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  1. SA can't avoid a junk rating - economistRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Most international and local authorities put SA s economy flat year-on-year between 2015 and 2016, with little to no growth expected. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi Rustenburg - South Africa will not be able to avoid being downgraded to junk status and such a downgrade of the country's sovereign debt could result in a default, according to FNB chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana Nxedlana painted a bleak picture of South Africa's economy, saying the country should only expect positive economic growth in 2019, with unemployment "stagnating" at 26 percent until then.

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  2. .com | Fransman heads to court over ANC leadership positionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    Marius Fransman approached the Western Cape High Court on Monday to intervene in his struggle to regain his position of ANC Western Cape leader. Fransman's position has been at the centre of much confusion after the African National Congress' head of elections, Nomvula Mokonyane, said on Thursday that he was back in his job as the party's provincial leader.

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  3. .com | ANC determined to win back Marikana townshipRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    The ANC is determined to win back a ward it lost to the UDM, in an informal settlement on the outskirts of political battleground Marikana. During a visit to the platinum belt in the North West town this week, News24 visited Zakhele, where the UDM won 47% of the votes cast during the 2014 national elections.

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  4. .com | Mantashe hits out at Zuma, Mokonyane for endorsing FransmanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    The ANC's head of elections Nomvula Mokonyane was under pressure when she announced that provincial leader Marius Fransman was back in his job when he was not, party secretary general Gwede Mantashe told News24 on Monday morning. Mantashe said ANC structures had been ill-disciplined to tell the media that Fransman was back as Western Cape leader.

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  5. Amplats profit falls 62% on low metal pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Anglo American Platinum Ltd., the world's top producer of the precious metal, said Monday that low metals prices and a tax adjustment hit its earnings hard in the first half of 2016. The Johannesburg-listed miner reported a profit of 938 million South African rand for the six months ended June 30, down 62% from the same period a year earlier.

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  6. I can win Tour de France - MeintjesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    From the wham-bam whirlwind of Team Dimension Data in the first few weeks to the quiet calm of Louis Meintjes and the work of Daryl Impey, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Gary Blem, South Africa finished the 103rd Tour de France on Sunday having well and truly left a mark on La Grand Boucle. Doug Ryder, the team principal of Dimension Data, whose team have had what he described as an "unbelievable" Tour, took the time to heap praise on Meintjes, who left Ryder's team for Lampre-Merida at the end of last year.

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  7. .com | Service delivery can improve by 100% - Kroondal residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News24

    For the past 30 years Lynn Gielink has lived in a town so small you'll miss it if you blink. Some of that time she has spent sitting outside of her local craft and coffee shop sharing her life's wisdom.

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  8. .com | There is nothing around here - Marikana youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News24

    This is how Gabisile Khanyile, a security guard in Marikana near Rustenburg in the North West, feels about the situation in her town. Khanyile, 25, was born and bred in Marikana and if she can, she'll stay there for the rest of her life.

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  9. .com | Our forefathers fought for this land but this government ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News24

    William Legale was born and raised in Marikana, Rustenburg, and as he sits on a rock under a tree waiting for his shift as a Lonmin bus driver to begin, he says life in the small mining town has not been good to him. "The mine here does nothing for the people that live here.

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  10. .com | 'I have to prostitute my sister so we can eat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News24

    A former miner who was laid off at an Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg says being unemployed has left him so desperate for money that he has resorted to prostituting his sister just to put food on the table. The 40-year-old, who is originally from Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape, was laid off in 2013 a few months after the wage strike in Rustenburg's platinum belt in 2012 which saw 44 people killed in Marikana in August of that year.

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  11. .com | Parties always make promises then they disappear - Marikana residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | News24

    Residents in the mining town of Marikana in Rustenburg say they have seen and heard it all from politicians trying to woo them for their votes whenever election season comes around, and 2016 is no different. "We hear the promises they make but we don't know whether they will or won't do as they promise.

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  12. 'Malema and the EFF like Hitler and his Nazis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Iol.co.za

    ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has likened EFF leader Julius Malema to Adolf Hitler and his party to Nazi Germany. Duarte was speaking while campaigning in Rustenburg in the North West, where she took the fight to the EFF by claiming they were using the Marikana massacre in 2012 to curry favour.

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  13. The last haka - goodbye Wynne GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand Herald rugby writer Wynne Gray at his desk during his last week at the New Zealand Herald. Photo / Brett Phibbs Nursing a crook guts, Gray wandered into the All Blacks' team room on the eve of the 1995 World Cup final, trying to find team doctor Mike Bowen, who might be able to dispense him some medicine.

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  14. Inspiration Appoints John A. Gould as Its Qualified Person for Its Carscallen Gold PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Market Wire

    Inspiration Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that Mr. John Alan Gould has been appointed as its Qualified Person in respect to the Corporation's Carscallen Gold Property. Mr. Gould, who has extensive experience with geological formations similar to those involved in the Carscallen Property, has completed a review of the Property and has developed an initial work program for the Project.

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  15. South Africa: ANC Integrity Commission - Marius Fransman Sexual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The weekend brought fresh news that the ANC's Integrity Commission has found that ANC Western Cape Provincial Leader Marius Fransman - alleged to have sexually assaulted a 21-year-old woman on a road trip in January - has brought the party into disrepute. The commission recommended that Fransman immediately relinquish all elected positions and that he should not be eligible to be nominated as a public representative for at least two years.

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  16. Ramaphosa: People want the ANC to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Mail & Guardian

    "The people want the ANC to continue to work and lead them. We are happy because on August 3 [municipal elections] we will bury all other parties," he said while on the campaign trail in the area.

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  17. .com | EXCLUSIVE: Lonmin probed over SAPS-marked ammoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | News24

    The discovery of a large cache of shotgun cartridges marked "SAPS" at mining giant Lonmin earlier this year has raised questions as to why the company would be in possession of ammunition apparently meant to be used exclusively by the South African Police Service. Johannesburg - The discovery of a large cache of shotgun cartridges marked "SAPS" at mining giant Lonmin earlier this year has raised questions as to why the company would be in possession of ammunition apparently meant to be used exclusively by the South African Police Service.

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  18. .com | Baby hugging, dietary advice all part of a day's electioneering workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | News24

    Drum majorettes, diet tips and bold party colours adorning dusty streets across South Africa are all part of a day's work for politicians contesting next month's local government elections. Marching drum majorettes adorned in yellow T-shirts with the image of a beaming President Jacob Zuma, welcomed ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to Taung on Thursday.

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  19. Lonmin miner diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Iol.co.za

    A mineworker died following a fall of ground accident at Lonmin mine's operations in Marikana near Rustenburg, the company said on Monday. "Lonmin regrets to announce the death of Mr Siphilo Makhende following a fall of ground accident on Saturday morning, 2 July 2016 at the E3 shaft at the company's operations," Lonmin said.

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  20. Africans to make a splash at Tour de FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Iol.co.za

    The Big Show, la Grand Boucle, the Tour de France. Six Africans, three of them from South Africa, will start the grandest of the Grand Tours Saturday with different hopes and dreams.

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