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Barack Obama celebrates the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg Tuesday, marking the centennial of the South African leader's birth. It's one of Obama's most high-profile appearances since leaving the White House 18 months ago, and a preview of what could be an active campaign schedule for the former president before the midterm elections this fall.
During a 2013 trip to South Africa, then-President Obama looks out the window from the cell where Nelson Mandela was once jailed on Robben Island. Obama is giving a major speech Tuesday.
Young people looking for jobs and career advice gather at the Gauteng province Youth Jobs, Careers and Entrepreneurship Expo outside Johannesburg, June 15, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Laurie Goering After graduating from high school, he started studying at the University of Johannesburg – but was forced to drop out when his mother retired and cash ran short.
As everyone else is at work, I spend Mondays at the gym, during the day, which is when retirees go there, writes Timothy Molobi . In South Africa we are still suffering with the highest unemployment rate since to 2003 with a percentage of 27.7%.
Johannesburg – Several taxi associations and motorists in Gauteng have come out in support of Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse's call on President Cyril Ramaphosa to ease the financial burden on motorists. The support for Outa came after the president's call on July 5 to his ministers serving on the economic cluster to come up with plans to introduce more VAT zero-rated goods.
Grant Thornton and Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo integration plans came full circle last week after the firms concluded discussions between separate member firms to operate under the banner SNG Grant Thornton. Grant Thornton International spokesperson Campbell McIlroy said Grant Thornton Durban and Grant Thornton Pretoria would integrate with SNG Grant Thornton.
South Africa-based mobile telecommunications company MTN Group Ltd said on Monday its Dubai subsidiary sold its Cyprus business to Monaco Telecom S.A for 260 million euros . Africa's biggest mobile telecoms group said that as part of the deal to sell MTN Cyprus it would allow the use of the MTN brand in Cyprus for up to three years for a fee.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is to carry out a major diplomatic move from July 19 to 28, paying state visits to the United Arab Emirates , Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa, attending the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, and visiting Mauritius during a stopover. The overseas trip, his first after being re-elected Chinese president in March, is aimed at pushing for concerted efforts to further boost common development and improve global governance against the backdrop of profound changes in the international circumstances.
In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, a young girl sits outside the Mandela House Museum in the Soweto township, in Johannesburg, South Africa, as the funeral service of former South Africa President Nelson Mandela takes place in his ancestral village of Qunu. The centennial of Mandela's birth is July 18, and those wishing to make a pilgrimage to honor his legacy will find a number of sites around South Africa, from the villages of his childhood to museums and historic sites about apartheid.
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POPCRU to embark on national march to the Union Buildings: The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be embarking on a national march to the Union building in Pretoria on Friday. According to the union, the decision follows its 2018 National Executive Committee (NEC) resolution to confront head-on all the challenges that have been raised but ignored for a long time. The union said
Malaysia’s Mahathir sworn in as world’s oldest leader after a shock poll win: Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir Mohamad was Thursday sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader after a stunning election win that swept Malaysia’s establishment from power after more than six decades. In a huge political upset, former strongman Mahathir’s opposition alliance broke the grip on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which had governed Malaysia uninterrupted
Rooney reaches ‘deal in principle’ to join MLS: Wayne Rooney agreed to a deal to bolt Everton for Major League Soccer when the transfer window opens. Rooney, 32, is reportedly set to sign with DC United in a deal worth as much as $ 14 million, according to BBC News. Rooney’s representatives began negotiating terms of a contract to move Rooney from the Premier
Mamelodi Sundowns to play La Liga champions Barcelona: Mamelodi Sundowns FC has announced on Thursday that they will host La Liga champions Barcelona FC in a commemoration match honouring former State President Nelson Mandela at the FNB stadium on 16 May. The friendly match forms part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Celebrations. Speaking during the announcement on Thursday, the Minister of Sports and Recreation
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‘Why I fraudulently issued NGO licences’ – official speaks at Life Esidimeni hearing: A deputy director of mental health, overseeing non-governmental organisations in Gauteng, has opened up about why she fraudulently issued licences for NGOs.
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Minister Mosebenzi Zwane speaks on Mining Charter review: Chamber of mines withdraws Mining charter interdict Zwane undertakes not to implement Mining Charter until Chamber’s review application finalised
NASA’s .9 bn Cassini spacecraft makes death plunge into Saturn: After 20 years in space, NASA’s famed Cassini spacecraft made its final death plunge into Saturn on Friday, ending a storied mission that scientists say taught us nearly everything we know about Saturn today and transformed the way we think about life elsewhere in the solar system. Cassini, an international project that cost $ 3.9 billion
Threats against Makhosi Khoza made by a minor with DA links: The death threats made against outspoken African National Congress (ANC) MP Dr. Makhosi Khoza and her daughter were made by a 17-year-old minor female according to police minister Fikile Mbalula. Mbalula made the revelation during a press conference hosted during a visit to the infamous Glebelands hostel in KwaZulu-Natal. According to Mbalula the 17-year-old who made
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Bafana Bafana to face Botswana: Bafana Bafana prepares to face Botswana for the COSAFA Cup plate semifinal at the Moruleng Stadium in Rustenburg on Tuesday with seven changes in his Squad. Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has made seven changes to the team with goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma making his debut, U20 captain Tercious Malepe, Mothobi Mvala, Thabo Cele and Nduduzo
Everton’s Lennon returns to pre-season training: Everton midfielder Aaron Lennon has returned to action in pre-season training after missing the latter stages of the last campaign to recover from a stress-related illness. Lennon, 30, last played for the Premier League club in February and Everton released a statement supporting the player and saying he was receive care and treatment for the
Mashaba opens criminal case against substation contractor: City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has stated that he has opened a criminal case against a substation contractor which was awarded contracts worth R212 million. Mashaba led an oversight visit to the Hopefield and Eldorado Part Substations, where construction work has ground to a halt. During the visit it was found that both substations highlighted
Sanef files interdict against BLF: South African Editors Forum (Sanef) has on Tuesday applied for an interdict against Black First Land First (BLF) in order to protect the constitutional right of freedom of the press. This is after the organisation marched to veteran journalist Peter Bruce, whom they accuse of being “racist” and for protecting the interest of white monopoly
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South African High Commissioner to Ghana, Lulama Mary-Theresa Xingwana, is expected to speak at the country's first three-day international conference on trade and finance in Accra on April 10-12, 2017. The event, according to the organisers, will bring together players in the trade and finance sectors, spanning agriculture, manufacturing, insurance, construction, import and export as well as foreign businesses from across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Nkosinathi Msimango, the alleged “mastermind” behind the Office of the Chief Justice burglary, said he had been waiting in the reception area at the Boschkop police station for two hours, in the hope of speaking to a constable in connection with the case.
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The ANC women’s league conference is in its last day. The members are busy with the election of the National executive committe. Our Reporter Yolisa Njamela is there.
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The young Burundian woman who is at the centre of claims that she was “smuggled” into the country by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in a state-owned jet says she was fleeing from her abusive father.