01 September 2020, Tuesday News

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Business Maverick: World Added More Solar, Wind Than Anything Else Last Year

Business Maverick: World Added More Solar, Wind Than Anything Else Last Year

2020-09-01 10:45:00 PM

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Newsdeck: Messi unlikely to change mind on Barca exit, says presidential candidate

Newsdeck: Messi unlikely to change mind on Barca exit, says presidential candidate

2020-09-01 11:15:00 PM

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Newsdeck: Facebook says Russian influence campaign targeted left-wing voters in US, UK

Newsdeck: Facebook says Russian influence campaign targeted left-wing voters in US, UK

2020-09-01 11:27:00 PM

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Bottoms up! DJ Sbu launches MoFaya soft drinks range

Bottoms up! DJSbu launches mofaya_official soft drinks range

2020-09-01 09:43:00 PM

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Zimbabwe to reopen schools from 14 September for students taking final exams

2020-09-01 09:59:00 PM

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Pakistan blocks Tinder, other dating apps over 'immoral' content

Pakistan blocks Tinder, other dating apps over 'immoral' content

2020-09-01 09:59:00 PM

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Facebook nabs Russia-linked campaign to fuel US chaos

Facebook nabs Russia-linked campaign to fuel US chaos

2020-09-01 09:59:00 PM

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Defying local officials, Trump arrives in Kenosha amid protests, racial unrest

2020-09-01 09:59:00 PM

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Ace pulls diplomatic strings for Steinhoff-linked pal

If the ANC general secretary has his way, Ithala chair Roshan Morar could soon be an ambassador

2020-09-01 11:38:00 PM

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Nearly 35,000 kids exempted from school over Covid-19 fears

A total of 34,565 pupils in seven provinces have been exempted from attending school because of the fear and anxiety of contracting Covid-19 - including a whopping 28,861 from the Western Cape.

2020-09-01 11:38:00 PM

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Rolls-Royce says demand for luxury cars is recovering

The chief executive of Rolls-Royce said demand for his company's luxury cars is rebounding, helped by sales in Asia, and he is optimistic about the outlook for next year.

2020-09-01 11:51:00 PM

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WANDILE SIHLOBO: Poor weather has caused less damage to grain crops than feared

International council forecasts record global harvest for 2020/2021

2020-09-01 11:56:00 PM

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New vehicle sales set off on a long and slow road to recovery

New-vehicle sales record another slow recovery in August

2020-09-01 11:59:00 PM

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Cristiano Ronaldo spreads the love with Master KG’s Jerusalema during family event

Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday night took to Instagram to spread the message of love, and he used Master KG’s global hit, Jerusalema, much to the joy of Mzansi Twitter.

2020-09-01 11:57:00 PM

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Macron tells Lebanese leaders to implement changes or face sanctions

Macron tells Lebanese leaders to implement changes or face sanctions

2020-09-01 11:39:00 PM

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Zimbabwe’s market regulator allows second bourse to open

Zimbabwe’s market regulator allows second bourse to open

2020-09-01 11:51:00 PM

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Covid-19 in SA: 114 more deaths, 1 218 new infections and recovery rate hits 87%

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 114 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 218 new infections, while he said the recovery rate was now 87%.

2020-09-01 11:37:00 PM

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ENOCH GODONGWANA: Membership of ANC NEC does not preclude development bank role

ENOCH GODONGWANA: Membership of ANC NEC does not preclude development bank role

2020-09-01 11:27:00 PM

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Minnie Dlamini brings the heat in sexy swimsuit snaps | Channel

Minnie Dlamini brings the heat in sexy swimsuit snaps

2020-09-01 11:10:00 PM

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Rogue cop lucky not to get longer sentence for armed robbery: court

A policeman who was on duty when he robbed a man in 2014 is lucky to have only been given a 12-year sentence for armed robbery.

2020-09-01 11:25:00 PM

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‘Carbon debt’ to make companies account for past climate damage

‘Carbon debt’ to make companies account for past climate damage

2020-09-01 11:15:00 PM

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The Portfolio: Levy Pooe

Artist Levy Pooe conceptualises his work as ‘a social diary of being black in the city’

2020-09-01 10:31:00 PM

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Public sector must groom young women leaders

The world is moving in a direction where the preferred leadership traits are those associated with women

2020-09-01 11:12:00 PM

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R7.7bn allocated for school nutrition programme is being monitored closely, Parly told

The Basic Education Department has said it was monitoring closely the expenditure on the allocated R7.7bn for the school nutrition programmes.

2020-09-01 11:06:00 PM

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Thiem through to US Open second round after Munar retires

Up next at the US Open for Dominic Thiem will be India's Sumit Nagal.

2020-09-01 11:06:00 PM

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How Lebohang Mokoena regained his wings at Swallows

How Lebohang Mokoena regained his wings at Swallows

2020-09-01 11:03:00 PM

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Nearly 35,000 kids exempted from school over Covid-19 fears

Director-general of basic education Mathanzima Mweli released the figures to parliament on Tuesday.

2020-09-01 11:00:00 PM

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SA records 1,218 new Covid-19 cases as nearly 550,000 recoveries confirmed

South Africa has recorded 1,218 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the national total to 628,259 infections.

2020-09-01 10:58:00 PM

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Keke Palmer reveals she had 20 Covid-19 tests to host MTV VMAs

The 'Snack' hitmaker has revealed the gruelling health checks she had to undergo to host the annual music event on Sunday.

2020-09-01 11:00:00 PM

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Ramaphosa appoints Lusanda Mxenge as acting Presidency DG

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Lusanda Mxenge as acting director-general in the presidency and as secretary of Cabinet with effect from Tuesday

2020-09-01 10:40:00 PM

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Van Deventer takes three-shot lead into final round of IGT event

Van Deventer reached the 36-hole mark in nine-under-par 133, giving him a three-stroke edge on the par-71 layout.

2020-09-01 10:42:00 PM

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Womandla! Women more likely than men to use rewards programmes

Become financial savvy and start saving money with Old Mutual South Africa's Rewards programme sponsored

2020-09-01 10:50:00 PM

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Argentina secures backing from creditors for debt restructuring

Argentina secures backing from creditors for debt restructuring

2020-09-01 10:51:00 PM

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Parliament hears amendments to law in bid to curb gender-based violence

The department of justice has introduced a new amendment to the Sexual Offences Act which criminalises sexual intimidation.

2020-09-01 10:45:00 PM

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STEVEN FRIEDMAN: How the ANC squabble over corruption gives the state more cards to play

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: How the ANC squabble over corruption gives the state more cards to play

2020-09-01 10:25:00 PM

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Treasury says it will meet deadline to appoint accounting authority at Prasa

Treasury says it will meet deadline to appoint accounting authority at Prasa

2020-09-01 10:36:00 PM

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South African Esports Results Wrap: August 31

This past weekend saw another packed weekend of local tournaments offering a mixture of cash and products.

2020-09-01 10:33:00 PM

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Muguruza shakes off rust to reach US Open second round

Spain's Garbine Muguruza looked determined to overcome her U.S. Open jinx on Tuesday with a snappy win over Japan's Nao Hibino.

2020-09-01 10:31:00 PM

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80 000 poor quality masks worth R1m sent back to suppliers in three provinces - DBE DG

The director-general of the Department of Basic Education said 80 000 defective or poor quality masks worth nearly R1m, had been sent back to suppliers in three provinces.

2020-09-01 10:34:00 PM

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Zimbabwe to give back land to some white farmers who have not been compensated

Zimbabwe to give back land to some white farmers who have not been compensated

2020-09-01 10:14:00 PM

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SGB-paid teachers suffered during lockdown as parents failed to pay school fees

School governing body-paid teachers have had a tough time during the Covid-19 lockdown as some schools released them from their employ, while others had their salaries reduced as parents did not pay fees for many months.

2020-09-01 10:18:00 PM

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Set the new cannabis law alight

Full legalisation will eventually become the norm in most countries and those that are first to adopt the policy will see the greatest rewards. South Africa’s proposed Bill, however, is a step backwards

2020-09-01 10:04:00 PM

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'Humble and compassionate' prof wins WWF Living Planet Award

The WWF has announced leading arid zone ecologist Prof Timm Hoffman as the winner of its prestigious Living Planet Award for 2020.

2020-09-01 10:20:00 PM

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Powerful quake strikes off coast of Chile

Powerful quake strikes off coast of Chile

2020-09-01 09:51:00 PM

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Uber moves into package delivery

Uber moves into package delivery

2020-09-01 10:02:00 PM

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Siya Hlongwa - Transgender rights at the forefront

2020-09-01 10:00:00 PM

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Our moral compass is leading us once more

KPMG is re-mediating and is a different firm compared to three years ago, writes Joelene Pierce.

2020-09-01 10:06:00 PM

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Short Term Car Leases - Find Your Next Car | WhyBuyCars

Why buy a car when you can lease? Enjoy great rates, world class support and peace of mind when you lease through WhyBuyCars.

2020-09-01 09:58:00 PM

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WATCH: Premier launches 365 days campaign against Gender-Based Violence in KZN

Premier Sihle Zikalala urged communities to stand together and fight against GBV. He was speaking during a wreath-laying ceremony in Mthwalume on the KZN south coast.

2020-09-01 09:46:00 PM

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Roglic sends warning to rivals with le Tour stage four victory

France's Julian Alaphilippe retained the overall leader's yellow jersey when he took fifth place.

2020-09-01 09:55:00 PM

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African regulators should move boldly to grow global digital economy

African regulators should move boldly to grow global digital economy

2020-09-01 09:49:00 PM

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Cricketer’s Association pleads with Cricket SA officials to get their act together

The South African Cricketer’s Association (Saca) has pleaded with Cricket SA officials to get their act together for the sake of the game as the embattled organisation continues to lurch from one crisis to the next.

2020-09-01 09:53:00 PM

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Watch the ACGL Call of Duty Community Clash this week

The ACGL Call of Duty Community Clash (C3ZA) Premier Bracket matches take place this week.

2020-09-01 09:39:00 PM

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Norway relaunching Atlantic cod farms after earlier failures

Norway relaunching Atlantic cod farms after earlier failures

2020-09-01 09:24:00 PM

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JAPAN TIMES: Pandemic proves too much for Abenomics

JAPAN TIMES: Pandemic proves too much for Abenomics

2020-09-01 09:36:00 PM

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Children pay tribute to 'Black Panther' star with action figure memorials

As the world continues to mourn the death of US actor Chadwick Boseman, more tributes are pouring in for the star — this time from children.

2020-09-01 07:20:00 PM

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WATCH | All of Lady Gaga's outrageous face masks from the MTV VMAs

'I was wearing face shields before it was a thing,' a jovial Lady Gaga tweeted on Monday, as she took home five trophies at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).

2020-09-01 07:35:00 PM

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Body positivity movement 'hijacked by slim people': Thickleeyonce

Tweeps divided as comment sparks fierce debate

2020-09-01 08:04:00 PM

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LOOK: Jessica Nkosi throws lavish 2nd birthday party for her daughter

The “Queen” actress took to Instagram to showcase the cute pyjama-themed party.

2020-09-01 09:22:00 PM

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Inconsistent run forces Chiefs coach Middendorp to put sharper focus on players' mental preparations

Inconsistent performances in the bio-bubble have forced Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp to put sharp focus on the mental preparedness of his players ahead of their last two matches of the season.

2020-09-01 09:00:00 PM

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Five things to know about the new 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback

Audi confirmed on Tuesday that its stylish new Q3 Sportback is now available in SA.

2020-09-01 09:13:00 PM

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IN MEMES | 'Gomora' fans think Gladys is pushing Melusi back to Thati

Fans think Gladys is obsessed with Thati ... almost like Pretty

2020-09-01 09:26:00 PM

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DRDGold pays its best total dividend

DRDGold pays its best total dividend

2020-09-01 09:11:00 PM

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IN PICTURES | Inside Ntando Duma's glamorous 25th birthday dinner

Popular persoanlity Ntando Duma celebrated her birthday during a star studded-affair.

2020-09-01 09:15:00 PM

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The real story of the world’s biggest tanzanite find

In just three weeks, Saniniu Laizer uncovered the three largest tanzanite gemstones in history – earning himself more than $5-million. Who is he and how did he do it?

2020-09-01 08:47:00 PM

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Points are imperative say Kerr and Shivambu of Baroka and Leopards' chances

The Limpopo-sides are in a tug of war in an attempt to avoid relegation from the Premiership.

2020-09-01 09:10:00 PM

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ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Chinese tech firms may be just the first targets in US sights

ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Chinese tech firms may be just the first targets in US sights 🔒

2020-09-01 08:54:00 PM

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Judge president Hlophe’s attorney fails in R20m legal fees challenge

Judge president Hlophe’s attorney fails in R20m legal fees challenge 🔒

2020-09-01 08:56:00 PM

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Female priest accepts church's offer to help in rape allegation case

The Anglican Church’s Safe and Inclusive Church Commission’s offer to assist the female priest who has been vocal about her alleged rape by a fellow member of the cloth has been accepted.

2020-09-01 09:01:00 PM

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Cricketer’s Association pleads with Cricket SA officials to get their act together

Cricketer’s Association pleads with Cricket SA officials to get their act together

2020-09-01 08:51:00 PM

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Messi: Will he go or will he stay? | Citypress

Barcelona’s not playing ball, so this could get very messy.

2020-09-01 09:05:00 PM

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With two games to go, Chiefs focus on the mental side

With two games to go, Chiefs focus on the mental side

2020-09-01 08:40:00 PM

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Daily Maverick founder Branko Brkic on the hard-hitting journalism that sells memberships in South Africa - Digiday

Daily Maverick founder Branko Brkic on the hard-hitting journalism that sells memberships in South Africa - Digiday

2020-09-01 05:52:00 PM

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It will end in tears if you drink irresponsibly – Oscar Mabuyane | Citypress

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has warned that irresponsible consumption of alcohol during alert level 2 of the national lockdown will “end in tears”, as many people are behaving as if the virus is over.

2020-09-01 08:45:00 PM

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Approval of breakthrough cancer medicine will offer 'renewed hope'

The approval of a breakthrough cancer medicine for a wider range of conditions has been hailed as an 'offer of renewed hope' for SA patients battling the dreaded disease.

2020-09-01 08:48:00 PM

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Manufacturing conditions improved in August

Manufacturing conditions improved in August

2020-09-01 08:24:00 PM

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The ANC’s integrity commission must pursue justice, it must not be misused - Mcebo Dlamini

The committee can be used as a tool to purge and fight factional battles. But do these loopholes render the entire committee without use? Mcebo Dlamini writes.

2020-09-01 08:28:00 PM

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Eskom confirms stage 2 load-shedding from 8am on Wednesday

Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday.

2020-09-01 08:27:00 PM

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Eastern Cape health department head resigns, joins premier as special adviser | Citypress

Eastern Cape health department superintendent-general Dr Thobile Mbengashe has resigned to become one of Premier Oscar Mabuyane’s special advisers

2020-09-01 08:35:00 PM

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WATCH | Katy Perry released her animated music video series and we can't stop watching | Channel

WATCH | Katy Perry released her animated music video series and we can't stop watching

2020-09-01 08:04:00 PM

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Eastern Cape health boss Thobile Mbengashe now adviser to premier

Eastern Cape health boss Dr Thobile Mbengashe has been appointed as a special adviser to premier Oscar Mabuyane.

2020-09-01 08:23:00 PM

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Eskom confirms stage 2 load-shedding from 8am on Wednesday

Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday.

2020-09-01 08:35:00 PM

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JSE-listed Stefanutti Stocks hit by cyberattack, engages experts to investigate

Stefanutti Stocks Holdings uncovered a cyberattack on its IT systems in the early hours of Monday, August 31, the company said in a communique to stakeholders on Tuesday.

2020-09-01 08:12:00 PM

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DJ Black Coffee humbled to have been one of Chadwick Boseman's faves

Meanwhile, Chadwick's Black Panther co-star Michael B Jordan paid an emotional tribute to him.

2020-09-01 08:10:00 PM

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Facebook threatens ban on Australians sharing news in battle over media law

Australians would be stopped from posting local and international articles on Facebook and Instagram, the company said, claiming the move was 'not our first choice' but the 'only way to protect against an outcome that defies logic'.

2020-09-01 07:39:00 PM

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Osaka using US Open as platform for activism

The 22-year-old fourth seed has spoken out repeatedly in the wake of the protests that swept the United States following the death of George Floyd during a confrontation with police in May

2020-09-01 08:09:00 PM

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Emmerson ‘Crocodile’ Mnangagwa is worse for Zimbabwe than Mugabe

Emmerson ‘Crocodile’ Mnangagwa is worse for Zimbabwe than Mugabe

2020-09-01 08:04:00 PM

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BASANI MALULEKE: Ending systemic and ingrained gender bias in corporate life needs the support of all

BASANI MALULEKE: Ending systemic and ingrained gender bias in corporate life needs the support of all

2020-09-01 08:08:00 PM

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Third cop arrested in connection with Nateniël Julies' murder

A third police officer was arrested on Tuesday linked to the murder of Nateniël Julies.

2020-09-01 07:55:00 PM

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Phumzile van Damme inspired by Chadwick Boseman's silent fight, reveals her own neurological condition

Van Damme said she is grateful that her condition is not severe and says her family supports her.

2020-09-01 08:00:00 PM

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Children pay tribute to 'Black Panther' star with action figure memorials

As the world continues to mourn the death of US actor Chadwick Boseman, more tributes are pouring in for the star — this time from children.

2020-09-01 07:55:00 PM

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KZN, keep the umbrellas and jackets out for a few more days

KZNWeather: It's raining today. It's raining tomorrow and it's raining the next day too! The Durban Weather Office says it's pretty much grey skies and no sunshine until Friday. | TheMercurySA

2020-09-01 07:52:00 PM

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We expect high standards of our administrators, top Proteas players tell Cricket SA

High standards are expected of us as players; we require the same of our administrators, part of the players statement read.

2020-09-01 07:55:00 PM

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Baffling rand volatility continues as it goes back to top of the pile

Baffling rand volatility continues as it goes back to top of the pile

2020-09-01 07:39:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: JSE has first day of gains in three

MARKET WRAP: Rand pares losses on better-than-expected data

2020-09-01 07:50:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: JSE has first day of gains in three

MARKET WRAP: JSE has first day of gains in three 🔒

2020-09-01 07:53:00 PM

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'These relentless attacks on our organisation must stop': Tito Mboweni's Twitter rant

Finance minister Tito Mboweni is topping the trends list on Twitter‚ not for his cooking skills or shoes‚ but a late-night rant about “attacks on the ANC”.

2020-09-01 07:45:00 PM

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You're probably eating more eggs during lockdown ... here are fresh African ways to cook them | Citypress

You're probably eating more eggs during lockdown ... here are fresh African ways to cook them

2020-09-01 07:40:00 PM

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Taxpayers will have to fork out billions for Covid-19, SOEs tell parliament

State entities, including the SABC, Denel, Airports Company SA (Acsa) and the Post Office, have requested billions of rand in funding from the taxpayer to help them weather the coronavirus storm, says the National Treasury.

2020-09-01 07:42:00 PM

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Third suspect arrested in Nathaniel Julies case

Third suspect arrested in Nathaniel Julies case

2020-09-01 07:29:00 PM

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