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 2020-07-08 20:53 

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WATCH | World's first transparent face mask features self sanitisation technology...

A company has made the world's first "smart" face mask that can clean itself. LEAF Mask offers high performance filtration against dangerous airborne viruses and pollutants....

 2020-07-08 20:11 

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Covid-19 is not a 'notifiable disease' in our policies, says Santam in court papers...

Santam says Covid-19 is not a disease covered by its policies....

 2020-07-08 20:02 

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Covid-19 in Gauteng: Support ramped up for healthcare workers as pressure mounts...

Public and private hospitals are offering counselling for healthcare workers as hospitals in Gauteng fill up....

 2020-07-08 19:37 

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We don't owe Eskom, they owe us, says Stefanutti Stocks...

Eskom says Stefanutti Stocks owes it up to R1 billion, but the construction company says not....

 2020-07-08 19:29 

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Scooter tender: Investigation launched into R10m contract for Eastern Cape initiative...

A R10m tender awarded to a King William's Town company to supply 100 ambulance scooters to the Eastern Cape Department of Health, is now under investigation....

 2020-07-08 19:23 

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2 scoop R151k in the Daily Lotto draw...

Two people have bagged R151 460 in the Daily Lotto draw....

 2020-07-08 19:15 

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Ramaphosa mourns death of Queen Noloyiso: 'An inspiring leader of her people'...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "profound sadness" at the passing of Regent of the Royal House of the AmaRharhabe, Her Majesty Queen Noloyiso Sandile....

 2020-07-08 19:01 

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Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers....

 2020-07-08 18:57 

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JUST IN | Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died...

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was the ruling party's candidate for October's presidential election, died on Wednesday aged 61....

 2020-07-08 18:50 

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Amended SAA business rescue plan offers employees a better deal...

SAA's amended business rescue proposal offers 1 000 laid off employees training as well as assistance towards UIF, pension and medical aid for a period of 12 months....

 2020-07-08 18:33 

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Science and innovation dept to research traditional medicine for Covid-19 fight...

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande has said the department has reassigned the R15 million from existing indigenous knowledge projects....

 2020-07-08 17:58 

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SA forex broker has bank accounts frozen, regulator files urgent liquidation application...

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has filed an urgent application with the High Court to liquidate South African-based JP Markets after suspending its licence....

 2020-07-08 17:55 

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Soapie actor arrested for allegedly dealing in illicit cigarettes...

A 44-year-old prominent soapie actor and four other people have been arrested in Polokwane, Limpopo, for allegedly dealing in illicit cigarettes....

 2020-07-08 17:54 

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Nigeria restarts domestic flights amid easing coronavirus restrictions...

Nigeria will resumed domestic flights after a hiatus of around three months as Africa's most populous country relaxes restrictions....

 2020-07-08 17:42 

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UK unveils new 30bn pound package to stimulate economy...

The UK government has unveiled a package worth 30 billion to save jobs, help the young into work and kickstart the British economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 17:18 

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Hlophe to appeal Mogoeng ruling, says it fails 'to uphold elementary standards of justice'...

Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe's lawyer has written to the Judicial Conduct Committee to inform it of his intent to appeal a recommendation that a tribunal be established to investigate gross misconduct claims against him....

 2020-07-08 16:58 

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UPDATE | Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239...

The death toll from demonstrations that have erupted in Ethiopia following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239....

 2020-07-08 16:52 

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Priest shot dead at mission house in KZN...

A 41-year-old priest died after he was shot in the head at a mission house next to an Anglican church in Hambanathi near Tongaat this week, police say....

 2020-07-08 16:51 

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Covid-19 has sped up changes to the world of work, Ramaphosa tells global summit...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Covid-19 presents a chance for the world to deliver greater economic security, equal opportunity and social justice....

 2020-07-08 16:35 

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Body found on Table Mountain after three-day search for trail runner...

A body has been found on Table Mountain, search and rescue officials have confirmed, following a three-day search for a missing trail runner....

 2020-07-08 16:32 

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West Indies great Michael Holding says education is key to stamping out racism...

Fast bowling great Michael Holding said education was key to stamping out racism as England and the West Indies took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign....

 2020-07-08 16:18 

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US Covid-19 cases surge past 3 million...

The US passed another grim coronavirus milestone with three million confirmed cases....

 2020-07-08 16:17 

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BREAKING | AmaRharhabe Kingdom Queen Noloyiso Sandile dies of Covid-19...

The Queen died at the Cecilia Makhiwane hospital in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape. She is the sister of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini....

 2020-07-08 16:04 

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UJ develops a 3D printed ventilator amid the Covid-19 pandemic...

Engineers from the University of Johannesburg have developed a 3D printed ventilator able to support multiple patients....

 2020-07-08 15:48 

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WATCH | Large fire at Boksburg recycling factory after materials catch alight...

Five fire stations around the east of Johannesburg were dispatched on Sunday morning to contain a fire in the yard of Esiltuli Transport Logistics and Recycling....

 2020-07-08 15:39 

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Life Healthcare sends in more nurses as it battles spike in Covid-19 admissions...

Hospital group Life Healthcare says a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases, coupled with a loss in income, is proving a tough challenge during the pandemic....

 2020-07-08 15:30 

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Your weather: Snow, heavy rains and strong winds set to hit SA on Thursday...

Get ready: Heavy rains, strong winds, bitterly cold conditions and a light dusting of snow are set to hit South Africa, the South African Weather Service says....

 2020-07-08 15:29 

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Return of the King: AbaThembu battle over throne heads to court as rift deepens in royal household...

The ugly legal battle over who should lead the AbaThembu nation - recently paroled Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo or the 27-year-old son he disowned for sleeping in his palace bedroom - is set for a dramatic hearing in the Mthatha High Court later this month....

 2020-07-08 15:20 

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Indian city imposes 'triple lockdown' as coronavirus cases surge...

The capital of an Indian state that won praise for its early handling of the coronavirus pandemic has enforced a strict lockdown....

 2020-07-08 15:17 

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Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits postponed to 2021...

This year's Ryder Cup golf showdown between Europe and the United States was postponed to 2021, becoming the latest major sports event disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 15:16 

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Nzimande appoints task team to probe NSFAS, calls for inquiry into salaries of vice-chancellors...

Blade Nzimande has appointed a Ministerial Committee of Inquiry to independently probe the business processes, systems and capacity of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme....

 2020-07-08 15:12 

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In copper country, metal is being used to fight Covid-19...

A laboratory in Chile is experimenting with using tiny copper particles in disinfectants - but not everyone is convinced....

 2020-07-08 15:02 

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Higher education dept to release report on recruitment, progression of black SA academics...

The South African postgraduate pipeline is "woefully inadequate" to support the aspirations of a developing and transformed South Africa, a task team has found....

 2020-07-08 14:59 

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Covid-19 storm is approaching - Mkhize...

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced that the Covid-19 storm, which the government had consistently warned South Africans of, "is now arriving"....

 2020-07-08 14:55 

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2021 intake of first year university students will likely be later than usual - Nzimande...

Intake of first-year university students in 2021 may be a bit later than usual, Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande has announced....

 2020-07-08 14:46 

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Lockdown: Pupils miss meals as virus limits school return...

Before the pandemic, around nine million children in state-run schools received a meal per day as part of a government-led nutrition programme....

 2020-07-08 14:43 

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Teenager electrocuted while train surfing in KZN...

A teenage boy has sustained critical injuries after he was electrocuted while train surfing in KwaMashu, outside Durban....

 2020-07-08 14:42 

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WATCH | US probes allegations TikTok violated children's privacy - sources...

The Federal Trade Commission and the US Justice Department are looking into allegations that TikTok failed to live up to an agreement aimed at protecting children's privacy....

 2020-07-08 14:35 

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WATCH | 'No commitment' to action at Facebook, say boycott organisers...

Organisers of a growing Facebook advertising boycott said they saw "no commitment to action" after meeting with Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg....

 2020-07-08 14:18 

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REVEALED | Who took Siya's jersey, Rassie's shirt and Faf's 'Spring-broekie'...

The Springboks' #StrongerTogether for R32-12 fundraising campaign collected just over R1.1 million and a list of the winners of prized Springbok mementos....

 2020-07-08 14:16 

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UPDATE | 61 feared dead in Japan floods...

Torrential rain has pounded central Japan and authorities say 61 people are feared dead in days of heavy downpours....

 2020-07-08 14:07 

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OPINION | Bye buy: The coffin business and Takealot...

Covid-19 has introduced us to some interesting things, including being able to purchase a coffin online, writes Howard Feldman....

 2020-07-08 13:55 

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Zondo commission must tighten its belt, MPs say, after R700m spent...

MPs are concerned about the escalating costs of the Zondo commission....

 2020-07-08 13:45 

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Covid-19: Ramaphosa a spectator as Dlamini-Zuma rules the roost, says Steenhuisen...

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says President Cyril Ramaphosa has become a spectator, leaving matters to Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma during the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-08 13:38 

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DA to lay criminal charges against National Lotteries Commission after heated committee meeting...

The DA will be laying criminal charges against the National Lotteries Commission for its refusal to release beneficiary lists amid allegations of corruption and will report the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, Duma Nkosi, to t...

 2020-07-08 13:33 

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UK royal residences finally reopen after virus shutdown...

Some of Queen Elizabeth II's royal residences will reopen to the public later this month after closing during the coronavirus shutdown....

 2020-07-08 13:31 

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Anglo and its rivals shake off Covid-19 anxiety to lead gains on JSE...

Miners battle to contain the spread of the virus with 18 of its more than 454,900 workers having lost their life to the pandemic. Shares ignore operational woes and rally....

 2020-07-08 13:24 

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Apple fight over record R249-billion tax bill set for court ruling...

Apple Inc. will find out next week whether it won the first round of its bid to topple a record 13 billion-euro Irish tax bill imposed by European Union state-aid regulators....

 2020-07-08 12:47 

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Zimbabwe Health Minister Obediah Moyo sacked amid graft scandal...

Obediah Moyo who is accused of illegally awarding multi-million-dollar contract for medical supplies, has been removed 'with immediate effect'....

 2020-07-08 12:44 

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Britain to reveal post-coronavirus recovery plan...

The British government will unveil a mini-budget to kickstart economic growth after the coronavirus shutdown....

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