Monthly Archives:June 2017

Ronaldo’s Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

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Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future, although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead in the first half in Kazan, but the goal was cancelled out before the break by Mexico striker
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Treasury’s fall from grace: Part 6

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In Brexit boost, Jaguar Land Rover to hire 5,000 staff

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Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will hire 5,000 staff as it boosts its skills in autonomous and electric technology, a welcome business endorsement as Prime Minister Theresa May starts Brexit talks after a botched election. JLR, which employs more than 40,000 people globally, said it would hire 1,000 electronic and software engineers as
Source: The New Age

Romania leftists ask parliament to oust PM, graft in spotlight

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Romania’s ruling leftists filed a no-confidence motion in parliament on Sunday against their prime minister, Sorin Grindeanu, escalating a conflict which government critics say reflects internal rifts over anti-corruption policy. The Social Democrat Party (PSD) and its coalition allies withdrew their support for Grindeanu, 43, last Wednesday, saying he has failed to implement the PSD’s
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‘Don’t protest: petition GPL’

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The Gauteng legislature has urged communities to petition the legislation rather than embark on violent protests following the settlement of a number of complaints that had been resolved after communities had petitioned the province. Amid 610 accidents and 37 deaths between 2012 and 2014, the roads and transport department has handed over the K111 road
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Should I buy a church?

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The Free State brewed Sesotho drama, Ke Reke Kereke? (Should I buy a church?) ,will be premiered at the iconic annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown next month (July 2-4). The extras and cameo crew converged on Bochabela near Bloemfontein at the African Gospel Church on Saturday where they shot the closing scenes of this
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Small businesses registered

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A number of upcoming businesses in the Ditsobotla local municipality were registered on the provincial government’s central supply database (CSD) during a recent villages, townships and small dorpies outreach programme. The programme targeted areas like Itsoseng, Coligny and Blydeville. Most of the businesses have been operating informally and had no chance to get business from
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Crime at schools is alarming

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A Manenberg Primary School was burgled seven times in the past month, with damages amounting to an estimated R200000. Eight burglaries were reported at the non-fee paying Easter Peak Primary since the beginning of the year. Before the recent spate of burglaries, an incident was reported in January. Principal Ebrahim Joseph said: “This is heartbreaking,
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7% wage proposal ‘horrifies’ Numsa

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Numsa has rejected the latest wage proposal by engineering sector employers. Numsa acting national spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi said the union was “shocked” by the offer which employers have placed on the table, because the proposal can only be described as a “downward variation of the basic working conditions of workers”. “We are horrified that employers
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