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Phumza Sokana

Phumza Sokana

    'Unless SA gets smarter, we will get poorer'
    'Unless SA gets smarter, we will get poorer'
    Bold intervention is needed to increase the number of PhD graduates in SA, a study released on Monday by the Academy of Science of South Africa...
    Minister announces new plan to reduce road accidents
    Minister announces new plan to reduce road accidents
    Traffic officials plan to stop and search one million motorists a month in a bid to reduce road deaths, Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele said on...
    Vigilantism not the answer, say cops
    Vigilantism not the answer, say cops
    Communities plagued by crime, often violent, claim desperation as the reason for their acts of vigilantism.
    Education 'a priority' in solving SA's ills
    Education 'a priority' in solving SA's ills
    Education will solve poverty, unemployment and growing inequalities in South Africa, African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede...
    Cosatu unions to go on strike
    Cosatu unions to go on strike
    Public service unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Wednesday resolved to go on strike over wages.
    Unions accept Eskom offer 'in principle'
    Unions accept Eskom offer 'in principle'
    Eskom's three unions have "in principle" accepted the power utility's latest wage offer, they said on Friday.
    NUM mobilises members for Eskom strike
    NUM mobilises members for Eskom strike
    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday formally notified Eskom of its intention to go on strike next week over wages, a union...
    Billions unaccounted for in Gauteng
    Billions unaccounted for in Gauteng
    Billions of rands in unauthorised and irregular spending have been identified in Gauteng, auditor general Terence Nombembe said on Thursday.
    ANC wants Semenya test results nullified
    ANC wants Semenya test results nullified
    The African National Congress (ANC) wants the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) to declare null and void the results of...
    Metro police to integrate with the SAPS
    Metro police to integrate with the SAPS
    South Africa's metro police service is to be integrated into the SA Police Service to form "one super police force", a police department spokesperson said on Saturday....
    Metrobus driver shot dead
    Metrobus driver shot dead
    A Metrobus driver was shot and killed while driving in Mooi Street in Faraday on Monday morning, Johannesburg emergency services said.
    Sowetan reporter held hostage at school
    Sowetan reporter held hostage at school
    A reporter and driver from the Sowetan newspaper were on Saturday afternoon held hostage for six hours by a group of people at the school of...