CAPE TOWN, Dec.28 — The following are news highlights in South African major media outlets on Friday.
— Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande revealed on Thursday that road accidents killed many people because there were some reckless, drunken and fatigued drivers who refused to obey the law. (Independent Online)
— The Department of Science and Technology said on Thursday that the launch of the smallest satellite into orbit will help keep the country safe and advance the sector.
ZACube-2, the country’s first of a kind, was launched on Thursday with other nanosatellites in Russia to help keep an eye on South Africa’s oceans and veld fires.(Eyewitness News)
— The Black People’s National Crisis Committee has organized a sunset protest at Clifton’s Fourth Beach in Cape Town for Friday evening.
This follows an incident on Sunday when security guards of a private company told a group of picnickers to leave the beach because it closes at 20:00. The incident has sparked widespread outrage.(South African Broadcasting Corporation)