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04 December 2018 6:31 PM Somali journalist badly hurt in car bomb blast, police say

A Somali police officer says a journalist has been seriously wounded in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu. Captain Mohamed Hussein says Ismail Sheikh Khalif, also a media rights activist, was hurt on Tuesday when the bomb concealed in his car was detonated remotely in Waberi district. A former radio colleague says Khalif has substantial blood loss and is being 68

04 December 2018 8:06 AM Zimbabwe doctors strike demanding better pay and conditions

The southern African nation is short of United States dollars, the currency it adopted in 2009, causing price spikes and shortages of basic goods, medicines, and fuel. Mathabisi Bebhe, secretary general of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, which represents more than 1 000 members, said on Monday that most junior doctors at the five major hospitals 62

04 December 2018 5:04 AM De Lille back for GOOD? Splinter parties and where they are now

Patricia de Lille isn't the first politician who thought it was a GOOD idea to start a new party after an acrimonious departure. Five parties currently represented in Parliament started after its leader left or was kicked out of one - including one of the more established parties. Back in 1996, Bantu Holomisa, then Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism 89

03 December 2018 11:52 AM Miss World pageant to be broadcast live on SABC 3

Johannesburg – It’s confirmed: South Africans will be able to watch the 2018 Miss World pageant as it happens on local channel SABC 3. The pageant, which is its 68th year, will be taking place in Sanya China, where Miss World South Africa Thulisa Keyi will be competing against contestants from around the world to win the coveted crown. Currently a favourite 159

02 December 2018 9:44 AM Petrol price to decrease by R1.84c per litre

South Africans will be paying R1.84c less for a litre of both grades 93 and 95 of petrol from Wednesday, according to the department of energy. Diesel will decrease by R1.45c and R1.47c, while illuminating paraffin will decrease R1.33c and R1.87c. Earlier in the month the Automobile Association had estimated that the price of petrol would decrease by R1.85 per litre 89

01 December 2018 8:36 AM WATCH: Alaska rocked by 7.0 earthquake

KTVA's news team in Anchorage were among those badly shaken by an earthquake on Friday with officials describing a magnitude 7.0 quake. The powerful quake struck shortly before 08.30 local time. It damaged nearby businesses and sent shockwaves through homes. The quake sparked a tsunami warning for the Cook Inlet area and southern Kenai Peninsula, although 83

01 December 2018 7:10 AM PIC: Black Coffee confirms onstage collaboration with Usher at Global Citizen

Cape Town – Black Coffee an Usher are hanging out ahead of their stage performance at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. The South African DJ and American singer/songwriter shared a photo of themselves posing on the hood of a black Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon on Friday. In the caption both Black Coffee and Usher confirmed they will be collaborating onstage 106

30 November 2018 7:58 AM Official: 12 die from drinking tainted liquor in India

At least 12 people have died from drinking tainted liquor in a village in eastern India, a government official said on Thursday. District Magistrate Sumit Gupta said another 25 people were being treated in a hospital in the Nadia district of West Bengal state. Gupta said the deaths occurred over the past two days after workers at a brick kiln consumed 103

29 November 2018 1:31 PM Markram, Ngidi named in SA Cricket Annual’s top 5

Cape Town - Aiden Markram and Lungi Ngidi, two of South Africa’s most exciting young talents, are among the five Cricketers of the Year named in the 2018 South African Cricket Annual published on Thursday. Markram scored 1 000 runs at an average of 55.55 in his first season of Test cricket, while fast bowler Ngidi made a sensational start to his Test career 64

29 November 2018 10:02 AM Kagiso woman arrested after husband dies from scalding bath water

A Kagiso woman has been arrested after her husband died from injuries sustained in a hot bath. According to a police statement, the suspect claimed that, on October 3 at about 11:00, she had left her home to buy some groceries at the local mall. At around 16:30 she had returned home and was "surprised to see water protruding [sic] through the kitchen 75