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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:29:00 GMT
We Have Made the Economy an Apex Priority - Zuma
[News24Wire] South Africa's economy is government's main priority due to the current global economic climate, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:29:24 GMT
Newborn Found Alive in Pit Toilet
[News24Wire] A newborn baby was discovered alive inside a pit toilet in Shaka's Head, near Ballito, on Saturday afternoon with his placenta and umbilical cord still attached to him, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:20:17 GMT
Ramaphosa's Protector Discharged From Hospital After Crash
[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's bodyguard has been discharged from hospital after a brief admission following an accident in Table View, Cape Town, Ramaphosa's spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said on Saturday.

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:12:38 GMT
We Share Your Pain, Zuma Tells Families of Trapped Mine Workers
[News24Wire] The families of the three workers trapped inside Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton, are in pain, but the country is with them, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:47:21 GMT
Tragedy As Lily Mine Experiences Another Collapse
[News24Wire] There were reports on Saturday of another collapse at the Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton where three mine workers have been trapped underground for more than week.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:32:02 GMT
Lily Mine Rescue Efforts Suspended After Another Collapse
[News24Wire] Efforts to rescue three workers trapped inside Lily Mine, in Louisville outside Barberton, have been suspended following a second collapse at the site on Saturday morning, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza said.

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:28:13 GMT
Three KZN Churchgoers Killed After Lightning Strike
[News24Wire] Three churchgoers were killed on Saturday and 38 others were injured when a bolt of lightning struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal's emergency medical services said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:00:37 GMT
Ramaphosa's Bodyguard Injured in Cape Town Crash
[News24Wire] A member of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's protection unit was injured in a crash at a Cape Town intersection, police said on Saturday.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:44:15 GMT
Man Arrested for Raping Boy, 8
[News24Wire] A man has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old boy in the toilet of a school in Temba, Gauteng, police said on Saturday.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:39:04 GMT
Come Forward With Masiphumelele Fire Info – City
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has asked anyone with information regarding the most recent fire at the Masiphumelele informal settlement near Fish Hoek to come forward.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:30:49 GMT
Missing Joburg Teenager Found
[News24Wire] Sixteen-year-old Lizel Molefe, who went missing after she was seen being pushed into an unknown car while waiting for her school transport, has been found.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:01:30 GMT
Women Injured After Jumping From Burning Car
[News24Wire] A woman is in a critical condition after she jumped out of a moving vehicle which started burning on the N12 near the mining town of Fochville on Friday, paramedics said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:00:54 GMT
Morris - One of My Best Moments
[News24Wire] Proteas all-rounder Chris Morris believes that his match-winning performance in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Friday was one of the most memorable moments of his cricket career...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:58:55 GMT
Newlands - Proteas Must Fix Faults
[News24Wire] The likelihood of South Africa earning a remarkable, come-from-behind one-day international series triumph over England in the appetising decider at Newlands on Sunday may well depend on how humbly they acknowledge their good fortune at ...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:45:20 GMT
Person Killed, Six Injured in North West Crash
[News24Wire] A person was killed and six others injured when a taxi rolled on the N12 about 20km outside Potchestroom in the early hours of the Saturday morning, paramedics said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:35:12 GMT
Education an Important Tool for Empowerment
[] Cape Town -President Jacob Zuma says education is an important tool to empower people and this is the reason he decided to establish an education trust to increase access to educational opportunities for disadvantaged children, partic...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:06:02 GMT
Afro Cups - Ajax of Cape Town Already in Dundo
[ANGOP] Dundo -Ajax of Cape Town (South Africa) are since Friday in Dundo, where they are facing this Saturday the local Sagrada Esperança, for the first leg match in the preliminaries of the Confederation Cup.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:15:48 GMT
Minister Faith Muthambi Celebrates World Radio Day
[SA Govt] As broadcasters around the globe gear up to celebrate World Radio Day on 13 February 2016, Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi says the medium remains one of the most loved, cherished and ubiquitous symbols of communication and hum...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:15:27 GMT
Public Works On Adopted Expropriation Bill
[SA Govt] The Expropriation Bill that was introduced in 2015 and sent back to the Department of Public Works for corrections, has finally been adopted by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Works on 2 February 2016 in Cape Town.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:10:32 GMT
MEC Magome Masike Applauses Taung Hospital for Curing 100 TB Patients
[SA Govt] The North West Department of Health MEC, Dr Magome Masike is congratulating Taung District Hospital's MDR-TB unit for reaching 100 cured MDR-TB patients. Taung Hospital's Multi Drug Resistance (MDR) TB Unit was officially opened in March 20...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:55:17 GMT
Al-Bashir Appeal - President Zuma Likely in Breach of His Duty Twice in One Week
[DA] President Jacob Zuma is in court for a second time this week for allegedly acting in breach of his duty as President of South Africa by wilfully refusing to act in accordance with section 83(b) of the Constitution which enjoins him to "uphold, d...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:51:20 GMT
Jiba Review - the Fight for the Supremacy of the Constitution Continues
[DA] Once again President Jacob Zuma's irrational decisions are the subject of judicial review. In this instance the DA is in the midst of a review application requesting the Western Cape High Court to set aside President Zuma's decision not to suspe...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:50:36 GMT
Msukaligwa Municipality Disclaimer Disgrace
[IFP] The disgraceful deterioration of the Msukaligwa Municipality yet again is evident in the disclaimer opinion by the Auditor General for the past financial year and is an indictment on the ANC.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:26:29 GMT
Search for Missing Miners a Never-Ending Mission – Union
[News24Wire] The search is still continuing for the three mine workers who have been trapped underground at Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton, since Friday last week.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:00:02 GMT
Virginity Testing 'Sacred' but Not a Science
[Africa Check] An academic bursary awarded to young women who can prove that they are virgins has sparked debate in South Africa. What is virginity and is it possible to test for that? Africa Check sought medical advice.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:41:11 GMT
Magic As Cape Town Baby Hears for the First Time
[News24Wire] One of the youngest babies in the world to get a cochlear implant hears for the first time. Health24's Adiel Ismail witnessed Neave Barrett's discovery of the world of sound.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:02 GMT
Poor Rural Schools Reveal Rewards of Getting 'Basics' Right
[The Conversation Africa] There are a number of fundamentals that ought to be in place for children to learn. These include caring school environments, well trained teachers and engaged communities.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:13:46 GMT
Eagles and Agriculture - Not a Zero Sum Game
[The Conversation Africa] Conservationists worry about the impact of agricultural development on Africa's biodiversity. But a recent study shows it isn't necessarily all doom and gloom. Some species, like eagles, can coexist successfully with agricul...

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:00:02 GMT
Why Free Education Is a Folly in an Unequal Society
[The Conversation Africa] The idea of free higher public education, or what student activists have termed "#FeesMustFall", is appealing. It is also, however, inherently regressive in societies and countries where massive social and economic inequitie...

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:02:02 GMT
Bashir Not Immune From Arrest, Appeal Court Hears
[News24Wire] Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was not immune from arrest when he was in South Africa last year, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein heard on Friday.