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Friday, 10-24-14, 5:26Budget Fails to Balance Fiscal, Social Responsibility[SACSIS]Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's Inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement Has Failed the Innovation Test read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 8:59Pistorius Cried Himself to Sleep - Report[SAPA]Johannesburg -The Correctional Services department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 19:30Super Falcons Move to Final of African Women's Championship[Vanguard]Windhoek -Super Falcons reached the final of the African Women Championship by beating South Africa's Banyana Banyana 2-1 in a hard fought match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, Windhoek. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 7:01Pistorius Starts Jail Term[Deutsche Welle]Paralympic sprinting star Oscar Pistorius has begun his five-year jail sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. While the victim's family has said justice had been done, some say the sentence was too lenient. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 15:13Black Actors and Filmmakers Face Enormous Obstacles[SACSIS]The imminent screening of the new look Generations TV series, which has been off the air since its producer fired the cast last month, should sound an ominous knell for every Black creative in South Africa. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:49Pistorius Taken to Prison[SAPA]Pretoria -Oscar Pistorius looked like he was about to cry as he made his way down to the holding cells below the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, after being sentenced to five years behind bars. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 8:28Judge Sends Pistorius to Jail[SAPA]Pretoria -Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 14:26The End of Hope - SA Civil Society's Race to the Bottom[SACSIS]A cursory scan of the NGO job boards confirms the widely held assumption that South Africa's civil society organizations are struggling to get funding. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 11:20Key Witness Defies Arms Deal Probe[SAPA]Pretoria -Arms deal critic Hennie Van Vuuren told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Monday that he does not want to testify and refused to take an oath. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 17:52Unlike Rest of Africa, South Africa Has Hope - Zuma[SAPA]Pretoria -South Africa, unlike other African countries, has focused intensely on improving the life of its citizens, President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. read more...

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