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SA population on the rise

South Africa’s mid-year population has increased by close to a million from 2016 to 2017, says Statistician-General Pali Lehohla.

Lehohla on Monday released the mid-year population estimates 2017, which indicate that South Africa’s mid-year population is at 56.52 million. This …

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DRC Police Arrest More Than 100 in Election Protests

Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have arrested more than 100 protesters in cities across the country who were calling for presidential elections to be held by the end of the year.

Demonstrations took place Monday in the …

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Minister Naledi Pandor launches 2017 National Science Week in Port Elizabeth, 5 Aug

The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will launch the 2017 National Science Week (NSW) at Nelson Mandela University’s Missionvale Campus in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

NSW is an annual celebration of science, engineering and technology, attracting thousands of …

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Kenyan President ‘Shocked’ by Election Official’s Killing

Kenya’s president took to social media to proclaim he was “deeply shocked and saddened” by killing of a senior election official ahead of next week’s presidential vote.

Uhuru Kenyatta warned on Facebook and Twitter to urge that investigation into Christopher …

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IDC funding creates 18 206 new jobs

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has facilitated the creation of 18 206 new jobs that would have been otherwise lost.

This as the IDC, which is the national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development, …

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