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SA Cloud market worth $140m and growing
South African enterprises are moving to the cloud. According to George Etheredge, ICT research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, the local cloud market is worth $140 million and growing. South Africa is way ahead of other African markets, with the necessary data centre resources and connectivity (...)
[IT News Africa] 21/02/2017

 
Samsung Africa Forum 2017
Samsung will be hosting its 8th Annual Samsung Africa Forum between 23 and 25 February 2017 at the International Conference Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will showcase its commitment to the continent by introducing its latest range of products. “Samsung’s goal is to inspire (...)
[IT News Africa] 21/02/2017

 
Nigeria urges AU to intervene over South Africa killings of Nigerians – AFP
— Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were “xenophobic attacks” on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa. The presidency said there was a need for the… Read more →
[Africa Herald Express] 21/02/2017

 
Bushiri Must Fall Campaign Reaches Climax In South Africa
The church that you need to pay R7000 see how they operate …we call these professional scammers. We work hard to be rich not milking people in the name of the Lord, Bushiri you are stealing from the poor. You need to be paid a visit by the ANCYL and we are coming soon. Young (...)
[Malawi Voice] 21/02/2017

High court date set for Mark Zinde's trial
High court date set for Mark Zinde's trial
Mark Warona Zinde, accused of former SABC board member Hope Zinde's murder, will go trial at the High Court in Pretoria in June.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
South African Tiger Brands to exit Kenyan market
Firm to sell its 51pc stake to local partner Chris Kirubi.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

Crowds brave the rain for Armed Forces Day parade
Crowds brave the rain for Armed Forces Day parade
A few thousand people braved Durban’s inclement weather to witness the South African National Defence force stage its annual Armed Forces Parade.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
PICS: Crowds brave the rain for Armed Forces Day parade
PICS: Crowds brave the rain for Armed Forces Day parade
A few thousand people braved Durban’s inclement weather to witness the South African National Defence force stage its annual Armed Forces Parade.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
South Africa: Confusion Over When Molefe Will Be Sworn in As MP
[News24Wire] No one seems to know when former CEO Brian Molefe will be sworn in as a Member of Parliament.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille Being Investigated, Not Suspended
[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille's office on Tuesday denied that she had been handed a letter of expulsion by the DA.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: South Africa commemorates 100th anniversary of World War I tragedy
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa on Tuesday marked the historic sinking of the ship, SS Mendi, during World War I exactly 100 years ago. Society
[Panapress] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Replacing South Africa's Finance Minister, or His Deputy, Would Carry a Heavy Cost
[The Conversation Africa] Many see the decision by South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) to send the disgraced former CEO of the power utility Eskom to parliament as the precursor to another attack on the National Treasury and to remove finance minister Pravin (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Africa: Military Policing of Parliament - What Does SA Law Say?
[ISS] Shortly before his annual State of the Nation address earlier this month, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced that he had authorised the 'employment' of 441 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) 'for service in cooperation with the SA Police Service (SAPS) (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Hout Bay Harbour a crime-ridden eyesore - PICS
Hout Bay Harbour a crime-ridden eyesore - PICS
Hout Bay Harbour, one of the jewels in Cape Town’s tourism crown has turned into a derelict, crime-infested place to fear, say residents.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Feels 'Prejudiced' By Public Broadcaster Inquiry
[News24Wire] Former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng says he feels prejudiced by Parliament's SABC inquiry process, as he did not appear before the ad hoc committee to give evidence.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Fresh wave of xenophobic violence in Pretoria
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A fresh wave of xenophobic violence has swept through Atteridgeville outside Pretoria, coinciding with a call by the Nigerian government for South Africa to protect its citizens. Society
[Panapress] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Water Disruption Not in the Pipeline for Cape Town
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town does not plan to disrupt the supply of water to residents in an effort to conserve water, an official said on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC
South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday he sees a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) but that he saw "green shoots" of growth in an economy that is barely growing.
[Africa Report] 21/02/2017

 
South Africa: Flash Floods, Rain Warnings For Rest of Week
[News24Wire] The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has cautioned that the rainy weather experienced over the weekend is set to continue throughout the week.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Mathews Phosa Makes Zuma's Son 'Want to Vomit'
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma's son Edward says Mathews Phosa makes him want to vomit, after the former ANC treasurer called for his father to step down.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Zuma-Gordhan fight takes centre stage at #Budget2017
Zuma-Gordhan fight takes centre stage at #Budget2017
South African President Jacob Zuma’s year-long feud with his finance minister over the nation’s purse strings appears to be coming to a head.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
South Africa: Man Found Guilty On 18 644 Child Porn Charges
[News24Wire] A Plettenberg Bay resident was convicted on Monday on 18 644 charges of possession of child pornography, the National Prosecuting Authority in the Western Cape said.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: President Zuma Had a Chance to Galvanise South Africans. He Blew It
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's President Jacob Zuma presented his 2017 state of the nation address on the back of mounting socio-economic challenges for a country that's squandered its development opportunities. Many would have been hoping that Zuma would deliver a speech that showed (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: The Nitty-Gritty of South Africa's Annual Budget
[The Conversation Africa] Government budgets across the world are often delivered with some fanfare. South Africa is no exception. In February every year South Africa's Minister of Finance presents his Budget Speech to Parliament amid national (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Over 100 Hurt As Trains Collide Head-On in Pretoria
[News24Wire] Two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided head-on at the Rosslyn station during peak hour on Monday evening, injuring over 100 people, Metrorail and paramedics said.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

South Africa: Progress Made in Drought Intervention Measures
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) says significant progress has been made with regards to drought relief interventions nationwide.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Defining the scale of the tragedy of all time
Defining the scale of the tragedy of all time
Sek Mqhayi, a South African teacher, linguist, journalist and author, penned the definitive poem of the sinking of the SS Mendi.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
SS Mendi - one of SA's most heart-wrenching tragedies
SS Mendi - one of SA's most heart-wrenching tragedies
Carrying well over 800 servicemen, the majority of whom were black South Africans, the SS Mendi sank to the icy depths of the English Channel 100 years ago.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
Presidency to South Africa: end attacks on Nigerians
The Presidency yesterday condemned the killing of Nigerians in xenophobic attacks in South Africa. “We have lost about 116 Nigerians in the last two years and in 2016 alone, about 20 were killed. This is unacceptable to the people and government of Nigeria,” the Presidency said in a statement by (...)
[The Nation] 21/02/2017

Presidency condemns killing of Nigerians in South Africa
The Presidency on Monday condemned the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. It called for the urgent intervention by the African Union (AU). The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated (...)
[The Nation] 20/02/2017

More than 100 injured in Pretoria train crash
More than 100 injured in Pretoria train crash
More than 100 Metrorail passengers have been injured when two trains collided at the Rosslyn station in Pretoria at peak hour, emergency services said.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
SS Mendi: Fallen SA soldiers commended for their bravery
SS Mendi: Fallen SA soldiers commended for their bravery
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said South Africans had many lessons to learn from the sinking of the SS Mendi at a ceremony in England.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
Police seek man in Pretoria gang attack
Police seek man in Pretoria gang attack
Pretoria police are looking for a gang member whom they believe can assist in the investigation of a house robbery case.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
Distance education graduates
A total of 47 civil service workers who have been attending distance education courses that was organized through the collaboration of the National Commission of Eritrean Higher Education, University of Swiss-Management Center and South African University graduated on 18 February with Masters (...)
[Shabait] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Another ruling party heavyweight calls for Zuma's resignation
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Another high-ranking member of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has called on embattled President Jacob Zuma to step down. Politics
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Rollout of Medical Marijuana Up for Public Comment 'Soon'
[News24Wire] The use of, and access to, medical marijuana for South Africans will soon be up for public comment, the IFP said on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

For South Africans, helping the Syrians was a piece of cake
For South Africans, helping the Syrians was a piece of cake
South Africans have R13898714.89 in under two months to help humanitarian efforts in Syria.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
South African banking shares under pressure after watchdog charges
South African banking shares under pressure after watchdog charges
Shares in South Africa's banking index extended losses on Monday as investors continued to digest the competition watchdog's recommendation that banks should be fined for rigging the rand currency.
[Africa Report] 20/02/2017

 
Nigeria: Nigeria Demands AU Action Over Renewed South Africa Xenophobia
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Nigeria: Nigeria wants AU to intervene urgently over xenophobic attack on Nigerians, others in South Africa
Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria on Monday called on the African Union (AU) to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. Society
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Airports Company Ranked Among Ten Most Punctual in the World
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has congratulated the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) for having being ranked among the ten most punctual airports in the world.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

IoT adoption puts focus on availability
South African companies are preparing themselves for more widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform their business and improve their operations in 2017. Despite the potential this holds across consumer and business segments, decision-makers need to be cognisant that (...)
[IT News Africa] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Inquest Opened Into Icelandic Tourist's Table Mountain Death
[News24Wire] An inquest has been opened after the body of an Icelandic teenager was found on Table Mountain, Western Cape police said on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Live Chicken Thrown in Air, Forced to Smoke at University Residence
[News24Wire] The feathers of animal anti-cruelty activists have been ruffled after a video emerged at the weekend of a live chicken being thrown into the air at a Stellenbosch University residence party.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Suspected Human Trafficker Denied Bail
[The Herald] A South African man who is accused of trafficking four Zimbabweans into the neighbouring country was yesterday denied bail by a Polokwane magistrate and will stand trial on April 12. Raymond Sithole (25) of Chebeng Village in Seshego area, was arrested on January 3 by South (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Why Finance Minister Gordhan Should Raise VAT By 2%
[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to announce a number of tax increases when he delivers the 2017 Budget speech on Wednesday, February 22.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Foreigners cry foul after homes burnt, looted
Foreigners cry foul after homes burnt, looted
Police have been accused of failing to protect foreigners whose Pretoria West premises were torched over accusations of drug dealing and prostitution.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
NMMU secretary under fire for email condemning mosques
NMMU secretary under fire for email condemning mosques
NMMU Chemistry Department secretary Hazel Kendrick allegedly used her work email to express her disdain for Islamic prayer sites in South Africa.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
Cape Town takes no-nonsense approach to water guzzlers
Cape Town takes no-nonsense approach to water guzzlers
The City of Cape Town will begin naming and shaming the city’s greediest water guzzlers, who refuse to cut down on water usage.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
Cape Town gets tough on water guzzlers as crisis deepens
Cape Town gets tough on water guzzlers as crisis deepens
Reducing daily water consumption by at least 40% will ensure 135 days of potable water, according to Mayco member for water services Xanthea Limberg.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 



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