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Land reform and property rights in SA

  There is widespread agreement that land reform in South Africa has failed, but that the extent is convoluted by the lack of unreliable data. This was the view of Ben Cousins, a professor at the University of the Western Cape, and founder of the Institute for Poverty, Land and …

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Bell Pottinger not off the hook: law expert

  JOHANNESBURG – Controversial British company Bell Pottinger is not off the hook yet. Despite an apology, at least one law expert believes the firm hired by Gupta-owned firm Oakbay Capital, could still face the music. The PR company’s campaign targeting white monopoly capital has stirred up racial divisions in …

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SA claims first World Cup victory against India

  LEICESTER – A half-century and four wickets by captain Dané van Niekerk and a 65-ball 92 by Lizelle Lee laid the foundation for a resounding, 115-run victory for South Africa over India, breaking their unbeaten streak when the sides met for the 18th match in the ICC Women’s World Cup …

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Recession-proof stocks for you

  SIKI MGABADELI:  You are probably tired of hearing it but, sorry for you, it can’t be avoided. South Africa is officially in recession. I think it’s the first time since 2008/9 that we’ve entered a recession – and that is defined as two quarters of negative GDP growth. But …

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Lucky escape after vehicle rolls

A man escaped injury after his vehicle rolled off the Ben Pienaar Street in Potchefstroom late last night. ER24 paramedics received the call at 09h10 this morning and immediately responded to the scene. Upon arrival, paramedics found the light motor vehicle lying on its roof some distance off the road. …

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