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Call to abandon Christmas in SA

The South African Law Reform Commission wants a review of all religious holidays in the country.

Its argument is set out in a discussion paper that argues that equal weight should be considered for all religious holidays.

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Bogus cops hijack motorist

A 37-year-old resident of Springs was hijacked Friday evening after he was pulled over by bogus black policeman at the corner of Springs Road and Denne Road, the Brakpan Herald reported.

The man was on his way home in his … Read the rest



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Facebook comes to Africa

Social media network company Facebook, has opened its first office in Africa and South Africa is the host country.

The office is based in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. It is aimed at furthering the company’s commitment to help businesses connect … Read the rest


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UCT’s SRC vice riles gays

A Facebook status update written by UCT’s black SRC vice-president Zizipho Pae has sparked massive uproar on social media and the student community in Cape Town.

Many interpreted Pae’s status as being related to the US Supreme Court ruling last … Read the rest



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ANC to appeal Bashir ruling

The government is to appeal the North Gauteng High Court’s judgment relating to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.

A statement released by the government’s communications department on Monday said the reasons for the appeal would be stated in the affidavit.

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Patients killed by load shedding

Another family member of one of three patients who allegedly died during a spell of load shedding at the Letaba Hospital in Limpopo has contradicted claims by the health department that only one death can be linked to the power … Read the rest


Mcebo Dlamini

‘Jews are devils’

“They (Jews) are devils, they are good for nothing… they (Jews), like Adam Habib, are uncircumcised at heart,” ranted ousted Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) president Mcebo Dlamini in an interview with PowerFM on Tuesday night.

In defence of these … Read the rest