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Sign language to become official in SA

JOHANNESBURG, July 27 – Sign language could soon become South Africa’s 12th official language as recommended by Parliament’s constitutional review committee, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) said on Thursday. ”The committee is recommending that section 6 (1) and (5) (a) be amended to include South African Sign Language  (SASL) as an official language. The committee […]

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Media 24 CEO acknowledges Naspers’ complicity in apartheid

Solly Makganoto Media 24 CEO Esmare Weideman told a gathering celebrating the 100-year anniversary of Naspers and Die Burger that Naspers was complicit in an “indefensible” apartheid regime, and offered an “official apology”. “We acknowledge complicity in a morally indefensible political regime and the hurtful way in which this played out in our newsrooms and boardrooms,” […]

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Amakhosi fans have spoken, it’s now up to the players to deliver

JOHANNESBURG, July 27 – The voters have decided, Kaizer Chiefs’ starting line-up for Saturday’s Carling Black Label Champion Cup match against Orlando Pirates to be played on Saturday. Missing from the final XI is Siphiwe Tshabalala, as he was withdrawn due to a light injury sustained during pre-season. He will be replaced by Hendrick Ekstein. The supporters have […]

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Metro cops won’t take Tshwane orders without consultation

PRETORIA, July 27 – Hundreds of Tshwane employees, mainly metro police officers, affiliated to the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) took to the streets on Thursday, protesting against the implementation of “unilateral decisions” by the new administration led by Mayor Solly Msimanga. Samwu spokesperson, Mpho Tladinyane, told reporters at the protest that trade unions were not […]