Angola’s new leader brings change to Africa’s politics: Angola’s new leader is working hard to distance himself from the legacy of one of Africa’s longest-serving presidents and he is pursuing closer relations with South Africa. President Joao Lourenco (63) is expected to visit South Africa on Thursday and Friday. This visit is following the meeting Lourenco had already had with President Zuma in
6 arrested after explosives recovered in Nyanga: Six suspects were arrested in the Samora Machel informal settlement in Nyanga on Wednesday for being in possession of explosives. The arrest of the suspects, aged from 24 to 34, took place as members attached to the K9 Unit conducted search operations in the area with a focus on illegal firearms and drugs. Police spokesperson
‘Put gender-based violence in the spotlight everyday’: Women and children advocacy groups have urged the city of Johannesburg to “put gender-based violence in the spotlight” every day, throughout the year. Speaking at the city’s 16 Days of Activism Symposium, organised by the social cluster in Florida Park Wednesday, Zandspruit community leader Noxolo Pefile said women get abused every day in their communities.
DA to hold final rally ahead by-elections: Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its final push rally at the Harry Gwala Multipurpose Hall in Zamdela Vereeniging. The Metsimaholo Local municipality will hold by-elections on November 29 after the former coalition government was dissolved in July this year. A total of 21 wards will be contested during the elections. Free State DA spokesperson Nomawethu
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