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Gender based violence in South Africa a concern for WHO

The World Health Organization is concerned about a steady increase in numbers of gender based violence in South Africa. The study released by the WHO show that 65 percent of women in the country have experienced domestic abuse. A group of domestic abuse survivors are fighting the scourge of abuse …

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Professor David Hornsby on relations between SA and Zimbabwe

Thursday, Advocate Gerrie Nel announced that he will be representing 20-year-old Gabriella Engels. Engels was allegedly severely assaulted by Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe with an extension cord at a Sandton hotel on Sunday. Mugabe is now exploring diplomatic immunity in the matter. To talk more on this and what …

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South Africa closer to accessing more affordable mobile data rates

With commissions of inquiry probing the high prices of mobile data. South Africans are a step closer to accessing more affordable rates. The Competition Commission is probing possible collusion between the cellphone giants. It believes there are features in the telecommunications sector that prevent and restrict competition. For more news, …

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Grace Mugabe is still in SA, seeks diplomatic immunity

The Ministry of Police has confirmed that Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is still in South Africa. And that she is seeking diplomatic immunity in her bid to stave off a charge of assaulting a 20-year-old Johannesburg woman on Sunday. Harare has already dispatched a diplomatic note to Pretoria. The …

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Doing business in South Africa: Gasant Orrie

Tonight we’re looking at the so-called investment strike. South African businesses are sitting on a lot of cash and there’s a debate about how serious or significant the number is. Listed companies seem to be stockpiling an estimated R1.4 trillion according to research done by the Centre for Competition, Regulation …

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Nigerian Military to Boost Security Amid Surge in Boko Haram Attacks – Voice of America

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Voice of AmericaNigerian Military to Boost Security Amid Surge in Boko Haram AttacksVoice of AmericaSince April, Boko Haram has carried out more than 100 attacks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. Efforts are underway to secure the city, including the relocation of military chiefs to Maiduguri, and to tighten security at the university ...Photos of special mobile strike force launched by Nigerian army to fight Boko HaramNAIJ.COMSuicide bombers kill 27 people, wound 83 in northeast NigeriaIndependent.ieNigerian Army launches special Mobile Strike Force to

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Pres. Mugabe confirms Mnangagwa is in South Africa for treatment

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has confirmed that vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is currently in Johannesburg to get medical treatment. Mnangagwa was airlifted to South Africa at the weekend after he took ill at a ZANU-PF rally. SABC has confirmed that Mnangagwa is receiving treatment at the Donald Gordon hospital in Parktown. …

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Analysis: Parliament’s vote of no-confidence 6

Today the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa will debate the eighth motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. The EFF, together with the DA, IFP, COPE and other opposition parties are calling on Ministers of Parliament to vote Zuma out in the Motion of No Confidence, while …

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2017 National Women’s Day celebrations

South Africa commemorate the National Women’s Day on 9 August 2017 at Galeshewe, Kimberley in the Northern Cape under the theme: “The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving South Africa Forward”. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Analysis: Parliament’s vote of no-confidence 3

Today the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa will debate the eighth motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. The EFF, together with the DA, IFP, COPE and other opposition parties are calling on Ministers of Parliament to vote Zuma out in the Motion of No Confidence, while …

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Analysis: Parliament’s vote of no-confidence 2

Today the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa will debate the eighth motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. The EFF, together with the DA, IFP, COPE and other opposition parties are calling on Ministers of Parliament to vote Zuma out in the Motion of No Confidence, while …

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