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Court rules in favour of SARS deputy commissioner

Thursday 18 December 2014 12:00

The Johannesburg Labour Court has overturned the suspension of SA Revenue Service (SARS) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

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Mall robberies remain a worry: SACSC

Thursday 18 December 2014 09:00

South African Council of Shopping Centre (SACSC) president Marna van der Walt says security at shopping malls remains a great concern for them.

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Former SABC chair vows to fight on

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:36

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has stressed that although she has resigned, her fight is not over.

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Students encouraged to seek career counselling

Wednesday 17 December 2014 20:45

As the class of 2014 prepare for life after school, guidance or career counselling has been punted as a viable option to help steer them in the right direction.

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Judgement reserved in SARS labour matter

Wednesday 17 December 2014 16:36

Judgment in a bid by SA Revenue Service Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay to have his suspension overturned was reserved in the Labour Court.

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Nehawu rejects govt wage offer

Wednesday 17 December 2014 10:41

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu)'s spokesperson, Sizwe Pamla they have unanimously rejected government’s five percent wage offer for the 1.3 million state employees.

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Joburg family dies after eating poisonous mushrooms

Tuesday 16 December 2014 20:29

A Johannesburg community is still in shock after four members of the same family died allegedly from eating poisonous mushrooms.

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Long walk to freedom shortened by lasting words

Tuesday 16 December 2014 14:56

Deputy President Ramaphosa delivered ‘The Building the Legacy Memorial Lecture’ in honour of the late Nelson Mandela.

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The power utility says there is a high chances blackouts could be effected from Tuesday and the rest of the week.
Power cut risk high: Eskom

Tuesday 16 December 2014 13:07

Eskom says the risk of load shedding has been heightened after four generating units collapsed at three power stations.

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‘Poor black people are still oppressed’

Tuesday 16 December 2014 08:58

Advocacy Officer for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Anna Moyo-Kupeta, says South Africa has made great progress in term of reconciling.

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Ramaphosa calls for moral responsibility

Tuesday 16 December 2014 06:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says all sectors of society should behave with moral responsibility in order to further the legacy of late former President Nelson Mandela.

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Samwu has for several months now been marred by internal leadership problems.
Samwu reinstates expelled members

Monday 15 December 2014 13:53

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) says it has reinstated the membership of all their members that were dismissed

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Jill Scott takes fans on a musical journey

Sunday 14 December 2014 15:09

The internationally acclaimed soul and R&B singer Jill Scott brought tears, laughter and kisses to the Coca Cola Dome, as she gave her Johannesburg audience a night to remember.

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Decision to phase out middle schools irks Sadtu

Sunday 14 December 2014 12:00

Sadtu general secretary Mugwena Maluleke says a decision by the Department of Basic Education to phase-out junior secondary or middle schools in the country is unwelcome.

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Police raid illegal taverns, drug dens in Soweto

Sunday 14 December 2014 09:45

Twenty-one drug dens and 15 illegal taverns were shut down in Soweto for the possession of and dealing in illegal drugs and alcohol.

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Mbete urges women to protect their achievements

Sunday 14 December 2014 06:45

African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson Baleka Mbete has urged women to resist the erosion of the achievements of women activism such as gender equality and women empowerment.

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JMPD members educating the public about the dangers of drinking and driving.
SAB; JMPD working to decrease drunk driving accidents

Saturday 13 December 2014 17:40

South African Breweries and the Johannesburg Metro Police Department are working together in an effort to decrease the number of alcohol related accidents during the festive season.

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Numsa remains a trade union: Jim

Saturday 13 December 2014 14:30

National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) will not be a political party.

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 Numsa’s Secretary Irvin Jim says Numsa is not accountable to Cosatu’s  Sdumo Dlamini.
Numsa forges ahead with United Front

Saturday 13 December 2014 06:45

Numsa General-Secretary Irvin Jim says no individual will stop the union from going ahead with the formation of a social movement.

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SA team gears up for Dakar Rally

Friday 12 December 2014 20:21

The countdown for the 2015 Dakar Rally has started for the Imperial Toyota team. The Hilux bakkies and assorted spare parts are packed in containers and will leave for South America on the 17th.

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