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Prince Philip, 97, Escapes Unhurt From Car Crash

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip escaped uninjured from a car crash while driving on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in eastern England.Police said two people in a car that collided with...

Canadian Kidnapped in Burkina Faso Found Dead

A Canadian geologist kidnapped earlier this week in Burkina Faso has been found dead, the country's security ministry said Thursday.Kirk Woodman was abducted by gunmen late Tuesday from a remote gold mine in the...

African Union Urges Congo to Suspend Final Election Results

KINSHASA, CONGO — The African Union continental body issued a surprise last-minute demand late Thursday for Congo's government to suspend the announcement of final results of the disputed presidential election, citing "serious doubts."Congo's constitutional court...

Some Unisa Accounting Students Left in Limbo Over Registration Issues

CAPE TOWN - Some University of South Africa (Unisa) accounting students are concerned about their future after being unable to apply for their final year of studying.The postgrad accounting studies students say that they've...

Section 27 Criticises DA Over ‘ANC is Killing Us’ Billboard

JOHANNESBURG - Section 27 says that while corruption and a lack of political accountability must be highlighted, it cannot be at the expense of those who’ve died in tragedies.The lobby group has criticised the...
Rare Bontebok

Rare Bontebok Born At Vergelegen

One of the rarest antelope species in Southern Africa is thriving in the unexpected setting of a Somerset West wine estate. Vergelegen, which hosts 100 000 local and international visitors annually, has welcomed nine...
Shingi Mtero

Africa Top10 News

Research Disputes the View that African Women who Bleach their Skin are Vain and IrrationalShingi Mtero, a lecturer at Rhodes University in South Africa who teaches a course on the politics of skin bleaching,...
Lindiwe Sisulu

Lindiwe Sisulu Denies Claims She’s Shareholder Of Bosasa Parent Company

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has dismissed former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi's claim that she was a shareholder and director of Dyambu Holdings.Agrizzi made the claim at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry on Thursday during his day-two...
Western Cape Education Department

27 Schools Targeted By Criminals Over December Holidays

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) says despite ongoing efforts to beef up school security over the December holiday period, 27 institutions were targeted by criminals.The number of incidents has, however, decreased from 33...
Kazakhstan’s Olympic Ice Skater

Killers Of Kazakhstan’s Olympic Ice Skater Get 18 Years In Jail

Kazakhstan on Thursday sentenced two men accused of killing Denis Ten, a figure skater who won bronze at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, to 18 years in a penal colony.A local court in...
Attack On 2 Stellenbosch Cyclists

Police Investigating Attack On 2 Stellenbosch Cyclists

Police are investigating a attack on two cyclists in Stellenbosch.Brendon Jacobs and Jandre Du Raan were cycling from the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve on Sunday evening when their attackers passed them in a green Toyota...
The DA accuses the ANC of misleading South Africans about the scrapping of e-toll.

DA: ANC Misleading South Africans On Scrapping Of E-Toll

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has hit out once again at the African National Congress (ANC), this time accusing the party of misleading the public about scrapping e-tolls.The opposition party held a briefing in Bruma on Thursday, to...
Poster image of the South African film Kanarie

Proudly South African Film ‘Kanarie’ Closes American Distribution Deal

After a successful run at the local box office, Marche Media has closed a deal with film distribution company, Breaking Glass Pictures, granting them the American Rights to the LGBTQ musical hit Kanarie (Canary).The film will...
People destroying the controversial DA billboard.

Controversial DA Billboard Destroyed – DA Vows Action

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has condemned the vandalising of his party's election billboard which carried the phrase “the ANC is killing us”.The controversial billboard was unveiled in the Joburg CBD on Wednesday, as part...
Former Bosasa Executive Angelo Agrizzi at the State Capture Inquiry, which was halted due to security concerns.

State Capture Inquiry Halted Due To Security Concerns

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has been forced to stop proceedings at the state capture commission on Thursday afternoon owing to security concerns around Angelo Agrizzi.The former Bosasa executive raised security issues on Thursday...

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Angelo Agrizzi

Agrizzi Claims ANC Asked Bosasa For Money For Electioneering IN NW

JOHANNESBURG - Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi has mentioned the African National Congress (ANC) for the first time in his testimony, saying that the party once asked for...