Three more PRASA executives reinstated by Labour Court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Four fired PRASA executives have now been reinstated by the Labour Court. Archive photo: Lucas Nowicki The Johannesburg Labour Court has reinstated...

“Most of our members are at Nkandla”: MK veterans say they’re not behind Sunday’s...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). One of the traders who was attacked on Sunday, who did not wish to be named. Photo: supplied The uMkhonto Wesizwe Military...

SAPS turnaround plan to tackle DNA analysis failing as backlog explodes to 172 000

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) turnaround strategy regarding forensic and DNA testing backlogs is failing while thousands of victims of...

Dying man cross-examined in euthanasia case

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Diethelm Harck was cross examined in Tuesday for an upcoming case on the right-to-die. Photo supplied A “crusader” for euthanasia who has...

DA calls on the President to appoint retired judge to probe SSA-Judiciary bribery allegations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a retired judge to investigate allegations that the...

School left with incomplete building

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Staff at Jubilee Park Primary School in Kariega (Uitenhage), Eastern Cape, sit under a tree every day because construction on the...

DA calls on Eskom to present plans on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today proposed that Eskom be called to present to the Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and...

Children’s shelter faces closure after department stops funding

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). One of the dorms for girls at the Nancefield shelter run by the Christian Women Ministries in Musina, Limpopo. About 41...

New SAPO CEO inherits mail mountain and growing debt

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). While the Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the appointment of the new, permanent SA Post Office (SAPO) CEO Ms Nomkhita Mona, whose...

Struggling theatre practitioners feel abandoned by government

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Mandela auditorium, which can seat 1,069, is the biggest venue at the Joburg Theatre. According to Ntombi Mashaba, the marketing...

KZN communities urged to protect state vehicles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza has made an impassioned plea to provincial citizens to play their part and...

Wolwerivier five years on: “We’re as desperate as the day we moved in”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Wolwerivier, created by the City of Cape Town, started taking in residents in July 2015. More than five years later there...

A dying man makes the case for legalising euthanasia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Diethelm Harck gave evidence on Monday for an upcoming right-to-die case. Photo supplied Diethelm Harck speaks in a slow, often indistinct monotone....

R6.5 million salary for CEO of failed Housing Development Agency

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) will today write to the Auditor General in terms of S5(d) of the Public Audit Act, requesting...

Prisoners give management an ultimatum

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Prisoners at St. Albans Correctional Services went on a hunger strike over the weekend, demanding better conditions at the facility among...

DA files Press Ombudsman complaint following Sunday Times misrepresentation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The DA has today filed a complaint with the Press Ombudsman following a Sunday Times article that appeared in the newspaper...

Activists oppose bid to survey Woodstock Hospital occupiers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). About 50 members of Reclaim the City outside the Western Cape High Court on Friday. Photo: Liezl Human Reclaim the City is...

DA welcomes Independent Review Panel findings on PP removal proceedings

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the finding by the Independent Review Panel that there is a prima facie case...

South Africa professionalises its public service – CAJ News Africa

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

Instead of a recycled newsletter, Ramaphosa owes South Africa an apology for cadre deployment

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In his latest newsletter, President Cyril Ramaphosa recycles the same empty words he has used countless times before to declare his...

Blow for activists in River Club development

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Activists oppose a proposed development in Liesbeek Park which is a flood plain. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks The Western Cape MEC for...

DA welcomes move to Alert Level 1, but requires far more detail on government’s...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The DA welcomes the announcement that the country will move to lockdown to Alert Level One, along with the...

DA welcomes suspension of Arts Council CEO and CFO

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the suspension of Rosemary Mangope, the CEO of the National Arts Council (NAC), and...

Millions of Rands and thousands of animals lost to stock theft in SA

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Democratic Alliance (DA) has put through a raft of tough questions to the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, regarding rapidly...