News Wrap – 08 September
While re-opening the Roodepoort primary school may be a priority to the Gauteng education department – parents at the school do not share this sentiment.
KayaFM News has reliably found out that during a meeting between parents and the department officials last night – some parents revealed that they want the school to remain closed.
ICC DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM SOUTH AFRICA ON AL BASHIR
It seems South Africa will continue to answer questions for not arresting Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir in June.
The International Criminal Court judges have reportedly asked South African authorities why they failed to arrest Al-Bashir when he attended the AU summit.
PRESIDENT ZUMA CHAIRS A FORUM ON MINING
Mining Resource Minster Ngoako Ramathlodi says its important to save jobs and create sustainability in the sector,
Ramathlodi addressed the media as president Jacob Zuma chaired the mining sector national Consultative Forum at in Pretoria.
COSATU TO HOST MASS ACTION NEXT MONTH
Cosatu is threatening mass action next month to demand a complete ban on labour brokers.
A report by the Confederation of Associations in the Private Employment Sector revealed that about 50% of temporary employees hired through labour brokers have lost their jobs since 2014.
BUHARI SPEAK ON FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari, who has made defeating Boko Haram his priority since taking office in late May, says the rebels are “virtually limited” to the remote Sambisa Forest area of Borno state.
The president says great strides have been made in the fight against Boko Haram with 2.1 million people displaced by six years of violence have begun returning home
BANGKOK BOMBER ADMITS GUILT
A key suspect in last month’s deadly Bangkok bombing has been transferred to police custody after a week of military interrogation, and was asked to acknowledge the charge against him before police and the media.
The suspect, identified as Yusufu Mierili, responded through a translator saying : “Guilty.”