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WESG

SA Gamers To Represent At World Electronic Sports Games 2019 In China

In March 2019, the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG), one of the biggest international esports championship tournaments, will take place in China. Thanks to official qualifiers that were hosted by Mettlestate for South Africa, some of SA’s best...

Amcu Threatens To Shut Down SA Mining Industry During Strike

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Tuesday said it is joining Sibanye-Stillwater on a strike next week.It said it would be embarking on a secondary strike in the platinum and...
TUT

Student Protests Disrupt Academic Activities At Several TUT Campuses

Protests at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) continue to disrupt classes. The  suspension of all academic activities at campuses in Pretoria, Arts, Arcadia, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela remains.The university says on Monday, learning still...

Motsepe Concerned About Perception Of Conflict Of Interest Over Govt Contracts

JOHANNESBURG - Chairperson and founder of African Rainbow Energy and Power Patrice Motsepe says he’s concerned by the perception that there’s a conflict of interest in his contracts with the Energy Department.Motsepe held a...
South Africa’s Budget Speech

Calls For Tito Mboweni To Shelve Sugar Tax In Budget Speech

JOHANNESBURG - There are calls for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to shelve the sugary beverages tax when he announces the country’s Budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday.The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was introduced in...

Makhura’s SOPA Speech Failed To Tell Truth About Gauteng, Say Opposition Parties

JOHANNESBURG - Opposition parties say Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address (Sopa) failed to tell the truth about the real state of affairs in the Gauteng.Makhura delivered his last address in Ekurhuleni...

Govt Depts Initiate Emergency Plans To Deal With African Global Liquidation

PRETORIA - Government departments have initiated emergency plans to ensure that service delivery is not interrupted when African Global Operations ceases its operations at the end of this month.The company, formerly known as Bosasa,...

ANC To Develop Sexual Harassment Policy In Wake Of Pule Mabe Matter

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) says it will develop a sexual harassment policy that will clarify how political principles and their subordinates must relate during work hours.The party has accepted recommendations of...
Sadia Sukhraj

Man Charged With Chatsworth’s Sadia’s (9) Murder To Appear In Court

A man accused of killing nine-year-old Sadia Sukhraj during a hijacking in Chatsworth south of Durban last year, is expected to appear in the Durban High Court on Monday.Seni Mkhize, 35, faces two counts...

ANC NEC Set To Decide On Reinstating Mahumapelo As NW ANC Chair

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC)'s special NEC is expected to decide on Supra Mahumapelo’s fate on Monday morning as its meeting enters its second day.Eyewitness News understands that there have been opposing...

Bushiri Yet To Respond To Hawks Bid To Confiscate R20m Private Jet

JOHANNESBURG - Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri is yet to respond to the attachment of his multi-million rand private jet by the Asset Forfeiture Unit.The Hawks applied to have the R20 million aircraft confiscated as...

WCED Shocked After 4 Boys Allegedly Sexually Assaulted At Winelands School

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Education Department says it's appalled by an alleged sexual assault reported at a Cape Winelands primary school.It's alleged that four boys were sexually assaulted by two other pupils...
Gloria coal mine

Gloria Coal Mine Rescue Operations Continue

Rescue operations will resume today at the Gloria coal Mine in Middleburg, Mpumalanga in an attempt to reach at least 20 illegal miners who are still trapped.Efforts to reach them were suspended Sunday night...

Gauteng ANC To Continue Talks With Govt To Scrap E-tolls

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng says that it will continue discussions with government to speed up the process of doing away with e-tolls.In an open letter, the branch has highlighted...
ER24

3 Killed In An Accident In Centurion

JOHANNESBURG - Police have launched an investigations after three people were killed and a third person seriously injured.This happened after a car rolled over on the N1 south at the Botha off-ramp on Sunday.The...

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