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Ajax reportedly agrees to a transfer fee with Mamelodi Sundowns over Rivaldo Coetzee

Sello Theletsane Rivaldo Coetzee has reportedly completed his transfer move to Mamelodi Sundowns following the successful agreement between Ajax Cape Town and the Brazilians respectively.   Coetzee, who’s move to Scottish giants Glasgow Celtic, recently fell through after it was recognized that the highly rated defender had an fundamental problem with his foot of which was decided to be corrected with the help of […]

Business In The News South Africa

SMEs big winners at Eskom business investment competition

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – REBA Chemicals, the Johannesburg-based company, has emerged the overall national winner of the 2017 Business Investment Competition (BIC). Selected by a panel of adjudicators Reba Chemicals’ innovation and business acumen ensured they stood out from 1 202 applications received for this year’s competition. The business, which was created to replace imported […]

In The News South Africa

Cop nabbed for double murder after shooting wife, step-daughter

PRETORIA, August 31  – A police captain, based at Milnerton in Cape Town, is under police guard in hospital after he fatally shot his wife, and his step-daughter, before turning the gun on himself, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said Thursday. “A 48-year-old Milnerton [South African Police Service] SAPS police officer was today [Thursday] arrested […]

Africa In The News

Kenya schools shut after teachers flee terror

NAIROBI – ABOUT 20 schools have been forced to close in Kenya as teachers flee heightened insecurity following conflict in northeast of the country. Thousands of children are now out of school. This is the aftermath of disputed elections whose outcome has been deadly. Non-governmental organisations reported that non-local teachers had been fleeing conflict-torn areas […]

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War results in Sudanese mental illness crisis

KHARTOUM – A RAGING civil war in South Sudan has left a majority of about 2 million civilians displaced suffering mental health problems. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), more than 80 percent of the displaced victims had endured psycho-social suffering since the crisis that has engulfed the country since December 2013. “These […]

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Cameroonians languish in jail over Boko Haram jokes

YAOUNDE – HUMAN rights groups have expressed mixed feelings over the dropping of charges levelled against leaders of the unrest in recent months in the Anglophone region in Cameroon. Protesters have been demonstrating against the marginalization of English-speaking regions at the expense of French-speaking populations. Samira, Amnesty International’s deputy regional director for West and Central […]

In The News South Africa

NFP calls on government to take responsibility of R14 mln student matter

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – The National Freedom Party (NFP) has called on the government to take full responsibility for the situation regarding the R14.1 million that was “accidentally” deposited into the account of a Walter Sisulu University student, and to stop shifting blame. “We, yet again as a country, find ourselves in a panic mode because of […]