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BREAKING | Veteran musician Dorothy Masuka has died

BREAKING | Veteran musician Dorothy Masuka has died

Dorothy Masuka died at her Johannesburg home surrounded by family.

ANC bigwig accused of drugging, raping woman at a friend’s place

An ANC heavyweight is being accused by a Joburg woman of drugging and raping her.

Sudan editor detained after comment on emergency: family

Osman Mirghani, editor-in-chief of independent daily Al-Tayar, was taken away by security agents from his office late on Friday.

Egypt seeks death sentence for two monks over bishop's murder

Egypt seeks death sentence for two monks over bishop's murder

Dozens arrested in protests against fifth term for Algeria president

Security forces arrested 41 people during angry protests that rocked Algeria's capital against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking a fifth term

New Ebola case in eastern DR Congo, first in 23 days

A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epidemic had been brought under control after 23 days without any fresh infections. In an update issued on Friday, the health ministry said the new case had been discovered in the conflict-wracked Beni region.

DA sticks to its guns about land reform

The decision to expropriate land without compensation for citizens in the country is not a wise decision nd aan alternative model should be implemented.

WATCH | Scuffle breaks out as EFF is thrown out of Limpopo legislature

A scuffle broke out as members of the EFF were thrown out of the hall where the Limpopo legislature was holding its last state of the province address.

BEE not just for the chosen few - DA

The DA has once again taken a strong stance on black economic empowerment, saying that it's not sustainable. The party believes that BEE is a redress policy and has opted to offer a remodelled version of the ANC's BEE to voters. "The problem is that there are still many overwhelming foundational challenges to economic redress that is truly broad based.

Hunger worsens in South Sudan despite peace deal: UN

Tens of thousands face starvation in South Sudan, as fighting continues despite a peace deal signed six months ago meant to end civil war.

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised

Ninety-three workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials said Saturday, in the latest case of alcohol poisoning in the country. The deaths in Assam state came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed about 100 people in the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'

The ongoing scandals have escalated into a crisis which has touched many countries across the globe.

DA plans to reduce cabinet to 15 ministers and save R5bn a year

In its 75-page manifesto, the official opposition party says this will save the country close to R5bn annually.

Centurion substation goes up in flames after lightning strike

Thousands of residents were left in the dark on Friday night after the Brakfontein substation went up in flames after being struck by lightning.

Polls open in Nigerian election

President Muhammadu Buhari was one of the first in the queue when the nearly 120,000 polling stations began opening.

Lamppost 1, Ferrari 0 - William Nicol smash breaks supercar in half

A Ferrari was broken in half when  the driver lost control and smashed into a lamppost on Friday night in William Nicol Drive in Sandton, Johannesburg.

WATCH LIVE | Democratic Alliance launches its election manifesto

The Democratic Alliance launches its election manifesto at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg.

Suspect arrested for mugging of Muizenberg woman

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the mugging of a woman in Cape Town - video footage of which went viral on social media.

Durban mother gives birth on sidewalk

A baby girl was born on a sidewalk in Durban on Friday afternoon.

Blasts heard in Maiduguri, NE Nigeria, before polls: residents

Multiple blasts were heard at about 6:00 am.

State capture commission terminates contract of Bosasa's security firm

A company falling under the umbrella of controversial state contractor Bosasa has had its contract with the state capture commission terminated and been ordered to remove its equipment from the premises of the commission.

Zim parties walk out of post-election dialogue - others snub it entirely

The second session of the national dialogue with July 2018 presidential candidates at State House in Harare on Friday got off to a rocky start‚ with some candidates and their representatives walking out.

Kids not back at care facility accused of racism‚ abuse despite court order

The Christian Social Services (CSS) Association which oversees Morester children's homes in Newcastle and Ladysmith are headed back to court on Friday for a second legal battle with the KwaZulu-Natal department of social development.

'The name is corruption‚ but the game is procurement': Eskom's chair

Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza told the state capture inquiry on Friday that corruption at the power supplier manifested itself within the procurement processes.

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said - witnesses, security officials

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said - witnesses, security officials

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case

'I was afraid she might be bullied‚' deputy principal says of sangoma pupil

The deputy principal of a school in Ekurhuleni‚ east of Johannesburg‚ has admitted that he advised a grade 10 pupil to cover up her sangoma beads out of fear she would be victimised.

Zimbabwe devalues currency to tackle economic crisis

Zimbabwe devalues currency to tackle economic crisis

Bosasa liquidator 'can't answer' if employees will be paid next month

The man appointed as liquidator of controversial state contractor Bosasa said on Friday he was unsure whether workers would be paid until the end of March‚ as claimed by a union representative.
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