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Mxolisi Kaunda To Replace Zandile Gumede As eThekwini Mayor

Mxolisi Kaunda, the current KZN MEC for Transport, Safety and Community Liaison, will replace Zandile Gumede as mayor of eThekwini. The announcement was made during the party’s provincial address to the media on Thursday afternoon. Kaunda will be deputised by former KZN MEC for Finance Belinda Scott. The new eThekwini speaker will be former KZN […]

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Live Q&A: No Commission Required On Bosasa Corruption, Says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said he would not set up another commission of inquiry to investigate corruption allegations against Bosasa. The company, now known as African Global Operations, has been at the centre of explosive allegations involving corruption in government entities. The same company also donated R500,000 to Ramaphosa’s presidential campaign. “There is absolutely no reason to […]

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Ramaphosa Denies Any Wrongdoing, Criminality In CR17 Campaign

President Cyril Ramaphosa said his African National Congress (ANC) presidential campaign was above board and involved no criminality or abuse of public resources. Ramaphosa was responding to a challenge from Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema to give details of people in his office and in Cabinet who helped raise money – as well as the […]

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Microplastics In Drinking Water Present Low Health Risk: WHO

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. Studies over the past year on plastic particles detected in tap and bottled water have sparked public concerns but the limited data appears reassuring, […]

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Dwayne Johnson Highest Paid Actor According To Forbes

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the highest-paid actor of 2019, according to Forbes magazine’s annual list. The 47-year-old actor and former professional wrestler has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the highest-paid actors in the world, after having made a whopping $89.4 million between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019. Dwayne – who recently tied the knot with Lauren […]

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GSK Long-Acting HIV Injection Succeeds In Study

GlaxoSmithKline’s prospective two-monthly two-drug injection to treat HIV was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression at 48 weeks in a late-stage study, the British drugmaker said on Thursday. The long-acting needle-based combination of its drug cabotegravir and Janssen’s treatment rilpivirine met its main goal in the study, […]

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Lion Cub Rescued From House In Athlone

Police are used to making busts of various kinds and a group of Cape Town detectives can add a lion to their list of seizures. Following up on a tip-off, officers discovered a lion cub at a home in Athlone on Wednesday. The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana said three people were taken in for questioning. “Various […]

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Travel Like A Celebrity, Without The Price Tag

Five star treatment, the best hotels, exclusive experiences and dinner prepared for you by celebrity chefs. Who doesn’t want to travel like a superstar? The A-listers and Jet-Set certainly do have it all.  “If you’d like to add a touch of glitz and glam to your travels Trafalgar will give you four ways to live […]

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