Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | News-Register

    The latest attempt in the long, frustrating search for a vaccine against HIV began in South Africa on Wednesday, as scientists test a beefed-up version of the only shot ever to show a glimmer of protection. The stakes are high.

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  2. Sport24.co.za | Patient Abbott removes 'back-up' tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | News24

    It is quite remarkable that Kyle Abbott has played just 9 Tests since making his debut back in February 2013 against Pakistan in Pretoria. Even more remarkable is that he had to wait a year for his second Test - despite claiming match figures of 9/68 in his first! He was controversially left out of the 2015 Cricket World Cup semi-final against New Zealand for the returning Vernon Philander despite having picked up nine wickets in just four appearances in the tournament at an average of 14.44.

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  3. School bullying impacts child's performance in mathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Iol.co.za

    "One area of concern that was identified is the high level of bullying prevalent in our schools," said Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga during the release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study by the HSRC in Pretoria on Tuesday. "While South Africa continued to perform at the lower end of the rank order, it's score improved from TIMMS 2011 to TIMMS 2015 by 20 points for mathematics and 26 points for science.

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  4. Pastor to sue Tshwane City for R12mRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Iol.co.za

    Pastor and businessman Trevor Buckland is waiting to proceed with his R12 million court case against the City of Tshwane, which allegedly cancelled his tender unlawfully. In 2007, Buckland's company Tre-Gail Distributors was awarded a tender by the city to supply prepaid electricity metal meter boxes for low-cost housing.

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  5. World's first HIV vaccine efficacy study underway in SARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Iol.co.za

    One old clinic, turned research site in a township North of Pretoria, will be one of the hubs of a landmark study that if successful, could lead to the licensure of the world's first HIV vaccine. HVTN702, the world's first HIV vaccine efficacy study in seven years, is now underway at 15 South African research sites.

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  6. South Africa: An ANC Dilemma Called ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | AllAfrica.com

    The decision by the ruling ANC to uphold support for South African President Jacob Zuma has raised questions about whether this is in the best interest of party and country. President Jacob Zuma survived a motion of no confidence at an extended meeting of the National Executive Council of the African National Congress outside Pretoria on Monday night.

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  7. South Africa: Ruling Party Affirms Support for President, Rejects Secret Ballot ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | AllAfrica.com

    The national executive committee of the ANC did not support calls for the president to step down says the party following a marathon NEC meeting in Pretoria over the weekend. "We affirm him as the president of the party and the country," ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe told journalists during a media briefing on the outcomes of the NEC.

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  8. Sanral vows to crack down on irregular spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Iol.co.za

    The South African National Roads Agency on Tuesday, vowed to act against "irregular, fruitless and wasteful" expenditure, which has accumulated to a staggering R1.165 billion. Sanral appeared before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for the second time in its history.

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  9. .com | Release of findings on racism at Pretoria Girls High postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | News24

    Pretoria A briefing by Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on the outcome of an investigation into alleged racial discrimination at Pretoria High School for Girls has been postponed. In August, black pupils protested against the school's code of conduct which imposed restrictions on how they could wear their hair.

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  10. .com | Twitter reflects on #MomentsThatMade2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | News24

    A number of significant instances made 2016 quite memorable. This year particularly displayed a high level of social media conversations.

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  11. Welcome to JoziRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Iol.co.za

    Johannesburg - Joburg Tourism has launched a three-day experience for various stakeholders to explore the city and discover some of the many attractions that are on offer. Part of the itinerary included a tour in Soweto, among that a visit to the Eyethu Lifestyle Cellar and the Vilakazi Wine Bar.

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  12. ConCourt dashes woman's surrogacy hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Iol.co.za

    For parents unable to conceive a child themselves, and hoping to use a surrogate, the Constitutional Court has made an important ruling: the genetic link requirement will remain in place. This means that, as in the case of in vitro fertilisation , a genetic lineage is required, with one or other of the parties involved having to contribute sperm or eggs.

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  13. .com | Lesufi to brief media on PTA Girls HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | News24

    Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will on Wednesday brief media on the outcomes of an investigation into alleged racial discrimination at Pretoria High School for Girls. In August, black pupils protested against the school's code of conduct which imposed restrictions on how they could wear their hair.

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  14. South African president in battle to continue in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Echo

    The African National Congress will announce President Jacob Zuma's fate later on Tuesday when it holds a media briefing on the outcome of its National Executive Committee meeting. The president's office said Zuma was scheduled to travel to Cuba to attend Fidel Castro's funeral.

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  15. Cobra Found In Apartment Toilet Bowl In South AfricaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Ghanamma.com

    A video posted to YouTube by an Anton Meijer shows a snake handler, Barry Greenshields , using a catch pole to lift the front end of a giant cobra out of a resident's toilet bowl in the Glenletta Courts apartment block in the Lynnwood Glen area of Pretoria. The handler attempted to remove the cobra from the toilet, but the serpent kept its grip on something and was able to flee down the toilet drain.

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  16. South Africa's president survives vote to oust himRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | My Mother Lode

    President Jacob Zuma escaped a move to oust him as the leader of South Africa by senior members of his ruling party, it was announced Tuesday. A motion to dismiss Zuma, 74, over a string of corruption allegations since he came to office in 2009 was introduced at a meeting of the National Executive Committee, or NEC, of the African National Congress in Pretoria on Saturday.

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  17. Killer jailed despite claims of rugby fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Iol.co.za

    Not even claims by two murderers that they were part of the Springbok and Blue Bulls rugby teams years ago could persuade a judge that they deserved anything less than two life imprisonment sentences each. It was not clear why Jon "Boyboy" Letswalo, 38, and Themba Motshweni, 37, in their pleas for mercy to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, claimed they were veteran rugby players at "around the time of the World Cup".

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  18. ANC MPs boycott parly debate on NPA motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Iol.co.za

    With the ANC front benches empty, the National Assembly on Tuesday heard a lacklustre debate on the impact of prosecutorial decisions on the economy with opposition MPs arguing that the President could no longer have sole power to appoint the National Director of Public Prosecutions as he had a conflict of interest. The authors of the Constitution had in mind former President Nelson Mandela and could never have imagined a sitting President who faces 783 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering, said Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, who tabled the motion for debate.

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  19. Jacob Zuma: South Africa's 'Teflon President' escapes party backlashRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | GantDaily.com

    South Africa President Jacob Zuma has received the backing of his party just weeks after a damning report into top-level government cronyism. There had been speculation that the ruling African National Congress party would hold a vote of confidence on Zuma, nicknamed the "Teflon President" for his ability to survive scandals, at its general meeting over the weekend.

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  20. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma survives vote to oust himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Globe and Mail

    South African President Jacob Zuma sings at the City Hall in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on Nov. 18, 2016. South African President Jacob Zuma sings at the City Hall in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on Nov. 18, 2016.

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