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Zille delivers SOPA at media briefing after disruption

More heavy politics have disrupted the proceedings at the State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Friday, leading to it’s indefinite suspension. This after an African National Congress (ANC) Member in the Provincial Legislature (MPL) raised a point of order. MPL’s voted unanimously for a two day suspension for Pierre[…]

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MPlain residents concerned over informal dwellers

Concerned residents have called a meeting to address the issue of protests by informal dwellers living in the Siqalo informal settlement. Last week the Siqalo informal settlers blocked the newly named Jakes Gerwel\Vanguard drive between Highlands drive and the R300 for the reason that they do not want contractors from[…]

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Privatize Eskom: Economist

Calls are increasing for the privatization of South Africa’s sole energy provider, Eskom, as uncertainty remains over when the current spate of rolling blackouts will end. With the power grid expected to remain constrained for the foreseeable future, economists have warned that insufficient power could have a detrimental effect on[…]

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Quran competition heads to WCape on March 7th

Following the successful launch of the 10th Annual Quran Memorization Competition on Friday, organizers have announced that the competition will be heading to the Western Cape on Saturday the 7th March. The regional rounds officially commence a week earlier in Kwazulu Natal, on the 28th February. South African National Quran[…]

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Zuma addresses opposition concerns

During his response to the two day SONA debate, president Jacob Zuma reiterated the strategic focus of the ANC, stating that the aim is to develop a country for each and every South African regardless of whom they voted for. Defending his report back on work done during the previous[…]

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EFF won’t change strategy: Ndlozi

The Economic Freedom Fighters say the party is not rattled by Thursday’s events during President Jacob Zuma’s annual State of the Nation (SONA) address. And while some observers watching the SONA debate session on Tuesday noticed a change in tone and the style of EFF leader Julius Malema when addressing[…]

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Zuma must respond to SONA debate questions: EFF

As those tuned in to the goings-on of South Africa’s current Parliamentary crisis await President Jacob Zuma’s response to questions and queries raised by the opposition during the post State of the Nation Address debate, the Economic Freedom Fighters believe Zuma should address the issues raised on Tuesday and Wednesday.[…]

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Parent fights for students return after Jumuah

A concerned parent has requested that her son return to school after Friday jumuah prayer. The young grade 11 pupil’s mother expressed her concern about the school not wanting any of the young Muslim boys to return after Friday prayer time as it would could a disturbance for the other[…]

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Ryland’s High student scoops EMSS award

A female medical student at Stellenbosch University has brilliantly scooped up the Western Cape and Engen Maths and Science Schools (EMSS) National Student of the Year award over the weekend. Faatimah Jada, spoke to the Voice of the Cape to celebrate her outstanding achievement. ”I grew up in Pietermaritzburg, attended[…]

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Stonefountain director addresses cheating scandal

The director of Stonefountain College has attributed a recent cheating scandal at its Athlone campus as an attempt by the school principal, as well as several implicated teachers to improve the branch’s overall matric pass rate. This comes as the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) on Monday identified 46 students,[…]

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