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Phiyega says crime is not out of control

Monday 22 September 2014 10:30

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says South Africa continues to attract investors in the country because crime is not out of control.

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Residents in some areas in Johannesburg have been affected by water shortages.
More water shortages expected in some Jhb suburbs

Sunday 21 September 2014 19:19

Johannesburg residents should brace themselves for more water shortages this week.

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The event is in support of the United Nations' yearly international "Peace Day" on Sunday.
SA music artists to perform for peace

Sunday 21 September 2014 10:04

Some of South Africa's biggest music acts and artists will be taking part on Sunday in the annual “Peace Starts 2014 Concert" in Johannesburg.

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 Eighty-four South Africans died when a Lagos building collapsed last week Friday.
Shoddy construction possible cause of Lagos building collapse

Saturday 20 September 2014 18:42

Shoddy construction could have caused a Lagos church building to collapse

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 During the raid one of the suspects was caught in action while performing an illegal abortion.
Six arrested for Joburg abortion clinic

Saturday 20 September 2014 12:32

Six people were arrested in central Johannesburg on Friday for allegedly running an illegal abortion clinic, Gauteng police said.

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The comedy show features well known comedians in Africa, such as Tumi Morake, Kagiso Lediga and Tshepo Mogale.
Comedy industry is growing: Lediga

Saturday 20 September 2014 12:05

The Kings and Queens of Comedy Show will be held on Wednesday at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.

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Fire destroys 15 shacks in Joburg

Saturday 20 September 2014 11:40

About 15 shacks were destroyed on Saturday, by a fire in Msawawa informal settlement, in Kya Sands, Johannesburg emergency services said.

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Golden Lions on top of Currie Cup standings

Saturday 20 September 2014 10:07

A convincing 29-15 victory over the Pumas at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday evening launched the Golden Lions into first place on the Currie Cup standings.

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Business concerned about low performing municipalities

Friday 19 September 2014 14:06

Big business is concerned at the high municipal tariffs, the poor state of road infrastructure and unreliable power supply at some municipalities in the country.

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Govt needs to reprioritise its expenditure: Tax expert

Friday 19 September 2014 10:05

A leading tax expert says government may not have enough revenue collection for the 2015/2016 financial years.

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One third of municipalities doing well: Nel

Friday 19 September 2014 10:00

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel says according to government’s analysis, only one third of local government municipalities are doing well.

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There has been unrest in the metal and engineering sector following the protest in July.
Solidarity, Neasa to take metal, engineering industry to court

Thursday 18 September 2014 20:30

Trade union Solidarity and National Employers' Association of South Africa (Neasa) are heading to the labour Court.

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Farmer eviction order bid postponed

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:06

An application by AfriForum for an eviction order on behalf of a farmer, who was allegedly attacked while trying to evict squatters on his farm, has been postponed in the Randburg Land Claims Court.

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The 4th German-South African Business Forum is underway in Johannesburg.
Change in BEE legislation poses challenges for SA-Germany relations

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:02

The current immigration regulations changes in the BEE legislation and the scrapping of a bilateral investment treaty with Germany are posing challenges to German companies.

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Ntsebo Lerotholi part of Ugly Duckling and other stories invites a youngster to join her on stage as Thumbelina at the People Theatre
Theatre and the imagination of the mind

Thursday 18 September 2014 08:21

The Peoples Theatre in Johannesburg has taken timeless tales and woven them together into a fully interactive production.

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Play brings Bram Fischer's story to life

Wednesday 17 September 2014 12:15

The life of anti- partheid lawyer Bram Fischer will be told at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

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Marketing professionals that attended the summit hope to entice fans and increase attendance figures across various sporting codes.
Sports Industry Summit opens in Johannesburg

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:46

Making the experience of going to the stadium a special one will entice fans to go watch matches and help increase fan attendance figures across various sporting codes.

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The Learn English Audio Project or LEAP is aimed at improving English among foundation phase learners in poor public schools.
Basic Education launches LEAP project to improve English in schools

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:44

The Department of Basic Education and the British Council have launched a project that is aimed at improving English among foundation phase learners in poor public schools.

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South Africa’s fastest rising social networks are YouTube and according to the SA Social Media Landscape 2015 study.
Visual revolution taking over social media in SA

Tuesday 16 September 2014 18:05

South Africa’s fastest rising social networks are visual platforms owned by competing giants of social media.

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Lions target defensive lapses

Tuesday 16 September 2014 16:29

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann would like his charges to eliminate lapses in defence when they take on the surprise package in this year's Currie Cup, the Pumas, in Johannesburg on Friday.

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