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Patrice Motsepe says he is trying to share the spirit of giving.
Motsepe showers children with gifts

Friday 9 December 2016 20:37

Christmas has come early for about 3000 Soweto children who received gifts from the Motsepe Foundation.

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Anwa Dramat faces various counts of kidnapping, defeating the ends of justice and contravening the Immigration Act.
Anwa Dramat case postponed to March

Friday 9 December 2016 11:59

The case against former head of the Hawks, Anwa Dramat, has been postponed to March 3, 2017.

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Herman Mashaba is reported to have said that illegal immigrants should leave the city as they were there illegally and should be treated as such.
ANC to lay charges against Herman Mashaba

Friday 9 December 2016 11:33

The ANC in Johannesburg has confirmed it will be approaching the Human Rights Commission following utterances made by the city's mayor Herman Mashaba.

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Gospel music artist Sfiso Ncwane died on Monday.
Sfiso Ncwane’s memorial service to be held in Soweto

Friday 9 December 2016 07:40

Another memorial service for late gospel singer, Sfiso Ncwane, will be held at the Grace Bible church in Pimville, Soweto on Friday morning.  

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Sfiso Ncwane died from kidney failure at Life Fourways hospital, north of Johannesburg on Monday.
Sfiso Ncwane was a humble man: Black Mambazo

Friday 9 December 2016 07:36

Multi Grammy award winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo says late gospel singer, Sfiso Ncwane was a humble man.

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City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's comments on immigrants and crime have caused a stir.
More angry reaction to Mashaba’s immigrants comments

Friday 9 December 2016 06:10

There has been more angry reaction against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba for his comments suggesting that some illegal foreigners in the city are criminals.

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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi welcomed 37 Cuban technical advisers on Thursday night.
SA to benefit from Cuban Technical Advisors programme: Nxesi

Friday 9 December 2016 05:49

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says South Africa stands to benefit a great deal from the Cuban Technical Advisors programme.

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There is a 60% dropout rate in the countries universities.
Absence of listening blamed for student dropout: Maoto

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:58

University of Limpopo’s Dr Satsope Maoto says absence of a listening ear from the lectures is one of the reasons university student dropout.

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Home Affairs to deploy more staff at OR Tambo Airport

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:55

The Home Affairs Department says it'll bring in additional staff to assist at the Immigration office at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport during the festive season.

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Giraffes reclassified as endangered species

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:46

Giraffes are now classified as an endangered species with the number of giraffes dropping from 151 000 to 97 000 over 30 years.

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The Square Kilometre Array formed part of the exhibition at the forum.
SA’s knowledge systems in trouble: HSRC

Thursday 8 December 2016 18:13

The Human Sciences Research Council’s Prof Crain Soudien says South Africa’s knowledge systems are in trouble as we know a lot but we understand little.

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Nehawu joins calls for Zuma to step down

Thursday 8 December 2016 17:59

The National Health and Allied Workers’ Union says President Jacob Zuma should make a bold step and resign from being the country's President.

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Zuma, Lungu agree to strengthen bilateral relations

Thursday 8 December 2016 16:52

President Jacob Zuma and his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu, have vowed to review all bilateral agreements signed between the two countries to ensure they mutually benefit their citizens.

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Education dept says 20% maths pass is a once off measure

Thursday 8 December 2016 16:02

The Department of Basic Education has defended its controversial decision to drop the maths pass rate to a mere 20% for grade 7 to 9 pupils.

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Kyalami, CT emerge as Grand Prix host contenders

Wednesday 7 December 2016 20:34

The Kyalami race track in Midrand has re-emerged as a top contender to host a Formula One Grand Prix if it's to be held in South Africa in the future.

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Psychologist advocates post-prison treatment for sexual offenders

Wednesday 7 December 2016 12:45

Clinical Psychologist Simphiwe Sinkoyi, says more needs to be done to rehabilitate sexual offenders.

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IfMalemaWas-President trends on Twitter

Wednesday 7 December 2016 11:30

Social media users took to Twitter to express their wishes or what could possibly happen if EFF leader Julius Malema was the country’s president.

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 David Makhura says disciplinary proceedings have been instituted against 125 government officials allegedly involved in financial misconduct.
Twitter praises for Gauteng’s anti-corruption drive

Wednesday 7 December 2016 08:25

Twitter users have welcomed the Gauteng Political Report delivered by Premier David Makhura in the Legislature in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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The protesting residents are among 60 families that were left stranded when their homes were flooded.
Man run over by truck during service delivery protest

Wednesday 7 December 2016 08:13

A man died on Wednesday after he was run over by a truck during a service delivery protest at Ulana near Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand.

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The clinic also has a drug rehabilitation facility.
Joburg community gets state-of-the-art clinic

Tuesday 6 December 2016 15:58

The community of Westbury in Johannesburg now has access to a multi-million rand state-of-the-art clinic

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