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Kebby Maphatsoe headed back to parliament after Jeff Radebe quits

Kebby Maphatsoe headed back to parliament after Jeff Radebe quits

MKMVA president initially did not make the cut after the elections.

Womankind's giant leap: who will be the first female moonwalker?

Who will take the giant leap for womankind?

Ousted Sudan president to be referred for trial soon - prosecutor

Ousted Sudan president to be referred for trial soon - prosecutor

KZN police arrest five people suspected of social grant graft

A pre-dawn raid in a Pietermaritzburg suburb resulted in the arrest of five people allegedly found in possession of 250 social grant cards.

Bizarre suicide following fender-bender on KZN freeway

A motorist allegedly killed himself after he rear-ended another vehicle on the N3 near Howick on Saturday.

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds of youths in Cape Town and Pretoria marched on Friday to demand that the government urgently act on climate change.

Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police

Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday.

WHO says DRC Ebola outbreak not a 'global' emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the D RC does not qualify as an international threat, despite the spread of the virus to neighbouring Uganda carried by an infected family.

Fear and stigma mark life for gays in conservative Malawi

Fearing persecution after being outed as gay, Aniz Mitha fled Malawi.

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water

Gauteng holidaymakers flock to KZN as winter holiday season begins

Gauteng holidaymakers began their annual trek to the KwaZulu-Natal coast on Friday as schools shut for the winter vacation period.

Caster Semenya declines Rabat 800m race: organisers

"She received an invitation but is unable to organise her schedule to come to Rabat," organiser Alain Blondel told AFP.

Cristiano Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers related to a rape lawsuit in the United States, according to documents filed by his lawyers on Friday.

Limpopo father and son to remain behind bars after fatal car crash

A 54-year-old man and his son, aged 18, were denied bail on Friday after being charged with culpable homicide.

More than 80 people injured in accident between bus, bakkie and SUV in Limpopo

More than 80 people were injured in an accident involving an articulated bus, bakkie and SUV on the R71 Phalaborwa-Giyani road between Letsitele and Gravelotte in Limpopo on Saturday morning

Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire

The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world.

Ekurhuleni celebrates Youth Month by appointing a young CFO

After its group chief financial officer left three months ago, the City of Ekurhuleni has appointed Kagiso Lerutla to fill the position. The 33-year-old Lerutla joined the city in 2014 as a divisional head of governance and compliance in the metro's finance department. He replaces Gugu Malaza who resigned after an investigation into the alleged non-disclosure of information regarding her dismissal from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

Jackson Mthembu to lead government propaganda department

Newly-appointed minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu will be responsible for government propaganda, a function previously the responsibility of the ministry of communications.

Patients hold staff hostage as they wait for ambulance

Two Soweto residents held Johannesburg city health officials hostage on Friday at the Protea South Clinic in Soweto, demanding to be treated.

Outcry as free-roaming elephants are moved to Joburg Zoo, despite overwhelming protests

Two free-roaming elephants from the Eastern Cape have been relocated to a small barren enclosure in Joburg Zoo.

One of KZN's most wanted suspects nabbed while heavily armed

One of KwaZulu-Natal's most wanted suspects was arrested by police in Vryheid in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday.

Armed robbers pounce on cash van, make off with two boxes of money in Durban

Armed robbers escaped with two boxes containing an undisclosed amount of money after robbing a G4S security vehicle at the parking lot of a prominent tile business in Mayville, Durban, on Friday morning.

'He's a family friend' - Motsepe defends meeting with Botswana's Ian Khama

Mining mogul Patrice Motsepe says he met former Botswana president Ian Khama because they are old family friends and not because he is involved in an attempt to remove the current government of the minerals-rich country.

Fuel price set to decrease next month: AA

There could be some relief for motorists as the Automobile Association (AA) has predicted a substantial decrease in petrol and diesel prices at the beginning of July.

Pensioner gets R19,000 water bill ... but lives in a shack with no tap

The City of Cape Town is seemingly sending water bills to families in shacks, even though they get their water from communal taps.

Pensioner gets R19‚000 water bill ... but lives in a shack with no tap

The city of Cape Town is seemingly sending water bills to families in shacks‚ even though they get their water from communal taps and do not pay for water.

Amcu demands a basic R17‚000 a month for platinum miners as wage talks kick off

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is demanding R17‚000 a month for miners in the platinum sector as wage talks with the biggest producers start.

Costs slashed by millions for Eastern Cape state of the province event

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane will deliver his first state of the province address without the usual pomp and ceremony.
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