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UN condemns attack in South Sudan

UN to scale-up Ebola response

Juba – Following an attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, the United Nations is calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks. In an emailed statement, the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) confirmed that armed youth and defected soldiers (SPLA in Opposition) loyal to …

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Tennis

Final berth in Sweden moves Chani Scheepers up the world rankings Fritz Wolmarans moves into the top 500 of world tennis Men Singles Previous             Current 17                     17 Kevin Anderson 545                   489 Fritz Wolmarans 539                   541 Tucker Vorster 567                   572 Dean O’Brien 628                   630 Rik de Voest 683                   680 Nik Scholtz 748                   736 Ruan Roelofse 894                   …

Pres Zuma to launch Operation Phakisa

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma will today launch the first phase of Operation Phakisa – an initiative aimed at fast-tracking the delivery of the priorities outlined in the National Development Plan (NDP). President Zuma first announced Operation Phakisa during his reply to the State of the Nation Address debate, last month. The operation is modelled …

Mandela Day lights up senior faces

Mandela Day lights up senior faces

Cape Town – The faces of senior citizens at the Imizamo Home for the Aged, in Hout Bay, lit up after they were visited by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, on Mandela Day. Minister Brown says many people are what they are today because they were raised and looked after by senior citizens. Because of …

Deputy President spreads Mandela cheer at hospital

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Mahikeng – Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Friday rolled up his sleeves to paint one of the rooms of the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital, in the North West. Accompanied by Cooperative Governance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, and North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, the Deputy President painted a section at the hospital …

SEEDS & WILDCARDS ANNOUNCED FOR WANDERERS ITF JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Barnard on course for second title

African players dominate seeding’s  Johannesburg, South Africa – The seeds and wild-cards for next week’s Wanderers ITF international junior tennis tournament were announced by Tennis South Africa (TSA) today (Friday). The tournament, a Grade 4 event on the international junior tennis calendar will be played at The Wanderers Sporting Club in Illovo, Johannesburg from Monday …

CDP calls on government not to sever ties with Israel

CDP

“We call on government not to sever diplomatic ties with Israel,” says Christian Democratic Party (CDP) leader, Rev. Theunis Botha. “Hamas is on the USA’s list of terrorist organisations for a reason. The atrocities perpetrated by them are well known all over the world, and to abort diplomatic ties with an internationally recognised nation in …

Wheels of Injustice – Part 1

Wheels of Injustice

We’ve all seen the cars driving on our roads which advertise that it’s possible to buy a new car for just R699 rand a month and other low amounts. This deal sounds too good to be true. That’s because it is. The deal run by Satinsky 128 and Blue Lakes Trading and Promotions has crumbled. …

FINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

Tennis

Final results of the Gauteng East KeyHealth Series being played in Benoni, Gauteng. Singles Finals Men Boys 12 4-Codie van Schalkwyk (Nam) bt 3-Andreas Scott (GC) 6-1 6-2 Boys 14 1-Christiaan Worst (GN) bt 3-Joubert Klopper (FS) 6-7 (6) 6-4 6-3 Boys 16 5-Nikolai Manchev (KZN) bt 6-Jandre’ Lessing (EP) 6-2 6-1 Men 2-Trent Botha …

IFP: 19,000 HIV/AIDS WORKERS TRAINED FOR THE FRONTLINES

IFP

IFP: 19,000 HIV/AIDS WORKERS TRAINED FOR THE FRONTLINES Today the Children with HIV Association (CHIVA) celebrates ten years of mentoring and training healthcare workers to treat HIV/Aids in children and adolescents. This remarkable organisation has trained 19 000 healthcare workers since its founding by Dr Karyn Moshal, a Durban-born paediatrician. In 2004, in memory of …