Youth League wants initiation school on Table Mountain reserve

2015-07-02 22:15

The Western Cape ANC Youth League believes a portion of Table Mountain National Park should be made available for boys undergoing traditional initiation as there is a shortage of suitable land.

South Africa

Ebola, economy to blame for fewer tourists

2015-07-02 22:49

The ebola virus, economic decline in some countries, and SA’s new immigration regulations are to blame for the drop in tourist arrivals, Grant Thornton Advisory Services have said.

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Bloemfontein could face water restrictions

2015-07-02 22:05

In 2014, the Mangaung Metro had to bring water into Bloemfontein from the Katse Dam in Lesotho at a massive cost because of a dire water situation, but this year, it's worse.

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Burglar jumps into KZN river, drowns

2015-07-02 22:25

A suspected thief has drowned after jumping into the Mzintlava river near Kokstad when KwaZulu-Natal police tried to arrest him.

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Nigeria returns €10 000 to love scam victim

2015-07-02 22:26

Nigeria's anti-graft agency says it has returned €10 000 to a French man who thought he had met a beautiful Nigerian woman online willing to move to France... only to find out it was a scam.


Witness: 'Shoot me, kill me' man dared cops

2015-07-02 23:23

Witnesses have described how Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot dead by police in Pasco, in the US, yelled at them to "shoot me, kill me".


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