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2016-07-01 21:11

'Crimes against journalists stop today'

 About 100 media workers, members of civil organisations and the public gathered outside the SABC's headquarters to picket as six of the public broadcaster's employees' disciplinary hearings were being heard.
Meanwhile, the broadcaster did not respond to reports that chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng instructed staff not to join the protests.


Judgment reserved in NFP matter

In elections, the Electoral Court reserved judgment in the matter involving the National Freedom Party and the Independent Electoral Commission, the party’s spokesperson says.


Have a nice day - house robbers to blindfolded Constantia victim

South African extreme swimmer Ryan Stramrood became the latest victim of a spate of house robberies currently plaguing the upmarket suburb of Constantia in Cape Town.
"As I got to my car, I opened the boot and three guys were metres away from me," he told News24. Read more here.


Giggs says goodbye to Old Trafford

Man United legend Ryan Giggs will leave Old Trafford after rejecting Jose Mourinho's offer of a reduced role, according to reports. He has been with the club for 29 years.


That's a rugby wrap

Here’s a comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures and results of Round 15 of this year's Vodacom Super Rugby.


5 things you should know about the Durban July

On Saturday, 2 July Durban’s Greyville racecourse will be lit with a large array of local stars, from house DJ Black Coffee and rapper AKA to veteran DJ Tira, bringing the heat to this coastal city’s winter. If you plan on going, or even if you just like to stargaze on TV, here are 5 things to know before you go.


Black Coffee’s BET win sees massive TV ratings spike

Black Coffee's inspiring win at the 2016 BET Awards prompted more South African fans than ever before to tune into the show's premiere on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday night, with the channel achieving its highest ever ratings since launching across Africa in April 2015.


Sink or swim

Managing finances has now become a choice between sinking or swimming financially for South Africans, warns the SA Savings Institute.


Petrol price likely to rise again - AA

The price of petrol and diesel will likely increase in July after a turbulent period on world markets in the wake of the United Kingdom's referendum, says the AA.


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