Five Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Weekend


Trevor Noah on the World Citizen Pageant stage on December 2. Picture: Provided: World Citizen Pageant

Since her arrival in South Africa final week, Beyoncé fever has gripped the nation and, with all eyes on the FNB Stadium for the World Citizen Pageant on Sunday, it could have been straightforward to overlook these 5 tales that made headlines on the weekend.

SA seems to be to host the 2019 African Nations Cup

The Confederation of African Soccer has requested South Africa to host the soccer event that can see 24 groups compete to be topped the most effective in Africa.

SA steps in as emergency host of subsequent 12 months’s African Nations Cup

The South African Soccer Affiliation (Safa) has accepted a request from the Confederation of African Soccer (Caf) to step in as emergency host of sport.

‘Academics’ arrested for pretend {qualifications}

Two folks have appeared in courtroom for utilizing pretend {qualifications} to work as lecturers in Mpumalanga. One was allegedly employed for eight years as a highschool instructor, whereas the opposite is claimed to have labored for 2 years earlier than being caught. Between them, they reportedly price the federal government R2.4m in salaries.

Mpumalanga ‘lecturers’ study lesson about ‘pretend {qualifications}’

Two lecturers have been arrested in Mpumalanga after an investigation revealed they’d allegedly used pretend {qualifications} to get their jobs.

Patricia de Lille launches new political social gathering 

Former Cape City mayor Patricia de Lille launched her new political social gathering on Sunday, after resigning from the DA final month.

Patricia de Lille reveals identify of latest political social gathering: Good

Former Cape City mayor Patricia de Lille on Sunday revealed the identify of her new political social gathering that plans to contest the 2019 elections.

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams eager to stamp her authority at SABC

Shortly after her appointment as communications minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is at loggerheads with the SABC board.

Ndabeni-Abrahams desires the board to place off deliberate retrenchments till she has had time to debate a bailout with finance minister Tito Mboweni. The SABC desires to proceed as deliberate.

Communications minister ‘at struggle’ with SABC board over job cuts

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has reportedly “gone to struggle” with the board of the SABC over looming retrenchments on the broadcaster.

A darkish December forward?

Load shedding was a actuality in lots of elements if the nation on the weekend, leaving many individuals questioning in the event that they should brace themselves for a darkish December.

Stage 2 rotational loadshedding nonetheless in operation

Stage 2 rotational loadshedding remains to be in operation all through the nation on Sunday attributable to capability constraints, Eskom has confirmed.




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