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Daily Podcast - September, 26 2017

26th September 2017

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For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sashnee Moodley.

Making headlines:
Ramaphosa tells bid committee that South Africa will provide world class 2023 Rugby World Cup
Cape Town gets tough with delinquent water users
And, Zimbabwe pastor on trial for subversion

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that South Africa was more than ready to deliver a world class sporting experience should the country’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup be successful.

Ramaphosa was in London on Monday, where he addressed the Rugby World Cup Council while the South African Rugby Union made the technical and commercial presentations.

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He said hosting the World Cup was not an expense but a worthy investment.

 

The City of Cape Town plans to install roughly 2 000 water management devices per week on properties of excessive users to force down consumption.

Mayoral committee member Xanthea Limberg said on Monday that the devices will only allow water consumption of 350 litres a day on the pre-identified properties.

In August, the City of Cape Town introduced level 5 water restrictions which seek to limit individual water consumption to 87 litres a day.

 

Zimbabwe put on trial on Monday an activist pastor accused of attempting to subvert the government, a charge that carries up to 20 years in prison on conviction, following protests last year against President Robert Mugabe's handling of the economy.

Evan Mawarire, through his #ThisFlag movement, led a stay-at-home demonstration in 2016, the biggest protest in a decade, via a social media campaign that urged citizens to speak out against economic problems and government failure to pay workers.

Mawarire was arrested again for subversion on Sunday as he stepped down from his pulpit after police accused him of circulating social media posts that accused the government of wrecking the economy.

Appearing in the High Court, the clergyman pleaded not guilty to two charges of subverting the government and two charges of inciting public violence. The latter carries a penalty of up to 10 years in jail.

 

That’s a roundup of news making headlines today
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