Bishops ‘boy child’ safety concerns raised

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Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities said it noted ‘with concern the recent media reports about alleged instances between an educator

Cabinet approves release of 14 000 ha of state land for housing

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It has not been disclosed where the 167 portions of state-owned land are located. This emerged from a report on ‘progress made by the Inter-Ministerial

First the government, now the land invaders

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Recently we reported on the court victory of farmer David Rakgase to obtain ownership of the farm that he had been struggling to gain ownership

DA engaged in ‘important phase of self-reflection’ – outgoing CEO

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Paul Boughey said in his letter of resignation as chief executive of the Democratic Alliance (DA) that the process of self-reflection was ‘necessary’ for the

Prolonged water interruptions frequent in some provinces

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High numbers of households in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Eastern Cape and North West experienced cumulative interruptions in water supply of more than 15 days over the

Africa calling: continent’s first smartphones launched

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The smartphones have gone into production at plants in Kigali and Durban. Established by Mara, a business group headed by Ashish Thakkar, the factories will

Crowdfunding effort for Bateman

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The suspended 702 journalist has had his salary covered by Good Samaritans. Barry Bateman, who was suspended for a month without pay after calling Economic

Two school murders in a week

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An 18-year-old Pietermaritzburg pupil became the second schoolboy to die of stab wounds this month. The Eastwood Secondary School pupil was stabbed to death on

Pope Francis in heresy scandal

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Claims by an Italian journalist have called into question the theological views of the current head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis. Eugenio Scalfari,

Tax shortfall expected

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South Africa can expect to undershoot the tax collection target set out in 2018 by ‘around R50bn’. This is one of the conclusions of a