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 2018-01-17 06:23 

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Chinese fans round on 'rat' Tevez after holiday joke...

The 33-year-old struggled for form and fitness during a disastrous stint in China, where he was among the best-paid players in the world....

 2018-01-17 05:51 

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Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February...

Sassa will for the first time make electronic payments to social grant beneficiaries through its new corporate Postbank account on February 1...

 2018-01-17 05:48 

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Court order to seize McKinsey and Trillian assets not yet enforced...

An affidavit by the acting head of the Assets Forfeiture Unit has implicated Eskom, Mckinsey and Trillian in corruption, fraud and money laundering...

 2018-01-16 22:00 

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Africa's first woman skeleton Olympian: 'I am prepared'...

The Nigerian skeleton racer made history during her last two qualifying races on her way to PyeongChang...

 2018-01-16 22:00 

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Climate change demands that we must adapt...

Extreme weather phenomena are occurring and this is having a ripple effect throughout the world...

 2018-01-16 22:00 

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Lunch in the time of listeria: How to protect your family and pack a safer skaftin...

Worried your child could be at risk of contracting the bug as they head back to school? You might have less to fear than you think....

 2018-01-16 14:48 

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Moerane Commission: ANC's internal politics led to killing of Umzimkhulu councillor...

Tshibase, who was also a teacher, was shot dead on May 23 last year while at the gate of his family home in Umzimkhulu...

 2018-01-16 14:10 

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The board still has to consult me on SABC appointments Minister Kubayi-Ngubane...

"I don't intend to be the one who appoints nor the one who fires, but the board must consult so that we are able to take everyone on board"...

 2018-01-16 13:47 

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R50-billion expected to be seized in 17 state capture cases...

In an interview with eNCA, Molelle said his team had already prioritised six matters which were before the courts, awaiting preservation orders....

 2018-01-16 13:30 

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Macron: France will not allow another 'Jungle' in Calais...

The government of Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande dismantled the Jungle — a squalid camp that at its height was home to some 10 000 people...

 2018-01-16 13:24 

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Ramaphosa should end the presidential merry-go-round...

Ramaphosa should do more than simply ensure that he replaces Zuma immediately....

 2018-01-16 13:14 

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Philippine Congress starts debate that may extend Duterte term...

Under the proposed draft, Duterte, whose single six-year term ends in mid-2022, would again be eligible to run for two more five-year terms....

 2018-01-16 12:25 

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Kohli fined after Centurion tantrum...

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for unsporting behaviour during Day 3 of the second Test against the Proteas....

 2018-01-16 11:55 

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We're hiring: Chief Financial Officer...

The CFO will be responsible for directing the company's financial goals and objectives, risk and budget management....

 2018-01-16 10:14 

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Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'...

A statement by the Bangladeshi government said the agreement aims to return Rohingya "within two years from the commencement of repatriation"....

 2018-01-16 09:55 

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Tony Leon firm to net R650k for Cape Town drought communication...

The firm maintains its lobbying work is entirely separate from its crisis communications work and will not influence City of Cape Town policy....

 2018-01-16 09:34 

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OUTA praises new ANC leadership on corruption stance...

The organisation was reacting to action against Gupta-associated businesses by the Asset Forfeiture Unit....

 2018-01-16 09:27 

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Madikizela-Mandela: It's quite clear the ANC's on a new route...

"We had this leadership at the right time, when we needed the ANC - not only to be inspired by us but [also] this new energy."...

 2018-01-16 09:07 

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De Lille's controversial Cape Town investigating unit 'shut down' could be reversed...

"To claim that the SIU is not allowed to run the investigations they have been doing for years would mean that all other specialist units should stop"...

 2018-01-16 08:55 

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Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded...

Data analysed by the NGO from 195 countries over the past year showed that Tunisia was still the only free country in the Arab world...

 2018-01-16 07:08 

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Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor...

In a statement posted on Twitter, Biles said she had wrestled with her decision to go public with her story since the scandal broke....

 2018-01-16 06:55 

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Why Zuma's free higher education plan will cripple SA's finances...

The initiative will plunge the country into a deeper financial crisis if it isn't adjusted one way or another....

 2018-01-16 06:03 

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Sanchez would be 'great' for United - Mourinho...

Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal, with Arsene Wenger saying that his move could be confirmed "in the next 48 hours"....

 2018-01-16 05:08 

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The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46...

Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday....

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says...

Patients too poor to settle medical debts are chained to drain pipes, starved and abused in health centres across parts Africa....

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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An inquiry into state capture is good but criminal trials must not be impeded...

The success of the commission will depend, in part, on its terms of reference — in the meantime, criminals must not be allowed to escape justice...

 2018-01-15 18:42 

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US embassy to Dirco: We respect the people of South Africa...

While Dirco demanded that the US apologise for Trump's remark, the statement the department released showed no indication that there was an apology....

 2018-01-15 16:04 

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Guptas in Assest Forfeiture Unit crosshairs...

This move will be the first time the state has taken direct action against the controversial and politically-connected family....

 2018-01-15 15:15 

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Angola's Lourenco keeps pressure on Dos Santos cronies...

Lourenco's manoeuvering against the nepotistical vestiges of Angola's last president began in November with the toppling of Isabel dos Santos...

 2018-01-15 15:05 

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Ethiopia to free opposition leader and hundreds of others...

The government also plans to pardon convicted criminals within the next two months — but only people who were not involved in murder...

 2018-01-15 14:52 

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Sindiso Magaqa's family still in the dark about the official cause of death...

There were rumours doing the rounds in Magaqa's neighbourhood that he was poisoned while in hospital....

 2018-01-15 13:59 

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Durban University of Technology staff go on strike because of aloof VC...

"Staff morale is at an all-time low, we're talking about unilateral restructuring, we're talking about the vice chancellor's closed-door policy"...

 2018-01-15 13:05 

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Justice For Siam Lee: We Must Defend Her From Victim-Blaming...

'Bodies which do not conform to heterosexuality, whiteness and able-bodiedness are not considered to be sufficiently deserving of empathy and care'...

 2018-01-15 12:31 

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SA Rugby confirms Steinhoff no longer Blitzboks sponsors...

It means the Springbok men's and women's, and SA Rugby Sevens Academy teams will no longer carry the company's logo....

 2018-01-15 12:13 

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Key moments in year one of the Trump presidency...

Here is a look at several key moments in the first year of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency....

 2018-01-15 11:59 

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Cape Town manager resigns amid internal DA fighting...

Ebrahim's resignation comes at a crucial time when the city is facing a severe water crisis and internal conflict within the Democratic Alliance....

 2018-01-15 11:37 

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Philippine news website's licence revoked after Duterte threat...

Rappler is among a clutch of Philippine news organisations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his brutal drugs war....

 2018-01-15 11:03 

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Mashaba fires Finance MMC, lays criminal charges...

Rabelani Dagada has also been suspended as a councillor by the opposition party's FedEx pending an inquiry of the DA's federal legal commission....

 2018-01-15 11:00 

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Virat Kohli gets an unbeaten century but loses partners...

India, who had resumed on 183 for five in reply to South Africa's first innings of 335, lost Hardik Pandya for 15 in the over after Kohli's milestone...

 2018-01-15 10:41 

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Why it might be time to eradicate sex segregation in sports...

Historically, women have been required to undergo humiliating sex testing procedures in order to compete in sport....

 2018-01-15 09:56 

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EFFSC shuts down UNISA's Sunnyside campus as students register late...

After reopening late applications, Unisa saw chaos erupt as students climbed over the campus' fence to register before the January 19 deadline...

 2018-01-15 09:27 

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'Feminist' Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims...

As an actress since she was 17, Deneuve admitted that during her career she had been "a witness to indelicate situations" between men and women....

 2018-01-15 09:16 

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Trump: I'm not a racist...

Senator David Purdue, a Republican from Georgia, called charges that Trump is racist "ridiculous"....

 2018-01-15 09:00 

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A Trump decree is killing innocent civilians in Somalia...

Trump's new relaxed rules of engagement are killing civilians and breeding the next generation of anti-US fighters....

 2018-01-15 07:27 

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Spike in Listeria infections in South Africa: why it matters...

Listeria is an organism that contaminates food and can result in pregnant women going into premature labour or even losing their babies....

 2018-01-15 07:00 

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City lose, Sanchez off? Premier League talking points...

A disjointed Arsenal slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth, with Arsene Wenger's misery compounded by the near-certain departure of Alexis Sanchez....

 2018-01-15 06:55 

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Zuma should not be humiliated in leadership question says Ramaphosa...

If President Zuma has to leave before his term ends, he should not be humiliated in the process, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday....

 2018-01-15 06:00 

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Kevin Anderson crashes out of Australian Open...

South Africa's Kevin Anderson exited the 2018 Australian Open at the first round stage when he was beaten by Britain's Kyle Edmund on Monday....

 2018-01-15 05:54 

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De Lille must take ultimate political responsibility— Maimane...

The DA resolved that De Lille will be charged with alleged misconduct and investigated by the DA's Federal Legal Commission...

 2018-01-14 22:00 

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Unembargoed: Mail & Guardian January 12 to 18...

All the articles in this week's Mail & Guardian are now free to read online....

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