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Erika De Beer

Erika De Beer

    Youth survey asks the hard questions
    Youth survey asks the hard questions
    More than eight percent of 10 699 pupils in grade 8 to 11 who participated in a nationwide survey reported having forced someone to have sex with...
    IEC: Youth voting apathy is a myth
    IEC: Youth voting apathy is a myth
    Nearly 60% of the 1,4-million South Africans who registered as voters for the first time during the past weekend were between 18 and 25 years old,...
    State wants to 'bend the rules' to convict Basson
    State wants to 'bend the rules' to convict Basson
    The State wants the Constitutional Court "to bend the rules" in order to secure a conviction of Dr Wouter Basson, his counsel said on Wednesday....
    State 'can't appeal quashing of Basson charges
    State 'can't appeal quashing of Basson charges
    The state has forfeited its right to appeal against the quashing of certain charges -- of conspiring to murder people abroad -- against apartheid...
    Pretoria's croc could be a kidnap victim
    Pretoria's croc could be a kidnap victim
    The crocodile playing Loch Ness monster in the Hennops River, west of Pretoria, might have been kidnapped, or else it was an escapee, an expert...
    Charter addresses financial services for poor
    Charter addresses financial services for poor
    Eighty percent of the poorest people in South Africa should have effective access to financial services by 2008, according to the Financial Sector...
    'It's wrong to say Afrikaners cannot stand together'
    'It's wrong to say Afrikaners cannot stand together'
    Conservative Party (CP) leader Ferdi Hartzenberg prefers not to dwell on the demise of his party two decades after it burst on to the political...
    Empowerment will create a more viable SA economy
    Empowerment will create a more viable SA economy
    To argue whether or not black economic empowerment (BEE) would benefit an elite group was a non-debate, Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin said...
    We sink or swim together: Mbeki
    We sink or swim together: Mbeki
    President Thabo Mbeki is to ask the government for money to help women to play their role in the transformation of Africa.
    Bad roads are 'costing South Africa billions'
    Bad roads are 'costing South Africa billions'
    Poor road conditions added an estimated R3,8-billion to transport costs in South Africa annually, the SA National Consumer Union heard on Friday....
    Meet Futhi, Africa's first cloned animal
    Meet Futhi, Africa's first cloned animal
    Africa's first cloned animal, a two-and-a-half-week-old calf, was introduced to the media near Brits in the North-West on Wednesday.
    Bush is judge, jury and executioner: Pretoria mayor
    Bush is judge, jury and executioner: Pretoria mayor
    The war on Iraq, being based on greed, could not be condemned enough, Tshwane mayor Smangaliso Mkhatshwa said on Thursday night.