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Interference in Modise farm probe: DA
The DA on Friday expressed concern about alleged interference in the investigation of cruelty to animals at NCOP chairwoman Thandi Modise's North West farm.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Albert Hammond Coming to South Africa in October
The Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival and Charl van Heyningen Enterprises will present the forthcoming SA tour by chart-topping singer and songwriter, Albert Hammond , OBE who returns to South Africa for three concerts only this October.
Activists urge Modise to quit
About 50 animal rights activists protested outside Parliament on Tuesday morning, demanding the resignation of National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
.com | Two held for Free State farm attack
Two men have been arrested for allegedly attacking an elderly couple on their farm Sterkfontein, in Vierfontein, Free State police said on Friday.
Mail & Guardian
Vet 'sabotage' could save Modise's bacon
Police and SPCA officials discovered more than 50 dead pigs with the remaining 85 cannibalising on rotten carcasses on Thandi Modise's farm near Potchefstroom.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Afrikaans theatre fails to impress
RAMBLING SATIRE: Madri 1 2 van Straten, Michelle Hoffman, Ilne Fourie, Hilletje Moller-Bashew and Chanmarie Erasmus in Don Juan Onder die Boere.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
.com | Three killed in North West crash
It is embarrassing to see current leadership that do not even live by Madiba's values brag and talk confidently about their 67 minutes, says Noluvuyo Mpekelana .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Water problems lead to riots deaths in South Africa
Three babies who died from drinking tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to the tiny white minority.
Modise 'must break her silence'
National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA said on Saturday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
1st for Women supports Bikers for Mandela Day 2014: Take action against abuse
From 11 to 13 July 2014, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen donned helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day event.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
NSPCA mum on probing Modise's brother
The National Council of SPCAs would on Tuesday not confirm reports that it intended investigating Thandi Modise's brother's farm following allegations of animal neglect.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
.com | Worker tells of last days on Modise's farm
The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm said his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation, the Sunday Times reported.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
.com | Fire at Nestle factory
A fire broke out at Nestle's Cremora manufacturing factory in Potchefstroom in the North West on Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Bikers hit the road for Mandela Day
On Friday morning, 11 July, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen will don helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day ride.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Powerlifting helps 69-year-old set records, 'change lives'
But the 69-year-old Harrisburg resident, who holds several weightlifting world records in his age bracket - he can bench press 330 pounds on a good day and once put up 350 pounds - isn't a powerlifter for bragging rights.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Scandal erupts over South Africa's 'farm of horrors'
The "farm of horrors," as South African media called it, quickly morphed into a political scandal.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Modise to co-operate with SPCA
National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise said on Monday she will co-operate with the investigation into the neglect of animals on her farm.
Tempo of Coca-Cola Youth Weeks set to rise
The tempo of the Coca-Cola Youth Weeks will rise significantly on Monday as the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and Coca-Cola Academy Week players receive the opportunity to make their presence felt.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Pigs forced to eat pigs on NCOP chair's farm
Thousands gathered at the annual Durban July, the biggest horse racing event on the African continent and a high social event where celebrities dress up and watch the race.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Southgold business rescue completed
THE completion of business rescue of Southgold Exploration meant the Burnstone gold mine in Balfour, Mpumalanga, was likely to resuscitate the economy of the area, Peter van den Steen, the mine's business rescue practitioner, said yesterday.