Archive for November 9th, 2010

Kgafela attacks media

source: Mmegi
Greg Kelebonye
Staff Writer

Bakgatla Paramount Chief, Kgafela II has lambasted the media for spreading wrong information about him.He was addressing a kgotla meeting yesterday.Kgafela spent six days bvehind barsafter his bail was revoked by Village Regional Court.

Bakgatla Paramount Chief, Kgafela II, could have passed for a church minister when on Sunday he borrowed the monotone of the clergy as he implored his tribe to pursue peace with all people.

Kgafela, who was addressing multitudes of his people a day after Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo awarded him bail, implored his tribe not to hate government and judicial officers who participated in [continue reading]

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source: SouthAfrica.info
8 November 2010

South African retailer Pick n Pay announced this week that it had signed a franchise territorial agreement with retail franchising group Retail Masters in Mozambique to further extend its African footprint.

According to Pick n Pay group enterprises head Dallas Langman, the group planned to open its first store in March 2011: “We have signed a master franchise agreement with Retail Masters for Mozambique which will provide us with the essential benefit of expert insights into the local market,” he said in a statement this week.

Opening in Maputo, the first Mozambican store will be approximately 3 000 square metres in size. Pick n Pay envisages opening a further three stores before the end of 2011. The first four stores will open in [continue reading]

source: Mmegi
Lekopanye Mooketsi
Correspondent

Moladi, a cost-effective building technology was launched at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on Thursday. This is a building technology that has been adopted from South Africa.

Speaking at the launch, one of the representatives of the company, Dithologo Mmile, said the Moladi formwork construction system is an alternative to the conventional “brick and mortar” method of constructing houses.

According to him, it has been shown that with Moladi, the cost of construction can be reduced by 40 percent. Mmile said because housing development typically involve the [continue reading]

source: News24
2010-11-08 15:06

Johannesburg – Drivers on South Africa’s roads commit traffic offences on a daily basis, but the planned demerit point system would dramatically curtail these infringements, BP Ultimate and the South African Automobile Association (AA) revealed in a survey on Monday.

A staggering 76% of drivers on SA roads commit traffic offences daily, the survey noted.

Road safety analyst Lawrence Barit said that after drunken driving and fatigue, offences like skipping orange or red lights, not obeying yield signs and the disobeying of other road signs could be said to be the third largest cause of [continue reading]