features 23.8.2016 05:19 pm

UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named

He was rushed to GJ Crookes Hospital by police.

Scottburgh police have confirmed that the security guard shot in the early hours of this morning was wounded in the chest and back, South Coast Herald reports.

UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named
UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named

UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named

He was rushed to GJ Crookes Hospital by police.

‘London has spoken’ in EFF-DA agreement, says Mngxitama
South Africa

‘London has spoken’ in EFF-DA agreement, says Mngxitama

In the wake of the EFF ‘handing power’ to the DA in several key metros, an old conspiracy theory has emerged yet again.
Sacked army man goes back to work
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Sacked army man goes back to work

A board of inquiry found there was no evidence that Mamasedi had been abducted.
Elton Jantjies is the ultimate team player
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Elton Jantjies is the ultimate team player

A lot of emphasis has been put on his personal battle with Hurricanes’ All Black flyhalf Beauden Barrett, but Jantjies said it’s never personal for him.
Courtnall Skosan: Juggling a few balls
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Courtnall Skosan: Juggling a few balls

Former Bulls player is putting up a paw for the Lions.
Make millions using your XBox
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Make millions using your XBox

Tournaments are now held in stadiums, as thousands come to watch, while millions watch online from around the world.
Bisraam Rambilass: ‘Shine your light on others’
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Bisraam Rambilass: ‘Shine your light on others’

‘We say that you have to appreciate that each flower has its own fragrance, its own colour and its own beauty.’
Tracing the development of Sandton’s CBD
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Tracing the development of Sandton’s CBD

Take a look back in time to Sandton when it was basically a farm, long before becoming an economic powerhouse.
Athol Trollip’s ‘love’ for isiXhosa language
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Athol Trollip’s ‘love’ for isiXhosa language

He claims he spoke IsiXhosa before English, ‘or simultaneously’, as he grew up alongside the Xhosa community, where he had friends.
Danny Jordaan and the battle for Nelson Mandela Bay
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Danny Jordaan and the battle for Nelson Mandela Bay

He comes from a working class family and was supported by his father Alexander, who was a mechanic.
Kenya out to expose its ‘fake refugees’
Africa

Kenya out to expose its ‘fake refugees’

Kenyan government says it wants to repatriate Somalians and find out which Kenyans are pretending to be Somalians.
We can learn from nature – Julius Mkansi
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We can learn from nature – Julius Mkansi

Just because animals talk differently, doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them, says the wilderness ranger.
Seven years of plenty for public protector
South Africa

Seven years of plenty for public protector

We must soon bid farewell to Thuli Madonsela. She reflects with Yadhana Jadoo on what her term meant to her and what might come next.
Mashinini’s death ‘was murder, not Aids’
South Africa

Mashinini’s death ‘was murder, not Aids’

Mystery continues to surround the death of the young man who started the Soweto Uprising of 1976, which is remembered again tomorrow.
Soweto uprising wounds still raw
features

Soweto uprising wounds still raw

Four decades on, racial hatred and frustrations at post-apartheid SA’s failure to deliver jobs and opportunities threaten to sink the march of hope.
How safe are SA zoos for our kids?
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How safe are SA zoos for our kids?

In the wake of the Harambe tragedy in the US, we visit Gauteng’s zoos and check their safety protocols.
50 shades of black – SA, the pigmentocracy
Columns

50 shades of black – SA, the pigmentocracy

Given the choice to go a few shades lighter or darker, which way would almost every black South African go? The answer is obvious, but why?
Horror of modern slavery in SA
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Horror of modern slavery in SA

A survey has revealed that an estimated 10 631 women were victims of forced marriage at the time of the poll.
SPECIAL REPORT: Truth about Gordhan arrest
South Africa

SPECIAL REPORT: Truth about Gordhan arrest

What is the real basis of the ongoing case that is apparently being built by the Hawks against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his former SA Revenue Service (Sars) colleagues from his years as the Sars commissioner?
Ted Dumitru: Africa’s adopted son
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Ted Dumitru: Africa’s adopted son

Often controversial and stubborn in his beliefs, Dumitru was categorised as one of the two South Africa-based ‘professors of soccer’.
Africa Day: A beginner’s guide to African languages
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Africa Day: A beginner’s guide to African languages

In celebration of Africa Day, we showcase a few foreign African languages commonly heard in Joburg.
Ellis Park disaster: A lesson to SA from Ghana
Phakaaathi

Ellis Park disaster: A lesson to SA from Ghana

Just over 15 years ago, 43 lives were lost in the Ellis Park stadium tragedy. Weeks later, in Ghana, 127 souls perished in an eerily similar way. This year, SA and Ghana mourned together for the first time.
Combrinck loves the farm life
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Combrinck loves the farm life

Commies, as he is known among his teammates, grew up just around the corner from Nkandla, president Jacob Zuma’s homestead.
When tribalism becomes civil war
South Africa

When tribalism becomes civil war

Tribalism remains our generally unacknowledged shame that defeats the spirit of a rainbow nation every bit as much as the bigoted attitudes of racist people.
Why Zulu king’s salary is the biggest
South Africa

Why Zulu king’s salary is the biggest

IFP national chairperson explains why it is foolish to expect other kings to earn as much as the Zulu king.

 

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