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Brrrrrrace yourselves! Cold front to hit SA, especially Western Cape

South Africans can expect cold weather conditions from Thursday going into the weekend, especially in the Western Cape, according to ...


The army is being used to fight Cape Town's gangs. Why it's a bad idea

Following the latest spate of murders on the notorious Cape Flats in the Cape Town, the South African government has ...


Govt to propose water transformation Bill, says Sisulu

South Africa's water department will propose a bill to eliminate "glaring inequalities" in the industry and draft new conservation regulations.While ...


Dates, times for all 2019/20 Absa Premiership derbies

Cape Town - The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season kicks off with three South African derbies on the opening weekend.Champions Mamelodi ...


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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 ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

Business

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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 ...

National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

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JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices.Although modest, most ...


Malema warns Ramaphosa: Don?t outsource your authority to a cabal

Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema used his response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidency budget vote to take aim at Minister ...


Businessman claiming to be 'rogue unit' victim loses court bid

The Johannesburg High Court has ruled against a businessman who sought to have a multi-million-rand tax assessment set aside, in ...


Springboks v Wallabies: All the stats and facts

Johannesburg - Stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Wallabies at Ellis Park:It's almost ...


Joburg woman gives birth in car: 'People thought we were joking'

Madelein Meissner-Roloff from Bryanston in Johannesburg was calmly getting dressed when she realised her third child's birth was closer than ...


Thursday's weather: Rain for the Cape ahead of a cold front

Rain is forecast for the southern parts of the Western Cape ahead of a cold front on Thursday.WarningsExtremely high fire ...


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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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