South Africa

UPDATE | Prisoner shot dead, three others rearrested following escape attempt at Joburg High Court

2019-12-09 16:59

Gauteng police rearrested three prisoners and shot one dead during an escape attempt at the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Five prisoners were appearing on different cases when they tried to escape.

South Africa

Ministers' new 'sacrifices': Phone bills of R5 000 per month and 2 cars not exceeding R700 000

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Cars worth no more than R700 000, a R5 000 per month cellphone allowance, flying economy and no security upgrades to private residences: these are some of the "sacrifices" ministers, premiers and MECs will be making, according to the new ministerial handbook.

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SAA may only be offered 5% of money owed by Zim

2019-12-09 17:12

South African Airways, the national airline that’s entered a form of bankruptcy protection, may only be offered 5% of the $60m (R874m) that its owed by neighboring Zimbabwe in funds from ticket sales and hasn’t been able to extract from the country.

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'0% alcohol' beverages may be the latest sipping trend

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WATCH | Meet the sniffing dog keeping you safe on your travels

Jane is one of seven dogs in charge of sniffing out dangerous goods at Cape Town Airport.

Local retailer democratises makeup

Saying to trendy SA women, "lalela! Umuhle".

These are the most dangerous Christmas toys

Here's what you need to know before you go toy shopping.


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