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 2018-12-10 22:00 

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Out of commission: Less than 2000 state ambulances nationally may be on the road...

The national health department says it is against outsourcing emergency services but with a grave shortage of ambulances, it may have no choice....

 2018-12-10 14:46 

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Kenyan men take first 17 places in Singapore marathon...

The astonishing results underlined the dominance of Kenyans in marathons...

 2018-12-10 14:23 

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Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?...

The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in the DRC...

 2018-12-10 13:33 

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2018, the year of women's rights?...

A new report by Amnesty International has urged governments around the world to prioritise making resources available for the empowerment of women...

 2018-12-10 12:53 

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Fight the random everyday acts of violence...

We have the organisations, the policies, the laws and the insights to try to stop it, but still it goes on...

 2018-12-10 12:46 

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What does the Universal Declaration of Human Rights mean in today's fractured world?...

The 70th anniversary of the declaration is a critical time to reaffirm its importance and guarantee its continued relevance...

 2018-12-10 12:42 

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Ramaphosa to receive Jiba, Mrwebi inquiry report by March...

Jiba and Mrwebi were suspended in October after Ramaphosa announced his decision to institute inquiries into their fitness to hold office...

 2018-12-10 11:32 

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Racism tops SA human rights violations...

According to a newly released South African Human Rights Commission report, racist attitudes remain largely unchanged...

 2018-12-10 11:13 

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China slams 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive...

Meng's arrest on December 1 has infuriated Beijing, rocking stock markets and raising tensions amid a truce in the US-China trade war...

 2018-12-10 10:47 

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'Moment of truth' for Macron as protests hit French economy...

Macron's government announced a climbdown on fuel tax increases for January and further concessions appear to be on the cards...

 2018-12-10 10:02 

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The big Brexit parliament vote: What you need to know...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's widely criticised EU withdrawal deal is expected to be rejected by UK's House of Commons...

 2018-12-10 09:08 

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The six words that got Marc Lamont Hill fired from CNN...

Hill's dismissal highlights how pro-Israel lobbying groups control the US discourse on Palestine and Israel...

 2018-12-10 09:00 

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Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses...

Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved over 70 years....

 2018-12-10 08:43 

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Scores of amputations in Gaza as Israeli troops aim for the legs...

Gaza's health ministry has carried out 94 amputations since protests began in March, 82 of them involving lower limbs...

 2018-12-10 08:27 

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Graa Machel stands up for girls' education at Hong Kong summit...

The former Mozambican education minister delivered a searing message for girls' rights...

 2018-12-10 08:11 

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Rassie confirms: 'I won't coach beyond 2019'...

The Boks finished the year with a 50% win record...

 2018-12-10 07:35 

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DRC's Joseph Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023...

The president who overstayed his mandate by two years does not rule out seeking the top job again after a break...

 2018-12-10 06:56 

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NPA to prosecute former Marius Fransman over sexual harassment allegations...

Marius Fransman is accused of sexually harassing his personal assistant during a work trip in 2016...

 2018-12-10 06:34 

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Limpopo ANC chair promises to deal with VBS-linked 'cadres' before elections...

Some of those implicated in the VBS report include Stan Mathabatha's deputy chairperson, Florence Radzilani, and treasurer Danny Msiza...

 2018-12-10 06:25 

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Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party...

National Electoral Council chair Tibisay Lucena put the rate of abstention at 72.6%...

 2018-12-10 06:11 

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India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test nail-biter...

Rishabh Pant made history by matching the record 11 catches in a Test currently held by England's Jack Russell and South Africa's AB de Villiers...

 2018-12-10 05:13 

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Omotoso back in court over request for judge to recuse himself...

Defence advocate Peter Daubermann accused Judge Makuala of 'being biased' following the testimony of first witness Cheryl Zondi...

 2018-12-09 22:00 

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Unembargoed: December 7 to 13...

How the Guptas broke Eskom: More than R2-billion set aside for crucial maintenance was diverted to the family's business schemes...

 2018-12-09 22:00 

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Plant, pick, pack: Finding Mpumalanga's missing fruit pickers...

In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year and then they disappear. Here's why we need to find them....

 2018-12-09 16:39 

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Bosasa to Maimane: 'No record of R500k contract with Andile Ramphosa'...

Bosasa has replied to DA leader Mmusi Maimane, denying the existence of a contract with President Ramaphosa's son, Andile Ramaphosa...

 2018-12-09 15:57 

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China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest...

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran, has infuriated Beijing...

 2018-12-09 12:37 

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Raheem Sterling accuses newspapers of fuelling racism...

Sterling has accused British newspapers of helping to 'fuel racism' with the way they portray young black footballers...

 2018-12-09 12:10 

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Liverpool leapfrog Man City: Do we have a real Premier League race?...

Both sides started Saturday unbeaten after 15 matches with an impressive 25 wins between them...

 2018-12-09 11:40 

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UK's May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission...

The internal struggles of the Oxford-educated daughter of a vicar reflect those tearing apart her island nation before its March divorce from the EU...

 2018-12-09 10:53 

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Chelsea launch investigation into racist abuse aimed at Sterling...

Twitter users highlighted a first-half incident when a supporter appeared to abuse Sterling as he retrieved the ball near Chelsea supporters...

 2018-12-09 08:50 

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Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege...

The Congolese doctor won the Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war and is considered an expert on gang rape in conflict...

 2018-12-08 11:55 

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LETTER: The murder of Prof Kamwendo at UniZulu...

Kamwendo's murder is an incident that is simply at the extreme end of a spectrum of problematic dynamics in the South African academy...

 2018-12-07 15:59 

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Kaizer Chiefs, Solinas part ways...

Kaizer Chiefs and Giovanni Solinas have agreed to an amicable termination of his contract with immediate effect...

 2018-12-07 15:05 

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Ramaphosa: 'Historic' minimum wage to come into effect on January 1 2019...

Ramaphosa signed four bills into law in late November to give effect to a R3 500 monthly national minimum wage for most categories of workers....

 2018-12-07 14:56 

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SABC suspends 'sex-for-jobs' pests...

The Commission's report identified additional employees who may have been complicit by either aiding or abetting sexual harassment...

 2018-12-07 14:32 

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Scathing report reveals culture at UNAids allowed sexual harassment and bullying...

The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether executive director Michel Sidib should continue in his role....

 2018-12-07 11:44 

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Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding...

Approximately 500 shacks were reduced to ash on Thursday in what residents say began as an altercation involving someone living at the settlement...

 2018-12-07 07:07 

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We want a stable SABC — ANC...

The ANC has rejected insinuations that it was involved in attempts to sabotage the SABC board...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Eskom aims to shed its debt load...

But critics say shifting liability to the state could have unintended consequences for the economy...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Independent assessor throws new light on 'deeply divided' MUT...

Things reached a 'crisis point' at MUT when the executive committee of council suspended six members of the executive management...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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The literary echoes of the Afro-modern...

"Africa's emerging literary voices are full of pluralities, reflecting what this generation performs and undertakes."...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Sport Audit 2018: How South Africa's national rugby teams have performed...

If our national teams are adverts of who we are then it's little wonder we are so quick to hold them to account. So let's do just that....

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Cheated, we turn to a superhero...

South Africa has descended into a hell and we are pinning our hopes on Shamila Batohi to rescue us...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Sport audit 2018: How SA's national cricket teams performed...

If our national teams are adverts of who we are then it's little wonder we are so quick to hold them to account. So let's do just that...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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SABC meltdown all too familiar...

Are certain board members being pushed out to ensure government control?...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Eskom sweats as Trillian buys time...

Eskom is trying to recover is missing millions, but Trillian CEO Eric Wood says he is overwhelmed by the court case against the Gupta-linked company...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Gupta looters leaves SA in the dark...

And a planned PetroSA plant shutdown meant Eskom could not replenish diesel supplies...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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It's time to #PayBackTheMoney...

State agencies are going after those accused of looting the SA's coffers — and the amounts are huge...

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Sport audit 2018: How SA's national football teams performed...

If our national teams are adverts of who we are then it's little wonder we are so quick to hold them to account. So let's do just that....

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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Deadly twist to university dispute...

A former colleague has been charged with the murder of an arts dean after threatening him...

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