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2017-01-16 22:51

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2017-01-16 23:00

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2017-01-16 23:30

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Trial resumes of Ugandan LRA warlord

2017-01-16 22:31

Former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen is back in the dock as the first witness appeared in the trial of the Ugandan ex-commander of the Lord's Resistance Army due to last several years.

Zuma shocks Zweli Mkhize at ANC rally

2017-01-16 05:24

President Jacob Zuma stunned ANC deputy president hopeful Zweli Mkhize when he made a surprise arrival at the event where Mkhize would have looked to launch himself in the run-up to this year’s elective conference.


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2017-01-14 22:46

While exists the imposed belief that there is no manual for raising children, we find ourselves debating the biased narrative suggesting that women are somehow natural in this care giving gig.


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2017-01-16 06:01

Barely in the third week of 2017 South Africa is hearing the names of candidates to replace Zuma as ANC president. It’s going to be a long 11 months until the party’s elective conference in December, writes Daniel Silke.

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