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‘Equipping Youth with Education, Technology will Benefit them’

Preparing young people for the fourth industrial revolution is one of the main themes at the sixth Brics Education Ministers Meeting.This year’s meeting is being held in Cape Town.Brics chairperson and Higher Education Minister Naledi...
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All 12 Boys and Coach Rescued in Thailand

All twelve boys and their coach have been rescued, after being trapped in a cave in Thailand for 18 days. The Thai navy Seals, who have been running the operation, confirmed that all 13...

SA’s Business Confidence Index Falls Again in June

South Africa’s business confidence fell for a fifth month in a row in June, with activity mainly hit by a sharp decline in the currency as well as slower retail sales.The South African Chamber...

Mandela’s Letters in Prison Brought to Life on Stage

Letters that the late Nelson Mandela wrote in prison were brought to life on a stage in New York on Monday as part of celebrations to commemorate his centenary.Madiba’s letters, many of which have never been...

Willemse says SuperSport fallout ‘Rooted in Racism’

SuperSport analyst Ashwin Willemse has reiterated his on-air fallout with fellow analysts Naas Botha and Nick Mallet was rooted in racism.The former Springbok World Cup-winning winger spoke about the incident for the first time on The Eusebius Mckaiser Show...

All the World’s Atwitter: 97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump is the most followed world leader on Twitter, with 52 million followers on his @realDonaldTrump account which has more than doubled since taking office on January 20, 2017, according to...

City of CT Looks into Adjusting Water Restrictions

The City of Cape Town's feeder dams are swelling steadily due to consistent rainfall over the past week.The dam levels are currently at 53.3%; a year ago at this time, the dams were at only...

Ennerdale Land Grabs: ‘We’re Willing to Risk it All’

While the authorities try to prevent Ennerdale residents from occupying land illegally, community members have told Eyewitness News government only has itself to blame for the years-long housing backlog.Tensions are running high in the area, where groups...
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CT Businessman’s Family Appeals for His Safe Release

The family of the Parow businessman who has allegedly been kidnapped is appealing for his safe release.The 65-year-old Liyaqat Parker was approached by five unknown men at his business premises in Stairway Close, De Greens on...

NUM Says Wage Talks Crucial

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says Tuesday's wage talks with Eskom are crucial as workers have threatened to go on strike if the utility does not table an offer higher than 7%.Workers are demanding an 8% salary...

Kganyago Less Confident of VBS Bank’s Future

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says he’s less confident now that VBS Mutual Bank will remain open but plans are in place to protect depositors.Retail depositors will have access to their funds of up to R100,000 from...

Croatia Look to Modric to Carry Them Through

"We keep hearing the same question and we give out the same answer", said Croatia's Ivan Perisic last week.Every time a Croatian player appears before the media at this World Cup, he knows a...

Doctor’s Orders bar Thai Boys from World Cup Final

The eight young footballers rescued from a cave in Thailand after more than two weeks underground are unlikely to be able to take up an offer to attend the World Cup final in Moscow,...

Stan Lee Drops $1bn Lawsuit Against Former Company

Comic book legend Stan Lee has terminated a $1 billion lawsuit alleging that the entertainment company he co-founded had tricked him into signing away his image rights.The complaint, filed in Los Angeles County Superior...
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Kalk Bay Among the ‘Coolest Neighbourhoods’ in World

The quaint seaside town of Kalk Bay, along with the False Bay coast, has been named as one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world.EWN

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