Tue, 18 September, 2018
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The United Nations says child mortality rates have fallen by 62% in the last 25 years.But the latest figures from the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2018 report show a high rate of 21 children under five dying every minute.According to the report, a child under the age of 15 years dies every five seconds.Half of these deaths are in sub-Sahara Africa.Unicef research director, Laurance Chandy said that...
Johan Burger, FirstRand Group's former chief executive, gives evidence at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

#StateCaptureInquiry: FNB Declined Meeting About Termination Gupta Bank Accounts

First National Bank (FNB) declined to meet with the cabinet's inter-ministerial committee (IMC) to discuss...
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Dan Plato Next Mayor Of Cape Town

Dan Plato will be the next mayor of Cape Town.The DA announced on Tuesday that...
DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane’s Decision To Stand As Premier Candidate ‘Desperate’

DA leader Mmusi Maimane’s decision to stand as premier candidate has been labelled desperate and...
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi

FF+ Is Taking On Panyaza Lesufi For Hostile Attitude Against Afrikaans

The Freedom Front Plus (FF+) is gearing to take Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on...
Zingiswa Losi

First Female President Elected For Cosatu

Zingiswa Losi has been elected president of trade union federation Cosatu after being nominated unopposed.The...
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Absa And FNB To Testify Over Gupta Accounts

Banking representatives from Absa and FNB will be testifying at the state capture inquiry on...
The Cannabis plant.

ConCourt: Dagga Use And Possession In Private Space Allowed

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal...
Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin.

Cronin Lifts Veil On New Draft Expropriation Law

A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months,...
Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker

Kidnapped Cape Town Businessman Returned To Family

Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker, 65, has been reunited with his family after being held...
Entire villages are flooded
Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their homes.Sani Datti, from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), told AFP: "We have declared a national disaster in four states - Kogi, Delta, Anambra...
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Thai Cave Rescuer Sues Elon Musk Over ‘Pedo’ Comments

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc, was sued on Monday for defamation for allegedly suggesting that one of the rescuers of 12...
People work during a rescue and retrieval operation for landslide victims caused by Typhoon Mangkhut.

Hope Fades For Dozens Trapped In Landslides Philippines

A Philippine mayor said Monday that it's unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon...
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All The Winners At The 2018 Emmy Awards

Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honours and HBO's Game of Thrones recaptured the best drama series award Monday...

Son-in-law Goes on Trial For Murder of Billionaire Helene Pastor

The son-in-law of murdered Monaco property billionaire Helene Pastor will Monday go on trial in France for her 2014 contract killing, along with nine...

WATCH: Modern Day Noah’s Ark Saves 64 Cats and Dogs From Florence’s Wrath

There is nothing like a meal at the Waffle House after driving more than 60 animals from the South Carolina coast to southern Alabama...
Former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally.

Obama Returns To Politics

Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test.To the delight of many Democrats, he's stepped...
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Kenyan Marathoner has once Again Redefined what Humans are Capable OfEliud Kipchoge finished Sunday’s Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds — smashing Dennis Kimetto’s previous world record of 2:02:57 by an...
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It Is National Wills Week: Get Your Will Drawn Up For Free

South Africans should take advantage of the opportunity to have their wills drafted during this year’s Wills Week from 17 to 21 September, according...
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Coca-Cola Eyes Cannabis Market

Aurora Cannabis led pot stocks higher after Coca-Cola said it’s eyeing the cannabis drinks market, becoming the latest beverage company to tap into surging...
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3 Important Investing Principles To Remember When Markets Get Scary

South African investors are nervous and for good reason. With a sluggish economy and weak Rand, worries over uncertain land expropriation policies and fears...

Amcu, Solidarity Sign 3-year Wage Deal With Anglo Gold Ashanti

Unions still haven’t reached a deal with Sibanye-Stillwater, Harmony Gold and Village Main Reef.The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) and Solidarity have...
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A Permaculture Garden For The Farm Community

At the SanLucar citrus farm in Rooihoogte (Western Cape), the company promotes long-term agriculture - an inspiring project that not only provides fresh and...
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Why You Should Run Your Rental Property Like A Business

Rental properties are a source of income for landlords, which is taxable. Aside from income and expenses and tax, owning rental properties comes with...

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Troubled Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has refused to blame Israel Folau for their first home...

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Airports across the world see tens of millions of passengers annually, so it should come as no surprise that the sprawling spaces are filled with icky pathogens of all kinds. But according to a new study from...
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How Did Opium Poppies Get Their Painkilling Properties?

Humans have been turning to the poppy plant to get high or relieve pain for thousands of years. And despite all our other staggering pharmaceutical progress, our reliance on the plant hasn't changed much; poppies...
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Pete Nelson, the genius behind popular Animal Planet show Treehouse Masters, takes viewers behind the scenes of a larger-than-life treehouse he was commissioned to build in Maine. It took Nelson and his team less than a...
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SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.A...
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All The Winners At The 2018 Emmy Awards

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8+ Encouraging Quotes from Celebrity Breast Cancer Survivors

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Shimmy Beach Club Splashes Into The Summer Season With...

Shimmy Beach Club presents the 7th edition of Goldfish Submerged, Cape Town’s biggest summer residency. Following their sold-out international tour of Europe and the States, the hitmakers will resurface in Cape Town starting on Sunday, 09...
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Kidney Stones Have Distinct Geological Histories: Study

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