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Chiefs draws one-all against Sundowns

Saturday 22 November 2014 20:14

Kaizer Chiefs were held to a one-all draw against Mamelodi Sundowns at the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Kenny G performed to hundreds of fans at the Coca Cola Dome on Thursday evening.
Striving to play saxophone better is key to my success: Kenny G

Saturday 22 November 2014 08:45

American adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist, Kenny G, says practice and striving to be better at playing the saxophone is key to his success.


Numsa was expelled from Cosatu this month.
Numsa NEC to meet affiliates

Saturday 22 November 2014 07:10

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has scheduled a joint National Executive Committee meeting with supporting affiliates on Saturday.


All eyes will be at the titanic battle between Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns at the FNB stadium.
Soccer filled weekend as ABSA premiership returns

Friday 21 November 2014 14:40

Following Bafana Bafana's successful African Cup of Nations qualifiers, the focus in football now shifts back to the ABSA Premiership.


Police are looking for suspects after the shooting incident at the Boksburg taxi rank.
Boksburg school concerned about learners’ safety

Friday 21 November 2014 14:13

The management of the Windmill Park Secondary School in Boksburg has expressed great concern over the safety of its learners after five people were shot dead on Thursday at a nearby taxi rank.


Zuma urges global stand against racism

Friday 21 November 2014 12:01

President Jacob Zuma has called on the international community to undertake an ideological introspection on racism and discrimination in sports.


Gauteng police say the two police court orderlies were arrested on Thursday
Two police officers nabbed following prison escape

Friday 21 November 2014 11:05

Two policemen have been arrested for helping a kidnapping suspect escape from custody at the Protea Magistrates Court.


 Jacob Zuma says given our experiences, the campaign against racism in sport finds a natural home in South Africa
President Jacob Zuma's address at the Global Watch Summit

Friday 21 November 2014 10:23

President Jacob Zuma says this year we are celebrating 20 years of democracy and 20 years since we defeated apartheid.


Racism worse in soccer: UEFA representative

Friday 21 November 2014 10:20

Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) William Gaillard has admitted that there a lot of racism in football when compared to other sporting codes.


Racism is a global problem: Tokyo Sexwale

Friday 21 November 2014 08:30

Global Watch founder Tokyo Sexwale has called on the public to join the fight against racism.


60% of children in SA live below the poverty line

Friday 21 November 2014 08:00

The South African government has come under intense criticism for battling to provide children with basic services with all the resources it has.


President Jacob Zuma will give the keynote address at the Global Watch Summit at nine o'clock.
Zuma to address summit on racism in sport

Friday 21 November 2014 07:05

The Global Watch Summit against racism in sport continues at Emperors Palace, east of Johannesburg on Friday.


SACP says it pays rent to Cosatu

Thursday 20 November 2014 16:32

The SACP has not received a political levy from Cosatu in the last four years but it continues to pay rent to the trade union federation, its second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila said.


Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says more money will be spent of infrastructure development.
Gauteng budget increased to over R87 billion

Thursday 20 November 2014 16:17

The Gauteng government's budget has been adjusted by over R230 million from R86.9 billion to R87.2 billion for the 2014/15 financial year.


Zwelinziva Vavi says robust discussions have paved the way for further dialogue within Cosatu.
Task team to decide on Vavi’s future

Thursday 20 November 2014 13:01

Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's future will be decided through a political process involving the ANC Task Team.


Gaillard says through sport there can be an influence in the wider society
UEFA speaks out against racism in sport

Thursday 20 November 2014 12:10

William Gaillard Senior Adviser to the President of UEFA says racism and discrimination still exist in society worldwide but the main duty is to make sure that sport is free from racism


Taegrin Morris died after he was dragged alongside his mother's hijacked vehicle as it sped off.
Disagreements between NPA, police over Taegrin Morris case

Thursday 20 November 2014 10:36

A war of words has erupted between the police and the NPA over the dropping of charges in the murder case of four-year-old toddler Taegrin Morris.


Funding remains a challenge for businesses

Thursday 20 November 2014 08:00

Ngubane & Company Chief Executive Officer Wilfred Ngubane says he remains confident that his company has impacted positively towards Black Business Economic Empowerment.


Vavi awaits Cosatu decision

Thursday 20 November 2014 05:30

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is expected to announce the outcomes of its central executive committee meeting on Thursday.


International Men’s Day also focuses on men and boys’ health and improving gender relations.
SA joins world in marking International Men’s Day

Wednesday 19 November 2014 20:53

As the world marks International Men’s Day today, Sechaba Community Care is urging South African men to find platforms where they can openly express their problems.


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