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Telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising its companion star
Telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising its companion star
Work by researchers operating the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) in the Northern Cape has confirmed that a white dwarf star is cannibalising its companion star....
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
An illegal cigarette brand, RG, is now the biggest seller in the country, research released by the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa shows.
 Kimberley rocked by ‘R260 riot’
Kimberley rocked by ‘R260 riot’
Courtney Saridn, 25, moved through the streets of Beaconsfield looking for shops that had not been boarded up or ransacked and abandoned. She was...
“We want our land back”: Northern Cape joins increasing land chorus
“We want our land back”: Northern Cape joins increasing land chorus
Emotions ran high at Northern Cape’s final public hearing into land expropriation without compensation, with the overwhelming majority of oral...
DA wannabe premiers line up
DA wannabe premiers line up
As the Democratic Alliance’s nominations for premiers come to a close this Friday, those who have thrown their hats in to the ring are fine-tuning their motivations to be presented to the party’s selection panel....
Emotions run high at Northern Cape’s first hearing on land expropriation
Emotions run high at Northern Cape’s first hearing on land expropriation
AfriForum’s Ernst Roets has called the government’s land hearings an attempt “to take more land and not give people land”.
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that the national state of disaster over drought had...
The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top 10 defaulting municipalities owe Eskom R9.73-billion, and a parliamentary committee has resolved to meet with them to find out why they are...
Monitoring the impact of the weather on Northern Cape tourism
Monitoring the impact of the weather on Northern Cape tourism
The Northern Cape (NC) is the largest province in South Africa, but has the lowest population. It has a colourful history and a wide variety of...
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
The national disaster management centre has called on organs of state to implement contingency measures to enable the national executive to deal with...
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...

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