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2017-10-26 18:29


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Cape Town - ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu questioned on rape allegations against President Jacob Zuma, more details emerge in the Life Esidimeni hearings and the Hawks confirmed it is investigating SAP as part of its state capture probe.

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SA identified by World Health Organisation as priority country for plague

South Africa is one of nine countries which have been prioritised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to prepare itself for possible "black death" plague cases. This was due to its trade and travel links with Madagascar.


'Pay back the money! She is a thief!' ANC chants at De Lille during council meeting

Patricia De Lille has said she has not stolen a single cent, insisting she had enough money to even consider lending money to the City of Cape Town.


PICTURES: Senzo Meyiwa's career in pictures

It's been three years since the shock murder of Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa.

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'I believe Khwezi believed she was raped' - Lindiwe Sisulu

Human Settlements Minister and ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has said she believes Khwezi "believed she was raped" by President Jacob Zuma.


Farm murders: South Africans urged to observe 'Black Monday'

AfriForum and AgriSA have joined the call for South Africans to wear black on Monday next week to commemorate the lives of those killed in farm attacks.

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Life Esidimeni: 'Police struggled to get information from health depts'

The head of detective services in the South African Police Service has told the Life Esidimeni hearings that a team of investigators he appointed struggled to obtain information from the national and provincial health departments.


ALERT: Stormy weather expected for parts of SA

South African Weather Service has issued an alert for stormy weather expected in parts of the country on Thursday and Friday.

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A parent’s guide to surviving matric finals

The anguish of parenting a matriculant can become all too much, especially with the high stakes of end-of-year exams. Here are 5 ways to deal.


'Oubaas' gets a makeover for new role in kykNET soapie

Actor and director Pierre van Pletzen is getting ready to make his appearance as a brand-new character in the Afrikaans soap Getroud met Rugby.

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                                                        Pierre van Pletzen. (Gallo Images)

'No-one can be linked' to treason allegations against McBride

Investigations have revealed that there appears to be no substance to the allegations of treason made against IPID head Robert McBride.

Angelique Serrao filed this report

Why the US and not SA, critics ask SAP on state capture probe

German software giant SAP’s reluctance to approach South African authorities has come under fire, as the Hawks confirmed it was investigating SAP as part of its state capture probe.

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