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13 October 2018 7:01 AM Brave rangers and sniffer dog find pipe bomb in Kruger National Park

A pipe bomb suspected to be a new addition to poachers' arsenal was found by rangers patrolling in a remote area of the Kruger National Park on Friday, SA National Parks spokesperson Isaac Phaahla said on Saturday. The discovery was made when the rangers spotted the tracks of two people off the beaten track in the southwestern region of the 2 million 74

08 October 2018 6:33 PM Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes to an internet-connected camera sold by a company with a shoddy track record on protecting user privacy. Facebook is marketing the device, called 132

30 September 2018 9:23 AM SA faces threat from populism, warns Mcebisi Jonas

Populist rhetoric has fueled unrealistic expectations of a quick fix to South Africa’s jobs and inequality crisis, Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister, said in an editorial in the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times. South Africa has lost its way and "in the absence of fresh, big ideas, the ruling party could easily turn to short-term populism" 126

26 September 2018 8:56 PM Baroka, Stars all square in Polokwane

Cape Town - Free State Stars picked up an important away point in a hard-fought 0-0 draw with Baroka FC at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night. The first half was an evenly contested affair and while it was Bakgaga on the up at the start of the second half, Ea Lla Koto came close to snatching all three points late on. The away side started on the attack 43

21 August 2018 5:00 AM Here's how Aretha Franklin flipped a song that wasn't original sung by a woman into an epic empowering anthem

New York — It's easy to forget that Respect wasn't originally Aretha Franklin's song. But the Queen of Soul sang it like it was made for her, and for only her. She transformed Otis Redding's song into a classic worldwide anthem — especially for the feminist and civil rights movements — making it one of the most recognizable and heard songs of all-time 128

02 August 2018 5:20 PM Egypt Coptic Church halts accepting monks after bishop death

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church says it will not accept new monks in monasteries nationwide for a year after the recent death of a bishop inside a monastery in the desert northwest of Cairo. The church said in a statement on Thursday that the measure, which goes into effect starting this month, is among others taken after Bishop Epiphanius, head of St. Macarius 64

28 July 2018 6:35 AM Kanye West reveals suicidal thoughts in series of tweets

Cape Town – Rapper Kanye West said that he was inspired to tweet about having suicidal thoughts after watching late fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s documentary, McQueen. In a series of tweets on Friday West said: “I saw the Alexander McQueen documentary and I connected with his journey. I know how it feels to want to take your life back into your own hands 118

06 July 2018 8:02 PM Red-hot Belgium stun 'favourites' Brazil in epic QF clash

Cape Town - Belgium have booked their place in the World Cup semi-finals after defeating Brazil 2-1 in a thrilling quarter-final match in Russia on Friday. Belgium took the lead in the 13th minute after a corner was diverted into the back of the net by Fernandinho's shoulder - resulting in an own goal. The young Belgium side continued to put pressure 45

09 May 2018 7:51 PM Risk of DRC's latest Ebola outbreak spreading 'very low'

The risk of Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak spreading is "very low" because of the remote area, a Congolese disease expert said on Wednesday as medical teams arrived on the scene. Ebola has been confirmed in at least two people in the northwestern town of Bikoro. Those cases were discovered after officials last week were alerted 40

01 May 2018 1:26 PM Man on 'jihad' faces sentencing in college student's murder

A man who says he was on a "jihad" to avenge US policy in the Middle East faces sentencing for killing a New Jersey college student. Brown has admitted shooting 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin in 2014 as Tevlin sat in his car at a traffic light in West Orange, a few kilometres from Newark. The former Seattle resident pleaded guilty in March to multiple charges 59