Daily Archives: August 27, 2013
PRETORIA: (By Richard Olson)– President Jacob Zuma has received the honorary Doctorate of Leadership from the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia during his official visit to that country.
Political uncertainty, unclear policy and a militant labour force are stopping international mining houses from investing in South Africa.
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has given an unprecedented briefing on policing to the Western Cape legislature – and premier Helen Zille used the opportunity to once again call for the defence force to be brought in to sort out the gangs on the Cape Flats.
South Africans’ emergency lifeline – the 24-hour 10111 crime-reporting emergency call centre – might collapse when thousands of its employees march on police headquarters in Pretoria tomorrow.
Women in South Africa have a one in eight chance of developing cancer and men a one in six risk. Yet the registry that keeps track of all cancer cases in the country is seven years out of date.
Experts believe that Linda, a R400000 robot that resembles a human-sized chess pawn, could be the perfect solution to one of the biggest hazards facing elderly residents of care homes: falls.
Nokia’s Stephen Elop listed as the favourite, Bill Gates is ranked as a 50/1 shot to return to fill the void.