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Armed conflict hampers efforts to promote economy in Africa

Friday 20 October 2017 17:17

Sporadic terror attacks and armed conflict in several African countries continue to hamper efforts to promote economic development .

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Travellers to neighbouring countries who begin to experience fever and flu like symptoms are advised to do blood tests.
Limpopo, Mpumalanga record high Malaria cases

Friday 20 October 2017 15:42

he National Institute for Communicable Diseases says a high number of Malaria cases have been reported in Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

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In July around 5 000 call centre workers downed tools after wage talks with the employer dead-locked.
Court dismisses 10111 application with costs

Friday 20 October 2017 10:27

SAPS has welcomed the Labour Court decision dismissing with cost the application by SAPU in which it sought to halt an internal disciplinary process against its 10111 striking members.

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The Hawks say they are investigating the matter.
SA warned of biggest data breach

Friday 20 October 2017 08:36

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service has warned consumers to be cautious in light of South Africa's biggest data breach.

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Former ANC member of Parliament Jennifer Ferguson he man had raped her at a hotel in Port Elizabeth 20 years ago.
Jennifer Ferguson wants to meet alleged rapist

Friday 20 October 2017 06:54

Singer and former ANC member of Parliament Jennifer Ferguson says she wants to meet her alleged rapist, a well-known SA football administrator, face-to-face.

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Two South Africans arrested in Tanzania

Thursday 19 October 2017 15:11

Two South Africans are reported to have been arrested in Tanzania for being gay.

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Myeni had been SAA chair since January 2015.  
Dudu Myeni loses SAA chairmanship

Wednesday 18 October 2017 20:55

Dudu Myeni has lost her position as chairperson of the SAA board as Cabinet has just announced its approval of a new board.

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The recent rains could mean lower food prices for consumers.
Food prices drop imminent

Wednesday 18 October 2017 20:18

Consumers are in for some relief as food prices are expected to go down.

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Bongo while relatively junior has sat on key Portfolio Committees.
State Security Minister promises integrity

Wednesday 18 October 2017 19:48

New State Security Minister Bongani Bongo says he is committed to complying with the legal framework governing his department.

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AB de Villiers and opening batsman, Hashim Amla, shared a 136-run third wicket partnership.
AB de Villiers scores 25th ODI century

Wednesday 18 October 2017 15:22

AB de Villiers scored 176 runs off just 103 deliveries to propel the Proteas to 353 for the loss of six wickets.

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Advocate Dali Mpofu says that they are not pleased with the appointment of the chairperson and his deputy.
Mixed reactions on new SABC chairperson and deputy

Wednesday 18 October 2017 10:03

Mixed reactions continue to surface on the appointments of the new SABC chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini and deputy Chairperson Febe Potgieter-Gqubule.

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The inquiry heard on Tuesday that the levels of corruption at Eskom have had a negative effect on the economy and the cost of electricity.
Eberhard highlights negative impact of Eskom corruption

Wednesday 18 October 2017 05:41

Professor Anton Eberhard from the State Capacity Research Project has listed a litany of events that show that the Gupta family has benefitted immensely from Eskom contracts.

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The book tells the story of the transition from decades of apartheid rule and the challenges Mandela overcame.
Mandela‘s memoir finally launched

Tuesday 17 October 2017 21:51

Nineteen years after former president Nelson Mandela began writing about his years as President of South Africa, his new book 'Dare Not Linger' was launched in Johannesburg

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The researchers also insisted that  Malusi Gigaba needs to be probed thoroughly during the inquiry.
University researchers to help with probe into state capture

Tuesday 17 October 2017 21:19

As Parliament begins inquiry into alleged manifestations of state capture at three parastatals, researchers are urged to probe breaches of laws and regulations and expose individual corruption.

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EFF says the reshuffle  is aimed at consolidating state capture and fighting internal ANC factional battles.
EFF commends decision to remove Nzimande

Tuesday 17 October 2017 16:54

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has lauded the firing of Higher Education Minister  Blade Nzimande from cabinet.

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In terms of the judgment, the SABC board must control the affairs of the public broadcaster.
Court curbs communications minister powers

Tuesday 17 October 2017 16:46

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that the powers of the Communications Minister be limited in appointing and firing members of the SABC board.

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Cape Town City has been buzzing since their inception in the PSL last season.
C. Town City look for redemption in Telkom Knockout Cup

Monday 16 October 2017 21:44

Cape Town City have an opportunity to redeem themselves after they lost the MTN8 at the weekend to SuperSport United.

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Leading water, infrastructure and financial sector stakeholders held in-depth talks on funding models to improve water security.
Water dept urges corporate to close infrastructure funding gap

Monday 16 October 2017 14:26

The Department of Water Sanitation has urged the South African financial sector to support its efforts to close the water services' R30 billion-a-year infrastructure funding gap.

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Managing Director of KFC Doug Smart says more than 3 million children go to school hungry.
World Food Day casts focus on undernourished people

Monday 16 October 2017 11:11

Monday marks World Food Day.

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Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges but will he have the last laugh?

Monday 16 October 2017 10:08

Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed Zuma’s & the NPA appeal against an earlier decision by the Gauteng High Court that a decision to dismiss 783 charges against Zuma

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