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 2020-02-20 20:59 

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3 arrested in Port Elizabeth for stripping torched ambulance...

Three people were arrested for stripping an ambulance that was torched during a protest in Port Elizabeth, police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana has said....

 2020-02-20 20:51 

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Cape Town mayor calls on Cele to apologise for law enforcement 'thugs' comment...

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for saying the city's law enforcement officers are operating illegally....

 2020-02-20 20:29 

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Tragedy strikes at another Gauteng school: 20 pupils injured after ceiling collapses...

A ceiling has collapsed on pupils at Kgomba Primary School in Hammanskraal, the Gauteng Department of Basic Education said....

 2020-02-20 20:01 

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Malawi MPs reject bill to amend presidential election law...

Malawi lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have meant a president could only be re-elected after securing at least 50% of votes cast, dismissing a landmark order by the country's top court....

 2020-02-20 20:01 

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Dos Santos says seized assets block her from repaying debt...

Angolan billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos says her companies in Portugal, where prosecutors seized her bank accounts last week, still owes local banks 180 million after repaying the bulk of the loans....

 2020-02-20 20:00 

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UK police rule out terror in London mosque stabbing...

British police say they are not treating as terror related a London mosque stabbing in which an elderly man suffered non-life threatening injuries....

 2020-02-20 19:41 

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SOPA: 1 100 new cops in the Cape not enough, says Winde...

Despite an additional 1 100 new police officers being deployed in the Western Cape, the province still does not have enough men and women in blue, Premier Alan Winde has said....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

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Will Kagame and Museveni resolve their dispute?...

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to meet his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on Friday at the central African countries' shared border in a bid to resolve a continuing dispute between the two leaders....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

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I don't feel like a dictator, says Togo's longtime leader...

Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe has insisted he was not a "dictator", days before an election in which he is aiming to extend his family's decades-long domination over the West African nation....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

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Merkel condemns 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the "poison" of racism after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau....

 2020-02-20 18:44 

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Correctional services to probe Facebook activities of jailed killers...

The Department of Correctional Services is investigating apparent prison Facebook posts by two of the people sentenced for the murder and rape of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her fellow student, Cheslin Marsh....

 2020-02-20 18:07 

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Netanyahu plans east Jerusalem settler homes ahead of Israel poll...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election....

 2020-02-20 18:07 

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Suspect arrested after stabbing at central London mosque: police...

British police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque in central London....

 2020-02-20 18:06 

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Rare Ethiopian crown, hidden for 21 years in the Netherlands, returns home...

Ethiopia's government has assumed custody of a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades....

 2020-02-20 18:06 

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Sudan police fire tear gas, disperse protests over soldiers' retirement...

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Thursday at hundreds of protesters in Khartoum calling for the reinstatement of soldiers forced into retirement after having voiced support for last year's revolution....

 2020-02-20 17:57 

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Friday's weather: Thunderstorms for the Northern Cape, sunny skies to usher in weekend across rest of SA...

A sunny Friday is in store for much of South Africa, with the Northern Cape set to experience severe thunderstorms, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-02-20 17:42 

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JUST IN | Malema apologises: Attack on Ramaphosa a desperate act of personal defence...

EFF leader Julius Malema followed President Cyril Ramaphosa's cue on Thursday offering an apology to the first citizen and South Africa over domestic abuse claims that surfaced in Parliament....

 2020-02-20 17:12 

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Tazne van Wyk murder: Accused absconded from parole, was off radar for one year...

The man arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk absconded from parole a year before she went missing in Elsies River, Cape Town....

 2020-02-20 17:00 

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Enock Mpianzi forensic report 'incomplete', needs family's input, says lawyers...

Speaking to News24, the family's legal representative, Ian Levitt, said the report was incomplete and had had no input from the 13-year-old's family....

 2020-02-20 16:47 

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Trump names his Germany ambassador to top intelligence post...

President Donald Trump has named the current ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, as his top intelligence advisor, immediately drawing criticism that the politically outspoken figure is unsuited to such a sensitive position....

 2020-02-20 16:47 

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Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'...

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat says, attributing an easing in new cases to his country's "forceful action" against the illness....

 2020-02-20 16:47 

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South Sudan's warring leaders to form long-delayed unity government...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending more than six years of war....

 2020-02-20 16:40 

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Mkhwebane denies allegation of illegal surveillance made her staff...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association....

 2020-02-20 16:34 

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Ramaphosa puts looters on notice: They'll 'face the full might of the law'...

In what could be considered as a warning to the fightback campaign against his reforms, President Cyril Ramaphosa warns that "those who continue to steal from the people" will face the full might of the law....

 2020-02-20 16:20 

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SOPA: The Western Cape can become emerging market leader in renewable energy Winde...

The Western Cape has some of the world's best solar and wind resources and has the ability to become the emerging market leader in renewable energy, Premier Alan Winde has said in his State of the Province Address....

 2020-02-20 16:11 

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Limpopo premier backs down, reinstates govt spokesperson over EFF leak claims...

The premier of Limpopo has now agreed to reinstate government spokesperson Phuti Seloba. The bargaining council ordered that his earlier suspension be lifted and he be reinstated but the premier initially refused....

 2020-02-20 16:10 

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Hefty sentence for parolee who bludgeoned, stabbed and burnt police clerk...

A KwaZulu-Natal man who bludgeoned, stabbed and burnt a police administrative clerk, gets a life sentence....

 2020-02-20 15:15 

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Nafiz Modack and co celebrate acquittal at Grand Caf - the restaurant they were accused of extorting...

Alleged underworld figure Nafiz Modack and his co-accused - Colin Booysen, Ashley Fields and Jacques Cronje - had faced a litany of charges - from extortion to money laundering - in relation to an alleged racket which targeted the nightclub and restaurant...

 2020-02-20 15:07 

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PICS | Heartbreaking scene where little Tazne van Wyk's body was found...

The smell of death is palpable at the scene where the decomposing body of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk was found, the Worcester Standard reports....

 2020-02-20 14:50 

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WATCH | Ramaphosa apologises to Malema after ANC MP claims he abused his wife...

President Cyril Ramaphosa apologises to both Julius Malema and South Africa for "the political back-and-forth of domestic abuse claims" in Parliament which "trivialised"; a national crisis....

 2020-02-20 14:28 

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Enock Mpianzi drowning: Release of report postponed after meeting with family...

The Gauteng Education Department postpones the release of the much-anticipated report into the death of Parktown Boys' High pupil Enock Mpianzi....

 2020-02-20 14:17 

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WATCH | Former UKZN student offers R10 000 reward for finding protester who assaulted professor...

A former University of KwaZulu-Natal student is offering a R10 000 reward for finding a protester who assaulted a professor during ongoing protests this week....

 2020-02-20 13:45 

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Mo Shaik slams DA over resignation claims: 'I'm still an advisor, just in another post'...

Former intelligence head Mo Shaik slams the DA after the party claimed Shaik had resigned as Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's special advisor due to pressure from the party....

 2020-02-20 13:28 

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Ramaphosa: It is treasonous to deny apartheid was a crime against humanity...

It should be treasonous to deny that apartheid was a crime against humanity, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the start of his response to the debate on his State of the Nation Address....

 2020-02-20 13:13 

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OPINION | Misogyny: real state of our nation exposed by male MPs and their cheerleaders...

It is in the crucial moments of shame, which punctuated the ceremony and the proceedings of the SONA and its subsequent debate, that the true state of our nation was revealed, writes Tinyiko Maluleke ....

 2020-02-20 12:45 

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PIC | 3 KZN cops, two staffers help to deliver baby at police station...

Three KwaZulu-Natal police officers and two Folweni police station staffers have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help deliver a baby....

 2020-02-20 12:26 

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DA tables motion of no confidence against Merafong mayor, speaker after mass protests and VBS scandal...

The DA tables a motion of no confidence against Merafong's mayor and speaker over the VBS Mutual Bank scandal and service delivery issues....

 2020-02-20 12:13 

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3 alleged illegal miners arrested with gold-processing equipment worth R5m...

Three alleged illegal miners arrested with gold-processing equipment worth R5m are expected to appear in the Westonaria Magistrate's Court in Gauteng for illegally processing gold....

 2020-02-20 12:08 

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Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife: police...

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday....

 2020-02-20 11:56 

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LIVE | President Cyril Ramaphosa responds to opposition and allies at #SONADebate...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to respond to the debate on his State of the Nation Address following two days of pressure from opposition parties debating his speech in the National Assembly....

 2020-02-20 11:50 

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ANC member shot dead during branch meeting in the Vaal...

An ANC member has been shot and killed in Rustervaal, outside Vereeniging, at a meeting held to elect a candidate for the upcoming by-elections....

 2020-02-20 11:27 

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Ronald Lamola | Minority cannot govern the majority through anarchy...

We are continuing to avail resources for law enforcement agencies to pursue the perpetrators and beneficiaries of corruption and state capture, writes Ronald Lamola ....

 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 ....

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