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ANC To Campaign In Social Spaces Ahead Of May Elections

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng is set to turn the charm offensive a notch higher when the party launches what it calls, ANC Sundays.Party leaders will start their campaign in church on Sunday, and end it in a bar.
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Sars To Resume Talks With Trade Unions

The South African Revenue Services (Sars) says talks will resume with trade unions next week to find solutions before any planned strike by workers takes place.The planned industrial action is scheduled to kick in on Thursday.Employees have issued the...
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Ottery Residents Demand Housing Protest Be Taken Seriously

A group that claims to be representing aggrieved residents in Ottery is demanding to be taken seriously by the City of Cape Town.Residents have taken to protesting in Ottery and Parkwood with some erecting structures on an open piece of land calling for...
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ANCYL Calls For Removal of Leaders Implicated In Political Killings

The African National Congress (ANC) Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the removal of all party leaders implicated in the province’s political killings.The Youth League said more harm would be done if these members are allowed to remain in their positions.
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No Power Cuts Scheduled For Sunday

Eskom says there will be no power cuts on Sunday after implementing stage 2 load shedding the whole of Saturday.However, the power utility said the system remains tight and vulnerable.Eskom implemented stage 4 rolling blackouts for six conservative days...
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Ramaphosa Concedes Not All In His Ranks Are Without Blemish

President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that some within the African National Congress (ANC) have a cloud of guilt hanging over their heads as appears to be the case from testimonies delivered at the state capture inquiry.However, the president said the...
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Mbalula Clarifies Guptas Involvement In His Sports Minister Appointment

African National Congress (ANC) election head Fikile Mbalula’s interview with the Public Protector in which he denied having a conversation with Ajay Gupta has been one of the many focal points of his testimony at the Zondo Commission on Friday.The former sports minister...
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SAHRC To Probe Alleged Human Rights Violations At Lusikisiki School

The Education Department has welcomed the investigation by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) looking into alleged human rights violations at school in LusikisikiThe commission has agreed that there is prima facie evidence of foul play at the Kwanyathi village institution.
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Stage 1 And 2 Load Shedding For Today – Eskom

Stage 1 load shedding is still underway and is expected to give way to stage two power cuts from 9 am on Saturday morning.Eskom has been implementing rolling out rotational blackouts for over two weeks now, citing a shortage of generating capacity.
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Top 5 Stories This Week

Former Minister of Sports and Recreation Fikile Mbalula’s testimony is what South Africans have been salivating for. His name has been thrown out and about at the commission that one would wonder where and what he would start defending himself for, the Dubai trip? Secret meetings with...
Registered Voters

Here Are The Provinces With Highest Number Of Registered Voters

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says since the inception of the national and provincial elections, the voters' roll has shown a steady growth of over 47%.According to the IEC, 26.5 million voters were eligible to cast their votes at the polls on 8...
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Use Water Sparingly Amid Load Shedding, Gauteng Residents Told

The Gauteng Provincial Disaster Management Centre has urged residents to use water sparingly during load shedding.The department said on Friday Eskom’s power outages may have an adverse effect on water supply in some areas.Residents have been urged not to...

WORLD NEWS

Uhuru Kenyatta

Uhuru Kenyatta’s Social Media Platforms Hacked

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s social media platforms have been suspended following unauthorised access.
Cyclone Idai

Frustration Mounts In Mozambique’s Beira Over Food, Water After Cyclone

The situation in the port city of Beira in Mozambique was “boiling” as...
Ghana Bus Collision

At Least 60 Killed In Ghana Bus Collision – Police

At least 60 people were killed on Friday in a head-on collision between...
Mozambique Cyclone

US Military May Join Mozambique Cyclone Rescue, Aid Agencies Told

US military teams could join the cyclone rescue effort in Mozambique, a representative...
Zimbabwe teachers are protesting for salary increases.

Zimbabwe Raises Public Workers Salaries By 29%

Public workers in Zimbabwe have accepted a 29% salary hike for the lowest...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

EU Prepared To Approve Brexit-Delay If May Wins Parliament Over

European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to give Prime Minister Theresa...
An abundance of flowers outside the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, where the mass shooting took place on 15 March 2019.

New Zealand Bans Certain Assault Weapons Following Mass Shooting

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun...
Cyclone Idai has submerged large areas of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi under water. People are still being rescued from roof tops and trees.

Mozambique Death Toll Following Cyclone Idai Now Risen To 217

Mozambique Land and Environment Minister Celso Ismael Correia says that the death toll...
Italian policemen work by the wreckage of a school bus that was transporting 50 children and 3 adults on 20 March 2019 after it was torched by the bus driver, in San Donato Milanese, southeast of Milan.

School Bus Hijacked, Set Alight In Italy

Italian police on Wednesday rescued 51 children taken hostage by their school bus...
EU Fines Google

EU Regulators Fine Google €1.49BN For Blocking Advertising Rivals

Last year, the EU competition enforcer imposed a record €4.34 billion fine on...

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Middelvlei Family Day

Save the date for this year’s Middelvlei Family Day, Monday, 22 April, which promises...
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Community Workers In SA Can Now Obtain Professional Certification, For The First Time Ever

South Africa is finally catching up to the rest of the world, when...
Rethinking Retirement

Rethinking Retirement: A New Approach For Millennials

By Ronald King, Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, PSG Wealth
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Science Researchers Uses Laser Method To Develop HIV Viral Load Portable Device

Two African researchers – African Laser Centre grant holder and CSIR Biophotonics senior...
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day: Remembering Robert Sobukwe’s Role In The Fight For Freedom And Equality

Robert Sobukwe and Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) supporters march to Orlando police station...
Mzansi Youth Choir

Mzansi Youth Choir Off To Flying Start In 2019

The Mzansi Youth Choir, made up of 55 performers aged 14 to 24,...
Fraud, Waste, Abuse

Fraud, Waste And Abuse – Ubiquitous In South Africa

Every day there are hearings around corruption, racketeering and money laundering which again...
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AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2019 To Be Hosted In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

AfriLabs, the largest pan-African network of technology and innovation hubs with over 130...
Remote Working

Remote Working Gains Traction In SA – Big Business Slow On The Uptake

In line with global trends, South African companies are increasingly offering remote work...