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SA pushes for uni-visa to curb illegal migration

Monday 20 October 2014 19:42

South Africa is still pushing for a uni-visa to curb illegal migration to the region.

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SA stocks mark time ahead of budget speech

Monday 20 October 2014 19:19

South African stocks treaded water on Monday ahead of a budget speech later in the week, even as investors continued to hammer Johannesburg-listed bullion producers such as Anglo Gold Ashanti.

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South Africa rejects hosting African Nations Cup

Monday 20 October 2014 16:14

South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations in January if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola epidemic, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said Monday.

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Zuma opens communication doors between media, presidency

Monday 20 October 2014 07:05

The government is to establish a presidential communication and media working group to provide a platform for the sharing of ideas between state and the media.

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US hospitals tighten up for Ebola panic as flu season looms

Sunday 19 October 2014 14:20

A young woman complaining of abdominal pain and nausea who had travelled to Africa arrived at a Long Island hospital fearful that she had contracted Ebola.

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South Africa and Algeria will clash at the Independence stadium.
Banyana in a do-or-die match

Saturday 18 October 2014 16:53

Banyana Banyana's campaign in the African Women Championship has not been a good one so far.

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Samora Machel and 34 others died in a plane crash in Mbuzini, Mpumalanga on October 19, 1986.
Heritage museum to honour Samora Machel

Friday 17 October 2014 20:45

28 years on, an investigation into the plane crash that killed Mozambique's first president Samora Machel and 34 others is still inconclusive.

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South Africa, Mexico sign a new trade agreement

Friday 17 October 2014 20:28

South Africa and Mexico signed agreements which will see further development in the field of trade, agriculture tourism, mining, manufacturing and job creation on Friday.

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SA on trade, investment mission in China

Friday 17 October 2014 20:05

Trade and Industry minister Rob Davies will lead 53 South African companies on a trade and investment mission to China this weekend.

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Madonsela wins transparency award

Friday 17 October 2014 19:24

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, was humbled to be selected the winner of Transparency International's Integrity Award for 2014, she said on Friday.

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SAA has been making losses over a number of years.
Four SAA board members resign

Friday 17 October 2014 18:43

Four non-executive members of the SA Airways (SAA) board have resigned, the department of public enterprises said on Friday.

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Rand firmer as global sell-off eases

Friday 17 October 2014 18:12

The rand strengthened against the dollar on Friday as risk aversion abated after a week of volatility that saw most emerging-market currencies weaken on deteriorating prospects for global growth.

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Statistics published in the Lancet Medical Journal last year show that South Africa has the highest obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa.
'South Africans should pay more attention to their waistline'

Friday 17 October 2014 15:08

As National Obesity Week draws to a close, fitness gurus are urging South Africans to pay more attention to their waistline.

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'S African bodies could be brought back next week'

Thursday 16 October 2014 20:58

The bodies of the South Africans, who died in a collapsed church building in Nigeria last month, could be brought back within a week if Parliament intervenes.

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'Black Wednesday' revisited

Thursday 16 October 2014 20:49

This week marks the commemoration of a dark chapter in South Africa's history, the Black Wednesday.

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SA economy to bounce back if mining strikes kept at bay

Thursday 16 October 2014 18:49

South Africa's economic growth will probably accelerate next year if labour relations don't deteriorate again and if the global economy holds up reasonably well, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.

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Lifestyle Wrap

Tuesday 14 October 2014 20:05

In this week’s edition of the Lifestyle wrap, we bid farewell to Chris Van Wyk and welcome a brand new album from hip hop duo Cash & Reezy.  

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SA's ebola risk minimal: Expert

Tuesday 14 October 2014 11:55

Professor Shabir Madhi says although it is unlikely that South Africa will have a case of ebola, the health department is more than prepared should there be an imported case.

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Irma Stern painting fetches R5.8 million

Tuesday 14 October 2014 07:00

The painting of one of South Africa's top selling female artists, Irma Stern, has fetched R5.8 million at an auction in Cape Town.

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SA government denies 'conflict' with Nigeria

Tuesday 14 October 2014 05:17

Pumla Williams has denied reports that strained relations between South Africa and Nigeria are causing delays in repatriating the bodies of South Africans who died in the Lagos church collapse

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