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Running amok on social network

Washington - If you use Facebook, you’re probably familiar with the sort of post shown in the image on the right. It’s called "like-baiting", and it has run amok on the social network in recent years.That’s because the software that determines what we ... [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Expert in Carstens trial questioned

Cape Town - The credibility of the State's scientific expert was questioned in the drunken driving case of musician Arno Carstens on Wednesday.Expert witness Tim Laurens, head of forensic toxicology at the University of Pretoria, has been testifying in ... [Published IOL - 4 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

SA maize rises most in a week

Johannesburg - Corn futures in South Africa rose the most in more than a week after the benchmark price in Chicago climbed yesterday.Yellow corn for delivery in July increased 0.6 percent to 2,193 rand ($207) a metric ton, the biggest advance since April ... [Published IOL - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bribes add to lawlessness: minister

Pretoria - Bribing traffic officers contributes to the lawlessness on South Africa's roads, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Wednesday."We are appealing to the moral conscience of our society," she said in Pretoria at a briefing on road safety ... [Published IOL - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sadtu warned against dispensing justice

Durban - Respect the rule of law. That was the court’s message on Tuesday to the SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), as they were urged not to take the law into their own hands after two school principals, a district director and a former school principal, ... [Published IOL - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

MEC: KZN cop deployment ‘temporary’

Durban - The deployment of more police to volatile areas in KwaZulu-Natal before the May 7 elections is only a temporary solution, Community Safety MEC, Willies Mchunu, says.He appealed to parties yesterday to ensure their members refrained from political ... [Published IOL - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Violence, Elections, Police
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Get chilled with some chillis - recipe

Cape Town - Does cold get a bad rep? Is cold like the different kid in class, the one the other guys always pick on? Should we rather think of cold as something, well… cool? The way we think of eccentrics or risk-takers, the way we think of the straight ... [Published IOL - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Vavi pledges to work for Cosatu unity

Cape Town -Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has pledged to work for the labour federation’s unity - and to do everything to avoid a split in the 19 trade union affiliates."My role is to ensure we pick up the pieces… that have fallen all over. ... [Published IOL - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Concourt tells agency to rerun tender

Wiseman KhuzwayoIn a landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court has ordered the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) to rerun a tender process for a contract to distribute social grants to nearly 15 million beneficiaries.The court reiterated its earlier ruling ... [Published IOL - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Zille slithers into voting controversy

Kroonstad - DA leader Helen Zille has again referred to the ANC as a snake, and effectively Satan, as the political rhetoric heats up and becomes increasingly less secular on the eve of the country’s provincial and national elections next month.She was ... [Published IOL - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

SAPS colonel wins unfair dismissal case

Johannesburg - The Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday ordered the police to redeploy Colonel Kobus Roos to a similar position in the crime intelligence unit and to compensate him in an unfair labour practice case."The respondents (SA Police Service) ... [Published IOL - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Zuma owes nothing: ANCYL

Durban - President Jacob Zuma would not pay for the upgrades to his Nkandla home, and those who said he must pay were living in dreamland, the ANC Youth League said on Monday.Last month the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, found that Zuma and his family ... [Published IOL - Apr 22 2014]

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"Facebook is essentially saying ‘We’re not going to pay attention to what you do – we’re going to purify your news feed for your own good’."
"We are high due to the American price that closed higher yesterday" Thys Grobbelaar, an analyst at Klerksdorp-based Senwes Ltd., said by phone today
"I have forgiven those who shot me. It doesn’t, however, mean that I am a coward now that I am in a wheelchair."
"The witness is in custody at Umzinto prison outside of the reach of the applicants; if the applicants are granted bail the State has ample time until May 9 to make fresh arrangements for Mzizi to be placed in a witness protection programme…"

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