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Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Exxaro to Focus on Cost Reduction, Coal Mines Amid Price SlumpRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    Exxaro Resources Ltd., South Africa's fourth-biggest exporter of coal, will concentrate on cost reduction and its core operations during the commodity price slump. "This is an industry that's in the stormy seas, particularly right now," Chief Executive Officer Sipho Nkosi said at an earnings presentation in Johannesburg Thursday.

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  2. What next for Oscar Pistorius?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | BBC News

    For all the arguments about whether Oscar Pistorius should be released from prison early from his five-year sentence, one message is clear - he is not receiving preferential treatment. South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha, a qualified lawyer, said the original decision to release him after serving 10 months was taken "prematurely."

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  3. Why South Africa Wasn't Ready To Release Oscar PistoriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | TIME.com

    Oscar Pistorius arrives in the Pretoria High Court for sentencing in his murder trial on Oct. 21, 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa. South Africa's justice minister has blocked the release on early parole of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in a move welcomed by his victim Reeva Steenkamp's family but denounced by many legal experts as politically-motivated.

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  4. Is this the world's most unstoppable vehicle? 'Marauder' can smash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

    'I'm an attached guy with no plans of changing': Inside the seedy world of Ashley Madison - where EVERYONE is lying about their age, weight and ability in the bedroom EXPOSED: Josh Duggar revealed as having 'paid almost $1,000 for multiple Ashley Madison accounts' as 37million would-be love-cheats are named by hackers who stole Ashley Madison accounts 'Smart drugs' really DO work: Pills taken by a fifth of university students found to improve memory and learning - raising 'serious ethical questions' Titanium in chewing gum, antifreeze in salad dressing and jet fuel in cereal: The unpalatable additives lurking in our food... but are they really THAT bad for you? Can sex parties REALLY save marriages? Woman who arranges raunchy shindigs frequented by 'huge celebrity names' says they can... because they take the deceit out of wanting more sexually An easy commute, a cool office or extra ... (more)

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  5. Tourism a growth sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Iol.co.za

    Pretoria The tourism sector is regarded as a booming industry for the South African economy in a climate where many other sectors are experiencing challenges, says Tourism deputy minister Tokozile Xasa. "The sector is valued due to the fact that it has very few barriers to entry for new businesses, especially when compared to other industries such as mining," said the deputy minister, speaking at the Tourism Trade Roadshow held in Indonesia on Thursday.

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  6. Pistorius parole ruling could take four months: South Africa governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Reuters

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, Justice Ministry spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga told Reuters on Thursday.

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  7. Pistorius parole ruling could take four months - South Africa governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, a Justice Ministry spokesman said on Thursday. South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014.

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  8. .com | Dept has four months to decide on Pistorius releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | News24

    Notice of a legal challenge to the suspension of Oscar Pistorius 's early release from prison had not yet been received by the Department of Justice and Correctional Services spokesperson advocate Mthunzi Mhaga said on Thursday morning. This means Pistorius could wait up to four months to hear if he would eventually be released on correctional supervision, after an initial decision to release him on Friday was suddenly suspended.

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  9. Parly prepares for Zuma impeachment debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Mail & Guardian

    MPs will debate a motion of impeachment against the president on September 1 for allowing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave South Africa. The DA wants Zuma held accountable for violating the law and Constitution by defying a Pretoria high court order not to allow al-Bashir to leave the country.

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  10. Officials: Pistorius Parole Ruling Could Take MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Voice of America

    South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, a Justice Ministry spokesman said on Thursday. Paralympic gold medalist Pistorius, 28, was due to be released into house arrest on Friday after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend, model and law graduate Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day 2013.

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  11. .com | Oscar Pistorius still in the limelightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | News24

    From CNN to the Guardian, Oscar Pistorius continues to make international headlines, after his release into correctional supervision was blocked. Various local and international news agencies, which had already been running stories about Pistorius's expected release from jail on Friday, updated their websites with the announcement that the decision was being reviewed.

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  12. SA saves R4bn via green powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa saved R4 billion in fuel and by avoiding blackouts in the first half of 2015 due to renewable-energy projects, according to a study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. From January to June, 800 megawatts of wind and 1 gigawatt of solar photovoltaic power-generation saved about 3.6 billion rand in diesel and coal-fuel costs, according to the Pretoria- based center.

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  13. South Africa: Pistorius's Lawyers Mum After Minister's InterventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    There was no word from Oscar Pistorius's lawyers on Wednesday night on whether they would pursue legal action following the decision by Justice Minister Michael Masutha to suspend the release of the Paralympian on parole. His attorney Brian Webber could not immediately be reached for comment.

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  14. South Africa: Archbishop Tutu on New MedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will stay in hospital for another two weeks after being put on a new course of antibiotics, the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation said on Thursday. His daughter, Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu, said her father was grateful to the media for its concern over his health, but he "had humbly requested journalists not to anticipate daily updates on his condition".

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  15. Expect a fight to free OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Iol.co.za

    Oscar Pistorius's legal team are expected to fight tooth and nail to have him released from jail on Friday. His lawyer, Brian Webber, could not be reached late on Wednesday to confirm whether they would launch an urgent application in the high court in Pretoria to secure his release, but legal experts say there is no doubt this would end up in a legal fight.

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  16. South Africa: Five Killed As Car Ripped to PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Five men were killed in a collision involving two cars on the R21 in Pretoria on Thursday morning, paramedics said. Four of them were found lying across the road after their car was ripped to pieces on the R21 south near the Nellmapius offramp, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said.

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  17. Tracks not ready for Prasa's test trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Iol.co.za

    The rollout of the R51 billion modernisation programme scheduled to start from November will most likely be derailed as the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is not well geared to receive the first "test train" as neither the depot nor the test tracks are ready. These rebel managers represent what is called the "Save Prasa Campaign" and they have circulated a memorandum among all level of workers, which effectively petitions government for the reinstatement of ousted chief executive, Lucky Montana, and for the board to desist from engaging in operational issues.

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  18. Pistorius release put on hold by SAfrican justice departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KSWO

    ... file photo, Oscar Pistorius stands in court shortly after arriving for his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa. Prosecutors pushing for a murder conviction against Oscar... Three firefighters were killed and three to four others were ...

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  19. 'Zealots wanted to eat my weave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Iol.co.za

    Kgalaleo Tlhoaele dreams of being a journalist but she became the story on Sunday when she was chased down by zealous congregants of the End Times Disciples Ministries in Soshanguve determined to eat her hair extensions. Pretoria News photographs of the 22-year-old journalism student at the Tshwane University of Technology being brought to her knees as a young man eats imaginary food from her hair weave have been posted worldwide, and the story of the strange antics of the church's pastors have caused a stir online.

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  20. Optimum can operate - ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Iol.co.za

    Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi made an about turn last week and conditionally lifted the suspension of Glencore subsidiary Optimum Coal's operating licence in Mpumalanga. The decision came a day after President Jacob Zuma was confronted with the suspension in Parliament and said he did not know about the matter.

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