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Eskom finds second act of sabotage at Tutuka as air pipe is cut

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Zoey Seboe on Miss SA and her rare skin condition: 'Beauty is knowing that simply existing is enough' The Miss SA finalist tells W24 that her persistent and confident nature kicked in when she saw the entries open for the pageant... 4h ago

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Mantashe hints at revoking Sibanye's mining rights as strike drags on -- Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has suggested his department could revoke Sibanye-Stillwater's mining rights at its gold mines amid an ongoing...

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Russia seeking to wrest seized nuclear plant from Ukraine

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South Africa's new interest rate: how it compares, and where it is going - South Africa's 50-basis-point increase in rates now puts it at a higher interest rate than India. 1h ago

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Diana Ross to return to the stage in the UK for the queen's Platinum Jubilee - The monarch is celebrating 70 years on the throne with a big palace concert on Saturday, 4 June, that will see some of the biggest stars in the UK – and the world –... 28m ago

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Tokyo medical school ordered to pay over gender discrimination -- A medical school in Tokyo that made it harder for female students to pass entrance exams was on Thursday ordered to pay compensation to 13 women for gender...

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Beijing, Moscow in talks on oil deal as China seeks to fill reserves with cheap Russian crude,...

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North Korea boosts production of drugs, medical supplies to battle Covid-19

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Kidnappers of Nigerian college students arrested one year later - police - Nigerian police said they arrested two suspects behind the kidnapping of students from a Nigerian college last year, one of the most high-profile cases in a recent... 1h ago

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National Arts Festival is back with a fantastic programme - The festival this week announced new additions to its 2022 programme with one night only concerts from Amanda Black, Ringo Madlingozi and Bongeziwe Mabandla. 5h ago

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Schumacher needs to get to Magnussen's level, says Haas boss Steiner - Haas boss Guenther Steiner says that Mick Schumacher needs to up his game and get to the performance level displayed by teammate Kevin Magnussen. 13m ago

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'Johannesburg is more likely' - SA 'close' to finalising deal with Formula One for an Africa GP

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Google's Russian unit will file for bankruptcy after authorities seized its bank account, reports - Google said the seizure of its bank account has made it impossible for it to pay vendors and employees, the FT reported. 3h ago

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WATCH | Auction for goods looted during July unrest in KZN - Hundreds of people gathered at Thursday's auction at Alexandra police station in Pietermaritzburg, KZN, to bid for items looted during the July unrest. 4h ago

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The interest rate hikes continue - While the 50 basis point increase will have an impact on your monthly bond repayments, and how much aspirant buyers will be able to afford, it is worth noting that... 1h ago

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Thursday, 19 May - Add location

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'Call it reconciliation' - fathers of Stellenbosch students in urination row agree to meet...

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Interest rates increased by biggest margin since 2016

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'Sabotage is real in Eskom' - someone with inside knowledge cut vital cable at Tutuka power station

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Suspected cable thief rescued after getting stuck on a live transformer

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'Melkbos Monster': Wife Annet hits back as some parents stop sending kids to her crèche

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EFF disrupts Tshwane council sitting, DA to open case over 'violent and aggressive' behaviour

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Qaanitah Hunter | A glow-in-the dark flag? The government puts its arrogance on full display

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AfriForum launches 'watershed' court bid to have driving licence card renewals scrapped

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News24's Covid-19 dashboard: Track the spread, recovery and mortality statistics here

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The Deadliest Storm: Get the best of News24's coverage of the KZN floods here

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THE MELKBOS MONSTER: Unmasking a 'toddler rapist'

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WATCH LIVE | Day 2: Public Protector applies for interdict against Parliament, Ramaphosa

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WATCH | Installation of Justice Edwin Cameron as chancellor of Stellenbosch University -- 18 May

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WATCH | 'It could have been a scary nightmare' — Reckless Amajuba Pass truck driver arrested -- 16 May

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True Crime Podcasts -- 16 Sep 2021

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WATCH | War in Ukraine: watch all the latest videos as the conflict escalates -- 02 Mar

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WATCH | Magda Wierzycka, South Africa's wealthiest woman: 'This is a country worth fighting for' -- 15 May

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Melanie Verwoerd | R22m for a flag? Who in their right mind thought this was a good idea?

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Ralph Mathekga | Flag project: A monumental waste of money

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Adriaan Basson | An ominous warning to SA from Putin's enemy No. 1

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Pieter du Toit

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Pieter du Toit | Suffering from ANC nostalgia? These 5 turning points will quickly sober you up

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Mandy Wiener | Hillary Gardee and all GBV victims deserve swift justice, not political grandstanding

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Mpumelelo Mkhabela | We are all victims of the Ukraine-Russia crisis in one way or another

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Karyn Maughan | Mkhwebane, like Zuma, is making life hell for principled judges. And it's deliberate

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John Matisonn | Ukraine-Russia: We're on brink of an unnecessary war, we should invoke Madiba's name

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Mbhazima Shilowa | Maybe Mthethwa meant the R22m flag will support the 'steal' industry?

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Pieter du Toit | SA has lost the ability to take difficult decisions... or rise to the occasion

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Oscar van Heerden | The end of the ANC - three areas we need to consider

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Billions for SA's energy transition: 'We'll build in safeguards' - German donors, as Eskom fears graft

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Actress who filed 'bogus' asylum claim to attend party approaches court in bid to leave SA

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Spy agency boss cracks the whip: Staff warned to comply with forensic investigators or face action

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Guitar that broke up Oasis sells for R6.5 million at auction

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The next five years: 3 likely pandemic scenarios, outlined by a panel of 20 experts

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Which store-bought buttermilk rusks are the best? We tasted 5 varieties to find out

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SA EXCLUSIVE | How I Met Your Father establishes its own identity in the sandbox of reboots

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New local film, directed by Darrell Roodt, secures international distribution deal

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LIVE -- LIVE | Covid-19 in SA: 8 179 new cases

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Contact News24's public editor with any complaints and feedback about content -- 08 Apr 2020

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Good News | Celebrating South Africans at their best -- 04 Apr

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Bok captain Kolisi locks in with Sharks until 2027 -- The Sharks have locked in Springbok captain Siya Kolisi on a long-term contract until 2027.

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Nick Mallett joins News24 as headline rugby columnist

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LIVE -- LIVE | IPL - Gujarat Titans v Royal Challengers Bangalore

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Victor Gomes and Zakhele Siwela to fly SA's flag at the World Cup

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SA Rugby given option to 'settle' and sever ties with CEO Jurie Roux

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Markus Jooste still hasn't had to pay insider trading fine

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LIVE -- MONEY LIVE | JSE sinks 2% after Wall St suffers biggest battering in 2 years

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Tender cancellations not for 'flimsy reasons', says Sanral

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The SA Post Office is still looking for someone to sort its finances – and keep workers healthy

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United Airlines is fighting hard for flights between Washington DC and Cape Town

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Joburg's pothole app got 28,000 reports, and the partnership behind it is fixing 100,000 a year

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Life (and the weather) will give SA more lemons this year – and they will be really big -- 18 May

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'9 years today and I still miss you so much' - Leanne Manas remembers Vuyo Mbuli

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'It was a confusing time of my life' - Palesa Madisakwane on when she found out about Somizi's...

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Sony is ready for the metaverse revolution

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LIVE -- DEVELOPING | Russia and Ukraine blame each other after peace talks stall -- 18 May

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US says it won't tolerate aggression against Sweden and Finland, as they wait for NATO acceptance

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Africa has contained monkeypox outbreaks during Covid-19 pandemic - Africa CDC

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Talk to us: How does the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit termination affect you? -- 16 May

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UN slams South Africa's inability to arrest suspected Rwandan war criminal living in the country

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From Zambia to Japan: the push for paid menstrual leave

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'The city is my gallery' - Ukraine artist stays behind in Kharkiv to paint war-torn buildings

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Encounters returns as it announces first four films to screen at the festival -- 18 May

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Go bold or go home - celebs pull out all the stops on the Cannes red carpet

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A look at Queen Elizabeth's unique style

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Do those viral '36 questions' actually lead to finding love?

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This is how onion juice helps boost hair health - have you tried it?

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Sharper, sportier and SA-bound - BMW reveals updated 3 Series and it looks good!

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WATCH | The Simola Hillclimb is a local motoring spectacle every petrolhead should attend

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Electric car supplies are running out – and could drastically slow down the journey to net-zero

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Local celeb mom shares why she cares about early learning in South Africa - One of South Africa's most notable parenthood content creators share with us why we should care about early learning. 12h ago

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Is your child failing maths in the first year of high school? Here's some help

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How South Africa is integrating Covid-19 into routine care for mothers and babies

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Unpacking the symbiotic relationship between sport and education

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Can a fiancé claim from their deceased partner's estate?

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Local study finds current Covid-19 vaccines safe for pregnant women

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How snacking before bedtime piles on the kilos

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How South Africa is integrating Covid-19 into routine care for mothers and babies

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Hidden fat 101: What it is, where it is, and how to keep it in check

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Teen who tracks Elon Musk's jet says he's discovered Mark Zuckerberg's new aircraft

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The metaverse could contribute R639bn to sub-Saharan Africa's economy in its first decade — report

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More than 70% of Elon Musk's Twitter followers are spam or fake accounts, research groups say

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Twitter CEO explains why finding bots in a random sample of 100 users won't work. Elon Musk...

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How a Prophet of Da City got into endurance cycling - Breaking the cycle one pedal stroke at a time. We chat to local hip-hop legend, Vouks, about his relationship with long-distance riding. 1h ago

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Garmin's RCT175 has radar and live video safety tech for riders

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CoreCap is a revolutionary crashproof MTB computer from Slovenia -- 18 May

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Minnaar seeks an eighth win at mountain biking's iconic Fort William -- 18 May

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Give your kids' MTB an adult granny gear with MicroSHIFT -- 17 May

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REVIEW | Chasing Marian: Is this what SA popular fiction needs to be doing? "I found Chasing Marian rather patchy, with the characters not really coming together till the Facebook threads show up." 12h ago

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Authors gather at Kingsmead to entertain and inform

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Observing Galgut: The blessing and curse of a Booker Prize winner

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WATCH | 'Vladimir Putin doesn't have a reverse gear' - Bill Browder at Franschhoek festival

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Author Lionel Shriver touring South Africa for launch of Should We Stay or Should We Go

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RESTAURANT REVIEW | Small plates with pizzazz at this new Stellenbosch hotspot

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Sifo The Cooking Husband's best oat choc-chip cookie recipe

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WATCH | Local chef and food justice activist to judge the country's top restaurant awards -- 18 May

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Do you marinate food in metal bowls? Here are 5 horrifying cooking mistakes to avoid in the kitchen -- 18 May

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Backlash forces Mthethwa to review R22m flag project - In a statement released on Thursday, the department said the minister noted the public discourse that unfolded after the project was announced, and directed his... 3h ago

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Jali gets a high-five in PSL awards nomination list dominated by Sundowns

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SA must only concern itself with green power when majority participate in the powered economy

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Financially pressured employees are not productive in the workplace

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New global report says SA elections have the second highest integrity in Africa

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Premier warns residents of heavy rains expected over the weekend in KZN

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PICS | Public warned not to try killing snakes after an injured black mamba was rescued

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EXCLUSIVE | Pietermaritzburg child (4) survives after being kidnapped, strangled and left for...

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Donkeys named one of the most trafficked animals in the world

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7 reasons to switch to MacBook: Your all-in-one tool for productivity, entertainment and creativity - If you're thinking about switching from a Windows laptop to a Mac or upgrading your existing Apple machine, we've done the research for you. 2h ago

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What mistakes have small businesses made during the pandemic?

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How iStore's trade-in deal for Windows laptops is sweetening the switch to Mac

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The best kept secrets for winning with recruiters - Hiring is about more than selecting the candidate with the most qualifications. Managers favour candidates with the right attitude. 12 May

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The Hard Truths About Soft Skills

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What are the most important questions to ask during a one-way video interview?

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How much does it cost to hire one person in SA and how to spend less

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Job scam red flags

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How to heat your home on a budget this winter -- 18 May

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These countryside towns are luring home buyers away from the city -- 18 May

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Former Johannesburg mayor Mpho Moerane has died, his family says

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LIVE | 'We are not toilets' - anti-racism protest, hostel rape rocks Stellenbosch University

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'I was ashamed as a white man' - Stellenbosch University Chancellor Edwin Cameron on urination incident

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OBITUARY | Former City of Johannesburg mayor Mpho Moerane: 'Affable' and 'sharp-minded'

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PODCAST | The Story: What is behind Khayelitsha's recent mass shootings?

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PODCAST | The Story: Ramaphosa promises KZN flood relief funds won't be stolen, but who believes...

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FEEL GOOD | Businessman 'moved' by Dumisani Ngobese's resilience, offers the...

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PICS | 'This is the best news ever' Mitchells Plain matriculants driven to success

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