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Tsunami update: thousands starting again

By Danie MoutonStephan Smithdorff was sent by the Uitenhage-North Dutch Reformed Church to carry out mission work under the banner of Operation Mobilisation. Here is Stephen’s report on the latest relief work in Japan: “Dear friends, “I just returned on Tuesday from a very fulfilling trip to the earthquake-tsunami stricken […]

Arms deal case postponed

A bid to force President Jacob Zuma to appoint an inquiry into the controversial arms deal was postponed at the Constitutional Court today. This was to give the President time to respond to information submitted in the application by former banker Terry Crawford-Browne. The case will resume on September 20. […]

Court bid to make Zuma appoint arms deal inquiry

The controversial arms deal will be back in the spotlight today as the Constitutional Court is asked to order President Jacob Zuma to appoint an inquiry into the 1999 armaments  contracts which led to now abandoned allegations of corruption against him. The application in Johannesburg today is being brought by […]

Nood van Libiese studente

Deur Danie Mouton Ds Jurie Goosen (Internasionale Studentebediening Stellenbosch) vertel meer oor die lot van Libiese studente in SA: Beste medegelowige Talle Libiese studente op die Stellenbosch kampus word geraak deur die oorlog in hul land. Baie is besorg oor die veiligheid van hul families in Noord-Afrika en sommige het […]

GMSA April sales up by more than 40%

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) had an excellent month in April with sales of 5 147 vehicles, placing the company a firm third in overall sales volumes, 43,2% up on the same month in 2010. This performance delivered a market share of 13,3% in April, a National Association of Automobile […]

Substance abuse conference in PE

The Local Drug Action Committee of the Nelson Mandela Metro is hosting a two day conference on May 5 and 6, 2011 on the topic of Substance Abuse. The theme of the Conference is “Substance Abuse and Society: Taking Steps to Turn the Tide.”     Topics covered at this conference will […]