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Pistorius overcomes nerves to make Olympic history

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius has made history by becoming the first double amputee to compete in an athletics event at the Olympics.

UK left scrambling after last-minute security shortfall

Britain could be forced to deploy thousands of extra troops during the Olympics after a last-minute security blunder dealt an embarrassing blow.

Man United kick off with new legs at West Brom

Manchester United's sparkling performance in the Community Shield should put them in good heart to begin their Premier League title defence.

Boks finish season on high

SA comfortably beat England 21-11 at Twickenham on Saturday to end their season on a high and revive confidence ahead of the World Cup.

Honda drives Japan to win over Cameroon

Keisuke Honda carried Japan to their first World Cup finals victory on foreign soil when he scored the goal which beat Cameroon 1-0.

Late Scholes goal earns Man U dramatic victory

A stoppage-time goal by Paul Scholes gave Manchester United a dramatic 1-0 win at Manchester City on Saturday.

Liverpool up for sale, new chairperson appointed

Liverpool went up for sale on Friday after American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett appointed Barclays Capital to find a buyer.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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