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Anger At Poor Public Services 25 Years Into SA Democracy

Inside the conical brick tower looming over Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto, Busi Hlatshwayo thoughtfully studies 10 giant bronze slabs announcing the core principles of the country's Freedom...
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Deputy President David Mabuza To Attend ZCC Service At Moria

Deputy President David Mabuza is set to attend a service at the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) in Moria, Limpopo, on Sunday.Mabuza is expected to join thousands of...
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Comair, Numsa Fail To Reach Wage Settlement

Comair says it is disappointed that a settlement has not been reached with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on wage negotiations.The...
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ANC Gauteng Would Rather Be In Opposition – Maile

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng says it would rather be an opposition party than form a coalition to govern the province.ANC provincial head of elections...
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Joburg City Manager Says Alexandra Was Difficult Place To Service

Johannesburg City manager Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni made submissions at the South African Human Rights Commission’s (SAHRC) inquiry regarding the recent spate of protests in Alexandra.The inquiry, which started...
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Fatal KZN Church Collapse Could Have Been Avoided – Cogta

As multiple investigations are now underway to determine the cause of a fatal church collapse in Empangeni, the KwaZulu-Natal government says the incident could have been avoided if all the necessary precautions...
Africa Check

Presidency Yet To Respond To ‘Wrong’ Housing Statistics

The Presidency is yet to respond to a finding by Africa Check that President Cyril Ramaphosa gave inaccurate statistics about the number of houses the African National Congress-led government has built...
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Dlangubo Church Partially Collapses, Killing 13

At least 13 people were killed and 16 injured when a church in eastern South Africa partially collapsed during a pre-Easter service, local news agency ANA reported on Friday.
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Govt Brings Forward Eskom Bailout To Avert Default

The government has had to bring forward the bailout of state power firm Eskom, after it rushed R5 billion to the struggling utility earlier this month to avert a default and said...

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Netflix's First Children's Animation from Africa is an All-Girl Spy Team Written by Women        In partnership with acclaimed South African animation studio, Triggerfish, Netflix has announced its latest African project, 'Mama K's Team 4,'. The series follows four...
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Headhunting in AfricaAccording to a 2015 survey of 230 African executives by recruiting firm Russell Reynolds Associates, 53% of Nigerian respondents highlighted the challenge of attracting leadership talent, with 43% of Kenyan and 46% of South African respondents similarly pessimistic about their...
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Toll In Sri Lanka Blasts Rises

The toll in a string of blasts Sunday at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka has risen to at least 156, including 35 foreigners, a police official...
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Indian Man Amputates Finger After Voting For Wrong Party

An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country's national election.In a video...
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Gunmen Kill At Least 14 Bus Passengers In Pakistan

Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, officials said Thursday.The attackers, who...
The wreckage of a tourist bus that plunged off a road and landed on a house on 17 April 2019 in Canico, on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

29 German Tourists Killed In Madeira Bus Crash

Twenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese island of...
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Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir Moved To Maximum Security Khartoum Prison

Deposed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Khartoum's notorious Kobar maximum security prison where he's being held in solitary confinement.Several members...
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Peru Ex-President Garcia Shoots Himself As Police Try To Arrest Him

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest him in connection with a...
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South Africa’s First Online Property Auction A Resounding Success

One of the residential properties on sale on BidX1’s inaugural online property trading platform in South Africa attracted 103 bids, resulting in fierce competition among bidders and...
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Experts Discuss The Investment Do’s And Don’ts For Young Entrepreneurs

The inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit was hosted at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg on the 15th of April. This one-day conference is a...
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Considering Using Co-Working Space? Ask These Questions First

When should you start looking at a co-working space?“Initiating the search process for a co-working space can feel intimidating,” said Linda Trim, Director...

Michael Page Releases Its Q1 2019 South Africa Job Market Survey

How are job seekers actually feeling about their chances of securing a new role, landing a pay rise or learning new skills? How positive do they feel...
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SA Headline Consumer Inflation Rises To 4.5%

South Africa's headline consumer inflation accelerated to 4.5% year-on-year in March - from 4.1% in February.Statistics SA said on a month-on-month basis, prices...
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How Investors Can Manage Political Risks In Sub-Saharan Africa

More than two-thirds of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa are at risk from strikes, riots and other types of civil unrest with a quarter of them at...

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Fognini Becomes First Italian Champion In Monte Carlo In 51 Years

Colourful Fabio Fognini defeated Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 to win the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday, the first Italian to triumph at the clay court showpiece in over half a century.
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Everton Pile On The Agony For United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's problems since taking over as permanent Manchester United manager intensified with a humiliating 4-0 loss away to Everton on Sunday.Defeat at Goodison Park -- United's...
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Australia’s Smith Two Weeks Away From Full Recovery

Steve Smith has laid to rest concerns about his fitness and form ahead of Australia’s Cricket World Cup title defence and said he is two weeks away from completely recovering from...

Super Rugby Title Race Wide Open

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has declared the Super Rugby title race wide open after Melbourne Rebels squandered a golden opportunity to take command of the Australian conference.The Waratahs’...
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Gatland To Lead Lions Against Springboks

On the back of successful tours to both Australia and New Zealand, current Wales coach Warren Gatland is set to lead a third British and Irish Lions campaign in 2021.England’s Sunday Telegraph is reporting...

Australian Father Saves Toddler From Dingo Attack

A dingo dragged a sleeping toddler from a camper van on a popular Australian holiday island late on Thursday, but his father awoke and pulled his 14-month-old son from the jaws of the dog-like dingo.“The parents woke up to the baby screaming and chased after him and had to fight the dingoes off to take the 14-month-old boy away,” paramedic Ben Du Toit told local media on Friday.

Don’t Munch And Drive! Busting The Hot Cross Bun And Breathalyzer Myth

Will eating a hot cross bun put you over the legal breath alcohol limit for driving?That's the burning question after a video on social media showed a traffic officer test positive for breath alcohol after two bites of a hot cross bun.Traffic officials have confirmed a breathalyser may show a positive reading if the breath alcohol test is conducted immediately after eating a hot...

Charlize Theron Opens Up About Raising Son As A Girl

Charlize Theron reveals how her seven-year-old son Jackson told her she actually identified as a girl.The 43-year-old actress has opened up one of her two adopted children - who was introduced to the world as a boy - and the star has admitted that she didn’t even know that she’d mixed up her son’s gender until the tot told her she was a girl at three-years-old.

Jason Momoa Sent ‘Got’ Showrunner David Benioff To Hospital After ‘Slap Game’

Former Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa hospitalised showrunner David Benioff after the programme’s co-creator challenged him to a game of slaps.During the filming for season two, the 39-year-old hunk was challenged on set to “the slap game” - which sees one player slapping the other’s hands until they miss and swap over - by David Benioff, and it didn’t go too well for the fantasy show’s co-creator.

Five Easy Ways To Use Less Paper

Ninety-nine percent of all species that have ever lived have gone extinct and while this might be the result of volcanic eruptions and asteroid impacts, it is impossible to take the human factor out of this equation. Today, the rate of extinction is occurring 1,000 to 10,000 times faster because of us and our questionable actions and one of the main causes is the degradation of habitat through deforestation.

Suya – Traditional Street Food From Nigeria

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Believed to have originated among the Hausa people, this popular Nigerian dish employs thin slices of beef or chicken that are generously seasoned, then roasted over open charcoal grills. The essential element in each suya is a dry spice blend known as suya or yaji, which is made with a combination of ground peanuts and red peppers.The spice blend is versatile, and...

Drop By These 5 South African Dorpies On Your Next Holiday

Having recently added Royal Thonga Safari Lodge to their property portfolio, we caught up with Dream Hotels and Resorts Marketing Manager Sharmila Ragunanan to help us pinpoint small-town locations across South Africa that are ideal for a quick getaway.  “Located in the remote heartlands of KwaZulu-Natal, Royal Thonga is definitely one of our more off-the-grid locations,” Ragunanan says. “As someone who lives in Johannesburg, travelling through small towns...

Sustainability: Dispelling The Myths Around Responsible Travel

From what you eat to what you wear, how you live to how you travel, leading a sustainable lifestyle can seem overwhelming. But don’t panic. Even though your Facebook feed is filled with tales of raw foodist eco-warriors and back-to-basic survivalists, extreme sacrifices aren’t the only way to make a meaningful impact on the wellbeing of our planet.Trafalgar, have been leading the charge in the fight for...

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Jock Classic Offers Cyclists Several Options

The Takealot Jock Classic, one of South Africa’s oldest road races, will offer a number of options when cyclists take the opportunity to stretch their muscles in mid-winter in Mpumalanga.
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Five Easy Ways To Use Less Paper

Ninety-nine percent of all species that have ever lived have gone extinct and while this might be the result of volcanic eruptions and asteroid impacts, it is impossible to take the human...
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Legalizing Cannabis Use: Ethical And Legal Considerations

SA set to become a major producer, but there are pro's and con'sThe recent awarding of a license by medicines regulator, SAHPRA, to a local company to...
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Diagnostic Testing For Six Rare Diseases Can Now Be Performed In South Africa

Sanofi Genzyme, in collaboration with the Centre for Human Metabolomics (CHM), which is affiliated to North-West University, has launched a ground-breaking initiative that will allow for enzyme assay analysis for lysosomal storage...
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Garden Route Port Fest Coming Up In November

The Garden Route community can look forward to a weekend of spectacular harbour highlights in November, as Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) firms up 2 and 3 November as the dates for...
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Timely Winelands Celebration For Woolcock And Roux

Young Stellenbosch rider Hennie Roux gave himself the perfect birthday present when he partnered Waylon Woolcock to victory in the Liberty Winelands Encounter in the Western Cape today.Roux...
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Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Opening

For his fourth exhibition with Goodman Gallery, Jabulani Dhlamini presents a recent series of photographs taken across the country and continent. Integrating ethnographic and autobiographic approaches to image making, Dhlamini unpacks our...
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Pulp And Paper Industry Opens Applications For Its Master Of Engineering Bursary Programme

For the ninth year running, the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is offering bursaries to eligible Bachelor of Science engineering students who wish to pursue a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)...
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Dedicated Durban-based Rehabilitation Centre Opens To Meet Increasing Demand

The escalating number of alcohol and substance abusers in KwaZulu-Natal has created the need for a holistic, full-time addiction rehabilitation centre. Choose Life Specialist Recovery Centre, opened on Durban’s Windmill Road in...
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Breathing For A Better Life

We know that when we deliberately, in a stressful, upsetting moment, take the proverbial deep breath, we create a somewhat better next moment.  A deep inhalation brings fullness; a deep exhalation brings...