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 Government has committed to completing the migration process by next June.
SOS concerned about DTT subsidy criteria

Wednesday 26 November 2014 11:10

There are rising concerns that poor households would not be able to afford DTT set top boxes despite the government subsidy.

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There are allegations that Nico Bezuidenhout lied about his qualifications.
SAA woes caused by unqualified CEO: iFacts

Wednesday 26 November 2014 10:11

Screening company, iFacts CEO, Jenny Reid says if South African Airways (SAA) had a more qualified person in charge then it would not be in the trouble it is in.

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Wouter Basson was head of the apartheid chemical and biological weapons programme in the 1980s.
Wits to screen Basson film

Wednesday 26 November 2014 08:19

Apartheid chemical warfare expert Dr. Wouter Basson’s activities will be laid bare in a film to be screened on Wednesday.

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Nico Bezuidenhout  says his experience and proven delivery are a good substitute for academic qualifications.
SAA CEO breaks silence over qualifications

Wednesday 26 November 2014 07:13

South African Airway's (SAA) acting CEO, Nico Bezuidenhout, has broken his silence following media reports accusing him of lying about his academic qualifications.

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Soweto1GP auctioned for under a million rand

Wednesday 26 November 2014 06:52

A sought-after personalised number plate and the vintage car that wears it were auctioned off in Johannesburg for less than was originally expected.

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ANCYL’s consultative conference begins on Wednesday

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:57

The African National Congress Youth League's (ANCYL) consultative conference is expected to begin on Wednesday in Johannesburg.

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Protea Glen residents rebuild homes destroyed by tornado

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:33

Residents of Protea Glen South of Johannesburg are reeling from a tornado which ripped through their homes on Monday.

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Founder of CLAW, Cora Bailey, greets the friendly residents of Video township close by to Diepsloot on an emergency call out.
The animal guardians of Jozi townships

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:00

We uncover a world of poverty, dog fighting and illegal mining after spending a day with CLAW, an animal welfare organisation, renowned as the pioneer of community based primary animal healthcare.

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Saving the rhino campaign gets a lifeline

Tuesday 25 November 2014 19:45

The campaign to save the rhinos received a significant boost when a land cruiser vehicle and trailer containing X-ray and surgical equipment were donated to Saving the Survivors Initiative.

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Nobel Laureates, Klaus von Klitzing and Robert Huber are in South Africa for the International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials.
Two Nobel Science laureates wow SA audience

Tuesday 25 November 2014 11:00

Nobel Laureates, Robert Huber and Klaus von Klitzing shared their work and delivered an interactive talk to a packed University of Johannesburg auditorium in Auckland Park on Monday night.

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Govt aims to provide clean water to everyone

Tuesday 25 November 2014 09:50

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says 20 years into democracy it is unacceptable that women still travel long distances to fetch water.

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Eskom says the electricity supply is expected to be constrained during the week.
Use electricity sparingly: Eskom

Tuesday 25 November 2014 07:45

Eskom is calling on all South Africans to pull together over the next few months and use electricity sparingly.

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Ramaphosa slams DA over talks collapse

Tuesday 25 November 2014 05:49

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has blamed the Democratic Alliance for the collapse of the deal between himself and opposition parties.

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Gauteng Premier decries child killings

Tuesday 25 November 2014 05:23

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says police will work tirelessly to bring child killers to justice.

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Door of Hope centre takes care of unwanted and abandoned infants.
Door of Hope a haven for unwanted, abandoned infants

Monday 24 November 2014 20:48

As the country prepares for 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, the issue of abandoned babies comes into sharp focus. But there is hope for the abandoned.

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Netcare plans to deliver additional  510 new beds in SA.
Netcare to expand its facilities

Monday 24 November 2014 20:40

Hospital group Netcare will spend R2 billion in 2015 to expand its existing facilities.

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ANC NEC vows to engage with Cosatu to ensure unity

Monday 24 November 2014 20:13

The ANC National Executive Committee says it will continue to engage with Cosatu and its alliance partners, including the expelled Numsa, to ensure unity within the labour federation.

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Child pornography, trafficking most under-reported crimes

Monday 24 November 2014 18:20

Child pornography and trafficking remain one of the most under-reported crimes in South Africa.

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Right2Know and the South African History Achieves have brought an application in High Court
Right2Know Campaign demands list of National Key Points in SA

Monday 24 November 2014 16:11

The Right2Know Campaign says the Police Minister has provided no evidence to show that the disclosure of the list of National Key Points will be detrimental to the security of the state.

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New high school pass mark regulations raise eyebrows

Monday 24 November 2014 12:00

The decision by the Department of Basic Education to raise the pass mark for junior high school grades has ruffled a few feathers.

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