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 2018-09-21 19:57 

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Trump attacks credibility of Kavanaugh sex accuser...

Donald Trump has ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens....

 2018-09-21 19:44 

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3 police officers arrested for alleged corruption, armed robbery...

Three police officers who tried to solicit a bribe from a complainant are expected to make an appearance in the Bela-Bela Magistrate's Court....

 2018-09-21 19:24 

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Tanzania President orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death toll climbed to 131 and rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned....

 2018-09-21 19:24 

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Libya: ICRC warns of 'desperate' situation as fighting continues...

Constant fighting and the destruction of infrastructure has created 'severe protracted crisis' in Libya, says Red Cross....

 2018-09-21 19:01 

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Brazilian dark horse says God wants him to be president...

One of the media darlings of Brazil's eccentric presidential race is a buff, bible-thumping reserve fireman who barely registers in the polls and insists God wants him to win....

 2018-09-21 18:47 

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Cape Town man shot and killed on bus to cemetery...

Police are investigating the circumstances around the fatal shooting of a man from Bishop Lavis on a bus that was en route to Maitland cemetery....

 2018-09-21 18:45 

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'They write what they like' UJ dialogue discusses impact of cyberbullying...

"There's a sense of safety that people have when they are behind the keyboard. They think that because they are behind the screens of their cellphones they can do and say whatever they want," says an activist....

 2018-09-21 18:36 

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2 pilots killed in Sudan military jet crash: army...

A Sudanese military jet has crashed near the city of Omdurman, killing the two pilots on board, the army has said, in the latest accident to hit its ageing fleet....

 2018-09-21 18:36 

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Lake Victoria, African lifeline regularly hit by sinkings...

Lake Victoria is the biggest lake in Africa and crossed every day by scores of boats that are often poorly maintained and overloaded, making them vulnerable to poor weather....

 2018-09-21 18:27 

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I am prepared to go to that commission Magashule...

Ace Magashule says testifying at the commission would give him the opportunity to "relate many other stories"....

 2018-09-21 18:11 

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Mueller probe gets info from ex-Trump lawyer Cohen...

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation...

 2018-09-21 18:07 

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SA man on quest to rescue abused animals from Ukraine...

The issue of performing animals in Ukraine's circuses has been controversial for years....

 2018-09-21 17:50 

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KZN robber sentenced to 25 years for cash-in-transit heist...

A 50-year-old man implicated in a cash-in-transit heist has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment for robbery and 10 years' imprisonment for attempted murder....

 2018-09-21 17:46 

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PSA takes government departments to Labour Court over 'unsafe' Civitas building...

The Public Servants' Association of South Africa has taken its fight with two national departments over the occupation of the Civitas Building in Pretoria to the Labour Court in Johannesburg....

 2018-09-21 17:39 

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Weather Update: Warm but wet weekend for the east of SA...

Rain and increased temperatures are expected over most of the eastern parts of the country, while temperatures continue to rise in the north over the weekend....

 2018-09-21 17:38 

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EFF Student Command wins elections at DUT, MUT...

The rallying of students behind the EFF is a sign that the political party is a government-in-waiting, says Fees Must Fall activist and EFF student leader Bonginkosi Khanyile....

 2018-09-21 17:31 

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KZN triple murder: Family members sob as bodies removed from Phoenix home...

Residents say they are shocked by the triple murder as there are regular security patrols in the area....

 2018-09-21 17:30 

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Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film...

Kenya has overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie from the country to be shown at the Cannes film festival....

 2018-09-21 17:30 

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Moroccan migrants risk it all to reach Europe...

In the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco, 19-year-old Issam crouches near the port after hopping over a fence across one of the only land borders bridging Europe and Africa....

 2018-09-21 17:00 

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WATCH: Passengers on Jet Airways flight suffer nose and ear bleeds...

A cockpit mix-up has left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses after the crew reportedly forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure....

 2018-09-21 16:57 

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5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at day care centre...

Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care centre in Queens....

 2018-09-21 16:53 

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King Zwelithini's son dies, King Shaka Day celebrations postponed...

Prince Butho, who is the son of the Zulu king's second wife, Queen Buhle kaMathe, has died after a long illness....

 2018-09-21 16:52 

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Young man left blind in one eye after attack in restaurant...

A 24-year-old man from Vereeniging, Gauteng, who was attacked in a restaurant in Vanderbiljpark earlier this month, may lose his sight in one eye after it was penetrated by glass during the incident....

 2018-09-21 16:48 

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#News24 ICYMI: Gordhan: Stimulus plan all about implementation; McBride off the hook after IPID investigator resigns; and Miss Universe speaks at the UN General Assembly...

President Ramaphosa has announced the names of his 10-person advisory panel on land reform; The man accused of descending on Capitec's administrative offices, gun in hand, has appeared in court; and a 31-year-old rugby player Kyle Barnes has died afte...

 2018-09-21 16:30 

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More mass graves discovered from Rwanda's genocide...

Authorities in Rwanda have found new mass graves they say contain 5 400 bodies of genocide victims nearly a quarter-century after the 1994 bloodshed....

 2018-09-21 16:30 

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Zambia orders arrest of DRC rhumba star Koffi Olomide...

A court in Zambia has ordered the arrest of rhumba star Koffi Olomide, who is from Democratic Republic of Congo, for allegedly assaulting a photographer six years ago....

 2018-09-21 16:14 

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Parliament concerned about SA medical students in Cuba, Russia...

A multiparty delegation from Parliament is currently in Cuba and has "unanimously agreed that an intervention is required to address the concerns raised by South African medical students studying in Cuba"....

 2018-09-21 16:13 

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Survey of 104 countries says 1.3 billion live in poverty...

A survey of 104 countries comprising 5.5 billion people that looked at health, education and living standards has found that some 1.3 billion people are living in poverty including 662 million children....

 2018-09-21 15:54 

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KZN task team issues identikit in ANC candidate councillor murder probe...

The task team investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal has released an identikit of a man believed to be behind the 2016 murder of an ANC candidate councillor....

 2018-09-21 15:27 

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KZN cyclist dies in hit-and-run accident...

A man believed to be in his 40s has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal....

 2018-09-21 15:25 

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Residents of Marikana informal settlement in limbo as matter still in court...

A year after the Western Cape High Court ordered City of Cape Town to buy the private land on which Marikana informal settlement is situated, the matter is still in court. Residents say they are tired of living in limbo....

 2018-09-21 15:21 

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Kavanaugh sex assault accuser negotiates over US Senate showdown...

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman whose accusation of sexual assault 36 years ago threatens to derail US President Donald Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee, is now willing to testify in a showdown at the Senate Judiciary Committee....

 2018-09-21 15:06 

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Africa youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star...

Africa's youth boom on a display as Uganda leader faces pop star; money handouts in the 'ghetto'....

 2018-09-21 15:06 

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At least 126 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria has climbed to 126, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned....

 2018-09-21 15:03 

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'Professionals' can't relate to ANC leagues, start their own league...

The ANC Professionals' League says, since it launched its application page online two days ago, close to 700 people have applied for membership....

 2018-09-21 14:35 

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eThekwini criticised over Glebelands hostel...

The Moerane Commission that investigated political killings in KZN has lambasted the eThekwini Municipality for allowing the notorious Glebelands hostel, where violence has claimed more than 120 lives, to be turned into a hit men's hideout....

 2018-09-21 14:34 

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Moerane hits hard...

The fight over political positions that allow individuals to enrich themselves through the irregular awarding of municipal tenders and cushy jobs is the main reason behind KZN's political killings, the Moerane Commission has found....

 2018-09-21 14:30 

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Umlazi fires: Train commuters angry at lack of alternative transport - eyewitness...

Train commuters who went on a rampage in Umlazi after trains arrived late were angry because they were not provided with alternative transport, a local resident has said....

 2018-09-21 14:20 

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Pensioner's grandson missing since arrest...

Where is Nkanyiso Hlengwa?....

 2018-09-21 14:18 

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Historic wall toppled...

The Laager Wall in Howick, a historic site and popular tourist attraction, has been accidentally knocked down by workers building a retail outlet....

 2018-09-21 14:09 

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Groups clash as suspects face court...

Matters threatened to get ugly outside the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday as two ANC groups pelted each other with stones, eggs and corn cobs....

 2018-09-21 13:56 

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Two bystanders hit in shootout at Cape Town taxi rank...

Two bystanders have been shot and wounded at the Bellville taxi rank, Western Cape police have said....

 2018-09-21 13:50 

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Over 100 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria...

The death toll rises above 100 after a ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported on Friday, while a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun....

 2018-09-21 13:50 

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Angola drops graft charges against ex-army chief...

Angolan prosecutors have dropped corruption charges against a former army chief of staff who was sacked in April by President Joao Lourenco as he moved to shake up his predecessor's administration....

 2018-09-21 13:37 

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Tears flow as Mpumalanga man is reunited with family after 49 years...

A man from Mbombela in Mpumalanga has been reunited with his parents and brothers after 49 years....

 2018-09-21 13:36 

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Have your say on Home Affairs officials refusing to marry same sex couples...

An amendment to the Civil Union Act aims to stop Home Affairs marriage officers from refusing to marry lesbian and gay couples. Have your say....

 2018-09-21 13:34 

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Man in court for Wonderboom Airport attack, police search for his son...

A man who allegedly assaulted a Wonderboom Airport security guard supervisor has appeared in court while his son - who has also allegedly been implicated in the attack - is in hiding....

 2018-09-21 13:23 

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Accused Capitec gunman appears confused, disoriented in Cape Town court...

The man accused of descending on Capitec's administrative offices in Bellville, Cape Town this week, gun in hand, has appeared in the Bellville Regional Court....

 2018-09-21 13:19 

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Cape Town pastor shares his story 'My uncle sexually abused me since I was 9'...

WARNING: This article contains themes of sexual abuse and may be triggering to some readers....

 2018-09-21 13:17 

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IPID investigator Nkabinde resigns...

Independent Police Investigative Directorate investigator Cedrick Nkabinde has resigned and is expected to withdraw complaints he made against IPID boss Robert McBride....

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