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 2018-04-25 19:47 

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Life-saving water safely reaches Saldanha Bay's supply dam...

Five billion litres of life-saving water has arrived in the Misverstand Dam - just as Saldanha Bay was about to run out of water....

 2018-04-25 19:33 

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'They thought we were just talking; Cosatu died a long time ago' - Saftu secretary general tells members...

South African Federation of Trade Unions secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi says a two-day protest will be held if workers' demands for a better minimum wage are not met....

 2018-04-25 19:24 

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Nelson Mandela Bay dam levels approach 20% mark...

Dam levels are "fast approaching" the 20% mark in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and the City is looking at strengthening water conservation efforts....

 2018-04-25 19:02 

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Egypt's parliament passes law to fine aggressive touts...

Egypt's parliament has passed a law that would impose fines on overly aggressive touts as part of efforts to revive the country's tourism sector...

 2018-04-25 19:02 

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New 'Islamist' attacks in north Mozambique...

Three new attacks allegedly by radicalised Muslim youth in northern Mozambique have left one dead and three injured in recent days, sources have said....

 2018-04-25 19:02 

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Heavy rains pummel Cairo and parts of Egypt...

Rare heavy rainfall have pummeled the Egyptian capital and other parts of the country for a second day, with showers flooding roads and a new, leafy suburb east of Cairo....

 2018-04-25 18:47 

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BREAKING: DA caucus supports motion of no confidence in Patricia de Lille...

An internal motion of no confidence against Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille has passed during a special DA Cape Town caucus meeting, paving the way for her to be recalled by her party....

 2018-04-25 18:14 

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Mabuza dodges question on whether he met with the EFF...

Deputy President David Mabuza has dodged a question on whether he met with the EFF to discuss their proposed amendment to Parliament's rules that would give the House fewer opportunities to question the deputy president....

 2018-04-25 18:07 

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Court hears of man's desperate plea before farmer allegedly runs him over...

The Hartswater Magistrate's Court has heard how a man pleaded with a farmer to allow him to cut through his farm so that he could avoid protests, but the farmer allegedly ran him over instead....

 2018-04-25 17:59 

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UCT radio apologises for Moses Mabhida tweet...

The University of Cape Town's UCT Radio has apologised "unequivocally" for a tweet over the Moses Mabhida Stadium pitch invasion....

 2018-04-25 17:45 

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Man who tried to get Trump's tax information awaits sentence...

A Louisiana private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election....

 2018-04-25 17:34 

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Weather Update: Severe thunderstorms expected to continue over the Western Cape...

Severe thunderstorms are expected to continue for most parts of the Western Cape in the early hours of Thursday morning....

 2018-04-25 17:17 

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Uganda counts gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'...

Uganda has begun counting its population of critically endangered mountain gorillas amid confidence their numbers are steadily rising, boosting prospects for its tourism industry that relies heavily on the primates....

 2018-04-25 17:13 

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Boyfriend 'threatened teen'...

The Northdale teenager who is alleged to have been set alight by her boyfriend had initially not pressed charges because he had allegedly threatened to kill her if she did....

 2018-04-25 17:09 

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Body of Briton Rodney Saunders identified after couple go missing in SA...

Police say they identified the body of Rodney Saunders, suspected to have been kidnapped by alleged Islamic militants in KwaZulu-Natal....

 2018-04-25 16:59 

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More ex-cops now part of Western Cape guns-to-gangs saga...

Twenty-three suspects, including an alleged 28s gang boss and three former police officers, are now facing charges in what has become known as the Western Cape's guns-to-gangs saga....

 2018-04-25 16:58 

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Bring Syria to peace talks, EU tells Russia, Iran...

EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said Moscow and Tehran, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's key supporters, had a duty to help wind down the war, now in its eighth year....

 2018-04-25 16:57 

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Highway remains closed in Grabouw as more arrests made in protests...

The N2 through Grabouw has remained closed due to a protest linked to the national shutdown over the proposed minimum wage....

 2018-04-25 16:49 

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De Lille on DA's use of 'recall clause': 'If I must, I will go to court'...

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she is prepared to go to court to challenge the constitutionality of the DA's new "recall clause", if the party's bid to oust her is successful....

 2018-04-25 16:34 

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WATCH: Liquor looters batter shatterproof storefront...

A video of looting at a Game Liquor store, which has been doing the rounds on social media, shows a group of people using a trolley to break through glass of the store before stealing goods....

 2018-04-25 16:22 

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Mabuzu told an 'outright lie' to Parliament - DA's Maynier...

DA MP David Maynier has accused Deputy President David Mabuza of lying to the National Assembly....

 2018-04-25 16:13 

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#News24 ICYMI: Strike shutdown grips SA, Christo Wiese selling 2 luxury jets; and Kim Kardashian goes nude...

Severe thunderstorms are expected to take hold of parts of the Western Cape, Warren Whiteley is touted for the Bok captaincy and News24 is looking to honour 100 young South Africans who embody the characteristics Mandela was best known for....

 2018-04-25 15:50 

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'I put petrol on her and walked away' - court hears in Karabo Mokoena murder trial...

A police officer has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that the man accused of the murder of Karabo Mokoena, appeared calm, relaxed and co-operative when he pointed out the scene where Mokoena's body was set alight....

 2018-04-25 15:29 

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UK, US warn of possible Tanzania protests...

Britain and the United States have warned their citizens in Tanzania to exercise caution ahead of possible anti-government protests on Thursday....

 2018-04-25 15:29 

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WATCH: More shops looted and hospital invaded as violence spreads in North West...

Violence continues to spread across the embattled North West as more and more shops are looted and a hospital is invaded....

 2018-04-25 15:17 

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'We are no longer willing to suffer Numsa spokesperson during national shutdown...

The government of today owes its power to the workers and is betraying them by agreeing to a R20 per hour national minimum wage, says a Numsa spokesperson....

 2018-04-25 15:10 

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Hawks conduct raid at Free State gambling, liquor tourism board...

The raid was in connection with alleged tender fraud, corruption and possible money laundering involving two companies that were awarded tenders worth about R150m, say the Hawks....

 2018-04-25 15:06 

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Man arrested for Moses Mabhida Stadium pitch invasion out on bail...

The only person arrested for the mass pitch invasion at the Moses Mabhida Stadium during the Nedbank Cup semi-final has been released from police custody....

 2018-04-25 14:28 

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Man sets woman alight on bus, injuring 10...

Ten people were treated for burns after a man doused a woman with gasoline and set her alight inside a public bus in the Peruvian capital Lima, firefighters say....

 2018-04-25 14:27 

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DA asks ConCourt to set aside Fraser's appointment as correctional services commissioner...

The DA says President Cyril Ramaphosa's "new dawn" has failed to stop the ANC's practice of reshuffling compromised individuals within government departments....

 2018-04-25 14:22 

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Cattle herder arrested for rape of 74-year-old woman...

A cattle herder in Willowvale has been arrested in connection with the rape of an elderly woman, Eastern Cape police say....

 2018-04-25 13:53 

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De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints...

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked for a reduction in the proposed 27% water tariff hike, after the City received roughly 24 900 complaints from residents during public submissions on the new budget....

 2018-04-25 13:35 

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Nigeria's favourite cocktail packs a punch...

Nigerians may be fond of a glass of champagne but it's another fizzy drink - and one that's unashamedly non-alcoholic - that's dearest to their hearts....

 2018-04-25 13:22 

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'It was a complete joke' - student apologises after offensive prom proposal goes viral...

An 18-year-old teen's offensive prom proposal has caused outrage on social media over the weekend, various international outlets have reported....

 2018-04-25 13:15 

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Fumigation teams helping in the fight against malaria in Limpopo...

Spraying households with long-acting residual insecticides is helping in the fight against malaria, says the Limpopo Department of Health....

 2018-04-25 12:28 

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Limpopo High Court overturns former top cop's not guilty verdict for theft...

A former senior Limpopo police officer's hopes to escape jail have been dashed after the High Court reversed her not guilty verdict for theft....

 2018-04-25 11:44 

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Morocco's inheritance laws are hurting women and must be reformed...

Morocco is a conservative society. A national survey conducted by the country's planning commission in 2016 found that 87% of citizens, both men and women, are opposed to gender equality in inheritance, writes The Conversation....

 2018-04-25 11:02 

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Severe weather warning for Western Cape, with heavy thunderstorms, hail expected...

The City of Cape Town is on standby as it prepares for severe thunderstorms from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning....

 2018-04-25 10:58 

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'I fear no one but my God' De Lille ahead of internal DA motion against her...

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says in all the 25 public meetings that she's attended in the City this month no one has told her they have lost confidence in her....

 2018-04-25 10:40 

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6 arrested as protesters cause chaos in Cape Town, Overberg...

Several roads in Cape Town and the Overberg have been closed after protesters blockaded them with burning tyres and threw stones and bricks at cars....

 2018-04-25 10:38 

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Toronto van massacre: What we know...

Alek Minassian, 25, made a brief court appearance to hear the charges against him....

 2018-04-25 10:35 

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DRC main opposition musters rare authorised rally...

The first authorised mass rally by the Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition in nearly two years passed off peacefully on Tuesday, months ahead of a key presidential election in the vast, mineral-rich state....

 2018-04-25 10:35 

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WATCH: Gays in Kenya want govt to repeal colonial law against homosexuality...

Kenya's high court is reportedly considering whether or not to repeal some of the country's colonial-era laws banning homosexuality a crime that carries at least 14 years in jail in the east African nation....

 2018-04-25 10:17 

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Protesters burn police vehicle, loot shops in Northern Cape...

Service delivery protests have occurred in and around the small Northern Cape town of Jan Kempdorp, police say....

 2018-04-25 10:16 

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North West protests: Shops looted near Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom...

Protesters have looted several shops near Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom, North West police say....

 2018-04-25 09:40 

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Sporadic protests flare up in Gauteng, Western Cape...

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has warned of road closures in the CBD between 10:00 and 14:00....

 2018-04-25 09:16 

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Egypt says 3 troops killed fighting militants in Sinai...

Egypt's military says three officers have been killed in the last week in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, where it is battling an Islamic State-led insurgency...

 2018-04-25 09:16 

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WATCH: SADC chair Ramaphosa speaks on Zim, Lesotho, Madagascar, DRC...

Southern African Development Community Chairperson and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed satisfaction that peace and security are being consolidated in the region....

 2018-04-25 08:54 

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ROUND-UP: Protest incidents flaring up around SA...

While the nationwide Saftu strike is still ongoing, other seemingly unrelated incidents of protest action - including those in the North West - are flaring up in different parts of the country....

 2018-04-25 08:28 

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Limpopo man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing, stoning grandmother to death...

A man who killed his grandmother because he suspected her of witchcraft has been sentenced to life in prison....

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