IT WAS A NIGHT of global glitz and glamour as the who's who of South Africa came together to celebrate Mot & Chandon champagne at the Four Seasons Hotel in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg – After enjoying a fuel price reduction of 25 cents a litre in early June, South African motorists could be in for an even more substantial price cut at the beginning of July. Unaudited mid-month data, released by the Department of Energy, is pointing towards a price reduction of around 60 cents for petrol and 59c in the case of diesel.
South Africa overpowered France 37-15 in the second Test yesterday to seal a series win and give another boost to their hopes of putting a miserable 2016 campaign behind them. Jan Serfontein, Siya Kolisi, Coenie Oosthuizen and Elton Jantjies scored tries for South Africa and Jantjies added 17 points with the boot.
FILE: A mortuary van brings in the body of a two week old baby that allegedly died from teargas inhalation. Cape Town Desperate families have turned to courts to secure autopsies for their loved ones so their bodies can be released for burial, amid a “go slow” strike by Gauteng forensic services members.
The respect displayed at Mafokate's equestrian centre in Soweto is a far cry from the tensions under South Africa's previous apartheid system of racial discrimination that erupted into violence more than 40 years ago Friday, when dozens of protesting black students were killed by security forces in the 1976 Soweto uprising. Mafokate was raised under apartheid but became South Africa's first black show jumper and one of the world's top competitors in equestrian events.
T he Nigeria Union in South Africa on Wednesday accused two communities in the country of asking Nigerians to quit their territories. President of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said the Kuruman community in Northern Cape province gave Nigerians till Thursday to leave the place.
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