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News 24 South Africa
Inside the mind of an ANC supporterThis to me means that out of the 4 million registered residents of Soweto (the
Inside the mind of an ANC supporter
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
This to me means that out of the 4 million registered residents of Soweto (the number is from Operation Gcinamanzi by Joburg water in 2010) they could not fill the stadium but had to augment that number with people from other areas. As a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Prepaid meters leads to decline in illegal electricity connections in JoburgThis is due to the local government introducing smart meters to half of the hom
Prepaid meters leads to decline in illegal electricity connections in Joburg
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 hours ago
This is due to the local government introducing smart meters to half of the homes in the City of Joburg. "More than half of the City Power electricity meters deployed in the City are now smart meters. "This has resulted in a 13% increase in meter... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zahara, Kenzhero for Mozambique festshow in this circuit will also often perform at the others. Last week, this ye
Zahara, Kenzhero for Mozambique fest
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
show in this circuit will also often perform at the others. Last week, this year’s Azgo Festival line-up was announced in Joburg. Our very own Zahara is one of the headliners, while DJ Kenzhero will be on the decks. Other notable acts include... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zimba takes flightWe is a song that she released when she left the group and it had a video featu
Zimba takes flight
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
We is a song that she released when she left the group and it had a video featuring Zimba dancing in the dirt in the artsy Joburg neighbourhood of Newtown. “I was bruised beyond recognition. The director said: ‘Make love to the sand’ and I... Read more
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iol.co.za
City of Joburg has big plansJohannesburg - The City of Joburg has promised to go big on the reduction of ca
City of Joburg has big plans
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
Johannesburg - The City of Joburg has promised to go big on the reduction of carbon emissions and step up efforts to assist small-scale farmers and encourage the creation of backyard food gardens in an effort to arrest food insecurity. Delivering... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘JHB is the most economically powerfully city in Africa’city in Africa’ Mayor Parks Tau is delivering the State of the City Address in
‘JHB is the most economically powerfully city in Africa’
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
city in Africa’ Mayor Parks Tau is delivering the State of the City Address in Turfontein today. FILE: Mayor of Joburg Parks Tau. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN. City of Johannesburg,Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau,State of the City... Read more
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iafrica.com
Mariah Carey wraps up SA tour/ VALERY HACHE Mariah Carey has wrapped up the South African leg of her Sweet
Mariah Carey wraps up SA tour
iafrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
/ VALERY HACHE Mariah Carey has wrapped up the South African leg of her Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour with her final concert in Joburg. The American diva entertained thousands of fans in Northgate Monday night, the second of her Gauteng... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Joburg being transformed into technological economic hublast state of the city address in Johannesburg on Wednesday‚ Tau said the city'
Joburg being transformed into technological economic hub
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
last state of the city address in Johannesburg on Wednesday‚ Tau said the city's new economic democracy was rising because Joburg was bridging the digital divide. "This began with investments we have made to transform Joburg into a smart city‚... Read more
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iol.co.za
Billions in investment pays off for Joburg: mayormayor Parks Tau said on Wednesday. The city had begun redesigning the region t
Billions in investment pays off for Joburg: mayor
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
mayor Parks Tau said on Wednesday. The city had begun redesigning the region through the Growth and Development Strategy Joburg 2040, said Tau, as he presented his state-of-the-city at the Turffontein Race Course. “We are celebrating the R14... Read more
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iol.co.za
Quit black-on-black jealousy: Black Coffeein different cities going by train in Japan....” He was headed to Kansai Airpor
Quit black-on-black jealousy: Black Coffee
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
in different cities going by train in Japan....” He was headed to Kansai Airport to take a flight to Hong Kong and then to Joburg. He added that he was flying economy class by choice to produce more revenue at the end of his tour. The ‘We Dance... Read more
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iol.co.za
Girl, 6, stays positive in the face of deathCape Town - A terminally ill girl from Joburg has done what many adults struggl
Girl, 6, stays positive in the face of death
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Cape Town - A terminally ill girl from Joburg has done what many adults struggle to come to terms with: she has accepted her own mortality. When doctors told her she was “going to die”, the brave 6-year-old girl replied: “It’s fine.” Chade van... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pensioner killed after telling robbers ‘voetsek’with elderly people nursing their injuries after being caught in the stampede.
Pensioner killed after telling robbers ‘voetsek’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
with elderly people nursing their injuries after being caught in the stampede. The elderly woman of Vlakfontein, south of Joburg, who had a seizure did not want to be named and said she believed that the pensioner was shot dead because he didn't... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu boss got cold feet at rallya plot to destabilise the already fragmented labour federation. He also went f
Cosatu boss got cold feet at rally
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
a plot to destabilise the already fragmented labour federation. He also went for DA leader Mmusi Maimane and the party’s Joburg mayoral candidate, Herman Mashaba, describing them as “nothing else but sellouts for bosses”. In the same speech,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
JHB Mayor Parks Tau will deliver last State of the City addresson the state of Johannesburg's water situation on 12 November 2015. Picture: Re
JHB Mayor Parks Tau will deliver last State of the City address
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
on the state of Johannesburg's water situation on 12 November 2015. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Parks Tau,City of Joburg,Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau,Joburg,Joburg council JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau is expected to outline... Read more
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iol.co.za
How fashion retailers are helping the environmentdonated garments to the organisation, Woudstra said the collected clothes from
How fashion retailers are helping the environment
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
donated garments to the organisation, Woudstra said the collected clothes from all the stores in South Africa are sent to Joburg. The attire is then stored in a container and once it is full the garments are shipped off to I:Collect’s nearest... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Restaurant Review: Soho models little Italymeal and a cocktail. WHAT TO EAT: Starters: Crostata. Main: Seafood pasta or
Restaurant Review: Soho models little Italy
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
meal and a cocktail. WHAT TO EAT: Starters: Crostata. Main: Seafood pasta or lamb loin. Dessert: "Best cheesecake in Joburg". WHEN TO GO: Weekday evenings because #nokids. THE PHRASE THAT PAYS: ''I know..." - mention one of the owner's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thanks, mom, you've made me who I amBank, brought up her daughter the hard way, she spoilt her with her time. “I g
Thanks, mom, you've made me who I am
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
Bank, brought up her daughter the hard way, she spoilt her with her time. “I grew up in Daveyton in Ekurhuleni, east of Joburg,” says Lira, whose real name is Lerato Molapo-Kohl. “I remember the times my mom would let me bunk school so she and I... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Krejcir wanted to kidnap and kill Patrice Motsepe’Paul O’Sullivan. It was because of this sensitive document provided by the Sta
‘Krejcir wanted to kidnap and kill Patrice Motsepe’
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
Paul O’Sullivan. It was because of this sensitive document provided by the State that the trial in the high court in Joburg was stalled, as the defence representing Krejcir and his four co-accused needed time to consult their clients about... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fresh abuse claims against Bunny Parktheir eyes, ears, noses and mouths. In February the two welfare groups submitt
Fresh abuse claims against Bunny Park
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
their eyes, ears, noses and mouths. In February the two welfare groups submitted court papers at the high court in Joburg demanding that the metro improve conditions at the park. The case has not yet been heard. * Use IOL’s Facebook and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Media for social changeIndependent’s youngest and brightest journalists team up with 17 of the country
Media for social change
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Independent’s youngest and brightest journalists team up with 17 of the country’s most promising journalism students from Joburg, Durban and Cape Town to revamp the company’s staid approach to news and start providing the kind of multimedia... Read more
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iol.co.za
Getting the edge in off-roadingitself. The experience proves what Alan – the 4x4 guru at Bass Lake Adventures,
Getting the edge in off-roading
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
itself. The experience proves what Alan – the 4x4 guru at Bass Lake Adventures, just outside Henly-on-Klip, south of Joburg – says is the most important accessory for an off-road vehicle… a good guide. “You would be surprised how far you can... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bulls look set to lead SA challengealso catching the eye. Fleck has plenty to do with this, but so, too, young fo
Bulls look set to lead SA challenge
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
also catching the eye. Fleck has plenty to do with this, but so, too, young forwards coach Russell Winter, who moved from Joburg to Cape Town at the end of last year. There was plenty of scepticism in the Cape about these two men taking charge of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mariah Carey wraps up SA tour- Mariah Carey has wrapped up the South African leg of her Sweet Sweet Fantasy
Mariah Carey wraps up SA tour
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
- Mariah Carey has wrapped up the South African leg of her Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour with her final concert in Joburg. The American diva entertained thousands of fans in Northgate last night, the second of her Gauteng... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Emtee: They thought I would die a village boythere‚” he told TMG Entertainment. “I couldn’t cope and so I begged my parents
Emtee: They thought I would die a village boy
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
there‚” he told TMG Entertainment. “I couldn’t cope and so I begged my parents to come and get me so that I could live in Joburg.” Emtee returned to Joburg two years later‚ put his head down and later got to work on his music‚ determined to shake... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Emtee: They thought I would die a village boythere‚” he told TMG Entertainment. “I couldn’t cope and so I begged my parents
Emtee: They thought I would die a village boy
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
there‚” he told TMG Entertainment. “I couldn’t cope and so I begged my parents to come and get me so that I could live in Joburg.” Emtee returned to Joburg two years later‚ put his head down and later got to work on his music‚ determined to shake... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sanctuary for waterbird and twitchers alikelast remaining wildlife refuges are in wetlands. This terrain – at the Marieva
Sanctuary for waterbird and twitchers alike
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
last remaining wildlife refuges are in wetlands. This terrain – at the Marievale Bird Sanctuary outside Nigel, east of Joburg – cannot be used for much that is man-made. It would soon get waterlogged and flooded. Even now, at the height of one... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wits in mourning after students killed in crashWits University on Monday as news of the death of seven students filtered throu
Wits in mourning after students killed in crash
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Wits University on Monday as news of the death of seven students filtered through the institution’s Braamfontein campus in Joburg. On Monday night, dozens of students gathered at the School of Governance auditorium to hold a prayer service. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Book Review: Fear a peculiar driving forcething I'd failed.I [thought] driving was something I could not do. In Cape Town
Book Review: Fear a peculiar driving force
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
thing I'd failed.I [thought] driving was something I could not do. In Cape Town I managed not to drive, but when I moved to Joburg it was impossible. I had to sort it out." Fear, Thorpe pointed out, takes us out of the world: "My characters know... Read more
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iol.co.za
New auxiliary bishop ordained in Joburgwas appointed to assist the archbishop, Buti Tlhagale, with the ever-growing nu
New auxiliary bishop ordained in Joburg
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
was appointed to assist the archbishop, Buti Tlhagale, with the ever-growing number of Catholics in the archdiocese of Joburg. On Saturday, Tlhagale ordained the new bishop at Sacred Heart College in Observatory. About 4 500 people attended,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rea Vaya New Point System Kicks Offthe cash system should be replaced with the point system and vending machines i
Rea Vaya New Point System Kicks Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the cash system should be replaced with the point system and vending machines in every station to cut long queues. City of Joburg Member of Mayoral Committee for Transport, Christine Walters explained that "On this new system what the passenger... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rebel unions face battle of ideas- as they need to hold congresses to decide on joining the new body. However,
Rebel unions face battle of ideas
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
- as they need to hold congresses to decide on joining the new body. However, most unions attending the workers’ summit in Joburg, including the largest union, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa), did give the thumbs up for the new... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hurricanes blow up storm at Lionsweek and also lost to the Crusaders a month ago. They will now hope to at least
Hurricanes blow up storm at Lions
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
week and also lost to the Crusaders a month ago. They will now hope to at least beat the erratic Blues when they visit Joburg in a few weeks’ time. The Lions were completely outplayed on their home turf last night, showing signs of fatigue,... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Li HaotongMarc Leishman (Nedbank Golf Challenge), Brandon Stone (BMW SA Open hosted by Ci
Li Haotong
PGA European Tour / Posted 3 days ago
Marc Leishman (Nedbank Golf Challenge), Brandon Stone (BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni), Haydn Porteous (Joburg Open), Andrew Johnston (Real Club Valderrama Open de España hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation), Soomin Lee... Read more
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iol.co.za
Be afraid, ANC ...very afraidthe ANC’s shambolic rally in Port Elizabeth with the sea of blue T-shirts as bl
Be afraid, ANC ...very afraid
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
the ANC’s shambolic rally in Port Elizabeth with the sea of blue T-shirts as black DA supporters marched through Joburg to attend the launch of their party’s election manifesto. The ANC’s leadership shenanigans have not only tarnished... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ellis Park is where SA’s standard will be testedthat the others talk about for four or five years, and will be up against a New
Ellis Park is where SA’s standard will be tested
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
that the others talk about for four or five years, and will be up against a New Zealand team, perhaps it is the match in Joburg that should win by a short head in terms of relevance to the national barometer. I suspect the Stormers may have to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cars crawl to opening of mega mallJohannesburg - They may be cash-strapped, but for consumers, Joburg shopping ce
Cars crawl to opening of mega mall
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - They may be cash-strapped, but for consumers, Joburg shopping centres like the newly-launched Mall of Africa, offer “new spaces of urban sociality”, largely because they have tight security. “Malls offer what many claim to be new... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to clear up all that clutterTVs, cellphones, cables, fridges, washing machines - and has drop-off points, m
How to clear up all that clutter
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
TVs, cellphones, cables, fridges, washing machines - and has drop-off points, mostly at shopping centres, countrywide. In Joburg there are more than a dozen drop-off points, in Cape Town there are seven and in Durban, five. Their most convenient... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hotstix and the power of SA musiccontinue.” Education clearly ranks highly for Sipho. He dropped out of school
Hotstix and the power of SA music
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
continue.” Education clearly ranks highly for Sipho. He dropped out of school at 16 to pursue his career in music. Born in Joburg in 1951, he started playing the drums as an 8-year-old, and his prowess with the instrument earned him the nickname... Read more
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iol.co.za
Taxify to take on Uber in SAthere were still many people in the country who did not have smartphones. Taxi
Taxify to take on Uber in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
there were still many people in the country who did not have smartphones. Taxify was initially introduced to commuters in Joburg, Ekurhuleni, Pretoria and Cape Town last year with the aim of partnering with local taxi operators. But Joseph said... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Stolen' cars at Mall of Africa were just misplacedwere untrue. Instead, 38 of the “stolen” cars were recovered by the owners who
'Stolen' cars at Mall of Africa were just misplaced
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
were untrue. Instead, 38 of the “stolen” cars were recovered by the owners who had forgotten where they were parked, Joburg metro police department (JMPD) spokesman chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar confirmed on Friday morning. “Because the... Read more
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iol.co.za
A View From The Topher first concert at Cape Town’s arena on Tuesday (she’s set to perform at Durb
A View From The Top
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
her first concert at Cape Town’s arena on Tuesday (she’s set to perform at Durban’s Moses Mabhida stadium tonight and in Joburg on Sunday and Monday), delivered in terms of singing skill, despite the fact that – as one Twitterati put it: “It was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lawyer says he’s struggling to access Krejcirkilled - by hiring Miya and his cohorts - rather than repay him. On Thursday,
Lawyer says he’s struggling to access Krejcir
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
killed - by hiring Miya and his cohorts - rather than repay him. On Thursday, the five men appeared in the high court in Joburg, where it was revealed that the trial would proceed on Tuesday, presided over by Judge Mihloti Winston... Read more
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iol.co.za
Captain America: Civil WarWho plays Captain America in ? SMS the word MARVEL, the name of the city you l
Captain America: Civil War
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Who plays Captain America in ? SMS the word MARVEL, the name of the city you live in (eg Joburg), your name, surname and answer to 34445. Lines open today at 6am and close Monday at 10pm. Only the winners will be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Arrest over test station fraudTraffic Anti-Corruption Unit (Ntacu) arrested a private vehicle examiner and th
Arrest over test station fraud
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit (Ntacu) arrested a private vehicle examiner and the owner of a vehicle licensing company in Joburg for issuing a fraudulent vehicle roadworthy certificate on Monday. According to RTMC spokesman Simon Zwane, it is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Win tickets to luxury polo eventAutumn 2016 will see Joburg celebrate the sport of kings like it's never seen i
Win tickets to luxury polo event
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Autumn 2016 will see Joburg celebrate the sport of kings like it's never seen it before. The inaugural Cell C Johannesburg Polo Classic (CCJPC) presented by Julius Baer takes place on Sunday May 8 and promises a sensational line-up of high-goal... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nicola’s Notes: Fair p(l)ayof dustbins being downed - literally - seems to have dragged on for months, and
Nicola’s Notes: Fair p(l)ay
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
of dustbins being downed - literally - seems to have dragged on for months, and only came to an end about three weeks ago. Joburg residents lived with the stench of rubbish in their noses for weeks on end as trash was not only not picked up, but... Read more
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iol.co.za
Reports of cars stolen during Mall of Africa openingstationed at the mall, with 42 additional members of the police service patroll
Reports of cars stolen during Mall of Africa opening
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
stationed at the mall, with 42 additional members of the police service patrolling the mall for the week of the launch.” Joburg metro police department (JMPD) spokeswoman Inspector Edna Mamonyane said they did not have any reports of the alleged... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zara Home arrives in SAAfrica since 2011, and now it has launched its first Zara Home store at the Mal
Zara Home arrives in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Africa since 2011, and now it has launched its first Zara Home store at the Mall of Africa, which opened its doors north of Joburg on Thursday. People around the world seem to love the brand’s homewares, as Zara Home has expanded rapidly since its... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mpumalanga protesters blame lack of electricity for children's deathsresident, Gracious Mgwenya, said police had claimed Mabuza was in Johannesburg.
Mpumalanga protesters blame lack of electricity for children's deaths
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
resident, Gracious Mgwenya, said police had claimed Mabuza was in Johannesburg. "How can the premier be in Joburg when there are a number of budget speeches being presented in the legislature today? Mabuza has already taken five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Will Never Support War Talkis now tarnished. Will the IEC deliver a free, fair and credible election espec
Cope Will Never Support War Talk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is now tarnished. Will the IEC deliver a free, fair and credible election especially in the metros of Nelson Mandela Bay, Joburg and Tshwane? That is the trillion rand question. COPE calls for neutral international monitors to observe the local... Read more
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