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Madiba-inspired Kruger leads Hong Kong Open

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Madiba-inspired Kruger leads Hong Kong Open

South Africa’s Jbe Kruger grabbed the outright lead at the halfway stage of the Hong Kong Open Friday, paying tribute afterwards to Nelson Mandela who he called a “real-life hero   Kruger added to an opening round 67 with a four-under-par 66, thanks to a scintillating putting display on the back nine that leaves him one shot clear of Stuart Manley going into the weekend. ...

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  • SA introduces new tax incentives for energy savings

    Tax incentives are being introduced for businesses that can show measurable energy savings, the energy department said. Businesses would have to register with the SA National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) to qualify for the tax cuts, director general Nelisiwe Magubane ...

  • Egypt to pay oil debt

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  • Mandela’s death a challenge to SA: Motsoko Pheko

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    Everton have a new giant to slay in Arsenal

    ROBERTO Martinez’s improving Everton, buoyed after landing their first victory at Manchester United for 21 years, will try to end another long barren run when they visit Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday.   Everton have not won at the ...

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    Celebrate Mandela’s life: Mantashe

    People should not just mourn the death of former president Nelson Mandela but celebrate his life, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Sunday.   “We are celebrating more than mourning because it was a life lived to the fullest,” ...

  • money

    and recoups losses, ends firmer

    Johannesburg – South Africa’s rand ended the week firmer on Friday, bouncing back from oversold levels that saw the currency fall to a 4-1/2 year low after upbeat US jobs data. Trading in South Africa paused for five minutes of ...

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    Madiba’s hand in building a united SA Inc

    Is it possible to find words to describe Nelson Mandela’s contribution to the stability and progress in South Africa’s early years of democracy after 1994?   In the formative years of our democracy, Madiba’s steadfast focus on nation building and ...

  • Barthe Cortes arrested for the second time

    Barthe Cortes arrested in Congo for the second time The owner of private air lines BVC was arrested again in Congo in early August. His first detainment, in late 2010, was based on the ‘lese majeste’ law; this time he ...

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