The headlines of the leading newspapers on 10 November 2023:
# Business Day:
Reports the Johannesburg Stock Exchange has started trading in carbon credits. The paper writes the markets are important for South Africa to meet emission reduction targets.
# And Mail and Guardian on Fridays:
Writes about a pyramid scheme that embezzled about 2.7 -billion-rand from its participants.
Reports the municipal strike in Tshwane did not have a major influence on the support for the DA in the city. The party performed well in by-elections. The political analyst Dirk Kotzé says ActionSA cannot seriously compete and the EFF’s support is mainly limited to Limpopo, North West, and Gauteng.
And secondly, the paper writes about an artwork of André de Ruyter by the artist Helene Pretorius from Centurion.
# The Star and Pretoria News:
Writes Gauteng has a major challenge with unregistered and illegal independent schools. More than 70 of these institutions have already been closed.
Reports on the most dangerous areas in Gauteng for municipal technicians to carry out repairs and the effect on consumers. One technician has already been attacked five times while he was working.
# And The Citizen:
Writes plans to scrap the tax benefit on medical rates to fund the National Health Insurance can cost families up to 14-thousand-rand a year.
# Volksblad in Bloemfontein:
Reports on how hordes of looters descended on a sheep truck after it was involved in an accident outside Wolmaransstad. The injured truck driver Edward Setlae was lying in the road with a broken leg and burns but received no help.
And secondly, the newspaper writes the DA has requested the Hawks to investigate allegations of irregular conduct against the mayor of Matjhabeng, Thanduxolo Khalipha.
# Die Burger:
Leads with the court case against the suspended Matie, Theuns du Toit which continues on December 5. The victim of the urination incident, Babalo Ndwayana will now have to provide proof of the alleged racist comments made by Du Toit.
Then there is news about the toilet paper crisis at the Newton Park Library in Nelson Mandela Bay, which became so bad that the institution had to close its doors.
And finally, there is also a report about the looting of the sheep truck that was in an accident.
# And Cape Times:
Writes a board member of the University of Cape Town, doctor Lwazi Lushaba, questioned the validity of the report on the management problems at the university.
And secondly, it is reported that the misconduct of civil servants has led to a loss of 1.5-billion-rand for the state.
# The Herald in Gqeberha:
Reports two police officers in Nelson Mandela Bay will be honoured for the work they do behind the scenes.
And secondly, the paper also writes about Newton Park’s toilet paper crisis.
# The Witness in Pietermaritzburg:
Writes the traffic flow in the city will be affected by the planned upgrade of the N3.
And reports on drug dealers doing business at a local rehabilitation centre.
And finally, from NAMIBIA:
# Republikein in Windhoek:
Firstly, reports on the garbage dump in Gobabis, which was already declared being unfit for rehabilitation five years ago. However, dumping is still taking place and the rubbish is now as close as 200-metres from the nearest houses.
And secondly, the paper writes about the progress at the Kombat Mine where around five-hundred people have already been employed. With the growth plans for 2024, this number will increase significantly.