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Apr 25th, 2014
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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 ...
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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Rolene Strauss who walked away with the much coveted crown. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). While at the pageant we spotted a number of celebrities. Check out who we saw.
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Jan 17th, 2013
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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the Building and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Bawusa) on Wednesday seemed to disagree on whether the farm strikes that have rocked the Western Cape in recent days should be called off. Cosatu announced on Wednesday at a press briefing t...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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by Mail & Guardian Online Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s political career may be at an end as the potential for him to be reinstated at Mangaung diminishes. Malema’s political career looks just about finished as the potential for an unlikely return to the ruling par...
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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RW Johnson says short term compromise will lead to long term disaster for party The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a unique opposition party in Africa: white- led, multi-racial and steadily gaining. From a base of 1.7% in the 1994 parliamentary election, it improved its position to 16.7% in 2009, and in...
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Jul 27th, 2012
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The chief executive of private-equity group Basileus Capital was shot dead in his Cape Town office, it was reported on Friday. Moneyweb online reported that Julian Williams was shot in his office on Lower Long street on Thursday. His shooter then apparently turned the gun on himself and was declared ...
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Jul 25th, 2012
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Two men accused of killing honeymoon bride Anni Dewani are expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court today for a pre-trial conference to assess readiness ahead of the trial. Xolile Mngeni and Mzwamadoda Qwabe allegedly killed the bride in Khayelitsha in November 2010. Her body was found in a ...
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Jul 11th, 2012
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Officials saw the tusks in the airport’s storage facility during a routine inspection, said Lieutenant colonel Andre Traut on Tuesday. “Police were notified and an operation was conducted which led to the discovery of 46 tusks concealed in two different containers,” he said. Traut s...
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Jul 5th, 2012
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I am pleased to be addressing the National Social Cohesion Summit, the theme of which is ‘creating a caring and proud society’, because I believe that we need more care and compassion in our society. And we need to take more pride in discharging our responsibilities, whether as members of gover...
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Jun 19th, 2012
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“Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results,” said American writer Frank Herbert. When it comes to the ANC succession battle, it’s not so much insanity as it is desperation that makes President Jacob Zuma do to his challengers what he so resented when it was done to him. ...