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 2020-07-08 04:59 

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'A deep scar, a great tragedy' - Weenen religious leader on pregnant mom's murder on KZN farm...

A religious leader in Weenen says the community has been left in shock following the brutal murder of a four-month pregnant mother of two....

 2020-07-08 04:36 

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Fear and frustration as Covid-19 grinds schools cricket to a halt...

CSA is on the verge of being forced to officially cancel all its youth weeks for 2020, sparking concern of a 'lost' group of promising players. But it might not be all doom and gloom....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

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Grey College SGB acted beyond statutory authority when it stripped principal's duties, SCA rules...

Grey College Secondary's School Governing Body acted beyond its authority when it stripped the principal Deon Scheepers of most of his powers....

 2020-07-08 03:50 

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OPINION | Finding the middle ground in the statue debate...

There is a need to find a middle ground when it comes to the statue debate, argues Motsaathebe Serekoane and Francis Petersen ....

 2020-07-08 03:10 

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WATCH | 'I'm not scared of losing my life' - meet some of Gauteng's 'heroes' on Covid-19 frontline...

The Gauteng Department of Health has honoured healthcare workers, who have displayed high levels of excellence in innovation and leadership....

 2020-07-08 03:01 

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Private healthcare sector pleads for financial help from medical schemes...

Private healthcare practitioners are feeling the impact of Covid-19 on their practices....

 2020-07-08 03:00 

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OPINION | Dear Old Mutual, Allan Gray: We need to talk about transformation...

The financial services sector has had ample time to effect transformation but has chosen not to, says Polo Leteka-Radebe....

 2020-07-07 20:18 

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eNCA loses another staffer to Covid-19...

eNCA graphic designer Michael Wilson has died after being admitted to hospital last week with Covid-19 related symptoms, according to a statement by eMedia Investments....

 2020-07-07 20:03 

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Court rules against insurer in Covid-19 claim case - but does it set a precedent?...

Now that the Western Cape High Court has ordered Guardrisk to pay a Cape Town restaurant's claim, will other insurers start paying up?...

 2020-07-07 19:57 

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Home affairs dept's budget cut of R562m will have 'minimal effect' on performance...

The Department of Home Affairs and the Electoral Commission of South Africa will have their budgets slashed, but neither expects it to affect the core of their work....

 2020-07-07 19:55 

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Covid-19: Two Mpumalanga police stations temporarily close after positive tests...

Two police stations in Mpumalanga - Trichardt and Hartebeeskop - have temporarily closed after staff members tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-07-07 19:54 

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5 cases of Covid-19 reported at traffic stations in North West...

Five cases of Covid-19 have been reported at various traffic stations in the North West....

 2020-07-07 19:47 

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Eskom names contractors in R4 billion Kusile overpayment...

The development of the coal-fired facility has been marred by massive cost overruns and delays....

 2020-07-07 19:45 

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US formally starts its withdrawal from WHO...

President Donald Trump has formally started the withdrawal of the US from the World Health Organisation....

 2020-07-07 19:32 

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Evictions: Legal Resource Centre plan to take City of Cape Town to court...

The Legal Resource Centre plans to launch urgent court proceedings at the Western Cape High Court against the City of Cape Town regarding its anti-land invasion policy....

 2020-07-07 19:29 

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Search on for runner missing on Table Mountain...

A search is currently underway for 36-year-old Ken Stephen, a runner who went missing on Table Mountain....

 2020-07-07 19:23 

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One person bags R343k in the Daily Lotto jackpot...

One person bagged R343 508 in the Daily Lotto jackpot....

 2020-07-07 19:15 

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'Hubris and willful ignorance' - Trump slammed by niece in eagerly anticipated memoir...

Donald Trump's niece describes the US president as a lying narcissist who was shaped by his domineering father, according to excerpts of her eagerly anticipated memoir....

 2020-07-07 19:07 

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Treasury to allocate last R45bn of virus stimulus in October...
 2020-07-07 19:06 

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'ISIS' warns SA: Steer clear of Mozambique conflict...

ISIS has warned South Africa that it would "open the fighting front" within South Africa's borders, should it get involved in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province....

 2020-07-07 19:01 

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Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results....

 2020-07-07 19:00 

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National Truck Shutdown: Two trucks impounded in Cape Town...

Two trucks were impounded on the N7 during the National Truck Shutdown on Tuesday, according to City of Cape Town spokesperson, Maxine Bezuidenhout....

 2020-07-07 18:50 

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Sanef concerned after Media24 announces possible title closures, staff cuts...

The South African National Editors' Forum has expressed concern following Media24's decision to consider retrenchments, closures and reduced frequencies of operations....

 2020-07-07 18:43 

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Zim health minister sacked on fraud charges over US$60m Covid-19 equipment deal...

Health Minister Obadiah Moyo is facing charges of abuse of office related to procurement fraud involving Covid-19-related medical and personal protective equipment....

 2020-07-07 18:43 

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Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine...

Brazil is on the cutting edge of vaccine development with large-scale trials and the production of millions of doses on the horizon....

 2020-07-07 18:40 

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EXPLAINER | 5 things you need to know about MEC Kegakilwe who died after short Covid-19 battle...

Kegakilwe was tasked to turn around governance in the North West....

 2020-07-07 18:00 

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Eastern Cape wants SIU probe into R4.8m door-to-door campaign in the province...

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to ask for a probe into alleged corruption worth R4.8 million in the OR Tambo District Municipality....

 2020-07-07 17:57 

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OPINION | White South Africans: We have got to get real about race...

Robyn Porteous writes that one of the reasons white people struggle to acknowledge racism is because of the way it is framed in their minds....

 2020-07-07 17:52 

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Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail...

Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail, their lawyers have said....

 2020-07-07 17:30 

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Lockdown: Land occupation will not be tolerated - Sisulu...

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has said land occupations would not be tolerated....

 2020-07-07 17:26 

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Russia detains ex-journalist on treason charges...

Russian authorities have detained a former journalist who works as an aide to the head of Russia's space agency and accused him of state treason....

 2020-07-07 17:13 

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Budgets cut for electricity provision to poor households as funds diverted for Covid-19 relief...

The reduction will significantly impact provision of electricity in the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Kwa-Zulu Natal - the provinces with the largest backlogs....

 2020-07-07 17:07 

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National Truck Shutdown: NatJOINTS instruct protest to be 'efficiently policed', few incidents reported...

The shutdown was sparked by "sporadic attacks" on trucks across South Africa, including social media posts calling for attacks on foreign national truck drivers....

 2020-07-07 16:48 

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Cele's nominee for IPID head can't be appointed yet, says Helen Suzman Foundation...

Police Minister Bheki Cele is back on the right side of the law regarding the appointment of a new head for the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, but court proceedings can prevent that this post is filled quickly....

 2020-07-07 16:34 

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Mbali Ntuli resumes campaign to be DA leader, promises to take party into 'bold new era'...

Former DA Youth leader and member of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature, Mbali Ntuli has announced she would be resuming her campaign to lead the embattled political party....

 2020-07-07 16:32 

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WATCH | SA's first Satanic church not about animal sacrifices or orgies, say co-founders...

South Africa's first Satanic Church was founded this year by Adri Norton and Riaan Swiegelaar, who believe the religion has been misrepresented and misunderstood....

 2020-07-07 16:15 

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North West Premier Job Mokgoro tests positive for Covid-19...

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement by his spokesperson....

 2020-07-07 16:14 

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Tabraiz Shamsi believes Kagiso Rabada will do a 'great job' as captain...

Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi believes fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will do a great job as captain for the upcoming Solidarity Cup....

 2020-07-07 16:06 

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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the Covid-19, he has said....

 2020-07-07 16:06 

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Open Championship to be replaced with virtual battle of the ages...

The Open Championship will be replaced by a virtual tournament that will see players from different era's competing against each other, the R&A has said....

 2020-07-07 16:03 

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Robbery victim's ex-girlfriend among 5 arrested for extortion, assault in KZN...

Five suspects have been arrested after a 50-year-old man was allegedly lured by his ex-girlfriend to a meeting before being robbed, assaulted and extorted, police have said....

 2020-07-07 15:49 

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Wednesday's weather: Fine and cool - the calm before the expected storm...

It's the calm before the storm - the forecast looks set for fine and cool conditions before the heavy rains and cold expected for the rest of the week....

 2020-07-07 15:48 

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Sheet out of luck: Rude awakening for alleged cellphone thief arrested while feigning sleep...

An alleged cellphone thief got a rude awakening in Cape Town when he was arrested in possession of his stolen loot while pretending to be asleep....

 2020-07-07 15:46 

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JUST IN | Back to school: Here is when the other grades will return...

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted amended regulations on the dates when children in grades still learning from home will return to school....

 2020-07-07 15:23 

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52 dead in Japan floods as more troops join rescue...

Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country....

 2020-07-07 15:23 

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Biotech firm Novavax gets record $1.6bn in US funding for Covid-19 vaccine...

Novavax, one of the front-runners in the Covid-19 vaccine race, will receive $1.6 billion from the US government, the biggest contribution yet from 'Operation Warp Speed'....

 2020-07-07 15:03 

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SANDF member allegedly shoots man dead during mob altercation...

A member of the South African National Defence Force has allegedly shot dead a man in Dingledale Trust, Chochocho....

 2020-07-07 15:02 

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Uber to launch grocery deliveries...

Ride-hailing service Uber has unveiled plans to launch grocery deliveries after testing the service in over 30 countries....

 2020-07-07 14:57 

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Pregnant Cape Town woman shot, man wounded on his birthday...

A drive-by shooting in Hanover Park has reportedly left a pregnant woman seriously injured and a man hospitalised on his birthday....

 2020-07-07 14:50 

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Covid-19: Schools in Kenya to remain closed until 2021...

Kenya has declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January....

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