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21 November 2018 1:59 PM Proteas star earning plaudits for commentary work

Cape Town - Proteas star JP Duminy has been praised for his work in the commentary box during the ongoing Mzansi Super League (MSL). The 34-year-old is missing the tournament with a shoulder injury and was drafted in to be part of the SABC commentary team. The response has been largely positive, with Duminy offering modern insights into the world of T20I cricket 63

20 November 2018 6:08 AM Airbnb to remove listings in West Bank settlements

Airbnb said on Monday it will remove from its rental listings settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, prompting Israel to threaten legal action against the US company. An evaluation by Airbnb "concluded that we should remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians" 105

17 November 2018 1:19 PM Activists say they have had enough of paying to protest

Dozens of people marched from John Ross Park to the Johannesburg City Council in Braamfontein on Friday morning, to protest the municipality’s charging of fees to protest. R2K demanded that the municipality stop charging fees for protests immediately. The group demanded the right to give notice of a protest any day of the week, in person, on paper or digitally 80

17 November 2018 7:38 AM New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. The Albuquerque Journal reports lawyers for Jamie Sams filed a lawsuit this week in New Mexico state district court against Santa Fe's Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. The lawsuit filed on behalf Sams, a writer known for books on spirituality 66

16 November 2018 9:54 AM Top Eskom executive resigns hours after suspension

Mere hours after Eskom on Friday announced it had suspended its Executive for the Group Capital Division, Abram Masango, lawyers for Masango announced his immediate resignation from the power utility. "After more than 20 dedicated years as a loyal and committed senior Executive of Eskom, Mr Abram Masango, the highly respected whistle-blower who exposed 87

16 November 2018 9:30 AM Militia men convicted of bomb plot try to bar Somali videos

Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying to "minimise their actions and de-personalise their crimes 59

16 November 2018 7:43 AM Okocha believes Bafana Bafana are not Nigeria's rivals

Cape Town - Legendary former Nigerian football star Jay-Jay Okocha says that Bafana Bafana are not the Super Eagles' rivals. The two sides clash on Saturday, November 17 in the much anticipated 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at FNB Stadium with Nigeria looking to avenge their loss 2-0 to Bafana Bafana last year November at the famous Godswill 59

16 November 2018 3:51 AM Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania over gay rights

Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country. Ulla Tornaes, Denmark's minister for development cooperation, said on Twitter she was "deeply concerned" by developments such as a Tanzanian official's "completely unacceptable homophobic statements 67

15 November 2018 4:29 PM HRW denounces Angola's expulsion of 400 000 Congolese

A global rights watchdog on Thursday called on Angola to halt mass deportations after more than 400 000 migrants mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo fled or were expelled from Angola in just weeks. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling. Without producing evidence, the government 65

14 November 2018 11:25 AM Breytenbach on why she pulled out of the race

Being the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) would have been her dream job, but withdrawing from the shortlist of candidates was for the sake of keeping politics out of the office, DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach said on Wednesday. A panel assisting President Cyril Ramaphosa with the appointment of a new NDPP included Breytenbach - a former prosecutor 71