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Thursday 6th June
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St Francis & Kouga
Hankey woman’s letter to the nation – Read the letter from the survivor
Court convicts man who raped woman, tormented her children on Hankey farm – A man who raped a woman in her farmhouse and tormented her children was found guilty on 17 counts in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Wednesday.
GALLERY | CCTV footage that helped police nab Hankey rapist – It was CCTV footage from an ATM in Humansdorp that helped police track down the man who raped a Hankey woman in front of her daughter.
JBay swimmers conquer icy Atlantic ocean swim – 12 degree water and a strong head wind did little to deter three Jeffreys Bay swimmers from completing the notorious FXTM Lighthouse swim in Cape Town last weekend.
PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast
National & African News
#ChildProtectionWeek: Child abuse is an indictment of our society – Recent incidents of child abuse paint an undoubtedly disturbing picture of the kind of society we live in.
Let’s talk about your Ubuntu – Andile Mngxitama’s open letter to white people – Dear white people, let’s talk about your Ubuntu
Only 8% of South Africans speak English at home – report – IsiZulu is South Africa’s most spoken language. This according to StatsSA’s latest General Household Survey (GHS) which released its report at the end of May.
Here’s the DA’s ‘shadow cabinet’ – The DA announced its team of spokespersons – or its “shadow cabinet”, as the party likes to call it – on Wednesday
EFF labels Tito Mboweni insane and arrogant over Reserve Bank comments – The EFF has slammed finance minister Tito Mboweni for his comments on the Reserve Bank amid confusion on ANC’s official position on the Bank’s mandate.
Ramaphosa meets with SOE bosses as part of bid to turn around SA economy – The president stressed that they are key to saving SA, while the bosses themselves say they want more clarity on what’s expected of them.
Business, Money & Economy
The quantity of monetary easing, not ‘quantity easing’, may be the stimulus the economy needs – Amid all of the hilarity triggered by the ANC statement regarding ‘quantity easing’ lie some serious issues.
Daniel Silke: The extreme risks of ANC dual-speak – It was only a matter of time before the dire state of the economy intersected with the equally dire state of economic policy – and the worst GDP decline in a decade was just that time.
Truths and assumptions about misinvoicing; it’s not that simple – Falsification of details in international transactions said to be draining $800bn a year from developing countries – but is it?
Cricket World Cup
TODAY – Australia vs West Indies – DSTV – 202
India v South Africa: Rohit Sharma hits century in Cricket World Cup victory – A fine bowling display had restricted South Africa to 227-9 with leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal taking 4-51.
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