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AFRICAN UNION THANKS MUGABE FOR HIS LIFETIME OF SERVICE

PRETORIA, African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the decision by Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to step down, describing it as an act of statesmanship.President Mugabe will be remembered as a fearless pan-Africanist liberation fighter, and the father of the independent Zimbabwean…

PARLIAMENT STATEMENT ON LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN ZIMBABWE

The Presiding Officers of the South African Parliament note the decision of Mr Robert Mugabe to tender his resignation as President of Zimbabwe. This should assist with the peaceful transition to a new leadership.We also commend the restraint displayed by key institutions and ordinary citizens…

The End of Merkel?

Germany � the most stable European Union country � was plunged into a political crisis Monday. Weeks-long exploratory talks over forming Germany's next coalition government collapsed with all four parties involved at loggerheads over migration and energy policies as well as on further European Union…

Suspect arrested for possession of illegal firearm

Brits Cluster: A crime intelligence driven operation by Brits Tactical Response Team (TRT) on Saturday, 18 November 2017 resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old suspect for illegal possession of firearm. The suspect was arrested following a swift response on information received that he was…

Training facility allows youth to reach for the stars

The recently-opened Klerefontein Training Centre, situated near the site of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in the small Karoo town of Carnarvon, is giving local high school learners the opportunity to become qualified electrical engineers.Opened in May, the centre offers an accredited electrical engineering…