News Wrap – 09 September
Our news team closely monitoring the situation at the Roodeport Primary school, and has found that parents do not want their children to continue schooling there.
They rather want the education department find an alternative school for them.
LAND DISPUTE IN ALEXANDRA FINALLY ENDED
The Gauteng Government can now end slum-conditions and develop the old section of the Alexandra township.
Yesterday the provincial department of human settlement and the city of Joburg reached a ground breaking agreement with the Alexandra Property Owners which brought to an end a 10 year old land dispute.
MAHLOBO TELLS SA CITIZENS NOT TO PANIC
State Security minister David Mahlobo has called for calm. The minister says there no need to panic over warnings of a terror attack against US interests in South Africa. But he has acknowledged a concern that was raised by the Americans,.
FAMILY STILL LOOKING FOR ANSWERS
The father of a slain bride Anni Dewani wants a UK coroner to order her husband Shrien Dewani to give evidence at her inquest.
Vinod Hindocha says his family still needs to her Dewani explain exactly what happened the night Anni was gunned down in 2010 on their honeymoon in Cape Town.
FLABBA TRIAL RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT MANQELE
The defence team in the murder trial of Sindisiwe Manqele is not convinced with her testimony.
It started today’s proceedings questioning her about who she called shortly before she stabbed rapper Nkululeko Flabb Habedi.
SIBANYE PROPOSES BUYING ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM IN RUSTENBURG
Sibanye Gold mine has proposed purchasing the Anglo American Platinum operations in Rustenburg. An upfront amount of R1.5 billion in cash or shares has been considered.
BUHARI WANTS TO CLOSE EMBASSIES
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is considering closing some embassies abroad.
The president is citing public finances that have been hit hard by a slump in vital oil revenues as his primary reason.
The presidency says a committee will review all Nigerian embassies to determine those that are essential.
BRITISH PLANE CATCHES FIRE BEFORE TAKE OFF
A British Airways plane bound for London caught fire at the Las Vegas airport this morning.
A hundred and seventy two passengers were evacuated on emergency slides. Airport officials say 13 people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.