Wits poll outcome a victory for silenced students – DA

The party says the poll is a victory for the ‘overwhelming majority’ of students who have been silenced through violence and intimidation.

A poll conducted by the Witwatersrand University showing that 77% of staff and students want lectures to resume on Monday is a victory for students who were silenced, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday.

Wits poll outcome a victory for silenced students – DA

Wits poll outcome a victory for silenced students – DA

The party says the poll is a victory for the ‘overwhelming majority’ of students who have been silenced through violence and intimidation.

Hlaudi gets R400k pay hike, salary is now R4.2m

Hlaudi gets R400k pay hike, salary is now R4.2m

While the SABC contends with its R411m financial loss – key documents have revealed that former chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng enjoyed a big increase in salary.
LISTEN: Mazibuko on how students can make #FeesMustFall successful

LISTEN: Mazibuko on how students can make #FeesMustFall successful

Shutting down university campuses isn’t going to benefit students in their call for free higher education, Mazibuko says.
‘Cabinet reshuffle list’: Nzimande to be home affairs minister

‘Cabinet reshuffle list’: Nzimande to be home affairs minister

The Presidency has slammed the list of an alleged Cabinet reshuffle, calling it ‘malicious’ and ‘untruthful’.
Majority want Wits lectures to resume

Majority want Wits lectures to resume

The poll conducted on Thursday showed that 77% wanted lectures to resume, with 33% voting against it.
Mboweni on Sars, Treasury, reserve bank: Investors are worried

Mboweni on Sars, Treasury, reserve bank: Investors are worried

Mboweni says SA can still be on a good ‘wicket’ as an investment destination, though if we want to be a global player, we need to be organised and serious.
Court stops Icasa spectrum auction

Court stops Icasa spectrum auction

Icasa in July this year invited interested role players to apply for spectrum within the 700MHz, 800MHz and 2 600MHz bands.

VIDEO: De Kock six smacks fan in face

Quinton de Kock smashed Australia’s bowlers to all corners of the park, but one shot unfortunately caused a fan even more pain than what the Aussies were feeling.

Petrol price to rise next week – energy department

The department has attributed the increases to the strengthening of the rand against the US dollar.

Dog poisoning rises in Centurion

Owner Chanelle Burger said her dog had swallowed 12 viennas in her back yard.

‘Lady in White’ monument moved to Durban’s Maritime Museum

The woman became loved worldwide for singing a welcome and farewell to every warship, troop ship and hospital ship that sailed through local waters during WW II.

Afriforum halt illegal harvesting of the protected Matumi tree

AfriForum has already laid criminal charges against the company is says harvests the protected tree species.

Black Coffee’s management breaks silence on slapping incident

Both record labels agree that AKA’s road manager was not the right person to discuss issues with Black Coffee directly on the night of the incident.

Pupil, 17, found murdered near railway line

He was stabbed in the chest with a knife.

Snake delays aircraft in Phalaborwa

A Python on a runway at the Phalaborwa Airport caused a delay in the landing of an aircraft from OR Tambo.

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Black Coffee’s management breaks silence on slapping incident

Both record labels agree that AKA’s road manager was not the right person to discuss issues with Black Coffee directly on the night of the incident.

I was so depressed I wanted to kill myself – Nonhle Thema

At one point, the hashtag, #RestInPeaceNonhleThema, was trending on Twitter, so she went to her room to try to end her life.

What are you bad at in bed?

Facing up to the things we ‘suck at’ (or don’t want to) is as important as celebrating our sexual superpowers.

Bonang named Ipanema footwear ambassador

Words of congratulations flooded Queen B’s timeline on Friday morning after making the announcement.

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Jomo Sono’s son hijacked in Johannesburg  

Jomo Cosmos midfielder Matsilele Sono Junior was the victim of a hijacking on Thursday. 

Zamalek to sell 100 000 tickets for Sundowns clash in Cairo

Zamalek chairperson Mortada Mansour hopes to have 100 000 fans in the stadium for their 2016 Caf Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Ertugral asks for time

Orlando Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral says it will take time for the players to adapt to his style of football.

Chiefs to sign an Italian midfielder?

Kaizer Chiefs might sign an Italian-born midfielder from Cape Town, Gerardo Eliano Cozzolino, after his trial was extended for two weeks.

sport

De Kock the record-breaking destroyer as SA hammer the Aussies

The imperious De Kock simply slaughtered the under-strength Australian attack.

Lions secure playoff spot

The Sharks were full of fight and agro in the first half, but in the second half the Lions started to turn the corner.

Phehlukwayo takes 4 as Australia ebb & flow

Andile Phehlukwayo was the outstanding bowler as South Africa restricted Australia to 294 for nine in an intriguing first innings of the first ODI at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

Mohoje – a future Bok skipper?

Springbok flank Teboho ‘Oupa’ Mohoje has been mentioned as a possible captaincy candidate when Adriaan Strauss retires at the end of the year.

business

E-toll boss to lead Sanral

Macozoma to replace retiring Nazir Alli.

Minimum wages: good or bad for South Africa?

Excessively high minimum wage could leave more youth jobless.

Beverage industry starts to freeze jobs and investments as sugar tax looms

As it counts the cost of government’s ambitions to trim bellies and fat.

LISTEN: Shock revelations about Sars

Johann van Loggerenberg and Adrian Lackay on their troubling book ‘Rogue: The Inside Story of Sars’s Elite Crime-busting Unit’.

world

Protests after unarmed black man shot dead by US police

The shooting took place as the United States reels from a string of police killings of black men that have raised racial tensions nationwide.

School security guard gunned down in tense Thai south

A security volunteer was gunned down by suspected rebels while guarding a primary school in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south, police said Thursday.

China warns Japan not to ‘play with fire’ in S. China Sea

Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of the South China Sea, dismissing rival partial claims from its Southeast Asian neighbours.

33 missing after China landslides: Xinhua

Thirteen people had been rescued by early Thursday and 33 remain missing, it said.

opinion

What are you bad at in bed?

Facing up to the things we ‘suck at’ (or don’t want to) is as important as celebrating our sexual superpowers.

Our leadership vacuum … sucks

The void at the top of national government has left a lot of supposed leaders knowing there are no consequences for shocking decisions.

Welcome to the Hlaudi Show…

His confidence sometimes leaves one in wonder – I mean, where does it come from? Hlaudi has not taken a single acting class in his life.

Europe must halt referendums

Referendums have most typically been held about membership. If they persist, the European Union may find Brexit the least of its worries.

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