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2016-02-08 Mandela's Grandson Weds His Muslim Bride
[News24Wire] The grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, Nkosi Zwelivelile 'Mandla' Mandela announced his marriage to Muslim bride, Rabia Clarke on Sunday.

2016-02-08 Trapped Miners - Govt Confirms Lily Mine Closure
[News24Wire] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Monday that, after visiting Lily Mine in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, on Friday, the company agreed with the ministry that it should be closed with immediate effect.

2016-02-08 Permission Granted for State of the Nation Protests
[News24Wire] Thousands of people representing three organisations have been granted permission to protest in the Cape Town CBD on the day President Jacob Zuma presents his State of the Nation Address (Sona).

2016-02-08 Unions Justified to Demand Double Digit Pay Increases
[GroundUp] But is the labour movement sufficiently united, independent and democratic to defend workers?

2016-02-08 Mining Heavyweights Descend On Cape Town
[News24Wire] Local and international mining industry heavyweights will descend on Cape Town for the 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba taking place from February 8 to 11.

2016-02-08 Khoi and San Rights Activists Protest Outside Parliament
[News24Wire] Disgruntled activists for Khoi and San rights surprised Parliament on Monday when they tried to push through the gates.

2016-02-08 Ballet Dancer, 16, Wins International Prix De Lausanne Award
[News24Wire] A 16-year-old South African ballet dancer, Leroy Mokgatle, has won a scholarship at the Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition in Switzerland.

2016-02-08 Lionel Richie's SA Support Act Announced
[News24Wire] Big Concerts on Monday confirmed that R&B/Soul singer Zonke will be supporting the iconic Lionel Richie on his South African tour dates in March.

2016-02-08 Zwane - Regulatory Certainty Top Priority for Mining
[News24Wire] The South African government is determined to speed up regulatory and policy certainty in the mining sector, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Monday.

2016-02-08 'Blackface' Incident Was Actually Purple-Face - Stellenbosch Students
[News24Wire] The students involved in the latest incident of "blackface" at Stellenbosch University have apologised for any offence their actions caused, but have stated that they were dressed as purple aliens at a space-themed residence party.

2016-02-08 Third Rhodes Park Suspect Back in Court
[News24Wire] The bail application of the third man arrested in connection with the Rhodes Park double murder and a gang rape is expected to continue in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

2016-02-08 Unlike Other MPs, Nene Highly Employable - Roodt
[News24Wire] Will Nhlanhla Nene head up the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA (Brics) nations' new Development Bank? Economist Dawie Roodt doesn't think so. He suspects that Nene will land a cushy directorship within the private sector.

2016-02-08 Right Time for Mining Companies to Bounce Back
[News24Wire] The crisis facing African mining companies, who have fallen behind global peers due to declining productivity and return on invested capital, can be turned around, a McKinsey report released on Monday reveals.

2016-02-08 Noakes's Hpcsa Hearing Due to Continue
[News24Wire] The hearing against Professor Tim Noakes by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is expected to continue on Monday.

2016-02-08 DNA Evidence Key to Rhodes Park Prosecution Case
[News24Wire] DNA evidence was expected to play a crucial role in linking three suspects to the brutal attack on two couples at Rhodes Park in Kensington.

2016-02-08 Parties Condemn ANCYL Leader Over 'Civil War' Threats
[News24Wire] Political parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League leader's threats of a civil war.

2016-02-08 Rubbish Piles Up in Enkanini for Nearly Two Weeks
[GroundUp] This follows a dispute between workers and the refuse removal contractors over the appointment of staff in the township.

2016-02-08 The Shame of South Africa's Black Political Prisoners
[Fahamu] More than twenty years after the end of formal apartheid, several African nationalists who resisted the inhuman system are still languishing in prison. Yet many apartheid agents who committed atrocious crimes against the African people were pardoned, some without even expressing any remorse. This is unacceptable. The ANC Government must release all political prisoners now.

2016-02-08 Fill Teacher Posts, Demand Port Elizabeth Parents
[GroundUp] Parents keep schools closed in protest

2016-02-08 Government Needs to Consult Properly Before Closing Schools
[GroundUp] Provincial education departments are failing to follow procedures

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