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One dead, 13 due in court after protests and looting in Cape Town

Bus and a business torched as Cape Town protests flare up againA senior official in charge of the operation on ...


Diamond shop hit by armed robbers at mall in Somerset West

Armed robbers hit a diamond store at Somerset Mall on Tuesday.Two incidents on the N2, kilometres away, appear to be ...


China Energy holds open day event on wind power project in South Africa

A Chinese clean energy company organized an open day event on Monday to showcase operations, COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control ...


WRAP | Absa Premiership

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, kick-off times, results and match reports for all this week'sKaizer Chiefs v ...


Could testing be better than a bio-bubble for rugby's resumption?

Bulls coach Jake White has revealed that his team doctor, Gerhard Louwrens, believes SA Rugby and unions could save a ...


South African policy isn't connecting child nutrition and sanitation

When faced with complex problems that require coordination and collaboration, government departments almost instinctively retreat to their silos and predetermined ...


Tim Spirit | We?ve been starved of action; please don?t disappoint!

As it stands, Black Leopards, AmaZulu, Polokwane City, Baroka, Chippa United, Stellenbosch, Cape Town City and Bloemfontein Celtic could still ...


French farmers plea for government help as heatwave parches crops

Blistering heat and severe drought across France has forced 76 of the country's 96 mainland departements to implement tight water ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Aug. 12

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 62 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing ...


Search for gunmen launched after three die in shooting near Khayelitsha taxi rank

Two people died on the scene and the third one died on arrival at the hospital. ...


Claims patients sent to Pretoria West retirement home to die of Covid-19

The owner of the private retirement village, Ronel van Dyk, claimed a hospital did not want any deaths of elderly ...


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Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

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Wall Street has investors jumping, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied again on Wednesday, pushing the Nasdaq to a new record high, and ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

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Covid-19: There are hopeful signs the virus has peaked, says SAMRC

Ramaphosa to lift tobacco, alcohol bans and move to Level 2, say sourcesIt added the pandemic had different trajectories in ...


Police brutality under lockdown: Public has 'no faith' in cops

Instances of police, military brutality evidence of state's limitations - researcher"Covid-19 has exposed our inefficiency and ineffectiveness of policing systems," ...


Got your bag? The critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

Today, bags are everywhere - from cheap canvas ones at the supermarket to designer handbags costing up to US$2,000,000.But archaeological ...


Jomo Sono's Cosmos in survival fight

Jomo Cosmos face the threat of losing their place in the PSL structure.Jomo Sono's iconic outfit currently find themselves deep ...


Your weather watch: Chilly Thursday expected, as cold front looms

It will be a mostly cloudy to cold day on Thursday, according to the South African Weather Service, with strong ...


Kganyago: Quantitative easing 'won't make sense' for South Africa

ANALYSIS | Are SA consumers in a deflationary danger zone?"QE will become appropriate when interest rates are at the zero ...


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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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