UCT, University of Bristol join forces for exciting PHD research programme

Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) has joined forces with the University of Bristol to launch a new and exciting ‘Researchers without Borders’ PhD programme.

UCT Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng was welcomed by Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol, Professor Hugh Brady to Bristol, where the …

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Cape Human Settlements MEC launches competition for housing app

Western Cape Human Settlements MEC, Tertuis Simmers, launched the HomeWise Youth Competition, as a starting point to creating an app for citizens. File picture: AP

Cape Town - On Monday, Western Cape Human Settlements MEC, Tertuis Simmers, launched the HomeWise Youth Competition, as a starting point to creating an app for …

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Zondo commission hears Mkhwebane never spoke to Vrede farmers during probe

JOHANNESBURG - Beneficiaries of the botched Vrede dairy farm project lost trust in Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane as she never spoke to them during her probe of the botched project that saw over R200 million allegedly looted by Free State officials and the fugitive Gupta family, the state capture commission of …

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SA team departs for Homeless Street Soccer World Cup in Wales

Cape Town - Mayor Dan Plato and MECs Anroux Marais and Sharna Fernandez officially bid farewell on Tuesday night to the team that’s going to represent South Africa at the 2019 Homeless Street Soccer World Cup in Wales between July 27 and August 3.

The annual event has taken place …

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Judgment reserved in court battle between Pravin Gordhan, Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Pretoria - Judgment has been reserved in the matter between Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane and minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, on his application to interdict the remedial action against him in the PP's SA Revenue Service (SARS) "rogue unit" report.

Mkhwebane and Gordhan battled it out at the North …

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#GetTheLook - Explore your wild side with animal print

Animal prints never really go out of fashion. They simply slither their way back onto the catwalk and into fashion stores.

“From the Stone Age to the Digital Age”, the book declares, leopard has become “fashion’s most perennial print” - Fashion Journalist Hilary Alexander

Leopard, snake and zebra prints are …

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Missing Cape girl, 9, reunited with family

Cape Town – The nine-year-old girl from Montagu who was reported missing on Monday has been found, Western Cape police said on Tuesday night.

Police said Sandy-Ann Scheepers was found unharmed and has been safely reunited with her family. No further details have been released at this stage, the SABC reported …

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Ramaphosa says ANC failed to fix ‘structural inequality’

He was addressing the two-day “25 Years of Democracy Conference” in Johannesburg, which was organised in partnership with the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra).

The conference, held at the University of Johannesburg, was aimed at providing an in-depth reflective analysis on lessons for governance, socio-economic transformation and nation building …

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Severe weather alert as cold fronts wreak havoc in Western Cape

Snow is expected over the Namakwa southern high ground, and western high ground of the Western Cape, mainly in the morning.

Heavy rains caused flooding in informal settlements in Masiphumelele in Fish Hoek, Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay, and Makhaza in Khayelitsha, affecting more than 3 000 dwellings.

The City's …

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#BusisiweMkhwebane: What Mogoeng Mogoeng’s fiery minority judgment means

Johannesburg - Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng penned a 17 000-word minority judgment in the matter involving the Constitutional Court upholding a punitive personal cost order against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane this week.

The majority judgment, by a vote of 8-2, ruled that Mkhwebane should pay 15% of the South African Reserve …

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