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2016-08-29 10:50

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Zanu-PF keen on declaring a state of emergency in Zim, MDC claims

2016-08-29 10:57

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly expressed concern that President Robert Mugabe could soon declare state of emergency in a bid to thwart increasing violent protests.


Mbalula, Sam praise successful Rio campaign

2016-08-29 11:00

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula congratulated SASCOC and SA’s athletes for a job well done on obtaining 10 medals at the 2016 Olympic Games.


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School protest: ‘We have failed our girls by relaxing our hair to please whites’

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