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  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to USA on passing of former president Bush

    01 December 2018 6:46 PM 23

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed condolences to the government and the people of the United States of America on the passing of the country's 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush. Ramaphosa said the thoughts of the South African people are with the American people, and in particular the Bush family, who are mourning the demise of one of their

  • Tomorrow's weather: Heatwave is here to stay

    01 December 2018 5:56 PM 37

    A heat wave with persistently high temperatures in Gauteng and the south-western parts of the Western Bushveld in Limpopo is expected from Sunday until Wednesday. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the interior of Namakwa District of the Northern Cape, Free State, North-West Province, Gauteng and the Thabazimbi area in Limpopo

  • A groundbreaking beauty pageant for those with albinism

    01 December 2018 12:01 PM 24

    A groundbreaking beauty pageant for people with albinism has encouraged confidence and inclusion for people who remain the target of sometimes deadly stigma in Africa. The first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant on Friday night in Kenya's capital saw participants from Tanzania and Uganda as well. Elizabeth James of Tanzania says she was forced

  • Tunisia arrests 12 suspected ISIS members, dismantles cells: ministry

    30 November 2018 7:10 PM 23

    Authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of the Islamic State group and seized bomb making materials since a suicide attack last month, the interior ministry said on Friday. Authorities have also "dismantled four takfiri (Sunni extremist) sleeper cells in several parts of Tunisia", the ministry said in a statement. The announcement follows an attack

  • Security guard critically injured in Boksburg protest

    30 November 2018 2:28 PM 23

    A security guard sustained critical injuries after protesting workers set fire to a building in Boksburg on Friday. Several other people were injured and vehicles and property were set alight. Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst confirmed that an ambulance helicopter was dispatched on Friday afternoon to attend to the security guard who sustained serious

  • Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones

    30 November 2018 11:44 AM 40

    Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. President Muhammadu Buhari announced the development during a meeting on Thursday of countries that contribute troops to a multinational

  • Court dismisses AfriForum's urgent bid to interdict Parliament's land expropriation report

    30 November 2018 11:15 AM 35

    AfriForum's urgent application to interdict the adoption of the Constitutional Review Committee's first report into land expropriation without compensation has been dismissed. The Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed the urgent application that MPs be interdicted from moving to adopt the committee's report in the National Assembly on Tuesday

  • Egypt arrests Briton on suspicion of spying: family

    30 November 2018 10:41 AM 25

    A 19-year-old British man has been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying, his family told the BBC on Friday. Muhammad Abul-Kasem, 19, was detained in the northern port city of Alexandria on his arrival from Libya on November 21, the report said. The British Foreign Office said it was "seeking more information from the Egyptian authorities following

  • LIVE: Zuma corruption case postponed to May 2019

    30 November 2018 8:33 AM 35

    Those who say the participation of former president Jacob Zuma in the ANC's election campaign will impact negatively on the party "don't understand how the ANC operates", former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Friday. "Irrespective of their background and their positions, we must galvanize all forces, all members to campaign for the victory

  • Former Bok Naka Drotske shot, loses 'almost a third' of his blood

    30 November 2018 6:31 AM 31

    Former Springbok hooker Naka Drotské has lost “almost a third of his blood” according to information obtained by News24. He was shot and injured during a robbery on a smallholding outside Pretoria. He was allegedly visiting family when four armed men attacked them. Netcare Montana Hospital confirmed that Drotské has been admitted there. He is being treated