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Top K-pop star found dead in apparent suicide

A lead singer of SHINee, one of South Korea's top K-pop boybands, died on Monday, police said, in what appears to be a suicide...

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Zuma: I'm happy with role I played in ANC

Jacob Zuma went on a walkabout at an exhibition centre on the sidelines of the ANC national conference in Nasrec on Monday afternoon...

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Guinean UN peacekeeper dies of wounds after Mali attack

A UN peacekeeper from Guinea badly wounded in an attack in northeastern Mali last week has died, the UN mission in the conflict-riven west African country said on Monday...

The Citizen

What’s in Mgosi this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a soccer publication available free with your copy of The Citizen on Tuesday...

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News24.com | President's 'keeper' Roy Moodley spotted at Zuma walkabout

At least three companies which have been linked to questionable relations with government have stalls at the ANC's 54th elective conference – MultiChoice, Sasst...

News 24

I made my contribution – Zuma as he bows out

'I’m happy to say now that I’m bowing out very happy because I think, from my own point of view, I made my contribution.'...

The Citizen

News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: Counting 'still underway' - ANC

The African National Congress says counting is "still underway". Delegates are moving back into plenary for an open session where messages of support...

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News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: ANC delegates slowly moving towards plenary

ANC delegates are slowly making their way back to the plenary hall at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg...

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[GALLERY] Beaufort West water crisis in pictures

EWN chronicles the situation in Beaufort West which has almost run out of water...

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Introducing Free Lotto Fest: South Africa’s newest and biggest free online lotto-style competition

Free Lotto Fest is live and ready to make a millionaire out of you, so what are you waiting for!...

The Citizen

South Sudan rebels accuse army of attack as peace talks restart

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels accused the government army of attacking one of their bases overnight as a new round of peace talks between the warring sides ope...

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CT authorities to boost security at Grande Parade

The city's law enforcement officers arrested several suspects at the Grand Parade over the weekend for crimes, including cellphone theft and drug possession...

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Komphela causes a stir with Mageu pricing example

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela set Twitter alight when he used an example of Mageu prices in  his post-match interview following Amakhosi’s 1-0 win over Ajax this past...

The Citizen

WATCH: ANC members say they are tired of Zuma, his wife and his son

The ANC leadership's call to delegates attending this year's national conference have definitely fallen on deaf ears...

The Citizen

News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: ANC delegates making their way back to plenary

ANC delegates are slowly making their way back to the plenary hall at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg...

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Warning against bogus colleges

The department of higher education has urged students to remain on high alert and always verify the information on their institution of choice before enrolling...

The Citizen

Mantashe: A better ANC is good for the country

With the country heading to the polls in 2019 for the national and provincial elections, Gwede Mantashe says it is essential that the ANC recovers lost ground...

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KZN traditional healer accused of rape

A woman from Pietermaritzburg said she and her friends went to consult a traditional healer after they had heard him talking on Ukhozi FM...

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News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: I wanted to demonstrate unity - Mokonyane on withdrawal

Water and sanitation minister Nomvula Mokonyane said she withdrew her nomination for ANC treasurer general because she wanted to avoid a three-person race...

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News24.com | De Lille granted extension to give reasons for DA to keep her as mayor

The DA says City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been given until January 5 to make submissions regarding why she should not resign, after her lawyers requested an ex...

News 24

Man City ‘planning talks’ to extend Guardiola’s contract

Manchester City are planning talks with manager Pep Guardiola at the end of the season as the Premier League leaders seek to tie him to a long-term deal, reports said on Monda...

The Citizen

Four remain in police custody over EC initiation deaths

Twelve young men have died in that province since the start of the summer initiation season three weeks ago...

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‘Exceptional’ Australia claim Ashes as Smith seeks whitewash

Steve Smith praised his "exceptional" team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test in Perth on Monday, an...

The Citizen

Demos as Austrian far right sworn into new government

With a heavy police presence keeping thousands of protestors at bay, Austria's far right was sworn in Monday as part of the new government, rounding off a triumph...

The Citizen

#ANC54: Losing candidates must respect 'sovereignty of conference': Mahlobo

Energy Minister David Mahlobo has urged the losing candidates to respect sovereignty and decisions of the ANC's 54th national elective conference...

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Zimbabwe army leaves streets a month after Mugabe's ouster

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's army declared an end on Monday to the military intervention that ousted Robert Mugabe, promising to shut down their last roadblocks...

Reuters Africa

Tense vote count as S.Africa’s ANC elects new leader

Vote counting began Monday after thousands of delegates from South Africa's ruling ANC party cast ballots to choose their next leader, in an election seen as a de...

The Citizen

As vote counting continues, Mkhize denies cutting any deals

The ANC has confirmed that the counting of ballots is underway...

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Mkhize denies cutting any deal, as vote counting underway

The ANC has confirmed that the counting of ballots is underway...

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eNCA | PROFILE: The rise and decline of outgoing ANC leader Jacob Zuma

Will this once-respected MK cadre, intelligence operative and politician become a ridiculed pariah as his tenure winds down?...

eNCA

#ANC54 results: South Africa waits ... and tweets

As the country waits impatiently for the outcome of the hotly contested vote to determine who will lead the ANC, South Africans have turned to Twitter to express their feeling...

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Banyana star overwhelmed by Caf nomination

Banyana Banyana and University of Western Cape (UWC) midfielder Thembi Kgatlana says she didn’t expect to see her football career escalate so quickly, but she is overwhelmed...

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News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: Roy Moodley spotted at Zuma media walkabout

Roy Moodley, one of the key figures mentioned in the book The President's Keepers, was spotted at a business stall during President Jacob Zuma's medi...

News 24

Banyana star overwhelmed with Caf nominee

Banyana Banyana and University of Western Cape (UWC) midfielder Thembi Kgatlana says she didn’t expect to see her football career escalate so quickly, but she is overwhelmed...

The Citizen

#ANC54: I made my contribution, says Zuma

Speaking during a walkabout at the Nasrec Expo Centre, the outgoing ANC president said he was satisfied with the contribution he has made to the party...

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News24.com | Sanco calls on ANC leaders to distance themselves from Dlamini's 'scandalous' comments

The South African National Civic Organisation has called ANC Women's League president and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's comments &a...

News 24

News24.com | WATCH: 2 shot in house robbery in Florida, Johannesburg

A man has been seriously injured after he was shot during a house robbery in Florida, west of Johannesburg, Gauteng paramedics say...

News 24

[WATCH] Lindiwe Zulu: Land shouldn't be a thorny issue

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu says that the land issue is a thorny one and it is problematic that agriculture is still controlled by white males...

Eyewitness News

Are Khune and Sbahle engaged?

Itumeleng Khune and Sbahle Mpisane could be heading for the altar soon, if rumours about their engagement are true...

The Citizen

Mantashe: State capture dividing ANC

Earlier on Monday, Mantashe said there was what he calls dirty tricks during campaigning for the next party leadership but the movement wants to focus its energies on regainin...

Eyewitness News

Foster shifts focus to Pirates

After helping Amajita to clinch the Cosafa Youth Challenge, striker Lyle Foster says he will now put his focus on fighting for a starting berth at the Buccaneers...

The Citizen

eNCA | Rand firms as the ANC counts votes

Markets are awaiting the outcome of the party's election of a new president...

eNCA

DA lays criminal charges against Eskom CEO Matshela Koko

A disciplinary hearing last week found Koko not guilty of all charges...

The Citizen

Six Ugandan MPs ejected in rowdy debate to extend rule of ageing Museveni

KAMPALA (Reuters) - A move to change Uganda's constitution to allow ageing President Yoweri Museveni to rule beyond the current age limit provoked rowdy scenes in...

Reuters Africa

CT Mayor Patricia De Lille given extension to provide reasons to retain job

Last week, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said an investigation had revealed sufficient grounds to be concerned over her leadership of the City of Cape Town...

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#MeToo campaign excludes India's sex workers, lower caste women

Global social media campaign #MeToo excludes some of India's most vulnerable women who are abused and exploited on a daily basis, activists said...

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ANC veteran Kathrada’s widow berates Zuma

The letter and email correspondence were posted on the foundation’s website in response to Zuma’s interview...

The Citizen

ANC vote counting underway after 10-hour session

EWN understands that the voting process has now been completed...

Eyewitness News

Over 1,000 arrested in Gauteng for various crimes

Police say they are accused of various crimes, including murder, attempted murder, business robberies, cash-in-transit heists and hijackings...

Eyewitness News

Eyewitness describes man being torn in half during pileup

An eyewitness told of how he witnessed the horror of another man being torn in half during a recent pileup accident on the N4...

The Citizen

Somali security forces arrest former minister in raid

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces have arrested a former minister and outspoken government critic after clashing with his bodyguards during an overnight raid on his...

Reuters Africa

Bantwana through to last round qualifiers

Simphiwe Dludlu is happy with the progress of her Bantwana team after they went through to the last round of the 2018 Fifa Under-17 women's World Cup qualifiers...

The Citizen

Van Gaal has ‘unfinished business’ with Man Utd

Firebrand football manager Louis van Gaal says he is "most likely done as a coach" but would step back into the ring for one exception: a chance to g...

The Citizen

British police probe alleged racist attack on Man City’s Sterling

British police are investigating an alleged racially aggravated assault on Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling before the Premier League leaders' victory agai...

The Citizen

Kathrada spent months crafting letter to Zuma, says his widow

Barbara Hogan rubbished President Jacob Zuma’s claim that her late husband Ahmed Kathrada's letter urging him to resign was manipulated...

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Bodies of drowned medical students returned from Cuba

The bodies of two medical students who drowned while attending a party in Cuba, have been returned to SA for burial...

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Russia trolls try to sow UK discord amid attacks: report

Russian-linked fake social media accounts have systematically attempted to amplify social division in Britain around the terror attacks of the past year, according to a new st...

The Citizen

Zimbabwe's five-week military coup is over

The Zimbabwean army announced that "Operation Restore Legacy” - the military take over which began on November 13, has ended...

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News24.com | Gwede slates Yengeni: 'It's easy to collect quick, populist votes'

Outgoing secretary-general of the ANC Gwede Mantashe has slammed slate politics and accused delegates such as NEC member Tony Yengeni, who insists that delegates be allowed to...

News 24

eNCA | Business booms for vendors outside the ANC conference

Street vendors lined up at the entrance and displayed different ANC items ranging from hats, dresses, jackets, leggings and jumpsuits...

eNCA

News24.com | Mantashe: Centralised power is 'dangerous to the incumbent'

Outgoing ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has admitted that the ANC is confronted by "threats" that threaten to tear the party apart...

News 24

News24.com | WATCH: 2 shot in Florida house robbery

A man has been seriously injured after he was shot during a house robbery in Florida, west of Johannesburg, Gauteng paramedics say...

News 24

News24.com | Mistakes must be corrected, people must move forward – Niehaus

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma campaigner Carl Niehaus says he agrees with ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini who lambasted those who have failed to forgive h...

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DA lays charges against Eskom boss Matshela Koko

The DA has filed criminal charges against reinstated acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko for allegedly breaching the Public Finance Management Act...

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eNCA | Forgiving state capture culprits would kill ANC: Sanco

Sanco spokesman Jabu Mahlangu said the ANC should distance itself from Bathabile Dlamini’s comments...

eNCA

[LISTEN] Concerns raised about 'aggressive' begging in CT

CapeTalk host John Maytham interviews the City of Cape Town’s JP Smith about the matter...

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Sanco slams Bathabile Dlamini for asking citizens to forgive state capture

Dlamini said state capture did not begin with the Guptas, and claimed South Africans were being hypocritical...

The Citizen

News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: I am bowing out happy - Zuma

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma has told media at his party's 54th national elective conference that he is humbled, and is bowing out of leadership &quo...

News 24

Fin24.com | #ANC54 online poll - Fin24 users weigh in on ANC leadership race

With official results expected later, see what Fin24 readers had to say about who is most likely to win the ANC leadership race...

News 24

Licensing follows process

Philip Prinsloo, from the Western Cape Liquor Authority, shares his response to a letter asking that illegal liquor outlets be shut...

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Liquor licensing follows process

Philip Prinsloo, from the Western Cape Liquor Authority, shares his response to a letter asking that illegal liquor outlets be shut...

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Dlamini slammed for asking South Africans to forgive #StateCapture

Sanco said it was shocked by ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini's utterances that citizens should forgive state capture like it forgave apartheid...

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News24.com | Heavy police presence as underworld figure Modack, co-accused appear in dock

Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack, and six others linked to the underworld and nightclub security takeover, are set to spend Christmas behind bars...

News 24

News24.com | Mantashe slates slate politics

Outgoing secretary-general of the ANC Gwede Mantashe has slammed slate politics and accused delegates such as NEC member Tony Yengeni, who insists that delegates be allowed to...

News 24

Zimbabwe army ends intervention that led to Mugabe’s ouster

Zimbabwe's army chiefs announced Monday the end of the military intervention which forced former president Robert Mugabe to resign, while urging citizens to remai...

The Citizen

Mantashe: I saw signs of dirty tricks in run-up to ANC national conference

While some in the ANC have denied the presence of irregularities, including bogus delegates, Gwede Mantashe says not everyone played fair...

Eyewitness News

eNCA | LIVE VIDEO: The ANC announces its new leaders

After starting voting late, the ruling party is finally choosing its top six...

eNCA

Man pronounced dead following diving incident

The details surrounding the incident were not yet known...

The Citizen

Traveller24.com | Festive season: SA beaches increase safety, more lifeguards in Cape Town

With more holidaymakers at the coast, the City of Cape Town increases the number of lifeguards on its beaches...

News 24

Two men drown in Free State river during traditional ritual

SAPS divers attended the scene on Saturday morning and searched for the two bodies...

The Citizen

News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: I did not do any deals - Zweli Mkhize

Outgoing ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize tells News24 that he did not do any deals with any presidential candidates in exchange for dropping out of the race for deputy pres...

News 24

Opposition parties raise concerns over higher education funding

The president announced the way forward at the weekend after the Heher Commission of Inquiry released its report which looked into the feasibility of free higher education...

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South Africa ANC vote too close to call, markets on edge

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Counting of ballots began to determine who will head South Africa's ANC party that has ruled since the end of apartheid but is tarnished...

Reuters Africa

Joburg metro cops nab 555 drunken drivers

The drunken drivers had to pay bail of up to R2 500, but only after three to six hours in detention...

The Citizen

How China's score system could turn into Big Brother of digital era

Step by step, China has been rolling out surveillance technology that is remarkably intrusive, comprehensive and ubiquitous, says the writer...

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Teko was right to leave Sundowns – Pitso

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he understands why Teko Modise decided to leave the Brazilians and join Cape Town City...

The Citizen

Police arrest 6 for possession of stolen firearm outside Nasrec

The men were arrested in the parking lot at the conference venue at the weekend...

Eyewitness News

Voting for new ANC leadership ends

Some 4,700 delegates cast their ballots over the last 10 hours...

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eNCA | WATCH: Why Zizi Kodwa voted for Ramaphosa

Earlier ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa tweeted that had chosen Ramaphosa...

eNCA

News24.com | 'My nerves are finished!' South Africa anxiously awaits #ANC54 results

With voting officially completed and counting underway, the waiting game is on for the results of the ANC elective conference...

News 24

WATCH: #ANC54 campaign characterised by dirty tricks, says Mantashe

Outgoing secretary-general of the ANC Gwede Mantashe said that the election campaign for the ANC's leadership had been characterised by "dirty tricks...

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Malawi declares 20 districts disaster areas after armyworm outbreak

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi, already struggling with flooding from heavy rains, has declared 20 districts disaster areas after infestations of crop munching fall army worm thr...

Reuters Africa

News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: I was busy with the financial report - Mkhize on why he didn't vote

Voting has ended at the ANC elective conference and counting has official begun. Results of the 54th ANC elective conference are expected to be announced later...

News 24

#ANC54 There was no deal cut, says Zweli Mkhize

Outgoing ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has denied he threw his weight behind Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma before he withdrew his candidacy to be deputy president...

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KZN cop killer given life

Sergeant Mondli Chiliza was a hard worker and a loving father...

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News24.com | LIVE FROM NASREC: Zuma meets the media at #ANC54

Voting has ended at the ANC elective conference and counting has official begun. Results of the 54th ANC elective conference are expected to be announced later...

News 24

NFD wrap: Teams close the year with a bagful of goals

The National First Division (NFD) drew to an explosive end of the first round with 27 goals scored in the last matches before the summer break...

The Citizen

News24.com | Ramaphosa won't 'smash' ANC for his own ego - Hogan

Former ANC NEC member Barbara Hogan has said she would prefer Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed Jacob Zuma as party president, as he is not the type to 'smash&#0...

News 24

Somali security forces arrest ex-minister, kill five bodyguards in raid

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces arrested a former minister and presidential candidate in an overnight raid on his home in which they killed five of his bodyguards...

Reuters Africa

Lighter winds may help battle against destructive #ThomasFire

Lighter winds expected in California should help firefighters in their battle against one of the largest wildfires in the state's history...

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