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  1. 2 000 workers left without pension savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Iol.co.za

    High-flying KwaZulu-Natal businessman Dr Victor Search "Seshi" Chonco has been accused of causing more than 2 000 former employees of his security company to lose their provident investment savings after retrenching them when he liquidated his company early this year. He is the former husband of Princess Nombuso Zulu, the eldest daughter of King Goodwill Zwelithini and Queen Sibongile maDlamini Zulu.

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  2. Metro cop cleared after taximan shotRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Iol.co.za

    Charges against the metro police officer who was arrested for shooting dead a taxi driver in Naledi, Soweto, have been dropped, Johannesburg metro police said on Sunday. "The officer was cleared after an internal investigation established that he acted in self defence as the taxi driver had attacked him with a screw driver," said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

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  3. Ramaphosa travels commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... Ramaphosa was using, although Air France and British Airways were the most popular choice of travel between South Africa to Cuba. The newspaper reported that despite allegations that government was involved in facilitating discussions between Cuba ...

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  4. Sandy Bay's strong naked appealRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... are lucky if there are a few hundred," said Pavlovic. Should the petition be successful, Sandy Bay will become South Africa's second official nudist beach after the Mpenjati Beach in KwaZulu-Natal was declared the country's first nudist haven in ...

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  5. Senzo death overshadows good yearRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... teams qualified for continental tournaments next year. African Nations Championship (Chan) campaign hosted in South Africa with a convincing 3-1 win over Mozambique in the tournament's opening game, before following it up with a 1-1 draw with Mali. ...

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  6. ANC secures Cape stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Iol.co.za

    The ANC has paid over R2.2 million to secure the Cape Town Stadium as a venue for its 103rd birthday event, City Press reported on Sunday. City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for tourism, events and economic development, Garreth Bloor, said the ANC had paid the full amount the city had quoted it for hiring the venue.

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  7. Engineer denies wrongdoing in laundry tenderRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... Interpol, Mechanicos said he was aware of the matter. "I have only heard from the investigating officer here in South Africa that there is a pending matter in Maputo. Other than that, I haven't heard from Interpol," said Mechanicos. ...

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  8. Judge Traverso to face complaint of 'bias'Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... for bungling the case and others believed the correct decision had been made. After the judgment, Dewani left South Africa for the UK. On Saturday the little known Higher Education Transformation Network said it would lodge a complaint against ...

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  9. Fresh probe into Vito PalazzoloRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... notice one of the international police organisation's tools for tracking fugitives as he was travelling back to South Africa in 2012. Palazzolo has been held in jail since then, first in Thailand, then in Italy, where it has been reported he has ...

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  10. 'I am the girl who runs bare foot'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Miss World Rolene Strauss wants to have dinner with President Jacob Zuma, is fed up with corny pick-up lines, and would not mind being a superhero. The 22-year-old Strauss, of Volksrust in Mpumalanga, became South Africa's third Miss World when she was crowned in London on December 14. She speaks passionately and seriously about wanting to leave behind a legacy instead of just focusing on good looks, but when asked a few more light-hearted questions, the medical student from the University of the Free State patiently plays along.

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  11. Swopped babies: mom wants biological childRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    One of the mothers whose baby was swopped at a hospital in Boksburg, Johannesburg, has approached the High Court in Pretoria to have her biological child returned to her, the Sunday Times reported. "We have discussed the terms and conditions of a parenting plan that will be implemented which would allow the mothers contact with their biological children," the woman's lawyer Henk Strydom was quoted as saying.

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  12. Bravo sacked, Holder named one-day captainRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Stabroek News

    ... and has the makings of a very good leader." Holder's first assignment will be the five-match ODI series against South Africa starting next month but more significantly, he will now lead the Caribbean side to the cherished ICC World Cup in Australia ...

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  13. Mining firms help workers cut debtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    ... of Law research report, on the incidence of and the undesirable practices relating to garnishee orders in South Africa, 13.3 percent of mineworkers have judgments and administrative orders, 13.5 percent have adverse listings, 21.1 percent are three ...

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  14. Today in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    In 1953, Iran's former Premier Mohammed Mosadegh is sentenced to three years in prison for trying to lead revolt against shah. In 1967, Louis Washkansky, first man to undergo heart transplant, dies in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 days after surgery.

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  15. Nene moves to restore taxman's reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Following weeks of drama, which included the publication of damaging allegations and suspensions, Nene on Saturday said he would not allow recent events to derail the country's major revenue collector. The minister pledged to do everything in his power to ensure that Sars remained a model institution.

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  16. Stars battle to turn off aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... on the field but are "balanced" individuals off the field. According to a survey conducted by BMi Sport Info, South Africa's rugby industry earned more than R1 billion last year. "It shouldn't be about the money only, franchise rugby teams need to ...

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  17. West Indies add Narsingh Deonarine to test squad in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    Left-handed batsman Narsingh Deonarine has been added to the West Indies test squad for the final two matches in South Africa, the country's cricket board has announced. Deonarine comes in for Assad Fudadin, who fractured a finger in the warm-ups ahead of the first test in Pretoria that ended in an innings and 220-run defeat for the tourists on Saturday.

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  18. It took an advert by the auctioneers of the autopsies of Steve Biko...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... off these personal records, which should be in the hands of the families concerned and ought to be treated as South Africa's treasure, the issue brings into focus the question of how heritage and history should be preserved. South Africa has several ...

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  19. Promise giving way to pessimismRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Economic Freedom Fighters whip Godrich Gardee makes a point in the National Assembly during the debate about the Nkandla ad hoc committee s report, which cleared President Jacob Zuma of wrongdoing. Photo: Ian Landsberg South Africa's 2014 had so much promise and yet even the most ardent optimist could not escape a creeping sense of pessimism.

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  20. Expulsion was settling score - NumsaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim and former Sadtu president Thobile Ntola sing at the United Front assembly held at the OR Tambo Southern Sun Hotel, near Kempton Park in Ekurhuleni. Photo: Boxer Ngwenya Johannesburg - The National Union of Metalworkers of SA believes that Cosatu's dominant faction had a political score to settle, and this is the reason for the union's expulsion last month.

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