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Does Benni McCarthy need some time to cool off?
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:10:00 +0100
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy hasn't pulled any punches when criticising his team's recent performances.
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#StateCapture: Court rules Zuma must pay
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:08:00 +0100
President Jacob Zuma is personally liable for the costs incurred from his failed application to stop publication of the Public Protector's #StateCapture report, a court ruled.
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City blamed for live wires that 'caused boys' deaths'
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:08:00 +0100
The residents and family of cousins Luniko Madolo, 5, and Lindani, 6, want the City to take responsibility for the boys’ deaths.
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Burundi president launches campaign in a bid to extend rule
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:53:00 +0100
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign to promote a referendum to change the constitution that could see him rule until 2034.
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Australia to bid for women's and men's Rugby World Cups
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:50:00 +0100
Australia will bid to host the 2021 women's and 2027 men's World Cups, Rugby Australia said on Wednesday.
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40 killed in 24 hours on Kenya’s deadly roads
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:34:00 +0100
Kenya’s transport authority is defending itself against attacks of incompetency after the death of 40 people in road accidents within the last day.
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Durban mother faked her baby's kidnapping
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:33:00 +0100
The incident earlier this year sparked a city wide search after the woman had reported that the month old had been taken in a hijacking.
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Tour de France winner Froome failed drugs test during Vuelta
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:32:00 +0100
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a drugs test during the Vuelta e Espana race in September
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Malls beef up security for Christmas shopping rush
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:18:00 +0100
With shoppers eager to spend their cash at shopping malls this festive season, malls are beefing up security to ward off robbers.
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Varsity students drop out like flies
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:00 +0100
Only 32% of students on financial aid graduate after five years, studies have shown.
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Bare-breasted girls to march over 'discrimination' by Google, Facebook
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:16:00 +0100
A small group of bare-breasted girls have gathered at the Pieter Roos Park in Parktown for a protest march against media giants Google and Facebook.
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Government departments progressive in buying from small businesses
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0100
SA departments are obliged by law to at least procure 30% of goods and services from SMMEs. This action will assist in SMMEs' sustainability.
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'Ice Man' Adams hoping to continue #RamSlam #T20Challenge heroics
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0100
Ferisco Adams was a virtual unknown before the Ram Slam T20 Challenge. Now he could guide the Cape Cobras to the tournament final.
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Woman shot and killed in her driveway
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:49:00 +0100
The body of a 35-year-old mother shot and killed in the driveway of her home in Montevideo, Bishop Lavis, was discovered by her father.
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Rwandan refugee uses sewing to graduate debt free
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0100
Jeanette Niyidufasha used her sewing skills to pay for her university fees.
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All Blacks captain Read to have back surgery
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:43:00 +0100
All Blacks captain Kieran Read will miss the open rounds of Super Rugby as the result of back surgery.
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Botswana court recognises transgender woman as female
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:41:00 +0100
Homosexuals in Africa are actively persecuted, but a landmark ruling by a Botswana court has recognised a transgender woman as officially female.
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Sentence handed down for farm attackers
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 +0100
Magistrate sentences gang to 225 years imprisonment for spate of northern KZN attacks.
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SPG in empowering Gautrain deal worth R270m
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 +0100
The Strategic Partners Group (SPG) yesterday increased its stake in Bombela Concession Company (BCC) to 37.87percent in a deal worth R270million.
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Cape toddler drowns in bucket used for water saving
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:28:00 +0100
Trying to do their bit in Cape Town's #WaterCrisis were struck by tragedy when their toddler drowned in a bucket.
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Azarenka gets Aussie Open wildcard amidst custody battle
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:20:00 +0100
Two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wildcard entry to the tournament.
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Calls mount for Singapore to amend free speech laws
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:16:00 +0100
Singapore government's laws limiting critical speech make the country a repressive place, said Human Rights Watch.
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Local events, celebs dominate Google search
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:10:00 +0100
South Africans are looking for news about events and people in their country and not abroad, Google research shows.
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Record number of jailed journalists is shameful - CPJ
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:50:00 +0100
The number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a new record high with Turkey, China, and Egypt identified as the worst offenders, CPJ said.
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Cape Town teen dies on school trip to Vietnam
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:01:00 +0100
Shannen Rustin, a Grade 11 pupil from Westerford High School, collapsed and died after a trek in Sapa Valley in while on a history tour to Vietnam.
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Farewell, scorn as Moyo heads back to Harare
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:02:00 +0100
“Zimbabweans in South Africa welcome the redeployment of this good for nothing ambassador Moyo back to Zimbabwe."
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Ntuli winner moves Platinum Stars out of relegation zone
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:23:00 +0100
In a first half characterised by very few scoring opportunities, it was no surprise when the players trooped off goalless at halftime.
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James carries Cavs, Clippers edge Wizards
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0100
LeBron James posted his third triple double of the season and 58th of his career as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98
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Gunrunner arrested in Cape Town for war crimes in Liberia
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:13:00 +0100
A notorious Dutch war criminal and gunrunner who fled justice in the Netherlands has been arrested after being tracked down to his Cape Town mansion.
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VIDEO; Catholics mark Mini-World Youth Day
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:10:00 +0100
Roman Catholic youth from the subcontinent descended on Durban, not for the holiday season but on a pilgrimage for Mini-World Youth Day.
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Trump's Jerusalem move has Bannon's fingerprints all over it
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:04:00 +0100
This is likely Steve Bannon’s wet dream – setting the world’s religious forces on a lethal collision course.
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Chombo, Chipanga get bail in Zimbabwe high court
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:22:00 +0100
The High Court of Zimbabwe has granted bail to former minister Ignatius Chombo as well as former Zanu youth league leader Kudzanayi Chipanga.
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Ngezana's progress proof of Zwane's efforts at Chiefs MDC squad
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:14:00 +0100
While Amakhosi are renowned as a trophy-winning outfit, they are yet to be victorious in the reserve league competition.
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Chippa avenge cup loss to Chiefs to increase heat on Komphela
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:54:00 +0100
There was no doubt that Teboho Moloi was motivated to put one over the “old enemy” on Wednesday night.
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Get to know Durban's metro police
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:30:00 +0100
The boys in blue will be out in full force for the first Metro Police Day to be held in the country since the inception of the metros in July 2000.
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Ho-hum draw for bottom-dwellers Wits and Ajax
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:54:00 +0100
Wednesday evening match in Jozi was indeed a clash between two struggling sides battling to move up the Absa Premiership table
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Trump defies warnings, recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:23:00 +0100
President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world.
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WATCH: Poppies mom and stepdad found guilty of her murder
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:14:00 +0100
Both the biological mother of Poppie van der Merwe, 3, as well as her stepdad were convicted of her murder.
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Pochettino: To play at Wembley is a massive motivation for opponents
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:32:00 +0100
“It is not to blame Wembley or an excuse. But when opponents come to Wembley to play, it is a historic day.”
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First-half strike for Real Madrid secures record for Cristiano Ronaldo
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:13:00 +0100
Ronaldo became the first player to score in all six Champions League group-stage matches in a season
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Ferisco Adams holds his nerve to take Cobras over the line
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:03:00 +0100
After a middle-order collapse saw the Cobras limp to 156/9 after a promising start, it was the bowlers who turned on the magic.
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Heavy KZN rain sees AmaZulu, Dolphins games called off
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:11:00 +0100
Before the start, ground staff attempted to sweep off rain water that collected in puddles, but still the ball got stuck in patches.
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Arrows' downward slide continues after losing to Stars
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 19:59:00 +0100
The PSL match in Bethlehem was decided in the second half with Stars winning their first match in five outings.
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SA municipal coalitions 'well on track'
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:21:00 +0100
Opposition parties in coalition at SA municipalities were adamant that their partnership was going well, despite problems at Nelson Mandela Bay.
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WATCH: Unions probe claims that Durban factory workers were strip-searched
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:36:00 +0100
Labour unions are investigating claims that female workers at a Durban clothing manufacturing company are allegedly strip-searched at the end of their shift
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CR17 vs NDZ, it's going to go all the way
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0100
Analysts say no easy winner at ANC summit, despite Ramaphosa branch nominations lead and Dlamini Zuma numbers at big provinces.
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#ManchesterDerby Pep: I don’t remember Fergie offering me Man United job
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:16:00 +0100
“When he spoke really fast, it was difficult to understand him. But it was nice because he chose an amazing restaurant, and of course he paid.”
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Ajax Cape Town show mental strength to get past Chippa
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:42:00 +0100
If Ajax can build from here, the second half of the season could turn out differently, with Kaizer Chiefs their final fixture in 2017 later on this week.
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Vidal extends Bayern’s Bundesliga lead, Dortmund lose
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 19:05:00 +0100
Hamburg stay three points clear of the relegation places after their goalless draw at home to mid-table Wolfsburg.
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