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2016-12-04 Drag Racer, Passengers Arrested After Gunfight With Traffic Cops
[News24Wire] A drag racer and four passengers were arrested after shots were fired at members of the City of Cape Town's Ghost Squad after a high speed chase through Athlone on Friday night.

2016-12-04 Powell Heaps Praise On Blitzboks Defence
[News24Wire] Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell on Saturday applauded the defensive effort of his team at the Dubai Sevens, where they won the Cup final by beating Fiji 26-14.

2016-12-04 5 Held After Man's Body Left in the Street
[News24Wire] Five men have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and brutal murder of a 25-year-old man whose body was left on the street in Seshego, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

2016-12-04 Opposition Looks Forward to Seeing Zuma in Court, Again
[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes that President Jacob Zuma's legal team has today filed papers at the North Gauteng High Court in an ill-conceived attempt to set aside the Public Protector's State of Capture report.

2016-12-04 Petrosa - Bonuses for Failing Soe Executives Must Be Paid Back
[DA] The DA calls for the R17.3 million in bonuses, paid by PetroSA to its top executives, to be paid back immediately and the legal opinion which informed this disastrous payment must be made public and tabled before Parliament.

2016-12-04 Report Into Phiyega's Fitness for Office Must Be Tabled in Parliament
[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Fran├žois Buekman, to urge that he request for the finalised report from the Claassen Inquiry into the fitness to hold office of the suspended National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, to be tabled before Parliament.

2016-12-04 Banyana Dominate but Go Down to Ghana in Play-Off
[Sascoc] Failure to convert chances once again came back to haunt the national women's football side in Cameroon on Friday as they crashed out of the CAF African Women's Cup of Nations tournament in Yaounde.

2016-12-03 New Deputy President Elected for Opposition Party
[News24Wire] United Democratic Movement MP Nqabayomzi Kwankwa has been elected as deputy president of the party, replacing Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala who left three months ago.

2016-12-03 Ghana Edge South Africa to Claim Bronze
[CAF] Ghana secured bronze after beating South Africa in the third place match on Friday at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde.

2016-12-02 Coloniser Queen Elizabeth Must Fall - Opposition Party
[News24Wire] The British monarchy must fall and be consigned to the dustbin of history, the Economic Freedom Fighters said on Friday.

2016-12-02 Mandela's Hospital Dream Comes True
[] Pretoria -The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, which is the African continent's fourth dedicated children's facility, will provide highly specialised services for the children in South Africa and in the region, Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, said on Friday.

2016-12-03 Blitzboks Bag Three Wins in Dubai
[Sascoc] Seabelo Senatla scored a brace of tries as the Blitzboks battled to a 19-17 win over the USA at the Dubai Sevens on Friday.

2016-12-03 Hall of Fame Honours for SA Legend Sally Little
[Sascoc] Former South African Women's Open champion Tandi von Ruben lifted the inaugural PinkStig Invitational title at the Lost City this week, but the occasion belonged to legendary Major champion Sally Little, who was inducted into the South African Hall of Fame.

2016-12-03 Blitzboks Down Scotland to Stay Unbeaten in Dubai
[Sascoc] Despite an early hiccup, South Africa made it consecutive wins on day one of the Dubai leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series on Friday.

2016-12-03 Natasha Tsichlas to Oversee Women's Final in Cameroon
[SAFA] SAFA's NEC member and chair of the Technical Committee, Anastasia 'Natasha' Tsichlas will be the Match Commissioner in Saturday's CAF Women's Africa Cup of Nations final between defending champions Nigeria and hosts Cameroon.

2016-12-02 Credit Rating Sword Hangs Over Nation
[] Pretoria -Standard and Poor's (S&P) is expected to announce its rating decision with regards to South Africa's economy today.

2016-12-02 Castro Was One of the Greatest Revolutionaries Ever Produced - Nzimande
[News24Wire] Fidel Castro's death must start the process of celebrating his role in the struggle to serve humanity, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

2016-12-02 Minister Malusi Gigaba - Signing of Partnership Agreement Between Home Affairs and Procter & Gamble
[SA Govt] Remarks by Minister Malusi Gigaba on the occasion of the signing of the partnership agreement between the Department of Home Affairs and Procter & Gamble at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto

2016-12-02 Parliament Invites Comments On Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of IKS Bill
[SA Govt] Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Bill [B6-2016]

2016-12-02 New SAHRC Commissioners Appointed
[] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has appointed new full time commissioners to the South African Human Rights Commission.

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