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Strandloper Expedition sets off. Still no sign of Bert Scheepers. Hessequa invites applications for the Audit Committee and folks who would like to support local festivals.
The Eagles narrowly see off a Zimbabwean Academy side.
The conservative states in the USA are getting more conservative and the leftist ones more leftist. Rioting breaks out again in Venezuela. May will try to ‘save’ Brexit. UN calls for maximum restraint in the Gulf.
Seems the DA has lost support on both sides. Mogoeng says the NPA is not doing enough to fight corruption. 830 people head to parliament.
Trump gets tough on Huawei but eases up on vehicle tariffs. Can the SOE’s be fixed – I doubt it, but the fact that the CEO of SAA is making such statements makes me think there’s talk of selling them? Then Ramaphosa says our future is in Eskom’s hands – there are other options Mr President. JSE at a six-week low.
Pakistan dish out a lesson to the Protea women. It’s truth-time for the Stormers. Can the President fix SA Rugby.
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For the past six months, a team of six marine warriors have been planning the Strandloper Project coastal expedition and are finally set to start off on their ten-day hike on Wednesday 15 May.
Egbertus “Bert” Scheepers, 65, has been missing since May 9 and was reported as being missing to police the following day.
The Hessequa Municipality awaits applications of independent competent individuals from the private sector to serve as members on its Audit Committee.
Die Hessequa munisipaliteit rig hiermee ‘n uitnodiging vir die indiening van aansoek te ondersteuning van gebeurlikhede en of feeste in die 2019/2020 finansiële jaar [1 July 2019 30 Junie 2020]
Tasting for this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show has just ended and judges were hugely positive about the overall quality of the wines entered, once again posing the question: “If SA wine is so good, why doesn’t it demand more of a premium internationally?”
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The hordes of people who attended the Rugby Festival in the Southern Cape were entertained to the tune of 18 tries in the two matches, with the result in the main match in the balance until the last minutes.
The text, which the Republican-led senate sent to Governor Ivey’s desk for signature into law, doesn’t include exceptions in cases of rape or incest
Venezuelan self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said on Tuesday that troops had joined his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro
British goverment to put forward Brexit bill in June May 15, 2019
Prime Minister Theresa May’s government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesperson announced.
The United Nations has called on all actors in the Middle East Gulf region to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any escalation amid heightened tensions
DA lost out in key townships, analysis shows May 15, 2019
Support in Soweto, Tshwane, Diepsloot, Alexandra and Langa drops from 2016 level
The NPA has for years faced allegations of political interference, with claims that this had led to some cases being shelved.
The Electoral Commission of South Africa officially handed over the list of 830 elective representatives headed to Parliament to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng at the Constitutional Court in Braamfontein.
The executive order bans US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms considered a national security risk
The tariffs face wide opposition in US Congress with some saying the 25% tariff would lead to hundreds of thousands of job losses in the US
SAA’s Jarana believes the airline can be turned around despite it posting losses since 2012
SA’s fortunes in Eskom’s hands – Ramaphosa May 15, 2019
President Cyril Ramphosa said government would announce further plans in the State of the Nation Address about how it plans to deal with cash-strapped parastatal Eskom.
Ebbing fears about the US-China trade war failed to lift the local bourse, with Naspers falling after authorities blocked its bid to buy WeBuyCars
A fine effort by Nida Dar proved key as Pakistan began the five-match Twenty20 Series against the Proteas Women with a crushing victory.
Stormers can pounce on Crusaders penalties May 15, 2019
Discipline at the breakdown has cost Kiwis so Stormers must make them pay penalty
The siphoning off of SA talent to Europe is continuous, but it becomes a torrent at the end of a World Cup cycle, writes Mike Greenaway.
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