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Gav is now the Guv at Fairview

Gavin Smith referred to his “good run” as he graciously accepted congratulations for yet another winner in Fairview on Tuesday. “Good run” is a typically humble way of saying it from the Eastern Cape’s current top coach. The truth is that Smith is killing it and has won more than a third of the races […]

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Free state education MEC on a drive to tackle corporal punishment

The Free State Education MEC will address school principals in the Odendaalsrus district on Monday to address corporal punishment. This follows a crescendo of calls for the education department to train teachers to discipline students without violence after a teacher from Wessel Maree Secondary School in Odendaalsrus was suspended for pushing a student to the […]

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Netcare’s Hematology Department Celebrates Cancer Survivors to Raise Awareness

Blood cancer is not a death sentence: that was the message behind the blood collection and patient day at the hematology department of Netcare Olivedale hospital. On Thursday, the hematology department celebrated their survivors to raise awareness about blood cancer and bone marrow transplants. The three main types of blood and bone marrow cancers are […]

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Motlanthe exposes ANC election failure

A number of ANC politicians, including Cabinet ministers, MECs, MPs and councilors, could face charges of misconduct after allegedly manipulating the party’s candidate lists during last November’s local government elections. The politicians could be named and shamed before being dragged before the party’s disciplinary committee. In the Northwest alone, at least 39 high-ranking politicians have […]

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Student talks about horror escape from war-torn Ukraine

Warm hugs and kisses on Thursday marked the emotional return of the first batch of 10 South African students evacuated from war-torn Ukraine, with most too overwhelmed to relive the trauma of being trapped in the troubled Eastern European country. While nine dodged the battery of cameras and the phalanx of journalists gathered at the […]

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Gender still a barrier as men feel threatened by women in power

Sisters should definitely do it for themselves, especially in business and academia, because men are not likely to give up their positions of power, says Professor Boitumelo Dile, vice dean and head of educational psychology at the University of Johannesburg. Women will have to guide each other because men feel threatened by passing on knowledge […]

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Netcare’s Hematology Department Celebrates Cancer Survivors to Raise Awareness

Blood cancer is not a death sentence: that was the message behind the blood collection and patient day at the hematology department of Netcare Olivedale hospital. On Thursday, the hematology department celebrated their survivors to raise awareness about blood cancer and bone marrow transplants. The three main types of blood and bone marrow cancers are […]

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New Chief Justice, Ramaphosa vote of no confidence

Here is your daily news update. Click the links below for the full story or visit our homepage for the latest news† Daily news update March 11 MPs debate open vote as dates for no-confidence motions against Ramaphosa, cabinet set President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet face a motion of distrust later this month, the […]

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Why end above Ahly the Mngqithi . from Sundowns don’t bother

Mamelodi Sundowns is much more concerned about reaching the quarter-finals of the Café Champions League than finishing top of Group A as they face a second meeting with Egyptian giants Al Ahly tomorrow at the FNB Stadium. ALSO READ† Mosimane ‘happy’ with new deal at Al Ahly Halfway through the group, Sundowns leads the pack […]

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Some madness in the search for love

The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “There is always some madness in love. But there is always a reason for madness.” But given the way ordinary South Africans are overcome with romantic madness and scammed by con men out to steal their money, their hearts, or both, we wonder if we’re the most romantic […]