JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to the families of 24 people who died in a crash in Limpopo. Police and the Road Traffic Management Corporation are investigating the circumstances which led to a minibus taxi colliding with a bus on Sunday. According to the Transport Department, the vehicle was overloaded. Ramaphosa’s […]
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HONG KONG – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said, and slashed revenue expectations for the year. Ren’s downbeat assessment that the ban will hit revenue by $30 billion, the first time Huawei has quantified the impact of the U.S. […]
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JOHANNESBURG – Health and education union, Nehawu, has said it is consulting its lawyers on whether to take on review the Public Protector’s report on suspended Secretary of Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana. The Sunday Times reported yesterday that Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into Mgidlana only found three complaints out of seven against him – much to the […]
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DURBAN – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has said he will remove all officials found to be incompetent along with those who appointed them. Zikalala said he has launched a skills audit of all public servants in the province in a bid to get rid of incompetent staffers. This move comes after the revelation that half […]
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Demi Buzo | Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of late struggle icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has come under fire in the past few days over her controversial tweets relating to issues of land and race. EWN
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JOHANNESBURG – Police in the Eastern Cape have confirmed that a ward councillor was shot and killed in Ngcobo on Saturday. Jongisethi Phoswa (59) from the African National Congress (ANC) was a ward 15 councillor in the Chris Hani Municipality. Police spokesperson Namhla Mdleleni said Phoswa was murdered on his way home. The motive for […]
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Former President Kgalema Motlanthe will be launching a youth program in Nasrec on Monday. The program will be focusing on getting young people involved in technology that will help them be able to take part in the digitally driven economy. Motlanthe’s foundation will be launching the program in partnership with the Gauteng provincial government on […]
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Western Cape police are investigating an arson attack that led to the death of a truck driver. Bernard Groenewald was severely injured when his vehicle was petrol bombed earlier this month. He succumbed to his wounds on Friday. The trucking industry has seen a spate of violent attacks over the past year following the alleged […]
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Zimbabwe’s annual rate of inflation has risen to nearly 100%, the highest in a decade. Prices have been rising in shops making daily life difficult for Zimbabweans who are stuck with a local RTGS dollar that is weakening against the US dollar. According to the state statistics agency, Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rose to 97.8% in […]
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Thirty people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attributed to Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria late Sunday, emergency services reported. “The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured,” Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday, […]
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