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WATCH LIVE | Ace Magashule and co-accused appear in court

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Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule and 15 co-accused are back in court, facing more than 70 charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering relating to the alleged irregular awarding of the R255m Free State asbestos roof…

‘Irate citizen complaints’ lead to longer hours at some home affairs offices

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Home affairs minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has approved the temporary extension of operating times at some of the department’s offices by two-and-a-half hours, to keep them open from 8am to 5.30pm.

Rachel Kolisi 'sobbed' after reading Siya's book: 'There were so many stories I'd never heard before'

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"I may be married to the guy but there were so many stories I had never heard before. I laughed, I sobbed, I often had to stop and think about the many important points that were raised," said Rachel.

WATCH | SA’s ‘alien’ trees threaten water supply

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Thousands of hectares of invasive pine trees are being painstakingly removed to ease Cape Town’s climate-induced water shortages.

Joburg resident remanded by court over Ethiopian trafficking accusations

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The accused allegedly demanded money from the families of those held captive, in exchange for their release.

Tigray forces say air strikes hit Ethiopia's Mekelle, government denies

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Rebellious Tigrayan forces accused the Ethiopian government of launching air strikes on the capital of Tigray region on Monday, and though a government official initially denied strikes, state-run media later reported the air force…

WATCH | Services, jobs and land — Here’s what the EFF and DA promise in their election adverts

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The EFF and DA ere hoping to emerge victorious after the local government elections on November 1.

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Kilimanjaro among Africa's glaciers set to melt — millions of poor face drought, floods, UN says

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Africa's fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118-million poor people face imminent drought, floods or extreme heat, and climate change could also shave 3% off continental GDP by mid-century, the U.N. climate agency warned…

Free State Cricket CEO admits to providing black players with low-grade accommodation

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Free State Cricket CEO Johan van Heerden has admitted that the union made young black cricketers to stay in an old stadium gymnasium under the stand of Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein.

New 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor Special Edition rolls into town

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Ford SA has launched its new Ranger Raptor Special Edition. Built in limited numbers, this high-performance bakkie stands out from the rest of the range thanks to a host of unique styling tweaks

Brisbane 2032 Games spend likely to exceed $3.72 billion - Minister

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The cost of the 2032 Brisbane Olympics is likely to exceed the A$5 billion ($3.72 billion) estimate in the pitch document but the Australian government would ensure it was spent wisely, sports minister Richard Colbeck said on Tuesday.

MTN and Vodacom join Telkom in temporary spectrum lawsuit

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SA's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, have joined number three Telkom in a lawsuit to stop the regulator withdrawing temporary frequency spectrum assigned at the start of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Cape seabirds dying in their thousands from Avian flu outbreak

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The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds warned that the serious outbreak of Avian Influenza among wild seabirds in the Bergrivier Municipality on the West Coast, as well as the Walker Bay area in the Overberg…

IndyCar's O'Ward living the dream ahead of McLaren F1 test

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Pato O'Ward jokes that he would be a billionaire if he had banked a penny every time he was asked about his Formula One prospects and the 22-year-old Mexican IndyCar driver can expect no let up now

Here's when we can expect the Covid-19 fourth wave to hit Gauteng

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Here's why Gauteng Premier David Makhura thinks the fourth wave is coming soon.

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US missionaries kidnapped in Haiti as gangs grow more brazen

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A US Christian aid organization on Sunday said a group of its missionaries had been kidnapped in Haiti, a further sign the Caribbean nation's gangs are growing increasingly brazen amid political and economic crises.

Trump sues US House committee investigating January 6 attack on Capitol

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Former President Donald Trump on Monday sued the US congressional committee investigating the January 6 riot at the Capitol, claiming members made an illegal request for his White House records.

Pandemic brings forward predictions for peak oil demand

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The Covid-19 pandemic this year has dented oil consumption and brought forward forecasts by energy majors, producers and analysts for when the world's demand for oil may peak

Husband who staged his wife’s suicide jailed for 15 years by Limpopo court

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A Limpopo man who hanged his wife in their home in a staged suicide has been jailed for 15 years.

Nigerian mafia leaders arrested after Hawks swoop in Cape Town

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TimesLIVE understands that six leaders of the Black Axe organised crime group’s Cape Town chapter were arrested in a co-ordinated operation involving the Hawks and US law-enforcement authorities.

Man implicated in Gabisile Shabane’s murder says cops beat him to confess

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The accused wants the court to disregard the confession statement he made to police about the January 2018 abduction and killing, saying it was made under duress.

Several suburbs in southern Joburg without electricity after blaze

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Affected areas include Robertsham, Booysens, Crown Gardens, Ridgeway, part of Mondeor, Gillview, Glenada, Ophirton, Evans Park, Ormonde, Winchester Hills, Southdale, Aeroton and Nasrec.

‘Vote for Hlaudi, you’ll see miracles’: ACM leader Motsoeneng vows to deliver in the Free State

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African Content Movement (ACM) leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng has vowed to deliver "miracles" in QwaQwa in Free State.

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Transnet restores some operations at Richards Bay after fire

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Richards Bay Bulk Terminal, Africa's largest coal export facility, is one of seven commercial ports that Transnet operates. Last Friday, it declared force majeure on its operations there after a second fire in a week.

More than 12,400 candidates to contest local polls in the W Cape, the highest number yet

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The 2021 local government elections may be the biggest yet in the Western Cape with more parties and individuals vying for seats in municipalities across the province.

North Korea fires ballistic missile, disrupts Japanese election campaign start

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North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east coast on Tuesday, pulling Japan's new prime minister off the campaign trail and overshadowing the opening of a major arms fair in Seoul.

YOUR COVID-19 QUESTIONS ANSWERED | Why will children between 12 and 17 only be given one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine?

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Health minister Joe Phaahla said a single dose will be given because it is safest, while experts study reports of chest pains and temporary heart inflammation from mostly males in this age group who got the second jab.

UN envoy meets Mnangagwa over Zimbabwe sanctions

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"These sanctions are illegal and hurt the most vulnerable in our society," the presidency said.

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'She would have been proud': maths prodigy dedicates win to mom

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A mathematics prodigy in grade 11 has dazzled the South Africa Mathematics Olympiad (Samo) with his innovative approach to problem-solving.