Western Cape to Toughen Alcohol Controls

[GroundUp] The six billion rand generated by the Western Cape alcohol industry is a paltry sum, not worth it when compared to the billions in lost revenue, and the deaths, violence and brain-damaged children that are a result of alcohol.

[GroundUp] The six billion rand generated by the Western Cape alcohol industry is a paltry sum, not worth it when compared to the billions in lost revenue, and the deaths, violence and brain-damaged children that are a result of alcohol.

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Experts Fault Proposed Field Trial of Genetically Modified Cassava

[Guardian] Abuja -Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria.

[Guardian] Abuja -Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria.

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Tax Expert Olanike Disu Dies 24 Hours After Birthday

[Vanguard] The sudden death in Lagos of Olanike Disu, a tax expert and a former director at the Lagos Internal Revenue Service continues to provoke consternation in social media.

[Vanguard] The sudden death in Lagos of Olanike Disu, a tax expert and a former director at the Lagos Internal Revenue Service continues to provoke consternation in social media.

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More Police Officers Deployed in Umlazi After Threats On Social Media

[SAPS] Police will continue with high visibility operations at Umlazi and the surrounding areas following social media messages indicating that criminals are gearing up to hijack the vehicles in the area and attack police officials. Last night due to t…

[SAPS] Police will continue with high visibility operations at Umlazi and the surrounding areas following social media messages indicating that criminals are gearing up to hijack the vehicles in the area and attack police officials. Last night due to the high police visibility in the area, no serious incidents were reported.

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Missing Samkelo (2) Sought By Esikhaleni Police

[SAPS] Esikhaleni police are appealing to the members of the community to assist in locating missing two-year-old Samkelo Mpendulo Manqele of Mabuyeni area, Esikhaleni. Samkelo was last seen on 19 August 2017 playing with other children at the neighbou…

[SAPS] Esikhaleni police are appealing to the members of the community to assist in locating missing two-year-old Samkelo Mpendulo Manqele of Mabuyeni area, Esikhaleni. Samkelo was last seen on 19 August 2017 playing with other children at the neighbour's homestead. He disappeared that day and his family members have not seen him since. He was wearing a navy jacket, brown trackpants and maroon takkies. He cannot speak properly since she is still young. We appeal to anyone with information on his whereabouts to co

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Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Nationwide Strike

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the terms of settlement reached with the Federal Government last Thursday and declared a nationwide industrial action until the demands of its members are met.

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the terms of settlement reached with the Federal Government last Thursday and declared a nationwide industrial action until the demands of its members are met.

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