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 2020-02-20 11:06 

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Counterfeit notes: Joburg woman gets jail time, accomplice gets suspended sentence...

A Johannesburg woman has been sentenced to an effective six years behind bars for peddling counterfeit money in Mpumalanga and Gauteng....

 2020-02-20 10:48 

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Lassa fever hits Lagos as Nigeria deaths top 100...

An outbreak of Lassa in Nigeria has killed 103 people this year, health authorities have said, as the first confirmed case was reported in the economic hub Lagos....

 2020-02-20 10:25 

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'They are broken' - Tazne van Wyk's family, community reeling after her body is found in drain...

The parents of Tazne van Wyk, 8, as well as those who searched for two weeks to find her, are reeling in the wake of her body being found in a stormwater pipe outside Worcester....

 2020-02-20 09:48 

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Kieswetter: No legal proof Zuma supports Public Protector's tax subpoena - report...

SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records....

 2020-02-20 09:35 

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South Sudanese demand leaders 'show us there is peace'...

From behind the razor-wire fence that she is too afraid to leave, under armed protection in her own land, Jenty John Musa hears that peace is apparently coming to South Sudan....

 2020-02-20 09:17 

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Second man arrested for murder of Durban pensioner Jinsee Ram...

Police have made a second breakthrough in the investigation into the murder of 72-year-old Chatsworth pensioner Jinsee Ram, with the arrest of a 33-year-old man in Ndwedwe, north of Durban....

 2020-02-20 08:56 

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China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China has reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died....

 2020-02-20 08:51 

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Mpumelelo Mkhabela | Parliament: a place where the 'best' is ordinary and crudeness passes for debate...

Self-serving politicians are there for the perks. They have no regard for what matters to ordinary people: jobs, safety, health and dignity and so on, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela ....

 2020-02-20 08:43 

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WATCH LIVE | Unidentified witness from SSA to testify at Zondo commission...

The Zondo commission of inquiry is expected to hear testimony from an unidentified witness, Mr Y, from the State Security Agency (SSA), in relation to aviation....

 2020-02-20 08:21 

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80-year-old North West man in court for rape of girlfriend's grandchild...

An 80-year-old man has appeared before Brits Magistrates' Court for the alleged rape of a 7-year-old girl....

 2020-02-20 07:36 

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At least 9 killed in Germany shisha bar shootings...

At least nine people have been killed in shootings targeting shisha bars in Germany that sparked a huge manhunt overnight before the suspected gunman was found dead in his home....

 2020-02-20 07:21 

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Six-year-old hides in classroom after gran allegedly uses axe to attack him...

A 6-year-old boy has been found hiding alone in a classroom at his school, near Ermelo in Mpumalanga, where he hid allegedly to escape from his abusive grandmother....

 2020-02-20 07:00 

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SONA debate: Lamola lays into 'megalomaniac' Malema for 'I'm in charge' comments...

The second of day of the SONA debate ended with Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola lighting up the ANC benches after lambasting EFF leader Julius Malema for claiming he is "in charge" in a democracy....

 2020-02-20 06:37 

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Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault during his debut Democratic presidential debate from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race....

 2020-02-20 06:27 

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SONA debate: Sonke Gender Justice wants 'remedial' action against Mamabolo, Malema...

Lobby group Sonke Gender Justice wants "appropriate remedial steps" to be taken against ANC MP Boy Mamabolo and EFF leader Julius Malema for their "politicisation" of gender-based violence during the debate on the State of the Nation Addre...

 2020-02-20 05:25 

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JUST IN | Body of missing Tazne van Wyk, 8, found in drain outside Worcester...

The body of Tazne van Wyk, 8, who went missing two weeks ago, has been found in a stormwater pipe outside Worcester, Western Cape police confirmed on Thursday morning....

 2020-02-20 05:18 

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FEEL GOOD | Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days? No problem!...

Inspired by pushing her willpower to its limits and the need to give back to South Africans less fortunate than herself, marathon runner Nontu Mgabhi has run seven marathons on seven continents over seven days....

 2020-02-20 04:19 

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Coalition asks Zondo commission to also focus on private sector's role in state capture...

More than 20 civil society groups submit their recommendations to the Zondo commission on how to reform the state and private sectors in the wake of state capture....

 2020-02-20 03:43 

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David Masondo's ex-mistress demands R1m for 'wrongful arrest, detention'...

The decision not to prosecute, raises new questions about the abuse of state resources in deputy minister David Masondo's feud with his ex-mistress....

 2020-02-20 03:20 

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Mbhazima Shilowa: It's up to the Budget to provide hope after diabolical SONA...

Insofar as the SONA focuses on broad issues, it is cold comfort for those in Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane who have no water because there has been no investment in infrastructure, writes Mbhazima Shilowa ....

 2020-02-19 21:38 

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Ambulance, courier van torched in Port Elizabeth...

In a statement, police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu said a metro ambulance was on its way to Vastrap when a petrol bomb was thrown through its window on Standford Road near Qunu....

 2020-02-19 20:41 

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GBV no tool for political point scoring, says ANCWL on MPs' abuse claims...

The ANC Women's League is upset that women are being used as shields in the ideological war being fought in Parliament....

 2020-02-19 20:14 

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eNCA anchor Xoli Mngambi, producer and camera crew robbed in Mamelodi East...

eNCA reporter Xoli Mngambi and a crew on assignment in Mamelodi East were robbed of their equipment on Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-02-19 20:01 

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Five dead hostages found after eastern DRC massacre...

Five hostages taken by an armed group that killed 10 people in eastern DR Congo this week have been found dead, a local official says....

 2020-02-19 20:01 

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Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans...

Britain's government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut "cheap labour from Europe" in favour of high-skilled English speakers and boosting the homegrown workforce....

 2020-02-19 20:01 

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Trump 'offered pardon' to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears...

US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival's campaign, a London court has been told....

 2020-02-19 19:50 

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Geneva gaffe: I meant France, explains Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams after merciless trolling...

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has explained she meant to say France when she said she went to Geneva, not Switzerland, with her husband in a televised interview over the controversial trip....

 2020-02-19 19:37 

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Uitenhage students close down college, demanding NSFAS allowances...

More than 100 boycotting students have stormed out of the High Street and Park Avenue campuses at the Eastcape Midlands TVET College in Uitenhage....

 2020-02-19 19:32 

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Daily Lotto: Two players get lucky...

Two players walk away with R177 303.20 in Wednesday's Daily Lotto jackpot draw....

 2020-02-19 19:19 

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Mashaba accuses successor of reversing gains the City of Joburg had made under his watch...

Former City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has accused his successor, Geoff Makhubo, of reversing the gains the City had made under his tenure....

 2020-02-19 19:02 

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Wednesday's Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Wednesday, February 19 draw....

 2020-02-19 19:00 

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China expels Wall Street Journal reporters over 'racist' headline...

China on Wednesday ordered three reporters from American newspaper the Wall Street Journal to leave the country over what Beijing deemed a racist headline, in one of the harshest moves against foreign media in years....

 2020-02-19 19:00 

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'Could you live on $170 a month?' Russian woman asks Putin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday faced what appeared to be a rare unscripted grilling from a Russian woman who asked him how much he earns and whether he could live on her income of $170 a month....

 2020-02-19 19:00 

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Zimbabwe threatens mines over unpaid licence fees...

Zimbabwe has given an ultimatum to holders of mining licences to pay an annual renewal fee by April, or face losing their licenses, mines Minister Winston Chitando announced on Wednesday....

 2020-02-19 19:00 

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Chad says it has repelled rebel attack in gold region...

Chadian soldiers have repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army says....

 2020-02-19 18:54 

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Cele versus the DA: Smallanyana skeletons crop up in SONA debate...

Police Minister Bheki Cele laid down the law to DA interim leader John Steenhuisen and the DA-run City of Cape Town, but the party remembered some smallanyana skeletons....

 2020-02-19 18:17 

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Angry Butterworth residents demand that premier sack mayor over lack of service delivery...

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane visited some of the boreholes in Butterworth and residents asked him to drink the water or at least use it to wash, but he refused....

 2020-02-19 18:14 

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Satawu blasts commuters after attack on woman train driver...

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) says it is not the fault of train drivers that Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) infrastructure is dilapidated and causing delays....

 2020-02-19 17:41 

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Friction between DRC and Rwanda after dissident singer dies...

Rwanda has lashed out at the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the death of a dissident singer in Rwandan police custody has revived long-running criticism of Kigali....

 2020-02-19 17:41 

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Togo bars observer group from monitoring election...

Togo's election authorities have barred a main independent observer group from monitoring an upcoming poll expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe extend his family's decades-long rule....

 2020-02-19 17:41 

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Lebanon 'kick queen' protest icon to face trial...

A woman whose kick to the groin of a Lebanese ministerial bodyguard made her an instant protest icon has been summoned to court and will face trial in November....

 2020-02-19 17:41 

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus...

The World Health Organisation has hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged in China in December....

 2020-02-19 17:41 

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JUST IN: Pauw gives Rampedi a 24-hour cease-and-desist notice over 'molester', 'liar' claims...

Journalist Piet Rampedi has 24 hours to retract and apologise for statements he posted on social media calling fellow journalist and author Jacques Pauw a "molester"....

 2020-02-19 17:38 

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PICS | Little puppy Lulu rescued after cries heard coming from garbage bag...

Tossed out with the rubbish and left for dead in a garbage bag, little Lulu whimpered as she lay surrounded by household waste on a field in Eastridge, Mitchells Plain... until she was rescued....

 2020-02-19 17:33 

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Thursday's temperatures | Thunderstorms to batter Eastern Cape, Free State, cool weather elsewhere...

It will be a cool day across much of the country on Thursday, with the South African Weather Service advising the Eastern Cape, Free State and the Northern Cape....

 2020-02-19 16:52 

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2 people, one a cop, arrested for allegedly being in possession of stolen goods...

A 39-year-old sergeant from Mbekweni police station in Paarl was arrested at her house, while a 31-year-old man handed himself over to the police....

 2020-02-19 16:50 

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Duo nabbed in Upington with R1.5m worth of dagga allegedly smuggled from Lesotho...

Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly smuggling dagga from Lesotho into South Africa....

 2020-02-19 16:48 

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SONA debate: MPs should apologise for using domestic violence for politicking - Lucas...

Deputy chairperson of the NCOP Sylvia Lucas says gender-based violence should not be reduced to politicking, in a speech on the second day of the debate on the State of the Nation Address....

 2020-02-19 16:38 

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At least 3 dead in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya...

At least three people have been killed after gunmen sprayed a passenger bus with bullets in northeastern Kenya, police say, the latest attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants from neighbouring Somalia....

 2020-02-19 16:38 

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Brussels bristles at 'dishonest' UK government tweet...

EU officials have expressed irritation at a combative tweet from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office claiming Brussels is shifting objectives in upcoming trade talks....

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