Tomorrow’s news today: Reed dance, SAPS memorial service and e-waste

FILE PICTURE: Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi and President Jacob Zuma with Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini (far right) during his wedding at Ondini Sports Complex on July 26, 2014 in Ulundi, South Africa. Mafu was selected as the king's bride at the age of 18 while participating in the 2003 Swazi reed dance, she is Zwelithini's sixth wife. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Thulani Mbele)

FILE PICTURE: Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi and President Jacob Zuma with Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini (far right) during his wedding at Ondini Sports Complex on July 26, 2014 in Ulundi, South Africa. Mafu was selected as the king's bride at the age of 18 while participating in the 2003 Swazi reed dance, she is Zwelithini's sixth wife. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Thulani Mbele)

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Reed Dance takes place

Reed Dance maidens attended the King Zwelithini III’s event in KwaZulu-Natal.  An accident took the lives of nine women returning from the event in 2013 and more recently 65 Swazi women were injured. Tomorrow’s copy of The Citizen has more details.

E-waste

E-Waste makes up 5% to 8% of municipal solid waste in South Africa and is said to be growing at a rate three times faster than any other form of waste. With lack of recycling infrastructure and inadequate funding among the challenges faced by the proper management of E-waste this might be a future problem. Get your copy of The Citizen to find out more on this alarming problem.

Police memorial service

The occasion of the National Commemoration Day of the South African Police Services (SAPS) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, President Jacob Zuma said a national tactical response plan has been developed to immediately respond effectively to the murders of police officers. Get more details in tomorrow’s issue of The Citizen.

 

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