Voice of the Cape

February2017

SAHUC WC Roadshow postponed

Following months of planning, the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) on Tuesday evening announced its postponement of its annual Haj Roadshow. The event, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday at Belgravia High School, is aimed at offer prospective pilgrims’ information about operator options available to them,[…]

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Quebec: Alexandre Bissonnette charged with six murders

Authorities in Canada have charged Alexandre Bissonnette, a French-Canadian university student known for his far-right views, over a shooting rampage on a Quebec City mosque that killed six people. Bissonnette faces six counts of first-degree murder and five of attempted murder, but has not been charged with any terrorism-related offences,[…]

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Eskom reveals which countries will bid for nuclear deal

Eskom said 27 companies have stated that they intend to provide a response to the Request for Information (RFI) for the proposed 9.6 GW Nuclear New Build Programme. This includes four major nuclear vendors from China (SNPTC), France (EDF), Russia (Rosatom) and South Korea (Kepco), Eskom revealed in a statement[…]

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South Africa’s ICC exit imminent

Government has begun the process of officially pulling out of the International Criminal Court. Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has introduced the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act Repeal Bill. The Justice committee in Parliament will now call for public comments on the bill, before it[…]

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