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Task Team to evaluate parole process

Saturday 4 July 2015 17:03

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has set up a Task Team to evaluate the entire value chain of the parole process in the country.

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Reduction in municipalities: Demarcation Board

Saturday 4 July 2015 12:31

The Municipal Demarcation Board says the country will see a reduction in the number of municipalities in various provinces.

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Witnesses say they are shocked by the shooting incident at Oriental Plaza.
Suspected robber shot dead in Joburg

Friday 3 July 2015 20:45

A suspected robber has been shot dead by a security guard at Johannesburg's Oriental Plaza.

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The RapidLion - The South African International Film Festival launch was a red carpet affair.
SA film industry launches own version of the Oscars, Cannes festivals

Friday 3 July 2015 19:32

The who’s who of the South African Film industry gathered at the Market Theatre, in Newtown, Johannesburg on Thursday night for the launch of the RapidLion.

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The 7th BRICS Summit which starts in Russia next week will discuss the operation of the BRICS Development Bank in SA.
BRICS bank operations to cost SA billions

Friday 3 July 2015 17:29

South Africa will have to spend at least R120 billion to help get the new Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Development Bank up and running.

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Muthambi to visit Ratanda community

Friday 3 July 2015 08:24

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is expected to visit the Ratanda community in Heidelberg to talk to them about the importance of Digital Migration on Friday morning.

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Satawu describes Numsa’s congress call as opportunistic

Friday 3 July 2015 05:39

Satawu has described as opportunistic Numsa's call for the forthcoming Cosatu Special National Congress to be turned into an elective congress.

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The Department of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the new requirements aim to protect children.  
Govt sticks to its gun over new visa rules

Thursday 2 July 2015 20:54

The Department of Home Affairs says the requirement for unabridged certificates to be produced when minors travel will stay in place.

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Autopax has signed a three-month contract with the Gauteng Department of Transport to take over routes previously occupied by Putco
Mamelodi taxi operators condemn Autopax stoning

Thursday 2 July 2015 15:25

Taxi operators in Mamelodi in Pretoria have condemned the stoning of Autopax buses Thursday morning.

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EFF leader Julius Malema addressed a media briefing on his party plan against those he deems responsible for the Marikana tragedy.
EFF to lay criminal charges against Marikana tragedy ‘perpetrators’

Thursday 2 July 2015 14:34

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party believes Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa influenced police to shoot striking Lonmin workers because he labelled them as criminals.

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Timeshare a scam: Consumer Commission

Thursday 2 July 2015 10:58

According to National Consumer Commission (NCC) director of legal services, Oatlhotse Thupayatlase, most of the people who are buying points as timeshare do not understand what they are buying.

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 About 330 Putco bus drivers could lose their jobs if an agreement is not reached between Auto Pax and Gauteng Transport Department.
Putco’s bid to prevent job losses continues

Thursday 2 July 2015 08:33

An application by Putco to have a new bus operator, Auto Pax, take over staff affected by its cancelled contracts resumes in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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Vavi praises striking MTN workers

Thursday 2 July 2015 05:57

Expelled Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has praised MTN call centre agents for remaining firm in their wage demands.

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Autopax to operate uninterrupted: Vadi

Thursday 2 July 2015 05:27

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi has confirmed that representatives of taxi associations have given a guarantee that they will not disrupt the operations of Autopax buses in Mamelodi.

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Kruger to enforce gate quota, visitors urged to book early

Wednesday 1 July 2015 20:28

The Kruger National Park has urged day visitors to the park to arrive early or make pre-bookings to avoid disappointment, this as park officials say gate quotas have been enforced.

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Competitors believe stricter conditions could have been imposed on the Vodacom/Neotel merger
Competition Commission approves Vodacom/Neotel merger

Wednesday 1 July 2015 19:14

Vodacom has welcomed the Competition Commission's decision to approve, with conditions, its merger with Neotel.

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Frans Matlala appointed new SABC CEO

Wednesday 1 July 2015 16:19

The SABC board has confirmed that it has appointed Frans Matlala as the corporation's new Group Chief Executive Officer.

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Unions aim to discuss Numsa, Vavi expulsion at special congress

Wednesday 1 July 2015 15:16

Cosatu affiliates that are boycotting the federation's CEC meeting say they will push for the upcoming SNC to discuss the expulsion of Numsa and Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

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Top SA banks and PIC make offer for African Bank insurance unit

Wednesday 1 July 2015 10:35

A consortium of leading South African banks together with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has made an offer for African Bank Investment Limited (ABIL) insurance subsidiary Stangen.

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Corporate Wellness Week underway

Wednesday 1 July 2015 08:53

With the start of Corporate Wellness Week on Tuesday, South Africans are being urged to invest more seriously in the wellness of their staff.

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