President Jacob Zuma Hosts 2017 Africa Day Celebration, 25 May

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 25 May 2017, host the national 2017 Africa Day celebration at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 25 May 2017, host the national 2017 Africa Day celebration at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

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Gay University Students Feel Invisible. It’s Time to Shine a Light On Their Issues

[The Conversation Africa] The Eastern Cape is South Africa’s most conservative province when it comes to attitudes about homosexuality. Even in spaces that might be considered more liberal – like university campuses – gender non-conforming students and…

[The Conversation Africa] The Eastern Cape is South Africa's most conservative province when it comes to attitudes about homosexuality. Even in spaces that might be considered more liberal - like university campuses - gender non-conforming students and those who belong to sexual minorities face open discrimination.

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Province Beats Command Agriculture Yield Target

[The Herald] Matabeleland South Province has surpassed its targeted yield of maize put under Government’s Command Agriculture scheme by 29 percent, an official has said. Chairperson of the provincial coordinating committee Mr Masauso Mawocha said so fa…

[The Herald] Matabeleland South Province has surpassed its targeted yield of maize put under Government's Command Agriculture scheme by 29 percent, an official has said. Chairperson of the provincial coordinating committee Mr Masauso Mawocha said so far they had delivered 1 700 tonnes of maize grown under the scheme to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB).

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Horse Racing Nominees Out

[The Herald] THE 2017 edition of the OK Grand Challenge final acceptances were held yesterday at Borrowdale with the Grade Two race having 14 runners who will take to the starting stalls on June 3. Castle Tankard winner Comanche Brace will once again h…

[The Herald] THE 2017 edition of the OK Grand Challenge final acceptances were held yesterday at Borrowdale with the Grade Two race having 14 runners who will take to the starting stalls on June 3. Castle Tankard winner Comanche Brace will once again headline the line-up together with Royal Honour and Wyde Style.

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High Court Upholds Water Disconnection Rulings

[The Herald] The High Court has upheld previous rulings that it is illegal for Harare City Council to disconnect water supplies to defaulting businesses and residents without a court order. The city, however, says it is going to appeal against the deci…

[The Herald] The High Court has upheld previous rulings that it is illegal for Harare City Council to disconnect water supplies to defaulting businesses and residents without a court order. The city, however, says it is going to appeal against the decision at the Supreme Court. Last year, the city got a reprieve after a High Court judge gave it the green light to disconnect water for defaulting residents without a court order provided it follows provisions of the Harare (Water) By-laws S.164/1913, which require that co

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Suspects Arrested for Possession of Suspected Stolen Vehicle – Boitekong

[SAPS] Rustenburg -On Monday, 22 May 2017, Phokeng Flying Squad did a sterling job when they arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle at approximately 10:00 in Boitekong near Rustenburg.

[SAPS] Rustenburg -On Monday, 22 May 2017, Phokeng Flying Squad did a sterling job when they arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle at approximately 10:00 in Boitekong near Rustenburg.

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South African Condems Suspected Terrorist Attack in United Kingdom

[Govt of SA] The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning what appears to be a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday, 22 May 2017, resulting in the unfortunate deaths and injuries of n…

[Govt of SA] The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning what appears to be a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday, 22 May 2017, resulting in the unfortunate deaths and injuries of numerous children and youths.

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