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Daily Maverick
Tony Holiday: One of many who fought for what is now being stolenAfter working as a researcher and lecturer at the University of Pretoria and th
Tony Holiday: One of many who fought for what is now being stolen
Daily Maverick / Posted an hour ago
After working as a researcher and lecturer at the University of Pretoria and the Institute for Strategic Studies, Nel Marais joined the South African Defence Force where he served as a Military Intelligence officer. During the 1980s, he joined the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Student protests spread, while Wits marks a worker's deathmay have placed them. Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) students joined t
Student protests spread, while Wits marks a worker's death
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 hours ago
may have placed them. Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) students joined the protests on Monday. They marched through Pretoria, stopping at other learning institutions to build support and protested outside the Department of Higher Education... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok centre De Allende returns to WPweek. Flyhalf Pat Lambie has also remained with the Bok squad after being asse
Bok centre De Allende returns to WP
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
week. Flyhalf Pat Lambie has also remained with the Bok squad after being assessed by the medical staff following his comeback game for the Sharks last week, and he could play a role in Pretoria on Saturday. Coetzee will name his team on Thur... Read more
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iol.co.za
Train derails, causing R5m damagePRETORIA: Metrorail incurred damage estimated at R5 million when one of its tra
Train derails, causing R5m damage
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
PRETORIA: Metrorail incurred damage estimated at R5 million when one of its trains derailed at the De Wildt Station in Ga-Rankuwa yesterday. The empty T9911 coach train overshot the end of the platform resulting in four coaches leaving the tracks... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Free education can be easily implemented'and an update issued in the course of the day,” TUT management said in a statem
'Free education can be easily implemented'
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
and an update issued in the course of the day,” TUT management said in a statement. Across town, the University of Pretoria was also forced to close down its doors yesterday. “In the interest of the safety of students, staff and property,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trial of alleged cop killers postponed againin the chest and fled with his car. He was rushed to hospital where he later di
Trial of alleged cop killers postponed again
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
in the chest and fled with his car. He was rushed to hospital where he later died. His car was found in Soshanguve north of Pretoria. Warrant Officer Victor Ramorwesi arrested Maphanga on November 25, last year, after the Hawks went to his parents'... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Patrick Lambie's headache every day for three monthsenough to be considered for the Springboks' fifth match of the 2016 Rugby Champ
Patrick Lambie's headache every day for three months
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
enough to be considered for the Springboks' fifth match of the 2016 Rugby Championship this weekend at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, despite having played just one provincial match for the Sharks in South Africa's domestic Currie Cup... Read more
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iol.co.za
Winnie Mandela: Mother of the nation, and a true revolutionarythat in her presence, you will have no doubt that African wisdom is present too
Winnie Mandela: Mother of the nation, and a true revolutionary
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
that in her presence, you will have no doubt that African wisdom is present too. When Nelson Mandela was in hospital in Pretoria, towards his last days, the abaThembu King Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo summoned traditional leaders and a decision was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UP tells students living in residences to pack up as protests continueto pack up as protests continue A car was set alight at the campus technical b
UP tells students living in residences to pack up as protests continue
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 hours ago
to pack up as protests continue A car was set alight at the campus technical building earlier today. University of Pretoria students march on the institution's main campus on 19 September 2016 following an announcement by Higher Education... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Protesting students give Unisa shutdown ultimatumKarabo Ngoepe, News24 Mpho Morolane. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Prote
Protesting students give Unisa shutdown ultimatum
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
Karabo Ngoepe, News24 Mpho Morolane. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Protesting students in Pretoria have given the University of SA (Unisa) until the end of the day on Monday to shut down and begin resolving the fees issue. "Professor [Mandla]... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Fees2017: Pretoria campuses shut downupdate issued in the course of the day,” TUT management said in a statement to
#Fees2017: Pretoria campuses shut down
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
update issued in the course of the day,” TUT management said in a statement to the media. Across town, the University of Pretoria was also forced to close down its doors on Monday. “In the interest of the safety of students, staff and property,... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA gets new spy bossthe so-called spy tapes to Zuma’s lawyers, effectively leading to 783 charges o
SA gets new spy boss
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
the so-called spy tapes to Zuma’s lawyers, effectively leading to 783 charges of corruption against him being withdrawn. Earlier this year, the high court in Pretoria, however, said the decision to drop charges against the president was irrati... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Varsities to Stay Shut Amid Uncertainty Over Proteststo the university's management on Friday and it was spending the weekend drawin
Varsities to Stay Shut Amid Uncertainty Over Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
to the university's management on Friday and it was spending the weekend drawing up responses to them. The universities of Pretoria and KwaZulu-Natal both elected to open their doors on Monday. UP spokesperson Anna-Retha Bouwer said security had... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
White rhino survives North West poachingoff, leaving a gaping wound of 49cm x 26cm that extended into the nasal cavitie
White rhino survives North West poaching
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
off, leaving a gaping wound of 49cm x 26cm that extended into the nasal cavities, senior lecturer at the University of Pretoria and Saving the Survivors Director, Dr Gerhard Steenkamp, said. The rhinos were poached on a game farm during the... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Anika Smit accused to have psych testJohannes van Wyk made a brief appearance in the Pretoria north Magistrates Cour
Anika Smit accused to have psych test
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 hours ago
Johannes van Wyk made a brief appearance in the Pretoria north Magistrates Court on 26 September 2016. Credit: EWN The case against the man accused of murdering Pretoria teenager Anika Smit has been postponed to allow time for him to undergo... Read more
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metro
Picture: Australia rugby ace shows off HORRIFIC hand injury pic after surgeryof action, including Australia’s final two Rugby Championship fixtures against
Picture: Australia rugby ace shows off HORRIFIC hand injury pic after surgery
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
of action, including Australia’s final two Rugby Championship fixtures against South Africa at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, and Argentina at Twickenham. The Wallabies, who won the reduced 2015 format of the Rugby Championship, currently... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rhythm City’s gift of the Gabis Dying, The Adventures of Sinbad, Black Velvet Band and Straight Outta Benoni
Rhythm City’s gift of the Gab
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
is Dying, The Adventures of Sinbad, Black Velvet Band and Straight Outta Benoni.A Performing Arts and Drama graduate from Pretoria Technikon, she enjoys the flexibility of her brief acting gigs as it gives the her time to run her business and also... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UP to maintain strong police presence as #Fees2017 protests continueand will close until 10 October. FILE: A police officer keeps an eye on studen
UP to maintain strong police presence as #Fees2017 protests continue
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
and will close until 10 October. FILE: A police officer keeps an eye on students as they march through the streets of Pretoria during protests over proposed university fee increases on. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Fees must fall,University... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Missing Swiss wedding guest's body found in riverNick Wiesmann (Facebook) Pretoria – The body of a Swiss man, who disappeared w
Missing Swiss wedding guest's body found in river
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
Nick Wiesmann (Facebook) Pretoria – The body of a Swiss man, who disappeared while attending a wedding in the Lowveld Botanical Gardens in Mbombela, was found on Saturday, Netwerk24 reported. Nick Wiesmann, 76, was last seen at 18:15 the previous... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DJ Arch Jnr sets his sights on Guinness World RecordArch will be taking to the McDonald’s U/14 Schools League national finals at th
DJ Arch Jnr sets his sights on Guinness World Record
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Arch will be taking to the McDonald’s U/14 Schools League national finals at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, to give it another try. In preparation for this mammoth feat, his dad revealed that he has been pushing him to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrate Heritage DayPretoria — As South Africa today marks Heritage Day, Deputy President Cyril Ram
Celebrate Heritage Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Pretoria — As South Africa today marks Heritage Day, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to address the main Heritage Day celebrations in Kimberly, in the Northern Cape. The national celebrations will take place at the Galeshewe Stadium under... Read more
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iafrica.com
Anika Smit accused to have psych testJohannes van Wyk made a brief appearance in the Pretoria north Magistrates Cour
Anika Smit accused to have psych test
iafrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Johannes van Wyk made a brief appearance in the Pretoria north Magistrates Court on 26 September 2016. Credit: EWN The case against the man accused of murdering Pretoria teenager Anika Smit has been postponed to allow time for him to undergo... Read more
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SportsFan
New Wallaby props making Kepu nevousrecent Rugby Championship wins, with both players in the touring squad for the
New Wallaby props making Kepu nevous
SportsFan / Posted 13 hours ago
recent Rugby Championship wins, with both players in the touring squad for the upcoming Tests against South Africa in Pretoria on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST) and Argentina in London next weekend. Robertson made his international debut off... Read more
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iol.co.za
Train derails near Ga-Rankuwa - PICPretoria - Workers are still trying to separate the coaches of a Metrorail trai
Train derails near Ga-Rankuwa - PIC
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Pretoria - Workers are still trying to separate the coaches of a Metrorail train that derailed in De Weldt Station, north of Pretoria, on Monday morning. The incident happened in Makau, just after Ga-Rankuwa. At least five coaches of the Metrorail... Read more
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iol.co.za
Anika Smit murder accused to be sent to WeskoppiesPretoria - The case of the man who is accused of the murder of Pretoria teenage
Anika Smit murder accused to be sent to Weskoppies
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Pretoria - The case of the man who is accused of the murder of Pretoria teenager Anika Smit has been postponed to allow him to undergo psychiatric evaluation. Johannes Andreas van Wyk, who stands accused of murder, rape, and mutilation, appeared... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maritime Border Row - Experts Advise Kenya, Somalia to Join Handsfor six years without success. Timothy Walker, a maritime specialist at the In
Maritime Border Row - Experts Advise Kenya, Somalia to Join Hands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
for six years without success. Timothy Walker, a maritime specialist at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Pretoria told The EastAfrican that Somalia and Kenya would benefit more by jointly exploiting the oil and gas in the disputed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Gauteng Varsities Must Be Made Ungovernable - EFF Student Leaderfees fall," he said. TUT spokesperson Willa de Ruyter said protesting students
All Gauteng Varsities Must Be Made Ungovernable - EFF Student Leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
fees fall," he said. TUT spokesperson Willa de Ruyter said protesting students had barricaded entrances to its campuses in Pretoria, its Arts campus, and campuses in Arcadia, Soshanguve, GaRankuwa and eMalahleni. She said the protest formed part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anika Smit Murder Accused Sent for Psychiatric Evaluationevaluation, a court has ordered. André van Wyk, known by his friends as "Smile
Anika Smit Murder Accused Sent for Psychiatric Evaluation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
evaluation, a court has ordered. André van Wyk, known by his friends as "Smiley", made a brief appearance in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court on Monday. Van Wyk handed himself over to police two weeks ago. Tania Carstens, for the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UP amends academic schedule amid student protestsits third quarter recess and closed the institution until 10 October. Secretar
UP amends academic schedule amid student protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
its third quarter recess and closed the institution until 10 October. Secretary for the EFF at the University of Pretoria holds up his fist during protest at the institution’s Hatfield campus over possible fee hikes for the 2017 year.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector to Release Investigation Reports, 27 Septon Tuesday, September 27, 2016 release investigation reports during a media bri
Public Protector to Release Investigation Reports, 27 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 release investigation reports during a media briefing to be held at her office in Hillcrest, Pretoria. In terms of Section 182(5) of the Constitution, "any report issued by the Public Protector must be open to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mother of the Nation Turns 80Pretoria — After weeks of pre-birthday celebrations, struggle icon Winne Madiki
Mother of the Nation Turns 80
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Pretoria — After weeks of pre-birthday celebrations, struggle icon Winne Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 today. President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to the former wife of Nelson Mandela, saying she dedicated her life to the struggle for liberation. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DTI Encourages Tesla to Invest in SAPretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has encouraged US automotive
DTI Encourages Tesla to Invest in SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Pretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has encouraged US automotive and energy storage company Tesla to explore the possibility of setting up shop in South Africa. The company expressed interest of investing in South Africa during a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sundowns seek more glory in CAF Champions League finalduring the CAF2016 Champions league match between Zamalek and Mamelodi Sundown
Sundowns seek more glory in CAF Champions League final
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
during the CAF2016 Champions league match between Zamalek and Mamelodi Sundown at Lucas Moripe Stadium on July 27, 2016 in Pretoria. Picture: AFP mamelodi sundowns,Sundowns,CAF Champions League Final,The caf,Zamalek Masandwana saw off Zesco 2-0... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Anika Smit murder accused sent for psychiatric evaluationAndré van Wyk in court for the murder of Anika Smit in 2010. (Wim Pretorius, Ne
Anika Smit murder accused sent for psychiatric evaluation
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
André van Wyk in court for the murder of Anika Smit in 2010. (Wim Pretorius, News24) Pretoria - The 26-year-old man, suspected of murdering Anika Smit in 2010, will be sent for psychiatric evaluation, a court has ordered. André van Wyk, known by... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
All Gauteng varsities must be made ungovernable - EFF student leaderTUT (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Student leaders have vowed to make all
All Gauteng varsities must be made ungovernable - EFF student leader
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
TUT (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Student leaders have vowed to make all universities ungovernable as they continue with their push for free education. - Are you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos. "This protest action speaks... Read more
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SportsFan
New props making Kepu nevousrecent Rugby Championship wins, with both players in the touring squad for the
New props making Kepu nevous
SportsFan / Posted 15 hours ago
recent Rugby Championship wins, with both players in the touring squad for the upcoming Tests against South Africa in Pretoria on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST) and Argentina in London next weekend. Robertson made his international debut off... Read more
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iol.co.za
Home Affairs offers to help 'dead' manto be reinstated as a living citizen is still in the process. When I finally vi
Home Affairs offers to help 'dead' man
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
to be reinstated as a living citizen is still in the process. When I finally visited the department’s head offices in Pretoria, I was turned back. The officials told me they did not have the records and had their own problems here in Pretoria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Forgive You' - Worcester Bomb Survivorbadly injured. She needs to see a doctor monthly and cannot stand for a long t
'I Forgive You' - Worcester Bomb Survivor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
badly injured. She needs to see a doctor monthly and cannot stand for a long time. Macingwane first met Coetzee at the Pretoria prison in 2009. Coetzee, Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) members Mark Hammond and Jan "Voetbol" van der... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Risk Factor - Democracy Turns On Zumocracy2016 local government elections were announced at the Independent Electoral Com
Risk Factor - Democracy Turns On Zumocracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
2016 local government elections were announced at the Independent Electoral Commission's (IEC) results operations centre in Pretoria. It was the day that brought the reality home that the ANC's electoral support had plunged to 53.9% nationally and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anika Smit Murder Case to ResumeA 24-year-old man will make his second appearance in the Pretoria North Magistr
Anika Smit Murder Case to Resume
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
A 24-year-old man will make his second appearance in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the murder and mutilation of teenager Anika Smit. Andreas Johannes van Wyk handed himself to police earlier this month, six years... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Anika Smit murder suspect to undergo psychiatric observationover to the police and is believed to have confessed to murdering Smit. Johann
Anika Smit murder suspect to undergo psychiatric observation
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
over to the police and is believed to have confessed to murdering Smit. Johannes van Wyk made a brief appearance in the Pretoria north Magistrates Court on 26 September 2016. Picture: Barry Bateman/EWN PRETORIA – The case against the man... Read more
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Super Sport
Weekend Football Reviewas well. Baroka were handed a harsh Diski lesson by Mamelodi Sundowns beating
Weekend Football Review
Super Sport / Posted 16 hours ago
as well. Baroka were handed a harsh Diski lesson by Mamelodi Sundowns beating the Polokwane side 4-0 at the TUT Stadium in Pretoria on Sunday. Following this result, Sundowns jumped up to fourth place on the league standings with six points from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nuke that cancer is set to become a game-changeras a way to mainstream treatment. Professor Mike Sathekge, head of the Departm
Nuke that cancer is set to become a game-changer
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
as a way to mainstream treatment. Professor Mike Sathekge, head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Pretoria, said the availability of nuclear medicine meant that a person diagnosed with prostate cancer had an... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chihuahua that scares wildlife has day in courtThe Kranskop Owners Committee, which owns an eco holiday estate in Mpumalanga,
Chihuahua that scares wildlife has day in court
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
The Kranskop Owners Committee, which owns an eco holiday estate in Mpumalanga, turned to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, to force a resident to get rid of his dog. This was after other residents complained bitterly about the dog’s barking, which... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail train derails at De Wildt station Metrorail in Pretoria says while there were some delays, peak hour commuters
Metrorail train derails at De Wildt station
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
Metrorail in Pretoria says while there were some delays, peak hour commuters have been serviced. FILE: Metrorail trains. Picture: Wikimedia Commons Train derails,Metrorail derailed,Train... Read more
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iafrica.com
Province will 'enjoy' Ellis Park shoot-out[Cavaliers]. "The Bulls also had a pretty comfortable run-in after they played
Province will 'enjoy' Ellis Park shoot-out
iafrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
[Cavaliers]. "The Bulls also had a pretty comfortable run-in after they played the Lions [a 31-17 win]," he said of the Pretoria outfit's wins over the Pumas (41-14), Griquas (57-20) and Boland Cavaliers (48-26). "The Sharks started the season... Read more
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iol.co.za
Top solar challenge team crashes carif they’re cool. The hotter the panels get, the less efficient they are.” Eigh
Top solar challenge team crashes car
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
if they’re cool. The hotter the panels get, the less efficient they are.” Eight-day challenge The challenge started in Pretoria on Saturday morning and crowds flocked to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research to see the cars... Read more
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iol.co.za
More revelations before Thuli Madonsela goes?links with his family, to have a say in the appointment of cabinet members,” Ma
More revelations before Thuli Madonsela goes?
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
links with his family, to have a say in the appointment of cabinet members,” Madonsela, 53, said in an interview in Pretoria, the capital. She’s also probing allegations that some public funds meant for memorial services to mourn the death... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
'State capture' probe set to be Thuli Madonsela's parting shotlinks with his family, to have a say in the appointment of cabinet members,” Ma
'State capture' probe set to be Thuli Madonsela's parting shot
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
links with his family, to have a say in the appointment of cabinet members,” Madonsela, 53, said in an interview in Pretoria, the capital. She’s also probing allegations that some public funds meant for memorial services to mourn the death... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I forgive you' – Worcester bomb survivorbadly injured. She needs to see a doctor monthly and cannot stand for a long t
'I forgive you' – Worcester bomb survivor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
badly injured. She needs to see a doctor monthly and cannot stand for a long time. Macingwane first met Coetzee at the Pretoria prison in 2009. Coetzee, Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) members Mark Hammond and Jan "Voetbol" van der... Read more
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