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S.African provincial education department refutes suggestions teachers will lose jobs

JOHANNESBURG, December 11 – The education department in South Africa’s Gauteng province on Monday refuted what it said were insinuations by some school principals that teachers would lose jobs in 2018.   The department rejected a newspaper report over the weekend which quoted some school heads as saying teachers would be retrenched at institutions which […]

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Niemand’s exploits with bat and ball helps SA U19s clinch Youth Tri-Series final

JOHANNESBURG, December 11– Jason Niemand took 3/52 and hit an unbeaten 60 off 53 balls to help the Coca-Cola South Africa Under-19s secure a three-wicket win over England in the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Youth One-Day International Triangular Series final at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Sunday. The visitors were restricted to 259 with five balls […]

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Metrofile to buy Kenyan records management company

JOHANNESBURG, December 11–  South Africa’s information management firm Metrofile said on Monday it had concluded a deal to acquire the entire issued share capital of Kenya’s G4S Secure Data Solutions, the largest records company in East Africa, for approximately R281.4 million.   “The transaction is a strategic move which will increase Metrofile’s footprint in Africa […]

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Chiefs coach Komphela dedicates victory over Plat Stars to their supporters

JOHANNESBURG, December 11– Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela dedicated his team’s victory over Platinum Stars to their supporters after a 1-0 victory on Saturday night.     “We will record this as Christmas came early for our loyal supporters,” said Komphela after Siphiwe Tshabalala’s header in the 71st minute gave them victory.     “We […]

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South Africa’s power firm Eskom treats pensioners to early Christmas present

UTRECHT December 11– Christmas came early for 100 pensioners in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province on Friday when state power utility Eskom treated them to lunch and food hampers as part of its corporate social investment programme. The event coincided with Eskom’s participation in a 16 day national campaign to fight violence against women and children. “I […]