Minister of Police Nhleko to Clean Up Police Image

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New police minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko is certainly behaving like a new broom, at least in as far as what he says is concerned. According to the minister, the police force will be a new organisation come the end of his term in office in five years time. When Nkosinathi Nhleko was announced as the new minister of police after the May 7 elections, he knew what he was letting himself in for. He has made it clear that he is aware of all the problems bedeviling the South African Police Services and he is intent on solving them. Speaking in parliament on Monday, minister Nhleko told the legislators that it was his intention to change More...

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Four Year Old Dragged to His Death by Hijacker...

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South Africa to Fire Israeli Ambassador in Pro...

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In the increasing Israeli offensive, two soldiers have been killed during an attack by Hamas militants, it has emerged. The militants are reported to have come out through More...

Oscar Pistorius Regrets Going Clubbing After A...

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South Africa Needs R10 Billion For Sport

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Oscar Pistorius Tweets Enrage Many, But Not In...

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The murder-accused paralympian athlete, Oscar Pistorius, caused a large stir on social media site, Twitter, when he broke his media  silence for the first time since More...

South Africa Needs R10 Billion For Sport

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2014 World Cup Final: An Extra Time Goal Hands...

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An extra time Mario Gotze goal handed Germany a 1-0 victory over Argentina in Sunday’s World Cup final at the Maracana. In a hard-fought contest that lacked creativity More...

FIFA World Cup 2014 Final Preview

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Germany and Argentina face on another in a FIFA World Cup final for the third time in the competition’s history when the two sides face off at the Maracana on Sunday. More...

Hosts Brazil Stunned By A Clinical Germany

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FIFA World Cup 2014 produced yet another upset when the host nation, Brazil, were eliminated in stunning fashion by Germany yesterday. The match ended 7-1 after 90 minutes More...

FIFA World Cup 2014: Argentina vs Netherlands ...

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The FIFA World Cup 2014 semi-final face-off between Argentina and the Netherlands looks to be a match which could easily swing in either side’s favour when the More...

Brazil vs. Germany: Semi-final Match Preview

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Germany have the ideal chance to get the tag of “under-achievers” off of their name when they face off against a Brazil side which is depleted by the loss More...

The DA Criticizes SA Nuclear Plan That Could ...

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) warned again on Monday against the potential perils of the proposed nuclear power plan suggested More...

Reserve Bank Raises Repo Rate by 0.25%

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Home Affairs Gets Tough on Foreign Busin...

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The department of Home Affairs is sending out strong signals to all sectors of the economy and society. On Wednesday, More...

Employers Say No More Wage Offer for NUMSA

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The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) has said that there will be no more offers More...

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Xolile Mngeni, the man sentenced as one of the men involved in the killing of honeymooner, Anni Dewani, has been denied medical parole, the South African More...

Image: Palestine Chronicle. South Africa to Fire Israeli Ambassador in Protest of Israel...

In the increasing Israeli offensive, two soldiers have been killed during an attack by Hamas militants, it has emerged. The militants are reported to have More...

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The Russian government is blaming the downing of the Malaysian Airliner on the border of Ukraine on Ukraine itself. They said that it was the responsibility More...

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which was reportedly shot down by a ground to air missile just 40 kilometres short of Ukraine’s Eastern border with More...

Photocred: CBS Malaysia Airline Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine...

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Metro FM legend, Eddie Zondi, who passed away on Monday, will be laid to rest on Sunday. Image: The Citizen. Eddie Zondi’s Memorial Service to be held on Thursday...

Sunday afternoons will never be the same again. This is what thousands of mourning Metro FM listeners said on social networks after learning about the More...

Linda 'Mr Magic' Sibiya has been fired from Ukhozi FM. Image: Drum. Linda Sibiya Expected to Join Vuma FM in July...

Linda “Mr Magic” Sibiya’s fans will be thrilled to hear that the popular radio DJ might be back on the air waves in two weeks’ More...

Eddie Makhosonke Zondi, 'The President', is no More. Picture: Twitter. Eddie Zondi Dies of Heart Attack Aged 47...

It was a sad day for the entertainment industry of South Africa as news of the death of veteran broadcaster and radio presenter, Eddie Makhosonke Zondi, More...

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It is very easy to think of Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma with his Nkandla in the same moment. As a matter of fact, many people have come to know of the More...

Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Mr Brown (Siphiwe Muvo Maphalala) passed away on Tuesday after a long illness. Image: Isolezwe Muvo Maphalala Dies of Stroke at the age of 69...

Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Siphiwe ‘Muvo’ Maphalala (Mr Brown) died of stroke on Tuesday morning at Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, reports Isolezwe. More...

Linda 'Mr Magic' Sibiya has been fired from Ukhozi FM. Image: Drum. Linda Sibiya’s Dismissal from Ukhozi FM May ...

It has been two weeks since Linda Sibiya (Mr Magic) was fired from Ukhozi FM. Although some listeners have come to terms with his departure, others are More...

The DA Criticizes SA Nuclear Plan That Could Cost Over R...

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) warned again on Monday against the potential perils of the proposed nuclear power plan suggested by president Jacob Zuma at More...

Wits University Accepting More Black Students Into Heal...

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The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) has revised its entrance policies for their faculty of health sciences, resulting in an intake of 60 percent black pupils from rural and low-quintile schools. The university’s More...

Stellenbosch University Rector and Vice Chancellor...

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National School of Arts Teacher Allegedly Calls Bl...

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Ban on Apple Products vetoed by US Trade Representative...

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The United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President Obama has issued a veto against the decision of the US International Trade Commission (USITC) to ban “Apple” products from More...

Eskom Asks for Exemption from Strict Regulations

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Twitter Welcomes the Duke of York, First Royal on Twitter

Prince Andrew is a now a ‘tweep’, a term used to describe the subscribers of popular social network Twitter. Prince Andrew opened his account on Monday More...

Bad Weather Leaves a Trail of Disaster Throughout ...

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The sun shines and we are even complaining of the heat. There are places where, a few days ago, the very thought of the sun was very far fetched and defied imagination. The rains have More...

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long More...

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Mandela Family Applauds Movie about Former President

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Internationally Acclaimed Author, Tom Clancy Dies

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died. He was 66 years old when he gave in to illness on Tuesday 1 October. His publisher confirmed his death. The American writer is best known for his works of fiction which have thrilled readers More...

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Cave Story (Dōkutsu Monogatari)

Cave Story is a relatively old game, released for the first time  in 2004. However, I only discovered it recently. The game takes place in a floating island. The player wakes up in a dark cave and has no idea where to go. When I started More...

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

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Lwandle Evictions: Inquiry, What Inquiry!

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