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The Mineral Resources Minister said the industry needed an urgent solution to deal with fatalities.
Constable Herman Moremi said an employee at a creche recovered the baby after throwing out some rubbish at the site.
Authorities are urging beachgoers to stay away from the sea as shark nets have been removed.
The Deputy President told the National Council of Provinces that nuclear was never on the agenda.
Section 27, the TAC and Corruption Watch made public the 122-page report documenting widespread corruption and maladministration.
Eskom said on Thursday that load-shedding was unlikely during the day, but could occur in the evening if electricity usage was high during peak hours.
A video of a passenger shouting bad words against Jews while waiting for his luggage at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport went viral on social media on Thursday.
Makonyane said the Inter-ministerial Committee in the North West will look into anyone implicated in the collapse of the province's governance.
Talks between unions and the parastatal on Thursday concluded with no deal being reached.
The company said it spent the last three months testing and cleaning its Enterprise factory that was identified as the source.
The trade union federation said commentators Naas Botha and Nick Mallett shouldn't be allowed back on set.
The NHI is the government’s policy for introducing universal healthcare.
EMS crew members that were on Thursday night duty were left injured and are being treated at Thabazimbi hospital after they were targeted during a service delivery protest.
The ANC will be briefing the media on the outcomes of the party's special National Working Committee (NWC).
The protesters are demanding houses and the resignation of municipal office-bearers.
The N3 freeway, linking Johannesburg and Durban, had been blocked by truck drivers at Van Reenen's Pass on Wednesday.
The Constitutional Court on Thursday handed down judgment on political party funding and the constitutionality of the Promotion of Access to Information Act.
Billy Modise served as Chief of State Protocol from 1999 to 2006 and had previously been South Africa's high commissioner to Canada.
In a statement late on Wednesday, the party said it had learnt with "deep sadness of the passing of Comrade Joyce Mashamba".
Five men died underground last week at the Kloof mine west of Johannesburg, the latest in a number of mining fatalities.
The announcement could potentially cause renewed tensions as some in the province fear a candidate could be imposed.
Con Roux of the N3 Toll Concession said there were extensive backlogs in both directions. He urged motorists to use alternative routes such as the R74 via Oliviershoek Pass.
Striking municipal workers gathered in their numbers outside Port Elizabeth City Hall on Wednesday.
Supra Mahumapelo resigned last month following weeks of violent protests, leaving the position vacant.
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