Tuesday Apr 15
Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Commencement Of Human Bioavailability Study
Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. , a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, today announced that it has received approval from the Ethics Committee at North West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa to commence a human clinical trial to test the oral ... (more)
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ikeys brawl: no case opened
The Potchefstroom woman who claims she was assaulted by a UCT rugby player is yet to lodge a complaint with the police, while a video circulating on social media shows she threw the first punch.
Protests' effects on polls 'unclear'
The real impact of service delivery protests on the May 7 elections is unclear, according to the election updates of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Modise: North West pupils ordered back to school
The "Nkandla SMS" and the " Ayisafani TV advert" were deliberate, and I must say, successful attempts of DA playing victim, says Esethu Hasane .
Lotteries Board loses, must pay R11m
The National Lotteries Board will be forced to fork out more than R11 million in backdated salaries and legal fees for 10 employees it dismissed six years ago.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Ikeys player tries to clear name after brawl
UCT rugby player who allegedly hit a woman during a brawl in a restaurant has gone public to clear his name, accusing his victim of being "economical with the truth".
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Mail & Guardian
Men are also 'corrective rape' victims
Many men, thanks to social stigmas, are ashamed to report sexual hate crimes - but they are almost as common as they are against lesbians.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Woman punched in Ikeys mob brawl
A mass brawl after UCT's Varsity Cup rugby triumph has left an Ikeys player facing a charge of assault for allegedly hitting a female student.
Mail & Guardian
Old (ANC) voting habits die hard
Orapeleng Khula is still waiting for an RDP house in Rooigrond, where conditions have improved, he says.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Boy, 17, shot dead during protests
The violent protests that started in Bloemhof and spread to Christiana has claimed its first casualty: a Grade 9 pupil who was shot and killed when protesters in Christiana marched to the municipal offices on Wednesday.
Teen shot dead in North West protest
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Microsoft's latest stunt could prove risk that is worth taking Business |Watch
The software giant still derives the bulk of its profits from Windows despite veering off into services, according to international media closely following the company, which were abuzz with theories recently why this latest stunt could prove a risk worth taking.
Violent protests 'self defeating': minister
The violent protests taking place at Boitumelong township in Bloemhof, North West, were self-defeating, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli said on Tuesday.
N West protesters cause more damage
Protesters partially burnt down the back room of a house belonging to a police officer in the Boitumelong township on Tuesday morning, North West police said.
Mail & Guardian
Six hours burned down in protesting Boitumelong
The ANC and Boitumelong's acting premier had to urge residents to remain calm after violent protests demanding their mayor and councillors resign.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Sinai today: Kerry in Wonderland
In March 1992, I joined other white South Africans in participating in a referendum.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Wheat declines to 2-week low
South African wheat futures fell to the lowest level in two weeks after the rand gained against the dollar, making imports of the grain cheaper.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Plandai Biotechnology, Inc.'s Human Clinical Trials Offer Significant Proof Of Concept
What may have been lost in Plandai Biotechnology's recently reported results from its human clinical trial to test the anti-aging properties of Phytofare, is that the "statistically significant" results are themselves extremely significant to the future of the company.
Kanana protesters arrested
Thirty five people were arrested on Thursday for public violence, arson and malicious damage to property in Kanana, near Orkney, North West police said.
Alleged goat thieves get bail
Three North West men accused of stealing four goats and transporting their carcasses in a hearse were each granted R500 bail on Thursday, police said.