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Child abduction on the rise in South Africa

Every five minutes a child goes missing in South Africa. According to Missing Children South Africa, they have received 598 cases of missing children between June 2014 and May 2015. Scores of children go missing in the country daily in SA and globally. The organisation’s main concern is the after …

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South Africa reputation improves

South Africa has been ranked 45th out of 71 countries for it’s reputation. The Reptrak study measures a country’s reputation from both an internal and external perspective. Amongst the BRICS countries, South Africa is positioned in 3rd place with Brazil and India in first and second places respectively. Joining me …

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A positive week for consumers in South Africa

It’s been a positive week for hard pressed consumers in South Africa. There was good news on the inflation front followed by an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank on Thursday, the first time that interest rates have been reduced in many years. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Mazda is recalling close to 19-thousand vehicles in South Africa

Carmaker, Mazda is recalling close to 19-thousand vehicles in South Africa. This is part of a formal global recall covering a wider manufacturing period. The recall follows investigative recalls by Mazda in Japan and North America for three different types of Takata Corporation manufactured inflators. Affected units are the Mazda-2, …

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South African economy at risk of further fiscal pressures

The South African economy is at risk of a protracted weak growth and further fiscal pressures if confidence levels do not recover fast. That’s according to Old Mutual Investment Group’s economist Rian Le Roux. He says as a short term priority, government needs to reassure investors and consumers over the …

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Tony da Fonseca on South Africa’s Franchise Awards

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held this past week-end, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times. Joining me now is Tony da Fonseca The Franchise Association. For …

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South African Communist Party’s 14th Congress readiness

Monday begins the South African Communist Party’s 14th Congress. The week long event is taking place in Boksburg on the east of Johannesburg. The event will take place for the entire week. It happens every 5 years. Declarations and resolutions from the 13th national congress will be discussed and new …

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Bad news for SA artists at the 2017 BET awards

Nigeria, Tanzania and the United Kingdom featured strongly in 2017’s International BET Awards, with Nigerian Singer Songwriter Wizkid scooping the Best International Act from Africa – an award won by South Africa’s DJ Black Coffee in 2016. Correspondent Sherwin Bryce-Pease was at the awards ceremony a short time ago and …

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Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali – WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and … – WQOW TV News 18

Washington PostSwedish government announces release of hostage in Mali - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and ...WQOW TV News 18An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis...

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VW South Africa launches it’s B-BBEE initiative trust

VW South Africa launches it’s B-BBEE initiative trust today. The idea is to bring more BEE suppliers on board and to create a landscape and support network to increase transformation in the automotive sector. This takes place in a constrained local vehicle manufacturing sector. GMSA is pulling out of South …

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Nigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN Report – The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperNigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN ReportThe Nation NewspaperWith its population estimated at 191.8 million and a growth rate of 54.8 per cent in the past seven years, Nigeria is set to dislodge the United States (U.S.) as the world's third largest country in another 33 years, says a United Nations Report ...India's population to surpass that of China's around 2024: UNMoneycontrol.comWorld population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower...

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Mali’s first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understanding – National Catholic Reporter

National Catholic ReporterMali's first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understandingNational Catholic ReporterCardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, greets visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA). Cardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, is pictured while greeting visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA).Mali delays constitutional referendum to cool tensionsNews24Mali Referendum on Constitutional Amendments DelayedVoice of AmericaMali Government Says to Delay Constitutional ReferendumU.S. News & World ReportCatholicPhilly.com -San Francisco Chronicleall 9 news articles »

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