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Dros confirms ‘incident’ following rape of seven-year-old at restaurant
Dros confirms ‘incident’ following rape of seven-year-old at restaurant
The Dros franchise group, where a seven-year-old girl was raped on Saturday, has released a statement confirming that an “incident took place”...
Change the names to rid SA of its colonial, apartheid past
Change the names to rid SA of its colonial, apartheid past
The announcement in June that the minister of arts and culture, Nathi Mthethwa, had approved the belated name change of Grahamstown to Makhanda was...
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
A protracted legal battle stands in the way of the Bakgatla ba Lekhuleni clan’s attempt to lay claim to large parts of the country’s capital,...
Flaming row over health dept dangers
Flaming row over health dept dangers
The day after a deadly fire began raging through the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg on Wednesday last week, there was a much smaller fire...
Women ask for men to listen: ‘Our bodies are not crime scenes’
Women ask for men to listen: ‘Our bodies are not crime scenes’
On June 30, Nomsa Mbuyisa (39) was gunned down by the father of her three sons. Her 19-year-old son witnessed his mother’s death. The man, Hector...
Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133-billion in SA energy sector
Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133-billion in SA energy sector
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious plan to attract $100-billion to kick start the country’s struggling economy got a major boost on...
Brazilians earn stranglehold over PSL
Brazilians earn stranglehold over PSL
No one would begrudge Mamelodi Sundowns from spending Wednesday morning earmarking a prominent space in their burgeoning trophy cabinet for a new...
Class action suit against Tiger Brands set in motion
Class action suit against Tiger Brands set in motion
On Thursday morning, an application for a class action lawsuit against Tiger Brands and its subsidiary Enterprise Foods, has been filed in the...
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
As anyone who has been to a supermarket lately knows, the cost of living in South Africa is rising dramatically. New research from the Economist...
The gifts of imperfect everydays
The gifts of imperfect everydays
On a good day, like this one, the morning stroll from my home to the main road takes 15 minutes. It’s 5:30 so my sunglasses can stay deep in the...
Taxi industry ‘running on empty’
Taxi industry ‘running on empty’
Surrounded by taxi drivers on the streets of Pretoria, taxi owner Siyabonga Mpungose is as grim as he is angry. “I don’t see any future in this...

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