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Residents Applaud SANDF’s Deployment In Manenberg, Hanover Park

CAPE TOWN - After months of calling for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to be deployed in gang-ridden areas in Cape Town, they've now officially hit the ground.On Thursday, the army was...

Jacob Zuma Expected To Resume Testimony At Zondo Commission

JOHANNESBURG – Former President Jacob Zuma is expected to return to the stand at the state capture commission on Friday morning after his testimony was abruptly discontinued.On Wednesday, deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo adjourned...

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Mandela Day: Ramaphosa Grilled By Junior Reporters At Red Cross War Memorial Children’s HospitalPresident Cyril Ramaphosa is accustomed to facing tough questions from seasoned journalists, but today he’s being interviewed...

Nehawu Vows To Oppose Department Plans To Cut 30,000 Public Service Jobs

National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has become the latest union to express disappointment at plans by the Department of Public Service Administration to cut 30,000 jobs in the public...

First SANDF Troops Arrive In Manenberg, Cape Flats

The first South African National Defence Force (SANDF) trucks have rolled into Manenberg on the Cape Flats a week after Police Minister Bheki Cele announced that the army would be deployed to...

South African Reserve Bank Cuts Repo Rate To 6.5%

South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will be cut by 25 basis points to 6.5%.The repo rate is the rate...

Mandela Day: Ramaphosa Grilled By Junior Reporters At Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

President Cyril Ramaphosa is accustomed to facing tough questions from seasoned journalists, but today he’s being interviewed by much younger radio show hosts.As part of Mandela Day activities, Ramaphosa visited...

SANDF Considers Allowing Female Muslim Members To Wear Head Scarfs Under Beret

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is considering relaxing its dress code for female Muslim members to allow them to wear headscarves under their berets.The issue came to light...

Alan Winde Announces New Interventions To Boost Western Cape Economy

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has announced a raft of new interventions aimed at aggressively growing the province's economy.Winde was delivering his maiden State of the Province Address in the...
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Machel Talks About Preserving Mandela's LegacyHumanitarian Graça Machel is encouraging citizens to be active by seeing Mandela Day as a way of being instead of an event. "Let us not look at Mandela Day as an event that...

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The World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only...

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Pretoria remains the most popular location for first-time buyers who accounted for approximately 29% of all sales during the first quarter of 2019.According to the...

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According to a Gallup poll called the State of the Global Workplace which studied employee engagement in 142 countries, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work.

Tourism And Hospitality Industry Outlook For Africa

PricewaterhouseCoopers expects the overall hotel room revenue in Africa to expand at a compound rate of 5.80 per cent to R50.6 billion by 2023. Trevor Ward, Managing...

Time To Invest In Exchange Traded Funds?

Managing your own portfolio has possibly never been harder with the JSE experiencing its fair share of companies with skeletons from Pembury, to Ayo to Tongaat. Is...

SA Unit Of Ford To Add 1,200 Jobs

The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase...

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Bloodhound Supersonic Car To Make Debut In Northern Cape

The Bloodhound supersonic car will make its high-velocity debut in the Northern Cape later this year.Engineers are attempting to achieve a minimum speed of 800 kilometres per hour...

Djokovic Saves Match Points To Claim Fifth Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer's bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the longest final...

England Win Cricket World Cup After Super Over Drama

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday.

Impey Wins Tour Stage Nine As Alaphilippe Stays In Yellow

South African Daryl Impey won stage nine of the Tour de France on Sunday, leaving local fans to settle for Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe keeping hold of the yellow jersey on Bastille Day.

Hamilton Wins Record Sixth British GP

Lewis Hamilton made the most of a favourable safety car intervention on Sunday to claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory at a packed Silverstone.The defending five-time...

Enjoy The One Pot Pasta Joy Alfredo

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South African Musician Johnny Clegg

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The Moon Now Has Hundreds Of Artifacts. Should They Be Protected?

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Johnny Clegg Laid To Rest At Private Ceremony In Johannesburg

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Ed Sheeran Plans To Jet Off To Africa Again Soon

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