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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 1116

15 January 2019 12:01 PM Man dies after being set alight in Hillbrow mob justice attack

A man has died in hospital after he and another man were set alight in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Monday. The alleged attack happened after residents accused the two men of stealing a handbag from a woman. "The community chased them down and caught them. Unfortunately, once they were caught they applied mob justice," Captain Kay Makhubele told News 24 on Tuesday 108

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 594

14 January 2019 10:25 AM LIVE: Zim govt warns 'rowdy' protesters

AFP is reporting that Commuters were stranded in Zimbabwe's two main cities on Monday as angry protesters reacting to the weekend more than doubling of fuel prices, burned tyres and used rocks to barricade roads and blocked buses from carrying passengers. Residents in Epworth, a poor suburb east of the capital Harare, on Monday woke up to find boulders 112

11 January 2019 3:27 AM WATCH: Top World news videos for today

Standing along the Rio Grande, US President Donald Trump says "a lot of the crime in our country is caused by what's coming through here". Senator Bernie Sanders is apologising to women who've shared experiences of harassment by male supervisors while working on his 2016 presidential campaign. Residents of Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu in eastern 107

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 89

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 494

07 January 2019 7:45 AM We've seized control of govt 'to restore democracy', says Gabon army

Soldiers in Gabon have appeared on state television saying they have launched a coup in the west African country. Early Monday an army soldier, flanked by two others holding guns, read out a statement saying the military has seized control of the government "to restore democracy" to the country. Residents of the capital, Libreville, report that military 92

05 January 2019 6:05 AM Zoo elephants eat Berlin's leftover Christmas trees

Berlin's unwanted Christmas trees have ended their days as a festive snack for zoo elephants and stocking fillers for some of their fellow residents. The once-a-year treats arrived Friday at the Tierpark, one of the German capital's two zoos. The zoo takes only fresh, unsold trees from selected vendors. It doesn't accept trees from the public, which 72

03 January 2019 5:15 AM At least 2 dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes near Guinea capital

At least two people died and another 30 are missing after a boat carrying New Year's revellers capsized off the coast of Guinea's capital Conakry, local authorities said on Wednesday. Maritime officials said at least 40 people were onboard the boat which was meant for fishing trips and not for transporting multiple passengers, some of whom were drunk 90