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  1. Track cycling and gymnastics left out of Durban's 2022 Commonwealth Games bidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    TRACK cycling and gymnastics will not be part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme if Durban's bid to host the event is successful. TRACK cycling and gymnastics will not be part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme if Durban's bid to host the event is successful.

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  2. Qatar Airways celebrates a year at ITB BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    BERLIN: Qatar Airways' Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, today announced the extension of the A350 XWB service throughout 2015, during the airline's press conference, the first to take place on the opening day of the world's largest tourism fair, ITB Berlin. The press conference, attended by more than 100 international media, also celebrated Qatar Airways' strong connections with Germany and highlighted the 10-year anniversary of the airline's first flight to Berlin in 2005 with an A319 aircraft, a route now operated with an A330 wide-body aircraft.

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  3. .com | Civil servants warned against lying about qualificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    "The incidents of misrepresentation, which appear to be on the rise, will not be tolerated as they impact negatively on the reputation of the country, its institutions and the credibility of the National Qualifications Framework," acting director general Donald Liphoko said. All government departments, their entities and agencies needed to implement public service regulations to deal with the problem decisively, he said.

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  4. Minister approves funds for Black SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Minister for Youth and Sports, Mahama Ayariga has approved a sum of $21,362 for the beach soccer team participation in Durban South Africa. This means the association would still have to find the outstanding $15,550 which was not approved.

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  5. South Africa: 30 Percent Club Challenged to Increase Gender Representation TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has challenged the 30% Club Southern Africa to increase its targets for women representation. Addressing captains of industry from Southern Africa and oversees at the inaugural 30% Club Southern Africa Members Dinner on Tuesday, the Minister said 24 years ago the, 49th National Conference of the African National Congress adopted a resolution enforcing 30% women representation in all its leadership structures.

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  6. SAPS credibility hurt by Ngobeni allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The SAPS can never be credible if those in charge are implicated or investigated for fraud, corruption or any other wrongdoing and get "shielded" by their seniors. This is according to the Institute for Security Studies , which was reacting to reports that KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Mmamonnye Ngobeni, is facing an internal disciplinary investigation.

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  7. 24 children hurt in KZN crashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Twenty-seven people, including 24 schoolchildren, were injured when a minibus overturned in Mount Edgecombe, north of Durban, on Wednesday, KwaZulu-Natal emergency services said. "The minibus is believed to have left the road and overturned.

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  8. Nod for ANC's IEC chief pickRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The ANC has used its numbers to ensure Vuma Mashinini, a special presidential adviser, is recommended to take over the helm of the Electoral Commission of South Africa, in a replay of the numbers game in the home affairs committee. The matter came to a vote after party political declarations, in which all opposition parties criticised the recommendation as politically motivated.

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  9. ANC to discipline unruly membersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has launched a manhunt for eThekwini region members who have been unruly, insulting their leaders and organising disruptive marches. The culprits were supporters of the two leading candidates for the position of chairperson, eThekwini mayor James Nxumalo and former regional treasurer Zandile Gumede, before and after the nullified regional conference.

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  10. AHF Welcomes New Lesotho HIV & AIDS AuthorityRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Healthcare Foundation Larissa Klazinga Regional Policy and Advocacy Manager: Southern Africa Umlazi, Durban, South Africa Phone: (+27) 31 906 0452 ext. 150 Mobile: (+27) 71 174 6717 Larissa.Klazinga@aidshealth.org or UNITED STATES AIDS Healthcare ...

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  11. Playing games with the public purseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    There we go again. South Africans are yet again being promised heaven and earth if they allow the elites to spend millions, perhaps billions, of our tax money on yet another vanity project.

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  12. SA no longer only gatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    One of the vessels at the Port of Durban. Transnet plans to spend about R17 billion in capital projects in Durban in the next seven years, which will increase capacity.

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  13. Six things to do in DurbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Named for the golden sand beaches lining the coastal edge of the city centre, the popular Mile actually extends about four miles from Blue Lagoon south to Addington Beach and Durban Harbour. Durban held the country's biggest music spectacle over the weekend.

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  14. .com | ANC eThekwini to repeat conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News24

    The ANC's eThekwini region will hold its sixth regional conference again to determine who will lead the party's largest region, it said on Tuesday. A decision to reconvene the conference was taken after African National Congress national officials called for it to be reconvened, the party's KwaZulu-Natal secretary Sihle Zikalala said in a statement.

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  15. Helping Hand: School pupils in Kenya enjoying their first ever cricket lesson.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milford Mercury

    ... in 2014, the 'Wheelie Good Idea' scheme saw two container loads of refurbished mobility aids sent to Durban, South Africa. During Steve's time in Africa, he formed links with Tom Tikolo, a former Kenya captain, and many other high profile cricketing ...

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  16. ANC to hold new eThekwini conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The ANC's eThekwini region will hold its sixth regional conference again to determine who will lead the party's largest region, it said on Tuesday. A decision to reconvene the conference was taken after African National Congress national officials called for it to be reconvened, the party's KwaZulu-Natal secretary Sihle Zikalala said in a statement.

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  17. Stranded Beach Soccer team wait on Minister's promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    The National Beach Soccer team has been left disappointed as the Minister's promise to meet them halfway with flight tickets for players of the Black Sharks never materialized. The special intervention was supposed to save their trip to Durban, South Africa for the 2015 Elite Challenge Trophy.

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  18. KZN to get tough on fine dodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The Durban metro police are owed a staggering R1.7 billion in outstanding fines, with the municipality now pinning its hopes on roadblocks and number plate recognition technology to catch offenders. Metro police spokesman, Senior Superintendent Eugene Msomi, has confirmed there are 4.4 million outstanding fines stretching back to 2005.

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  19. Insurance claims cost eThekwini R30mRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Municipal vehicles worth more than R14 million were written off last year after they were damaged in accidents involving eThekwini Municipality staff. The figure was more than R5 million higher than the previous year and accounted for nearly 50 percent of all the insurance claims paid out by the municipality's Self Insurance Reserve Fund in 2014.

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  20. Accused dealers say cops set them upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Three of Pietermaritzburg's alleged cocaine dealers and five of their runners appeared in the city's magistrate's court on Monday, charged with multiple counts of dealing and possession of the addictive substance. Zainath "Shireen" Hutchinson, 56, of Peach Road in Woodlands, Hoosen Mohamed Shaik Cassim, 41, of Mysore Road in Northdale and Deon Gabagas, 41, of Birmingham Road in Eastwood, appeared in the dock alongside their alleged runners, brothers Samson Mackay, 28, and Faybian Mackay, 32, Ramesh Mahabeer, 68, Zahir Buckroodeen, 30, and a former policeman, Sagren "Sauce" Pillay.

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