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Embattled Hlongwa, Mahlangu re-elected to Gauteng ANC executive committee

JOHANNESBURG, July 23 – Embattled Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu have been elected again as members of the African National Congress (ANC) provincial executive committee, despite dark clouds hanging over their heads over alleged corruption and mismanagement in the provincial government. Newly appointed ANC Gauteng deputy chairman, Panyaza Lesufi, on Monday said the conference, held […]

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Wits students win U$10,000 tech award

JOHANNESBURG, July 23  – Three students from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) – shortlisted for their tech innovation to provide information to first-time air travellers in Africa – have won US$10,000. The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in partnership with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has awarded a $10,000 prize to Wits […]

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Police recover stolen loot in a church, arrest three

JOHANNESBURG, July 23  – Three suspects, including a 42-year-old salon owner, will appear before Welkom Magistrate Court on Monday for possession of suspected stolen items which were recovered from a church, Free State police said. Captain Stephen Thakeng said police detectives were told that thieves had broken into a house in Phomolong Village, Welkom. Investigations implicated […]

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Christians no longer welcome in Israel says delegation visiting South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, July 23  – Christians are no longer welcome in the Holy Land. This was the message from a visiting Palestinian Christian delegation currently in South Africa. In an interview with the Afro-Palestine Newswire Service on Sunday, Father Jamal Khader and Dr Rifat Kasis documented the discrimination facing Christians, and how they are being denied the right […]