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Tuesday, 08-04-15, 13:47Malema Corruption Case Struck Off Roll[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema was visibly overjoyed to have his fraud and corruption case struck off the roll by the High Court in Polokwane on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 11:49Public Protector Asks Public to Protect Her Office[News24Wire] Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said she would go to court to deal with attacks on her office in reaction to her report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, only "under extreme circumstances". read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 9:43Five Important Things to Know About the Search for Aliens[News24Wire] With the recent discovery of an earth-like planet, Kepler 452b, about 1 400 light years away, the recent pictures of Pluto, and the return of the Star Wars movies, the debate around space and the existence of extra-terrestrials is intensifying. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 14:08Man Survives Being Pinned Under Truck for Hours[News24Wire] A man who was hit by a truck and pinned beneath it for nearly two hours on Monday said that while he feared he may die, thoughts of his 1-year-old son kept his mind occupied. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 10:23Farmer Ordered to Evict Refugees[News24Wire] A couple from Cato Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal, who offered displaced refugees a place to live after a spate of xenophobic attacks spread across the province, have been warned to evict the refugees by the first week of September. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 10:00In South Africa Childhood Hunger and Obesity Live Side By Side[The Conversation Africa] There is a bizarre paradox at work in South Africa: children are either going hungry or are eating too much of the wrong foods. This means that over and under nutrition co-exist. Both phenomena are extremely harmful for children's physical and mental development and long term health. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 5:48American Disease That's Wreaking Havoc On the Cape's Honeybee Population[The Conversation Africa] Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free from the American foulbrood disease, which afflicts its honeybee population. This was believed to be due to the African honeybees' biology, and possibly that American foulbrood strains in Africa have a low virulence and rarely generate outbreaks. However, it is not the case. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 12:41Amaglug-Glug Ready for Zim[News24Wire] Head coach of the South African national under-23 team Owen Da Gama says that the side is ready for Saturday's CAF U23 Championship qualifier match against Zimbabwe. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 7:15One Tune, Different Hymns - Tackling Climate Change in South Africa[IPS] Cape Town -Anti-nuclear energy activists are up in arms, and have taken to vigils outside South Africa's parliament in Cape Town to protest against President Jacob Zuma's push for nuclear development. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 14:22Anticipated Fuel Price Drop Could Be Short-Lived[News24Wire] Although an anticipated fuel and diesel price decrease will greatly help deeply indebted consumers, the relief might be only temporary, cautioned Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets on Friday. read more...

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