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The life and death of an immigrant dog whisperer

WARNING: This article may upset sensitive readers.The dogs he walked would anticipate his arrival and recognise him when he arrived ...


South Africa's efforts to fix traditional courts hit a snag

South Africa's Traditional Courts Bill, aimed at regulating traditional courts, has been put on hold amid concerns over its legality.Traditional ...


Teen arrested for allegedly hijacking vehicle carrying 17 pupils

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a Khayelitsha hijacking.The vehicle was transporting 17 pupils at the time ...


Sharks sign UWC's Varsity Cup star 'Driller'

The Sharks have confirmed the signing of Zimbabwean and University of the Western Cape (UWC) loose forward Tinotenda Mavesere.The 22-year-old ...


How Christian Eriksen's collapse shook Steven Kitshoff

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff said it was tough to see Danish footballer Christian Eriksen collapse on the field.The 29-year-old Eriksen ...


Cape Town teen, 14, manages to elude attempted kidnappers

A 14-year-old girl survived an attempted kidnapping while walking home from school last week.It is alleged the teen was asked ...


Clover's large Cape Town factory under the hammer

Clover's 9 000m² premises in Parow, Cape Town, will be auctioned on 30 June.Shane Howe, a sales agent Broll Auctions ...


Cape Town man shot while walking home

A male in his 20s has been shot in Strandfontein Village SAPS confirmed the shooting happened around 13:30 in the ...


Why former DA members are suing Mmusi Maimane for R1 million each

Four former DA councillors have lodged court papers to sue former party leader Mmusi Maimane. The councillors resigned at the ...


Covid-19: SA vaccinates almost 1.3 million with Pfizer

Pfizer vaccines have been administered to almost 1.3 million people.The province to have administered the most vaccines is KwaZulu-Natal.Around half ...


Western Cape police investigate third taxi shooting in a week

Western Cape police are investigation a Manenberg taxi shooting.The shooting is the third taxi-related incident in the province in a ...


International

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600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...

Chinese officials investigated over deaths of 21 runners

BEIJING, China: Twenty-seven Chinese officials are being investigated following the deaths of 21 runners last month during an ultramarathon in ...

Putin offers to exchange cybercriminals with U.S.

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia would send wanted cybercriminals to the U.S. if the U.S. ...

Biden says Russia weaker than appears

CARBIS BAY, England: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that Russia might be weaker than appears, noting that Moscow ...

Houses for sale for 16 cents for new residents of Croatian town

LEGRAD, Croatia: Seeking to lure new residents, a town in northern Croatia, in Europe, is selling its abandoned homes for ...

Highest temperatures, extended duration as heat wave strikes U.S. west

WASHINGTON D.C.: A heat wave is expected to strike the American west in the coming weeks, which will offer not ...

Business

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Britain-Australia free trade deal marks UK move away from Europe

LONDON, England: In the wake of the just concluded G7 summit, Britain and Australia announced a trade deal on Tuesday ...

Aussie stock market on a roll, regional Asian markets falter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly on the nose on Wednesday, however, the Australian market continues to ...

As German union seeks foothold, Amazon jumps wage to 12 EUR per hour

MUNICH, Germany: Amazon has announced that employees at its Germany-based warehouse facilities will receive an hourly pay increase to 12 ...

G7 seeks Russian moves on cybercrimes, chemical weapons

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) nations on Sunday demanded Russia act against committing cyber attacks, as well ...

Across-the-board losses for U.S. stocks, Britain seals Oz trade deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker across the board on Tuesday.In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced ...

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South Africa

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Malawi abolishes death penalty: what it means for southern Africa

The Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal abolished the death penalty in April, the most notable decision against capital punishment since ...


South African dinosaur skeleton scans build up a picture from egg to adult

If you ask children what their favourite dinosaurs are, the answers will undoubtedly include T. rex, Triceratops and maybe Brachiosaurus. ...


SA in spotlight at US Open: The 9 golfers flying the flag high

The 121st US Open gets under way in San Diego from Thursday with Bryson DeChambeau looking to defend his title.There ...


Large methane leak detected over South Africa coal mining region

The cloud was spotted about 125 kilometers east of Johannesburg in an area where Sasol has coal mines.Methane can continue ...


PSL: Faf du Plessis ruled out of tournament

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Quetta Gladiators batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday was ruled out of the remaining ...


British PM says it doesn't look like COVID-19 leaked from Chinese lab

© Provided by Xinhua LONDON, June 16 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that it doesn't look ...


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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 ...