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Boyd Webb

Boyd Webb

    Jesus did not have his chips at Nando's
    Jesus did not have his chips at Nando's
    In an attempt to smooth ruffled feathers, South Africa's churches came out in support of fast-food company Nando's on Monday after it denied any...
    DA loses floor-crossing appeal
    DA loses floor-crossing appeal
    Cape Town High Court Judge Burton Fourie dismissed the Democratic Alliance's floor-crossing appeal with costs on Monday.
    Refugees say they have plenty to offer South Africa
    Refugees say they have plenty to offer South Africa
    Refugees attending a Parliamentary session on Wednesday urged the government to recognise their talents and use them to develop the country.
    Bantu Holomisa's night of long knives
    Bantu Holomisa's night of long knives
    United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa has suspended eight of his top elected officials with immediate effect following fears that they...
    US first lady praises Mbeki, SA's women
    US first lady praises Mbeki, SA's women
    Lauding President Thabo Mbeki's drive for gender equality and South Africa's women for their fight against HIV/Aids, United States First Lady Laura...
    Power to the principals, says education minister
    Power to the principals, says education minister
    Minister of Education Naledi Pandor wishes to introduce legislation next year giving school principals more power and authority, she said on...
    Pretoria today, Pretoria tomorrow?
    Pretoria today, Pretoria tomorrow?
    It is possible that Pretoria will not be renamed Tshwane, Minister of Arts and Culture Pallo Jordan said in Cape Town on Thursday.
    Jo'burg waste recycler runs into trouble
    Jo'burg waste recycler runs into trouble
    A waste-recycling plant in Johannesburg -- described as a danger to the health of employees and the environment -- was ordered on Thursday to...
    Africa and Asia push for 'new world order'
    Africa and Asia push for 'new world order'
    African and Asian leaders, representing two-thirds of the global population, met in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday to discuss ways of achieving "a...
    Africa 'ready to tackle its own problems'
    Africa 'ready to tackle its own problems'
    President Thabo Mbeki described the new African era as the season of hope for the continent and one in which Africans are prepared to take care of...
    Manuel on booze, houses and suntanning
    Manuel on booze, houses and suntanning
    Whether drowning your sorrows or celebrating your fiscal gains in 2005, both will be more expensive as Minister of Finance Trevor Manual has...
    Tsunami: Four South Africans remain missing
    Tsunami: Four South Africans remain missing
    Four South Africans are still unaccounted for following their disappearance during the Asian tsunami disaster, the Department of Foreign Affairs...