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Emirates Lions fans share reasons why they are the biggest fans!
‘Our kids are discriminated because of Afrikaans’ – EFF members: The EFF and a parent have been involved in a brawl on the first day of school during a protest outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging.
Wanted suspect hit in shootout with police: A man, wanted in connection with ATM and drop safe bombings, is under police guard in hospital after being hit in a shootout with police.
‘Bra Willie, our dream maker through poems and literature’ – Ramaphosa: South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile’s acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.
More than 28 000 Gauteng pupils still need to be placed: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says 2 565 of the 31 000 pupils who had not been registered with schools have been placed, leaving 28 435 of them still without a place.
Mashaba appoints new City of Joburg MMC for finance: City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed Funzela Ngobeni as the new mayoral committee for finance after Rabelani Dagada was fired following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.
‘My life is at risk, but I am not scared’ – Panyaza Lesufi on threats: Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that he feels his life is in danger after he and his family received threats.
Parliament welcomes Selebano resignation: Parliament has welcomed the resignation of suspended head of Gauteng’s Department of Health, Dr Barney Selebano.
No funds to train 700 Gauteng nurses: Poor planning and the ongoing health budget crisis will see 700 nurses unable to start their first year of nursing training, says DA Gauteng health spokesperson Jack Bloom.
Call to criminally charge Selebano, despite his resignation: The DA says the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano, the suspended head of the Gauteng health department, following the Esidimeni tragedy is not sufficient. The party has called for Selebano to be criminally charged as well. Suspended Gauteng health department head resigns
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Missed your exams because of the taxi strike?: Most universities in Gauteng will allow students an opportunity to write exams if they missed it because of the taxi strike.
#TaxiStrike: Transport Minister condemns Gauteng strike: The Minister of Transport condemns the blocking of major roads in and around Johannesburg, Midrand and Pretoria by the members of SANTACO, reports the Transport Department.
‘Don’t come and take videos here’ – taxi drivers threaten News24 journalist: A News24 journalist has been threatened and had her footage destroyed by taxi and truck drivers during the strike in Midrand.
#TaxiStrike: ‘Avoid Jozi roads and stay calm’ – AA: ‘Motorists affected by the taxi strike and accompanying blockades, should avoid these areas at all costs,’ says the Automobile Association. Here are 10 tips for dealing with protests on SA’s roads.
‘People have died because of this’ – cancer patient on price fixing allegations: Breast cancer patients say the cost of some medication is so steep many with the illness simply cannot afford to treat it and this leaves them without the drugs and facing death sentences.
Gauteng Education Department urges parents to keep children at home for their safety: The Gauteng Education Department has urged parents to keep their children at home due to a national taxi strike.
Memorial for slain Carte Blanche producer Johann Botha: Carte Blanche producer Johann Botha will be honoured at a memorial service in Centurion.
2 Chinese nationals appear in court on rhino horn charges: Two Chinese nationals, who were arrested for attempting to smuggle 10 rhino horns out of the country in violation of international laws, have appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court.
‘I don’t feel safe anymore’ – UJ student: A young woman at the University of Johannesburg says she feels like she is trapped in a jail cell because she no longer feels safe walking in public.
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Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec.21 : Former world number one Serena Williams believes the only reason she is not in the conversation for being 'greatest tennis player of all time' is simply because she is a woman. [NK Sports] Insisting that being a woman brings in a whole set of problems from society, the American said the scenario would have been completely different had she been a man, Sport24 reported.
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In June 2009 Global Initiative on Psychiatry (GIP) visited a project for orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa, the Alexandra Child Care and Support Centre.
‘Because of my status’ is a film about the children at the ACCSC and their caregivers, about the living conditions in Alexandra Township and about the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS. GIP’s mission is to promote effective mental health care throughout the world. Our goal is to empower people and help build improved and sustainable services that are not dependent on continued external support.
Newborn girl buried alive by her father in Pakistan because she was deformed
Pakistani police have arrested a man accused of burying his newborn daughter alive because she was physically deformed. Mohammed Anwar, a police officer in the city of Khanewal in the eastern Punjab province, said the child was born on Thursday at a …
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s state television has decided against a live broadcast of President Robert Mugabe’s speech to Parliament on Tuesday, following threats from opposition MPs to heckle the 91-year-old leader. Opposition MPs heckled Mugabe when he delivered a State of the Nation address to Parliament in August, something which not been seen since Mugabe came […]
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