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05 May 2016 6:15 AM Vuwani on lockdown as more schools torched

Polokwane - The area of Vuwani is on lockdown following a fourth night of violent protests that has seen a number of schools, satellite police stations, tribal offices and municipal trucks burnt down, reports have said. Two more schools have since been torched in the Limpopo town, with the ANC condemning the attacks, Jacaranda FM reported. Eight police 17

29 February 2016 2:27 PM France begins destruction of half ‘Jungle’ migrant camp

AFP / Philippe HuguenA shelter on fire in the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais on February 29, 2016 Two bulldozers and around 20 workers began destroying makeshift shacks, with 30 police cars and two anti-riot vans stationed nearby. The situation was mostly calm, although one member of the British “No Borders” activist group was arrested. The move was a shock 10

29 February 2016 2:02 PM French tear down part of 'Jungle' refugee camp

CALAIS – French authorities began dismantling half of the "Jungle" refugee camp in the northern port city of Calais on Monday, AFP reporters at the scene said. Two bulldozers and around 20 workers began destroying makeshift shacks, with 30 police cars and two anti-riot vans stationed nearby. The situation was mostly calm, although one member of the British 10

18 February 2016 9:41 AM Cyclists are at risk (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)

I AM both a pedestrian and a cyclist and as such lead a perilous life. Walking in various directions I come across rough and broken up paths, vehicles parked across paths thereby blocking my way and forcing me onto the road. Try to cross a zebra crossing and many motorists just ignore the fact that I am there and if I step onto the crossing I risk being 15

01 February 2016 7:44 PM How Zika Virus Can Spread

When Andrew Haddow was a boy, in the nineteen-eighties, his father told him bedtime stories about his grandfather, a Scottish scientist named Alexander John Haddow, who studied rare viruses in the jungle outside Entebbe, Uganda. As Haddow got older, he began reading his grandfather’s papers. One of them was about the discovery, in 1947, of a virus in the blood 18

29 December 2015 10:06 AM The nine days when students shook SA

Tears streamed down the young man’s face when he heard the announcement. There would be a zero percent increase in fees. A female friend held his face to hers and they smiled. Locked in his arms, they celebrated the moment. Around them, the news hit the weary Stellenbosch students like a wave on that Friday in October. Some jumped up. Slowly it sunk in what they had achieved 31

29 December 2015 9:13 AM The 9 days when students shook SA

Jenna Etheridge, Mpho Raborife and News24 team Cape Town- Tears streamed down the young man’s face when he heard the announcement. There would be a zero percent increase in fees. A female friend held his face to hers and they smiled. Locked in his arms, they celebrated the moment. Around them, the news hit the weary Stellenbosch students like a wave on that Friday 17

25 December 2015 12:21 PM Pope calls for unity against militant atrocities in Christmas message

Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were causing immense suffering in many countries. Security was tight at the Vatican as Francis, marking the third Christmas since his election in 2013, read his traditional Christmas Day "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) 16

18 November 2015 11:48 PM The Latest: Video of restaurant shooting posted online

Security camera video from inside a restaurant as it is fired on by a rifle-wielding gunman has been posted online that provides a new look at last week’s Paris shooting rampage. The video posted on the Daily Mail website shows a nearly empty restaurant erupt into chaos with bullets smashing into walls and diners and staff diving for cover. A gunman 19

18 November 2015 1:18 PM Paris police end seven-hour siege

Saint-Denis, France - Amid gunfire and explosions, police raided a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up on Wednesday. The siege ended with two people dead and seven arrests but no clear information on his fate. The dead were a woman who blew herself up with an explosive vest and a man hit by projectiles 15