Berlin court upholds ban on Palestinian ‘Nakba Day’ demonstrations

A Berlin court, on Friday, upheld a ban on all Palestinian “Nakba Day” demonstrations which were scheduled to take place in the German capital this weekend, the Berlin-based Tagesspiegel newspaper reported. The administrative court outlawed five Palestinian demonstrations because what it said was a risk of inflammatory or anti-Semitic calls and violence, Anadolu[…]

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Eskom re-implements Stage 2 loadshedding between 5pm – 10 pm

LOCAL Stage 2 load-shedding will be implemented from 5pm to 10pm on Friday due to “continued constraints on the power system”, says Eskom. “The continued shortage of generation capacity during the evening peak will require implementation of stage 2 load-shedding tonight [Friday],” said the power utility. Several generating units were[…]

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Operation Dudula to launch a branch in WC

by Tauhierah Salie Amid high rates of unemployment, Operation Dudula has revealed it is launching a branch in the Western Cape this weekend to quote-unquote ‘take back jobs from foreigners’. The movement, led by 36-year-old Nhlanhla “Lux” Dlamini, emerged in Soweto during the height of riots in July last year.[…]

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Al Quds, MJC hosts Nakba Day commemoration on Sunday

by Tauhierah Salie The Al Quds Foundation and the MJC will be commemorating Nakbah day on Sunday at the Hifth Academy Hall in Surrey Estate. Nakbah day refers to the ‘great catastrophe’ in the history of Palestine. On the 15th of May 1948, Apartheid Israel declared independence and dispossessed and[…]

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Sporting Federations in Cape Metro receive funding

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais yesterday handed over funding amounting to a total of R4 172 000 to affiliated sporting federations in the Cape Metro district. The funding will support these federations with their administration, development, capacity building support and adhoc funding as well as major[…]

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SASSA announced payment changes to grant beneficiaries

By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert SASSA is urging grant beneficiaries to refrain from collecting their monthly grants from the South African Post offices (SAPO). The agency made the announcement on Thursday, a few days after SAPO said it would no longer be paying out the R350 Social Relief of Distress grant[…]

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Little warrior, Ali Kamaldien ends cancer treatment

By: Aneeqa du Plessis Emotions were overflowing in the Oncology Centre at Rondebosch Medical Centre Private Hospital (RMCPH) where Ali Kamaldien, 7, celebrated the end of his cancer treatment after three grueling years yesterday. Little Ali was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) days after his 4th birthday. Leukemias, which[…]

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