[News24Wire] Drilling has started near Cape Town’s Hospital Bend to find extra borehole water for Groote Schuur Hospital in case Day Zero is declared, the Western Cape’s Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) said on Wednesday.
[Nation] New York -United Nations officials are offering a mixed but mainly negative year-end assessment of conditions in Somalia, while warning of a “grim” humanitarian outlook for 2018.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Tuesday 5/12/2017 Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCzone) Mohab Mamish to discuss the latest developments in the tunnels project under the Suez Canal in the city of Ismailia, directing the continuous development of the canal.
[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.
[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe now seeks to use gold proceeds to secure a loan to clear debt arrears with multilateral lenders, as its $1,8 billion debt clearance plan appears to lose momentum.
[News24Wire] The SABC will not have the financial resources to meet its financial obligations.
[Deutsche Welle] France is facing a second and final round in its presidential election. The winner has the daunting task of reviewing policy on Africa as the former colonies still play a significant role in French national life.
[News24Wire] ‘Flying’ Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report on state ZBC radio.
[East African] At least three eminent women are set to join President Paul Kagame’s team that is charged with spearheading reforms at the African Union.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa has been ranked fourth on Condé Nast’s list of the Top 20 countries in the world to visit.