Namaqualand Parents

Namaqualand Parents Plead With Government To Build English-Medium School

Some parents in Namaqualand are pleading for an English school.All the public schools in the district are Afrikaans medium.There is only one option for...
Rob Packham in court for allegedly killing his wife.

Rob Packham Defence Pokes Holes In State Witnesses’ Testimony

The defence for alleged wife killer Rob Packham has attempted to poke holes in the testimony of two State witnesses implicating him in his wife's murder.Defence advocate Craig Webster on...
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PIC Lost Billions Over Steinhoff Investment Without Following Procedures: Dlamini

The Public Investment Corporation's (PIC) acting head of legal Lindiwe Dlamini has testified that the PIC lost billions by buying Steinhoff shares after failing to follow procedure.The PIC spent R9.3...
Two Mpumalanga men suspected of child rape and murder were killed by community members.

Mpumalanga Men Suspected Of Child Rape, Murder Killed By Community Members

Mpumalanga police are investigating two more cases of murder after community members allegedly killed two men accused of being behind the deaths of two young children on Thursday morning.
Sarah Tambani holds a picture of her son Thapelo Tambani who died whilst saving his friend from drowning.

Thapelo Tambani (9) Who Lost His Life Saving Friend Honored By Ramaphosa

Nine-year-old Thapelo Tambani from Soshanguve, who saved his friend from drowning but lost his own life in the process , has been honored posthumously with the Order of Mendi for bravery by...
President Cyril Ramaphosa honors Mary Twala with the Order of Ikhamanga.

Ramaphosa Honors Local Citizens With National Orders Awards

A number of South African icons of the local arts and culture industry have been recognised for their decades-long contribution to their craft by President Cyril Ramaphosa who bestowed the 2019 National Orders Awards on a...
Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa leads striking members.

Amcu Under Threat Of Being Deregistered As A Union

There are now questions over the fate of union Amcu after a notice was filled by the Labour Registrar this week, stating an intention to deregister the union, which has close to 250,000 members.
Amplats production fell 6% during the first quarter as a result of the power cuts by Eskom.

Amplats Production Hit By Eskom Power Cuts

South African miner Anglo American Platinum Ltd’s - Amplats - first-quarter production fell 6%, hit by problems at power supplier Eskom, operational challenges and ore stockpiling in the same period the year...
Comair operates British Airways and Kulula.

Court Dismisses Planned Numsa Strike At Comair

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has prevented Comair employees from going ahead with their planned strike.This after the court ruled in favour of the low-cost airliner.

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Satellite image of Cyclone Kenneth about to make landfall in Mozambique.

Cyclone Kenneth Takes Aim At Mozambique

People in Mozambique should brace themselves as Cyclone Kenneth is about to make landfall.The storm will impact on the northern Cabo Delgado province...
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Report: Tropical Forest The Size Of England Destroyed By Humanity In 2018

Last year, humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the third largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers...
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Rescue South Africa On Stand-By With Cyclone Kenneth Expected To Make Landfall In Mozambique

Rescue South Africa said it has a team on standby to deal with Tropical Cyclone Kenneth which is expected to make landfall in Mozambique on Thursday.
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Dozens Of Child Slaves Rescued By Interpol In West Africa Markets

Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.
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New Zealand Offers Residency To Families Of Mosque Victims

New Zealand opened a two-year window Wednesday for people directly affected by the Christchurch terror attacks to apply to stay permanently in the country.The special...
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Zimbabwe Issues Alert For Increased Malaria Cases

An alert of cases of increased malaria cases has been issued in Zimbabwe.The spike is being linked to stagnant pools of water left...
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Smart Homes, And What It Means For Your Insurance Premiums

Automated homes, commonly known as “smart homes”, will generate data about your behaviour and security level, and in the near future, this could mean that your insurer...

Highlights Special Of The Africa CEO Forum

In this highlights special CNBC Africa’s Fiona Muthoni looks at the second day of the Africa CEO Forum held in Kigali recently. Topics range from how...

Study Reveals SA’s Economic And Social Decline The Worst Of Nations Not At War

According to Eunomix Business and Economics, South Africa’s social, economic and political field has deteriorated more in the past 12 years, than any other nation that...
Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence Is Growing In The Workplace

So far the effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been slow to reveal themselves in businesses in South Africa but the scale of the oncoming change is starting to become apparent overseas. 
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South African Consumer Confidence Dips Further In Q1

Consumer confidence in South Africa dipped further in the first quarter of 2019, suggesting that most consumers are neither optimistic nor pessimistic about the outlook for the...
South Africans Ask Google

Top 10 Things South Africans Ask Google About Money

To commemorate financial literacy month in the US, Google revealed its list of the most-Googled questions they get on saving money.  ‘How to save for a house?’...

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PSL & Sundowns Submit Documents To PSL On Wayne Arendse Sanction

The Premier Soccer League and Mamelodi Sundowns have made written submissions to the PSL’s independent disciplinary committee in an effort to speed up the impending sanction on defender Wayne Arendse.
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Sloppy Arsenal’s Top Four Bid Rocked By Palace

Unai Emery insists Arsenal can still finish in the Premier League's top four despite a shock 3-2 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Sunday.Emery's side paid the price...
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Liverpool Lead Again As Man Utd, Arsenal Falter

Liverpool moved back top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win at Cardiff, but Manchester United and Arsenal did little for their chances of Champions League qualification for next season in...
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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...

Noah’s Ark Turned Up In Kentucky

A thin rain fell, but it did not look like a flood was about to wash away northern Kentucky. Yet, standing in front of us was Noah’s Ark, waiting to save mankind. It is 155.5 meters (510 feet) long and is perched in the middle of a beautiful green park. Along the trail are plants clipped into the shapes of pairs of elephants and giraffes. Hundreds of visitors who came to Grant...

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.

Oscar Winner Malek Hints At Villain Role In Bond 25

Oscar winner Rami Malek hinted Thursday he would appear as the villain in a new James Bond thriller that will see Daniel Craig bow out as 007 after eight years.The 25th edition of one of the world's most enduring Hollywood franchises will also see the return of Ralph Fiennes and Lea Seydoux.Malek won this year's Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Queen frontman...

‘Empire’ Cast Want Jussie Smollett To Rejoin Series

The cast of Empire - including Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson - have penned an open letter asking for Jussie Smollett to return to his role in the drama series.The cast of Empire have penned an open letter asking for Jussie Smollett to return to his role in the drama series.An open letter, signed by his castmates including Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson,...

5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Children Do

In his humorous and uplifting style, Gever Tulley debunks classic myths of childhood safety. With rampant fear mongering, is it any wonder that children are actually over-protected? Instead, Tulley believes the most effective way to keep children safe is to give them a little taste of danger.TEDx

First All-Women Team From Africa To Tackle Mount Everest

Four intrepid South African women are preparing to make history by attempting to summit Mt Everest in 2020 as the first all-women team from Africa to complete the climb.The women - who are all experienced climbers and athletes - are Deshun Deysel, Alda Waddell, Tumi Mphahlele and Lisa Gering, with Ronnie Muhl, avid mountaineer and founder of Cape Town-based Adventures Global, managing the full logistics of the climb.

Nature’s Thunderous Applause

By Dorria WattThe first thing that struck me as we approach the Victoria Falls is the thunderous noise. It is almost deafening but unsurprising, considering an average of 550 000 cubic metres of water flows continuously over the edge of this 1 708 metre wide natural wonder.  It is said to be the largest curtain of water in the world, falling between 90 and 107m into the Gorge.  Known as...

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...

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Cape Cruise Season Ends With Viking Sun’s Maiden Voyage To SA

The cruise season has drawn to a magnificent close in both the Eastern and Western Cape with the state-of-the-art VIKING SUN calling at the Ports of East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape...
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Diagnostic Testing For Six Rare Diseases Can Now Be Performed In South Africa

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