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The DA retains Ward 5 in Knysna. Men take a stand vs violence against women at George Municipality. Two schools to be more disabled-friendly in Bitou. Dining at the Plettenberg Hotel’s private cellar. Planned power outages for large parts of George and New Dawn Park. Knysna Film Festival is offering free listings on their website.
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Putin signs a deal with Mozambique. Rift between S Korea and Japan widens. Change is coming to Russia.
Provinces cautious about NHI reforms – opponents are against transformation, says Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa needs to impose himself on the ANC – and do it quickly. Land theft dealt a blow by ConCourt.
JSE lower, awaiting a decision from the US Fed. Inflation numbers better than expected. Moodys reads SA the riot act over Eskom debt.
Jofra Archer – 15 wickets from 3 innings’ – second test and already the best fast bowler in the world. The Ox keen to make up for lost time. Warren Whitely confident ‘Boks can win the world cup. Ngwe picks his back-up team for the Indian tour.
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by Bonginkosi Madikizela – DA Western Cape Provincial Leader: The Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape is encouraged to have retained ward 5 in yesterday’s by-election in Knysna and wishes to congratulate newly-elected ward councillor, Hilton Stroebel.
The male councillors and officials present at the Ordinary Council of Thursday 22 August stood together to show their solidarity for the reduction of Violent Crime against Women movement during Woman’s Month.
Construction to make two schools in the Bitou Municipal area fully accessible to people with disabilities was recently completed and upgrades to a further eight schools in the Eden and Central Karoo Education District are set to follow.
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Putin signs energy and security deals with Mozambique August 22, 2019
Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi in Moscow to sign agreements on information protection and a deal with Russian oil producer Rosneft
The move, highlighting the feud between the two countries escalating from diplomatic sniping to trade measures, has alarmed the US
There is no palace coup brewing in Moscow August 22, 2019
Change, however, is taking place as political forces within the Russian elite realign themselves, writes Leonid Bershidsky
Provinces ask for caution on NHI reforms August 22, 2019
Huge restructuring will be required for an entirely new health-system architecture
Opponents of NHI are against transformation – Ramaphosa August 22, 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa said some people opposed to the National Health Insurance (NHI) is opposed to transformation against the backdrop of massive inequality in the health sector.
Cyril must show who is boss – quickly August 22, 2019
There is no time for indecisiveness – the president is up against thugs and needs to muscle up to win
ConCourt rules against historical inequalities in land ownership August 22, 2019
The Constitutional Court has confirmed Section 1 of the Land Affairs General Amendment Act and Section 25A of the Upgrading Act was inconsistent with the Constitution and invalid.
Investors will be closely monitoring Fed chair Jerome Powell’s speech looking for any hints on whether the Fed may cut rates further in 2019
WATCH: Why inflation eases more than expected August 22, 2019
Lukman Otunuga from FXTM talks to Business Day TV about CPI and whether the latest print will put pressure on the Bank to cut rates again
Cut spending or raise taxes to fund Eskom bailout, says Moody’s August 22, 2019
The credit ratings agency says in a brief note it expects the government to either cut spending or raise taxes to fund the power utility’s bailout
Archer takes 6 as England bowl out Australia August 22, 2019
Jofra Archer took six wickets as England dismissed an Australia side without star batsman Steve Smith for just 179 on the first day of the third Ashes Test
Injury-hit Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain penned a new deal with the European champions on Thursday and pledged to “make up for lost time”.
Bok defence can win World Cup – Whiteley August 22, 2019
The Springboks not only have the side to win the World Cup, but they have the defensive system that can help them achieve this says Warren Whiteley.
Fielding coach Justin Ontong retained his position for the trip in September and October.
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