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From floods to strikes: Ramaphosa honours SANDF, full of pride

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday paid tribute to the country's armed forces and the many ways in which they helped ...


Navratilova gets dumped by LGBT group over her transgender comments

Cape Town [South Africa], Feb 21 (ANI): Tennis veteran Martina Navratilova has been removed as an ambassador by Athlete Ally, ...


Mass service delivery protest hits Plettenberg Bay

A large service delivery protest hit the streets of Plettenberg Bay on Wednesday. Crowds took to the streets of the ...


Two men bust driving truck loaded with R28m worth of abalone

Two men were nabbed in the Western Cape driving a truck loaded with abalone estimated at R28m, police said on ...


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Jussie Smollett granted bail, accused of staging attack on himself

CHICAGO, Illinois - U.S. actor Jussie Smollett was granted bail on Thursday after appearing in a Chicago court charged with ...

Apartment buildings and warehouses destroyed in deadly fire in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores of people have died tragically in a fire that has ripped through apartment buildings, a restaurant ...

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders picks Muslim to lead campaign

MONTPELIER, Vermont - Soon after announcing he is having another tilt at the presidency, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has named a ...

White House calls ex top FBI official a 'liar and leaker'

NEW YORK, New York - The FBI began an investigation into whether U.S. President Donald Trump was a Russian agent, ...

Police in Western Australia make arrests, seize cash and cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - An international drug ring operating in the West Australian capital of Perth has been dismantled. In ...

Trump plans to provide 'highly sensitive' nuclear technology to Saudis

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Congressional committee is exploring whether the Trump administration is planning to provide Saudi Arabia with ...

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U.S. stocks dip after data showing economy slowing

NEW YORK, New York - Three separate pieces of economic data tabled on Thursday put pay to this week's rally on U.S. ...

European carmakers could be hit with tariffs, warns Trump

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted he may be about to open a new front in his ...

Asian stocks stronger, Aussie dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday with news oiut of Washington that U.S. and ...

U.S. stocks made modest gains Wednesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made modest gains on Wednesday as investors and traders contemplated minutes of the ...

Irish and French ministers confer on post-Brexit fishing

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed met up with Jean-Yves Le Drian, the ...

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BUDGET BRIEFING: Mboweni takes no prisoners and skips the BS

"We must demonstrate we're the government, we're not petitioners. We must govern..." - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni at a press ...


?Return the children?

The children who were removed from three children's homes in Ladysmith and Newcastle at the weekend by the Department of ...


Public Protector asked to probe fatal Bank of Lisbon building blaze

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been asked to investigate the Bank of Lisbon Building blaze in Johannesburg last year in ...


Police search-and-rescue dog helps find body of missing woman

Tyson, a search-and-rescue dog with the SAPS K9 unit was instrumental in helping to find the body of a woman ...


FlySafair makes 'precautionary' landing, warns of knock-on delay

A FlySafair flight had to circle Robben Island for almost two hours on Thursday to burn off fuel so it ...


Parliament dissolved for the elections

The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution to dissolve Parliament. The motion was brought by ANC chief whip ...


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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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