiopia’s federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers. The accounts raise fresh concern about alleged atrocities more than three weeks after the warring parties signed a truce that diplomats and others hoped would bring an end to suffering in the […]

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4 Killed in Sao Tome’s Failed Coup Bid, State Media Reports

LIBREVILLE, GABON — Four people were killed in a failed coup attempt on Sao Tome and Principe, the state news agency STP-Press said Sunday reporting a toll from the armed forces chief of staff. The military, which Friday thwarted a coup bid in the tiny Portuguese-speaking archipelago off central Africa considered a beacon of democracy, […]

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City enables Durbanville homeowners

The City continues to assist beneficiaries of Community Residential Units (CRUs) and other City-owned properties through its No Cost Transfer Programme by enabling them to become first-time homeowners. The new programme was approved by Council in October 2022 and will assist qualifying residents across the metro. Earlier this week, on Thursday 24 November 2022, Mayoral […]

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Remember to reduce, reuse and recycle this Black Friday/Cyber Monday

As retailers begin discounting items for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday period, the City of Cape Town would like to urge residents to please shop with waste minimisation in mind. High volumes of packaging waste should also please be minimised or disposed of responsibly. While families in Cape Town prepare to take advantage of Black Friday […]

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Former local Municipal Manager of Dr JS Moroko Municipality arrested for fraud

MPUMALANGA –The former Municipal Manager of Dr JS Moroko Municipality, Mr Nelson Thammy Khubheka (50) appeared before Siyabuswa Magistrate court on Tuesday 22 November 2022 after he was arrested by the Hawks Middelburg based Serious Commercial Crime Investigation for Fraud, Theft and Contravention of (National Treasury) MFMA. It is alleged that during 2019 the accused […]

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Minister Enoch Godongwana: General Laws Amendment Bill debate

Opening remarks by Minister of Finance, Mr Enoch Godongwana during the second debate of the General Laws Amendment Bill in the National Assembly Honourable Members, Today marks a significant milestone in actions taken by South Africa to address deficiencies identified in the country’s ability to deal with money laundering and financing of terrorism by the […]