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07 February 2018 2:11 PM SAHRC receives complaint about cancelled screenings of Inxeba movie

Johannesburg - The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has received a complaint about the cancelled screenings of the controversial and award-winning film Inxeba: The Wound, it said on Wednesday. The film ruffled feathers in some parts of the country, resulting in a suspension of screenings at two cinemas in the Eastern Cape. Objectors to the film say that the content 28

31 October 2017 10:02 AM D-Day looms for SA’s Rugby World Cup 2023 bid

The official announcement of whether‚ France‚ Ireland or South Africa will host Rugby World Cup 2023 will only be made on November 15 when the World Rugby Council members vote to decide the host country. But it would be highly irregular if the votes went contrary to the recommendation of the RWC 2023 Bid Evaluation Report‚ which will be announced on Tuesday 31

24 October 2017 8:22 PM Zuma's integrity under spotlight at state capture review application

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma's integrity as a leader took centre stage during the court hearing of his application to review the remedial action contained in former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's State of Capture report on Tuesday. Judge President Dunstan Mlambo asked Zuma's lawyer, legal heavyweight Advocate Ishmael Semenya, why Zuma had not acted 20

19 October 2017 5:52 AM Rotary Family Health Days campaign comes to Ivory Park

The National Department of Health, the Rotary Club of Kyalami and other partners brought the Rotary Family Health Days campaign to Ivory Park at the Kanana Community Hall. The campaign involves hundreds of volunteers in more than 120 Rotary sites in nine provinces. Rotary Club of Kyalami president, Peter Schaefer said the Rotary Club of Kyalami, with the help of the National 41

18 October 2017 2:11 PM ANCYL 'utterly disturbed' by criticisms of Cabinet reshuffle

Cape Town – In the aftermath of the latest Cabinet reshuffle by "His Excellency President Jacob Zuma", the ANC Youth League has lashed out at ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and welcomed the removal of SACP secretary general Blade Nzimande. Mantashe is believed to back Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to take over from Zuma. "The African National 34

04 October 2017 8:42 PM Injured Lang Lang lent a hand at Carnegie opening

NEW YORK - Pianist Lang Lang, nursing an injured arm, has found an innovative solution to avoid missing Carnegie Hall's annual gala Wednesday -- a young protege will literally lend a hand. The Chinese-born pianist, one of the world's most recognizable classical musicians, is opening the prestigious New York concert hall's season by playing George Gershwin's 114

02 October 2017 4:49 AM Free State welcomes 'Dr Ace' after premier awarded an honorary doctorate

Cape Town – Free State Premier Ace Magashule on Sunday said he was extremely humbled after being awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy by a university in Turkey last week. “This honorary doctorate is not for me as an individual. It is rather an acknowledgement of the good work done by all of us in government and in the African National Congress 2

01 October 2017 8:02 PM What we know about Catalan independence vote

Barcelona - Spanish riot police stormed voting stations on Sunday as they moved to stop Catalonia's independence referendum after it was banned by the central government in Madrid. At least 92 people were confirmed injured as hundreds tried to prevent the polling stations from being closed, Catalan officials said. A total of 465 people were treated at hospitals 10

01 October 2017 1:32 PM WATCH: Spanish police crack down, many Catalan voters hurt

Barcelona - Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday as thousands flooded the streets to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid. "Spanish democracy faces its greatest challenge," headlined top-selling El Pais daily just hours before police moved in en masse to seal off polling 24

30 September 2017 4:38 PM Anxiety running high across Spain as Catalan vote looms

Frustration and anxiety mounted across Spain on Saturday in the face of Catalonia’s determination to defy Madrid and hold a banned independence referendum for the wealthy northeastern region. In the run-up to Sunday’s vote, which the courts have ruled unconstitutional, more red and yellow Spanish flags have appeared on balconies in Madrid, Seville and other 19