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South Africa · South Africa
Rowdy Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting adjourned
Councillors nearly trade blows amid move to oust mayor Gary van NiekerkSee the Story
Cyril Ramaphosa · South Africa
SARS boss Kieswetter to stay on for 'orderly transition'
President Cyril Ramaphosa is in talks with SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter. His five-year contract expires at the end of April. He had indicated from the start that he was available for "five years of national service" after which he would retire. Johnstone Makhubu, who has been at SARS since 2016, is the frontrunner.See the Story
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Khan elated by maiden World Cup ton
Many Pakistani children in the 80s and 90s would have idolised Imran Khan. In the noughties, it would have been Shahid Afridi and, with Babar Azam now carrying the baton, ICC U19 World Cup centurion Shahzaib Khan drew inspiration from him at Buffalo Park in East London. Two-time U19 World Cup champions Pakistan claimed a 181-run victory over fierce rivals and neighbours Afghanistan in the opening Group D match on Saturday in which 18-year-old Ma…See the Story
Graduates on way to becoming agriculture entrepreneurs
A group Lusikisiki postgraduate students have transformed their lives through SA Harvest’s entrepreneurial incubator initiative. The 10 graduates showcased their skills in Tzaneen, Limpopo where they gained critical skills, and completed a National Certificate in Plant Production. They are now on the path to becoming self-sufficient agri-food entrepreneurs.See the Story
Thousands apply, but few will get varsity spot
A few days after the province celebrated its record-breaking matric pass rate of 81.4%, the matric class of 2023 face a new obstacle. The province’s universities cannot accommodate the majority who have passed. They have already received more than half a million applications but can only accommodate 20,077 new students in 2024.See the Story
East London · East London
East London's Andy Birkett aiming for his 10th title
To win any highly competitive sporting event 10 times in succession is a massive achievement and something that should result in legendary status for reaching a pinnacle few get to conquer. However, former World Champion and multiple Dusi winner Andy Birkett, of East London, is already something of a canoeing legend, so a 10th victory in the two-day N3TC Drak Challenge title on January 27-28 is just another massive achievement in a glittering sp…See the Story