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Jiba 'vindicated' after court order stalls Parliamentary process

Parliament's process to consider President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to fire senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has been put ...


Man limps into dock after Blue Route Mall jewellery heist

A man limped into the dock of the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday where he and a co-accused appeared in ...


Woman goes missing on her way to fetch mom at Cape Town airport

A woman who left a hotel in Cape Town on Monday to fetch her mother at the airport has been ...


WC govt says contentious R64m Dunoon land purchase is above board

Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Tertius Simmers insists the purchase of land in Dunoon is above board.This after he refused ...


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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

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Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

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England legend picks Proteas duo in best ever XI

Cape Town - Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has named his best-ever cricket XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ...


EFF welcomes Unisa renaming building after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The EFF on Wednesday welcomed the decision by the University of South Africa (Unisa) to rename one of its buildings ...


Jiba 'vindicated' after court order stalls Parliamentary process

Parliament's process to consider President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to fire senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has been put ...


Black-owned wines, spirits to get an EU boost

Black-owned liquor brands in South Africa can expect to get their spirits lifted, courtesy of a €10m financing agreement between ...


Man limps into dock after Blue Route Mall jewellery heist

A man limped into the dock of the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday where he and a co-accused appeared in ...


Illegal cigarettes found in premises rented by PMB man

The Pietermaritzburg regional court heard yesterday that cigarettes found at premises rented by a man, now standing trial, did not ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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