Deputy President commends progress at Kusile Power Station

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Deputy President David Mabuza has commended the leadership of Eskom on progress made in the construction and the correction...

DA challenges Mbalula to get off Twitter to go and see SA’s gutted train...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached soundbites in English and Afrikaans by Chris Hunsinger MP and please click here, here, here, here, and here  for oversight pictures.  The...

SANParks CEO sexual assault allegations may not have been his first

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The DA has reliably learned that the recent allegations of sexual assault against the SANParks CEO, Fundisile Mketeni, may...

Wynberg’s unwanted hounded homeless | GroundUp

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Louise Petersen slept outside in the rain with her baby after her temporary shelter was demolished. Photo: Tariro Washinyira About 20 homeless...

#CrimeStats: Murder increases while DNA backlogs stands at 208 000

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The release of the crime statistics for the 4th quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year today highlights the fact that SAPS...

Imbali brought to standstill by fury over electricity cut

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Residents in Imbali Unit 3 blocked Mount Partridge Road (above) and all major roads in and out of the township on...

How to vaccinate millions as quickly as possible

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vaccine-keen people stand in line at Groote Schuur hospital on Wednesday. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks Starting now, hundreds of thousands of Covid-19 vaccines...

Opinion | The ANC must be treated like any other tax delinquent.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The ANC tax scandal is a far bigger deal than has been reported so far. If any other company or organisation...

New Pretoria clinic is a case study in why many township projects fail

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The site for a clinic in New Eersterust, Hammanskraal, Pretoria, is now used as a dump, after the project came to...

Paddling to progress: The Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Zanentlantla Mbala (back) paddling with Gerhard Moolman (front) in an endurance race at Emmarentia Dam. Photo: Julia Evans Twenty-year-old Zanentlantla Mbala joined...

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Residents of Seaview informal settlements are sceptical about municipal assurances that they will be given houses on new land. The municipality...

PRASA loses application for leave to appeal reinstating executives

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Labour Court has found that three executives have been subjected to “unnecessary litigation” by PRASA in attempts to appeal their...

Dlamini finally pays R650,000 owed in legal costs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bathabile Dlamini, former Minister of Social Development, has at last paid R650,000 in legal costs owed to the Black Sash Trust...

Dozens march in Gugulethu demanding justice for woman murdered by her boyfriend

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Supporters of Ilitha Labathu joined friends and family of Brenda Mqela to march in Gugulethu on Thursday to demand justice for...

SAFDA must come clean after frivolous lawsuit dismissed with costs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The DA welcomes the judgment that was handed down by the KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court in which...

Researchers call for full reopening of schools after report shows more than half of...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Illustration: Lisa Nelson There have been four surveys conducted by NIDS-CRAM to assess the country’s socio-economic conditions during the Covid-19 pandemic. One of...

Early childhood development centres protest over “virtually non-existent roll out” of relief fund

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Early childhood development educators, principals, and staff protest in Steenberg, Cape Town, on Wednesday. Photo supplied The early childhood development sector has...

DA welcomes announcement of voter registration weekend

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached a soundbite by Siviwe Gwarube MP. The DA welcomes the announcement by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)...

Graves “desecrated” for land occupation in Pietermaritzburg

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Skhanyiso Zuma from Pata location, Pietermaritzburg, shows where his father’s grave stone once stood before it was removed and cleared by...

436 563 hectares released under land distribution programme

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Deputy President David Mabuza says 436 563 hectares of land have to date been released and approved for allocation,...

Government buys farm in Ventersdorp for evicted farm workers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lisbeth Blake and Andries Ntlatlana were among 46 people evicted from Blesbokfontein Farm in Ventersdorp, North West, two months ago. The...

Call for Israeli embassy in Pretoria to be closed

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mandla Mandela, ANC MP and grandson of Nelson Mandela, called for the closure of the South African embassy in Tel Aviv....

DA looks forward to historic meeting in Parliament with Facebook

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached a soundbite by Phumzile Van Damme MP.  The success of the DA’s invitation for a meeting with...

Judge proposes plan to speed up re-opening of Refugee Office

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Western Cape High Court is hearing an application for a Special Master to be appointed to speed up the long-awaited...