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Banyana coach Ellis selects 34-player squad for training camp to prepare for COSAFA Cup tournament

JOHANNESBURG, July 25  – Interim Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has selected a squad of 34 player for a five-day selection training camp. The squad is preparing for the COSAFA Cup tournament that will take place in September this year. The players assembled for camp last Sunday and will conclude on Friday. The squad held […]

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Court to sentence former police constable and two others for triple murders

JOHANNESBURG, July 25  – A former police constable and two other accused who have been convicted of three murders will be sentenced by the North Gauteng High Court sitting in Potchefstroom on Tuesday. Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson Moses Dlamini said the trio were also convicted of attempted murder, assault with the intention to cause grievous bodily […]

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Book detailing Mandela’s last days pulled off shelves

JOHANNESBURG, July 24  – The sale of a book detailing Nelson Mandela’s last days has been halted and copies taken off book store shelves, publishers Penguin Random House said on Monday. The publishers said they withdrew the book, titled ‘Mandela’s Last Years’, out of respect for the statesman’s family. ”Penguin Random House South Africa (PRHSA) accepted Mandela’s […]

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Mamoepa knew how to bring clear, simple message to public – Makhura

PRETORIA, July 24 – Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Monday described the late anti-apartheid activist Ronnie Mamoepa, who served as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesman, as a distinguished civil servant and a model commumicator. “He is particularly remembered for his contribution to communicating a very clear and simple message that resonates with ordinary citizens, about the work […]

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Political parties upbeat ahead of by-election in Pietermaritzburg ward

PIETERMARITZBURG, July 24  – Political parties have moved to full swing in garnering votes for the upcoming by-election in ward 32 in Msunduzi Municipality (Pietermaritzburg) scheduled for August 2. On Sunday, political parties descended at Jika Joe informal settlement, urging locals to vote for them. The informal settlement has a high concentration of voters and is seen […]