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15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 103

14 January 2019 11:33 AM Canada air traffic controllers buy pizza for US colleagues

Canadian air traffic controllers have bought hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts over the past few days in what has become an industry-wide show of support during the US government's partial shutdown. Peter Duffey, the head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association, said on Sunday the initiative began on Thursday when employees at Edmonton's 120

29 December 2018 3:56 PM Pope prays for victims killed by roadside bomb in Egypt

The Vatican says Pope Francis is praying for the victims of a roadside bomb that hit a tourist bus in Egypt. In a condolence telegram sent on Saturday by the Vatican secretary of state to Egypt's president, Francis was said to be "deeply saddened" by the attack near the Giza Pyramids. Three Vietnamese tourists and their Egyptian guide were killed in Friday's 107

20 December 2018 7:47 PM Controversial MK promotions project temporarily interdicted

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Thursday granted trade union Solidarity an interdict, temporarily halting the police's controversial project for non-statutory forces (NSF), aimed at promoting former MK and APLA members. NSF members are police officials from the armed wings of former liberation movements, which have been integrated into the police 104

17 December 2018 1:56 PM Two men burnt to death in KZN

Charges are murder are being investigated by police after two men were burnt to death in the Nkangala area, Adams mission in KwaZulu-Natal. According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, the two unknown men were found burnt on 11 December at around 06:00. However, Africa Solidarity Network's secretary general Daniel Byamungu said the deceased 81

14 December 2018 4:59 PM Sibanye offers cash advance to workers hit by 'no work, no pay'

Sibanye-Stillwater [JSE:SGL] will be extending a special cash advance of up to 50% of basic pay to employees in its bargaining unit that require it, the company said in a statement. The company said it was offering this to mitigate the negative financial impact of the strike on its employees ahead of the Christmas holidays and the beginning of the school 88

07 December 2018 7:26 AM Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine

The Pentagon says a US Air Force plane flew a special observation flight over Ukraine in a show of solidarity after Ukraine's naval confrontation with Russia. In a statement, the Pentagon called it an "extraordinary" flight on Thursday under the Open Skies Treaty, which is an international accord that gives each member country the right to conduct, and the obligation 173

03 December 2018 4:41 AM Aiken concerned over SA Open sponsor struggles

Anahita - Thomas Aiken revealed his deep concern for the South African Open ahead of this week's prestigious tournament at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. The Sunshine Tour announced in October that the South African Open will merge with the Joburg Open this year. This comes after BMW pulled out as the main title sponsor of the SA Open, which saw the Joburg 59

26 November 2018 1:07 PM India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

As Mumbai marked the 10th anniversary of attacks that killed 166 in India's financial capital on Monday, the United States made a new reward offer for information on the 2008 siege. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that those who planned the attack had not been convicted. He called on Pakistan to implement sanctions against those 87

26 October 2018 2:34 PM Maimane pushed to talk about De Lille, 5 DA members who resigned: 'They must be investigated'

DA leader Mmusi Maimane gave the media a torrid time in Polokwane, Limpopo, on Friday after refusing to answer questions relating to developing events in the City of Cape Town. Maimane was in Limpopo on Friday to launch his party's Team One SA campaign and to hand over a memorandum of demands to the Limpopo Economic Development Agency over the Makhado-Musina 71