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Zahira Kharsany

Zahira Kharsany

    Groundbreaking gender protocol hailed
    Groundbreaking gender protocol hailed
    Gender activists breathed a sigh of relief when a long-delayed gender protocol was signed at the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...
    Scrapping prices
    Scrapping prices
    Steel prices are set to rise this month, bringing the total increases in some product lines so far this year to 72% -- even though scrap metal...
    R1,5bn to keep suspects behind bars
    R1,5bn to keep suspects behind bars
    South Africa is spending R1,5billion a year to keep more than 50 000 awaiting-trial detainees behind bars. So said Correctional Services Minister...
    Vuvuzelas to boost World Cup spirit
    Vuvuzelas to boost World Cup spirit
    Soccer fans may not only need a ticket to see their favourite teams play in the 2010 World Cup -- earplugs should also come in handy.
    Free ride comes to an end
    Free ride comes to an end
    At first glance it looked like South Africa's first fuel-price riot. But the stoning of buses in central Johannesburg last week had nothing to do...
    Licence demerits piloted
    Licence demerits piloted
    Tshwane motorists need to obey the traffic laws and be aware of how they drive or they could find themselves losing their licences with the new...
    Neotel comes to the party
    Neotel comes to the party
    South Africa's second fixed-line network operator, Neotel, insists it is not looking to start a price war with the incumbent, Telkom. But by...
    Get going with Rea Vaya
    Get going with Rea Vaya
    Mugged at a friendly petrol bowser recently? Wasting the precious stuff while keeping your car idling in gridlock?
    Bertrams waits for nip and tuck
    Bertrams waits for nip and tuck
    Bertrams, a run-down suburb adjacent to Ellis Park, has been set for a facelift from the day that South Africa was awarded the football World Cup....
    Where Absa's wall is just a foot away
    Where Absa's wall is just a foot away
    When you think Facebook you think friends, poking, messaging, writing on walls, uploading pictures and joining groups of people who share a common...
    Tsvangirai visits xenophobia hot spot
    Tsvangirai visits xenophobia hot spot
    "There's no reason why a brother should hate a brother," Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday told Zimbabweans living in...
    Gunshots in Kempton Park court as suspects escape
    Gunshots in Kempton Park court as suspects escape
    Bedlam erupted in the Kempton Park Regional Court on Thursday when three men accused of possession of illegal firearms staged a dramatic escape....