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 2018-12-10 10:21 

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TAC thanks Constitutional Court as it celebrates its 20th anniversary...

The TAC is celebrating 20 years of existence by leading a symbolic march to the Constitutional Court to thank it for what it has done for people living with HIV....

 2018-12-10 10:18 

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Fransman consulting lawyers to 'better understand' NPA decision to charge him...

Former ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman says he will consult his lawyers after hearing that the NPA intends bringing charges of crimen injuria and sexual assault against him....

 2018-12-10 09:37 

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'Help, help, help!' - robbers target World of Birds, tie up owner, 81...

The wildlife sanctuary in Cape Town, which is struggling financially, just had its first good weekend in six months when robbers overpowered its elderly owner and made off with all the takings....

 2018-12-10 09:34 

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WATCH: New Zealand PM issues apology to family of murdered tourist...

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern makes an emotional apology to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered....

 2018-12-10 09:30 

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Load shedding might shed the ANC votes...

There is no more visible reminder of governance inefficiencies than when the lights go out. It is a catalyst for the re-emergence of deep discontent as the physical manifestation of failed SOEs, writes Daniel Silke ....

 2018-12-10 09:29 

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ANC strengthens support, but support remains under 60% - SAIRR poll...

A new SA Institute of Race Relations poll shows the governing ANC's support has increased ahead of the 2019 general elections, while the DA and EFF have lost ground....

 2018-12-10 09:24 

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WATCH: Worker takes Eskom labour brokers to CCMA...

A young father of two working at Eskom sees his salary filtered through two labour broking companies before it reaches him. Watch....

 2018-12-10 09:22 

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In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'...

Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care. Read more......

 2018-12-10 08:43 

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'I killed my best friend': Opioids' fatal grip on US mayor, pal...

A young Pennsylvania mayor's secret attraction to opioids cost him his life....

 2018-12-10 08:28 

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Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener...

The colour for Italy's fashion capital now is gray due to its stone buildings and polluted skies but Milan is embarking on a new plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030....

 2018-12-10 08:25 

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Omotoso rape trial postponed to new year...

The rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has been postponed pending the outcome of a decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal on whether to grant his application for Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself....

 2018-12-10 08:19 

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Mukwege: Congolese 'Doctor Miracle' heals sexual atrocity victims...

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape....

 2018-12-10 07:18 

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Eskom and Sanral are trying to take us for fools...

Eskom and Sanral, we are not stupid. And we won't be taken for suckers by your Machiavellian tactics....

 2018-12-10 07:16 

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Melanie Verwoerd on degrees for MPs...

We the voters have absolutely no say whatsoever who hold that office. And you of all people should know that, having been a member of that elitist club....

 2018-12-10 06:25 

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

Limpopo premier and ANC provincial chairperson Stan Mathabatha has said that those who are corruptible should not be called members of the ANC....

 2018-12-10 06:25 

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Ramaphosa just washed his hands of the corrupt politically connected...

When confronted with the common political dilemma of having to consider pleas from the politically connected, Ramaphosa has washed his hands by appointing the most likely independent prosecutor, writes Ralph Mathekga ....

 2018-12-10 06:07 

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Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Nigeria attack...

Two soldiers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources say....

 2018-12-10 05:48 

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'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words - report...

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe", CNN has said, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder....

 2018-12-10 05:18 

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WATCH: Top world news videos, December 10...

Here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH. ....

 2018-12-10 04:23 

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Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back...

Immaculate-looking flight attendants who appear unruffled by the demands of a life spent in the air are part of the slick image sold by carriers - but Hong Kong-based workers are increasingly hitting back against sexual harassment....

 2018-12-10 04:06 

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9 deaths recorded, R350k in fines issued on Western Cape roads over weekend...

The Western Cape Traffic Department says nine deaths have been recorded over the second weekend in December....

 2018-12-10 03:51 

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How new media platforms have become powerful across Africa...

New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news, writes The Conversation....

 2018-12-10 03:33 

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France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics...

US president has published a series of tweets criticising Emmanuel Macron's policies and his low approval rating....

 2018-12-10 03:24 

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

Pastor Timothy Omotoso is back in the High Court in Port Elizabeth to hear if the Supreme Court of Appeal has made an order yet to grant his application for Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case....

 2018-12-09 21:14 

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Macron to break his long silence on protests that has shaken France...

Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation....

 2018-12-09 20:51 

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2 speedsters driving BMW, Chevrolet arrested clocking 200km/h on the N1...

Two men, aged 42 and 48, have been arrested after they were caught speeding in separate incidents on the N1 in Limpopo on Sunday....

 2018-12-09 20:31 

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Israeli military probes shooting of Palestinian in the back...

The Israeli military has opened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Palestinian man in the West Bank after a video surfaced appearing to show him being shot in the back....

 2018-12-09 20:31 

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Biker, 22, killed after crashing into tree...

A 22-year-old biker has died after hitting a tree in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng....

 2018-12-09 19:56 

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Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse...

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses....

 2018-12-09 19:43 

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Over 1 700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France...

More than 1 700 people have been arrested across France during the latest round of "yellow vest" protests, in which demonstrators clashed with riot police....

 2018-12-09 19:38 

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MUST WATCH: Is this a woman or a skeleton? People are getting excited about this street art...

The murals by Insane51 are two-dimensional. He designs red and blue graffiti that are best viewed with 3D glasses. Then suddenly an image of a woman turns into a skeleton....

 2018-12-09 19:24 

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Khashoggi murder: Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey...

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has rejected demands to extradite suspects connected to the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-12-09 19:00 

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Tutu to be honoured at TRC anniversary event...

A special dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report will honour former chairperson archbishop Desmond Tutu....

 2018-12-09 18:37 

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IFP's Buthelezi: 'Indians are not settlers in SA'...

Anti-Indian sentiment, similar to any other forms of social division, is unacceptable, says IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi....

 2018-12-09 18:17 

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At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'...

Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns. Read more......

 2018-12-09 17:39 

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Tomorrow's weather: Thundershowers to persist for Gauteng, KZN, partly cloudy and cool for rest of SA...

Weather conditions across the country will be mostly partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal on Monday....

 2018-12-09 17:38 

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WATCH: YouTube's celebrity grandma, 107, dies...

India's YouTube sensation, Karre Mastanamma, who rose to fame with her unique take on local food, has died....

 2018-12-09 17:09 

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Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans...

A House committee has released a transcript of its closed-door interview of former FBI director James Comey...

 2018-12-09 16:22 

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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 Cyril Ramaphosa's son, Andile Ramaphosa....

 2018-12-09 15:12 

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Land expropriation must be handled 'with great care', warns IFP's Buthelezi...

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned that if land expropriation without compensation is not done within the limits of the law, it would open up South Africa's old wounds and work against social cohesion and future investment....

 2018-12-09 15:00 

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DRC's Kabila doesn't rule out seeking presidency in future...

Democratic Republic of Congo's president Joseph Kabila is stepping down after this month's election but he doesn't rule out seeking the post again in the future....

 2018-12-09 14:43 

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WATCH: When trash turns to cash - this city allows people to pay for their ride with a plastic bottle...

People in Istanbul can now pay for their commute with plastic bottles....

 2018-12-09 14:14 

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WATCH: 'Ho, ho, whoooa!' - Santa brings unexpected joy after slip and stumble off NSRI boat...

A jolly Santa Claus managed to do what he does best at a beach in Cape Town, putting smiles on many children's faces in a rather unexpected fashion....

 2018-12-09 14:12 

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Man arrested after telling kids Father Christmas isn't real...

US police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church....

 2018-12-09 13:02 

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At least 5 officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash...

A helicopter has crashed in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board, state media reported....

 2018-12-09 12:16 

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Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes...

Niger has ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel group, for unpaid taxes of 107 million dollars....

 2018-12-09 12:08 

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New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist...

New Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed....

 2018-12-09 11:50 

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People line the streets of Tshwane for Mandela remembrance walk and run...

Tshwane came alive as people made their way to the Union Buildings for the Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run....

 2018-12-09 11:05 

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WATCH: Australian school kids lead mass coal mine protests...
 2018-12-09 10:47 

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PICS: Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks...

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned....

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