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New X-ray scanner will help save lives

Injured patients taken to Groote Schuur Hospital's trauma unit can now have the their injuries assessed in less than 15 seconds, thanks to a new X-ray scanner which produces digital body images.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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State takes issue with Trifecta payments

Alleged payments by the Trifecta company to Northern Cape politicians generated a sense of obligation, the Northern Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Now take Durban anywhere

Take Durban anywhere. That is what popular radio personality Peter G wants listeners to do by tuning into DurbanZone Online Radio.

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Suspect in axe killings arrested

A man, who allegedly hacked several family members to death with a metre-long axe in Douglas, was arrested on Sunday, more than a month after the murders.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Mazibuko urges NCape to vote DA

The DA was the only political party that could deliver the vision of South Africa enshrined in the Constitution, parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said on Saturday.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Infectious XDR-TB patients being sent home

Patients with extreme drug-resistant tuberculosis are being sent home while still infectious because there are not enough beds in TB hospitals and there is a scarcity of community-based palliative care centres.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

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Worries about drought relief funds

The fifty million rand allocated to the Northern Cape for drought relief could be a disaster in itself if not managed properly.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

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ANC seeking change in job equity act

THE ANC in the Western Cape has made submissions to the Department of Labour to reformulate the draft regulations of the Employment Equity Act to ensure coloured people in the Western and Northern Cape are not prejudiced when applying for top management positions.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Northern Cape a 'homophobic province'

This is according to the DA's provincial leader, Andrew Louw, who spoke during a silent protest the party staged on Monday in Kimberley to express its condemnation of crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersexual community.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

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Was Pule pushed?

It was not disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule's own decision to withdraw from the ANC's National Assembly list, but that of the ANC's integrity committee.

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Little in the stars for Carnarvon

She is a vibrant woman in a leopard skin top who runs between guest houses, bookings ledger in one hand and cellphone in the other.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

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All systems go for MeerKAT antenna

Complete with its own underground bunker, the newly constructed MeerKAT antenna which was officially unveiled on Thursday would not be out of place in a Bond movie.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

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Newspaper stands by Zuma God story

The ANC in the Northern Cape has come out with guns blazing, accusing the media of maliciously and deliberately distorting the words of its provincial chairman, John Block, who was quoted as saying "walking with Zuma is like walking with God".

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'All we know is that he is a murderer'

All the court knows about a 17-year-old boy who killed the Steenkamp family is that he is a murderer, Northern Cape prosecutor Hannes Cloete said on Thursday.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

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Cape's dire police shortage

SOUTH Africa is facing a crippling shortage of police officers, with more than 1 000 vacant posts - and the Western Cape is the worst off.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

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New airline: More questions than answers

Officials from the Northern Cape Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison have claimed that they have either been suspended or victimised if they dared to ask questions about the newly launched Phakalane Airways, which transports government officials.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

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ConCourt ruling provides certainty for Intaka case

A Constitutional Court ruling means the Intaka fraud and corruption case involving Gaston Savoi and Fernando Praderi will finally go ahead.

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