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Parliament shortlists 12 for SABC board vacancies

JOHANNESBURG, October 17   – Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications has shortlisted 12 candidates who will be interviewed to fill the four Board vacancies at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). The committee named the candidates as Kevan Jones, Adv Motshedi Lekalakala, Thabo Leshile, Diliza Madikiza, Unathi Magwentshu, Vuyokazi Makhubalo, Adv Methews Mofokeng, Bernedette Muthien, […]

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Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Manyama discharged from hospital after a car accident

JOHANNESBURG, October 17  – Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that midfielder Lebogang Manyama was involved in a car accident on Tuesday afternoon while driving home after training. 《Fourways》 @EMER_G_MED attending to a serious accident on the N1 North after Malibongwe. 4 vehicles involved. Expect heavy traffic delays. @EWNTraffic @GTP_Traffstats @News24 @ilovefourways pic.twitter.com/ZCmm1nVtQD — EMER-G-MED (@EMER_G_MED) October […]

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SA editors forum to launch independent probe over Sunday Times “fake news”

JOHANNESBURG, October 16  – The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) said on Tuesday that it will institute an independent investigation into issues of editorial integrity and roll out a major training campaign on media ethics for journalists following an apology by the Sunday Times over breaches of editorial standards. Over the weekend, Sunday Times editor Bongani Siqoko admitted in […]

Business In The News South Africa

Sibanye inches closer to completing R5 bln acquisition of Lonmin Plc

JOHANNESBURG, October 16  – The Competition Commission on Tuesday recommended that the South African Competition Tribunal approve the proposed R5 billion acquisition of Lonmin Plc by Sibanye-Stillwater, subject to conditions. The Tribunal is the regulatory body which provides final approval for large mergers in South Africa. Last December Sibanye offered R5.17 billion for Lonmin in […]