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May 20, 2019

NO SEMENYA AT STOCKHOLM DIAMOND LEAGUE AFTER GENDER RULING

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month’s Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, the organisers told AFP on Thursday.

The South African, 28, who won gold in Rio in 2016 and London four years earlier will not lineup for the 800m after winning her most recent appearance over the distance in Doha on May 3.

Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba and Kenya’s Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who are among the star female athletes affected by the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) ruling this month and who completed the Olympic podium in Brazil will also not feature [...]

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May 20, 2019

€62m Club Med for KZN

Landowner, Tongaat Hulett Developments, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Club Med for the development of the first international-branded beach resort in Southern Africa.

The R1bn (€62.4m) resort will be at Tinley Town, 10km from King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu Natal and is expected to have 350 rooms and 50 villas located on 30 hectares.

Olivier Hannaert, MD of Club Med Southern Africa, confirmed that the MOA had been signed on March 26 and described the site as a beautiful, untouched piece of land with an exclusive beach in a beautiful bay.

“There is still a long way to go before the commencement of work but, nevertheless, all parties are [...]

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May 17, 2019

South African woman conquers Mount Everest in 27 days, on fourth try

Once, twice, thrice she failed but for the failure seemed to have been only her booster. She has now made history after conquering the highest mountain above sea level, the famous Mount Everest.

This is the story of South African Saray Khumalo who is officially the first black African woman to make it to the summit of Mount Everest. It took her 27 days to get to the top of Mount Everest.

The government, local media and South Africans on social media are celebrating her feat. “Congratulations to iMbokodo Saray Khumalo for being the first Black African Woman to reach the top of the world by conquering Mount Everest,” the government said on Twitter.

With a journey [...]

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May 16, 2019

WC NO LONGER HAS LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, ACCORDING TO STATS

At 19.5%, the province’s unemployment rate is now a percentage point higher than Limpopo’s.

CAPE TOWN – Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey showed that the Western Cape was no longer the province with the lowest unemployment rate.

At 19.5%, the province’s unemployment rate was now a percentage point higher than Limpopo’s.

However, the Western Cape’s expanded unemployment, which included people who have stopped looking for work, remained the lowest at 22%.

Limpopo may have the lowest unemployment rate in the first quarter, but it also showed the largest increase in expanded unemployment, which was up by 5.5 [...]

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