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2016-10-01 Home Affairs Committee Applauds Arrest of Corrupt Border Officials
[News24Wire] Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has applauded the arrest of 20 home affairs officials and six civilians at the Lesotho border on charges relating to fraud and corruption.

2016-10-01 2 Cops Injured in Shootout With Robbers
[News24Wire] Two KZN police officers have been injured after a shootout with robbers in KwaDukuza on Saturday morning, IPSS Medical Rescue said.

2016-10-01 37 Illegal Zim Migrants Arrested in South Africa
[New Zimbabwe] SOME 37 illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe were arrested in South Africa on Thursday, the South Africa Police Service (SAPS) has confirmed.

2016-10-01 Don't Abuse Referees, Safa
[SAFA] The South African Football Association (SAFA) Head of Referees has warned club officials who vent their anger on match referees especially after losing games that action will be taken against them.

2016-10-01 Safa West Rand Geared for Women's U19 Inter-Provincial Tourney
[SAFA] The 2016 Edition of the SAFA U19 Women Inter-Provincial tournament will kick off on Saturday, 1 October at the Kagiso Sports Grounds in the SAFA West Rand and will run until 4 October.

2016-10-01 UCT Chair Pleads With Students to Allow Varsity to Reopen On Monday
[News24Wire] University of Cape Town council chairperson Sipho Pityana has urged protesting students to allow the university to reopen on Monday.

2016-10-01 Nutrition Plays a Key Role in Football Performance
[SAFA] This is a fundamental topic in football and quite broad to cover just in 1 article. We will try and summarise yet touch on key issues. Nutrition is essential in football and it plays a very key role in player's performance.

2016-09-30 Zulu King Not Guilty of Promoting Hatred - Rights Commission
[News24Wire] The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Friday said it did not believe that King Goodwill Zwelithini was guilty of promoting or propagating hatred against migrants on March 15, 2015, during a speech in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal.

2016-09-30 Pula! Botswana At 50 - Love, Race and Duty in the Struggle for Freedom
[GroundUp] Shunned by the British Empire, for Seretse and Ruth Khama, the personal was political

2016-09-30 Winnie Mandela Robbed of R83 000 Birthday Gift Money
[News24Wire] Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has opened a case of theft after discovering her R83 000 birthday cash gift had gone missing on Thursday.

2016-09-30 Protesters Burn Down New Hospital Wing
[GroundUp] They accuse construction company of hiring people from outside the area

2016-09-30 South African Teen Wins Big At Google Science Fair
[SA Info] South African Kiara Nirghin was named the winner of the Grand Prize at the annual Google Science Fair, announced in Mountain View in the US on 27 September.

2016-09-30 Suspect Accuses Cop of Rape While in Custody
[News24Wire] A Mitchells Plain police officer is being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate after a woman claimed to have been raped while in custody.

2016-09-30 Model Should Be Jailed for Racist Comments, Urinating On Me - Taxi Driver
[News24Wire] Former taxi driver Michelle Nomgcana says international model Djavan Arrigone should have been sentenced to jail for urinating on him outside a Claremont club two years ago.

2016-09-30 Credit Rating Downgrade Very Likely - Economist
[News24Wire] A quick glance at the factors that influence a country's credit rating suggests that South Africa could indeed be in store for a sub-investment grade rating, says economist Arthur Kamp of Sanlam Investment Management.

2016-09-30 Most ANC Branches Reject Calls for Early Elective Conference - Kodwa
[News24Wire] ANC branches have overwhelmingly rejected calls for an early elective or consultative conference.

2016-09-30 Petrol Price Hike Announced
[News24Wire] The Department of Energy announced on Friday that as from Wednesday October 5 the retail price of petrol (93 octane) will increase by 44 cents per litre and that of 95 octane by 43c per litre.

2016-09-30 Zuma Must Intervene - Vice Chancellors
[News24Wire] Johannesburg University's Vice Chancellor Ihron Rensburg has called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene on the raging Fees Must Fall campaign, adding his voice to his Wits counterpart.

2016-09-30 Minister Hanekom Welcomes SA Tourism Appointment
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has welcomed the appointment of Sisa Ntshona as the CEO of South African Tourism.

2016-09-30 Energy Minister Delays Release of RFPS
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has delayed the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) regarding the Nuclear New Build Programme.

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