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iol.co.za
Ertugral takes aim at AjaxA real spicy PSL clash is in the offing when high-riding Mpumalanga Black Aces
Ertugral takes aim at Ajax
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
A real spicy PSL clash is in the offing when high-riding Mpumalanga Black Aces jet into the Mother City to take on Ajax Cape Town at the Athlone Stadium on Wednesday night (kick-off 7.30pm). The intrigue, though, is not based on the on-field playing... Read more
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iafrica.com
Sundowns stretch league leadMamelodi Sundowns scored five goals in the Absa Premiership for the first time
Sundowns stretch league lead
iafrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Mamelodi Sundowns scored five goals in the Absa Premiership for the first time this season to trounce Free State Stars 5-2 Sunday and widen their lead to six points. Colombian Leonardo Castro, Zimbabwean Khama Billiat and Botswanan Mogakolodi Ngele... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mpuma ‘spends over R21bn on salaries’Nelspruit - Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza needs to explain how the provincial
Mpuma ‘spends over R21bn on salaries’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Nelspruit - Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza needs to explain how the provincial government managed to spend 99 percent of its employee budget for salaries despite 17 000 funded posts being vacant, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. “According... Read more
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Super Sport
Aces drop below Wits Mpumalanga Black Aces dropped below Bidvest Wits, to third on the Absa Premie
Aces drop below Wits
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
Mpumalanga Black Aces dropped below Bidvest Wits, to third on the Absa Premiership standings, following a goalless draw against Bloemfontein Celtic at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday. The Clever Boys beat Golden... Read more
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Super Sport
Aces eyeing league double over Celtic Mpumalanga Black Aces will hope to make it two wins over Bloemfontein Celtic
Aces eyeing league double over Celtic
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Mpumalanga Black Aces will hope to make it two wins over Bloemfontein Celtic as they honour their Absa Premiership encounter this Saturday at Mbombela Stadium. Kick-off is at 3:30pm. In their midweek match,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mourning Widow Forced to Listen As Daughter Is Gang RapedA Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of participating in two armed robberies
Mourning Widow Forced to Listen As Daughter Is Gang Raped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of participating in two armed robberies that left a 16-year-old girl and a 31-year-old woman suffering from gang rape trauma, has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Surprise Siwela, 33, from Hazyview, was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mpumalanga rapist sentenced to life - after widow had to listen as daughter gang rapedSurprise Siwela, 33, from Hazyview, was sentenced when he appeared in the Nelsp
Mpumalanga rapist sentenced to life - after widow had to listen as daughter gang raped
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Surprise Siwela, 33, from Hazyview, was sentenced when he appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court on Wednesday afternoon. He was arrested on September 24 2012, after an unknown number of gang members broke into two homes in Hazyview, where the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mourning widow forced to listen as gang rapes teen daughter2016-02-04 10:57 Mbombela - A Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of particip
Mourning widow forced to listen as gang rapes teen daughter
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
2016-02-04 10:57 Mbombela - A Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of participating in two armed robberies that left a 16-year-old girl and a 31-year-old woman suffering from gang rape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prosecuting Authority Forfeits Vehicle Used By PoachersNational Prosecuting Authority forfeits the vehicle that was used by poachers t
Prosecuting Authority Forfeits Vehicle Used By Poachers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
National Prosecuting Authority forfeits the vehicle that was used by poachers to kill a rhino to the victim (Rehabilitation Centre for Infant Rhinos) On Friday 29 January 2016 the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capitalThe move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losi
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capital
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
The move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losing a big metro in SA's wealthiest province. So they should be. The fact the national ANC has signed off on this move is an indication of how important Gauteng is to them... Read more
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Super Sport
Cosmos eyeing win over Aces Jomo Cosmos will look to erase their weekend loss when they host the high fly
Cosmos eyeing win over Aces
Super Sport / Posted 7 days ago
Jomo Cosmos will look to erase their weekend loss when they host the high flying Mpumalanga Black Aces in an Absa Premiership match on Tuesday night at Olen Park Stadium. Kick-off is at 7:30pm. Ezenkosi went to Rise and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Matches Against Brazil Give SA Women's Sevens a Great BaseSpringbok women's sevens coach Renfred Dazel believes his team have a solid fou
Matches Against Brazil Give SA Women's Sevens a Great Base
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Springbok women's sevens coach Renfred Dazel believes his team have a solid foundation to build from this season following last week's training matches against the Brazil national team in Stellenbosch. The team kicked off their season with a series... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lions Mourn Passing of ExThe Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) has paid tribute to a former president of t
Lions Mourn Passing of Ex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) has paid tribute to a former president of the union, Jannie le Roux, who passed away over the weekend. Le Roux died at his home in Nelspruit on Sunday at the age of 87. He was president of the former Transvaal... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chippa urged to ‘shape up’Chippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela said his players needed to “shape up”
Chippa urged to ‘shape up’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Chippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela said his players needed to “shape up” after their 1-0 loss against Mpumalanga Black Aces in a Premier Soccer League game at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday. It was Chippa’s second defeat this year... Read more
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Super Sport
Downs stretch lead, derby stalemate Midfield enforcer Hlompho Kekana turned goal scorer with a brace as Mamelodi
Downs stretch lead, derby stalemate
Super Sport / Posted 7 days ago
Midfield enforcer Hlompho Kekana turned goal scorer with a brace as Mamelodi Sundowns stretched their Absa Premiership lead to three points on Saturday. Record six-time champions Sundowns triumphed 3-2 at... Read more
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Super Sport
Aces back to winning form Black Aces returned to winning form in the Absa Premiership as they defeated
Aces back to winning form
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Black Aces returned to winning form in the Absa Premiership as they defeated Chippa United 1-0 at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday night. AmaZayoni fell to a surprise defeat against struggling University of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mokgopo Sets Sights On UCI Marathon Champs.. but First It's Mankele'For me mountain biking is not merely a sport. It's a way of life which not onl
Mokgopo Sets Sights On UCI Marathon Champs.. but First It's Mankele
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
'For me mountain biking is not merely a sport. It's a way of life which not only gives me hope but also a positive outlook on life. My ultimate goal is to prove that anything is possible.' With such a positive outlook it is no surprise that William... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspected Rhino Poacher Fired First, Court HearsBy Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent A ranger said he fired shots at three su
Suspected Rhino Poacher Fired First, Court Hears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent A ranger said he fired shots at three suspected poachers in self-defence after they opened fire on him and three colleagues in the Kruger National Park in 2011. The ranger, whose identity is being protected,... Read more
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Super Sport
Big Match Feature: Pirates v Chiefs Form guide (last five league matches) Pirates: LDWDL Match Background Orl
Big Match Feature: Pirates v Chiefs
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Form guide (last five league matches) Pirates: LDWDL Match Background Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs head into Saturday's Soweto Derby on the back of morale depleting defeats in the Absa Premiership and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cops in court on corruption, dagga chargesNkosinathi Sengwayo, News24 correspondent Mbombela - Two police officers were
Cops in court on corruption, dagga charges
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Nkosinathi Sengwayo, News24 correspondent Mbombela - Two police officers were granted bail following their first appearance in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Thursday on charges of corruption and possession of dagga. Constables Andries Nkosi,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man sentenced to 18 years for raping 8 year old sisterEric Mashaba, News24 correspondent Mbombela - A Mpumalanga man accused of repe
Man sentenced to 18 years for raping 8 year old sister
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Eric Mashaba, News24 correspondent Mbombela - A Mpumalanga man accused of repeatedly raping his eight-year-old sister after their mother died has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment. The 26-year-old man from Pienaar near Mbombela, who may not... Read more
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iol.co.za
Daring new Lexus RX reaches SANelspruit - Lexus has gone from serious-and-sensible to love-me-if-you-dare in
Daring new Lexus RX reaches SA
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Nelspruit - Lexus has gone from serious-and-sensible to love-me-if-you-dare in just a few short years and the new RX SUV, launched in South Africa this week, proves that the party is only getting started. The new premium crossover's design, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Small Business Development Hosts Second Leg of Stakeholder Consultation Sessions, 28 Jan to 5 FebThe highly successful national stakeholder consultation sessions that are curre
Small Business Development Hosts Second Leg of Stakeholder Consultation Sessions, 28 Jan to 5 Feb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The highly successful national stakeholder consultation sessions that are currently underway across the country, are now entering the second leg. The department seeks to solicit inputs from its stakeholders on the review of the National Small... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I'm Still Scared' - Advocate Assaulted for Defending Child KillersBy Beatrice Shongwe, News24 Correspondent The advocate attacked for representi
'I'm Still Scared' - Advocate Assaulted for Defending Child Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Beatrice Shongwe, News24 Correspondent The advocate attacked for representing two alleged child killers in Tonga last week, did not attend court on Wednesday, but instead arranged for the case to be transferred to the Nelspruit Regional... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I'm still scared' advocate assaulted for defending child killersMbombela - The advocate attacked for representing two alleged child killers in
'I'm still scared' advocate assaulted for defending child killers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Mbombela - The advocate attacked for representing two alleged child killers in Tonga last week, did not attend court on Wednesday, but instead arranged for the case to be transferred to the Nelspruit Regional Court. The National Prosecution... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mpumalanga premier claims he was poisonedGenevieve Quintal, News24 An investigation was under way, his spokesperson Zib
Mpumalanga premier claims he was poisoned
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 An investigation was under way, his spokesperson Zibonele Mncwango said. It was not known who was behind the poisoning. The alleged poison plot came to light during an interview with the Sowetan newspaper published on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Advocate tells of attack by angry mobDurban - An advocate who was attacked and beaten outside a rural Mpumalanga cou
Advocate tells of attack by angry mob
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Durban - An advocate who was attacked and beaten outside a rural Mpumalanga court last week, for representing two men accused of kidnapping and murdering a toddler, said on Tuesday the incident would not deter him from doing his job. “People say:... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
I was poisoned says Mpumalanga premierAn investigation was underway, his spokesperson Zibonele Mncwango said. It was
I was poisoned says Mpumalanga premier
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
An investigation was underway, his spokesperson Zibonele Mncwango said. It was not known who was behind the poisoning. The alleged poison plot came to light during an interview with the Sowetan newspaper published on Wednesday. Mabuza told the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
School Lesson On Sexual Abuse Exposes Child RapistA teacher's Life Orientation lesson on sexual abuse has led to the imprisonment
School Lesson On Sexual Abuse Exposes Child Rapist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A teacher's Life Orientation lesson on sexual abuse has led to the imprisonment of a man who raped a 12-year-old girl. Piet Petros Nkosi, 42, from Pienaar, near Mbombela, burst into tears when the Nelspruit Regional Court sentenced him to 16 years... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
School lesson on sexual abuse exposes child rapistEric Mashaba, News24 correspondent Mbombela - A teacher's Life Orientation les
School lesson on sexual abuse exposes child rapist
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Eric Mashaba, News24 correspondent Mbombela - A teacher's Life Orientation lesson on sexual abuse has led to the imprisonment of a man who raped a 12-year-old girl. Piet Petros Nkosi, 42, from Pienaar, near Mbombela, burst into tears when the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Father Who Impregnated Daughter Three Times Appeals SentenceBy Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent An Mpumalanga minibus taxi owner who rap
Father Who Impregnated Daughter Three Times Appeals Sentence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent An Mpumalanga minibus taxi owner who raped and repeatedly impregnated his daughter since she was 11 is appealing his life sentence. The 57-year-old, who may not be named to protect his daughter's identity,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Father who impregnated daughter three times appeals sentenceMbombela - An Mpumalanga minibus taxi owner who raped and repeatedly impregnate
Father who impregnated daughter three times appeals sentence
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Mbombela - An Mpumalanga minibus taxi owner who raped and repeatedly impregnated his daughter since she was 11 is appealing his life sentence. The 57-year-old, who may not be named to protect his daughter’s identity, appeared in the Nelspruit... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mpumalanga taxi owner who raped, impregnated daughter three times appeals sentenceThe 57-year-old, who may not be named to protect his daughter’s identity, appea
Mpumalanga taxi owner who raped, impregnated daughter three times appeals sentence
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
The 57-year-old, who may not be named to protect his daughter’s identity, appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court on Tuesday. In December, Magistrate Vanessa Joubert found him guilty of rape and of assaulting his wife. He was arrested in March... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Advocate Assaulted Outside Court for Defending Suspected Child KillersBy Beatrice Shongwe, News24 Correspondent When Advocate Nico du Plessis travel
Advocate Assaulted Outside Court for Defending Suspected Child Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
By Beatrice Shongwe, News24 Correspondent When Advocate Nico du Plessis travelled to deep rural Mpumalanga to represent two suspected child killers, he had no idea he was putting his life in danger. Du Plessis was assaulted and beaten outside the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Advocate assaulted outside court for defending suspected child killersMbombela - When Advocate Nico du Plessis travelled to deep rural Mpumalanga to
Advocate assaulted outside court for defending suspected child killers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Mbombela - When Advocate Nico du Plessis travelled to deep rural Mpumalanga to represent two suspected child killers, he had no idea he was putting his life in danger. Du Plessis was assaulted and beaten outside the Tonga Magistrate’s Court on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Angry Mpumalanga crowd assaults advocate outside court for defending suspected child killersDu Plessis was assaulted and beaten outside the Tonga Magistrate’s Court on Jan
Angry Mpumalanga crowd assaults advocate outside court for defending suspected child killers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
Du Plessis was assaulted and beaten outside the Tonga Magistrate’s Court on January 21 and says he dreads returning to court this coming Wednesday. “I was really scared, I thought I was going to die especially when they mentioned that I would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nelspruit Crash Kills ThreeThree people were killed when a bakkie and a sedan collided head-on outside Nel
Nelspruit Crash Kills Three
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Three people were killed when a bakkie and a sedan collided head-on outside Nelspruit on Sunday morning, the provincial community safety, security and liaison department said. "It is believed that one of the vehicles veered into oncoming traffic,"... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former soldier in full uniform when caught poaching, court hearsJohannesburg - A former South African National Defence Force soldier facing 23
Former soldier in full uniform when caught poaching, court hears
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Johannesburg - A former South African National Defence Force soldier facing 23 counts relating to illegal hunting was in full uniform and armed with a 303 rifle when rangers shot him while he was poaching in the Kruger National Park five years ago, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Hears That Former Soldier Was in Full Uniform When Caught PoachingA former South African National Defence Force soldier facing 23 counts relating
Court Hears That Former Soldier Was in Full Uniform When Caught Poaching
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
A former South African National Defence Force soldier facing 23 counts relating to illegal hunting was in full uniform and armed with a 303 rifle when rangers shot him while he was poaching in the Kruger National Park five years ago, a Mpumalanga... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fire a Hot Topic in Youth Employment in South AfricaCape Town, South Africa — Nolukhanyo Babalaza finished her final year of high s
Fire a Hot Topic in Youth Employment in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa — Nolukhanyo Babalaza finished her final year of high school and received her diploma in 2000, but this was not an immediate passport to a good life. She was frustrated to see some people making it while she struggled to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspected kingpin, 11 others in court for rhino poachingMbombela - The trial against suspected rhino poaching kingpin Joseph "Big Joe"
Suspected kingpin, 11 others in court for rhino poaching
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Mbombela - The trial against suspected rhino poaching kingpin Joseph "Big Joe" Nyalunga and his 11 co-accused has been postponed to July 7. Nyalunga, 48, a former policeman, and his co-accused were not asked to plead when they appeared in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspected Kingpin, 11 Others in Court for Rhino PoachingBy Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent The trial against suspected rhino poachi
Suspected Kingpin, 11 Others in Court for Rhino Poaching
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
By Eric Mashaba, News24 Correspondent The trial against suspected rhino poaching kingpin Joseph "Big Joe" Nyalunga and his 11 co-accused has been postponed to July 7. Nyalunga, 48, a former policeman, and his co-accused were not asked to plead when... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspects Sought for RobberiesNelspruit — Police are pleading for assistance with information that can lead t
Suspects Sought for Robberies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Nelspruit — Police are pleading for assistance with information that can lead to the arrest of suspects responsible for two robberies which occurred in separate incident early this morning at Middelburg and Belfast, respectively. First to be... Read more
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PhysOrg
US official heads to Africa on anti-poaching campaignTwo elephants are pictured in the Kruger National Park near Nelspruit, South Af
US official heads to Africa on anti-poaching campaign
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
Two elephants are pictured in the Kruger National Park near Nelspruit, South Africa on February 6, 2013 US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell heads to Africa on Wednesday to denounce the trafficking of wild animals, on the rise over the past five... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Seven injured as commuter attacks bus driverMpumalanga – Seven passengers on a bus were injured when one of the commuters a
Seven injured as commuter attacks bus driver
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
Mpumalanga – Seven passengers on a bus were injured when one of the commuters attacked the driver while he was driving. Spokesperson for the community safety, security and liaison department, Joseph Mabuza, said the accident happened on the R40 road... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Enter the citizen scientistsSouth Africans are part of this growing field of "citizen scientists", who disc
Enter the citizen scientists
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
South Africans are part of this growing field of "citizen scientists", who discover new species of insects and record meteors. The UCT animal demography unit curates various "virtual museums" - or atlases of photographs submitted by South Africa's... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Izzy still the best Test fullback?ISRAEL Folau’s spectacular form since switching to rugby has given Australia so
Izzy still the best Test fullback?
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
ISRAEL Folau’s spectacular form since switching to rugby has given Australia something it hasn’t always had in recent years — a certain selection in a World XV. But he faces a fight to hold on to his consensus World XV No. 15 jersey, judging by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom’s tariff application: Cape hearing to beginJohannesburg - The first public hearing by the National Energy Regulator of Sou
Eskom’s tariff application: Cape hearing to begin
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
Johannesburg - The first public hearing by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) into Eskom’s application for a 17-percent electricity tariff increase will be held in Cape Town on Monday. The power utility has applied for the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Unisa granted restraining interdict against protestersUniversity will resume its normal activities on Monday. All campuses will re-op
Unisa granted restraining interdict against protesters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
University will resume its normal activities on Monday. All campuses will re-open to serve our students. The respondents include the “Economic Freedom Front (EFF) Student Command‚ its supporters‚ members‚ other demonstrators and anyone else co-opted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wits Sustain Absa Premiership Title HuntJohannesburg — Bidvest Wits have made their intentions of winning a first leagu
Wits Sustain Absa Premiership Title Hunt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Johannesburg — Bidvest Wits have made their intentions of winning a first league title known by regaining their place at the top of the Absa Premiership. The Johannesburg-based side was once more impressive this past weekend with a convincing 3-1... Read more
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