North West, South Africa Newswire

North West, South Africa Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North West, South Africa.

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  1. .com | Road closures for Gauteng SOPARead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News24

    Johannesburg Gauteng Premier David Makhura will deliver his State of the Province Address at the Green Hills Stadium in Randfontein on Monday. Intersections including Zuurbekom and Cook, N12 and R28, R559 and Carletonville Road, and the R28 Krugersdorp would be monitored, but not closed off.

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  2. Roto denied sub-10 100m by strong windRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    's elite sub-10 second sprint club when he won the 100 metres in a time of 9.98 at a league meeting at the Roto has become the fifth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds. The others are Akani Simbine , Henricho Bruintjies , Wayde van Niekerk and Simon Magakwe .

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  3. Mark Wood pulls out of England Lions one day seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    Mark Wood has pulled out of England Lions' one-day series against Sri Lanka A following a setback to his return from ankle surgery. Although the ECB insist the decision for Wood to remain in the UK to continue his rehab is precautionary, the news will do little to allay fears that England's fastest bowler will be unable to replicate the hostility of the 2015 Ashes again.

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  4. Mark Wood celebrates after taking a wicket during last year's NatWest T20 BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sporting Life

    The Durham fast-bowler underwent surgery on his left ankle during autumn and, although his rehabilitation is progressing well, he is still not ready to make his return to competitive cricket. Wood recently returned from the ECB's warm-weather training camp at Potchefstroom, South Africa, and the national selectors have decided he would benefit from spending three more weeks' training at home.

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  5. Khairul aims to break his record in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Star Online

    The 18-year-old from Malacca wants to break his national 100m record of 10.18 during the two-month training-cum-competition stint in South Africa. Khairul, who will leave for Pretoria with 10 other athletes tomorrow, is hoping to clock 10.16 in South Africa.

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  6. Muir on the trail of a world record - and a golden doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Sunday Herald

    AS a soon-to-be qualified veterinary surgeon, Laura Muir has applied herself for almost seven years to treat creatures great and small. Pity her unprepared track rivals, however.

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  7. .com | Inside top cop's fight-back campaign against IPIDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | News24

    Johannesburg - Acting police chief Khomotso Phahlane has intensified his campaign against police watchdog IPID by allegedly roping in controversial senior policeman Major General Ntebo "Jan" Mabula to lead his fight back. It now appears Phahlane has gone as far as getting a specialised police team to investigate those who have been investigating him.

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  8. Battered Zuma Turns to PopulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Bloomberg

    With his time as leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress running out, President Jacob Zuma is gambling that a raft of populist measures can bolster his grassroots support and ensure his political survival. "Radical economic transformation" was the theme of Zuma's annual state-of-the-nation address on Thursday delivered amid scenes of lawmakers brawling and security forces imposing an unprecedented lockdown outside Parliament.

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  9. South Africa: 'Who Cares What the King Says' - Political AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Political analysts have cautioned Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to tread carefully in her campaign to claim the ANC's top spot. The advice comes after Xhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke told Dlamini-Zuma that South Africa wasn't ready for a woman president and that women were too weak to lead.

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  10. .com | Who cares what the king says' - political analystRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | News24

    Rain can be expected across most of South Africa, except in the central and western parts of the Eastern Cape, over the Western Cape and in the central and south-western parts of the Northern Cape. Johannesburg Political analysts have cautioned Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to tread carefully in her campaign to claim the ANC's top spot.

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  11. .com | 4 killed in horror Carletonville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | News24

    Four people were killed and two others injured after a car crashed into another vehicle in Carletonville on Wednesday morning. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said emergency services found both cars on the side of the road on the R501 near the Deelkraal and Welverdiend Road intersection.

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  12. Stipends unpaid, no certificates as skills course endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Iol.co.za

    More than 100 Carletonville youths - who completed a three-month courses in practical skills that included upholstery, sewing, clothing, agriculture, jewellery and cabinet-making - are up in arms because the Gauteng department of education has not given them certificates. All in all about 115 youths from Khutsong attended the courses designed and developed by the Gauteng City Region Academy - a unit within Gauteng department of education.

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  13. Unpaid stipends, no certificates, Carletonville youth up in armsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Iol.co.za

    JOHANNESBURG, February 06 - More than 100 Carletonville youths - who completed a three-month courses in practical skills that included upholstery, sewing, clothing, agriculture, jewellery and cabinet-making - are up in arms because the Gauteng department of education has not given them certificates. All in all about 115 youths from Khutsong attended the courses designed and developed by the Gauteng City Region Academy - a unit within Gauteng department of education.

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  14. Dlamini-Zuma enters the raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Iol.co.za

    ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the Faith Gospel Ministries for their Women in Leadership service in Carletonville. Picture: Nokuthula Mbatha Johannesburg - Emboldened by President Jacob Zuma's public endorsement, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma gave the clearest indication on Sunday that she will contest the ANC presidency in December.

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  15. Africa needs more women presidents, giggles Dlamini-ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Mail & Guardian

    Heirs apparent: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma appears to be the frontrunner to take over the ANC presidency from her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma. The former chairperson of the African Union commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says Africa needs more women to be elected into presidential positions.

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  16. Kgaile's new requested ride: DA demands to know whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Iol.co.za

    File photo: The mayor's Mercedes Benz was involved in a car accident six months after its purchase and now the African National Congress in Matlosana was requesting that R1-million be shelled out from the municipality to buy the mayor a new BMW X5. Klerksdorp - The Democratic Alliance is appalled that Matlosana municipality in North West mayor Maetu Kgaile now wants a new R1-million car after her six-month old Mercedes Benz was crashed by her driver, the party said on Sunday.

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  17. .com | Sorted: Your week's top events across SARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | News24

    This week is not only the first time the Blue Man Group will be performing in SA, but it is also Bob Marley's birthday. Phuti Mathobela sorts out your social schedule KWAITO Celebrate Vetkuk vs Mahoota's Metro FM nomination in the Best Kwaito category for their hit single So Hamba Ngo 7. R50 not only gets you through the door but two free ciders.

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  18. Shops looted in Itsoseng water protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Iol.co.za

    Ten people were arrested after at least six shops were looted in Itsoseng near Lichtenburg following violent protest, North West police said on Friday. Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone said shops were looted at Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3 since violent protest flared up in Itsoseng on Wednesday.

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  19. Alien worm a major threat to maize cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Iol.co.za

    For many South Africans maize is a staple food, accounting for 30 percent to 50 percent of low-income households in Eastern and Southern Africa. Although an exact identification has not been made, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the species was similar in appearance to the fall armyworm.

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  20. New Deon Meyer thriller film goes on tour in South Africa ahead of premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Bizcommunity

    Jagveld will be embarking on a nationwide tour from 11 February ahead of the film's cinema release on 17 March 2017. The master of the thriller genre, Deon Meyer, wrote the new Afrikaans action/thriller film, which is in Afrikaans, with English subtitles.

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