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South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Sunday 3 April 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you in the know with the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Sunday 3 April 2022.

What obstrosity is this! The Presiding officers of parliament signed off on a new travel policy that will entitle former Members of Parliament (MPs) to a dozen free flights.

In more concerning news, Mpumalanga needs to build nearly 400 schools to meet the needs of its growing population in the province.

Len Cloete, the father of seven, shot by police at a lodge in Muldersdrift in November last year, was recovering at home in a wheelchair when he recently had a setback.

Meanwhile, Capetonians have been warned to recently steer clear of pufferfish washed ashore on Long Beach in Simon’s Town.

There will be 26 electricity supply disruptions across the City of Cape Town metropolitan area during the week of Monday, 4 April, as the City continues its routine maintenance on electrical infrastructure.

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TODAY’S LATEST NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, Sunday 3 April

Former MPs entitled to a dozen free flights per year

The Presiding officers of parliament signed off on a new travel policy that will entitle former Members of Parliament (MPs) to a dozen free flights, on Monday, 28 March.

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Amos Masondo, approved the “Travel Policy for Former Members of Parliament.”

The new policy applies to any MP who served in Parliament for a continuous period of five years or longer – alternatively, it applies to MPs who completed a full term that lasted less than five years.

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Mpumalanga needs almost 400 new schools to cater for the growing population

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP’s) was told that Mpumalanga needs to build nearly 400 schools. This needs to be done to cater for the increasing population of the province, according to senior officials.

The NCOP’s were informed about this during an oversight visit in the province during Provincial Week. A statement revealed that the briefing of the NCOP delegation formed part of the week’s activities.

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Capetonians urged to steer clear of pufferfish washed ashore

The City of Cape Town has warned Capetonians to steer clear of the pufferfish washed ashore at a beach in Cape Town.

This comes after more than 80 pufferfish were washed ashore in Simon’s Town on Wednesday.

Pufferfish contain a deadly neurotoxin and should be avoided.

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17 Cape Town areas will be without electricity from 4 to 10 April

There will be 26 electricity supply disruptions across the City of Cape Town metropolitan area during the week of Monday, 4 April, as the City continues its routine maintenance on electrical infrastructure.

Maintenance is scheduled for every day of the week from Monday to Sunday.

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Muldersdrift shooting: Len Cloete is back in ICU

Len Cloete, the father of seven, shot by police at a lodge in Muldersdrift in November last year, was recovering at home in a wheelchair when he recently had a setback.

Len Cloete’s wife, Chantel, made the following post:

“Never before I did the emotional eating. Normally I just stop eating. Last night I had so much chocolates. So today, I am ignoring the scale. Just a bit of humor in my life. Honestly, I am so afraid – please pray for Len Cloete – he is in ICU – with ammonia.

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