Daily Archives: May 3, 2013

Poor rains’ negative impact on crops and livestock

In a media statement on its Climate Prediction Centre’s Africa Hazards Outlook for 02 to 08 May 2013, the OCHA warned on Wednesday that this has negatively impacted crops and livestock in many parts of …

South Africa suspends foreign ministry official after a charter plane carrying 200 guests for wedding of a family with close ties to President Jacob used an Air Force base without military permission

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa suspended a senior foreign ministry official today after a charter plane carrying nearly 200 guests for the wedding of a family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma used an Air Force …

No permission granted for landing of Airbus at Waterkloof

Pretoria: Government has confirmed that there was no executive authority granted for the landing of an A330 Airbus aircraft belonging to Jet Airways at Waterkloof Air Force Base earlier this week.

This was announced by …

SA to showcase itself as investment destination at WEF

Johannesburg: South Africa’s hosting of the 23rd World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa next week will give the country an opportunity to showcase itself as an investment destination, Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on …

Remembering heroes past and present

_: We will never forget the unbridled joy and hope we felt as our nation was born 19 years ago, or the pride we felt as our national sporting heroes excelled and won an astounding …