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Apr 25th, 2014
Johannesburg – A total of 8651 candidates from 45 political parties are standing for the general elections, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Friday. “This is slightly fewer than the 9117 candidates who appeared on the final lists for the 2009 election,” spokeswoman Kate Bapela said ...
Aug 2nd, 2013
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has criticised the planned enrolment of 290 students at two new universities. The two new universities, in Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, are set to begin operations next year. “It is no secret that the worsening situation of unempl...
In South Africa
Sep 25th, 2012
By Nthambeleni Gabara South African cultures have influenced each other even at a time when racial domination was scarring the country’s landscape, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe. Addressing hundreds of South Africans gathered at the main national Heritage Day celebrations at the Danie Kuys ...
Sep 10th, 2012
President Jacob Zuma has called on “politicians” to resist the temptation to “hijack” labour disputes for their own purposes. In a lecture delivered in Kimberley in the Northern Cape at the weekend, Zuma spoke about attempts to restore peace at Lonmin’s platinum mine in ...
May 27th, 2012
The bodies of 10 illegal diamond miners were pulled from a disused mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, diamond giant De Beers said late on Saturday. De Beers officials have been at the site since Tuesday after a tunnel collapsed in an area where the diamond producer had stopped minin...