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 2018-06-19 22:00 

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The dangers of the 'politics of suspicion'...

The current ethnic, racial discourse is dangerous and simply avoids having to address the difficult issues confronting South Africa...

 2018-06-19 22:00 

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Hello, liberal secular atheism: Religion called and wants its tricks back...

The beneficiaries of an unjust economic system remain blind to the crippling effects of its legacy...

 2018-06-19 22:00 

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Caught between bullets and a siege...

The war on Gazans is more than physical. It is a complete suppression of their humanity....

 2018-06-19 22:00 

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Open letter to President Ramaphosa on World Refugee Day...

Home affairs is blatantly disregarding the rights of refugees and perpetrating a system not unlike that of apartheid...

 2018-06-19 21:51 

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US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council...

Ambassador Nikki Haley's announcement comes a month after the UNHRC voted to probe the killing of Palestinians in Gaza by Israeli security forces...

 2018-06-19 21:03 

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Disappointing Pharaohs struggle to contain hosts...

Russia will be guaranteed a place in the last 16 and Egypt eliminated unless Saudi Arabia beat Uruguay on Wednesday...

 2018-06-19 20:39 

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Trump doubles down on family separations, cuddles flag...

A defiant Trump sounded unfazed by the mounting pressure to alleviate the situation before it ruptures into a public relations disaster for his party...

 2018-06-19 19:29 

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Neymar limps out of training setting Brazil on edge...

The 26-year-old could be seen grimacing as he held his right ankle as he took part in a training session...

 2018-06-19 19:12 

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Macron backs Merkel in political battle on immigration...

France's Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday jumped to the aid of his core European partner, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

 2018-06-19 18:07 

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Senegal registers Africa's first win in 2-1 defeat of Poland...

The West Africans are the first African team out of five to win at the tournament thus far...

 2018-06-19 17:45 

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Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russia: team...

If Egypt lose, it will likely end their competitive involvement in their first World Cup since 1990...

 2018-06-19 16:58 

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Senegal registers Africa's first win in 2-1 defeat of Poland...

The West Africans are the first African team out of five to win at the tournament thus far....

 2018-06-19 15:36 

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Eskom tables new 4.7% wage hike offer to avert strike...

Eskom had initially offered a 0% increase for the current year, while Numsa and the National Union of Mineworkers demanded a 15% hike...

 2018-06-19 14:41 

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DA charges George mayor of plotting to put ANC in power...

The DA's federal legal commission has served a charge sheet on George mayor Melvin Naik, accusing him of garnering support for the ANC...

 2018-06-19 14:32 

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Japan make history with World Cup win against 10-man Colombia...

Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1...

 2018-06-19 14:15 

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No racism in Willemse walk-out, says SuperSport...

The independent review into the Willemse walk-out has found that the conduct of Nick Mallett and Naas Botha "does not manifest naked racism"...

 2018-06-19 13:19 

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SuperSport: No racism in Willemse walk-out...

SuperSport CEO addressed media following the completion of the inquest into the on-air walk-off by former Springbok Ashwin Willemse last month...

 2018-06-19 12:12 

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Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested over dieselgate...

A day after prosecutors arrested Audi boss Rupert Stadler, the German carmaker announced that it had named a new interim chief...

 2018-06-19 11:25 

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Willemse walk-out findings expected today...

Adv Vincent Maleka was elected to chair the review and his findings and recommendations are expected to be delivered at the Multichoice offices...

 2018-06-19 11:19 

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Dutch judges nix bid to take Brexit case to Euro court...

The Amsterdam appeals court agreed with the lower court that the position of Britons living in the EU after Brexit was a matter of EU law...

 2018-06-19 11:13 

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Saica starts disciplinary proceedings against former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh...

Following a period of investigation, the professional body has decided to issue charges of misconduct against the chartered accountant...

 2018-06-19 10:53 

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China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat...

Trump warned of "additional tariffs" should Beijing hit back with tit-for-tat measures...

 2018-06-19 10:30 

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Facebook murder accused abandons bail...

Thabani Mzolo, who is a former student at MUT, allegedly shot Zolile Khumalo on May 2 at MUT's Lonsdale residence...

 2018-06-19 10:29 

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ANC NEC reaches compromise on Free State...

Disgruntled Free State ANC members had served the party with legal papers, threatening to again approach the courts to nullify the conference...

 2018-06-19 08:52 

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Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing...

An award-winning device created by a Ugandan engineer and his colleagues could replace expensive blood tests...

 2018-06-19 08:21 

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The World Cup is a chance to talk about African identities, unity...

The tournament offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa...

 2018-06-19 08:04 

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NPA has 'nothing to hide' but refuses to disclose full 'Sunday Evenings' docket...

According the NPA spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku, parts B and C of the docket do not contain 'evidential material'...

 2018-06-19 07:46 

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ANC's U-turn on Gauteng regional conferences...

Pule Mabe has said that there was no NEC decision to postpone Gauteng's regional conferences...

 2018-06-19 06:25 

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ANC at war with itself, and Caster fights back...

In your morning news roundup: The Sowetan is reporting that the ANC called off regional conferences amid complaints about irregularities...

 2018-06-19 06:03 

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Five massive data breaches affecting South Africans...

The Information Regulator is concerned about the increasing number of cyber attacks affecting personal data...

 2018-06-19 05:48 

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England escape with Tunisia win...

Footballer Harry Kane admitted he was frustrated by several decisions from referee Wilmar Roldan, who ignored several incidents...

 2018-06-19 05:36 

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All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt...

Liverpool wizard Salah missed his team's defeat to Uruguay while he was recovering from a shoulder injury...

 2018-06-19 05:24 

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68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN...

Despite the focus on migrant numbers arriving in Europe and the United States, a full 85% of refugees are living in low- and middle-income countries...

 2018-06-19 05:08 

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'If the ANC fails to lead us, we will opt for legal action'...

Eastern Cape ANC members are hoping that the high court will compel the NEC to implement the recommendations made by the Ndebele report...

 2018-06-18 22:00 

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Not a school in sight: Autistic children travel 500 km to learn...

A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism....

 2018-06-18 15:13 

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Trump slams Merkel over immigration policy...

In a tweet, the US president claimed crime in Germany is 'way up'...

 2018-06-18 15:12 

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ANC NEC cancels all Gauteng regional conferences...

The regional conferences were due to be held this weekend ahead of the province's elective conference in two weeks' time...

 2018-06-18 14:35 

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'Liberty breach should never have happened' — cybersecurity expert...

The breach illustrates a relative lack in corporate South Africa when it comes to knowledge on cybersecurity...

 2018-06-18 14:22 

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New Denel board places CFO on special leave...

The board took the decision to create a 'conducive environment' for the 'verification process' in respect of the allegations of misconduct...

 2018-06-18 12:35 

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Maimane: History of state capture at heart of Eskom's load shedding woes...

The Democratic Alliance leader said Eskom is fiscally dependent and it will 'cripple the economy' if no profound reform takes place...

 2018-06-18 12:03 

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Liberty clients urged to change all banking passwords amid inside-job rumours...

The financial services group admitted to a data breach on Saturday night, but said that no clients had yet been financially impacted...

 2018-06-18 12:01 

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English police on high alert as abuse surges during Football World Cup...

Millions across the globe have been counting down the seconds until the Fifa World Cup. But it was another story for abuse victims...

 2018-06-18 11:41 

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Nene extends Kingon term...

Mark Kingon was initially appointed as acting commissioner on March 19...

 2018-06-18 11:18 

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Audi boss arrested over dieselgate crisis...

Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday after prosecutors feared that he might attempt to destroy evidence...

 2018-06-18 11:03 

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Uber, Taxify: Drivers v corporate...

Drivers for the ride-hailing apps want in on policy discussions as the cost of living and expenses to run their vehicles hamper their income...

 2018-06-18 10:45 

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Caster Semenya to challenge 'discriminatory' IAAF testosterone rule...

In April, the athletics body introduced new "eligibility regulations for female classification" that restricted the testosterone levels...

 2018-06-18 10:32 

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DA to charge embattled Knysna mayor for misconduct...

The party is instituting a disciplinary hearing against Mark Willemse on grounds that he breached section 2.5 of the DA constitution...

 2018-06-18 09:20 

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Success of Ramaphosa's investment drive out of his hands...

The President has less impact on investment levels than he may like to admit...

 2018-06-18 08:49 

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Minority rights group takes on Malema again...

The EFF president has received reproval from a minority rights group for his comments claiming the majority of Indians are racist...

 2018-06-18 08:29 

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US lawmakers, First Lady call for end to migrant family separations...

US First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice...

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