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 2022-01-16 19:20 

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Issue of matric results not being published heads to court...

The Department of Basic Education will not oppose an urgent court application challenging its decision to stop the practice of publishing matric results on media platforms....

 2022-01-16 17:32 

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87 alleged legal miners arrested following shootout with police in SA illegally...

The 87 suspected illegal miners, arrested in Orkney, the North West, last year following a shootout with law enforcement officers, are foreign nationals who are in South Africa illegally....

 2022-01-16 17:05 

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Man, 27, shot after allegedly breaking into the SABC's offices in Bloemfontein...

A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into the SABC's offices in Bloemfontein during the early hours of Sunday and attacked security guards before one shot him....

 2022-01-16 15:57 

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Ukraine says has 'evidence' Russia behind cyberattack...

Ukraine said Sunday it had "evidence" that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack that knocked out key government websites this past week, while Microsoft warned the hack could be far worse than first thought....

 2022-01-16 15:31 

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Sisulu goes again: Says Constitutions 'isn't Holy Scripture', calls Lamola response 'unheard of'...

The public spat between Justice Minister Ronald Lamola and Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu following the latter's attack on the judiciary and Constitution appears to have no end in sight....

 2022-01-16 15:00 

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WATCH | 2 arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into Durban prison...

Two people, one a Department of Correctional Services official, are behind bars after they allegedly attempted to smuggle contraband into the Durban Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal....

 2022-01-16 14:35 

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Taliban fighters pepper spray women protesters during rights protest...

Taliban forces on Sunday fired pepper spray at a group of women protesters in Afghanistan's capital demanding rights to work and education, three demonstrators told AFP....

 2022-01-16 14:05 

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Knysna man accused of murdering mother and dumping body...

The Knysna community have been left shocked after the body of a woman was discovered by community members in bushes on Hornlee Street....

 2022-01-16 14:05 

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Knysna man accused of murdering mother and dumping body...

The Knysna community have been left shocked after the body of a woman was discovered by community members in bushes on Hornlee Street....

 2022-01-16 14:00 

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Trump rallies faithful in Arizona...

Donald Trump delivered a crowd-pleasing speech to thousands of adoring supporters in Arizona on Saturday, insisting yet again that he won the 2020 US presidential election....

 2022-01-16 13:59 

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Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, metre-high waves in Japan...

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings....

 2022-01-16 13:42 

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Australian bowlers destroy England again to win Ashes 4-0...

Australia's fast bowlers ran through the English batting line-up to claim a comprehensive 146-run win in the fifth and final Ashes Test at Hobart on Sunday, sealing a one-sided series 4-0....

 2022-01-16 13:37 

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Moti family speaks out: Reports about an interdict against the police 'a complete falsehood'...

In a dramatic turn of events, the Moti family, whose children were kidnapped and held for ransom last year, issued a statement to fellow South Africans, thanking the public for their support....

 2022-01-16 13:01 

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Man and woman killed in apparent high-speed motorbike crash in Gauteng...

A man and a woman have been killed after the motorbike they were travelling on crashed on the R21 in Kempton Park....

 2022-01-16 13:01 

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Final salute: Eastern Cape SAPS bid farewell to K9 hero cop, Captain Pierre Marx...

The Eastern Cape SAPS family have said their final goodbyes to K9 Search and Rescue hero Captain Pierre Marx, who tragically died while rescuing flood victims in East London last week....

 2022-01-16 12:19 

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Serbian president says Australia 'humiliated themselves' with Djokovic court ruling...

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic lashed out at Australian authorities Sunday morning, hours after a federal court paved the way for the deportation of Novak Djokovic on the eve of the Australian Open over his vaccine status....

 2022-01-16 12:19 

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Cape Winelands firefighters on scene at Matroosberg fire near De Doorns...

The Cape Winelands District Municipality's Fire Services are attending to a fire in the Matroosberg mountain area in De Doorns....

 2022-01-16 11:13 

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Council chaos: Joburg ANC caucus turns to Cogta MEC as DA lays assault charges against councillors...

ANC caucus leader Mpho Moerane has written to Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile, raising concerns over council speaker, Vasco da Gama's conduct that led to Thursday's chaotic council sitting being halted....

 2022-01-16 10:43 

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'Disappointed' Novak Djokovic says he will leave Australia...

Novak Djokovic said Sunday he was "extremely disappointed" by Australia's decision to deport him but he would comply and leave the country....

 2022-01-16 10:35 

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Prince Andrew's ex-wife Sarah Ferguson will retain royal title...

Sarah has continued to use the title despite her 1996 divorce from Andrew....

 2022-01-16 10:33 

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Record-high car prices won't be dropping anytime soon...

Car prices reached record highs in 2021 because of chip shortages. These record-high car prices won't be dropping soon....

 2022-01-16 10:18 

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KwaZulu-Natal teenager missing at sea at Blythedale beach, presumed dead...

A 19-year-old teenager who went missing at a Blythedale beach in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday evening, is presumed to have drowned....

 2022-01-16 09:56 

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JMPD security officer killed, robbed while out on patrol in Soweto...

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department have expressed their sadness and shock at the fatal shooting of a security officer while on duty on Friday night in Phase 7, Tshepisong, in Soweto....

 2022-01-16 09:31 

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Djokovic loses fight against Australia deportation...

Novak Djokovic lost his bid to avoid deportation from Australia on Sunday, with a Federal Court unanimously rejecting his appeal to stay in the country and defend his Australian Open title....

 2022-01-16 09:17 

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'It was horrible': All hostages released at Texas synagogue, gunman dead after hours-long standoff...

All the remaining hostages being held at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas have been safely released, more than 10 hours after a gunman disrupted a religious service and began a tense stand-off with police....

 2022-01-16 07:37 

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Djokovic fights Australia deportation in final court showdown...

Novak Djokovic's lawyers painted Australia's effort to deport him as "irrational" and "unreasonable4; on Sunday....

 2022-01-16 07:20 

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Parliament fire: Zandile Mafe rubbishes claims he is a trained operative...

Parliament arson-accused Zandile Mafe has rubbished social media claims he is a trained operative, saying the first he knew of the fire was when the police woke him up....

 2022-01-15 22:00 

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'Wine time Fridays' leave British PM with new hangover...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson witnessed weekly drinking sessions by his staff throughout the pandemic, according to a report on Saturday that stoked fresh calls from his own party for the embattled leader to quit....

 2022-01-15 21:19 

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Omicron spreads to southern China city bordering Macau...

The southern Chinese city of Zhuhai suspended public bus routes on Saturday after announcing it had detected at least seven cases of the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant there and warning residents not to leave the city....

 2022-01-15 20:04 

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Mpumalanga cops rescue kidnapped Pakistani national, alleged trafficker still at large...

Mpumalanga police rescued a kidnapped Pakistani national following an operation on Thursday....

 2022-01-15 19:11 

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Traffic officials gear up for another busy weekend as holidaymakers head home...

Scores of holidaymakers are expected to hit the roads on the way home as the academic school year kicks off for coastal schools next week, and the working world returns to normal....

 2022-01-15 17:53 

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Burglars target state capture whistleblower Themba Maseko's home...

The former CEO of the Government Communications and Information Systems (GCIS), Themba Maseko, woke up to intruders inside the roof of his Sandton home in the early hours of Friday....

 2022-01-15 16:59 

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Cape Town's Monkey Town centre refutes SPCA animal violation allegations...

Cape Town's tourist attraction, Monkey Town in Somerset West, has rubbished allegations made by the Cape of Good Hope SPCA after the organisation inspected the centre where they found the centre had violated 14 clauses of the Animal Protection Act....

 2022-01-15 16:36 

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Ramaphosa asked to create committee to assess permits granted under watch of Mantashe, Creecy...

A civil society body wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to create an oversight committee to assess permits granted by the Department of Mineral Resources and its agencies....

 2022-01-15 15:48 

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Virat Kohli quits as India Test captain after series loss in SA...

Virat Kohli has stepped down as India's Test captain after their 2-1 series loss in South Africa....

 2022-01-15 15:46 

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Asian gambling hub to limit new casino licences...

Macau on Friday unveiled plans to slash the duration of new gaming licences to just 10 years, half the length awarded the last time concessions were granted, as authorities tighten regulation of the world's biggest casino hub....

 2022-01-15 15:10 

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2 of 6 men who escaped from a police van in Vosloorus rearrested...

Two of six fugitives were rearrested on Friday night after the police van they were travelling in was ambushed by three men with assault rifles in Vosloorus on Friday morning....

 2022-01-15 14:34 

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Eskom warns power system may come under more strain as Koeberg units go offline...

The extended unavailability of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station's units 1 and 2 this year means the electricity supply system may come under additional strain, says Eskom....

 2022-01-15 14:32 

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Proteas applied pressure for longer periods of time, says Kohli...

Indian captain Virat Kohli gave credit to the South African bowlers after the home team gained a series-clinching win on the fourth day of the third Test at Newlands....

 2022-01-15 14:08 

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Mafe gets go ahead for urgent challenge to psychiatric evaluation...

Zandile Mafe will challenge his referral for psychiatric evaluation in a special hearing on Tuesday, his bail hearing will be heard on next Saturday....

 2022-01-15 13:20 

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Elgar credits batting unit's confidence, momentum from Wanderers win for series triumph...

Proteas skipper Dean Elgar said momentum from their seven-wicket win against India at the Wanderers gave them the needed momentum to push through the third Test at Newlands on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-15 13:12 

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Parliament fire: Zandile Mafe's bail application postponed until next week...

Zandile Mafe's urgent bail application stalled on Saturday as his lawyers brought an urgent application to challenge his commitment for psychiatric observation....

 2022-01-15 12:40 

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US man who faked death to evade rape charges found alive in UK...

A Rhode Island man who is believed to have faked his death and fled the US to evade prosecution in Utah and other states has been apprehended in Scotland after being hospitalised with Covid-19, authorities have said....

 2022-01-15 12:10 

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'Partygate': what could happen next?...

Boris Johnson's position as UK prime minister is on the line after a series of revelations about coronavirus lockdown-breaking parties at his Downing Street office and residence. What could happen next?...

 2022-01-15 11:10 

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Boucher, Elgar praise 'superstar' Marco Jansen: 'What a find we got'...

Proteas coach Mark Boucher and captain Dean Elgar could not help but marvel at newcomer Marco Jansen after his sparkling debut Test tour against India....

 2022-01-15 11:03 

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Ukraine says signs Russia behind govt hack...

Ukraine said on Friday it had uncovered clues Russia could have been behind a cyberattack that knocked out government websites in Kyiv at a time of mounting tensions between both neighbours....

 2022-01-15 11:03 

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JUST IN | Parliament fire: Media refused entry to urgent Mafe bail hearing...

The Western Cape High Court barred almost all journalists from Zandile Mafe's urgent bail application in the Western Cape High Court on Saturday....

 2022-01-15 10:20 

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Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after powerful eruption...

Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga on Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days....

 2022-01-15 10:09 

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Police launch manhunt after six shot dead in Durban...

Kwazulu-Natal police have launched a manhunt after six men were gunned down in Amaoti on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-15 09:49 

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Appeal court dismisses farmer's claim to privacy after being 'named and shamed' on social media...

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed a farm owner's claim to the right to privacy after he was 'named and shamed' on Facebook for the alleged mistreatment of animals....

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