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12 May 2018 7:00 AM State looks at ways to ease municipalities' R138bn debt burden

Cape Town – Municipalities are owed more than R138bn by government departments, businesses and households, Parliament heard this week during deliberations of Local Government Week. The programme was held over three days and recommendations were made to address the challenge of municipal debt which is posing a threat to the viability of municipalities 20

08 May 2018 3:37 PM Centenary celebration programmes for Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu announced

The government is hoping to use centenary celebrations for former president Nelson Mandela and struggle activist Albertina Sisulu to bring South Africans closer together. "Ladies and gentlemen, our appeal today is simple - let us use the Mandela and Ma Sisulu centenary to recommit ourselves to their values and principles," Minister of Energy and chairperson 23

27 April 2018 10:33 AM Kim, Moon commit to complete Korean peninsula denuclearisation

The leader of nuclear-armed North Korea Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in said they were committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after a historic summit on Friday. "South and North Korea confirmed the common goal of realising, through complete denuclearisation, a nuclear-free Korean peninsula," they said in a joint statement 46

25 April 2018 5:56 PM Highway remains closed in Grabouw as more arrests made in protests

The N2 through Grabouw remained closed on Wednesday afternoon as a result of a protest linked to the national shutdown over the minimum wage. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said the N2 had been closed between Botrivier and Gordon's Bay since early morning, after protesters burned tyres on the roads and threw stones at motorists. The R321 at Elgin 1390

25 April 2018 10:40 AM 6 arrested as protesters cause chaos in Cape Town, Overberg

Several roads in Cape Town and the Overberg have been closed after protesters blockaded them with burning tyres and threw stones and bricks at cars on Wednesday morning, officials said. In Pelican Park six people were arrested for public violence, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut. This was after about 200 protesters 1621

20 April 2018 5:13 PM Le Clos launches academy in Cape Town

Cape Town - Four-time Olympic medallist Chad le Clos has launched his new swimming academy in Cape Town on Friday. Taking a rounded approach to development, the new Chad le Clos Academy aims to transform the way swimming is taught in South Africa, from beginner through to elite level. The structured and world-class CLeC Academy programme will ensure 32

19 April 2018 9:00 AM Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition say the case is about an "educational benefit" for any public school student. Allan Monga of Deering High School won the Maine "Poetry Out Loud" contest. He applied for asylum in the US, but hasn't been granted legal 31

20 March 2018 6:15 PM SA would need to deteriorate 'markedly' for white farmers to get refugee status – Australian senator

Johannesburg – An Australian senator who came out in support of Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton's comments on visas for white South African farmers has said his aim was to ensure the government was "generous in its consideration" of visas for South Africans. Liberal Democratic Party senator David Leyonhjelm wrote to Dutton last week that he should 26

15 March 2018 9:15 AM SASCOC's Sam defends R6 000 per day allowance

Johannesburg - South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) president Gideon Sam has defended himself against allegations he is given a R6 000 daily allowance when traveling. Sam took the stand on the final day of the month-long Zulman Inquiry, which has sought to investigate possible maladministration at the organisation, on Wednesday 21

08 March 2018 2:28 PM DJ Rico, Gemini Major and more added to One Source Live line-up

Johannesburg - Some of the freshest rappers and vocalists working in Africa today have been added to the already big-name line-up for the explosive One Source Live. Newly announced names appearing at this not-to-be-missed smorgasbord of music and art include J Molley, Thando Nje, Una Ramz, Marley Bloo, Muzi and incredible mix-masters, DJ Rico, Gemini 34