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 2020-11-24 12:29 

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'Don't look the other way' - ministers launch 16 Days of Activism campaign...

Our women and children continue to live in a constant state of fear, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane....

 2020-11-24 11:41 

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Brackenfell protests: SAHRC to take 'One Settler, One Bullet' chant to Equality Court...

The South African Human Rights Commission says it will take the PAC to the Equality Court after "One Settler, One Bullet" was chanted at a Brackenfell protest last week....

 2020-11-24 11:40 

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Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective...

Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is 95 percent effective according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 11:37 

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Gauteng man who killed wife, claiming he thought she was intruder, remains in custody...

A Gauteng man accused of killing his wife, claiming he mistook her for an intruder, will remain behind bars....

 2020-11-24 10:43 

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SEE | Somali coast left drenched by Tropical Storm Gati...

Flood waters continued to wreak havoc in the coastal town of Bosaso in northern Somalia on Monday....

 2020-11-24 10:33 

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Cape Town CBD taxi rank shooting: Second person arrested...

A second person has been arrested after seven people, including a wheelchair-bound woman, were wounded in a shooting at the taxi rank in the Cape Town CBD....

 2020-11-24 10:16 

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SA Medical Association probes claims that medical interns pay for posts at preferred hospitals...

The South African Medical Association is to probe allegations that medical interns have been paying for placements at preferred hospitals....

 2020-11-24 09:51 

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Congolese ex-warlord 'Sheka' sentenced to life in prison...

Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka was convicted of "murder, rape, sexual slavery, enlisting children under 15 years old" a decade ago, a military court ruled....

 2020-11-24 09:15 

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Private investigator roped in to bolster search for former SA Schools captain...

The search for Muzi Manyike, a missing 20-year-old rugby player, now includes the assistance of a private investigator....

 2020-11-24 09:06 

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Boy, 5, raped at Mpumalanga hospital, allegedly by a 12-year-old boy...

Police are investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly raped a 5-year-old at a hospital in Mpumalanga, and the provincial health department is also conducting an internal probe....

 2020-11-24 08:59 

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New York City's first Black mayor dies aged 93 - US media...

David Dinkins, New York City's first Black mayor, has died, US media reported late Monday. He was 93....

 2020-11-24 08:44 

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WATCH | Ethiopia: Tigray rejects 72 hours ultimatum to surrender...

Ahmed on Monday gave Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender, failing which, the military would begin an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle....

 2020-11-24 08:28 

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Former Bok hooker: Award bonus-point wins to teams not at fault for cancelled games...

Former Springbok hooker John Allan says teams not at fault for games cancelled due to Covid-19 should be awarded bonus-point victories in the upcoming Currie Cup....

 2020-11-24 08:28 

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Another Cape Town taxi shooting: 5 killed, 2 injured near Nyanga terminus...

Five people have died and two have been injured after unknown gunmen fired shots in Sihlanu Avenue, near the Nyanga terminus in Cape Town....

 2020-11-24 07:47 

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WATCH | Sandstorm engulfs parts of Upington...

A Sandstrom swept though Upington over the weekend....

 2020-11-24 07:10 

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Education officials hold emergency meeting after second matric exam paper leak...

An emergency meeting has been held, following reports that the Physical Sciences Paper 2 was leaked and circulated....

 2020-11-24 06:44 

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After weeks of waiting, Trump administration gives green light to proceed with Biden transition...

After weeks of waiting, US President Donald Trump's administration has cleared the way for president-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election res...

 2020-11-24 06:27 

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Children play next to sewage puddles, dead rats in Langa...

The stench of mouldy sewage and large ponds of murky stagnant water are the first things that hit you when entering Zone 23 in Langa, Cape Town....

 2020-11-24 05:58 

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PICS | Petrol tanker catches fire following crash in Ekurhuleni...

It has taken a fleet of five fire engines and 21 firefighters to extinguish a blaze that occurred when a petrol tanker and two other trucks collided in Bedfordview....

 2020-11-24 05:34 

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Alleged gangster pulls out gun, shoots himself in the leg by mistake...

An alleged gangster has been arrested in the Eastern Cape after he accidentally shot himself in the upper leg....

 2020-11-24 05:24 

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Life in jail for man who raped 10-year-old girl and then gave her money for chips...

A Limpopo man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 10-year-old girl from his neighbourhood....

 2020-11-24 04:51 

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Covid-19 in numbers: Mkhize 'concerned' as 2 080 new cases bring SA's total infections to 769 759...

South Africa has recorded 65 more Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the death toll to 20 968....

 2020-11-24 04:47 

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Rabada on living in bio-bubble: It's like a luxury prison...

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada says that living in the bio-secure bubble has been tough and compared it to a luxury prison....

 2020-11-24 04:05 

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City of Tshwane to take legal action against contractor after boy drowns in water-filled trench...

Legal action will be pursued by the City of Tshwane after a fourth boy drowned in Hammanskraal, in a trench that was dug by an external contractor working on a housing project....

 2020-11-24 04:02 

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Domestic market not enough to fill the coronavirus gap for tourism accommodation, data shows...

The latest data reflects the massive decline which took place in the market due to the coronavirus lockdowns and impact....

 2020-11-23 19:52 

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Bushiri: 'New arrest warrants are part of a crusade by white police officers to tarnish my name'...

Self-proclaimed prophet and fugitive, Shepherd Bushiri, says news that three warrants of arrest have been issued against him are not shocking or surprising....

 2020-11-23 19:47 

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DR Congo ex-warlord gets life term for war crimes...

A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to life in prison for war crimes and mass rape, a decision hailed by the United Nations....

 2020-11-23 19:27 

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Former Republican officials call Trump refusal 'serious threat'...

Over 100 Republican national security officials want Trump to 'cease' his 'assault' on the integrity of the election....

 2020-11-23 19:22 

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2 bag the Daily Lotto jackpot...

Here are the results for the draw....

 2020-11-23 19:08 

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City Power cuts the lights of housing unit, church, butchery, and shops in Joburg...

A 48-roomed housing unit, a church branch, a butchery, and several grocery stores in Roodepoort were plunged into darkness after City Power disconnected illegal connections....

 2020-11-23 18:29 

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Your weather: Thunderstorms to hit Gauteng, Free State, KZN on Tuesday...

Several provinces can expect severe thunderstorms, which are expected to result in damaging winds and localised flooding on Tuesday, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-11-23 18:19 

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Matric 2020: Probe launched after yet another exam paper 'leaks'...

The Department of Basic Education is faced with another blow after the matric Physical Science exam Paper 2 appeared to have been leaked....

 2020-11-23 18:10 

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US election: What you need to know right now in 500 words...

Three states that have been the subject of Trump's legal attempt to flip the vote count have certified results....

 2020-11-23 17:53 

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'No bail!' - tempers flare in court as parolee appears for rape of two girls in Tshwane hotel...

"If he gets bail, he will die, we will kill him." These were the calls made by members of the public, sitting in the gallery of a Tshwane court where a 45-year-old man accused of raping two girls made his first appearance....

 2020-11-23 17:41 

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Rabada reveals 'bizarre' South African training regime...

Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada revealed that the South African cricket team are training in two groups to minimise the risk of further Covid-19 infections....

 2020-11-23 17:41 

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SABC under pressure as minister, unions push for alternative to layoffs...

In its first meetings with unions since suspending retrenchment consultations, the South African Broadcasting Corporation was pushed for more time to find alternatives....

 2020-11-23 16:57 

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'Reckless, irresponsible, dangerous': Cele slams Malema's 'threats' against SAPS...

Police Minister Bheki Cele says statements made by EFF leader Julius Malema over the weekend against SAPS members will not be taken lightly....

 2020-11-23 16:43 

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WHO says $4.3 bln urgently needed for vaccine sharing scheme...

There is a risk that the poor and vulnerable will be trampled on in the stampede for coronavirus vaccines, the head of the World Health Organisation said....

 2020-11-23 16:26 

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Lawyers' association backs Zondo, says Zuma walking out of inquiry 'threatens the rule of law'...

Former President Jacob Zuma's decision to excuse himself from the Zondo commission, without asking for permission from the chairperson of the inquiry, threatens the rule of law....

 2020-11-23 16:25 

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FACTBOX | As mediation calls mount, who has leverage in Ethiopia?...

Ethiopia has rebuffed attempts at international mediation since conflict erupted in its northern Tigray region....

 2020-11-23 16:08 

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WATCH | 5 armed robbers hit Cape Town liquor store...

Customers at Fairpark liquor store in Grassy Park were caught in the middle of an armed robbery....

 2020-11-23 15:59 

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Fears grow as former SA Schools captain Muzi Manyike is reported missing...

The 20-year-old centre, who was under contract at the Lions before being granted an early release to join the national sevens academy, is understood to have last been seen in Pretoria North last week....

 2020-11-23 15:45 

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WATCH | Donald Trump cheered by supporters as he heads to golf course...

At the weekend, Donald Trump was also spotted golfing while some of the world's most powerful leaders took part in a G20 session on the global response to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-23 15:36 

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Man accused of Cape Town mom's murder has had numerous run-ins with the law, says City...

The man accused of shooting a Cape Town mom waiting for her cab to take her home has had numerous run-ins with the law over the past decade, mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith said on Monday....

 2020-11-23 15:25 

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WATCH | Thuli Madonsela climbs Table Mountain to raise funds for student debt...

Stellenbosch University law professor and former public protector Thuli Madonsela hiked up Table Mountain to raise funds for students....

 2020-11-23 15:23 

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Lockdown: 13 initiation schools shut down Eastern Cape for operating illegally...

At least 13 initiation schools were shut down by Eastern Cape police and traditional leaders, and 30 initiates were sent home to their parents or to hospitals....

 2020-11-23 15:04 

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Limpopo serial rapist sentenced to 8 life sentences...

A Limpopo serial rapist has been sentenced to eight life sentences for the rape of eight women which occurred over the space of two years....

 2020-11-23 14:52 

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Brackenfell arrests: 8 EFF protesters released, due back in court in February...

Eight EFF members who were arrested during a protest at Brackenfell High School on Friday have been released on warnings, and are due back in court in February....

 2020-11-23 14:51 

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WATCH | France ex-president Sarkozy goes on trial for corruption...

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy is facing charges of corruption, becoming the first French ex-head of state to stand as an accused in the dock....

 2020-11-23 14:19 

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Man accused of raping 2 minor girls in Tshwane hotel is convicted rapist, wants to plead guilty...

A man who stands accused of raping two underage girls in a Tshwane hotel, says he is a convicted rapist, out on parole and wishes to plead guilty....

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