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Cape Town to be hit by severe storms

CAPE TOWN, June 13 – The South African Weather Service has issued a storm warning, with Cape Town authorities bracing for heavy downpours and the “potential fallout”.     The City of Cape Town said on Wednesday that the storm is set to make landfall on Thursday and continue into Friday, but that departments are on […]

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Cash-in-transit industry members take their demands to Western Cape provincial parliament

CAPE TOWN, June 12 – Over 200 members of the Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU) of the cash-in-transit (CIT) industry delivered their memorandum to the Western Cape provincial legislature on Tuesday. The MTWU along with the Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) said they demand “effective and vital police intelligence on behalf of their […]

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Ronaldo and pop star Robbie Williams on stage to kick off World Cup opening ceremony

MOSCOW, Russia, June 11 – British pop star Robbie Williams might seem like the unlikeliest person to kick off the World Cup but, along with Russian soprano Aida Garifullina, the two artists will perform at the opening ceremony before the tournament gets underway on Thursday. Moments before Russia and Saudi Arabia get the 2018 Fifa […]

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ANC welcomes SA re-election to UNSC

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 – The African National Congress has welcomed the third election of South Africa as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). “This is a victory for peace and an opportunity to address the root causes of conflict. This further ensures that inequality and underdevelopment are addressed as well as […]

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KZN court stops ANC provincial conference

PIETERMARITZBURG, June 9 – The much awaited  KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) elective conference has been halted following the successful application by aggrieved party members in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday evening. Judge Jacqui Henriques ruled that the matters brought by the applicants from three regions  in KZN needed to be attended to so that the […]