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Leon Schuster’s latest offering hits the screens on 23 November. George Municipality takes a stand on drugs. Emo Adams to perform at the Lights Festival. De Krans brings its apricot picking season forward by a week. Shareholders scupper the sale of Tsogo’s hotels and casinos.
California is still burning. China backs off on the lifting of the ban. Germany offers to assist as Brexit runs out of steam in Britain. Without nuclear, the Young ‘un doesn’t seem to have much. The US is determined to hold the Saudia accountable for Kashoggi’s death.
The latest in the ANC’s war with itself. The one lot go after Ramaphosa and Gordahn and the other lot go after Zuma and his cronies – who needs an opposition party? Seems the recruiting of our teachers is real after all. I hope this is a wake-up call for the Education Department – we cannot afford to lose 6000 teachers – and they’ll be the best ones as well. The RAF to get a permanent board – oh hell – another bottomless pit?
You can’t argue logically with the supporters of the ‘take from the rich and give to the poor’ mentality – they have to first eat rats before they will listen. Hogan spills the beans on Zuma’s administration. We need to realise that the man was not incompetent, but deliberately evil – there’s a big difference. JSE loses 2%.
Rassie doesn’t like the ‘comeback kid’ tag and the ‘Boks won’t be taking the Scots lightly. The New Zealand vs Ireland clash will determine who the frontrunners are for the World Cup. Serero injury scare. Springbok women look to bounce back. Castor Semenya cleans up at the SA Sports Awards.
LATEST LOCAL NEWS
FRANK & FEARLESS, written by Gray Hofmeyr, Leon Schuster and Geoff Newton will hit cinemas on 23 November 2018 and will open on 95 screens.
George Municipality together with the Department of Social Development is in the process of establishing a Local Drug Action Committee (LDAC), The first meeting and workshop was held on 9 November 2018 at the Department of Health.
The planning for the 2018 Lights Festival hosted annually by George Municipality is totally switched on this year with the fantastic news that well-known Emo Adams will be the star of the programme.
Summer brings with it many wonderful things. Long lazy days at the pool, sipping ice cold cocktails, leisurely lunches and of course delectably sweet seasonal fruit.
Tsogo Sun calls off casino and hotel sale November 12, 2018
Tsogo Sun has called off its planned sale of seven casino and hotel businesses to Hospitality Property Fund due to a lack of support from shareholders, the South African company said on Monday.
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Firefighters dig battle lines as California wildfire continues raging November 12, 2018
The wildfire in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California has killed at least 29 people with more than 200 people still unaccounted for
China postpones lifting ban for rhino and tiger products November 12, 2018
Animal welfare group welcomes postponement, but urges China to scrap the policy altogether
Germany opens door to deal on EU digital tax at December meeting November 12, 2018
Berlin now says it wants to avoid talks lasting 100 years and will give proceeds to the EU
May stares into Brexit abyss as domestic opposition mounts November 12, 2018
UK premier’s strategy under attack from all sides, increasing risk that her plan for leaving EU will be rejected by parliament
Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un’s struggle to fuel his economy November 12, 2018
Kim Jong Un has the nuclear weapons his father almost bargained away – but he is still enmeshed in North Korea’s real struggle for power
US tells Saudi prince Khashoggi killers to be held accountable November 12, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman the US will hold accountable all those involved in the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist, in a telephone call that also took in the conflict in Yemen.
Mkhwebane defends probe of Pravin Gordhan November 12, 2018
Public protector says she is still deciding whether to proceed with investigation of public enterprises minister
Tom Moyane is taking his war with Cyril Ramaphosa to court, again November 12, 2018
The axed Sars commissioner’s lawyer, Eric Mabuza, says his team is working as quickly as possible to take legal action to protect Moyane’s rights
New Zealand recruiting SA teachers to tackle shortage November 12, 2018
SA is one of the countries being targeted by the country’s government to fill 6,000 teaching posts
Embattled Road Accident Fund to get permanent board November 12, 2018
The government is hoping that the appointment of the board will help stabilise the cash-strapped fund, which has been struggling to meet its obligations
Hogan: ‘ANC tried to force my hand in Gama matter’ November 12, 2018
Barbara Hogan said she experienced ‘enormous pressure’ to approve the appointment of Siyabonga Gama as the chief executive of Transnet in 2009
Land expropriation without compensation spells ‘economic disaster’ November 12, 2018
Two Gibs academics have conducted a macroeconomic impact assessment of the proposed land policy — and their results are not pretty
Funding model at SOE’s was never resolved: Hogan November 12, 2018
Former Public Enterprise Minister Barbara Hogan says the funding model of State Owned Enterprises was never properly resolved during her tenure and that she was persecuted by senior members of the ruling party for publicly stating the dire financial situation of South African Airways (SAA).
MARKET WRAP: JSE loses almost 2% as BAT slumps and oil rises November 12, 2018
Rising oil prices and dismal corporate news competed for attention on Monday, with banks and retailers under most pressure
‘Comeback kids’ label not ideal for Boks November 12, 2018
The Springboks under Rassie Erasmus have been a side that has often had to fight back from being behind in matches.
Rassie talks up Scotland’s 3 South African ‘friends’ November 12, 2018
There are three South African-born players in the Scotland squad that will take on the Springboks on Saturday.
Sexton eyes another historic exploit against All Blacks November 12, 2018
Jonathan Sexton says he and his Ireland team-mates want to make more history with a home win over world champions New Zealand.
Stuart Baxter will hope that Thulani Serero is ready to play against Nigeria in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.
Springbok Women look to improve against Spain November 12, 2018
The Springboks went down 19-5 against Wales in Cardiff in their first Test since the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, they trailed 12-5 for most of the second half.
Caster stars in night of honours for SA’s best November 12, 2018
Multiple Olympic and world champion Caster Semenya stole the show at the South African sports awards in Bloemfontein on Sunday, walking away with the Sports Star and Sportswoman of the Year awards
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