BULLETIN 12 November 1 pm
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# The EFF student command is appalled by the GBV incident in CPUT
# Tennis fans flock to Turin for ATP finals
# And, Cape Town urges residents and visitors to respect its coastal wildlife
# The EFF student command is appalled and horrified by the gender-based violence incident at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town. This after a male student who is alleged to be registered at the University of Western Cape is seen on video circulating on social media repeatedly stabbing a female student. South Africa remains a crime scene, particularly for black women and children. The EFFSC’s Sihle Lonzi says this heinous act is happening in an institution of higher learning which should be a safe haven for the future intelligentsia of the nation.
# BOSA leader, Mmusi Maimane is calling on all South Africans to nominate their leaders or to volunteer themselves as candidates for 2024 nation elections. BOSA unveiled first five candidates from KwaZulu-Natal to stand for election in 2024. 277 days ago, the party opened its candidate recruitment model to identify the best 400 candidates to fill the seats of Parliament, following the 2024 elections. The purpose of this extensive recruitment process is to ensure that each candidate is properly vetted, so that only suitable candidates end up on the ballot with the support of their constituency and the endorsement of BOSA.
# North West provincial police commissioner, Sello Kwena has welcomed the arrest of five suspects for attacking police officers in Freedom Park near Phokeng outside Rustenburg. Two detectives from Phokeng police station were officially on duty and conducting investigations in Freedom Park. The members found a 51-year-old suspect wanted for assault. Police spokesperson, Sabata Mokgwabone says they warned the suspect accordingly and requested him to accompany them to the police station:
# Tennis: Tickets for the 2023 ATP Finals have been sold out as the Italian city Turin hosts the season-ending climax for the third consecutive year. In this afternoon’s opening match, 24-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic takes on 20-year-old Danish player Holger Rune. Djokovic will also face Jannik Sinner and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the group stage. In the other group, world number two Carlos Alcaraz is up against Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev.
Stay tuned for more news………….