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 2021-05-08 21:45 

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Siya Kolisi is getting 'better and better', says Sharks boss Everitt...

Sharks coach Sean Everitt said Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is building up a gradual head of steam that bodes well for the national team....

 2021-05-08 20:14 

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SA condemns attack on Palestinian worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque...

The South African government has condemned the attack on Palestinian worshipers at the al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli soldiers....

 2021-05-08 19:34 

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ANC NEC meeting characterised by deep 'hate' between members...

There appeared to be little hope of reconciliation between the two squabbling lobbies within the governing ANC at the start of a national executive committee (NEC) meeting earlier described by one leader as a "watershed moment"....

 2021-05-08 19:02 

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Zwelithini's siblings pledge loyalty to new Zulu king Misuzulu...

The late King Goodwill Zwelithini's siblings have pledged their loyalty to the new king, Misuzulu kaZwelithini....

 2021-05-08 17:17 

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6 alleged robbers and bystander killed in KwaZulu-Natal shootout with police...

Six men, who allegedly tried to rob a butchery, and a bystander have been killed in KwaZulu-Natal....

 2021-05-08 17:00 

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7 policemen killed by gunmen in southeast Nigeria...

Seven policemen were killed in a series of attacks on security installations in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state, police said Saturday....

 2021-05-08 16:42 

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A record-setting run! Lewis Hamilton takes 100th pole of his F1 career in Spain...

Lewis Hamilton made history at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday as he came from behind to clinch his 100th pole position in Formula 1....

 2021-05-08 16:29 

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Covid-19: Bangladesh detects first cases of virus variant spreading in India...

Bangladesh has detected its first case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, the country's health directorate said on Saturday, weeks after it sealed its borders with its neighbour....

 2021-05-08 15:36 

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North West man kills girlfriend hours before he is found dead...

Police are investigating a case in which a man killed his girlfriend in the North West, hours before his body was found in nearby bushes....

 2021-05-08 15:12 

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Western Cape storm: Malgas still cut off due to floods...

The storm that brought persistent rainfall battered some of areas in the Cape Winelands and Overberg....

 2021-05-08 14:58 

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Copper, iron ore hit records as demand surges...

Copper and iron ore prices hit record highs Friday as demand for the key commodities surges on the back of a powerful recovery in the global economy, though Asian equity markets struggled to maintain an early rally....

 2021-05-08 14:55 

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Pollard still playing rugby is 'a near-miracle' - former Cheetahs centre...

Former Cheetahs centre William Small-Smith says he is amazed at the bounce-back ability of Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard....

 2021-05-08 14:38 

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Reds clinch Super Rugby AU title after last-gasp try sinks Brumbies...

Flyhalf James O'Connor scored a try after the hooter to enable the Reds to beat the Brumbies in the Super Rugby AU final in Brisbane....

 2021-05-08 14:27 

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Covid-19: India sees grim day as 4 000 virus deaths recorded...

India recorded more than 4 000 coronavirus deaths in a day for the first time and more states imposed lockdowns Saturday in a desperate bid to halt the devastating new surge....

 2021-05-08 14:22 

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Eastern Cape abaThembu royal sentenced to life for raping of teen family members...

AbaThembu royal family member Avelile Sakhisizwe Mtirara has been jailed for life for raping two teen relatives....

 2021-05-08 13:00 

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IPID finds no misconduct in Sassa water cannon incident...

IPID has found that police officers fulfilled their duties in terms of the law when they used a water cannon to disperse a crowd of Sassa beneficiaries who failed to practise social distancing....

 2021-05-08 12:25 

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BREAKING | Ace Magashule removed from virtual ANC NEC meeting...

A defiant suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has been removed from a virtual national executive committee meeting....

 2021-05-08 12:11 

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Africa wants its own vaccine plants to avoid missing out on shots...

While developed nations are well advanced with their rollouts, most African countries are almost out of initial supplies and Africa accounts for 2% of global administered shots...

 2021-05-08 11:38 

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Crusaders floor Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa final to bag 5th straight crown...

The Crusaders have beaten the Chiefs in the Super Rugby Aotearoa final in Christchurch....

 2021-05-08 11:02 

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PICS | Cat's eyes: Artworks aim to protect caracals on busy Cape Town roads...

The #ReflectiveRooikatte artworks aims to create awareness of caracals among Cape Town drivers....

 2021-05-08 10:54 

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Another taxi boss killed in Mpumalanga...

A 62-year-old taxi owner was gunned down in a rive-by shooting in Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga...

 2021-05-08 09:44 

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ANC Women's League hangs Magashule out to dry after Bathabile Dlamini loses control of meeting...

The ANC Women's League has distanced itself ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule....

 2021-05-08 09:29 

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Security estate stabbing: Family happy the accused was denied bail...

Leon Coetzee, who faces a charge of murder, was denied bail by the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court on Friday....

 2021-05-08 08:44 

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Israeli police, Palestinians clash at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa, scores injured...

Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youth at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday amid growing anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers....

 2021-05-08 08:06 

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New Zealand cricketer forced to stay in India after testing positive for coronavirus...

New Zealand batsman Tim Seifert was forced to stay in India after testing positive for the coronavirus as his fellow Kiwi cricketers fled the Covid-19 crisis in India for the Maldives....

 2021-05-08 08:05 

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Moody's skips South African ratings review...

The announcement was expected late on Friday night. Instead, the agency published a notice to say that the ratings for South Africa - and other countries like Denmark and Italy - were not updated....

 2021-05-08 07:57 

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PREVIEW | Chippa United, TTM fight to create history in highly anticipated Nedbank Cup final...

This year's Nedbank Cup final will prove a historic contest for Chippa United and TTM who both will fight for the chance to lift the first-ever trophy in their respective club's history....

 2021-05-08 07:15 

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What defiant Magashule had to say about split ANC: 'The soul and character of the ANC have changed'...

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has dug in his heels, saying he is "going nowhere"....

 2021-05-08 06:41 

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Benni McCarthy makes AmaZulu promise: 'We will be playing CAF Champions League'...

AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy is confident his charges will secure the second position in the DStv Premiership this season and clinch a spot in the CAF Champions League....

 2021-05-07 23:01 

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Vietnam reports first death in patient who received AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine...

Vietnam's health ministry has reported its first death in a patient who received AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine shot....

 2021-05-07 22:55 

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French pilot files legal complaint after being subjected to traumatic hazing ritual...

A French pilot has filed a legal complaint after being subjected to a traumatic hazing ritual in which he was tied to a target and had fighter jets open fire around him....

 2021-05-07 22:20 

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WHO tells G7 vaccine inequity 'unacceptable'...

The WHO chief has implored the G7 to prioritise equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines around the globe, branding the current imbalance morally inadmissible....

 2021-05-07 22:14 

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Protecting mental health will be key for Gatland's Lions in South Africa...

Warren Gatland says looking after the mental health of his British and Irish Lions players could be his toughest challenge as they prepare for up to 10 weeks in a coronavirus bubble....

 2021-05-07 21:30 

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3 Malian soldiers killed in IED attack...

Three Malian soldiers have been killed when their convoy hit an improvised explosive device near the central town of Hombori, according to security officials....

 2021-05-07 21:10 

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Suspended, but defiant: Ace Magashule vows to attend NEC meeting...

Ace Magashule says he remains the secretary-general of the ANC and has assured branches that he is going nowhere....

 2021-05-07 21:04 

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Macron urges US and UK to stop blocking vaccine exports...

French President Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to discuss waiving Covid-19 vaccine patents....

 2021-05-07 20:33 

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Fuming Kaizer Chiefs fans planning 'peaceful' protest after dreadful league form...

The fans of Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs are planning a protest and will march to the clubs famous Naturena headquarters on Friday, 14 May....

 2021-05-07 20:25 

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Prince Misuzulu Zulu named as the preferred new Zulu king...

The announcement was made on Friday evening when the will of the late Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu was read out by her lawyer after her memorial service....

 2021-05-07 20:00 

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Joburg Metrobus strike rolls on with intimidation, suppression claims abound...

While Metrobus accuses the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers' Union of SA of strike violence and intimidation, the union says it is being suppressed....

 2021-05-07 19:52 

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Mexican president makes formal complaint to US ahead of Harris call...

Mexico has sent a diplomatic note asking the United States to explain funding for an anti-corruption group critical of the government, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said....

 2021-05-07 19:47 

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Eastern Cape ANC suspends 3 leaders for violating party's constitution...

The members are OR Tambo municipality council speaker, Xolile Nkompela, the deputy mayor, Robert Nogumla, and the municipality's former chief whip, William Ngozi....

 2021-05-07 19:47 

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Covid-19: 'We are now in the third wave' - Free State health dept...

The Free State health department appealed to communities to remain cautious, to avoid the spread of the virus....

 2021-05-07 19:01 

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Victory for pilots as SAA ordered to cough up for 6 months' salaries and meals...

SAA is liable not only to pay certain outstanding salaries of members of the SAA Pilots' Association, but also claims for meal allowances....

 2021-05-07 19:00 

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Over 17 500 displaced in fresh Burkina violence: UN...

Over 17 500 people have fled their homes in jihadist-hit Burkina Faso in the last 10 days after attacks that claimed at least 45 lives, the United Nations said....

 2021-05-07 18:50 

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Saudi Arabia to allow only vaccinated back to workplace...

Saudi Arabia says that employees will only be allowed to return to their workplace in person once vaccinated against Covid-19....

 2021-05-07 18:41 

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Pair sentenced to life in jail for deadly R1m heist...

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for robbing a Protea Coin vehicle of about R1 million a week before the 2010 Soccer World Cup....

 2021-05-07 18:41 

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Prominent Durban attorney stabbed to death...

A prominent Durban attorney was found dead, with stab wounds to his chest and hands, police said on Friday....

 2021-05-07 18:40 

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NPA 'on the brink' of significant inroads into state capture cases - Batohi...

The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shamila Batohi, addressed the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Friday....

 2021-05-07 17:59 

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Rand rockets to best level in 16 months ahead of Moody's review...

The local currency received support from rallying commodity prices, the weaker dollar and the better-than-expected state of SA government finances....

 2021-05-07 17:52 

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Chauvin, three other officers face new charges for Floyd death...

A federal grand jury has charged Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers with civil rights crimes in connection with the death of George Floyd....

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