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2014-11-25 22:42

Municipal by-elections are set to take place across the country, where 81 candidates will be contesting 31 wards.

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2014-11-25 23:01

Matric results published in newspapers would only reflect the ID and exam numbers of pupils and not their names, the department of basic education has announced.

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2014-11-25 23:01

A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L was not injured accidentally but was the victim of child abuse, a medical expert has testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.


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2014-11-25 22:27

Special forces in Yemen have rescued eight hostages just hours after al-Qaeda seized them at an air base in the violence-wracked country, military officials say.

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2014-11-25 22:27

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2014-11-25 22:22

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