Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. South Africa's new party leader targets 'billions' in graftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | WSOCTV

    The new leader of South Africa's ruling party vowed Saturday to crack down on the corruption that has weakened the African National Congress in a new push to end inequities that haunt the nation more than 20 years after the end of white minority rule. "Billions of rands have been illegally diverted to individuals," Cyril Ramaphosa said in a speech to celebrate the party's 106th anniversary.

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  2. PHOTOS: India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Rediff.com

    Aiden Markram scored an unbeaten half-century as South Africa weathered some early pressure from India before reaching 78 without loss at lunch on the opening day of the second Test in Pretoria on Saturday. Markram, who was raised just a few kilometres from the Centurion Park stadium, will resume after the interval on 51 along with a more cautious Dean Elgar, who has 26. The 23-year-old now has two centuries and two half-centuries in seven Test innings, having been handed a debut against Bangladesh in September, and was imperious at times as he scored runs all around the wicket, crashing nine fours.

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  3. #ANC106 Economic transformation, nationalisation and state-captureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Iol.co.za

    ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses his supporters during the ANC's 106th-anniversary celebrations in East London. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and his deputy David Mabuza wave to supporters ahead of the ANC's 106th-anniversary celebrations in East London.

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  4. Markram shines as Proteas make solid start to second testRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PRETORIA: Aiden Markram scored an unbeaten half-century as South Africa weathered some early pressure from India before reaching 78 without loss at lunch on the opening day of the second test in Pretoria on Saturday. Markram, who was raised just a few kilometres from the Centurion Park stadium, will resume after the interval on 51 along with a more cautious Dean Elgar, who has 26. The 23-year-old now has two centuries and two half-centuries in seven test innings, having been handed a debut against Bangladesh in September, and was imperious at times as he scored runs all around the wicket, crashing nine fours.

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  5. East London stadiums packed for #ANC106 rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Mail & Guardian

    ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa received a rapturous welcome on Saturday morning as he stepped on stage with the party's new top leadership and national executive committee. More than 30 000 people filled the Absa and Jan Smuts stadiums in East London where the ANC's 106 birthday celebrations are taking place.

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  6. SAvIND, 2nd Test | 'Thankless captain': Twitter slams Virat ...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | DNA India

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against India in Pretoria on Saturday. India have included opener KL Rahul, wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel and seamer Ishant Sharma in the place of Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar respectively.

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  7. South Africa win toss, opt to bat in second test v IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PRETORIA: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the second test against India in Pretoria on Saturday. South Africa won the first match of the three-test series at Newlands by 72 runs, having also elected to bat first, and Du Plessis is expecting the wicket to deteriorate on days four and five.

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  8. Lungi Ngidi to make his Test debut as #Proteas bat firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    The strapping, two-metre tall, 21-year-old will make his Test debut on Saturday morning at his home-ground here, bringing to seven the number of Titans players in the starting team for the Proteas in the second Test against India. Ngidi's was something of a surprise selection to replace Dale Steyn, whose series ended with a badly bruised heel sustained in the first Test in Cape Town last week.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Rabada's best is yet to come, says FafRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | News24

    This week, following South Africa's 72-run win over India in the first Test at Newlands, Rabada replaced James Anderson as the No 1 ranked bowler in Test cricket. Just 24 matches into his Test career, Rabada has already claimed 110 wickets in the format and if he keeps going at this rate then there is no end to what he can achieve.

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  10. .com | Changing demographics behind decision to place English...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | News24

    Pretoria The Gauteng education department has argued that changing demographics were behind its decision to place pupils to be taught in English at Horskool Overvaal, an Afrikaans medium of instruction school. The school's governing body brought an urgent application before the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday in a bid to overturn the department's decision to place an additional 55 pupils at the school.

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  11. Assassination of Magistrate Victor Mabunda condemnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    The Public Servants Association of South Africa on Friday strongly condemned the killing of Magistrate Victor Mabunda in a shooting incident outside his house. Mabunda, who worked at Cullinan Magistrate's Court, was shot four times by unknown assailants in the driveway of his Bronkhorspruit residence, east of Pretoria, on Wednesday night.

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  12. South Africa demand fast and bouncy wicket at CenturionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Rediff.com

    South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won't mind if their fast bowlers shape their victories against India and admitted they have demanded wickets which assist pace and bounce. "Sitting here as a batsman, the first priority is to win games.

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  13. .com | School governing body members steal food, stationery at Pretoria primary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | News24

    Pretoria Members of the school governing body of Nellmapius Primary School, in Pretoria, appeared in the capital's magistrate's court on a charge of theft on Friday after they allegedly stole food and stationery at the school. Gauteng department of education spokesperson Steve Mabona said two SGB members, a community policing forum member and three general assistants allegedly forcibly gained access to the school on Thursday.

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  14. Court battle heats up as Hoerskool OverVaal makes renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    While secondary schools surrounding the Vereeniging area were busy making alterations to take in more learners Horskool OverVaal was busy converting classes into specialised rooms. Thoma was responding on the third day of proceedings in the North Gauteng High court, in Pretoria, over the schools insistence to prevent the department from forcing it to admit 55 English speaking learners into the school.

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  15. Gigaba upbeat about growth prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa's economy might grow 2% or more this year if the government takes the right policy decisions, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said yesterday. "The capacity of the South African economy's growth levels far exceeds the targets that we have set ourselves," Gigaba told a business gathering in East London.

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  16. Is this why India lost the Cape Town Test?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Rediff.com

    'The margin of defeat was 70 runs.' 'If they had included one extra batsman and if he had made 60, 70 runs, the result could have been different.'

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  17. Sport24.co.za | Centurion wicket to give batsmen a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | News24

    The story of Newlands is now forgotten as attention turns sharply to SuperSport Park for the second Test between the Proteas and India starting on Saturday. With the first Test completed inside nine sessions on a wicket that gave the fast bowlers plenty to work with, there had been concerns the strips at Centurion and the Wanderers would provide similar results.

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  18. Kenya:President Kenyatta to Meet New ANC Leaders On Trade DealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | AllAfrica.com

    President Uhuru Kenyatta will use his tour of South Africa to establish contacts with the imminent new leadership in Africa's largest economy, as well as pursue pending agreements with Pretoria. Officially, the President has been invited to attend the 106th Anniversary celebrations of the African National Congress, Eastern Cape due on Saturday.

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  19. Rabada set to wait for opening chance despite rapid riseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Fiji Times

    The world's top Test bowler Kagiso Rabada says it is his ambition to open the bowling for South Africa, but he will likely have to wait for his chance ahead of the second Test against India starting in Pretoria on Saturday. Rabada's thrilling display of fast bowling helped South Africa to a 72-run victory in the first Test at Newlands, and catapulted the young firebrand to the summit of the International Cricket Council's test rankings.

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  20. .com | State capture inquiry: Mkhwebane's actions 'reflect captured person' - SACPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | News24

    Cape Town The EFF called on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to "learn to keep quiet", while the SACP said her actions "reflect an embedded if not captured person" in response to Mkhwebane's statement on the judicial commission of inquiry that President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday. "Each time she speaks, and because it is not even necessary for her to do so at all times, she continues to tarnish the reputation of the respectable office of the Public Protector," said EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndozi in a statement on Thursday.

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