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  • 00:29 Proper Arrest Procedure Not Followed In The Arrest Of Mido Macia

    Proper Arrest Procedure Not Followed In The Arrest Of Mido Macia

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    A police trainer says proper procedure was not followed by police when arresting Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia. Warrant officer Yolanda Coetzee is among the state's witnesses giving evidence at the North Gauteng High court. She's told the court that i

  • 01:18 Julius Malema Corruption Trial Postponed To Tuesday

    Julius Malema Corruption Trial Postponed To Tuesday

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    EFF leader Julius Malema's trial on corruption and other charges in the High Court in Polokwane has been postponed until Tuesday. The State has expressed confidence about its case against the EFF leader. Malema and his co-accused, On-Point Engineering dir

  • 01:58 ANCWL's Elective Conference To Discuss Woman President For SA

    ANCWL's Elective Conference To Discuss Woman President For SA

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    The ANC WOMENS LEAGUE will hold its elective conference this week. Addressing the media in Johannesburg's League President Angie Motshekga said she will deal with the issue of a woman president for South Africa in the political report she will deliver at

  • 01:22 Ajax Ready To Face Pirates On Tuesday For MTN8 In Orlando Stadium

    Ajax Ready To Face Pirates On Tuesday For MTN8 In Orlando Stadium

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    Meanwhile Ajax Cape Town travel to Johannesburg on Tuesday to take on Soweto giants, Orlando Pirates, in the cauldron of Orlando. The Urban Warriors finished fifth in the ABSA Premiership last season, but will have their work cut out against the high ridi

  • 02:24 Gold Wage Talks Have Hit A Snag

    Gold Wage Talks Have Hit A Snag

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    Gold wage negotiations have taken yet another new turn. AMCU members rejected the final offer of a one thousand rand increase yesterday raising the possibility of a crippling strike in the already struggling gold mining sector. For more News visit: http:/

  • 01:03 Manufacturing Activity In SA Held Steady In July

    Manufacturing Activity In SA Held Steady In July

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    Thats according to the latest Barclays/BER survey.. Its a local gauge which measures sentiment and activity in the manufacturing sector. Formerly the Kagiso Purchasing Managers' Index, the now Barclays / BER Purchasing Managers' Index recorded the gauge a

  • 01:52 SASOL Job Cuts Imminent If The Oil Prices Remain Low

    SASOL Job Cuts Imminent If The Oil Prices Remain Low

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    SASOL has announced earlier this year that it plans to cut 1500 jobs in response to the fallen oil price. It is part of a global trend, and analysts think more SASOL jobs might be on the line if the global oil market continues on its current trend. For mo

  • 01:36 Dogs, Chip And Curly Adopted At 15

    Dogs, Chip And Curly Adopted At 15

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    Most of us plan for our retirement. But two Port Elizabeth dogs who had spent 15 years in a dog shelter had all but given up hope of having a loving home to call their own. Adopted at the ripe old age of 15, brothers Chip and Curly have found their place

  • 02:13 Police Officers Killed In SA 2015 Currently At 56

    Police Officers Killed In SA 2015 Currently At 56

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    The number of police officers killed this year has risen to fifty-six. Two police officers were killed in Mpumalanga over the weekend. And another two in Gauteng are in a critical condition after being shot at last night. Last week, three Metro police wer

  • 00:53 Political Parties Have Reacted To Thuli Madonsela's Media Briefing

    Political Parties Have Reacted To Thuli Madonsela's Media Briefing

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    Political parties in Parliament have reacted to the briefing by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, on her findings about security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private residence in Nkandla. The IFP says the war of words between the office of the Publi

  • 25:13 Question Time : 03 August 2015

    Question Time : 03 August 2015

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    National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega was given until last Friday to tell President Jacob Zuma why she should still keep her job. The instruction followed the release of the Marikana Report. The report lambasted police action for the deaths of 34 stri

  • 06:53 Car Sales Significantly Drop In SA

    Car Sales Significantly Drop In SA

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    Domestic vehicle sales remain weak, while exports are still bouyant. New vehicle sales fell by 6.1 percent on a yearly basis to 54,112 units in July. But exports increased by 24.4 percent. The outlook for vehicle sales for this year remains unfavourable m

  • 05:57 Leslie Massdorp On BRICS' New Development Bank

    Leslie Massdorp On BRICS' New Development Bank

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    The New Development Bank being established by the Brics' nations will be operational by the end of the year. SA is due to contribute 5 billion dollars to the bank and it is designed to complement existing western lending institutions. It's primary functio

  • 01:52 Another Video Of Police Dragging Incident

    Another Video Of Police Dragging Incident

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    Yet another video has surfaced of police dragging a man behind a van. This time around, the incident happened at Mamelo informal settlement, near Vereeniging on Sunday...http://owl.li/Qre0W For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twit

  • 02:05 Duty Lies With Arresting Officer To Report Injuries On The Suspect : Coetzee

    Duty Lies With Arresting Officer To Report Injuries On The Suspect : Coetzee

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    Police have again come under fire for not following proper procedures when arresting Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia in February 2013. A police trainer took the stand at the North Gauteng High court today. Warrant officer Yolanda Coetzee told the court

  • 01:51 Zuma Visits Slain Metro Cop Simon Mabatamela's Home

    Zuma Visits Slain Metro Cop Simon Mabatamela's Home

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    President Jacob Zuma says the nation will need to decide what needs to be done to stop police killings in South Africa. He was visiting the home of metro cop, Simon Mabatamela, who was gunned down this week. The President was accompanied by Gauteng Premie

  • 04:12 The Premise Of Nhleko's Report On Nkandla False : Madonsela

    The Premise Of Nhleko's Report On Nkandla False : Madonsela

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    Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says the premise of Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's report on Nkandla is false. Madonsela has maintained that there was no legal basis for Nhleko's report into security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence.

  • 02:00 Let Me Die For My Sins : Malema

    Let Me Die For My Sins : Malema

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    EFF leader Julius Malema will be back in court over fraud and corruption charges - Tuesday morning. The case was postponed after it emerged that one of his co-accused is in hospital. Kagiso Dichabe was admitted in July. He, Malema and another co-accused L

  • 01:28 SA Land Claims To Be Fast Tracked Via Mobile Land Claim Buses

    SA Land Claims To Be Fast Tracked Via Mobile Land Claim Buses

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    There's a new drive to fast track land claims in South Africa. Mobile lodgement buses will now criss-cross the country. Giving more people the opportunity to state their claim to land...http://owl.li/QreQj For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news F

  • 01:42 Absolute Nonsense To Say Manenberg Project Is An Election Ploy : De Lille

    Absolute Nonsense To Say Manenberg Project Is An Election Ploy : De Lille

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    Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, has refuted reports that plans to upgrade the gang prone area of Manenberg, on the Cape Flats, are an electioneering ploy. De Lille, together with Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and the Manenberg Steering Committee

  • 01:21 Mangaung Metro Embarks On Major Development Projects

    Mangaung Metro Embarks On Major Development Projects

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    Several multi-million rand development projects are currently being carried out in the Mangaung Metro, which includes Bloemfontein. The projects are part of a massive development node along the N-Eight road between Bloemfontein and Botshabelo. The develop

  • 01:24 Soshanguve Launches A Youth Owned Bakery

    Soshanguve Launches A Youth Owned Bakery

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    A youth-owned bakery in Soshanguve north of Pretoria aimed at bolstering business in the township has been launched. The 3.8 million rand project is in line with Gauteng's project of revitalising township economies. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co

  • 01:45 More Students Are Being Trained To Be Electrical Engineers

    More Students Are Being Trained To Be Electrical Engineers

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    As the country faces water and energy shortages more electrical engineers are being trained to mitigate the problem. Monday saw 175 students begin their journey to becoming qualified electrical engineers. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Fo

  • 00:51 KZN Science Centre Stages Public Exhibitions

    KZN Science Centre Stages Public Exhibitions

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    Ever wondered how to power light-bulbs with potatoes, or to make a homemade volcano? Or even create fire using water? The KwaZulu-Natal Science Centre in association with the Department of Science and Technology is staging public exhibitions of basic scie

  • 02:26 Brigadier Vish Naidoo On SAPS' Decision To Not Defend Civil Litigation

    Brigadier Vish Naidoo On SAPS' Decision To Not Defend Civil Litigation

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    A short while ago..police confirmed it would not be defending the civil litigation. The respective legal teams are expected to meet to discuss. National Police spokesperson, Brigadier Vish Naidoo joins us on the line now.. For more News visit: http://www.

  • 06:45 Nomkhita Mona On SAFCOL's Success

    Nomkhita Mona On SAFCOL's Success

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    Amid increasing criticism of state-owned entities, the South African Forestry Company (Safcol) has been performing well. With a R1bn turnover in the last financial year,the company is competing with listed giants such as Mondi, Sappi and York. However, th

  • 01:36 Razzmatazz Minister Mbalula As He Supports G-Sport

    Razzmatazz Minister Mbalula As He Supports G-Sport

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  • 06:15 Caroline Wöstmann On G-Sport Awards Nomination

    Caroline Wöstmann On G-Sport Awards Nomination

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    Caroline Wöstmann from Pretoria, is an ultra-marathon runner who won the 2015 editions of the Two Oceans Marathon and Comrades Marathon. She is a mother of two. In her spare time, she is Lecturer at Wits University and she is a Chartered Accountant. For m

  • 01:19 PSL Season To Kick Off On Tuesday With MTN 8 Competition

    PSL Season To Kick Off On Tuesday With MTN 8 Competition

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    The South African domestic soccer season kicks off in earnest on Tuesday with the MTN 8 competition. Orlando Pirates will host Ajax Cape Town while Bidvest Wits will lock horns with Supersport United at Bidvest Stadium. Defending champions, Kaizer Chiefs

  • 10:27 Vuyo Mvoko Speaks To Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

    Vuyo Mvoko Speaks To Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

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    SABC Contributing Editor Vuyo Mvoko spoke to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. He began by asking why she felt it was important to draw the distinction between the presidency's rather civil way of responding to her, and the less than ideal treatment she i

  • 02:08 South Africa  Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

    South Africa Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

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    South Africa Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

  • 02:21 South Africa's Malema Confronts Corruption Charges

    South Africa's Malema Confronts Corruption Charges

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    Opposition leader Julius Malema is facing corruption charges he and his supporters have dismissed as politically motivated. An outspoken critic of corruption, he is accused of receiving $400,000 from involvement in corrupt road construction projects.

  • 02:30 People Gather At Mandela Museum To Commemorate First Anniversary Of His Passing

    People Gather At Mandela Museum To Commemorate First Anniversary Of His Passing

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    Residents of Qunu on Friday gathered at the Nelson Mandela museum to commemorate the first anniversary of his death. "It is a year that Tata (Nelson Mandela) has passed on. We have mixed feelings, because we are coming to the reality that he's no more," s

  • 03:10 Donell Jones On His Trip To South Africa

    Donell Jones On His Trip To South Africa

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    American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer Donell Jones who most notable for the hits "U Know What's Up", "Where I Wanna Be", and his cover of Stevie Wonder's "Knocks Me Off My Feet" was in South Africa recently and performed at the Sandton C

  • 02:08 South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

    South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

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    South Africa's biggest gold producers have proposed new wage offers to mining unions. AngloGold and Sibanye Gold proposed to raise monthly pay for entry-level workers by 79 dollars annually for the three years started July 1st, 2015. CCTV's Angelo Coppola

  • 02:52 South Africa Paperless Classrooms For Poor Schools

    South Africa Paperless Classrooms For Poor Schools

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    In South Africa an innovative new program is being implemented in the Gauteng Province. Thousands of children are now attending school in paperless classrooms. CCTV's Julie Scheier reports.

  • 02:18 New Craze: Cape Town's Adult Colouring Books

    New Craze: Cape Town's Adult Colouring Books

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    An astonishing global trend has taken root in South Africa's Mother City. Book stores in Cape Town are stocking coloring books. That may not come as a surprise. But these books are for adults. CCTV's Travers Andrews reports.

  • 01:01 Players Warm Up Ahead Of Africa's First NBA Game

    Players Warm Up Ahead Of Africa's First NBA Game

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    Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Boris Diaw of the San Antonio Spurs warmed up Friday for the NBA's first ever game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the fast-developing continent. Basketball stars including

  • 01:49 Zuma Says 13 South African Soldiers Killed In Fighting In Central African Republic

    Zuma Says 13 South African Soldiers Killed In Fighting In Central African Republic

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    South Africa's president said on Monday that 13 South African soldiers were killed and 27 were wounded in fighting in the Central African Republic. President Jacob Zuma also said that one soldier is missing. "We have confirmed that 13 of our brave soldier

  • 02:27 South African Businesswoman Launches New Political Party

    South African Businesswoman Launches New Political Party

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    The academic and co-founder of South Africa's Black Conscious Movement, Mamphela Ramphele, announced the creation of a new political party on Monday "to build the South Africa of our dreams." At the same time she lambasted the 101-year-old African Nationa

  • 03:53 Meningitis And Malaria In Africa

    Meningitis And Malaria In Africa

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    VOA’s Linord Moudou gives an update on health news on meningitis. As the World Health Organization announces plans to begin clinical trials of a promising new vaccine, scientists in South Africa report that they too are at an important threshold. VO

  • 02:11 South Africa's High Court Rules That Parts Of Pistorius Trial Can Be Shown On Live TV

    South Africa's High Court Rules That Parts Of Pistorius Trial Can Be Shown On Live TV

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    A South African judge has ruled that television stations can broadcast parts of Oscar Pistorius' murder trial live, but with restrictions on witness testimonies. High Court Judge Dunstan Mlambo ruled on Tuesday (25 FEB. 2014) that South African media hous

  • 04:04 Obama And Zuma Hold A Joint News Conference

    Obama And Zuma Hold A Joint News Conference

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    US President Barack Obama said on Saturday that South Africa's transition from apartheid to a free nation has been a "personal inspiration" and an "inspiration to the world." Speaking at a news conference in Pretoria, alongside South African President Jac

  • 01:42 SA’s Chamber Of Commerce Appoints A New Chief Executive

    SA’s Chamber Of Commerce Appoints A New Chief Executive

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    The South African Chamber of Commerce has appointed Alan Mukoki as its new chief executive. The organization represents close to 20,000 small, medium and large businesses across all industrial sectors. Angelo Coppola reports that the appointment signals a

  • 01:07 NBA Players Hold Clinic In Johannesburg

    NBA Players Hold Clinic In Johannesburg

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    As Africa nears the first National Basketball Association game on the continent, several international professional basketball players hosted a clinic on Wednesday, for a group of South African boys and girls. The clinic was hosted at the American school

  • 04:35 Unemployment In South Africa: Lumkile Mondi

    Unemployment In South Africa: Lumkile Mondi

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    The number of employed people in South Africa increased by 198 000 in the second quarter compared to the first one The Quarterly labour force survey shows that South Africa's working-age population was 36,0 million people - 15,7 million employed, 5,2 mill

  • 01:18 Swaziland, Mozambique And South Africa To Share Resources To Mediate Water Shortages

    Swaziland, Mozambique And South Africa To Share Resources To Mediate Water Shortages

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    Sharing resources between Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa will help mediate water shortages. All three countries face severe backlogs in water provision. A water management conference is discussing this in Mpumalanga.

  • 02:02 SA Teachers Union Respond To Swaziland School Delay

    SA Teachers Union Respond To Swaziland School Delay

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    SA Teachers Union Respond To Swaziland School Delay

  • 01:56 Namibia Breweries Acquires 25% Of Sediberg Brewery In South Africa

    Namibia Breweries Acquires 25% Of Sediberg Brewery In South Africa

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    The Olthaver & List group of companies announced that Namibia Breweries will acquire 25 percent stake in the Sediberg brewery in South Africa. Restructuring activities in the beer market will allow Namibia Breweries to expand its business activity on a br

  • 00:42 Thousands Gather To Celebrate As King Zwelithini Turns 67

    Thousands Gather To Celebrate As King Zwelithini Turns 67

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    Thousands gathered on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of the eighth Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini. Zwelithini, who just turned 67, has been on the throne for 46 years, which is the longest time in Zulu history. According to the South African constitut