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South Africa

Have your say on GBV Bills

Today at 09:47 AM, via SAnews

Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV).

South Africa

Public enterprises calls for patience on SAA matter

Today at 09:03 AM, via SAnews

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has called on South African Airways (SAA) employees and creditors to be patient while work continues to find a constructive outcome to challenges at the airline.

South Africa

NCOP approves COVID-19 Tax Bills

Today at 08:34 AM, via SAnews

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Disaster Management Tax Relief Administration Bill, the Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill and the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill.

Africa

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero denied bail in terrorism trial

Yesterday at 17:40 PM, via News24

A Kigali court on Thursday denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose actions during the 1994 Rwandan genocide inspired the Oscar-nominated film “Hotel Rwanda”, ahead of his trial on numerous charges including terrorism.

Business

South Africa’s latest alcohol rules a ‘punch in the gut’

Today at 09:12 AM, via BusinessTech

Agricultural industry association Agri SA has welcomed the country’s move to a level 1 lockdown, but has queried the continued restrictions around the sale of alcohol in the county which it describes as a ‘punch in the gut’.

Politics

More North West mayors face recall

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The ANC is wielding its axe to clear out ineffective councillors and those facing criminal charges

Sport

Struggle for Tour de France victory enters end game

Today at 09:37 AM, via News24

With three days of action still to unfold on the world’s greatest cycling race ample opportunity remains for the fabled yellow, green, white and polka dot jerseys.

Education

Student finance: everything you need to know about managing your money

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

Our student finance expert answers your most commonly asked questions about money and university

Is it too late to apply for student finance?

No – but you’d better get a move on! You can apply for student finance up to nine months after you start your course but your application could take up to six weeks to process.

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Lifestyle

Level 1 will help arts, entertainment sectors to recover: Winde

Today at 08:34 AM, via SABC News

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that South Africa will be moving to level one of the lockdown with effect from Sunday at midnight will help arts, entertainment and tourism sectors to recover.