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12 December 2018 6:00 AM Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country's 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesperson Justin Nkusi confirmed the arrival on Tuesday of 50-year-old Wenceslas Twagirayezu and said he is considered a key perpetrator of the genocide that killed over 800 000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate 20

09 December 2018 2:12 PM Man arrested after telling kids Father Christmas isn't real

US police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church. Aaron Urbanski was arrested on Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a breakfast with Santa event. Police say they found three people demonstrating outside the church after 20

07 December 2018 6:12 AM Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday. The trip, the latest by the pope to a Muslim nation, will take place from February 3-5. The Vatican said the pope had accepted an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince 89

06 December 2018 10:05 AM Angolan activist talks human rights with country's president

An Angolan human rights activist says the country's president plans to investigate a case of alleged torture by police officials. Activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais says he told President Joao Lourenco at a meeting on Wednesday that two Criminal Investigation Service officials allegedly involved in the 2016 torture of Joao Dala received 36

04 December 2018 9:30 AM SA out of recession with 2.2% GDP growth

The SA economy has officially exited the recession after reporting 2.2% GDP growth for the third quarter of the year, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning at a briefing in Pretoria. SA slipped into a technical recession during the first half of the year following two consecutive quarters of negative growth, denting initial positive market sentiment 31

24 November 2018 11:45 PM All the winners at the 2018 DStv Mzansi Magic Viewers' Choice Award

Johannesburg – The winners of the 2nd Annual DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice awards were announced at a glitzy ceremony on Saturday at the Sandton International Convention Centre. Hosted by the Bonang Matheba she introduced a litany of stars to present the 13 awards to a packed live audience and home viewers. Mzansi’s biggest music stars took to the stage 68

16 November 2018 4:01 PM KZN pastor expected in court for rapes of young girls

A KwaZulu-Natal pastor has been arrested for allegedly raping young girls, since 2015, who he was supposed to be praying for. The 35-year-old pastor, who had a church at Richmond Farm in Ntuzuma, was arrested on four counts of rape. Police said the counts of rape were reported at the Ntuzuma police station. "It is alleged that, since 2015, the pastor 24

14 November 2018 3:40 PM WATCH: Pope Francis: Gossipers are terrorists who 'drop bombs with their tongues'

Pope Francis is denouncing gossip as a form of "terrorism" and is warning the faithful against telling lies. Francis explored the Catholic commandment against "bearing false witness" during his Wednesday general audience. He warned the faithful in a chilly St. Peter's Square that "We all live by communicating, and we are continuously on the edge between 25

13 November 2018 2:30 PM Pope to visit Morocco in March

Pope Francis, who has made building bridges between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Morocco in March, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Francis, 81, will be the second pope to travel to Morocco, following John Paul II more than three decades ago. He will take in Rabat and Casablanca on the March 30-31 trip to the Muslim-majority 28

10 November 2018 1:20 PM Two 'high-ranking gangsters' among mourners at Pete Mihalik’s funeral

At least two alleged high-ranking gangsters paid their respects at the funeral of slain Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik at St Mary's Cathedral on Saturday. Alleged 28s gang boss Ralph Stanfield was a pallbearer and brother of alleged Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome "Donkie" Booysen made an appearance - both of whom had in the past been represented by Mihalik 28