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AllAfrica.com
Ranking African Universities Is a Futile EndeavourBy Damtew Teferra, University of Kwazulu-Natal African higher education circle
Ranking African Universities Is a Futile Endeavour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
By Damtew Teferra, University of Kwazulu-Natal African higher education circles have reacted with suspicion and disdain after it was revealed that a system is being developed to rank the continent's universities against each other. The proposed... Read more
11h
AllAfrica.com
EFF Student Command (EFFSC) Statement On Its Lynching By Wits UniversityThe EFF Students Command (EFFSC) expresses its utter disgust at the suspension
EFF Student Command (EFFSC) Statement On Its Lynching By Wits University
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The EFF Students Command (EFFSC) expresses its utter disgust at the suspension of EFF Students Command members and the deregistration of the EFF Students Command by the University of Witwatersrand. Students who have been raising issues around the... Read more
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15h
Quartz
Ranking African universities is a futile endeavourThis is why university rankings for African universities don't work - Quartz R
Ranking African universities is a futile endeavour
Quartz / Posted 15 hours ago
This is why university rankings for African universities don't work - Quartz RANKING FAD African higher education circles have reacted with suspicion and disdain after it was revealed that a system... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
PE shows up ANC's poll fearsThis is according to Mcebisi Ndletyana, head of the political economy faculty a
PE shows up ANC's poll fears
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
This is according to Mcebisi Ndletyana, head of the political economy faculty at Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection. He was speaking yesterday at the University of Johannesburg during a discussion on the results of the local government... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meet the world’s finest mixologistsCape Town - Fifty-four of the world’s most talented bartenders are in Cape Town
Meet the world’s finest mixologists
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - Fifty-four of the world’s most talented bartenders are in Cape Town competing for the title of World Class Bartender of the year. The contestants were chosen over a period of 12 months, at regional and national rounds where their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Al-Bashir's Visit to the UN Presents the US With a Diplomatic ChallengeBy Hennie Strydom, University of Johannesburg Sudanese President Omar al-Bashi
Why Al-Bashir's Visit to the UN Presents the US With a Diplomatic Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Hennie Strydom, University of Johannesburg Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's planned visit to the United Nations in New York this month presents US President Barack Obama's government with a potentially embarrassing diplomatic challenge. At... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Masilela, Serero to be assessed for BafanaSerero and Masilela will not be replaced should they be deemed unfit, and Masha
Masilela, Serero to be assessed for Bafana
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Serero and Masilela will not be replaced should they be deemed unfit, and Mashaba is confident the team will cope without them in their group M tie. The players were due to be assessed yesterday. Masilela, who has a knee problem, replaced injured... Read more
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iol.co.za
A school where pupils and teachers learnTHE STARA pupil at Funda UJabule collects his school-bag as the school is done
A school where pupils and teachers learn
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
THE STARA pupil at Funda UJabule collects his school-bag as the school is done for the day. Johannesburg - Student doctors have, for years, been able to get on-the-job training in hospitals as part of their studies, but for student teachers the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Why al-Bashir’s visit to the UN presents the US with a diplomatic challengeAt the end of June, Fatou Bensoda, the chief prosecutor of the International Cr
Why al-Bashir’s visit to the UN presents the US with a diplomatic challenge
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
At the end of June, Fatou Bensoda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), called on the UN Security Council to ensure compliance with the arrest warrant issued against al-Bashir in 2009. The court wants to try him for war... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tyson Withdraws From SA SquadThulani 'Tyson' Hlatshwayo has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that
Tyson Withdraws From SA Squad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Thulani 'Tyson' Hlatshwayo has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Mauritania in an African Cup of Nations 2017 qualifier as well as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Senegal. According to the official SAFA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Like Family - NtsekiAmajimbos continue counting down to the much anticipated 2015 FIFA u17 World Cu
We Are Like Family - Ntseki
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Amajimbos continue counting down to the much anticipated 2015 FIFA u17 World Cup and held medical tests on Saturday as part of the registration process for the prestigious showpiece. The future stars are in a weekend camp and will play another... Read more
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iol.co.za
Taking the pressure off educationINDEPENDENT MEDIAUniversity of Johannesburg Professor Elizabeth Henning, at the
Taking the pressure off education
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAUniversity of Johannesburg Professor Elizabeth Henning, at the opening of Funda UJabule Primary School. Picture: Itumeleng English Johannesburg - Parents don’t need to worry about their children learning to read and write before... Read more
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Super Sport
Tyson blow for Bafana Defender Thulani Hlatshwayo has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad t
Tyson blow for Bafana
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Defender Thulani Hlatshwayo has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Mauritania in a 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier as well as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Senegal. South Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
S Gauteng and WP Contest IPT Women's FinalHockey heavyweights Southern Gauteng and Western Province will line up for the
S Gauteng and WP Contest IPT Women's Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Hockey heavyweights Southern Gauteng and Western Province will line up for the final in the elite A Section of the SA women's interprovincial hockey tournament (IPT) at North-West University in Potchefstroom on Saturday afternoon. Southern Gauteng,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Open Access Is Not FreeBy Keyan Tomaselli, University of Johannesburg There is no such thing as a fre
Open Access Is Not Free
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Keyan Tomaselli, University of Johannesburg There is no such thing as a free lunch - or free open access. Silicon Valley futurist, Steward Brand, states that all information should be made available for free. But his corollary is that: ...... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA's Top Researchers HonouredPretoria — South Africa's top researchers were celebrated for their continued p
SA's Top Researchers Honoured
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Pretoria — South Africa's top researchers were celebrated for their continued pioneering work in advancing knowledge creation and innovation at the 2015 National Research Foundation (NRF) Awards. Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Think twice before you bunk gym workouts... A new app will help Discovery get accurate data about your workout and then a
Think twice before you bunk gym workouts...
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
A new app will help Discovery get accurate data about your workout and then accurately reward you. The team from left to right: Wald Bezuidenhout (back) Kyle Welsh (Back),Michael Brooke (back),Waseem Nabi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jacques Burger to Lead Namibia At 2015 Rugby World CupSaracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia in the upcoming Rugb
Jacques Burger to Lead Namibia At 2015 Rugby World Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Saracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia in the upcoming Rugby World Cup in England and will lead a squad where 14 of the 31 players selected have previous Rugby World Cup experience. The squad was named in Windhoek on Thursday... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hands off our judiciary: PikoliAs the country’s executive and representatives of the justice system were meeti
Hands off our judiciary: Pikoli
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
As the country’s executive and representatives of the justice system were meeting to patch up their differences‚ Pikoli‚ the former National Director of Public Prosecutions‚ tackled the question: “Is an independent judiciary a threat to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burger Leads Namibia At RWCSaracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia in the upcoming Rugb
Burger Leads Namibia At RWC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Saracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia in the upcoming Rugby World Cup in England and Wales. Burger leads a squad where 14 of the 31 players selected have previous Rugby World Cup experience. The squad was named in Windhoek on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma told to toe the legal lineDelivering a Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture at the University of Johannesburg la
Zuma told to toe the legal line
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Delivering a Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture at the University of Johannesburg last night, Pikoli said the reason the executive frequently found itself having to answer to the courts was because politicians were loath to obey the law. The executive... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gym dodgers in troubleKnown as DiscoverFitness.Me and developed by five University of Johannesburg st
Gym dodgers in trouble
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Known as DiscoverFitness.Me and developed by five University of Johannesburg students, the app aims to incentivise people to do more than merely swipe their cards at the gym. Developed for Android devices, it is in its prototype phase. Using... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Leaders On Regional IntegrationLast month, I attended the African Leadership Forum in the Tanzanian capital of
African Leaders On Regional Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Last month, I attended the African Leadership Forum in the Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam on the theme of "Moving Towards An Integrated Africa." The meeting was hosted by former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa's Uongozi Institute, and attended... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercyAs we waited for Oscar Pistorius to be freed from prison on parole last week, m
Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercy
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
As we waited for Oscar Pistorius to be freed from prison on parole last week, many among us felt that he had not served enough time for the senseless killing of Reeva Steenkamp. It is difficult to articulate this subtle unease - an intuitive sense... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pauw Announces All Africa Games SquadBanyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for th
Pauw Announces All Africa Games Squad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Banyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for the upcoming 2015 All Africa Games which will take place in Brazzaville, Congo from 3 - 18 September. Pauw has kept the bulk of the squad that has done duty for South... Read more
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Super Sport
Pauw names All Africa Games squad Banyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for
Pauw names All Africa Games squad
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Banyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for the upcoming 2015 All Africa Games which will take place in Brazzaville, Congo from 3 – 18 September. Pauw has kept the bulk of the squad... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Successful Sasol League Roadshow Held in GautengMehlareng Stadium in Tembisa hosted the Gauteng Sasol League 2015 Roadshow this
Successful Sasol League Roadshow Held in Gauteng
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa hosted the Gauteng Sasol League 2015 Roadshow this past weekend (Saturday, 22 August 2015), which was the third one of the season - after the Kwa-Zulu Natal and Free State Roadshows. The day kicked off with the South... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Xenophobia fuelled by nation’s leaders’INDEPENDENT MEDIAProfessor Steven Friedman has said that xenophobic attacks wil
‘Xenophobia fuelled by nation’s leaders’
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAProfessor Steven Friedman has said that xenophobic attacks will only come to a stop when politicians and others in positions of authority stop portraying foreigners as a problem as is currently the case. Photo: Gcina... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Happiness is about the little things: Linden's wheelchair woman2015-08-24 08:51 Hercie Blaauw makes her way through busy Joburg traffic. (New
Happiness is about the little things: Linden's wheelchair woman
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
2015-08-24 08:51 Hercie Blaauw makes her way through busy Joburg traffic. (News24, YouTube) Johannesburg - Hercie Blaauw is a familiar sight in Johannesburg's Linden as she buzzes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marikana Changed My Life - Rehad Desai, Storyteller ActivistMiners Shot Down. Rehad Desai talks to The Journalist August is the first anni
Marikana Changed My Life - Rehad Desai, Storyteller Activist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Miners Shot Down. Rehad Desai talks to The Journalist August is the first anniversary of the launch of The Journalist. It is also a time when we remember the tragedy of the Marikana massacre. As part of our launch coverage we conducted an interview... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forget Plagiarism - There's a New and Bigger Threat to Academic IntegrityBy Adele Thomas, University of Johannesburg Academic plagiarism is no longer j
Forget Plagiarism - There's a New and Bigger Threat to Academic Integrity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
By Adele Thomas, University of Johannesburg Academic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy "cut and paste" jobs or students cribbing large chunks of an assignment from a friend's earlier essay on the same topic. These days, students can simply visit... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Confucius defuses Mandarin flapLyu Jiangao, director of the new Confucius Institute at the University of Johan
Confucius defuses Mandarin flap
Mail & Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Lyu Jiangao, director of the new Confucius Institute at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), laughs off criticism that adding Mandarin to South Africa’s school curriculum is akin to a new form of colonisation, but concedes it is a calculated tactic... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Forget plagiarism: There's a new and bigger threat to academic integrityAcademic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy “cut and paste” jobs or students c
Forget plagiarism: There's a new and bigger threat to academic integrity
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Academic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy “cut and paste” jobs or students cribbing large chunks of an assignment from a friend’s earlier essay on the same topic. These days, students can simply visit any of a number of paper or essay mills that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Going to Compete in ChileAmajimbos concluded the weekend training camp in high spirits after playing a p
We Are Going to Compete in Chile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Amajimbos concluded the weekend training camp in high spirits after playing a practice match against the University of Johannesburg. The squad spent the weekend in camp undergoing medical and scientific tests as the countdown to the 2015 FIFA U17... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsity dumps entry feeAnd as an incentive for final-year students UFS has also decided to waive its R
Varsity dumps entry fee
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
And as an incentive for final-year students UFS has also decided to waive its R950 fee for registration for postgraduate studies. UFS rector Jonathan Jansen encouraged students to continue with their studies. The chairman of the Higher Education... Read more
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The New Age
Balalaika hotel in Sandton sets precedent with unique training programme for deaf chefsA young deaf chef who is part of the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton saw his wor
Balalaika hotel in Sandton sets precedent with unique training programme for deaf chefs
The New Age / Posted 17 days ago
A young deaf chef who is part of the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton saw his world become larger when his team won the best team award in a tie with another hotel at Friday’s Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge Awards. Twenty-five South African hotels... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Hockey Legend to RetireSouth Africa hockey captain Marsha Cox has announced she will retire from inter
SA Hockey Legend to Retire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
South Africa hockey captain Marsha Cox has announced she will retire from international hockey after 14 years on the world stage. "After having played more than 300 matches I've decided to call it a day on my international career," Cox announced... Read more
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The New Age
Jozi EMS team up for safety awardA top Joburg’s emergency management services team made up of strong men and fem
Jozi EMS team up for safety award
The New Age / Posted 18 days ago
A top Joburg’s emergency management services team made up of strong men and females has been nominated for South Africa’s safety award. The team, based in Jabulani, Soweto, spearheaded the dramatic rescue of 18 people buried under the rubble of a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Black Thought, as a movement geared towards championing the needs of blacks through the proc
Black Thought
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
, as a movement geared towards championing the needs of blacks through the process of decolonizing the academic institution in its many facets, wishes to express sharp condemnation of the institution in its conduct in light of the recent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Leading from the front: SA's unsung heroes hailed Lead SA has honoured three individuals for their efforts to change South Afri
Leading from the front: SA's unsung heroes hailed
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Lead SA has honoured three individuals for their efforts to change South Africa. Business, government and civil society came together at the University of Johannesburg on 15 August 2015 for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Universities Dominate Africa RankingSouth African universities dominated a pilot list that ranked 30 of Africa's to
South African Universities Dominate Africa Ranking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
South African universities dominated a pilot list that ranked 30 of Africa's top institutions. A total of 11 South African universities made the Times Higher Education (THE) Africa University Ranking. It was unveiled at THE's African Universities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diana Chapoterera - Zim's Only 'Black' PodiatristIn Zimbabwe it is difficult to get experts who specialise in the care of the fo
Diana Chapoterera - Zim's Only 'Black' Podiatrist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
In Zimbabwe it is difficult to get experts who specialise in the care of the foot and ankle as their primary focus. It is a medical field that has been reserved for a handful of medical experts, mainly white people. We have instances where... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
With grade R comes great responsibilityAbout half of the country’s grade R teachers are unqualified or underqualified
With grade R comes great responsibility
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
About half of the country’s grade R teachers are unqualified or underqualified — some without even a matric — mainly because the department of basic education has allowed them to be employed and because of a perception that teaching five-year-olds is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crime Line Head Abramjee Targeted By HijackersCrime Line head Yusuf Abramjee was the target of an attempted hijacking on Frid
Crime Line Head Abramjee Targeted By Hijackers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee was the target of an attempted hijacking on Friday, according to a report. Eyewitness News reported that Abramjee was leaving a conference at the University of Johannesburg when armed men approached him and sought to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ChangeMakers Conference inspires active citizenship The event has focused on a number of issues including some of the problems ar
ChangeMakers Conference inspires active citizenship
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
The event has focused on a number of issues including some of the problems around funding NGOs. Business, government and civil society came together at the University of Johannesburg on 15 August... Read more
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iol.co.za
Abramjee just escapes hijackingINDEPENDENT MEDIACrimeline head Yusuf Abramjee was almost hijacked in Joburg. F
Abramjee just escapes hijacking
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIACrimeline head Yusuf Abramjee was almost hijacked in Joburg. File picture: Dumisani Dube Johannesburg - Crimeline head Yusuf Abramjee was almost hijacked in Joburg on Friday. Ironically, Abramjee was in Joburg ahead of Lead SA’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why South-South Co-Operation Is a Myth When It Comes to BricsBy Mohammad Amir Anwar, University of Johannesburg Brazil, Russia, India and C
Why South-South Co-Operation Is a Myth When It Comes to Brics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
By Mohammad Amir Anwar, University of Johannesburg Brazil, Russia, India and China have shown tremendous determination and co-operation on global issues in recent years. Their alliance epitomises south-south co-operation in the contemporary era.... Read more
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iafrica.com
Crime Line chief escapes hijackingHead of Crime Line Yusuf Abramjee has been involved in an attempted hijacking.
Crime Line chief escapes hijacking
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Head of Crime Line Yusuf Abramjee has been involved in an attempted hijacking. Abramjee was leaving the Change Makers Conference at the University of Johannesburg when he was approached by armed men who wanted to take his vehicle. He then sped off... Read more
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21d
News 24 South Africa
Crime Line head Abramjee targeted by hijackers reportAdam Wakefield, News24 Yusuf Abramjee (File, Who's Who SA) Johannesburg - Cri
Crime Line head Abramjee targeted by hijackers report
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
Adam Wakefield, News24 Yusuf Abramjee (File, Who's Who SA) Johannesburg - Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee was the target of an attempted hijacking on Friday, according to a report. Eyewitness News reported that Abramjee was leaving a conference at... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Head of Crime Line Yusuf Abramjee nearly hijacked Armed men approached Abramjee & demanded his car as he was leaving the Change
Head of Crime Line Yusuf Abramjee nearly hijacked
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Armed men approached Abramjee & demanded his car as he was leaving the Change Makers Conference at UJ. Abramjee sped off and the suspects jumped into a white Toyota tazz and followed him. Picture:... Read more
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