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Evicted WSU students, unable to pay registration fees, spend second night in town hall

PORT ELIZABETH, February 11 (ANA) – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has refuted reports that police officers were involved in the eviction of students from Walter Sisulu University’s Mthatha campus in the Eastern Cape. Earlier this week, the university’s student representative council (SRC) president Sinelizwi Mantangayi reportedly said they were evicted from the campus […]

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Zuma congratulates new Somalia President

JOHANNESBURG, February 10 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma on Friday congratulated the newly-elected President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. “President Zuma expressed his commitment to continue working closely with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to enhance the bilateral relations between South Africa and Somalia,” the international relations and cooperation department said in […]

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2017 the year of action for mining industry, says SA Minerals Minister Zwane

CAPE TOWN, February 6 (ANA) – South African minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, assured investors and stakeholders on Monday that the government would act on finalising outstanding mining legislation and deal with uncertainty in the mining industry. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of the “Investing in African Mining Indaba” in Cape Town, […]

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Investigate North West municipalities – Cosatu

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in North West on Wednesday called on the provincial government to investigate the municipalities who have failed to pay their Eskom electricity bills. Eskom interrupted its bulk electricity supply to the North West municipalities of Naledi, Lekwa-Teemane and Kgetlengrivier, affecting the towns of Vryburg, Stella, […]

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Dikwena bolster their forces

RUSTENBURG, January 18 (ANA) – Platinum Stars have bolstered their squad with three experienced players, according to the club’s website. Dikwena confirmed on Wednesday they had signed midfielders Abia Nale and Gerald Phiri, as well as defender Willem Mwedihanga. The North West based team’s general manager, Senzo Mazingiza confirmed the deals. “There have been talks […]