Possible Olympic ban for Russia

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Russia could be banned from the 2020 Olympic Games as well as the 2020 European Championship in football because of doping concerns, according to The

Cape Town voted top tourist city

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The City of Cape Town says it intends making ‘tourism a game-changer’. Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world to visit

Namibia to the polls today

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Namibia votes in its sixth election today since winning independence from South Africa in 1990. Elections will be held both for Parliament and to elect

UCT’s rejection of Israel boycott welcomed

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The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has welcomed the University of Cape Town Senate’s vote against a boycott of Israeli academic institutions, saying this

Soapies to be scrubbed?

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Popular soap operas Generations: The Legacy and Isidingo seem set to be taken off air, amid financial problems at the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Generations:

Hong Kong vote backs democracy

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In what has been described as a ‘landslide’ victory, pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong scored major victories in elections for the city’s district councils. Hong

Wealth tax needed ‘to catch well-heeled’

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University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has urged South Africans to revive discussion about introducing a wealth tax, according to Business Times. Phakeng

Most of SA’s problems caused by apartheid, colonialism – Mogoeng

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But Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said in his 17th Mandela Annual Lecture on Saturday that South Africans could not blame all of the country’s problems

Snake in the class

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Students at a school in Kerala in southern India protested last week over the death of a 10-year-old pupil who was bitten by a venomous

Govt says public wage bill, and debt, must be cut

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The National Treasury was responding to ratings agency S&P Global’s revising its outlook for South Africa’s economy from stable to negative. The Treasury said in