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Peppering of snow expected for Eastern Cape amid cold snap

A dusting of snow has been forecast for parts of the Eastern Cape over the weekend amid a cold snap, ...


Army seen entering Manenberg on the Cape Flats

Videos on social media show members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) entering Manenberg in Cape Town on ...


Cape Town Sevens to undergo major makeover

Cape Town - The Cape Town Sevens undergoes a major makeover this year, stretching over three action-packed days in December, ...


Truck carrying wind turbine tumbles off mountain

A truck carrying a wind turbine tumbled off a mountain at Piekenierskloof Pass in Citrusdal on Thursday morning, authorities said.The ...


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Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

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Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks'

Cape Town - Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship ...


Zuma Withdraws From South African Corruption Inquiry

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has decided to stop testifying at a public inquiry into state corruption.Zuma's lawyers said ...


South Africa Mourns 'White Zulu' Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG - South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, ...


Think in reverse about your retirement savings

There is a major gap between expectation and reality when it comes to saving for retirement.Many South Africans don't consider ...


Simbine on the hunt for fast times in London

Cape Town - Leading South African sprinter Akani Simbine continues his hunt for quicker times and respect on the world ...


Tau set for major transfer to Belgium giants

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana forward Percy Tau is reportedly on the verge of joining top-flight Belgium side Club Brugge.The ...


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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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