Daily Archives: March 11, 2014

South Africa: Pistorius Fired Guns in Public – Witness

A friend has testified that Oscar Pistorius twice fired a gun in public before shooting his girlfriend to death. A forensic scientist has also testified against Pistorius in the South African court.

Friend Darren Fresco

Southern Africa: Gender Parity Challenge to Polls

The holding of elections in southern Africa and the rest of the African continent has always created some interesting reading.

Not short of eye-catching headlines and commentaries, focus is usually on the ruling party’s election

Ensuring a safer SA: from national strategy to a local challenge

Pretoria: Supported by various institutions, civic organizations and the broader public, the democratic South Africa has made inroads in the fight against crime, though crime levels remain high.

According to the 20 Year Review, which …

Minister Derek Hanekom welcomes the UK announcement of R1,7 billion towards SKA

The Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom has welcomed the announcement by the UK Minister of State for Universities and Science, Honourable David Willetts for a contribution of 100 million pounds (GBP) equivalent …

SA addressing racially skewed land ownership

Pretoria: President Jacob Zuma says the systematic dispossession of land under colonialism and apartheid has left South Africa with a highly skewed racial distribution in land ownership and agricultural production.

Releasing the 20 Year Review: …