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Curro learner on her way to Harvard. Notorious Sedgefield criminal arrested. When, where and how to enjoy a good port.
Trump’s blind spot re Wikileaks criticized. IMF awaiting outcome of Venezuela’s contested elections. Where will Assange be extradited to? Trump meets Moon in the aftermath of the failed negotiations with Kim. Is Assange a hero or a villain?
Prasa’s turnaround has failed. Gordhan subpoenaed re the rogue unit. Cele commits to law and order during the elections. Ramaphosa approves 8 candidates for the SABC board.
EU and the US begin trade negotiations. Mining drags the JSE down. IMF and World Bank caution against Chinese loans.
Louis Oosthuizen is 5 back after round one of the Masters. Rugby Australia tramp on Folau’s freedom of speech. Kane’s injury is serious. Blitzbokke to concentrate on their mental state after another disappointing weekend. Trouble brewing between SA cricket players and CSA.
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When Lara van Rooyen from Curro Mossel Bay, scored an esteemed 92.86% average to secure joint honours as Curro Holdings’ IEB top academic achiever of 2018, it was clear that South Africa is dealing with a prodigious academic mind.
A “well known” Sedgefield criminal was arrested in town recently, thanks to the quick response from a local armed response officer.
When you think of Calitzdorp and the Swartland, there aren’t many close links apart from the fact that they’re both farming communities, producing excellent quality wines with a very similar dry and sunny climate.
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Donald Trump’s WikiLeaks blind spot raises eyebrows April 11, 2019
Trump’s denial belies the praise he showered on the organisation during his presidential campaign
IMF awaits decision on Venezuela government recognition April 11, 2019
The International Monetary Fund will not allow the country access to its reserves, until either Nicolás Maduro or Juan Guaidó is officially recognised
A spokesman for the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Thursday they were following the news of Assange’s arrest
Moon, Trump meet in wake of North Korea summit failure April 11, 2019
US President Donald Trump has emerged as an unlikely peacemaker in the Korean peninsula as he stages a determined effort to put Washington and Pyongyang on a historic path to reconciliation.
Julian Assange: Conspiracy theorist proved right? April 11, 2019
Julian Assange had always denied the Swedish sexual assault claims, saying they were politically motivated and expressing fears of a plot to transfer him to US to face trial there.
Prasa turnaround has failed, says Nzimande April 11, 2019
Transport minister to put in place a two-stage intervention beginning with the appointment of a task team to undertake an analysis of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA
Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan confirmed on Thursday that a subpoena had been served on him by the Public Protector in relation to the so-called Sars “rogue unit”.
Law and order will prevail during general elections: Cele April 11, 2019
Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says police have a comprehensive plan to ensure that voting on May 8 is executed smoothly.
Ramaphosa appoints SABC Board April 11, 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed and appointed the eight SABC board candidates, more than three weeks after the National Assembly passed a resolution for the President to appoint the candidates.
EU countries agree to start formal trade talks with US April 11, 2019
The move is designed but not guaranteed to smooth strained relations between the world’s two largest economies
Global growth concerns and poor local data conspire to pull the JSE lower
IMF, World Bank urge caution with China loans April 11, 2019
The rising influence of lending by China to developing nations is increasingly under the spotlight amid concerns the growing debt burden and onerous conditions could sow the seeds of a crisis.
Brooks Koepka, who has won two of the last three majors, held a share of the first-round Masters lead with Bryson DeChambeau while three-times champion Phil Mickelson was one shot off the pace on Thursday.
Rugby Australia said it had made repeated attempts to contact the fullback since his controversial Instagram post claiming “hell awaits” gays on Wednesday.
Harry Kane ankle damage significant, say Tottenham April 11, 2019
Kane, who has already injured the same ankle this season, was pictured leaving Tottenham’s new stadium on crutches.
Harding opened with a birdie from 10 feet and added another at the third, landing his approach two feet from the cup.
Veteran Justin Geduld believes the exercise helped freshen up minds and make players take ownership of their mistakes in Hong Kong
Cricketers’ chief Tony Irish barred from CSA meeting April 11, 2019
National body plays hard-ball with SA Cricketers’ Association boss
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