Farmers grateful for heavy rains, but Western Cape govt warns that drought persists

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Cape Town's supply dams swelled to 39.1% as run-off from recent rains continued to feed into reservoirs – but the council has warned that the drought-stricken city is nowhere near out of the woods yet.


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Lord Bell confirms SA links to Gupta propaganda site Voetsekblog

2018-06-19 19:33

The controversial Gupta-linked misinformation website,, has at last been conclusively linked to Bell Pottinger through its work for the Gupta family.

South Africa

'She had her life; she was old' - young woman who decapitated Cape pensioner

2018-06-19 20:18

"The risk for violent reoffending should be regarded as high in this case. The accused needs to be incarcerated…. [and] intensive psychotherapy is required," the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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Jason Rohde: State highlights cases where court rejected defence pathologist’s testimony

2018-06-19 19:58

The State has called the credibility of defence forensic pathologist, Dr Reggie Perumal, into question in the Western Cape High Court, by referring to two past cases where a court had rejected his testimony.


UPDATE: No load shedding for Tuesday evening

2018-06-19 15:31

Power utility Eskom has thanked customers for using electricity sparingly after it avoided rotational load shedding on Tuesday evening.


Residents accuse Mali army of killing at least 25 civilians

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Malian soldiers killed at least 25 civilians in the central Mopti region last week, a civic association and residents have said, as concerns rose over alleged abuses during counterterror operations in an area where extremists linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group have carried out attacks.

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