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News24.com | Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75%

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Egypt has raised natural gas prices for households and businesses by between 33.3 and 75%.

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News24.com | Trump lashes out at ex-lawyer Cohen, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'

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US President Donald Trump has lashed out at his former lawyer, saying Michael Cohen may have acted illegally in secretly taping their discussion about a payment to hush up an alleged affair with a Playboy model.

Saturday, Jul 21

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News24.com | Robbers make off with everything from food to solar panels in Joubertina farm attack

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A manhunt for a gang of robbers who held up a Joubertina couple and ransacked a farm house - stealing everything from food to solar panels - has entered its second day, Eastern Cape police have confirmed.

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News24.com | WATCH: Several train carriages on fire in Cape Town

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A thick black cloud could be seen billowing between high rise buildings in the city centre.

News24.com | VIDEO | Train carriages on fire in Cape Town

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Several train carriages caught alight at the Cape Town railway station on Saturday afternoon. Watch dramatic footage from the scene here.

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News24.com | Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

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In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

News24.com | WATCH: Era of land seizures is over, Mnangagwa tells whites at a rally in Harare

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Zimbabwe's president is trying to rally white minority voters as the race in this month's historic election becomes too close to call.

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News24.com | The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'

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Trump's press conference with Putin tips off a week of verbal zigs and zags.

News24.com | ANC Gauteng top 5 announced

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The ANC in Gauteng has elected its new top leadership in the province at its 13th provincial conference.

News24.com | ANC KZN Top 5 elected after shaky start to conference

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The KwaZulu-Natal ANC's eighth provincial elective conference has elected a new top leadership after a shaky start to its highly-anticipated conference.

News24.com | Swazi political party 'challenges electoral system in court'

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A Swaziland political party has challenged the country's political system a month before Africa's last absolute monarch goes to the polls.

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News24.com | Trump-Putin II: Planning fall event in aftermath of Helsinki

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US President Donald Trump is inviting Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the White House, even as the cleanup from their summit this week continues.

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News24.com | Zimbabwe jails Mugabe's ex-minister for graft

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A Zimbabwe court has handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe's last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, a report says.

Friday, Jul 20

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News24.com | WATCH: YouTube channel FamilyOFive shut down for child abuse

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The YouTube channel that used to upload prank videos on family members is shut down after uploading "content that endangers children."

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News24.com | Trump 'on tape' discussing payment to Playboy model - NYT

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US President Donald Trump was secretly taped two months before the 2016 election discussing payments to a former Playboy model, with whom he allegedly had an affair, and the recording is in FBI hands, a bombshell report claimed Friday.

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News24.com | Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for dissidents

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Ethiopia's parliament has approved an amnesty for dissidents, thousands of whom have been released as part of a series of unprecedented reforms since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power.

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News24.com | Mozambique passes election reforms in peace progress

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The Mozambican parliament has passed electoral reforms putting back on track municipal voting due to be held on October 10, in the latest step of peace negotiations.

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News24.com | More than 300 older children split at border are reunited

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The Trump administration says it has reunified 364 children ages five and older with the parents after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds before a court-imposed deadline.

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News24.com | Million-dollar mistake: Woman becomes millionaire for 10 minutes after mix-up

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For a few minutes, Boston resident Ellen Fleming says she was a millionaire.

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News24.com | Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories.

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News24.com | WATCH: Trump, Putin lash out over summit fallout

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US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, lashed out after days of criticism over Trump's apparent failure to blame Russia for interference in the 2016 US election.

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News24.com | US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

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The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the US after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former US president Barack Obama.

News24.com | Trump slams record EU fine against Google

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President Donald Trump lashed out after Brussels hit US tech giant Google with a record fine, and warned he would no longer allow Europe to take "advantage" of the United States.

Thursday, Jul 19

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News24.com | US intel chief in tight spot over Trump and Russia meddling

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Intel chief Coats' steadfast criticism of Russia puts him on the spot in the Trump administration

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News24.com | Zuckerberg clarifies stance on policy for Holocaust deniers

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media.

News24.com | WATCH: America: The country that's always having elections

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Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it's a different story - here's why.

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News24.com | WATCH: Trump says Russia is no longer targeting US

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US President Donald Trump said he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting US intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections.

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News24.com | WATCH: Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya

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Loon, the internet-delivering balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, announces its first commercial deal.

News24.com | Cameroon's anglophone crisis hits palm oil, cocoa production

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The crisis in anglophone Cameroon is damaging the Southwest Region's economy, with palm oil plantations closing and the cocoa trade tumbling, an NGO report says.

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News24.com | Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive", he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.