Drama continues at Cricket South Africa as entire board steps down

Johannesburg – With only a day left for Cricket South Africa (CSA) to respond to sports minister Nathi Mthethwa and give him written representations as to why he shouldn’t intervene in their matters, the embattled organisation’s entire board has stepped down. The remaining members who hadn’t resigned after Sunday’s major cull were independent board members […]

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Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections

Spain has declared a national state of emergency and imposed a night-time curfew in an effort to help control a new spike in Covid-19 infections. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the curfew, which came into force on Sunday night, would be in place between the hours of 23:00 and 06:00. Under the measures, local authorities […]

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Buhari urges peace as inquiry into shooting begins

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed for peace as a judicial panel set up to investigate police abuses in the commercial hub of Lagos begins sittings on Monday. The investigative panel was one of the demands of the protesters who want police officers accused of abuse to be held accountable. The also want victims of […]

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 Tourism blossoming in Limpopo amid Covid-19 pandemic

Johannesburg – It’s been a month since South Africa moved to level one lockdown and the battered economy is still trying to recover, especially though local tourism. Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has been visiting several holiday destinations in the country and last week, visited Limpopo. Although the industry had been one of the hardest […]

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Zille: DA finally on a good footing since my return

Johannesburg – A year after returning to active politics as the Democratic Alliance (DA)’s federal council chairperson Helen Zille said the party was finally on a good footing. The DA will hold its first virtual elective conference on Saturday where delegates are expected to choose between interim leader John Steenhuisen and former youth leader Mbali […]

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Bheki Mlangeni Hospital CEO removed as Gauteng Health Dept launches probe

Johannesburg – The Gauteng Department of Health has placed the CEO of the Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital under precautionary transfer. Ruth Mabyana is allegedly implicated in a case of misconduct. The department moved her to the district office where she will remain while her conduct in investigated. The Soweto hospital has been in the spotlight […]

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Bulls boss Jake White names Bok prop Marcel van der Merwe to swim with Sharks

Bulls director of rugby Jake White has named  in his starting line-up for Saturday’s Super Rugby Unlocked clash against the Sharks at Loftus. ‘ Van der Merwe, who will be making his first appearance for the Bulls in the Competition since he rejoined them from France earlier this year, replaces fellow Springbok Trevor Nyakane who […]

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Bonang hits back at the ‘she doesn’t own BNG’ trolls after trending for days

Johannesburg – Media personality and businesswoman Bonang Matheba has made it clear that she is not here for all the trolls that have tried to rain on her parade with snide “she doesn’t own House of BNG” remarks. The media personality recently celebrated the latest addition to her champagne range, the luxurious canned House of […]

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Polish police battle protests after abortion ruling

Police in Poland have used pepper spray against hundreds o people protesting in Warsaw against a court ruling that almost completely bans abortions. Protesters clashed with riot police outside the home of Deputy Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski. This follows Thursday’s ruling from the top court that ending the life of a deformed foetus is unconstitutional. It […]

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Ivory Coast opposition rejects electoral reforms

Ivory Coast’s opposition has rejected the government’s plan to reform the electoral commission ahead of next week’s election. It maintains it will boycott the elections. President Alassane Ouattara is vying for a controversial third term, which has caused unrest in the country. The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern over ongoing violence that has in […]

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