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#MakhosiKhoza's axing set to widen ANC rift

Mixed reactions greeted news of defiant ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza's sacking when she became the first casualty as the fallout over #ZumaVote deepened...

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13 dead, 100 injured in two Spanish seaside city attacks

Drivers have ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving 13 people dead and injuring mor...

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Bara baby delivery horror

The trauma of her baby “negligently” dying in hospital was etched on Rudzani Molaudzi’s face after being “forced” to deliver her daughter by herself...

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News24.com | They're holding us ransom - Avian Park mom

When Riano Booyse, 8, hears any loud noise, he instinctively throws himself flat on the ground and covers his head...

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#GraceMugabeAssault: 'It’s not about money; it’s about justice'

Debbie Engels, the mom of the model who laid assault charges against Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, says the case is not about money...

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Leave to appeal granted in Zephany anonymity case

Judge ruled that anonymity be stripped from child offenders, witnesses and victims once they turned 18...

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It’s time for women to shine, says Mkhize

He says his party's radical economic transformation policy presented an opportunity for women...

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Stargazing record on hold

An attempt to break a world record in Durban on Friday has been postponed because of rainy weather...

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#Loeries2017: Independent Media campaign nominated

Independent Media was announced as a finalist in the Loeries Shared Value and Service Design category for its year-long national campaign, "Racism Stops With Me&a...

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Dagga reduces pain and seizures in children, says expert

He said the plant has shown a 'remarkable' positive effect in treating Dravet syndrome...

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eNCA | Khoza comes back swinging at ANC

As Makhosi Khoza mulls her future as ANC member, party defended widespread criticism for sacking her as chair of the Public Service and Administration Committee...

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eNCA | Icy temperatures to persist

More snow blankets parts of South Africa, with chilly temperatures set to continue into the weekend...

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Moral compass has gone haywire

The latest taxi protest shows that our mode of expressing discontent is in the streets and with violence...

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Exacerbating the housing problem

Seizing someone’s house and selling it for less than it is worth is inhumane...

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Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again

After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send tensio...

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Manana is far too juvenile for the job

He looks like the guy every mother would like for her daughter, but make no mistake, he is a wolf in sheep’s clothing...

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In Lebanon, salt producers fear craft is drying up

At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of l...

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Simply blinded by colours

Not that all eyes see the world the same way...

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Actress Charlize Theron dreams of AIDS-free S.Africa

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Charlize Theron hopes to create an AIDS-free generation in her home country South Africa which has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in...

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S. Africa’s Springboks begin journey of discovery against Pumas

South Africa launch their Rugby Championship campaign at home to Argentina Saturday knowing they have not convinced everyone a new chapter has begun following a horror 2016 se...

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Polytrack may suit It Is Written at Fairview

Although It Is Written hasn’t won a race since March 2016, today he looks his best shot at a win...

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News24.com | Armed robberies, murdered son lead to dad selling hardware store

The Dick and Allsop Mica hardware store in Wellington, in the Western Cape, holds many happy memories for the Fourie family. But it has also become a source of pain...

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News24.com | Cape Town reveals sites of proposed new water desalination plants

Cape Town's Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make extra drinki...

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Woman sentenced to 20 years in jail for her parents’ murder

She claimed that her boyfriend had suggested murdering her mother and she agreed after an argument with her mother on Christmas Day...

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Khoza ‘not deterred’ by her removal from parliament job

The irate MP says it is clear that her party had decided to side with Zuma and minister Muthambi...

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Arsenal in search of Sanchez tonic at Stoke

Arsenal head to Stoke City this weekend aiming to register a second victory of the season and divert attention away from continuing questions about the future of Alexis Sanche...

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13 dead, over 100 hurt in two Spanish seaside city attacks

Drivers ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city Thursday and Friday, killing 13 people and in...

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Neymar set for home bow as PSG face Toulouse

After dazzling on his first appearance in a Paris Saint-Germain shirt, Neymar is in line to make his home debut for his new club against Toulouse on Sunday...

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First eclipse in 99 years to sweep North America

The first total solar eclipse to sweep North America in nearly a century will march across the continent August 21, casting a shadow over millions of people from coast to coas...

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Of demons and dragons – the history of solar eclipses

A dragon eating the Sun. Make that a giant toad. A demon. No, a vampire!...

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13 dead in Barcelona van carnage, ‘terrorists’ killed in another incident

A van driver ploughed into crowds of pedestrians on Barcelona's most popular street in broad daylight on Thursday, killing 13 people in an attack claimed by the I...

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eNCA | Police officers knocked down by car at Barcelona checkpoint

Police said the vehicle was later stopped in Sant Just Desvern near Barcelona. It was unclear whether the driver was still in it...

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CIA ‘torture psychologists’ avoid trial with secret settlement

Two psychologists who helped design the CIA's post-9/11 interrogation program settled a lawsuit Thursday by detainees alleging they were illegally tortured...

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LNG tanker makes Arctic passage unaided

A tanker carrying liquefied natural gas has made the passage from Europe to Asia via the Arctic unaided, a maritime course that has become possible due to global warming, ener...

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Manchester United aim to build on formidable start

Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season as the leaders head to Swansea on Saturday...

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Robertson ready for Liverpool debut as Coutinho saga rumbles on

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Andrew Robertson is pushing to make his debut in Saturday's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace as the Philippe Coutinho...

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eNCA | 13 dead in Barcelona van carnage, driver at large

Police announced the arrest of two suspects, identified as a Spaniard and a Moroccan, but said the driver was still on the run...

eNCA
13 dead in Barcelona van carnage, driver at large

A van driver ploughed into crowds of pedestrians on Barcelona's most popular street in broad daylight on Thursday, killing 13 people in an attack claimed by the I...

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit

Aretha Franklin, who has reigned as the Queen of Soul for some 50 years, has announced plans to return to her hometown of Detroit and open a nightclub...

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‘Star Wars’ Obi Wan spin-off in the works: US media

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Daldry is in early talks to direct a "Star Wars" spin-off about Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi, US media reported on Th...

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All systems go for Mandela Day Marathon

The organisers of the Mandela Day Marathon are not afraid to diversify the event. The event now also includes a trail run, a mountain bike dash and a triathlon....17 000 athle...

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Venezuela rivals trade blame after jail shootout kills 37

Venezuelan political rivals traded blame on Thursday for a gun and grenade battle in which 37 people were killed when security forces stormed a jailhouse...

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South Korea vows no war despite North’s missile threat

South Korea pledged Thursday that there would be no war on the Korean peninsula, as prospects of a pre-emptive US strike to destroy Pyongyang's nuclear missile pr...

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Cape Town looks at desalination to deal with water crisis

The City of Cape Town has put out a tender for the construction of a desalination plant. Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced various interventions to address an on-going dro...

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Makhosi Khoza remains defiant, lashes out at ANC

Makhosi Khoza is adamant that she will continue to serve the people of South Africa as an ANC Member of Parliament...

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Blood stains found in car of Jam Jam's boyfriend being tested

Aviwe Jam Jam’s stepfather, Mike Mguga, said some of Linda Ntula's clothing, found at Ntula's house during a search, also contained blood stains...

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German's sexual abuse case postponed – 'violating bail conditions'

The case against a German accused of sexually abusing children from an informal settlement was postponed for further investigation...

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City to up water supply by 500 million litres

Water tariffs for 2017/18 cannot be adjusted, but it’s “inevitable there will need for new water and rates tariffs based on new modelling”...

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Many willing to accept donor organ – but won't donate

Surveys conducted by the Organ Donor Foundation this year show 71% of people are not willing to be donors, yet 77% would accept a donor organ...

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Ramakgoba negotiates claims payment plan

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has been trying to convince the Constitutional Court that not all claims against the government have to be paid through a lump sum...

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News24.com | Elderly couple tourtured with boiling water and hot oil

An elderly woman who has been tortured with boiling water and hot oil during a robbery was more concerned about her husband than herself, Netwerk24 reports...

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News24.com | Trollip gets a fail from ANC for first year in office

The ANC has said that the DA-led coalition had done nothing but bring the blues to Nelson Mandela Bay since taking over the city...

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BRICS bank's newly-launched centre will benefit Africa: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has called the launch of the new African centre for the BRICS bank a turning point, not only for South Africa, but for the continent...

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Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack

Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terr...

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13 dead as van rams crowd in Barcelona attack

At least 13 people were killed Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowds on Barcelona's most popular street in an attack claimed by the Islami...

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'Death stretch' on N1 still extracting a terrible toll

The notorious “death stretch” on the N1 highway between Laingsburg and Beaufort West has claimed nearly 80 lives in two years...

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Protesting Limpopo teachers still receive salaries a year on

More than a year after 23 teachers downed chalk in protest against the installation of CCTV cameras in classes, they continue to draw salaries...

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Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said...

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News24.com | We just want leaders to be elected in a credible way - ANC KZN 'rebels'

Members of the ANC who have taken the party to court over allegations of irregularities relating to its 2015 provincial elective conference say they just want to see their par...

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Namibian banks respond to repo cut by reducing lending rates

Some banks in Namibia have responded to the repo rate cut announced by the central bank Wednesday...

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[WATCH] Police seize home-made firearm in Zama-Zama raid

While raid an area of Matholeville in Roodepoort, Johannesburg for illegal mining equipment and gold, police seize an illegally owned weapon and ammunition...

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The story of women freedom fighters of 1976 hasn’t been told – Minister Zulu

She said the story of these women was being 'twisted and swallowed up'...

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AfriForum: We can successfully prosecute Grace Mugabe for assault

Johannesburg resident Gabriella Engels claims Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe assaulted her with an extension cord after finding her with her sons...

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Great exercises for burning calories

Always stop if you experience any discomfort or pain...

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Juventus director slams unscrupulous agents

Juventus director-general Beppe Marotta on Thursday called for a shorter summer transfer period as he slammed agents for unsettling players before the start of the season...

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News24.com | City of Johannesburg still using speed cameras to issue fines

The City of Johannesburg says it will continue to issue traffic fines based on the evidence caught on speeding cameras, despite the contracts of speed camera service providers...

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Trump says US culture, history being ‘ripped apart’

President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the "foolish" removal of Confederate statues whose preservation has become a rallying cry for white supr...

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13 dead as van rams crowd in Barcelona ‘terror attack’

At least 13 people were killed Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowds on Barcelona's most popular street in what police said was a &amp...

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Taylor Swift donates to sexual assault charity

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has made a "generous" donation to a US charity that supports victims of sexual assault after winning a groping lawsuit aga...

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Mass burials begin for 300 Sierra Leone flood victims

Sierra Leone buried at least 300 victims of devastating floods on Thursday, as fears grew of more mudslides and accusations of government "inaction"...

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eNCA | UPDATE: 13 dead as van rams crowd in Barcelona 'terror attack'

'We can confirm there are 13 dead and more than 50 injured,' regional interior minister Joaquim Forn said in a tweet...

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Health Check: Do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?

Some recent studies have shown an increase in general aches and pain in older men and women...

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News24.com | ANC's factions breaking Parliament - opposition on Khoza's firing

The removal of outspoken ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza as chairperson of the portfolio committee on public service and administration is an indication of how the ANC’s factional b...

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Gigaba sidesteps questions about Nene's non-appointment to BRICS Bank

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday distanced himself from the controversy surrounding the non-appointment of his predecessor...

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Death toll in #Barcelona now at 13, police say

A regional government official in Spain says 13 people have been killed in the van attack at a historic shopping and tourist area of Barcelona...

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Stay in and shape up!

Train indoors for outdoor activities...

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News24.com | We no longer need the ANC if it does what apartheid did – Makhosi Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has said it’s time for the country to move past the ruling party, barely an hour after she was removed as chairperson of the portfolio committee on publ...

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EC female farmer urges women to join farming industry

The owner of the High Heaven farm near Berlin in the Eastern Cape has encouraged women to take agriculture seriously...

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ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay slates progress of coalition

The African National Congress (ANC) in Nelson Mandela Bay on Thursday slated the Democratic Alliance-led coalition government...

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'The story of women freedom fighters of 1976 hasn't been told'

The proper story of women who joined the armed struggle in the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto uprising still needs to be told...

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Heavy snowfalls wreak havoc in Eastern Cape

Heavy snowfalls have wreaked havoc in high-lying areas in the Eastern Cape...

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Woman convicted of killing parents handed 20-year jail term

Bonolo Lekalakala pleaded guilty to murdering her mother Evah Beetge and stepfather Piet in 2015...

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News24.com | We no longer need ANC if it does what apartheid did – Makhosi Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has said it’s time for the country to move past the ruling party, barely an hour after she was removed as chairperson of the portfolio committee on publ...

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Gigaba sidesteps questions about Nene’s non-appointment to BRICS Bank

The finance minister said he could not be drawn into the matter as he was not involved when the process was initiated in 2015...

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Silicosis lawsuit: Mining companies hope to settle out of court

Six mining companies, including Sibanye Gold and Anglo American, have provisionally set aside around up to R100 million for a possible settlement...

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News24.com | Let police from outside KZN investigate political killings, commission hears

An intervention by police from outside of KwaZulu-Natal is needed to investigate politically related killings in the province, the Moerane Commission has heard...

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Milan striker Niang set for Spartak switch

French striker M'Baye Niang is set to end his frustrating four-year spell at AC Milan by signing a four-year deal with Russian league side Spartak Moscow, reports...

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Horror as van rams crowd in deadly Barcelona attack

A driver deliberately smashed a van into a crowd on Barcelona's most popular street on Thursday, killing at least one person before fleeing to a nearby bar, polic...

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‘I’m being persecuted for my stance against corruption’

Outspoken ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says she’s not surprised by the ruling party’s decision to remove her as a committee chairperson...

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Judgement in KZN ANC leadership case reserved

Judgment in the case which could see the current African National Congress KwaZulu-Natal leadership being dissolved has been reserved...

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AfriForum: Engels family rejected cash offer to stop case against Grace Mugabe

The first lady is accused of assaulting 20-year-old Engels in a Sandton hotel on Sunday...

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News24.com | Mbalula aims to make reporting gender based crimes less traumatic

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that he is aiming his efforts at ensuring that all gender based violence crimes are made easier and less traumatic to report to the pol...

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Makhosi Khoza axed from ANC parly portfolio committee

ANC Member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza has been removed from her position as the Chairperson of the Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Adminis...

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News24.com | Rift between Trollip and deputy mayor Bobani takes centre stage

What was supposed to be a celebration of the Democratic Alliance led coalition’s first year in office, was overshadowed by the blatant rift between executive mayor Athol Tro...

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News24.com | Psychiatric care in Gauteng in a dire state - Bloom

Psychiatric care in Gauteng is in a dire state due to unsuitable infrastructure and a shortage of psychiatric wards, DA MPL Jack Bloom says...

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SA’s major banks could face R60m class action suit

Some 219 people from across the country have applied to the Constitutional Court to hear a matter relating to the selling of properties after defaulting on mortgage loans...

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News24.com | Cape Town isues first tender to produce extra 500Ml of water

The City of Cape Town has advertised its first tender for the desalination of water as part of a R2bn initiative to produce an extra 500 million litres (Ml) for the drought-st...

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Mandela Bay mayor delivers state of the metro address

Nelson Mandela Executive Mayor Athol Trollip delivered his maiden state-of-the-metro address on Thursday...

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Bobani no confidence vote under spotlight at state of the metro address

Nelson Mandela Executive Mayor Athol Trollip delivered his maiden state-of-the-metro address on Thursday...

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Civil society groups plead with Zuma to fire Manana

A grouping of organisations focusing on gender-based violence said they had written to President Jacob Zuma asking him to eject Mduduzi Manana...

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