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BREAKING: Gordhan loses declaratory case against Oakbay, Guptas
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:00 +0200
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed by the court.
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Residents angered by sewage build-up
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200
The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also requested the City to come up with a plan to clean the canals in Masiphumelele.
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Bulls aims to sure up leaky defence
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 +0200
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais says his side have been working hard to put in an improved defensive performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
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Summit needed to prevent unemployment crisis
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:40:00 +0200
The growing unemployment rate is a ticking time bomb and a summit by government is urgently required to prevent the consequences.
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#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:00 +0200
The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.
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Training young black industrialists applauded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0200
Through the DTI and IDC programme, artisans are trained at West Coast college in an endeavour to enhance the manufacturing industry.
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There's a doctor in Bakgaga's house
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 +0200
For Doctor Khumalo, age 50 was the perfect age for him to leave Kaizer Chiefs’ nest and start a new life at another club.
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Gordhan: Corruption needs to be dealt with
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0200
In a recent interview with the BBC Pravin Gordhan said that now is the time for people in SA to reflect on the corruption levels.
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Everton shrug off crowd trouble in Europa League win
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:00 +0200
Everton took a comfortable lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off clash against Hajduk Split in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
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'Take a boy child to work' plan in works
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wants an initiative called “Take a boy child to work” to be established as a campaign against the neglect of young men in society.
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Truworths remains strong, is optimistic for future
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0200
Truworths International says that the encouraging signs of prospective world economic growth in the next 18 months boded well for its operations.
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Tinkler to end Sundowns' Tshwane derby dominance
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:47:00 +0200
SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler says his men are out to end the dominance of their crosstown rivals Mamelodi Sundowns in the Tshwane derby.
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Morrocan 'madman' arrested for #Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:38:00 +0200
Driss Oukabir has been accused of renting a van and ploughing into one of Barcelona's busiest streets, killing at least 13 people.
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Moroccan 'madman' arrested for #Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:38:00 +0200
Driss Oukabir has been accused of renting a van and ploughing into one of Barcelona's busiest streets, killing at least 13 people.
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Alleged drug kingpin cleared of 239 charges
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:36:00 +0200
Fadwaan "Vet" Murphy, who faced 239 charges and had all his assets frozen by the State, says he is a free man after the matter was withdrawn and all his property returned.
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Uzair Cassiem can be a key man for the Springboks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:27:00 +0200
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says Uzair Cassiem can be like “Warren Whiteley in the wider channels” for the men in green and gold.
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Mayweather unfazed by 'dirty' McGregor
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:07:00 +0200
Floyd Mayweather has accused Conor McGregor of "fighting dirty" in training but is confident of a clean battle when the two men meet in the ring.
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Eskom Development Foundation presents funds to relieve Free State drought
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:05:00 +0200
The Eskom Development Foundation has given a major boost to the Free State Province’s Setsoto Municipality drought relief programme.
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Durant says he will boycott White House, slams Trump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:50:00 +0200
Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant said Thursday he would boycott the White House if the NBA champions are invited.
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WP look to precocious Willemse for the spark
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:39:00 +0200
Western Province attack coach Dawie Snyman believes teenage flyhalf Damian Willemse can carve open the Lions in Friday's Currie Cup clash.
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#Barcelona - What we know so far
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:36:00 +0200
A van mowed down pedestrians on one of Barcelona's busiest streets, killing thirteen people, in what police said was "obviously a terrorist attack."
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PPC’s shares experienced great growth on trading update
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:30:00 +0200
Shares in PPC rose more than 11% on the JSE after the cement maker released an encouraging trading update for the first quarter to end June.
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#Barcelona: 'People were going crazy, lots of people crying'
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:20:00 +0200
A British tourist in Barcelona said he saw the van drive down the avenue and then took refuge in a restaurant when panic broke out and the crowd started running.
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Micho focused on restoring confidence at Orlando Pirates
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:19:00 +0200
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic says last season's 11th place finish has left his players with "an element of pain inside" them.
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Krejcir's defence team tries to crack driver
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 15:02:00 +0200
The State’s star witness in Radovan Krejcir’s trial for murder has been accused of tailoring his evidence because of a series of inconsistencies.
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Acher Digital Launches a mobile chat platform
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0200
Acher Digital launched an IMIChatBot designed to replace lengthy telephone conversations with endless streams of customer care agents.
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Not only Guptas got citizenship speeded up
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:42:00 +0200
Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has indicated that the Guptas are not the only family to have been given special treatment when they were granted early naturalisation.
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Man flees after allegedly killing girlfriend's mom, injuring dad
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 12:28:00 +0200
A Chatsworth mother-of-three was killed when a man known to her repeatedly drove over her, knocked down her husband and then fled.
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Mark Pamensky speaks out after OUTA #Guptaleaks accusations
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:18:00 +0200
Mark Pamensky, the former Eskom board member has finally responded, after OUTA laid charges of corruption against him.
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Safaricom buy reduces PIC's stake
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:30:00 +0200
Vodacom said its recent R39bn acquisition of Kenya-based Safaricom would see the Public Investment Corporation holding in the group reduce nearly 2%.
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Henna tattoo leaves girl, 7, scarred for life
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:15:00 +0200
A girl of seven has been left with chemical burns and scarring after a severe reaction to a henna tattoo she was given on holiday.
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Five drugs found in Woods' system after arrest
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:16:00 +0200
Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May.
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Why we shouldn't expect fireworks from the Springboks
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:14:00 +0200
A word of warning South Africa: Don’t expect fireworks from the Springboks in the upcoming Rugby Championship.
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Business Report celebrates the National Development Plan
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:05:00 +0200
SA today celebrates the 5th anniversary of the National Development Plan. Business Report invites all South Africans to help make the NDP work.
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ANC MPs' boycott of parly meeting 'gross ill-discipline' - Mthembu
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:57:00 +0200
The MPs in a letter to the chief whip stated that they would not attend the meeting because they strongly objected to the leadership of committee.
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'I'm not a pervert, I had a stroke'
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:30:00 +0200
Jiyaad de Hahn, accused of peeping through the fence at schoolgirls “and jerking himself off”, has come forward to say he is not a pervert or paedophile.
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Why do successful businesses backfire?
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200
Business owners are puzzled by why their profitable businesses fail, yet, they do not take into consideration key business indicators. Find out more!
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Drama as Usain Bolt pulls up in last ever race!
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 23:45:00 +0200
As he tried to gain ground, Bolt pulled up and fell to the floor with what looked like a hamstring injury.
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Proudfoot pleased with training effort of Springbok group
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:00:00 +0200
Springbok scrum coach Matt Proudfoot praised the intensity and focus of the Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth ahead of the first Rugby Championship match.
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No doubting Thomas would be a pro golfer
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:57:00 +0200
Watching Tiger Woods win the 2000 PGA Championship inspired 2017 champion Justin Thomas to take the game seriously.
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Kidnapping 'false alarm' causes panic in Grassy Park
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:55:00 +0200
Grassy Park, on the Cape Flats, was thrown into a panic after social media posts that a four-year-old child had been abducted in the area went viral.
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Oupa Manyisa signing: I am in charge, says Pitso Mosimane
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:37:00 +0200
“But here at Sundowns, nothing happens without me knowing. They respect me and have confidence in me. If there is something going on, I know.”
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Google commitment to equip 10 million African youths with digital skills
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0200
In late July, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai and members of his executive team visited Nigeria to announce some new products and initiatives that his company has tailored for Africa’s most populous country.
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REVEALED: Wayde van Niekerk eyes 100m-200m double!
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 20:00:00 +0200
Wayde van Niekerk says attempting the double at the world championships was a very tough challenge physically, writes Ockert de Villiers in London.
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Yet another devastating blow for Lily Mine
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:30:00 +0200
Merger talks between Galane Gold and Vantage Goldfields that were aimed at reviving production at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga have collapsed.
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Juan Martin Hernandez benched for Bok Test
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:20:00 +0200
Former Brumbies scrumhalf Tomas Cubelli will be among the reserves for Argentina against the Springboks on Saturday.
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One killed, three injured after car overturns on N12
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:37:00 +0200
One person died and three others were injured when a car veered off the road and overturned on the N12 about 10km from Potchefstroom.
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PAC saw through no confidence charade
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:20:00 +0200
PAC MP Luthando Mbinda correctly abstained from voting in an imperialist-sponsored motion of no-confidence.
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Cape Town couple allegedly submits false claims to SARS
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
The couple from Cape Town have been arrested after it was believed that they submitted false claims to the SARS between 2007 and 2009.
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