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SOCCER-PSL-SUNDOWNS-PIRATES: Chaos at Loftus as Pirates fan storm the field

PRETORIA, February 11 (ANA) – There are chaotic scenes at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Tshwane after Orlando Pirates supporters took to the field with their side 6-0 down against Mamelodi Sundowns. After Percy Tau scored Sundowns’ sixth with 10 minutes to play, disgruntled Bucs fans stormed the field. With security over-run, the players had […]

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Evicted WSU students, unable to pay registration fees, spend second night in town hall

PORT ELIZABETH, February 11 (ANA) – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has refuted reports that police officers were involved in the eviction of students from Walter Sisulu University’s Mthatha campus in the Eastern Cape. Earlier this week, the university’s student representative council (SRC) president Sinelizwi Mantangayi reportedly said they were evicted from the campus […]

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Zuma congratulates new Somalia President

JOHANNESBURG, February 10 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma on Friday congratulated the newly-elected President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. “President Zuma expressed his commitment to continue working closely with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to enhance the bilateral relations between South Africa and Somalia,” the international relations and cooperation department said in […]

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2017 the year of action for mining industry, says SA Minerals Minister Zwane

CAPE TOWN, February 6 (ANA) – South African minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, assured investors and stakeholders on Monday that the government would act on finalising outstanding mining legislation and deal with uncertainty in the mining industry. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of the “Investing in African Mining Indaba” in Cape Town, […]