South Africa 17.1.2018 12:46 pm

A comedy of errors

Photography can be a risky business, especially at night.

Local photographer Christo Smith, founder of Christo Smith photography, took a bit of a tumble in search of the perfect storm shot.

A comedy of errors
A comedy of errors

A comedy of errors

Photography can be a risky business, especially at night.

Nelson Mandela Foundation and partners to honour ethical public servants
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Nelson Mandela Foundation and partners to honour ethical public servants

The primary objective is to name and fame bureaucrats working with integrity and doing the right thing even when no-one is watching.
ANC Joburg deputy secretary in court for alleged R9k fraud
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ANC Joburg deputy secretary in court for alleged R9k fraud

Bovu is accused of asking members of the public to deposit money into Thembelihle Trust for the purposes of allocating them municipal stands in Lenasia.
Factory damaged after fire in Umbilo
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Factory damaged after fire in Umbilo

The cause of the fire is not immediately apparent.
Several children injured in taxi crash in Umlazi
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Several children injured in taxi crash in Umlazi

The cause of the accident is still unknown.
Mid-Week Reflections: DA Joburg has no carte blanche to handpick service providers
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Mid-Week Reflections: DA Joburg has no carte blanche to handpick service providers

The City’s reasons for failing to disclose details of its forensic investigations include the excuse that addressing these questions slows down service delivery and their inability to track the costs of these investigations.
ANC, EFF united in protest against ‘racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng
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ANC, EFF united in protest against ‘racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng

Parents of the learners who were denied access at the school had threatened to shut it down when it reopens on Wednesday.
Gauteng MEC Lesufi opens R97m school in poor community
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Gauteng MEC Lesufi opens R97m school in poor community

The revamped school is now equipped with a laboratory, dining hall and also has sporting facilities.
GALLERY: Back to school 2018
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GALLERY: Back to school 2018

Wednesday, 17 January marked the first day of school for many children in the country.
Life Esidimeni hearing on death of patients to resume on Thursday
South Africa

Life Esidimeni hearing on death of patients to resume on Thursday

Selebano admitted that his department erred when it ignored warnings from families and its own psychiatrists.
Parliament chief whips on ‘study tour’ in Ghana, UK
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Parliament chief whips on ‘study tour’ in Ghana, UK

The study will include oversight over the executive and how it accounts to Parliament.
28 500 Gauteng pupils still looking for places
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28 500 Gauteng pupils still looking for places

Education system in province is under siege in terms of Grades 1 and 8, says Lesufi.
Selby residents seething over housing
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Selby residents seething over housing

Mayor Herman Mashaba accused of unfairly allocating housing.
Family wants rape accused assessed
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Family wants rape accused assessed

The matter was postponed to February 15 when the doctor who assessed the accused will give his testimony.
Stadium roof damaged by extreme weather conditions
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Stadium roof damaged by extreme weather conditions

Some sections of the roof that were blown off also damaged other parts of the stadium structure.
R25m set aside to fix Jean Avenue sinkhole
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R25m set aside to fix Jean Avenue sinkhole

The DA-led administration says the previous one did not adequately budget for sinkhole repairs.
Msimanga bats for women cricket players
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Msimanga bats for women cricket players

The mayor says the women’s cricket empowerment programme enables them to improve their lives and their future, not only through cricket skills development.
Man gets life for rape of girl, 4
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Man gets life for rape of girl, 4

Attacker put child’s life at risk by leaving her alone in bushes at night – judge.
Ex-Scorpions chief off the hook
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Ex-Scorpions chief off the hook

He would have had to steal the money from himself, says high court judge.
Tshwane pupils get school kit
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Tshwane pupils get school kit

Leamogetswe is a nongovernmental organisation established in 1984.
Ramaphosa ‘on the warpath’ against state capture
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Ramaphosa ‘on the warpath’ against state capture

Outa says it ‘signals a new centre of power that is more powerful than Zuma’.
Charge individuals involved in state capture deals – Corruption Watch
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Charge individuals involved in state capture deals – Corruption Watch

David Lewis, executive director of Corruption Watch says criminal  prosecutions should follow. 
One person dies, two injured in collision in Belhar, Cape Town
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One person dies, two injured in collision in Belhar, Cape Town

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
UPDATE : Cape Town’s central railway line to reopen on Wednesday
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UPDATE : Cape Town’s central railway line to reopen on Wednesday

Prasa and Untu on Tuesday confirmed that they had agreed to restore the service on Wednesday.
Nehawu to go on strike at Unisa on Wednesday
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Nehawu to go on strike at Unisa on Wednesday

The union is demanding salary increases of 12 percent across the board while Unisa management is offering 6.5 percent. 
Cosatu calls former DA leader Tony Leon’s drought communications contract corruption
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Cosatu calls former DA leader Tony Leon’s drought communications contract corruption

Mayor De Lille’s sister should also be looked into as a beneficiary of this kind of legal contracts, says the union federation.

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