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Student 'shoots himself' at Ohio middle school
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:44:00 +0100
A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school.
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Iranian rescuers struggling to recover bodies of plane crash victims
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:08:00 +0100
Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies on Tuesday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak.
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KZN cadets home after icy adventure
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:00:00 +0100
The SA Agulhas, which is the South African Maritime Safety Authority’s (SAMSA) dedicated training vessel, sailed to Antarctica on November 24.
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uMhlathuze mourns death of council Speaker
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:55:00 +0100
The City of uMhlathuze on Tuesday expressed its sadness following the death of Council Speaker Mfundo Wisdom Mthenjana.
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#Budget2018: SA chartered accountants raise concerns about changes to Income Tax Act
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:55:00 +0100
This increase in taxes payable for income earners above the R1.5 million income thresholds is believed to have had significant pressure on tax payers with lower disposable income
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#DUTStrike: staff salaries docked
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:45:00 +0100
The DUT crisis committee insists that staff remain resolute and will continue their strike, despite salaries being docked.
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Fireblade Aviation says welcomes first international flights with SA-bound tourists
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0100
Fireblade Aviation, owned by South Africa's wealthy Oppenheimer family, said on Tuesday it had processed the first international flights last week.
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Peace with Pogba needed for Mourinho to shirk familiar criticism
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0100
Jose Mourinho's failure to get the best out of record signing, Paul Pogba, has seen a familiar criticism levelled at the Manchester United manager...
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Rape survivor Andy Kawa suing police for R5.8m
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:29:00 +0100
Almost eight years after a brutal attack that lasted 16 hours, rape survivor and Gauteng businesswoman Andy Kawa was back in Port Elizabeth.
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WATCH: Durban schools at the cutting edge of saving water
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:06:00 +0100
From water monitors, to removing alien vegetation, to harvesting water of rooftops, schools are teaching valuable lessons in the value of water
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#SONAReply: Land redistribution 'an opportunity not a threat' - Ramaphosa
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:06:00 +0100
Cyril Ramaphosa pleaded with the country's citizens to view the envisaged redistribution of land as an opportunity to help heal wounds and not as a threat.
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OPINION: SONA leans heavily on corporate governance
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0100
President Cyril Ramaphosa devoted considerable attention to the challenge of rooting out corruption in government, writes Parmi Natesan.
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Saru's development failures letting down the Springboks - De Villiers
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0100
Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers believes SA Rugby must improve its structures in order to revive the senior national team.
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#SONAReply: Lifestyle audits on govt officials to start - Ramaphosa
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:52:00 +0100
Tests on whether the lifestyles of politicians and public officials in South Africa match their incomes are set to become the norm, Ramaphosa said.
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Three cheetah cubs spotted at uMkhuze
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:41:00 +0100
iSimangaliso staffer bumps into a cheetah and her cubs around the swimming pool at uMkhuze’s Mantuma Camp
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VIDEO: Wigan to probe crowd trouble after Man City FA Cup shock
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:36:00 +0100
Wigan are set to investigate the crowd trouble that marred the immediate aftermath of Monday's shock win over Manchester City in the FA Cup.
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Zambian Breweries commits to supporting cultural, sporting events
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:30:00 +0100
Zambian Breweries said it has set out its dream of bringing people together for a better society by supporting a series of music and sport events.
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I'm determined to play whatever role I can - Cyril on Marikana massacre
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:12:00 +0100
President Cyril Ramaphosa directly addressed accusations that he is partly responsible for the shooting of striking miners at Marikana five years ago.
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#SONAReply: Ramaphosa calls for unity, new social compact
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:07:00 +0100
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called for national unity and a new social compact to revive the economy.
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Discrepancy in state witness's testimony, statement to police, court told
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:01:00 +0100
There is a huge difference in the State witness's testimony-in-chief and his statement to the police, the North West High Court was told.
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#Budget2018 - OPINION: Beware of focusing on the symptoms
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0100
After years of tax hikes and expenditure cuts, the Budget deficit remains wide and the government’s debt ratio continues to rise, writes Arthur Kamp.
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Muguruza 'always' thinking about world number one spot
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0100
After holding the number one ranking for a month last autumn, Garbine Muguruza remains keen for another taste of life at the top of the WTA.
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Land redistribution among SA blacks 'an opportunity not a threat' - Ramaphosa
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:53:00 +0100
Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday pleaded with the country's citizens to view the envisaged redistribution of land as an opportunity to help heal wounds.
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South Durban pupils go on rampage
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:48:00 +0100
A man was injured when Phambili Secondary School pupils stormed the property his family lives on - it’s believed the unrest was due to overcrowding at their school.
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WATCH: President of DCCI shares his thoughts on #Budget2018
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:40:00 +0100
The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry addressed the topic of the budget speech and how it will affect Durban.
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Conte has ‘many doubts’ about best Chelsea XI to face Barcelona
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:00:00 +0100
“I consider Barcelona one of the best teams. In one side, you must be a bit sad to play against them, but on the other hand, you must be excited.”
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World leaders salute Ramaphosa
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:23:00 +0100
President Cyril Ramaphosa has received messages of congratulations from a number of Heads of State and Government at the weekend.
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US indicts 13 Russian nationals for meddling in 2016 election
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:01:00 +0100
A Russian Internet agency and more than a dozen Russians interfered in the U.S. election campaign from 2014 through 2016.
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The power of pulling together during the water crisis
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:38:00 +0100
Extracts from WWF SA's Wednesday Water File
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#ZumaExit: SA’s Mugabe moment
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:37:00 +0100
The ANC has been forced to fire President Jacob Zuma, but like Mugabe, Zuma is defiant and won’t go down without a fight.
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Quaison double hands Mainz crucial away win
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:39:00 +0100
League leaders Bayern Munich enter the weekend 18 points clear and travel to Wolfsburg on Saturday.
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Family meals inspire Cape restaurant
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0100
The traditional practice of family coming together and sharing meals, breaking bread together, inspired the founding of Noble on Long.
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Opposition parties give mixed reviews for Ramaphosa's speech
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:01:00 +0100
Some of the parts of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA impressed opposition parties.
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University professor arrested over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:52:00 +0100
Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to Mugabe.
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Cook, Van der Dussen tons dominate in Paarl
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:52:00 +0100
A record 287-run third wicket partnership between Stephen Cook and Rassie van der Dussen ensured the Highveld Lions enjoyed a fruitful day three.
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Instead of killing boxing, the UFC plans to use it as a lifeline
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0100
The newest cause of boxing’s death? The UFC, exploding popularity, we hear, is hammering yet another nail into boxing’s coffin.
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Mourinho: Man United need to sign a midfield player
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:23:00 +0100
“We are going to try, we are going to try. The Champions League is more difficult than the Europa League, we all know that.”
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ANC welcomes Ramaphosa's inaugural SONA
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:26:00 +0100
The ANC has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's inaugural SONA, saying that it touched on many critical aspects of the work of government.
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DA joins EFF in calls for parliament dissolution, fresh elections
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:25:00 +0100
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for new elections following election of Cyril Ramaphosa as state president.
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NEWS JUST IN: Zuma: What have I done?
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:33:00 +0100
I have done nothing wrong," President Jacob Zuma has said in an exclusive interview on the SABC.
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Citizens must demand radical economic transformation: Edward Zuma
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:19:00 +0100
Jacob Zuma’s eldest son, Edward, released an emotional statement on Thursday, pleading for citizens to demand radical economic transformation.
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Meet South Africa's new first lady - Tshepo Motsepe
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:38:00 +0100
The acting President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa will officially take office today, bringing in a new first lady, Tshepo Motsepe.
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Dis-Chem says 22-week retail sales up 14% to R7.9bn
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:30:00 +0100
SA pharmaceutical group Dis-Chem on Thursday reported a 14.2 percent increase in retail turnover to R7.9 billion for the 22 weeks to 2 February 2018.
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Ramaphosa's mettle to be tested
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:27:00 +0100
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s leadership will be severely tested if he reshuffles his Cabinet, as he is expected to do, and several ministers lose their jobs.
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Everyone wants Sars to be credible once more
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:50:00 +0100
Cyril Ramaphosa’s tough stance on governance issues at the SA Revenue Service (Sars) received the full backing of SA banks and the business community.
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Rand remains range bound, bourse drops
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:42:00 +0100
The rand surrendered some gains on Friday afternoon but remained near its three-year best.
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Koko the latest Eskom executive to leave under a cloud of controversy
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:35:00 +0100
Eskom head of generation Matshela Koko on Friday became the latest executive to leave the power utility under a cloud.
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Johannesburg route among top ten busiest air routes
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:30:00 +0100
The Cape Town to Johannesburg route is among the Top Ten busiest air routes in 2017.
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Do not test Israel's resolve, Netanyahu warns Iran
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:22:00 +0100
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran on Sunday over aggressions by Iran and its "proxies" in Syria.
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Hout Bay's Anda could be the man to watch at Peninsula Marathon
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:30:00 +0100
Runners depart pre-dawn tomorrow from Green Point to run the spine of the “Peninsula” in one of the oldest races on the calendar.
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