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Fans bop and sway at #CTIJF free concert
Fans bop and sway at #CTIJF free concert
Thousands of jazz lovers were drawn to a foretaste of what can be expected at the 18th edition of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
Parking at a premium for #CTIJF
Parking at a premium for #CTIJF
Cape Town International Jazz Festival organisers have encouraged festival goers to consider carpooling or using taxis to travel to the concert venue.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
Cape Town catches the theatre bug at Infecting the City
Cape Town catches the theatre bug at Infecting the City
As part of the Infecting the City festival, gripping performance-art pieces that hinted at social issues took place in Cape Town.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
High school jazz bands wows at #CTIJF warm up
High school jazz bands wows at #CTIJF warm up
Eight high school jazz bands from around the Western Cape wooed an Artscape audience, in the run up to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
#CTIJF to be 'an experience of different sounds, foods, people'
#CTIJF to be 'an experience of different sounds, foods, people'
Jazz is about mixing things up, and that is the experience the director of the 18th Cape Town International Jazz Festival hopes people will have.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
Fiesta ST joins Ford fire risk recall
Fiesta ST joins Ford fire risk recall
The Ford Fiesta ST 'hot' hatch is being recalled in South Africa for the same fire risk that afflicts the Kuga.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
De Lille blocks debate on budget
De Lille blocks debate on budget
For the first time in 17 years of council history, the Mayor of Cape Town has allegedly shut down debate on the tabling of the municipality's budget.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
Monya is Miss Debutant 2017!
Monya is Miss Debutant 2017! Monya Louw was announced Miss Debutant 2017 for the Miss Teen Namibia pageant this year. Her prize included a trip to Sun City, South Africa, to watch the Miss South Africa 2017 pageant live. "I'm privileged and honoured to be selected as Miss Debutant 2017," (...)
[Republikein] 30/03/2017

South Africa: Student Funding Scheme Should Be Strengthened
[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can't afford higher (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa’s Zuma asked to stay away
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has not attended the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family. Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa’s Zuma asked to stay away : NewsDay Zimbabwe.
[NewsDay] 29/03/2017

#CTIJF to be added on Cape Town's 'Big 7' list?
#CTIJF to be added on Cape Town's 'Big 7' list?
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival may be likened to New Orleans' jazz festival, which some say is global centre of jazz, says Enver Duminy.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
#CTIJF: 'Music education is needed at schools'
#CTIJF: 'Music education is needed at schools'
Facilitators of Cape Town International Jazz Festival's school bands development programme stressed the importance of music education at schools.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
Pops Mohamed to celebrate 'our culture' at CTIJF
Pops Mohamed to celebrate 'our culture' at CTIJF
A fusion of ancient sounds played with modern instruments is how Pops Mohamed and his band will celebrate “our culture” at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
Top African cyclists headed to Namibia for Nedbank CC Series
Staff Reporter Windhoek Pieter du Toit, Mariske Strauss and Cherie Redecker are among some of the top South African cyclists who will partake in this weekend’s Nedbank XC Cross Country Series. The Union Cyclist International (UCI) classified race will also see top cyclists from Lesotho, such as (...)
[New Era] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Convicted Killer Artist Wishes to See to Affairs Before 'Inconvenience' of Prison
[News24Wire] Valuable artworks, an art studio in Cape Town, a young daughter in England, and a gluten allergy.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Mango Groove are special stars of Free Concert
Mango Groove are special stars of Free Concert
As huge fans of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, iconic SA band Mango Groove are “thrilled” to be one of the headline acts at tonight's Free Concert.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
South Africa: President Zuma the Elephant in the Room At Kathrada's Funeral
[News24Wire] Although he wasn't physically present, President Jacob Zuma's presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Gupta Banking Matter Resumes in Court
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Oakbay Investments Proprietary Limited banking matter will resume in the North Gauteng High Court this morning.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Dope Saint Jude: From Elsies River to jazz fest
Dope Saint Jude: From Elsies River to jazz fest
Performing on a stage at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has come a lot sooner in rapper Dope Saint Jude’s musical career than she anticipated.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
Africa: Bafana Bafana Draw With Sable Antelopes in Friendly
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's football team drew on Tuesday nil-nil with South Africa, in a friendly match played in Buffalo City stadium in Bloefonteim, under the second FIFA date.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Say goodbye to third-world communication
South African businesses increasingly depend on connectivity. This is because tech-savvy customers require businesses and service providers that meet their always-on needs. For example, retail outlets are increasingly adopting kiosk type services where, through video, customers can be connected (...)
[IT News Africa] 29/03/2017

Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
South Africa's currency and bonds weakened again on Wednesday as expectations rise that President Jacob Zuma will sack finance minister Pravin Gordhan following the funeral this afternoon of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada.
[Africa Report] 29/03/2017

 
'Water is safe to drink'
'Water is safe to drink'
The City of Cape Town has assured residents that water remains safe to drink, as dam levels continue to fall.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
‘We just asked for help’ - Guptas
‘We just asked for help’ - Guptas
Oakbay tells the Pretoria High Court it never said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must intervene when four major banks closed its bank accounts
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
South Africa: Provincial Leader Questions 'Tsunami' Over Her Colonialism Tweets
[News24Wire] An unrepentant Helen Zille believes a debate on colonialism should not be shut down.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

It's too late to adopt rand: Biti
HARARE - Ex-Finance minister Tendai Biti has said it is too late for Zimbabwe to adopt the South African rand as a dominating currency. Writing on his Twitter account, the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader said: “Too late to adopt rand. Economy now in so much disequilibrium (...)
[DailyNews] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Cricket's Proteas Move Past Australia to Number Two in Tests
[News24Wire] The Proteas have finished second on the ICC Test team rankings at the April 1 cut-off date, following their drawn Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

British Embassy closes in Zambia
The British Embassy has said goodbye to Zambia, to apply for a VISA to the UK, one has to go to South Africa. Despite that Zambia was colonized by Britain, and that South Africa is less British, Zambians will have to go to South Africa if they are interested in going to UK. (...)
[Zambian Eye] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Minister Defends Zuma Over Finance Minister Recall
[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zuma to stay away from Kathrada’s funeral
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is not attending the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family. Zuma to stay away from Kathrada’s funeral : NewsDay Zimbabwe.
[NewsDay] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Honour Kathrada By Confronting ANC's Challenges - Mbeki
[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Stormwater Harvesting Could Help Nation Manage Water Shortages
[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Donald Trump's Impact On Civil Society Could Be Far-Reaching
[Daily Maverick] There is one constant about most donors, whether philanthropic, corporate or aid agencies - they tend to be fickle. By SHELAGH GASTROW.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Bodies of Missing UN Officials Reported Found
[Deutsche Welle] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that two kidnapped UN experts have been killed. One of the victims had been decapitated.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Zille, Tweeting and Inanity - More Reasons for White South Africans to Shut Up
[The Conversation Africa] It's remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians - with serious costs for the rest of us.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zimbabwe: Migrants Appeal to South Africa Home Affairs Minister
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Special Permit (ZSP) holders in South Africa have appealed for a chance to be heard before Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba decides on their fate.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Finance Minister Will Be Fired After Kathrada Burial - Malema
[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday tweeted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be replaced by Brian Molefe, after the funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Struggle Veteran Ahmed Kathrada to Be Laid to Rest
[News24Wire] The funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada is expected to take place on Wednesday at the Westpark Cemetery in Randburg at 10:00.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zille justifies 'colonialism' tweet amid scathing criticism
Zille justifies 'colonialism' tweet amid scathing criticism
A defiant Helen Zille refused to back down in the Western Cape Legislature, insisting that some aspects of colonialism, like motor cars, were good for South Africa.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
'In death you once more challenge people'
'In death you once more challenge people'
Ahmed Kathrada's death does not mean that South Africans should give up his legacy, writes Adri Senekal de Wet.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
Swazi gets 50 years in jail in South Africa
THE 40-year-old Swazi national who was arrested in South Africa early last year for raping his stepdaughter and trafficking has been found guilty and slapped with two life sentences by the Durban Regional Court.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

Pastor returns from SA with new wife, kicks first one out
A married pastor who went to South Africa to open a new branch for his church did the unthinkable when he came back to his marital home in the country with a new wife.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

‘Still in the dark’
‘Still in the dark’Lungisa Fuzile says he has no idea why he and Gordhan were recalled There is no clarity on why the South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan was recalled and as speculation about a reshuffle continues, the rand remains highly volatile. The director-general at the South (...)
[Namibian Sun] 29/03/2017

UCI cycling race gains momentum
UCI cycling race gains momentum Top African cyclists have confirmed their participation in the Union Cyclist International-classified (UCI) race in Namibia this weekend. Pieter du Toit, Mariske Strauss and Cherie Redecker are among some of the top South African cyclists who will be taking part (...)
[Namibian Sun] 29/03/2017

Zambia govt consults citizens on ICC exit
ZAMBIA opened public consultations this week on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court, as several other African countries re-assess their membership. South Africa recently revoked its planned departure from the ICC, based in The Hague, and The Gambia's new president, (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 29/03/2017

Kathrada burial: Zuma stays away as told
SOUTH AFRICA's President Jacob Zuma has not attended the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family. Kathrada called on Zuma to resign last year after he became mired in a series of corruption scandals. Ex-President Kgalema Motlanthe got a rousing (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 29/03/2017

Zambia govt consults citizens on ICC exit
ZAMBIA opened public consultations this week on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court, as several other African countries re-assess their membership. South Africa recently revoked its planned departure from the ICC, based in The Hague, and The Gambia's new president, (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 29/03/2017

Seven locals enter Andrei Stenin International Press Photo
Seven locals enter Andrei Stenin International Press Photo
From about 5000 entries, seven entries from South Africa have been submitted to the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest.
[IOL] 28/03/2017

 
'Rebuilding of Imizamo Yethu houses too slow'
'Rebuilding of Imizamo Yethu houses too slow'
Only eight homes have been rebuilt in the City of Cape Town’s re-blocking initiative in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, after the devastating fire.
[IOL] 28/03/2017

 
Ahmed Kathrada: exhibit A of the values imbued in Freedom Charter
Ahmed Kathrada: exhibit A of the values imbued in Freedom Charter
Ahmed ‘Uncle Kathy’ Kathrada, an unassuming, quiet man who has left South Africans with a legacy that’s immediate, not historical, writes David Everatt.
[IOL] 28/03/2017

 



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