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Gauteng education dept disappointed at protest by Klipspruit West community

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) said on Thursday it was disappointed by the continued protest action against the appointment of a black principal at the Klipspruit West High School in Johannesburg. During an interview on ENCA,GDE spokesperson, Steve Mabona, said on their visit to the Klipspruit West community, the department […]

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Chamber of Mines shocked by Zwane’s alleged moratorium on mining right applications

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – The Chamber of Mines said on Thursday that the Department of Mineral Resources has instructed all its offices to halt the processing of new mining right or prospecting right applications despite a pending court case and a public consultation process. “It has come to the attention of the Chamber of Mines that […]

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Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela dies after he was shot by hijackers

Sello Theletsane CAPE TOWN, August 3  – Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela has died after he was shot in an attempted hijacking outside Johannesburg, police and e.tv confirmed on Thursday. “He passed away in a hijacking on Wednesday,” the private broadcaster said. “E.tv sends their condolences to Dumi’s family, friends and Rhythm City colleagues.” Police […]

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Damaged overhead wires delay Johannesburg trains – Metrorail

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – Metrorail said on Thursday that commuter train services operating in Johannesburg were experiencing delays of up one hour in the morning following infrastructural challenges. The commuter train operator said Train 0841 had damaged overhead wires at Jeppe Station, which resulted in fibre break affecting Jeppe, Johannesburg, Braamfontein, Langlaagte, and Croesus control […]