Daily Archives: July 19, 2013

South Africa taken by storm with biltong scandal

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JOHANNESBURG: (By Staff Reporter)– Mostly people have not choice but to eat unwanted meat specially that does not suit to their taste and health as  packed meat  like dried strips of cured meat are marketed and sold which have nothing to do with  ingredients claimed by companies. The scandal is not new to anyone since Europe has been battling its own food drama after horsemeat was found in so-called beef ready-made meals and burgers in several countries. read more

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Egypt, where any woman will do

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Leveraging Location Specific Knowledge for Effective Branding

Julie Littlejohn Guest Writer. The importance of location in establishing a brand identity has been highlighted by the recent negotiations for the establishment of mutually recognized geographic indicators for products made in South Africa and the European Union. Businesses are finding success with branding initiatives that capitalize on this type of location based brand identity, […]

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World Cup 2014 tickets to cost 10% more than in SA

The dearest 2014 World Cup tickets for international fans will cost $990 and the cheapest $90, say officials.

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Mysterious Mandela song to be released after over two decades

"The People Want Mandela", a South African equivalent of Quincy Jones’s "We are the World", will finally be released after it was banned for 23 years.

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Mandela court battle far from over

Mandla Mandela press Mandela court battle far from over

The legal battle in the case that has pitted Mandela against Mandela seems to be far from over. read more

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Tutu visits Mandela in hospital

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has visited former president Nelson Mandela in the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.

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New premier Stan Mathabatha fires 8 of 10 Limpopo MECs

Stanley Mathabatha New premier Stan Mathabatha fires 8 of 10 Limpopo MECs

Newly appointed Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha has fired eight of the ten MECs in Cassel Mathale’s cabinet during a reshuffle today. read more

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488 Rhino’s poached so far in 2013

Thabazimbi – A national park in Limpopo has suffered its first rhino poaching incident in a period of two years. SANParks spokesperson Paul Daphne said a fresh rhino carcass, with its horn removed, was discovered in the northern section of the Marakele National Park near Thabazimbi. “We are distressed at the loss of this rhino, […]

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600 Megawatt coal power station for South Africa

South African mining group Exxaro Resources and French independent power producer GDF Suez have signed an agreement to develop a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant outside Lephalale in Limpopo province. The proposed site is 17 kilometres northwest of Lephalale in the Waterberg region and adjacent to Exxaro’s Grootegeluk mine. Fuel for the plant will be […]

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New premier Stan Mathabatha fires 8 of 10 MECs

Stanley Mathabatha New premier Stan Mathabatha fires 8 of 10 MECs

Newly appointed Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha has fired the majority of the ten MECs in Cassel Mathale’s cabinet during a reshuffle today. read more

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Is Anglo headed toward an inflection point?

Anglo American’s recent production report was a mixed bag.

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Official flouts disciplinary code

WITH reference to the report, “Nkanjeni ‘blocking’ Roland’s hearing” (July 17), senior metro audit official Bonnie Chan is not only procedurally wrong but also flouting the disciplinary code of the South African Local Government Bargaining Council as agreed by parties, labour and Salga.

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DVD launch a chance to thank artist's home town

LAUNCHING her DVD, An Intimate Night with Unathi, in Port Elizabeth just felt right, and tonight Metro FM DJ Unathi Msengana will use the launch as an opportunity to thank the place where she grew up.

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