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Fire Destroys Thousands Of Voting Machines Ahead Of Presidential Election In DRC

A fire overnight at a warehouse in Congo’s capital destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes that were due to be used in the country’s long-delayed Dec. 23 presidential election, authorities said on...
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ANC Encouraged By Municipal By-Election Outcome

The ANC on Thursday said it was encouraged by the outcomes of the municipal by-elections that were held across the country.The by-elections, which took place on Wednesday, saw the party retain a ward in...
Former SABC CEO Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Former SABC CEO Motsoeneng Launches Political Party ACM

Controversial former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has officially launched his political party called the African Content Movement (ACM).He says the party is ready and registered with the Electoral Commission to contest next...
A little boy in the sun with a hat and sunscreen.

How To Have Sun-Safe Kids

With South Africa’s lovely climate, our children are able to play almost anywhere outdoors – in the garden, on the beach or playground, on the sports field – the list goes on and on.These...
Eskom logo with power line backdrop

Eskom Secures R1.5bn Loan From French Development Agency

Cash-strapped Eskom says it has secured a R1.5 billion loan from the French Development Agency (AFD).“This loan constitutes the first tranche of a R6.5 billion multi-tranche loan facility signed between the two institutions in...
The death toll in Eastern Cape this initiation season has risen to 15.

Eastern Cape Initiation Death Toll Rises To 15

The death toll in Eastern Cape this initiation season has risen to 15 following the death of a teenage boy at Matatiele in the Alfred Nzo district.Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta)...
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama

SAHRC Heads To Equality Court Over BLF’s Mngxitama ‘Kill White People’ Comments

In the wake of several complaints against Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it has decided to institute litigation on the matter in the...
South African drivers licence card.

Motorists Awaiting Licence Cards Not Allowed To Drive

A plea for all drivers awaiting renewed licences to be allowed to drive without threat of prosecution this festive season has been turned down.The DA asked KZN Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda to allow people...
Trumps' ex-lawyer Michael Cohen.

Ex-Lawyer Blames Trump’s ‘Dirty Deeds’ While Receiving His Sentence

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for multiple crimes including making hush payments to...
Helicopter view of Cape Town

South Africa Receives UK Travel Awards

The city of Cape Town has won the accolade for ‘Best City’ for the sixth consecutive year, while South Africa was voted second in the award for ‘Best Country’ at the recent Telegraph travel...
Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama.

IEC: BLF To Refrain From Hate Speech Or Be Deregistered

Black First Land First (BLF) has been warned – refrain from hate speech or risk being deregistered from the upcoming elections.The Citizen has reported that, in a letter sent to the BLF, dated December 12,...
Scholar patrol sign boards

NPA To Challenge Acquittal Of Soweto Scholar Patrol Guard On Accounts Of Rape, Sexual...

The NPA will challenge the acquittal of a Soweto scholar patroller on all counts leveled against him in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Wednesday."To ensure the...
Firefighters and medics try to rescue victims after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in Ankara.

9 People Killed In Turkish Train Crash

Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday,...
Children's hands bound

Children Kidnapped For Ransom In Ekurhuleni

Children are being kidnapped for ransom in northern Ekurhuleni, Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said on Wednesday.''I am deeply saddened about the recent incidents of kidnapping and extortion involving young children. These incidents...
Former South African President Jacob Zuma.

Court Orders Zuma To Pay For His Own Legal Fees

Jacob Zuma will have to pay for his own defence costs.This comes after the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled on Thursday that the former president is responsible for his own legal fees."It is...

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