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16 January 2019 6:31 AM LIVE: Workers in Kenyan capital Nairobi still trapped after militant attack

At least 15 people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office 170

16 January 2019 5:03 AM 4 years after fire, still no electricity in Masiphumelele

More than 100 families living in Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement say they have been without electricity since fires in May 2014 and November 2015, reports GroundUp. Section C was destroyed in a fire in May of 2014. Then, in November 2015, the biggest fire in the community destroyed over 1 000 homes, mostly in E section. Four years later, some families 100

15 January 2019 9:02 AM PICS: Betty's Bay residents recall 'panic' as fire inched closer to homes

Residents in Betty's Bay are picking up the pieces after a fire raged through parts of the small town and other parts of the Overstrand area in the Western Cape over the last two weeks. The Overstrand fires have been raging since New Year's Day. To date, 31 homes have been destroyed and 28 were damaged. The fires have been contained and pose no danger 148

13 January 2019 5:00 PM Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum: witnesses

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in Khartoum after organisers called for nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir. Protesters chanting "peace, peace" and "revolution is the people's choice" took to the streets in the capital's district of Bahari, but were quickly confronted by riot police, witnesses 91

12 January 2019 7:25 PM Overstrand fires nearly derail Kallis wedding

Cape Town - The devastating wildfires in the Overstrand region nearly derailed former Proteas cricketer Jacques Kallis’ wedding on Saturday. Kallis, 43, married Charlene Engels at the Bona Dea Estate in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus on Saturday. However, according to Netwerk24, the wedding was almost called off as the venue was damaged by the raging 37

11 January 2019 11:42 AM SEE: Polo, Hilux, Land Cruiser... best-selling cars, bakkies and SUVs in SA

After 12 tough months in which South Africa's car industry was hit by turmoil including rising inflation and fuel costs, it was the Toyota Hilux that ended the year as the undeniable best-selling bakkie in the country. Eclipsing the Ford Ranger by almost 10 000 units, the Hilux maintained its position as the country's best-seller; not only was it the best-selling 49

10 January 2019 5:05 PM Tomorrow's weather: High temperatures with fire danger conditions and gale-force winds

Warm to very hot conditions are expected in the interior of the country on Friday, fire danger conditions are expected in the north, and strong winds have been predicted for the Western Cape. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape, in places over the central and eastern parts of the Western 95

09 January 2019 8:30 PM Trump's son appears to liken migrants to animals

President Donald Trump's eldest son appeared to liken migrants to dangerous animals, his latest controversial remarks on desperate people seeking to enter the US. "You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo? Because walls work," Donald Trump Jr wrote in a post on Instagram. Trump's father has doubled down on his pledge to build a wall on the border 74

09 January 2019 5:33 PM LATEST: US to citizens in DRC: 'Depart the country'

The United States is giving its citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo succinct advice: "Depart the country." A new US embassy security alert says DRC's electoral commission is soon expected to announce results of the presidential election. It warns of possible crowds gathering to hear the results. Congolese activist groups have urged people to "be ready 31

09 January 2019 12:11 PM Security tight as DRC prepares to release 1st vote results

Anti-riot police with water cannon and armoured vehicles are outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission ahead of the announcement of the first results of the presidential election. Residents of the capital, Kinshasa, say the heavy security presence is a bad sign. Resident John Kabamba says it "may be a message that the publication 94