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 2023-02-05 19:40 

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Health minister calls for vigilance as SA records two cholera cases...

South Africa has recorded cholera cases, attributed to two sisters who had been to Malawi....

 2023-02-05 19:18 

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SA soldier killed, another injured after helicopter comes under fire in DRC...

A South African soldier was killed and another injured when they were attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday....

 2023-02-05 17:17 

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Eight dead in weekend avalanches in Austria...

Austrian police said Sunday that five people had been killed in avalanches in the west of the country, after three deaths were reported Saturday despite pleas for caution on ski slopes....

 2023-02-05 15:17 

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EFF leader Julius Malema buoyant as compromise arrangement with ANC starts to bear fruit...

Julius Malema said that, having joined forces with the ANC and other smaller parties, the EFF was set to gain more MMC positions in Ekurhuleni....

 2023-02-05 12:15 

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Chile 'most vulnerable to fires' mourns as 23 dead in forest blaze...

At least 23 people have died in hundreds of forest fires whipped up amid a blistering heat wave in south central Chile, a senior government official said Saturday night....

 2023-02-05 12:15 

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Durban attorney sentenced to five years for falsifying claim worth R100 000...

Durban attorney Shameer Goolabjith has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment for falsifying a claim purportedly on behalf of a complainant....

 2023-02-05 12:03 

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Bok winger Nkosi set to return to training with Bulls - report...

Springbok winger Sbu Nkosi is reportedly set to return to training with the Bulls next week....

 2023-02-05 12:01 

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TUT student found dead, ex-boyfriend taken in for questioning...

A 21-year-old Tshwane University of Technology student was found dead with stab wounds to the neck in Pretoria on Thursday....

 2023-02-05 11:45 

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'The situation at the front is tough, and is getting tougher,' says Ukraine's Zelensky...

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that the situation on the eastern front line was getting tougher, with Russia throwing more and more troops into battle to break down Ukrainian defences....

 2023-02-05 11:44 

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ANC Parliamentary caucus welcomes Mashatile, Ramokgopa, Zikalala and Tau as new MPs...

The ANC's Parliamentary caucus has welcomed party deputy president Paul Mashatile, second deputy secretary Maropene Ramokgopa and national executive committee members Sihle Zikalala and Parks Tau as members of Parliament....

 2023-02-05 11:15 

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Pervez Musharraf, US 'war on terror' ally, dies at 79...

Pakistan's exiled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who became a key US ally during the...

 2023-02-05 10:15 

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'It's a disgrace': Israelis rally for fifth week against Netanyahu's judicial plans...

Tens of thousands of Israelis have gathered for a fifth week of protests against controversial judicial changes proposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government....

 2023-02-05 10:11 

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'Challenged' Eskom runs job ad for new CEO with 'integrity and ethics'...

"A leader with unquestionable integrity and ethics" with a track record of "turning around commercially and operationally challenged organisations" is needed to take the helm at SA's embattled power utility Eskom....

 2023-02-05 10:08 

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Sharks mentor Powell after heavy Stormers defeat: 'We cannot get into this situation again'...

Sharks director of rugby Neil Powell says they will take a hard look at themselves after a humbling 46-19 home loss to the Stormers....

 2023-02-05 10:00 

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SEE | These are the skills SA needs for the energy jobs of the future...

South African Energy Skills Roadmap 2023 shows that the current education system provides adequate training for existing jobs but needs to prepare students for a future with renewables....

 2023-02-05 08:43 

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JUST IN | Presidency says Ramaphosa asks Mabuza to stay on 'until modalities of departure finalised'...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked his deputy, David Mabuza, to remain in his position until such time as "the modalities around his departure are finalised"....

 2023-02-05 08:15 

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'Deliberate and lawful action': US shoots down Chinese spy balloon, drawing Beijing's ire...

The Biden administration lauded the Pentagon for shooting down an alleged Chinese spy balloon off the US Atlantic coast on Saturday, but China angrily voiced its...

 2023-02-05 07:44 

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Pope wraps up South Sudan visit: 'No more bloodshed, no more conflicts, no more violence'...

Pope Francis wraps up his pilgrimage to South Sudan with an open-air mass after urging its leaders to focus on bringing peace to the fragile country torn apart by violence and poverty....

 2023-02-05 06:42 

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Stellenbosch FC confirm death of club's youngest-ever PSL goalscorer Oshwin Andries...

DStv Premiership outfit Stellenbosch FC confirmed that midfielder Oshwin Andries died on Saturday....

 2023-02-05 05:45 

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'Consensus on this point': Western arms supplied to Ukraine won't hit Russia, says Scholz...

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky agrees that weapons supplied by the West will not be used to attack Russian territory, Germany's leader has said....

 2023-02-04 19:43 

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Egypt's former prime minister Sherif Ismail dies at 67...

Former Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail, who served during President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's first term in office, died Saturday at the age of 67....

 2023-02-04 19:03 

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SANDF soldier sentenced to 15 years for murdering his wife...

The couple and their baby were at their home in the Mpumalanga township when Bernard Mandlenkosi Zondi allegedly shot his wife....

 2023-02-04 18:09 

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Northern Cape 'butcher' sentenced to 18 years behind bars for attempted murder of sister...

The Springbok Regional Court sentenced Devon Ovies, 33, for stabbing his sister multiple times during an altercation....

 2023-02-04 16:44 

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David Mabuza confirms his resignation: 'I am making space for the one elected at conference'...

Deputy president David Mabuza believes it is logical that he resigns as the country's second in command to make space for Paul Mashatile, who was elected as ANC deputy president at the party's December conference....

 2023-02-04 16:24 

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Magical Manie has rabbits by the ears as ruthless Stormers thrash hapless Sharks...

John Dobson's troops showcased that they're undeniably still the team to beat in the South African shield following their URC win against the Sharks....

 2023-02-04 16:12 

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Pope offers 'wings to your hope' to displaced children in South Sudan...

Pope Francis on Saturday met South Sudanese children displaced by conflict and heard of the hardships of their lives in camps, telling them they would build a better future for the world's newest country by replacing ethnic hatred with...

 2023-02-04 15:42 

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Crypto hacks stole record R65 billion in 2022, led by North Korea groups - report...

Last year was the worst on record for cryptocurrency heists, with hackers stealing as much as $3.8 billion, led by attackers linked to North Korea who netted more than ever before, a U.S.-based blockchain analytics firm said in a repo...

 2023-02-04 13:36 

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Teen killed, 5-year-old boy shot in head in Manenberg...

A teenager has been shot dead and a 5-year-old boy has been injured in a shooting in Manenberg, Cape Town....

 2023-02-04 12:11 

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Japan PM aide dismissed over homophobic comments...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dismissed one of his secretaries on Saturday over homophobic comments that the premier called...

 2023-02-04 12:03 

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Gauteng teacher shoots knife-wielding intruder during school hostage drama...

A teacher at Kagiso Senior Secondary School in Gauteng has allegedly shot dead an intruder who had stabbed him with a knife....

 2023-02-04 11:42 

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Three SA Tourism board members resign with immediate effect amid Tottenham proposal...

Three South African Tourism board members have resigned amid the controversial Tottenham Hotspur furore....

 2023-02-04 11:42 

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Sumatran tiger captured in Indonesia after second human attack...

A Sumatran tiger believed to have attacked and injured farmers in Indonesia's westernmost province of Aceh was captured on Saturday after a days-long hunt....

 2023-02-04 10:42 

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Blue Bulls respond after development player allegedly murders TUT girlfriend...

The Blue Bulls Rugby Union on Friday responded after a 2022 Country Districts player was allegedly arrested in connection with the murder of TUT student, Ntokozo Mayenzi Xaba....

 2023-02-04 10:33 

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'It could have been a stage or TV gun' - cop grilled in Malema trial...

EFF leader Julius Malema says he harbours no ill feeling towards East London Regional Court Magistrate Twanet Olivier, despite a failed application for her recusal in his firearm trial....

 2023-02-04 10:09 

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International study led by UKZN professor confirms effectiveness of PrEp in HIV negative pregnant women...

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Professor Dhayendre Moodley has led an international study that confirms the safe use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine as pre-exposure prophylaxis in pregnant HIV negative women....

 2023-02-04 09:54 

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World Cancer Day: A healthy diet reduces cancer risk but rising food costs means poor are vulnerable...

There is evidence that healthy eating can reduce your risk of cancer, but with rising food prices, many South Africans may find this lifestyle change beyond their reach, experts say....

 2023-02-04 08:34 

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SA Tourism's R900m Spurs deal not a bad idea, but govt must first get its house in order - experts...

Experts say the proposed deal to sponsor English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur is a good idea, but the government needs to get its house in order before it can be well received....

 2023-02-04 08:31 

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Rand takes hit as US jobs surge sends dollar higher...

A surge in hiring in the United States renewed worries about aggressive interest rate hikes, bolstering the dollar and whiplashing Wall Street stocks....

 2023-02-04 07:59 

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'I know how hard it is to dream' - KZN woman helps rural schools one race at a time...

Thanks to a KwaZulu-Natal woman's determination to help raise funds for a rural school through competitive running, a rural school in Dukuduku Reserve, Mtubatuba now has an administration block and toilets....

 2023-02-04 07:53 

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Pupil stabbed to death at Gauteng school had suffered history of bullying, says family...

The family of a Grade 10 pupil stabbed to death outside the Geluksdal Secondary School believe his death could have been prevented....

 2023-02-04 07:53 

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High tech tracking for Bob the turtle, as he spends his first week at sea...

Former Two Oceans Aquarium resident green Turtle Bob has dipped his flippers in the open ocean, and his team of carers and researchers will now be using some high-tech solutions to follow his progress....

 2023-02-04 07:52 

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PICS | 'We are gatvol': Residents in Cape Town suburb build wall to curb crime...

Residents of Elsies River in Cape Town who have rallied together to build a wall on a vacant piece of land in Southern Cross Street, much to the City of Cape Town's disapproval....

 2023-02-04 07:51 

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Repopulating wild with cheetahs: South African cats to swell numbers of new population in India...

Twelve cheetahs are to be relocated to India to help build a population at Kuno National Park in India....

 2023-02-04 07:03 

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What Nigerians think of their democracy ahead of elections...

Most Nigerians agree that elections are the best way to choose political leaders but ineffective in punishing failure, a new Afrobarometer study shows, as the country heads for polls at the end of February....

 2023-02-04 05:00 

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Cape Town far outpaces Joburg in high-end property sales as the rich 'vote with their wallets'...

Comparing high-end residential property sales in Cape Town and Johannesburg shows that the wealthy are "voting with their wallets" in favour of the Mother City....

 2023-02-04 05:00 

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Presidency on Mminele exit: SA has 'sufficient resources and skills' to continue just transition...

The Presidency has assured SA it has "sufficient resources and skills" to continue its work with the Just Energy Transition Partnership; this as Daniel Mminele makes his exit....

 2023-02-04 04:45 

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HELLO WEEKEND | Zakes on the Grammys, an excerpt from Pamela's book, and Rust en Vrede's wine secret...

It's Grammy weekend and we're rooting for South African favourites Zakes Bantwini, Wouter Kellerman, and Nomceno Zikode to bring home the gold....

 2023-02-03 19:31 

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Measles infection climb to 37 as Gauteng health department ramps up vaccination...

Measles cases in Gauteng have climbed to 37....

 2023-02-03 19:01 

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European police arrest 42 after cracking covert messaging app...

European police arrested 42 suspects and seized guns, drugs and millions in cash, after cracking another encrypted online messaging service used by criminals, Dutch law enforcement said Friday....

 2023-02-03 18:33 

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JUST IN | SARS postpones answering Steenhuisen's PAIA request on Ramaphosa's Phala Phala dollars...

The South African Revenue Service has postponed telling DA leader John Steenhuisen whether it will provide him with the declaration of US dollars by the Sudanese businessman who bought game from President Cyril Ramaphosa's Phala Phala farm....

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