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Inquest into death of baby after teargas fired in Cape Town

An inquest has been ordered into the death of a 4-month-old baby after teargas was fired by police during protests ...


Ekstein's return to Kaizer Chiefs explained

Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Hendrick Ekstein recently returned to Naturena to collect final documents related to his ...


N2 closed again as bus, tyres burn

Protesting on the N2 outside Cape Town resulted in the highway being closed between the R300 and Duinefontein Road on ...


Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa

South Africa's Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries recently declared 20 marine sites as protected areas. One of them is ...


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UN security council told Iran pact must be kept on foot

NEW YORK, New York - The United Nations believes the Iran nuclear deal should be salvaged, arguing that there is ...

Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Business

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AA opening up new routes to Latin American and Caribbean destinations

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines is continuing to expand its footprint in the Caribbean and Latin America.The carrier on ...

Wall Street mixed Werdnesday as dollar continues easing

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks softened a touch on Wednesday, while the tech sector made moderate advances.There was ...

TechnipFMC settles foreign bribery charges

NEW YORK, New York - Global oil and gas giant TechnipFMC plc (TFMC), a publicly traded company in the U.S. ...

Asian markets remain soft Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Markets were calm but soft in Asia on Wednesday with all the major bourses, except Hong Kong's, ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

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Bosasa boss Gavin Watson grilled at SARS inquiry - report

Gavin Watson, the head of corruption-accused company Bosasa (now African Global Operations) has appeared before a confidential South African Revenue ...


Govt says Eskom creditors won?t lose out in restructure

The SA government has laid out a timeline for the restructuring of Eskom and pledged that creditors of the state-owned ...


Security official dives in to save duiker hit by car

ADT security officer Zolile Hoyi is used to spotting wild animals at night as he conducts his patrols in the ...


Judgment day for Jiba, Mrwebi matter in ConCourt

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the Constitutional Court in an application aimed at having axed deputy prosecutions ...


Gordhan: 5 reasons behind SAA's huge losses

There are 5 reasons why South African Airways is currently in such a precarious financial position and has persistently incurred ...


SA U19s to focus on team spirit, execution in third Youth ODI

Cape Town- South Africa under-19s opening batsman Andrew Louw says the team must back each other and trust in their ...


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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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