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The CWU has revised its initial demand for a 15% wage hike to 8%.
Post Office strike could soon be over

Wednesday 29 October 2014 19:00

Striking South African Post Office workers could go back to work as early as Monday.

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The implementation of these specifications is aimed at reducing plastic litter in the environment and promoting the re-use and recycling of plastic bags.
Revised specs for “greener” plastic bags

Wednesday 29 October 2014 14:47

National Regulators for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has announced revised compulsory specifications for plastic carrier bags and flat bags to be implemented in the next 18 months.

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One of Alf Kumalo's rare portraits on Nelson Mandela
Rare Mandela portrait to go under the hammer

Wednesday 29 October 2014 09:45

A rare and intimate family portrait of Nelson Mandela and his family goes on auction in Cape Town on Wednesday.

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Judge Nico Coetzee praised the state saying they have done what is required in presenting the evidence against the accused.
Diepsloot child killer awaits sentencing

Wednesday 29 October 2014 06:20

The Diepsloot child rapist and killer, Ntokozo Hadebe, will be sentenced in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday.

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The Road Accident Fund’s revenue has increased by 13% to R20.6 billion.
RAF pays out record R22 billion

Wednesday 29 October 2014 06:03

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) paid out over R22 billion to crash survivors in the 2013/14 financial year, chief executive Eugene Watson said on Tuesday.

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Zuma sends condolences to Mwelase’s family

Tuesday 28 October 2014 14:00

President Jacob Zuma expressed his condolences on Tuesday to the family of female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase, who died after being in a coma for two weeks.

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Fronting carries a minimum of 10 years imprisonment.
Amended BBBEE Act to tackle fronting: DTI

Tuesday 28 October 2014 08:45

The Chief Director for BEE at the Department of Trade and Industry, Takalani Tambani, says the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act was amended to tackle fronting.

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Anelisa Mkhonto whosebody was found dumped in a garbage bin .
Judgment Day for Diepsloot murder accused

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:30

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will on Tuesday hand down judgement in the trial of a man accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering three Diepsloot toddlers.

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Cousins Yonalisa and Zandile Mali's bodies were found in a public toilet.
Diepsloot murder accused back in court

Monday 27 October 2014 07:05

The trial of man accused of the kidnap, rape and murder of three Diepsloot children resumes on Monday.

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Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition co-founder Johnenglish Molepo, winners Amogelang Chaane, Oleboheng Sebotsa and founder Marcia Lebambo.
Spelling Bee Competition aims to improve learner’s vocabulary

Saturday 25 October 2014 19:36

Scores of learners from different primary and higher schools in Tshwane, Pretoria, participated in the 2nd Annual Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition.

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Stronger regulations needed for genetically modified foods

Friday 24 October 2014 19:48

The Department of Trade and Industry says it needs to further strengthen its regulations on the labelling of genetically-modified foods before enforcement can take place.

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Cousins Yonalisa and Zandile Mali were found dead in a public toilet in 2013.
Policing forum calls on parents to protect their children

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:42

The Honeydew Policing Forum is calling on parents to ensure that they protect their children.

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Anelisa Mkhonto was killed before her body was dumped in a garbage bin.
Diepsloot child murder trial continues

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:14

The trial of Ntokozo Hadebe accused of the gruesome murders of three Diepsloot toddlers continues at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

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The Varsity Netball took South African netball by storm in 2013.
Varsity Netball praised

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:18

The Varsity Cup Netball Tournament that ended in Pretoria earlier this week, has given young players the opportunity to showcase their talent and be noticed by the national selectors.

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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

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NPA disappointed with Pistorius sentence

Wednesday 22 October 2014 08:00

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Nathi Mncube says they are disappointed with the five year jail sentence imposed against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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‘Pistorius trial biggest in SA’s history’

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:20

Researcher at Media Tenor, Ludene Brown, says according to their research, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was a highly covered case by both local and international media in the history of SA.

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Pistorius spends first night in jail

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:32

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.

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More explosives found in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:14

More explosive devices have been found in a hole in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria on Tuesday.

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The general feel on social media is that Oscar Pistorius' five-year jail sentence is a slap on the wrist.
Curtain falls on Pistorius - the social media darling

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:40

Oscar Pistorius has been known to be a sensation on track, and such has been no different to his murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court.

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