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19 February 2018 5:12 PM UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

Khartoum - About 224 million people are suffering from malnutrition across Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday. The official, speaking at a conference on Africa organised by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), said the situation was a "cause of concern" 25

19 February 2018 9:34 AM Charlize Theron talks about her SA car racing roots

Cape Town – Charlize Theron stole the show at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 over the weekend. The South African beauty waved a green flag to start the 500-mile race wearing sexy black leather skinnies and a black Patti Smith tee. In an interview with, Charlize - who is the race's honourary starter - talked about 28

17 February 2018 2:55 PM Stormers hang on for victory at Newlands

Cape Town - The Stormers hung on for a hard-fought opening Super Rugby victory against the Jaguares in front of a disappointing crowd at Newlands on Saturday. The Stormers scored three tries through centre Damian de Allende, flank and skipper Siya Kolisi and wing Raymond Rhule. Flyhalf Damien Willemse added two conversions and two penalties. The Jaguares 27

16 February 2018 6:19 PM Ramaphosa: We're going ahead with land expropriation without compensation

Cape Town - SA’s new president said that his administration would be continuing with a policy of land expropriation of land without compensation. The decision to expropriate land without compensation was taken by the ANC at its 54th Congress, where Cyril Ramaphosa was elected ANC President. “We will accelerate our land redistribution programme not only to redress 27

15 February 2018 1:23 PM Remember Mandy Rossouw and let her spirit inspire you, Malema tells journalists

Johannesburg - Celebrating two powerful women who spoke out against corruption, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Thursday saluted former Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and the late respected journalist, Mandy Rossouw. Speaking at a press conference, following former president Jacob Zuma's resignation on Wednesday 24

15 February 2018 5:46 AM Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

Manila - Philippine police said on Wednesday they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations as the International Criminal Court investigates allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. Five days after the ICC launched a preliminary examination 30

14 February 2018 9:01 PM Jacob Zuma resigns as president of South Africa

"I have...come to the decision to resign as the president of the republic with immediate effect," Zuma told reporters at the Union Buildings on Wednesday night. Zuma's time as president has been marked by controversy, ranging from his relationship with the controversial Gupta family, dropped charges of corruption and his acquittal on a charge of rape, to the upgrades 26

14 February 2018 5:17 PM What's next for SpaceX?

Elon Musk speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Centre. (John Raoux, AP) Washington - In successfully sending the world's most powerful rocket into space, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has pulled off yet another spectacular gamble. The question now is what's next for SpaceX and the space 30

14 February 2018 9:03 AM Presidency planned for, then withdrew 10:00 media briefing plans

Cape Town - The Presidency had initially planned to hold a media briefing for President Jacob Zuma at the Union Building at 10:00 on Wednesday, but the request was later withdrawn, an official email shows. News24 has seen an email sent by Presidency deputy director of communications Shadi Baloyi at 16:39 on Tuesday, requesting the SAPS permit office 29

13 February 2018 2:12 PM Twitter reacts to #ZumaRecall: From the funny to the serious

Cape Town - The ANC national executive committee announced on Tuesday that they have agreed to recall President Jacob Zuma, following a lengthy meeting on Monday. While the announcement at a press conference provided South Africa with some much-needed clarity on the matter, the timeline around Zuma's resignation deadline was left up in the air. Secretary 20