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South Africa's word of the year for 2018 is "land expropriation without compensation". Yes, we know it's actually a phrase, but it was chosen because it has been so widely used over the past year.The Pan South African Language Board chose the evocative term from three shortlisted words. The other contenders, which according to PanSALB "capture the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of 2018" were "Thuma Mina" and "Commission".The announcement of the word of the year, which...
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Mboweni Condemns KPMG Over Role In VBS Bank Heist

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Tuesday condemned auditing firm KPMG for signing off on the...
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Sanral ‘Aggressively’ Addressing Non-Payment Of E-Tolls

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) says that progress is being made to resolve the impasse...
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#VBSBankHeist: EFF Stands By Deputy President Floyd Shivambu

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party stands by its deputy president Floyd Shivambu amid...
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates newly appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Mboweni Receives Warm Welcome By Parliament’s Oversight Committee On Finance

Newly appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni received a warm welcome by Parliament’s oversight committee on...

Judge Orders Omotos’s Wife To Stop Interrupting Court Proceedings

PORT ELIZABETH: The wife Nigerian Pastor Timothy Omotoso’s has been reprimanded by Judge Mandela Makaula for interrupting...

SA Shows Support For ‘Brave’ Cheryl Zondi At Omotoso Trial

PORT ELIZABETH: Social media has been awash with messages of support for the first witness...

Dad Who Shot Son By Mistake Likely To Face Culpable Homicide Charges

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Ladysmith Private Morgue Claims R1million Bill For Keeping Body For Four Years

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Human Rights Lawyer Face Charges Of Pointing His Finger At Policeman

BIZANA: Human rights lawyer Richard Spoor is facing assault charges for pointing his finger at...
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At least 12 people died in southwestern France on Monday when some of the worst flash floods in a century turned rivers into raging torrents that engulfed homes and swept away cars.Up to seven months' rain fell in just a few hours overnight, local officials said, catching sleeping residents by surprise and isolating villages.Several deaths were in the town of Trebes, which sits between a canal and two rivers, including the Aude.As the death...
Local health workers are protecting themselves against Ebola.

WHO To Determine If DRC Ebola Outbreak Is Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organisation said Monday its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...
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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies After Cancer Battle

Paul Allen, who cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates, died on Monday afternoon after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his family confirmed to Business Insider....

Zimbabwe Needs #MeToo Moment, Says Acclaimed Author

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany - Thirty years after her iconic debut novel, Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga is back with a final look at her...
Police standing outside the home where a shooting took place at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas, US.

Child’s Birthday Party Ends In Shoot-Out, 4 Dead

An argument escalated into a backyard shooting at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded,...
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Bodies Of 5 Climbers And 4 Guides Retrieved In Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their base camp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm,...
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Woman’s Body Found, After Australian Crocodile Attack

The body of an indigenous woman was recovered by Australian police Friday following a reported crocodile attack in a remote part of the country's...
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The One thing Missing from Prince William’s Plea for Africa’s WildlifeA video that shows the Duke of Cambridge visiting wildlife projects in Tanzania has been criticised for excluding African experts and promoting a “white...
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Treasury Seeks Condonement Over Misplaced Memo Causing Irregular Spend Of R769m

National Treasury will seek a condonement in the 2018/19 financial year over the misplacement of a memo which caused the department to incur irregular...
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Sars Needs R1Billion To Avoid Collapse Of IT Infrastructure

The South African Revenue Service's (Sars) IT infrastructure faces total collapse if it fails to finish its upgrading programme.SARS acting group executive for IT...
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Banking In A Cashless Society Requires African Solutions For African Problems

African economies are well positioned to benefit from rapidly accelerating technological change if they can harness the current open landscape for innovation.East Africa is...
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AA: Predicted Fuel Price Hike For November Might Change

There’s bad news for South African motorists; the Automobile Association (AA) has predicted yet another increase in the price of petrol and diesel.At this stage,...
Tito Mboweni gets sworn in as the country's new finance minister on October 9 2018.

Mboweni’s Large To-Do List

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has his work cut out to clear a big to-do list, starting with delivering the key medium-term budget policy statement...
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Don’t Just Assume Your Risk Benefits At Work Have You Covered

When getting a new job, many people simply sign on the dotted line. Often not enough attention is paid to the risk benefits part...

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