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iol.co.za
Poaching: SA must turn the tideAPAt least 749 rhino have been killed in South Africa this year, compared to th
Poaching: SA must turn the tide
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
APAt least 749 rhino have been killed in South Africa this year, compared to the same period last year. Picture: Adrian Steirn Pretoria - The latest figures on rhinos poached in South Africa are a cause for concern, South African National Parks... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World CupThe South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announc
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World Cup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
The South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announcement. Photo / Getty Images A South African political party has taken the South African Rugby Union to court in a move that could see the Springboks miss the Rugby World... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Thirty-eight' teenage 'virgins' die in bus crash on way to dance for kingThe young Swazi women's death has reportedly led to calls prompted calls for th
'Thirty-eight' teenage 'virgins' die in bus crash on way to dance for king
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
The young Swazi women's death has reportedly led to calls prompted calls for the cancellation of Monday’s annual event. The dance consists of tens of thousands of topless teenage virgins dancing for King Mswati. The girls who died were among 50... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Oscar Pistorius's cell 'raided by prison guards' over links to crime bossPistorius was targeted because of the 'close ties' he forged with mobster Radov
Oscar Pistorius's cell 'raided by prison guards' over links to crime boss
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Pistorius was targeted because of the 'close ties' he forged with mobster Radovan Krejcir, it was reported. Oscar Pistorius was targeted because of the close ties he forged with mobster Radovan Krejcir. Photo / Getty Images Prison officials in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Agents of Economic ReformThe announcement by Statistics South Africa that the South African economy cont
The Agents of Economic Reform
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 hours ago
The announcement by Statistics South Africa that the South African economy contracted in the second quarter of 2015 by 1.2% should be a wake-up call for anyone still complacent about the country’s prospects. At the same time, the instability in stock... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E News: There's no quick fix for National Health InsuranceBarely a week ago, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi promised Parliament’s healt
Health-E News: There's no quick fix for National Health Insurance
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 hours ago
Barely a week ago, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi promised Parliament’s health portfolio committee that the White Paper on the National Health Insurance (NHI) would be with them ‘soon’. But ‘soon’ is a word that has been linked with the elusive... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma a brainless bonus MalemaAdam Wakefield, News24 ((Alexander Joe, AFP)) According to the EFF's Twitter
Zuma a brainless bonus Malema
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
Adam Wakefield, News24 ((Alexander Joe, AFP)) According to the EFF's Twitter feed, Malema was speaking at North West University's (NWU) Mafikeng campus ahead of student representative council elections at the university where he made the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World CupSouth Africa's Damian de Allende. Photo / AP A South African political party h
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World Cup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
South Africa's Damian de Allende. Photo / AP A South African political party has taken the South African Rugby Union to court in a move that could see the Springboks miss the Rugby World Cup. The Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party is seeking an... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
12 poaching groups in Kruger at any given time ministerJohannesburg - There are 12 active rhino poacher groups in the Kruger National
12 poaching groups in Kruger at any given time minister
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
Johannesburg - There are 12 active rhino poacher groups in the Kruger National Park (KNP) at any given time, with 749 rhino killed across South Africa thus far in 2015, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Sunday. Briefing media on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Dozens of women killed in crash en route to King of Swaziland's dancing virgin festivalIt is understood that the truck swerved to avoid another car, throwing its pass
Dozens of women killed in crash en route to King of Swaziland's dancing virgin festival
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
It is understood that the truck swerved to avoid another car, throwing its passengers onto the road where they were run down by oncoming traffic. “The king has already mourned to the nation and that is enough, the reed dance is going on as... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bid to bar Boks from World CupREUTERSThe Springbok rugby team to represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cu
Bid to bar Boks from World Cup
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
REUTERSThe Springbok rugby team to represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cup pose for a picture in Durban. REUTERS/Rogan Ward Pretoria - A little-known political party called Agency for New Agenda will head to the High Court in Pretoria on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EFF TUT students stabbed in campus resMpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - Two members of the EFF at the Tshwane Uni
EFF TUT students stabbed in campus res
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 hours ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - Two members of the EFF at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) were hospitalised after they were stabbed, thrown with glass bottles and physically assaulted. The two students were attacked around 02:00 on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Urgent court bid to prevent Boks from competing in Rugby World CupThe basis for the party’s application is an alleged lack of transformation in t
Urgent court bid to prevent Boks from competing in Rugby World Cup
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
The basis for the party’s application is an alleged lack of transformation in the sport‚ which it claims is still dominated by whites‚ and that the team does not fully represent the majority of South Africans. The respondents in the matter are the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma to open unit six at MedupiLephalale – President Jacob Zuma will officially open unit six at Eskom’s new M
Zuma to open unit six at Medupi
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
Lephalale – President Jacob Zuma will officially open unit six at Eskom’s new Medupi power station at Lephalale, Limpopo, on Sunday. Unit six is expected to add at least 800 MW to the struggling national power grid. The unit, the first of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nyahora times race win perfectlyINLSARutendo Nyahora waited for the perfect time for her late surge to notch an
Nyahora times race win perfectly
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
INLSARutendo Nyahora waited for the perfect time for her late surge to notch an impressive victory in the SPAR 10km race in Centurion on Saturday. Picture: Damaris Helwig Pretoria – Zimbabwe’s Rutendo Nyahora waited for the perfect time for her late... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s online ‘cheaters’ caught outDurban - A total of R21 million – that’s the amount of money South African men
SA’s online ‘cheaters’ caught out
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Durban - A total of R21 million – that’s the amount of money South African men have forked out to use “cheaters” dating website Ashley Madison over the past seven years. Thanks to a data hack last week, the names of government officials, policemen... Read more
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iol.co.za
Generals line up to replace PhiyegaJohannesburg - As a cloud of uncertainty hangs over National Police Commissione
Generals line up to replace Phiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Johannesburg - As a cloud of uncertainty hangs over National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega’s future, and speculation continues about her replacement – should she be suspended, redeployed or fired – there are greater concerns that replacing her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops in 'super-spy' machine probeINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Grabber is a spying gadget which can bug up to 10 000 cell
Cops in 'super-spy' machine probe
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Grabber is a spying gadget which can bug up to 10 000 cellphone lines live and locate any person. The powerful tool can also jam networks, download and intercept SMSes, send SMSes to any number, and detect other surveillance... Read more
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iol.co.za
38 maidens dead in reed dance crashAPFile picture - A young girl runs across whilst a group of maidens carry reeds
38 maidens dead in reed dance crash
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
APFile picture - A young girl runs across whilst a group of maidens carry reeds as they make their way to the Queen Mother's Royal Palace to deliver them at Ludzidzini in Mbabane, Swaziland. AP File Photo/Themba Hadebe Mbabane, Swaziland – The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dying for right to medical paroleINDEPENDENT MEDIAA police vehicle drives out of the Johannesburg Correctional S
Dying for right to medical parole
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAA police vehicle drives out of the Johannesburg Correctional Services. Many prisoners die in SA prisons while awaiting medical parole. File picture: Antoine de Ras Parole on medical grounds is seldom granted in a grim, overcrowded,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Falls From GraceWATCHING President Robert Mugabe being booed and heckled by opposition MPs in p
Mugabe Falls From Grace
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
WATCHING President Robert Mugabe being booed and heckled by opposition MPs in parliament during a state of the nation address on Tuesday was a sad spectacle and pitiful sight. It just showed how he has now fallen from grace to grass. At the height... Read more
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The New Age
Huge drug bust at OR Tambo InternationalPolice at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocain
Huge drug bust at OR Tambo International
The New Age / Posted yesterday
Police at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocaine with a street value of some R50 million, the SA Police Service (SAPS) said on Saturday. “The continuous state of alertness by the authorities at the OR Tambo... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cocaine worth R50m seized at OR TamboTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A major haul of 143kg of cocaine in transit
Cocaine worth R50m seized at OR Tambo
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A major haul of 143kg of cocaine in transit to West Africa has instead been transported to the SAPS forensics laboratory in Pretoria, after the police’s anti-smuggling unit intercepted the delivery at OR Tambo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nathi Mthethwa Launches National Heritage Monument, 1 SeptArts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to the l
Minister Nathi Mthethwa Launches National Heritage Monument, 1 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to the launch of the National Heritage Monument on Tuesday, 1 September 2015 at the Groenkloof Nature Plaza in Pretoria. The National Heritage Monument will be a heritage site... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Get Well Soon, Cabinet Tells Health MinisterPretoria — Cabinet has wished Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi a speedy recover
Get Well Soon, Cabinet Tells Health Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — Cabinet has wished Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi a speedy recovery. The Minister was diagnosed with pneumonia and admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital, in Pretoria, on Sunday. The department on Wednesday said he was responding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA to Host 2022 Commonwealth GamesPretoria — Cabinet has approved the City of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commo
SA to Host 2022 Commonwealth Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — Cabinet has approved the City of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. "This is the first time that Africa will host the Commonwealth Games and will position South Africa as a sport tourism destination and also provide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Apology to Former Eskom CEOPretoria — The Presidency has described a media report claiming that President
No Apology to Former Eskom CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — The Presidency has described a media report claiming that President Jacob Zuma apologised to former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona as incorrect and misleading. The article was the lead story of the Mail & Guardian newspaper on Friday. Matona,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Petrol Price Drops By 69 CentsPretoria — The price of petrol will drop by 69 cents a litre as of next week, t
Petrol Price Drops By 69 Cents
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — The price of petrol will drop by 69 cents a litre as of next week, the Department of Energy said on Friday. The price of Diesel 0.05% Sulphur will decrease by 54 cents, while that of Diesel 0.005% Sulphur will decrease by 51 cents. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drugs were in transit to Benin - SAPSINDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seize
Drugs were in transit to Benin - SAPS
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocaine with a street value of about R50-million. File photo: Itumeleng English Pretoria - Police at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bulls wary of Griquas backlashChristiaan Kotze/BackpagePixThe Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the begi
Bulls wary of Griquas backlash
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Christiaan Kotze/BackpagePixThe Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the beginning of the Absa Currie Cup season. �Christiaan Kotze/BackpagePix The Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the beginning of the Absa Currie Cup season but they go to... Read more
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football411
Dolly happy with Downs move Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly remains convinced he made the right
Dolly happy with Downs move
football411 / Posted yesterday
Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly remains convinced he made the right decision moving to Pretoria from Ajax Cape Town at the end of last season.There was speculation the 22-year-old would struggle for regular game... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma Facebook account a fakeINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe presidency on Saturday reiterated that President Jacob Zum
Zuma Facebook account a fake
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe presidency on Saturday reiterated that President Jacob Zuma has no Facebook account. File photo: Steve Lawrence Pretoria - The presidency on Saturday reiterated that President Jacob Zuma has no Facebook account. “The presidency... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cyril on Gupta jet ‘all above board’INDEPENDENT MEDIADefence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the media abou
Cyril on Gupta jet ‘all above board’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
INDEPENDENT MEDIADefence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the media about the use by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of an aircraft owned by the Gupta family for an official state visit to Japan. Picture: Phill Magakoe Pretoria - The SANDF... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma pays tribute to Mqwebu.Mqwebu was known as Baba Mkhize in the isiZulu television sitcom, Emzini Wezin
Zuma pays tribute to Mqwebu
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
.Mqwebu was known as Baba Mkhize in the isiZulu television sitcom, Emzini Wezinsizwa. Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to actor and entertainer Roland Mqwebu, who died on Friday following a long illness. Mqwebu was known as Baba... Read more
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iol.co.za
State lambasted over Zim permitsREUTERSFile photo: Zimbabwean immigrants wait to be deported from the Lindela R
State lambasted over Zim permits
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSFile photo: Zimbabwean immigrants wait to be deported from the Lindela Repatriation Centre outside Johannesburg. Pretoria - Migrant organisations have lambasted the government for its handling of the application process of the Zimbabwean... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nasty germs on fruit and vegREUTERSLeafy vegetables such as lettuce and spinach are among the fresh produce
Nasty germs on fruit and veg
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSLeafy vegetables such as lettuce and spinach are among the fresh produce found to be contaminated with the highest levels of microbes. Durban - Leafy vegetables such as lettuce and spinach are among the fresh produce found to be contaminated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dept Celebrates Business WomenPretoria — Women empowerment is at the top of the Department of Small Business
Dept Celebrates Business Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — Women empowerment is at the top of the Department of Small Business Development's agenda. "We are convinced that the economic empowerment of women will help us win the war against poverty, inequality, unemployment and abuse," Minister of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Traders ‘just want food on the table’INDEPENDENT MEDIATshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa spoke to informal traders,
Traders ‘just want food on the table’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
INDEPENDENT MEDIATshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa spoke to informal traders, including Gladys Tladi, during a walkabout in Pretoria. Picture: Masi Losi Pretoria - Rushing customers greet and buy a combo of amagwinya (fat cakes) and hot tea for R6.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cheers for locals' big winsHawke's Bay's reputation as a leading region for producing top-class wines has
Cheers for locals' big wins
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Hawke's Bay's reputation as a leading region for producing top-class wines has spread to producing top-class people with viticulturist Caleb Dennis and winemaker Lauren Swift picking up top national accolades on Thursday night. Mr Dennis, who is the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Desmond Tutu, archbishop of the worldCOMMENT On March 16 1988, Archbishop Desmond Tutu met Die Groot Krokodil in hi
Desmond Tutu, archbishop of the world
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
COMMENT On March 16 1988, Archbishop Desmond Tutu met Die Groot Krokodil in his, PW Botha’s, dimly lit study at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. It was an urgent meeting, at the heart of which was a plea for presidential clemency. At stake were the lives of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nine World Cup winners in Bok squadAPFILE - South Africa's Duane Vermeulen, left, is tackled by Argentina's Nicola
Nine World Cup winners in Bok squad
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
APFILE - South Africa's Duane Vermeulen, left, is tackled by Argentina's Nicolas Sanchez, right, during their Rugby Championship match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria. Jean de Villiers will captain South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
McBride 'could be back in office tomorrow'News24 correspondent Robert Mcbride (File: Beeld) Pretoria - Independent Poli
McBride 'could be back in office tomorrow'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
News24 correspondent Robert Mcbride (File: Beeld) Pretoria - Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride could be back in his office "tomorrow", without ever answering to the grave charges of misconduct against him,... Read more
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sportsmole
Thomas unaware of Pistorius gun historyFormer British sprinter Iwan Thomas has claimed that he has never had any knowl
Thomas unaware of Pistorius gun history
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Former British sprinter Iwan Thomas has claimed that he has never had any knowledge that Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius regularly used guns. The 26-year-old double amputee has been charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EALA Swears in New Counsel to the Community As Ex-Officio MemberKampala — EALA has this afternoon sworn in Hon Dr Anthony Luyirika Kafumbe, the
EALA Swears in New Counsel to the Community As Ex-Officio Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — EALA has this afternoon sworn in Hon Dr Anthony Luyirika Kafumbe, the new Counsel to the East African Community (CTC) as an Ex-Officio Member of EALA. The Oath of Allegiance to the House was administered by the Clerk of EALA, before the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crunch-Time - Is 2015 Really the Year of the Woman?Certain moments in time act as rallying points for particular issues. For gende
Crunch-Time - Is 2015 Really the Year of the Woman?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Certain moments in time act as rallying points for particular issues. For gender equality, women's empowerment and women's participation, 2015 is one of those points. The year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chief Justice Defends Judges Against Govt PressureThe judiciary is not guilty of interfering with the other arms of government, C
Chief Justice Defends Judges Against Govt Pressure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The judiciary is not guilty of interfering with the other arms of government, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Thursday. "As the judiciary, we obviously don't think that we are overreaching. But you can't always be the best judge of yourself,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Criminal Networks Target African EconomiesMafias were once seen as armies of obedient henchmen who answered to all powerf
Criminal Networks Target African Economies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Mafias were once seen as armies of obedient henchmen who answered to all powerful godfathers. But police and researchers in South Africa warn that crime syndicates are turning into loosely connected networks of criminal "service providers" that... Read more
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The New Age
Women call for gender transformation in SANDFThe Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says in
Women call for gender transformation in SANDF
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says in order to secure the legitimacy of armed forces, the South African National Defence Force needs to overcome the country's legacy of gender discrimination. Mapisa-Nqakula... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gupta ownership of plane irrelevant defence ministerThomas Hartleb, News24 Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the med
Gupta ownership of plane irrelevant defence minister
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Thomas Hartleb, News24 Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the media. (Thomas Hartleb, News24) Pretoria – The fact that an aircraft chartered to transport the deputy president on an official trip to Japan was owned by the Guptas is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrate Heritage MonthPretoria — Cabinet has called on all South Africans to celebrate their history
Celebrate Heritage Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — Cabinet has called on all South Africans to celebrate their history and diverse cultures as the country marks Heritage Month in September. "This year's commemoration will take the format of a cultural fair and communities are encouraged... Read more
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