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Mary Oppenheimer Fund Donates R1 Billion to Fight Coronavirus

Mary Oppenheimer-Slack, the daughter of former Anglo American chairman Harry Oppenheimer, and her daughters have contributed R1 billion to the Solidarity Fund created to...
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As Corona Claims 1 More, Infection Rate Lower than Anticipated

As the number of fatalities from Coronavirus went up to 4, possibly 5, the increase in the number of positive cases rose only slightly...

78 Economists Write to Ramaphosa Suggesting Measures During Corona

Dear President Cyril Ramaphosa, We commend you and your government for the bold and decisive public health measures that you have taken in response to...
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Massive Crowds Gather Across South Africa For SASSA Payments

As social grant or SASSA payments were handed out today to the elderly and disabled at centres across the country, thousands of people gathered...
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Johannesburg’s Once Congested Taxi Ranks Get Major Lockdown Clean-Up

Teams of cleaners from various departments in the city of Johannesburg have been unleashed on once crowded, trash-filled areas, especially taxi ranks, to clean...
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Repatriation of 60 Germans in South Africa Hangs in the Balance

The group of 60 Germans travellers stranded in South Africa will be repatriated by their government next week, the Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula...
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Gone! WATCH in SLO-Mo as Joburg Skyscraper Comes Down. Demolition Time!

With thousands evacuated from the nearby area, Johannesburg at 9am Sunday saw the demolition of the 31-storey former Bank of Lisbon building. Watch video...
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New CEO of South Africa’s Eskom is Nampak’s Andre de Ruyter

After months of speculation about who would take over the helm of stricken Eskom, it was announced today that the current chief of packaging...
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Johannesburg’s M2 Bridge Reopens after 8-Month Rebuild

JOHANNESBURG - The so-called M2 bridge or Kaserne Bridge, part of the flyover bypassing downtown Johannesburg, was reopened for traffic from today, after 8...
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South Africa’s Gerda Steyn Runs NYC Marathon in Olympic-Qualifying Time

Johannesburg runner Gerda Steyn today finished the New York City Marathon in a time of 2:27:48, just inside the Olympic qualifying time of 2:29:30. At...