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2016-07-18 21:21

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Suspended SABC journalists fired
Four SABC journalists who were either suspended or faced charges last month have been fired. The four are Foeta Krige, Suna Venter, Krivani Pillay and Jacques Steenkamp.

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Mbalula shocked, saddened by Gugu Zulu's death
Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Fikile Mbalula, has expressed his shock and sadness at the passing of Gugu Zulu.

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Protesters storm Public Protector's office
A group of protesters forced their way into Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Pretoria offices demanded an audience with Madonsela and jumped over the desk at reception to gain entry to the rest of the building.

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Teichmann to become new Sharks boss
Former Springbok and Sharks captain Gary Teichmann is set to replace John Smit as Sharks CEO.

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Trevor Noah shakes off Jon Stewart's shadow
Maybe it's time to forgive Trevor Noah for not being Jon Stewart. The new Daily Show host is finding his footing after a rough start replacing the man who made the broadcast essential. His comedy has grown sharper, he's becoming more comfortable with his adopted country and he's finding an audience of his own, even if smaller than his predecessor's.
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Cape Town clamps down on Uber, impounds 300 cars

Traffic police in Cape Town continue to impound cars connected to internet ride sharing service Uber at record rates, despite attempts to legalise the service in the city.
Read all about it here.

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