Morning News Wrap Up – 5 May 2015
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has insisted that South Africa is not yet ready to give euthanasia the greenlight.
This as the court order allowing Robin Stransham-Ford to commit assisted suicide will stand
Judge Hans Fabricius turned down an application by the Justice and Health Ministers, the NPA and the Health Professions Council to rescind the order he granted to Stransham-Ford last week.
Speaking on Today with John Perlman last night, Minister Motsoaledi says this is a complicated matter…
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will be invited today, to brief MPs on the suspension of Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride.
This is word from Parliament’s portfolio committee chairman, Francois Beukman
The invitation comes after a report accused McBride of manipulating evidence to cover up for former Hawks boss Anwa Dramat
Beukman says the committee had long expressed its wish to call Nhleko even before the Werkmans Firm report was released on Sunday.
KayaFM’s Keneiloe Huma reports.
Metro bus says the crash involving two of their buses in Johannesburg last month, was caused by speeding and driver error.
Its executive manager Mavela Dlamini says more needs to be done to fix the problems within the company.
One of the bus drivers and two passengers were killed during the latest collision.
The surviving driver now faces criminal charges.
Dlamini says extensive training is needed to keep bus drivers abreast with the latest driving techniques.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called for unity in the global fight against terrorism.
This comes as Kenya marks one month since the Garissa University attack that killed 148 people
Kerry has pledged US support for Kenya as it seeks to stem a wave of insurgency linked to al Shabaab.
Kerry’s visit comes ahead of that of US President Barack Obama who will be visiting the east african nation in July.
He says terror groups have no place in todays society.