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The Escanaba Daily Press
Student participates in study tourGLADSTONE - Ashlee Trotter of Gladstone participated in a J-Term study tour to
Student participates in study tour
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
GLADSTONE - Ashlee Trotter of Gladstone participated in a J-Term study tour to Africa with Carthage College, a four-year, private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, where she is a freshman. According to the college, J-Term is... Read more
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News.com.au
Rejected flight attendant gets the ultimate revengeSibongile Sambo is the founder of SRS Aviation. TALK about an inspiration. Sib
Rejected flight attendant gets the ultimate revenge
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Sibongile Sambo is the founder of SRS Aviation. TALK about an inspiration. Sibongile Sambo dreamt of being a flight attendant, but she failed to meet the minimum height requirement and was turned away by South African Airways. Instead of accepting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Should Take the Lead Against Potential Genocide in Burundi At the AUThe DA is deeply concerned that as Burundi celebrates its Unity Day today, it i
South Africa Should Take the Lead Against Potential Genocide in Burundi At the AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The DA is deeply concerned that as Burundi celebrates its Unity Day today, it is on the brink of an ethnically charged crisis that bears disturbing similarities to the Rwandan genocide of 1994. The crisis in Burundi is already at boiling point as... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the GambiaIn the dark hours of the morning on December 30, 2014, eight men gathered in a
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the Gambia
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
In the dark hours of the morning on December 30, 2014, eight men gathered in a graveyard a mile down the road from the official residence of Yahya Jammeh, the president of the Gambia. The State House overlooks the Atlantic Ocean from the capital city... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Could 2016 Be the Year We Break Free From Coal?We've barely entered 2016, but China and the US the world's largest coal produc
Could 2016 Be the Year We Break Free From Coal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
We've barely entered 2016, but China and the US the world's largest coal producers have already embarked on sweeping changes to cut out coal. Could 2016 be the year we break free from this dirty fossil fuel? It's the centuries old "addiction" the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South AfricaThis was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabi
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
This was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain in a speech at Swansea University Thursday night. “Can the ANC reclaim (Nelson) Mandela’s vision of the rainbow nation? Perhaps we all expected... Read more
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Daily Examiner
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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Northern Star
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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Queensland Times
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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News Mail
South African president backflips over $32m spend on homePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of t
South African president backflips over $32m spend on home
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay the South African government part of the $32 million spent on extensive improvements to his home. Mr Zuma had previously ignored a 2014 finding - by the Public Protector, Thulisile Madonsela - he had... Read more
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iol.co.za
Understanding the cost of debtWith talk of a downgrade in the government’s credit rating hot on the tongues o
Understanding the cost of debt
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
With talk of a downgrade in the government’s credit rating hot on the tongues of all economic enthusiasts, it is valuable to have a look at what the government’s position is when it comes to external debt. External debt is the amount owed by the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Joseph Made failed Zimbabweans again Agriculture minister Joseph Made’s deafening silence amid mounting evidence t
Joseph Made failed Zimbabweans again
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Agriculture minister Joseph Made’s deafening silence amid mounting evidence that the El Niño-induced drought is taking its toll on Zimbabwe’s poor farmers vindicates those that have always maintained that he is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Glencore ‘forced’ to sell to Gupta unitJohannesburg - South Africa’s biggest opposition party said the country’s mines
Glencore ‘forced’ to sell to Gupta unit
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa’s biggest opposition party said the country’s mines minister and state power utility “forced” Glencore to sell its Optimum coal operation to a company controlled by the Gupta family, friends of President Jacob Zuma. Mines... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Don’t let Hollywood decide Africa’s hunting policiesThe hunting industry is in turmoil, with two major hunting associations in Sout
Don’t let Hollywood decide Africa’s hunting policies
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
The hunting industry is in turmoil, with two major hunting associations in South Africa at loggerheads over ranch lion hunting. A court has ruled that domestic trade in rhino horn may continue, while the government has slapped a ban on leopard trophy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Should Former Koevoet/SWATF Be Recognized As War VeteransThe Namibia War Veterans Trust, an organization for former SWATF and Koevoet fi
Should Former Koevoet/SWATF Be Recognized As War Veterans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Namibia War Veterans Trust, an organization for former SWATF and Koevoet fighters has of late featured prominently in local media. The members under the leadership of Frans Jabulani Ndeunyema want to be granted war veteran status and to be... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyerLegal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where th
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be postponed, the artist's legal representative Shaheid Schrueder said. An urgent application was filed for seven of the rapper's family members to stay in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyerTammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's n
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's new music search in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles, AP) Cape Town - Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - LawyerMos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces char
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - Lawyer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the Immigration Act will be decided on in two weeks. Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Service Pay - Govt Has Some Harsh Choices to MakeSouth Africa faces a looming fiscal cliff owing to growth in social grant expen
Civil Service Pay - Govt Has Some Harsh Choices to Make
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa faces a looming fiscal cliff owing to growth in social grant expenditure and civil service remuneration, combined with a slowdown in the growth of the economy. A fiscal cliff is when a country's finances reach a potential crisis point... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessingPolitical allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairp
Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessing
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Political allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are equally in the dark about whether she will stay on in her position in Ethiopia – or come home and possibly run for president. When asked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperso
Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on in her position in Ethiopia - or come home to run for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bashir, Zuma Hug, Happily Shake Hands At AU MeetingBy Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent International Criminal Court fugiti
Bashir, Zuma Hug, Happily Shake Hands At AU Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent International Criminal Court fugitive Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir's controversial visit to South Africa last year has added fuel to the push by some African Union member states to withdraw from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recent International Criminal Court Developments On Kenya, South AfricaWhen the International Criminal Court's member countries gathered in November 2
Recent International Criminal Court Developments On Kenya, South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
When the International Criminal Court's member countries gathered in November 2015 for their annual meeting, both Kenya and South Africa raised issues about developments at the ICC over the previous year that affected their countries. Kenya raised... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Al Bashir, Zuma hug, happily shake hands at AU meetingCarien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (Gia
Al Bashir, Zuma hug, happily shake hands at AU meeting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP) Addis Ababa - International Criminal Court (ICC) fugitive Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s controversial visit to South Africa last year has added... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, A
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, AFP) Addis Ababa - African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Council must protect Mgijima legacyWould-be leaders of the yet-to-be formed Enoch Mgijima Municipality in the Chri
Council must protect Mgijima legacy
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Would-be leaders of the yet-to-be formed Enoch Mgijima Municipality in the Chris Hani district would have to jealously protect the legacy of Mgijima, “or face the wrath of the great prophet”. This was said during the Enoch Mgijima Memorial Lecture... Read more
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iol.co.za
It’s time for SA to push for the univisaNot only should South Africa drop most of its recent additions to visa regulati
It’s time for SA to push for the univisa
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Not only should South Africa drop most of its recent additions to visa regulations, but it should play an urgent role in establishing a Southern African Development Community (SADC) univisa that will allow foreign visitors to travel through the 15... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bloggers Vs Wary Governments, and You Still Ask Why We Are So Blessed?Late last year, several of my young readers wrote to threaten that they would s
Bloggers Vs Wary Governments, and You Still Ask Why We Are So Blessed?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Late last year, several of my young readers wrote to threaten that they would stop reading me if I as much as mentioned Ngugi wa Thiong'o's name ever again in my articles. They also didn't like to see in my writing any evidence of my acquaintance... Read more
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Daily Mirror
World's loneliest organ-utan Opal has spent 30 years in solitary confinementA British animal sanctuary is offering to rescue an orang-utan kept in solitary
World's loneliest organ-utan Opal has spent 30 years in solitary confinement
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
A British animal sanctuary is offering to rescue an orang-utan kept in solitary confinement for three decades. Opal, aged 36, has become the centre of an international campaign, with ­thousands having signed a petition calling for her to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Take Education of Our Children Seriously - Says ChairpersonEducation is among the apex priorities of the South African government and gets
Take Education of Our Children Seriously - Says Chairperson
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Education is among the apex priorities of the South African government and gets the bigger part of the total national budget. Based on that reality, failure of learners - especially matric learners - cannot be acceptable and tolerated, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Lauded for Providing Tourism LeadershipZimbabwe has been applauded for providing strong leadership in the UNWTO Region
Zim Lauded for Providing Tourism Leadership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Zimbabwe has been applauded for providing strong leadership in the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa, and setting the tourism Agenda for mainstreaming in the African Union Agenda 2063. The accolades were showered by various speakers during a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Michaela Strachan's partner threatened by hunter for exposing sick tradeWildlife presenter Michaela Strachan has told how her partner faced terrifying
Michaela Strachan's partner threatened by hunter for exposing sick trade
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan has told how her partner faced terrifying death threats while investigating the cruel trophy hunting of lions in Africa. Nick Chevalier found himself in a dangerous confrontation when hunt operators turned on his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Malaria-Free Africa in Sight?African leaders will assemble in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 30 January for anoth
Is Malaria-Free Africa in Sight?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
African leaders will assemble in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 30 January for another African Union Summit, whose main event will be the presentation of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) 2016 Awards for Excellence to about 13 countries in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rate Hike Will Be Devastating Blow for ConsumersBrett Birkenstock of Overberg Asset Management said with the recent fall of the
Rate Hike Will Be Devastating Blow for Consumers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Brett Birkenstock of Overberg Asset Management said with the recent fall of the rand, inflation will rise even with the drop in the oil price (file photo). A widely expected rate hike by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Thursday is going to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Investors cautious on rate hikeJohannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed on Thursday as investor appetite for
Investors cautious on rate hike
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed on Thursday as investor appetite for emerging markets improved slightly following the US Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates on hold, but investors remained cautious ahead of a local rate... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Consumers in for a tough time with rate hikeHe said all indications are that Sarb will increase the repo rate by 0.5%. This
Consumers in for a tough time with rate hike
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
He said all indications are that Sarb will increase the repo rate by 0.5%. This comes on top of a proposed 8% hike in electricity rates. Further repo rate increases will almost immediately translate into higher prices for all commodities including... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
'The world must see our golden rhino'The golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe, the defining symbol of precolonial civilis
'The world must see our golden rhino'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
The golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe, the defining symbol of precolonial civilisation in South Africa, could leave the country for the first time next year, on loan to the British Museum for an unprecedented exhibition of South African art. It has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another Bad Year for MinersIF you are nervously watching the commodities market, hold your breath; there i
Another Bad Year for Miners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
IF you are nervously watching the commodities market, hold your breath; there is still a terrible prospect particularly if you're a miner in Zimbabwe. The sector has to contend with a painful new reality of falling commodity prices, squeezed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sakunda's Foray Into Power GenerationDIVERSIFIED energy group, Sakunda Holdings, was in December awarded a multi-mil
Sakunda's Foray Into Power Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
DIVERSIFIED energy group, Sakunda Holdings, was in December awarded a multi-million dollar tender to supply 200 megawatts (MW) of emergency electricity to the national grid to alleviate a crippling power crisis that has disrupted the country's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tokyo, Prince Ali withdraw from Fifa debateJohannesburg – Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Tokyo Sexwale have withdrawn from
Tokyo, Prince Ali withdraw from Fifa debate
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Johannesburg – Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Tokyo Sexwale have withdrawn from a scheduled televised debate for Fifa presidential candidates. A planned televised debate between Fifa presidential candidates is in turmoil after two attendees pulled... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SA's implementation of human rights laws 'problematic' HRWJohannesburg – Human Rights Watch South Africa says while the country has stron
SA's implementation of human rights laws 'problematic' HRW
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Johannesburg – Human Rights Watch South Africa says while the country has strong human rights laws in place, implementation remains "problematic". Human Rights Watch launched their annual report in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on Wednesday. It reported... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC may lose metros in Gauteng due to e tollsE-toll is the electronic tolling collection processes used by South Africa's ro
ANC may lose metros in Gauteng due to e tolls
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
E-toll is the electronic tolling collection processes used by South Africa's roads agency (Sanral) on selected toll roads. The Gauteng Freeway Improvement project (GFIP ) was implemented in 2007 and part of the project was completed before the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tackling inequality in computer scienceRiaz Moola is a Gates Cambridge Scholar doing a master's in Technology Policy,
Tackling inequality in computer science
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Riaz Moola is a Gates Cambridge Scholar doing a master's in Technology Policy, but he also runs a company which aims to revolutionise the study of Computer Science in South Africa. An African revolution in computer science When he went to university... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko - Back to BasicsCritical deficiencies and key challenges and were identified during the in-dept
Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko - Back to Basics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Critical deficiencies and key challenges and were identified during the in-depth analysis. The majority of the deficiencies and challenges identified relate to the tried and tested, fundamental principles of policing, which have been neglected for a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sun International 'grateful' for release of staff held in Nigeria2016-01-26 13:00 Johannesburg - Sun International was "extremely grateful" tha
Sun International 'grateful' for release of staff held in Nigeria
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
2016-01-26 13:00 Johannesburg - Sun International was "extremely grateful" that four of its employees had been released from detention in Nigeria, the company said in a statement on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sun International 'Grateful' for Release of Staff Held in NigeriaSun International was "extremely grateful" that four of its employees had been
Sun International 'Grateful' for Release of Staff Held in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Sun International was "extremely grateful" that four of its employees had been released from detention in Nigeria, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. "Sun International confirmed that it had secured the release of four employees late last... Read more
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