Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 2)

Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Fiery Steyn getting back to his best for S.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    PRETORIA: Recent injuries suggested Dale Steyn's best days could be behind him but it was the 33-year-old who engineered victory for South Africa against New Zealand on Tuesday. The paceman bowled with typical skill and fire to claim his 26th five-wicket haul in the final innings as the hosts won the second test by 204 runs to take the two-match series 1-0.

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  2. Racism row over South Africa school's hair policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Peninsula

    Over the weekend, students donning afro hairstyles and braids held a protest at the school to voice anger against the long-standing rule. AFP file photo Johannesburg: A South African school was Monday accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten wear their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles.

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  3. Committee satisfied with Transnet's Engineering Plant Visit, Calls On ...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | World News Report

    The Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has called on the Department of Trade and Industry to find creative ways of enhancing the manufacturing sector including the use of alternative energy sources. The Committee's call comes after hearing that electricity supply, and sometimes costs municipalities charge, has a potential to constrain the manufacturing sector.

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  4. Drunk driving judge in bid to avoid impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Judge Nkola Motata, who has been on fully paid special leave since his drunken driving incident in 2007, is yet again turning to court - this time to try and avoid possible impeachment. The judge made headlines when he more than nine years ago plunged his gold Jaguar through the wall of a Hurlingham, Johannesburg home.

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  5. Recap: Black Caps v South Africa - second test, day fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Kane Williamson and the Black Caps have a lot of work to do at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa.

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  6. .com | We used shoe polish to cover up our brush cuts - ex Pretoria school pupilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    It's time that President Jacob Zuma went the full distance and left South Africa no doubt as to what kind of person he is, writes Howard Feldman . A parent of a student at Pretoria Boys' High School said the issues the students face are not limited to hair.

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  7. A prestigious South African school has been ordered to stop banning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    A South African school was ordered Tuesday to suspend allegedly racist hairstyle regulations after black pupils said they had been called monkeys by teachers for wearing banned 'afros'. Local education authorities in Gauteng province gave Pretoria High School for Girls 21 days to re-assess its rules after protests by students triggered a public dispute over alleged racism.

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  8. #PretoriaGirlsHigh unconstitutional hair policy shelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has asked the province's schools to review their codes of conduct after that of Pretoria Girls High was suspended for "insensitivity". "The code of conduct at Pretoria Girls High is insensitive to different people and discriminates badly against black pupils as it asks them to straighten their hair," said Lesufi this morning.

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  9. #PGHS: Panyaza Lesufi suspends hair policy, orders probe into alleged racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    Let your 'fro grow: Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says pupils at the Pretoria High School for Girls will no longer be victimised because of their hairstyles. Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has instituted an investigation at Pretoria High School for Girls to get to the bottom of the issues that resulted in anti-racism protests at the school.

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  10. MTN Said to Name Scarcella South Africa COO Ahead of CEO ArrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    MTN Group Ltd., Africa's biggest wireless operator by sales, appointed Enzo Scarcella as chief operating officer of its South Africa unit, reuniting him with incoming Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Scarcella, 46, is moving to MTN from his position as chief marketing officer of Telkom SA SOC Ltd., said the people, who asked not to be identified as the move hasn't been announced.

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  11. a Racist hair rulesa suspended at SA high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Rules over how female students wear their hair at a South African high school have been suspended after anti-racism protests from black pupils, a local minister says. Pupils at Pretoria Girls High say staff often tell them to straighten their hair and they are not allowed afros.

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  12. Hair, white assimilation, and the girls who are rejecting itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    "A group of black students standing together is too much of a gevaar, black South African languages banished, and black students are welcome if their skin is palatably dark, not too dark - how's that for fair treatment?" There's been an outpouring of support for the black girls at Pretoria Girls High School, but there's also been bafflement and more discrimination. It's just a school policy to straighten their hair, some have argued, but it's more than that: it is the protection of white standards at the expense of black identity.

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  13. .com | Outdated rules at schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Some folks on Twitter remind me of those people that hand out flyers on the side of the road and flick them right in your face as you try to pass by, says Skhumbuzo Tuswa . I have also felt for many years that our school dress codes are still very subversive.

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  14. .com | Where is the Minister of Basic Education?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    By issues, I refer to the incidences of racism and statutory rape that occurred in the Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal Province. In both Provinces, Provincial Education MEC's came forward to intervene in the schools, however, nothing was heard from the Minister of Basic Education's office.

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  15. .com | Eskom: the massive barrier to growth and jobs in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Some folks on Twitter remind me of those people that hand out flyers on the side of the road and flick them right in your face as you try to pass by, says Skhumbuzo Tuswa . Well done! You have got the community talking! More than 50 comments have been made on one of your articles.

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  16. .com | Need To Guard Democracies Against AutocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Some folks on Twitter remind me of those people that hand out flyers on the side of the road and flick them right in your face as you try to pass by, says Skhumbuzo Tuswa . Awarded after your first article is published on MyNews24.

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  17. .com | Growing lawn bowls numbers in AttridgevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Some folks on Twitter remind me of those people that hand out flyers on the side of the road and flick them right in your face as you try to pass by, says Skhumbuzo Tuswa . The past two weeks saw businessmen and influential community leaders attempting to get support for the ailing Attridegeville/Saulesville Bowling Club near Pretoria.

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  18. Fellow educators, our pupils have spoken; how do we proceed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    What then are the issues that confront schools filled with born frees who tick all the boxes? Teachers always know when something's up. As you've probably already realised, things are about to get messy.

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  19. .com | Pupils from across Pretoria protest at Girls' HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Pupils from schools in Atteridgeville and Mamelodi and reportedly some from city schools Pro Arte, Clapham and DSG are protesting outside the Pretoria High School for girls to show support against the alleged racism at the school. There is a heavy police presence at the school gate and City Press tweeted that some girls' cellphones were confiscated.

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  20. .com | Tuks to probe 'kill whites' SRC memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Watch as students from the University of Pretoria rattle the school's gate in solidarity with Pretoria Girls High School pupils who say they are being subjected to racism. WATCH Pretoria - The University of Pretoria is investigating one of its SRC members Luvuyo Menziwa for alleged racism and hate speech.

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