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Question Time: ICASA decision on SABC, 11 July 2016

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has been in the news for quite a while now. On Monday the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ordered the SABC to withdraw its decision not to broadcast visuals of violent protests. The ruling comes in the wake of a number of protests for …

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King Goodwill Zwelithini applauds Modi for his visit

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi says his country and South Africa share strong historical links, deep bonds of culture and flourishing economic engagements. He was speaking at a civic reception in his honour in Durban…which wrapped up his two-day whistle-stop visit to the country. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Question Time: Zimbabwe crisis, 07 July 2016

The economic situation in Zimbabwe has become a challenge not only to its citizens but to the broader SADC region. Tensions have been brewing since last month when civil servants were not paid their salaries. Subsequently Zimbabweans went to the streets in protest against economic hardship and the acute shortage …

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Mzwakhe Mbuli weighs in on SABC pickets

The SACP and a group called Friends of Hlaudi picketed outside the SABC with different calls. Musician Mzwakhe Mbuli also joined on the latest developments at the SABC. We spoke to People’s Poet on today’s picket at the public broadcaster. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Legal expert on Oscar Pistorius 6 years sentence

We cross to the North High court in Pretoria, where Judge Thokozile Masipa just finished handing down her judgment on Pistorius’ murder case. The disgraced athlete has been sentenced to 6 years in jail. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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CWU Media Briefing on its position on the SABC

The Communications Workers Union (CWU) is briefing the media on its position on the SABC and on the public broadcaster COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, MTN, and outstanding labour issues between the CWU and South African Post Office. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Zimbabwe police arrested 30 people during protests

Zimbabwe police have arrested 30 people and impounded 10 kombis following a day of clashes with protestors. Wildcat protests broke out in at least two suburbs on Monday morning. Kombi drivers wanted to voice their discontent over the numerous police roadblocks and claims of police brutality. The protest comes on …

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MTN SA Foundation handed over an ICT centre in Mpumalanga

The digital divide in South Africa is slowly but surely being bridged. Social Development Department in partnership with MTN SA Foundation handed over an ICT centre in Mpumalanga. This means that a community of four hundred in the Bhuga area near White River, will now have access to the internet. …

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Dr Nothemba Simelela on AIDS 2016 conference

In 2016 the South African Aids Conference will be held in July in Durban. The 2016 conference will outline the achievements and progress to combat HIV/AIDS and TB since 2000. According to the department of Health, HIV infections among young women and girls remain unacceptably high. Joining us from our …

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Joe Swart on rooibos tea benefits

Still wondering what kind of gift to get your old man today for father’s day? We all know he does not need another pair of shoes and sox are overrated. Well, it’s also not a bottle whisky. Instead, get him a cup of Rooibos. Yes, the proudly South African product, …

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