Daily Archives: May 4, 2019

48 Parties Aiming for Parliament in South Africa Poll

JOHANNESBURG It’s going to be a colorful election in the Rainbow Nation.Whether you’re a Leninite, a free-market capitalist, a right-winger, an outspoken lefty, a Shariah-law fundamentalist or just a dedicated pot smoker, South Africa’s May 8 ballot spans the entire political spectrum, offering something for…

Provincial disaster declared in flood-stricken KZN- South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has classified the recent deadly floods in KwaZulu-Natal as a provincial disaster.The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Ministry declared the disaster following assessment reports received from the KwaZulu-Natal province.The widespread flooding over the Easter weekend resulted in…

Four Hurt as Protesters, Army Clash in Darfur

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Violence erupted Saturday when crowds of protesters from a camp for displaced people in Darfur clashed with soldiers and paramilitary forces, wounding four security personnel, state media reported. The incident occurred in Nyala, the provincial capital of South Darfur state, the official SUNA…