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 2019-08-25 06:16 

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Velenkosini Hlabisa takes the helm as IFP elects first new president in 44 years...

The IPF has a new leader after Mangosuthu Buthelezi's long run....

 2019-08-25 06:03 

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WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden...

The 2020 presidential election is still more than 14 months away, but with an early key deadline looming this week, the record field of Democratic hopefuls is dwindling....

 2019-08-25 05:38 

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NASA investigating first crime committed in space: report...

US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday....

 2019-08-25 05:33 

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The Amazon is on fire here are 5 things you need to know...

Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of carbon, with smoke plumes visible thousands of kilometres away....

 2019-08-25 05:17 

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Police officers need guns even when off-duty, to protect themselves...

Police officers carrying their guns while off-duty place them at risk and exposes them to theft, according to Gun Free South Africa....

 2019-08-25 05:15 

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Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues...

Sudan's deposed President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his legal team asked for his release on bail....

 2019-08-25 05:08 

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Abuse survivors left destitute, tell stories about treatment at shelters...

Naledi*, who had been living in a shelter for survivors of abuse since was forced to flee her abusive relationship, was kicked out of a shelter earlier this month with nothing but a bottle of milk for her baby....

 2019-08-24 21:02 

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Man found dead next to train tracks in Roodepoort...

The 29-year-old man has died after being hit by a train in Roodepoort....

 2019-08-24 20:10 

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68-year-old man stoned to death, set alight in mob attack in Limpopo village...

A man has been stoned to death in a Limpopo village, in what is believed to be a mob attack, police say....

 2019-08-24 19:56 

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Maimane campaigns in Free State ahead of by-elections...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed the Free State government for for becoming a conduit for theft, misappropriation and fraud....

 2019-08-24 19:21 

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Zimbabwean opposition official arrested over protests...

A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party says....

 2019-08-24 18:40 

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Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows...

Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry....

 2019-08-24 18:07 

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Police ask for help to find missing Wellington man...

Western Cape police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Wellington man, who was last seen more than 10 days ago....

 2019-08-24 17:52 

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WATCH | Teen blinded under ISIS rule in Iraq realises radio dream...

During Islamic State's control of Mosul, an Iraqi teenager lost her eyesight due to lack of medical access. But the setback did not dent the perseverance she needed to become a presenter at a local radio station....

 2019-08-24 17:20 

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Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows...

The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy....

 2019-08-24 16:44 

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Weather update: Fine and warm Sunday ahead for most of the country, but cool on the coast...

Most of the country will be fine and warm, but the coastal areas of the Western and Eastern Cape can expect cooler weather, with a spot of rain...

 2019-08-24 16:26 

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ANC's Western Cape interim leadership bringing 'peace and stability' - Magashule...

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says the party's decision to disband the Western Cape provincial executive committee and replace it with an interim provincial committee is "going very well" and that "peace and stability" have retur...

 2019-08-24 15:33 

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Final salute for Anti-Gang Unit cop allegedly shot by partner...

The Western Cape police's top brass have joined family and friends of the late Sergeant David Hoffman in bidding him farewell in Franschhoek....

 2019-08-24 14:45 

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IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi steps down after 44 years...

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi is stepping down after 44 years, when new leadership is elected at the weekend....

 2019-08-24 14:18 

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Duo wanted in three provinces arrested in Karoo...

A pair wanted for a number of crimes in Gauteng, Limpopo and the North West have been arrested with four illegal guns and ammunition in a search during a routine patrol in Laingsburg in the Western Cape....

 2019-08-24 14:02 

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Task team assembled to tackle swine flu...

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, along with MECs of three affected provinces, has set up a task team to urgently address the spread of African Swine Flu among pig stocks, the ministry said....

 2019-08-24 12:48 

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Man killed after bakkie crashes into river near Bethel...

One man has died and another was injured when a bakkie crashed into a river in Bethal, paramedics have said....

 2019-08-24 12:47 

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Trump challenges ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users...

A federal appeals court previously ruled he violated the US Constitution by blocking people whose views his disliked....

 2019-08-24 12:03 

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Arson suspected in St Francis Bay fire...

Police are looking for two men they believe are behind the fire, which caused damage to 13 homes....

 2019-08-24 11:53 

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in renewed clash with protesters...

Standoff in a working-class neighbourhood descends into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days....

 2019-08-24 11:25 

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Girl, 6, hit by bullet while playing in Lavender Hill...

A six-year-old girl has been hit by a stray bullet during a shooting incident in Lavender Hill....

 2019-08-24 11:11 

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Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests...

A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs....

 2019-08-24 10:28 

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'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman ignites anger...

The murder of a Turkish woman by her ex-husband in front of her daughter has sparked outrage after a video of the attack was published online....

 2019-08-24 10:11 

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Review in Tygerberg doctors' disciplinary action welcomed...

The disciplinary measures against three doctors, accused of stealing two broken chairs from Tygerberg Hospital, is set to undergo a review....

 2019-08-24 08:37 

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Trump drops plan to take back foreign aid...

US President Donald Trump has dropped plans to take back up to $4bn allocated for foreign aid, the State Department has said, in the face of opposition from both sides of the aisle in Congress....

 2019-08-24 08:29 

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Sans Souci slap: charge against teacher withdrawn...

Charges against teacher Clarissa Venter, accused of slapping a pupil, have been withdrawn....

 2019-08-24 08:09 

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Why the arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry...

The recent arms deal judgment will have implications for commissions of inquiry going forward. In a precedent-setting judgment, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal....

 2019-08-24 07:33 

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Colombia captures top drug trafficker...

The "finance chief" and brother of the head of Colombia's top drug gang has been captured, the country's president has announced....

 2019-08-24 07:22 

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Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW...

Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action....

 2019-08-24 07:17 

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Hanover Street's famous name returns amid claims that 'real' site was not chosen...

Hanover Street supposedly got its old name back this week after a motion was passed by the City of Cape Town in a full council meeting - but is it geographically correct?...

 2019-08-24 06:29 

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India says soldier killed in Kashmir border clash...

An Indian soldier has been killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military has said....

 2019-08-24 06:06 

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Forensic probe reveals litany of corruption in Limpopo's Modimolle-Mookgophong Municipality...

A forensic investigation into Limpopo's Modimolle-Mookgophong Municipality has revealed a litany of corrupt activities in which millions of rand were paid to companies where there were no service level agreements with the entities nor invoices....

 2019-08-24 05:18 

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17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official...

Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official has said....

 2019-08-24 05:17 

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Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel...

The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened....

 2019-08-24 05:15 

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Judge vs Judge: JSC in a bind over complaints of state capture, racism and sexism...

The Judicial Services Commission is in spotlight for their slow adjudication of complaints against two judges. One complaint alleges state capture, while the other alleges racism and sexism....

 2019-08-23 20:22 

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Gauteng man handed life term for raping girl, 12, at his house...

A Nellmapius man has been sentenced to life in jail for raping a 12-year-old girl who was at his house for a gathering, the National Prosecuting Authority said....

 2019-08-23 20:13 

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Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal....

 2019-08-23 19:54 

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Nelson Mandela Bay mayor survives another ousting bid as meeting falls flat...

A meeting that was apparently intended to oust Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has fallen flat, according to reports....

 2019-08-23 18:57 

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Patient shoots, injures nurse at Limpopo hospital before killing himself...

A patient at the Polokwane Provincial Hospital shot and injured a nurse on Friday before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life, according to the Limpopo health department....

 2019-08-23 18:51 

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Police task team launched in Free State to tackle gangsterism, illegal mining...

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday welcomed the introduction of a task team to tackle gangsterism and illegal mining in the Free State....

 2019-08-23 18:06 

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Firefighter escapes serious injury, despite falling through roof of Cape Town home while battling blaze...

A firefighter has escaped serious injury, despite falling through a roof while battling a blaze in the Cape Town CBD, the City's fire and rescue team says....

 2019-08-23 17:46 

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ANC in KZN suspends 10 members amid sweeping leadership changes...

The ANC's provincial secretary in KwaZulu-Natal, Mdumiseni Ntuli, has confirmed a number of ANC members in the province would be suspended following their roles in activities that threatened the image and unity of the ruling party....

 2019-08-23 17:35 

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Mkhwebane: Media houses colluding against me for 'touching untouchables'...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane believes the media as a whole is biased against her in an organised way after she started "touching the untouchables"....

 2019-08-23 17:27 

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Situation at St Albans 'under control' after some prisoners refuse to eat dinner...

A stand-off at St Albans correctional centre in Port Elizabeth is "under control" after some inmates refused to eat because of issues they had raised....

 2019-08-23 17:24 

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PICS: More than 5 000 crabs euthanised after being forgotten at OR Tambo Airport cargo facility...

The National Council of SPCAs this week found a shipment of around 5 300 crabs at an OR Tambo International Airport cargo facility that had been forgotten about for nine days....

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