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[cape_town] - What to do if your teenager watches violent footage

The world is reeling in the aftermath of the horrific shootings in Christchurch. The attack has also raised a number of side issues, including the ethics of broadcasting the live stream of the attack, which was later shared on other platforms.

As social media is fast becoming the favoured news …

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[cape_town] - NSPCA says Eskom is ignoring farm animals

Senior inspector Grace De Lange, manager of NSPCA’s Farm Animal Protection Unit, said the organisation had raised the matter with Eskom as early as December last year, but had only received requests for its meter number in return.

“We are disgusted by their lack of response and with the …

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[cape_town] - Cape Town women’s group pools money to build houses

Cape Town - A group of Cape Town women from Philippi, Crossroads, Khayelitsha and Strand have started a stokvel with a difference.

They call themselves the Masakhe Ladies (Let’s build each other) and they pool their money to build houses.

Started in January, the stokvel currently has 12 members, each …

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[cape_town] - Culture of violence to blame for mosque tragedy

But New Zealand’s image as a Garden of Eden was shattered last week on Friday when gunmen, filled with hatred and vengeance, opened fire in two mosques in the appropriately named Christchurch and spilled the blood of innocent worshippers.

The massacre left 50 dead and scores injured. New Zealanders …

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[cape_town] - #Elections2019: SA political parties to sign code of conduct

Johannesburg - Political parties contesting this year's general elections will on Wednesday sign the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) code of conduct.

''The ceremony is in compliance with the Electoral Act which requires contesting political parties for the 2019 national and provincial elections to publicly commit to upholding the provisions …

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[cape_town] - LIVE FEED: #StateCaptureInquiry March 20, 2019

Johannesburg - The Zondo commission is this morning expected to hear testimony from former Denel CEO Riaz Saloojee.

The inquiry is on its third day of probing allegations of state capture at the state-owned arms manufacturer.

Saloojee was fired in 2016 by Denel's new board a few months after he was …

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[cape_town] - Cape Town to test Prasa's new trains

According to sources, the unveiling of the mock-up trains would be held at the Cape Town station, Platform 24 on April 2, by Transport Minister Blade Nzimande. The mock-up will be of a single coach that will be used to demonstrate the train’s new and unique features to the …

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[cape_town] - UCT extends financial aid to postgraduate students

Vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng said a decision to broaden financial aid to disadvantaged students at UCT has been taken by executives.

“Our decision would mean that financial assistance will now, for the first time, be extended to students who have registered for postgraduate diplomas and have made an appeal for their …

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