Brick-making not sexy enough for jobless South African youth

On Wednesday cement producer PPC Cement hosted a brick-making workshop in Mamelodi East, Tshwane, which was aimed at developing the skills of local youth and assisting them so they could participate meaningfully in the economy and escape poverty, said PPC's plant manager, Boitumelo Mnisi.

Despite advertising the free workshop on …

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Police arrest most wanted suspect in Yeoville

Johannesburg - Police have arrested a suspect for being an illegal immigrant on Saturday night in Yeoville.

The suspect was linked to cases of robbery, fraud, house breaking, theft and shoplifting throughout Gauteng and other provinces. These crimes are believed to have happened in Johannesburg, Yeoville, Linden, Moffatview, Honeydew and Hillbrow …

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Power outages fuel Ekurhuleni residents’ anger

Areas including Phomola, Thokoza and Phola Park have suffered frequent outages since the start of winter, much to the anger of residents who say the city has not bothered to inform them of what is going on.

Residents resorted to burning tyres and destroying traffic lights after repeatedly being left …

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