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 2021-09-21 07:34 

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Two Northern Cape cops to appear in court for armed robberies on N14 highway...

Two police officers have been arrested in connection with armed robbery, attempted murder and kidnapping cases....

 2021-09-21 07:29 

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SA shouldn't be investing in more fossil fuels, but gas needed for transition - Eskom exec...

Gas will be required to provide power on a flexible basis as the energy generation system transitions to renewables, but Eskom is open to cleaner alternatives, says an executive....

 2021-09-21 07:28 

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The cost of medical aid can become lower, says owner of Medscheme...

Afrocentric says it can lower medical aid contributions by offering more healthcare-related services to medical schemes....

 2021-09-21 06:51 

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Covid-19: No deaths in Western Cape were due to the vaccine, say health officials...

All 32 deaths recorded in the Western Cape in people who have been vaccinated, have been investigated and no link has been found to Covid-19 vaccines....

 2021-09-21 06:47 

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Five times the All Blacks wiped the floor with the Springboks in the professional era...

When the All Blacks have chosen violence against the Springboks, the hammerings have generally been brutal, unforgettable and uncompromising to a point were the Boks have been hardly competitive....

 2021-09-21 06:33 

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UPL disaster: 'It smelled like Guy Fawkes' - residents kept in dark about dangers on their doorstep...

Provincial authorities say they have opened a criminal case against agro-chemical giant UPL but for residents who were exposed to toxic fumes and contaminated water, there is a growing fear of the unknown long-term health effects....

 2021-09-21 06:12 

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Covid-19: SA's confirmed cases reach 2 884 134, following an increase of 1 504 new infections...

South Africa's total confirmed Covid-19 cases are currently 2 884 134, following an increase of 1 504 new infections reported in the past 24 hours....

 2021-09-20 22:44 

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US adds top Guatemalan, Salvadoran officials to corruption list...

The United States has put Guatemala's attorney general and five Salvadoran Supreme Court judges on a list of "undemocratic and corrupt" officials....

 2021-09-20 22:44 

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Rebel attacks kill 15 soldiers in troubled Cameroon...

About 15 soldiers and several civilians have died in two attacks in English-speaking western areas of Cameroon in the grip of a breakaway campaign....

 2021-09-20 22:18 

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Unvaccinated Bolsonaro eats pizza on New York sidewalk...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ate pizza on the sidewalk in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly, likely because he doesn't meet the city's Covid-19 vaccine requirements for indoor dining....

 2021-09-20 21:49 

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Two injured in shooting at US high school: police...

Two people have been injured in a shooting at a high school in the US state of Virginia, officials said, providing no further details as police rushed to the scene....

 2021-09-20 21:49 

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Cholera kills over 2 300 in Nigeria's worst outbreak in years...

Cholera has killed more than 2 300 people and infected thousands more, mostly children, in Nigeria since the start of the year....

 2021-09-20 21:43 

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Zuma says SA is becoming 'constitutional dictatorship' after he loses in court...

Former president Jacob Zuma says that he is more certain than before that South Africa is turning into a "constitutional dictatorship"....

 2021-09-20 21:00 

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Govt needs a new box of tricks to beat unemployment, poverty, says Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa must chart a path to an economy underpinned by solidarity with the vulnerable and the poor and is more inclusive....

 2021-09-20 20:57 

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Beauden Barrett expects Boks to lift themselves for 100th All Black Test...

As the All Blacks prepare to take on a wounded Springbok side, flyhalf Beauden Barrett said they expect a much-improved South Africa performance this weekend....

 2021-09-20 20:56 

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Aid reaches Mozambique's insurgent-hit Palma after 6 month hiatus...

Aid has reached Mozambique's northern coastal town of Palma for the first time since it was overrun by jihadists in March....

 2021-09-20 20:56 

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Texas doctor performs abortion in test of new restrictive law...

A Texas doctor performed an abortion on a woman more than six weeks pregnant in what could be a test case for the constitutionality of the state's new law restricting the procedure....

 2021-09-20 20:38 

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Inquest into death of police informant Solly Nengwane to commence early next year...

The inquest into the death of police informant Solomon 'Solly' Nengwane who died in police custody in 2006 is set to continue in February 2022....

 2021-09-20 19:54 

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Nyet! Sweden blocks naming baby boy 'Vladimir Putin'...

Sweden's tax authority has rejected a couple's request to name their newly born son "Vladimir Putin," arguing the name was inappropriate....

 2021-09-20 19:53 

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Four Malian troops killed in bomb blast...

Four Malian soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in the centre of the country early, the military said, in the latest attack in the war-torn Sahel state....

 2021-09-20 19:53 

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US to lift travel restrictions on vaccinated South Africans...

By November, the US will allow entry to South African travellers as long as they're fully vaccinated against Covid-19....

 2021-09-20 19:45 

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ANC local govt candidates will be picked on capability, not popularity - Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa said this year's local government elections were "a watershed moment" to "reposition" the local government sphere....

 2021-09-20 19:45 

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Assault case against Orlando Pirates' Ben Motshwari struck off court roll...

The common assault case opened against Orlando Pirates midfielder, Ben Motshwari, was struck off the court roll pending investigations....

 2021-09-20 19:31 

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Kohli crushed in 200th IPL match for Bangalore as AB gets a golden duck...

Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a crushing nine-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders hours after he announced to step down as captain at the end of this Indian Premier League....

 2021-09-20 19:02 

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Mining meltdown: Anglo loses R40bn in a single day as commodities bleed...

Kumba Iron Ore, a subsidiary of Anglo, was among the worst performers in intra-day trade, losing 5.6 % before luchtime as developments out of China and deppressed prices spooked the market....

 2021-09-20 18:58 

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Spanish, Italian police arrest 106 in mafia sting operation...

Spanish and Italian police have arrested 106 people for belonging to a gang that allegedly laundered money for mafia groups and made millions of euros through online scams....

 2021-09-20 18:47 

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Motlanthe distances himself from 'factional' CR17 virtual meeting...

ANC Electoral Committee chairperson Kgalema Motlanthe has told the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) that most, if not all, disputes lodged with the provincial list committees were due to factional battles within the organisation....

 2021-09-20 18:47 

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Joburg man burnt to death after allegedly breaking into transformer substation...

A man has been burnt to death after allegedly breaking into a transformer substation to steal parts in Linden, Johannesburg....

 2021-09-20 18:47 

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WATCH | City of Cape Town evicts homeless in District Six during massive operation...

The City of Cape Town has landed itself in hot water after it demolished several structures occupied by homeless people in District Six....

 2021-09-20 18:02 

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Mining exec shot at his Johannesburg home...

The executive is said to have been "seriously injured" during a shooting incident at his home in Johannesburg....

 2021-09-20 18:00 

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Elections 2021: IEC welcomes ConCourt judgment, credits new portal for smooth registration weekend...

IEC chief electoral officer Sy Mamabolo has credited "innovation in the voter management devices" for a significant "increase in the speed at which applications can be processed"....

 2021-09-20 18:00 

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PICS | 'Where do we go now?' Cape Town residents pick up pieces after fire gutted 103 homes...

A devastating blaze that ripped through Seawinds, Cape Town, on Saturday night destroyed several informal homes, and left residents homeless....

 2021-09-20 17:57 

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Afghan women outraged by new Taliban restrictions on work...

Fears are mounting in Afghanistan as the Taliban tightened their grip on women's rights, slashing access to work and denying girls the right to secondary school education....

 2021-09-20 17:23 

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Springboks won't suffer crisis of confidence agains All Blacks: 'We take emotion out'...

The Springboks have focused on smothering any possibility of their confidence being dented ahead of the All Blacks Test....

 2021-09-20 17:09 

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Caxton impairs R64.7 million as magazine and newspaper printing declines...

Publishing and printing group Caxton has impaired R64.7 million on its plant and equipment, following a slowdown in magazine and newspaper printing....

 2021-09-20 16:57 

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Rivals allege mass fraud as Russian pro-Putin party wins big majority...

Opponents have accused Russian authorities of mass fraud after the ruling United Russia party, won a bigger than expected parliamentary majority....

 2021-09-20 16:30 

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Maintenance payments: We have no food, says mom as she anxiously awaits payment...

A Bloemfontein mother who gets her child's maintenance money through the courts has described how she has been left helpless following complications in the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development's financial management system....

 2021-09-20 15:57 

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Younger medical scheme members still wary of the jab, Afrocentric data shows...

Medscheme's data shows that only the age group over 60 has more than half of its medical scheme members vaccinated. But among younger members, less than a third had been vaccinated at the beginning of September....

 2021-09-20 15:55 

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Covid-19 wrap: Pfizer says jab safe for kids, Fiji to reopen borders to tourists, Sydney cases fall...

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 4 689 140 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP....

 2021-09-20 15:55 

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SA adopts lower emission target ahead of climate meeting...

South Africa's cabinet adopted the lower greenhouse gas emission target to be "aligned" with that recommended by a panel set up by President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the COP26 international climate change meeting....

 2021-09-20 15:45 

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ANC Youth League picket in Durban over public representatives councillor lists...

Members of the ANC Youth League staged a picket outside the party's provincial office on Monday afternoon over unhappiness with the public representatives councillor (PR) lists....

 2021-09-20 15:38 

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WEATHER WARNING | Severe thunderstorm in KZN...

Richmond and many other parts of KZN once again witnessed their lawns covered in white, but this time it was due to hail and not snow....

 2021-09-20 15:25 

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Elections 2021: 'We'll watch you like a hawk,' says DA to IEC after court judgment...

The DA has accepted the Constitutional Court's judgment dismissing its application to set aside the Electoral Commission of South Africa's decision to reopen candidate registrations, but will be watching the IEC "like a hawk" for the rest ...

 2021-09-20 15:25 

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City says extortion, gang activity hampering some Cape Town housing projects...

The City of Cape Town says extortion rackets, gang activity, and crime is stalling its housing and informal settlement upgrade projects....

 2021-09-20 15:25 

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PICS | Man arrested for allegedly authorising official Home Affairs documents...

A 35-year-old Zimbabwean national has been arrested after he was caught allegedly authorising official Department of Home Affairs documents, including asylum documents....

 2021-09-20 15:05 

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2 people killed, several injured in grenade attack on bar in Burundi capital - security sources...

At least two people have been killed and a number of others were wounded after a grenade exploded in a bar in Burundi's capital Gitega on Sunday evening, according to a police source....

 2021-09-20 14:26 

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LISTEN | 'He is stupid' - De Lille rips into DA's Geordin Hill-Lewis over parliamentary village...

Minister of Public Works Patricia de Lille has called DA Cape Town mayoral candidate Geordin Hill-Lewis "stupid" after he requested her office release the Acacia Park parliamentary village for affordable housing....

 2021-09-20 14:26 

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#UnrestSA: ANC West Rand councillor appears on charges of inciting violence...

ANC West Rand councillor Clarence Tabane appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Monday morning for allegedly inciting violence during the recent civil unrest....

 2021-09-20 14:26 

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WATCH | Modern Medicine: Cancer survivor's new face brings renewed hope...

Cancer survivor Luan Adans was diagnosed with sinus cancer in 2009 and lost a portion of his face in the process....

 2021-09-20 14:26 

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Husband of SANDF official stabbed to death in Mpumalanga remanded after court appearance...

The husband of a SA National Defence Force (SANDF) official killed in Tonga near Komatipoort last week, is one of two suspects arrested and charged for her murder....

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