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    South Africa's plan to save mining jobs

    Various sectors – unions, the government, and business – have come together to find a joint solution to looming job losses faced in the mining industry. Through a 10-point plan unpacked by the minister of mineral resources, they want to save as many jobs as possible.

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    South African initiative targets entrepreneur culture

    South African businesspeople, government officials and celebrities got to together to launch Step Up 2 a Start Up, a programme that teaches schoolchildren and students about entrepreneurship and gets them to design, make and sell their own products.

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    South Africa announces 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

    In naming his chosen few, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said the 31-member squad that would represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cup would carry the country's hopes on their shoulders. It would be a tough tournament, he cautioned. Jean de Villiers will captain the team.

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    South African javelin star wins bronze in Beijing

    South African javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen at last banished past disappointment this weekend in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal. Her win brought South Africa’s medal tally for the championships up to three.

  • Construction workers construction, worker, driven machinery regulations

    South Africa hosts workshop to explain new driven machinery regulations

    Changes to the Driven Machinery Regulations have come into effect. To launch the new rules and standards, employers, company owners and safety officers attended a workshop on the requirements for the inspection and testing of driven machinery.

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    South African sprinter Jobodwana takes on the world's best

    South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won bronze in the IAAF World Athletics Championship 200m final, to share the podium with world record holder Jamaican Usain Bolt – who passed the post just fractions of a second ahead of the South African athlete.

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