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Cape Town - 5 questions about cannibalism answered, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma gets a frosty welcome in Marikana, Lindiwe Sisulu says President Jacob Zuma should face an inquiry and see how a scooter rider plunges into a huge sinkhole.

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Hundreds confess to eating human flesh

At least 300 people allegedly confessed to having eaten human body parts procured from a man accused of allegedly killing and eating a woman.

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5 questions about cannibalism answered

There is no criminal charge for eating human flesh, but the National Health Act clearly stipulates that it is illegal to be in possession of any human tissue unless authorised by the relevant person or institution.  

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Press Council appeals panel explains ruling on HuffPost 'white men' blog

A controversial blog that HuffPost SA published in April, entitled "Could it be time to deny white men the franchise", cannot be seen as discriminatory or classified as hate speech, the appeals panel of the Press Council ruled.

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'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

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Dlamini-Zuma chased from Marikana koppie

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been chased from the site of the 2012 Marikana massacre.

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How did he not see that!? Scooter rider plunges into huge sinkhole

CCTV footage captures the moment a scooter rider plunges into a huge sinkhole moments after it opened up. The rider was reportedly checking his phone before the crash...

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Get ready! John Legend is coming to SA

John Legend will be returning to South Africa with his highly anticipated Darkness and Light global tour.  

Legend will be performing in Johannesburg on 3 and 4 November 2017, 7 November in Durban and 9 and 10 November in Cape Town.

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Zuma should face ANC inquiry - Sisulu

The ANC should initiate disciplinary action over allegations that President Jacob Zuma and members of the Gupta family looted state coffers, says Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

“The ANC should act decisively on anybody in authority who is suspected or alleged to be doing wrong,” she said. “The fact that the president is involved” shouldn’t make a difference, she added.

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SA racing driver makes dramatic escape from burning race car

South African racing driver Mike Schmidt made a lucky escape after his race car erupted into a ball of flames. The fire was caused when a fuel line ruptured spraying fuel directly into a hot engine bay, which then ignited the fuel.

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More than 50% of SA’s population living in poverty

According to the Poverty Trends Report for 2006 to 2015, 30.4 million people (55.5% of the population) is living in poverty. This is up from the 53.2% or 27.3 million people reported in 2011.

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