Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Unprecedented $60 Million Donation to Fight Hunger Marks Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s 60th Anniversary

Fill Your Tank Program Supports Local Food Banks and Pantries, Feeding America, Food Banks Canada and The Global FoodBanking Network ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation today announces one of the largest donations aimed at fighting hunger. The program – called Fill Your Tank – celebrates the company’s 60th anniversary […]

Competition for the Grand Prize in MoneyGram G.O.A.L. Is On

Over 40 African football teams registered for the first structured tournament in Guangzhou GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Football players representing 11 different countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Senegal, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Congo will compete in the first professional football tournament brought to the African […]

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula opens SANMVA National General Conference, 28 Oct

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will on Friday the 28th October 2016 officially open the National General Conference (NGC) of the South African National Military Veterans Association (SANMVA), at the Birchwood & OR Tambo Conference Centre � Ekurhuleni.

SANMVA is a national umbrella association that comprises of former liberation army's such as uMKhonto we Sizwe (MKMva), Azanian People's Liberation Movement Veterans Associations (APLAMva) and Azanian National Liberation Army (AzanlaMva) as well as the Conference of Military Veterans' Organisations.

The objective of the Conference is to reiterate the department's commitment to improve living conditions of Military Veterans, who were previously excluded before the establishment of the department in 2012.The occasion will help the department and the association, to come up with concrete plans to address the plight of the Military Veterans community and speed up service delivery, so that they enjoy every right they have been deprived of.

More than 300 SANMVA delegates from all provinces will discuss various matters that affect military veterans, their dependents and how they can access benefits. Ministers who are expected to support and attend the NGC are Ministers Gugile Nkwinti, Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, Minister Des van Rooyen and the Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Mr Kebby Maphatsoe.

The National General Conference will take place under the theme: Together Moving South Africa forward: Accelerating Delivery of Benefits to Military Veterans

Source: Government of South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PREVENT HATE CRIMES

South African Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says the government intends to introduce legislation aimed at preventing hate crimes and has called on the public to make inputs on the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and...

Countdown to analogue switch off in Northern Cape

The scheduled switch off of analogue transmitters in the core towns of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) area in the Northern Cape on Friday is a milestone that must celebrated by all South Africans, says the Department of Communications Acting Director...