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 2018-06-23 20:41 

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France calls for sanctions as Italy defiant on stranded migrant ship...

European Union states that refuse to accept migrants should face financial penalties, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday...

 2018-06-23 20:25 

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Kroos strike brings Germany back from the brink...

The 10-man reigning champions were in deep trouble when Kroos stepped up to steer in his dramatic winner in the final minute...

 2018-06-23 19:50 

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Explosive Khaya Sithole affidavit casts shadow over Saica...

An affidavit by the chartered accountant accuses Saica's top leadership of lying, not following due process and covering up corruption...

 2018-06-23 19:30 

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US Open to revamp seedings for pregnancy absences — report...

The WTA Tour does not have protected seedings for players who return from absences...

 2018-06-23 18:26 

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England snap losing streak...

Having led 6-3 at half-time, England fell a point behind in the second half before captain Farrell and winger May took the game away from the Boks...

 2018-06-23 18:14 

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Belgium, Mexico march on as Germany face Swedish test...

Belgium and Mexico powered towards the last 16 of the World Cup with convincing victories as defending champions Germany prepped for Sweden...

 2018-06-23 17:44 

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One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally...

In an address broadcast on state television, Prime Minister Abiy said the incident was orchestrated by groups who wanted to undermine the rally...

 2018-06-23 17:32 

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Blast rocks Mnangagwa rally...

Footage circulating on social media showed an explosion and plumes of smoke around the president as he descended stairs from the podium...

 2018-06-23 16:04 

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High court dismisses disgruntled Limpopo ANC members...

A group of disgruntled Limpopo ANC members had hoped to interdict the province's elective conference underway in Polokwane this weekend...

 2018-06-23 15:58 

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Zimbabwe president suggests he was target of Zanu-PF rally blast...

One of Zimbabwe's two vice presidents was injured during an explosion at a ruling Zanu-PF election rally...

 2018-06-23 12:23 

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Bitter Namibian land dispute drags in senior politicians...

A beautiful lakeside plot of land in Reheboth, Namibia, is at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute...

 2018-06-23 12:00 

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Limpopo ANC conference resumes amid court battle...

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule urges branches to consider charging rogue members who take the party to court to settle internal disputes...

 2018-06-22 17:15 

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Axing Abrahams? Ramaphosa's decision hinges on court rulings...

Ramaphosa is waiting for two ConCourt judgments before acting on NPA boss's position, a parliamentary reply has revealed...

 2018-06-22 16:54 

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ANC Limpopo conference at risk of interdiction...

Saturday's court application — which is expected to be heard at 11am — is likely to see further delays on conference proceedings...

 2018-06-22 10:01 

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Read the Medical Scheme Amendments Bill...

Find out what the big changes government may have in store for medical aids....

 2018-06-22 08:05 

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Another day, another data breach...

Liberty is just the latest in a growing list of targets, heightening the urgency to protect information...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Ex-health MEC in R1bn graft probe...

Gauteng's embattled health department is even more sickly than thought, according to a report...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say...

Secret donations may soon be a thing of the past if civil society groups get their way in Parliament...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Cosatu's new KZN leaders take on Ingonyama...

The Cosatu in KwaZulu-Natal wants people who live on land controlled by the Ingonyama Trust to be given individual land tenure rights...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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A very sick health dept...

'Cue the now all-too-familiar pattern of patronage — houses, overseas trips, spa treatments'...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Former execs claim R30m from KPMG...

Lawsuit reveals the extent to which two ex-directors were indebted to VBS Mutual Bank...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Shaky start to Limpopo land hearings...

Proposals to amend the Restitution of Land Rights Act have been labelled a 'political tick-box exercise' by community members...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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When the penalty is death...

The locals call it cancer valley — and there are few safe places to kick a football around...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Angry NUM members vow to boo Cyril over Eskom woes...

NUM members also intended to voice their anger at Energy Minister Jeff Radebe, who was meant to address the conference but instead travelled overseas...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Papa Penny the populist for premier?...

Celebrity politics rears its bouffant head as the flamboyant musician eyes the top job in Limpopo...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28...

Our readers write in about unlocking youth power and the evolution of the school curriculum...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Editorial: South Africa, like the US, also locks up migrants...

In South Africa — which we see as 'our land' — we too are watching the borderisation of the state...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Reparations row dogs petrol giant...

The push by Wentworth residents for Engen to give them a stake in the company has prompted it to take them to court to halt their protests...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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'This is for Madiba,' says new premier...

North West's new leader, Job Mokgoro, says skills hold the key to the province's prosperity...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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(Dis)united Africa stumbles at the start...

This year the notion of a shared African identity has come under scrutiny, as North African nations seem distanced from the core of the continent...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Slice of Life: 'I felt that I had done my job'...

'Most of the time I am the only woman present at the meetings'...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Is maths any of their beeswax?...

The humble honeybee is catching up to humans in the arithmetic game, but there is quite literally nothing to worry about...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Ace's hand is a tight fist for litigious party members...

Members of the ANC who take the party to court could find themselves having to pay hefty legal bills in future...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Five things the Gauteng health department spent your money on - SIU...

Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on....

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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Tussle for top posts in Limpopo...

Candidates with dubious track records and calls for young leaders are part of the election build-up...

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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'Conflict of interest' could land judge in hot water...

Judges are not allowed take up an appointment seen to be inconsistent with an independent judiciary...

 2018-06-21 17:01 

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Read the National Health Insurance Bill...

The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care....

 2018-06-21 16:17 

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Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes...

'I can't mention who are the parties I am expecting litigation from but I can assure I know who they are....

 2018-06-21 15:11 

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'Enough is enough': Corruption is rife at the heart of the AU, claims senior official...

Daniel Batidam resigned from the AU's advisory board on corruption, claiming it has shown no real interest in fighting corruption within its ranks...

 2018-06-21 12:45 

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READ: Aaron Motsoaledi's speech on major changes to medical aids...

The health minister has presented the Medical Schemes Amendment and National Health Insurance Bills...

 2018-06-21 11:49 

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Your medical aid is going to change. Read Aaron Motsoaledi's #NHI speech...

New legislation will abolish co-payments and may look to go after medical aid scheme reserves....

 2018-06-21 10:59 

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Watch live: Motsoaledi presents the National Health Insurance Bill...

The health minister unveils the National Health Insurance Bill at a press conference in Pretoria....

 2018-06-21 10:52 

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Adam Habib: Ashwin Willemse debate distorted by political agendas...

The Wits vice-chancellor has reiterated that he was merely consulted and did not produce the report himself...

 2018-06-21 09:59 

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Limos & spas: SIU reveals details of ANC chief whip Hlongwa's role in R1.2b graft...

When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found....

 2018-06-21 09:25 

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Read the damning SIU report on Gauteng health department corruption...

Civil servants and politicians have been implicated in graft amounting to over R1-billion...

 2018-06-21 09:16 

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ANC elects Job Mokgoro as North West premier...

Mokgoro's appointment is seen as a compromise, as he is not on the ANC's provincial executive and comes from outside of government...

 2018-06-21 08:54 

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Here's how the police strategy to curb violent crime could work...

To significantly reduce violence and harm in South Africa, the police should expand the strategy in three ways...

 2018-06-21 08:46 

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ConCourt confirms voters have the right to be informed on private political funding...

High Court Judge Yasmin Shenaz Meer ruled last year that Parliament had 18 months to rectify the "inconsistencies" in the PAIA...

 2018-06-21 08:37 

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SA's current account deficit widens...

The deficit came after seven consecutive quarterly surpluses....

 2018-06-21 08:11 

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Tiger Brands may never know how listeria entered its plant...

The food brand is still waiting for data from authorities that would definitively show whether its products are connected to the deadly crisis...

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