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Blitzboks reach Hamilton Sevens final

CAPE TOWN, February 4 (ANA) – Despite injuries to several first-choice including inspirational captain Philip Snyman, South Africa’s Blitzboks moved down their opposition like true champions to reach the Hamilton Sevens final. Their Sunday assignments started off with a quarterfinal clash against Scotland and it was one-way traffic from start to finish as the Blitzboks […]

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Sibanye adamant it ensured workers’ safety at Beatrix, unions disagree

WELKOM, February 3 – Sibanye-Stillwater remained steadfast on Friday that it upheld its responsibilities by ensuring the safety of all mineworkers that were trapped underground at its Beatrix gold mine in South Africa’s Free State province, despite mounting criticism from workers’ unions about the company’s conduct. Sibanye confirmed that 955 workers were rescued unharmed in […]

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Zuma submits papers to NPD on why he should not be prosecuted – report

JOHANNESBURG, January 31 – South African President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers on Wednesday night, filed papers to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) explaining why he should not face fraud and corruption charges, according to a report. eNCA reported that  National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams was at the NPA’s head office to receive the representations. […]

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Health minister breaks down as he apologises to families of Life Esidimeni patients

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi shed tears on Wednesday, as he apologised to family members of the mentally ill patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni to unlicensed non-governmental organisations. “When I read the [health] ombudsman report about how people were bundled in vans and tied with sheets and how […]