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City of Cape Town misses deadline on Masiphumelele land

The future of the Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement has been a bone of contention between the City of Cape Town ...


Dodgy Western Cape security contract: still no answers from MEC

The Western Cape government has failed to answer questions about a surprising R3m-a-month contract signed by the Western Cape government ...


'Leave our beaches alone' - Maiden's Cove regulars speak out

The City of Cape Town is planning a R1.5bn development of Maiden's Cove - a scenic headland and beach between ...


Former PE beggar opens own butchery

A reformed Port Elizabeth beggar and recovered alcoholic is determined to start afresh and give back to the community through ...


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Trump sparks derisive laughter from world leaders at the UN

NEW YORK, U.S. - In his second ever address before the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Iran lays out its beliefs at UNGA: No war, threats, bullying

NEW YORK, U.S. - While the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's insult-laden speech at the 73rd Session of the United Nations ...

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Houthis in Yemen accused of taking hostages to extort money

SANAA, Yemen - Accusing Iran-backed Shiite rebels, the Houthis of committing serious abuses in Yemen, an international watchdog has revealed ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

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Crypto exchange Zaif hack angers Japan's financial watchdog

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, which is owned by Tech Bureau Corp suffered a hack earlier this ...

Daimler's new CEO is the auto giant's first non-German boss

BERLIN, Germany - Daimler unveiled its succession plan on Wednesday and said that the company's current CEO, Dieter Zetsche is ...

Tinder launches new opt-in setting for Indian women

MUMBAI, India - In a bid to give Indian women extra control over how they choose a match, Tinder has ...

U.S. military confirms arms sale to Taiwan, China fumes

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a move that has left China fuming, the U.S. State Department has approved a controversial deal ...

Malta watchdog claims anti-money-laundering probe dropped

BRUSSELS, Belgium - After conducting a probe into how EU anti-money-laundering rules were applied at Pilatus Bank, the European Banking ...

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Al Shabaab bombings target Mogadishu, U.S. launches strikes

MOGADISHU, Somalia - After launching two separate attacks targeting the heart of the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the Islamist militant ...


NSPCA battles environmental affairs over lion bone quota

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has lodged an urgent application with the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg against ...


EFF, ANC remember Mama Winnie on her birthday

Wednesday would have marked the 82nd birthday of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Both the EFF and the ANC have sent ...


EXCLUSIVE: How Bosasa bragged about Zuma, NPA influence

In the weeks leading up to the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as the country's prosecutions boss, Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson ...


South Africa - Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa

MATAMELA CYRIL RAMAPHOSA, President ofSouth Africa, said nearly a quarter of a century has elapsed since Nelson Mandela stood at ...


City of Cape Town misses deadline on Masiphumelele land

The future of the Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement has been a bone of contention between the City of Cape Town ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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