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Almost 700 die on SA roads over April: RTMC

Monday 27 April 2015 18:10

Nearly 700 people have died on South Africa's roads over the course of April, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Monday.

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Gauteng pays the best salaries: Survey

Monday 27 April 2015 14:13

Salaries in Gauteng are on average still the best in South Africa, according to the latest salary review by Career Junction.

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South Africans gather for 21 years of freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 06:30

South Africans come together on 27 April to celebrate Freedom Day and 21 years of democracy.

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Twenty-one, and still growing up

Sunday 26 April 2015 13:35

As South Africa approaches Freedom Day on 21 April, Ronesh Dhawraj assesses how far the country has come in terms of transformation in key areas over the past 21 years.

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The Western Cape has been driving expansion into Africa in certain sectors for the past few years.
W Cape delegation off to Angola to bolster relations

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:37

Meetings between the Angolan government and a delegation from the Western Cape, including Premier Helen Zille, are expected to bolster growing links to the local oil and gas sector.

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Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Xenophobia has no place in SA: Madikizela-Mandela

Sunday 26 April 2015 06:42

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says she hopes the recent xenophobic attacks that claimed seven lives were the last to be witnessed in South Africa.

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Foreign national survives mutilation after xenophobic attack

Friday 24 April 2015 21:06

This week Special Assignment uncovered Vincent's story of survival amid a wave of violence against foreign nationals that has cost the lives of seven people.

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We are dealing with the xenophobic problem: Zuma

Friday 24 April 2015 20:45

President Jacob Zuma says organisations that represent foreign nationals will link up with a committee set up to deal with the xenophobic attacks.

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Xenophobia will cause ‘incredible’ damage to economy

Friday 24 April 2015 18:28

The South African economic and tourism industries will suffer a major blow following recent violence against foreign nationals, said Protea Group founder and chair Otto Stehlik.

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South Africa's rand edges higher on weak U.S. data

Friday 24 April 2015 18:16

South Africa's rand was a touch firmer against the dollar on Friday, propped up, as it has been for most of the week, by soft U.S. economic data

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Zuma responds to Mia Couto' open letter

Friday 24 April 2015 16:32

President Jacob Zuma replies to Mia Coutto's open letter on the xenophobic attacks happening in the country.

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SAA CEO Monwabise Kalawe is out of his job.
Suspended SAA CEO resigns

Friday 24 April 2015 09:14

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabise Kalawe has resigned with immediate effect.

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Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says government should avoid a catastrophe and give public servants a double digit hike.
Cosatu resolute on 10% wage hike for public servants

Friday 24 April 2015 09:04

The Congress of South African Trade Unions' (Cosatu) Sdumo Dlamini says the national marches to government should be taken seriously.

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President Jacob Zuma has announced Vuma Mashinini appointment as IEC Commissioner.
Vuma Mashinini appointed IEC commissioner

Friday 24 April 2015 06:13

The Presidency has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has officially appointed Vuma Mashinini as a commissioner to the Independent Electoral Commission.

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Businesses pledge to help solve the problem of xenophobia

Thursday 23 April 2015 21:04

A clear and factual message about what South Africa stands for needs to be sent to the world.

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‘It’s our responsibility to heal the wounds of the past’:Mlambo-Ngcuka

Thursday 23 April 2015 20:57

Former Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka believes South Africa’s coming of age as a democracy allows it an opportunity for deep introspection about the values it wants to embrace.

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Vaccines can help address global DR-TB epidemic: Experts

Thursday 23 April 2015 20:55

With a rapidly growing epidemic of Drug Resistant TB, the need for an effective TB vaccine has become increasingly urgent than ever before.

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SA has highest number of migrants in Zimbabwe: Report

Thursday 23 April 2015 19:02

A report by the Zimbabwean government has revealed that South Africans constitute the largest number of all migrants living and working in Zimbabwe.

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Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding from 5pm on Thursday

Thursday 23 April 2015 17:00

South Africa’s power utility, Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 5pm on Thursday and that this was expected to continue until 10pm.

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SA Parliament allows MPs to focus on combating xenophobic attacks

Thursday 23 April 2015 15:13

Political parties have agreed to postpone Parliament’s work programme to allow MP’s to focus on curbing the xenophobic violence that spread across some areas in South Africa.  

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