Category: South Africa News

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Late Birdie Lifts Koepka To Tour Championship Lead

World number one Brooks Koepka birdied the 18th hole Friday, capping a three-under-par 67 to take a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy in the US PGA Tour Championship. Koepka posted his second straight 67 at East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia. Under the “staggered start” format by which players were spotted strokes based […]

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Wesley Inspires Villa To End Three-Year Wait For Premier League Win

Wesley fired Aston Villa to their first Premier League win for over three years as the Brazilian’s maiden goal for his new club inspired a 2-0 victory against Everton on Friday. After losing to Tottenham and Bournemouth in their first two games, Villa finally got their campaign up and running on their return to the […]

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Scientists A Step Closer To Saving Northern White Rhino From Extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said in Kenya on Friday. Science is the only hope for the northern white rhino after the death last year of the last male, named Sudan, […]

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Mbalula Out To Rid The Streets Of Unroadworthy Taxis

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has officially launched the revised taxi recapitalisation programme in Elandsfontein on Friday. The programme is aimed at removing unroadworthy and illegal vehicles from the roads. The new program was first launched in 2017 but this time around it will mainly focus on panel vans that have been converted to minibus taxis. Mbalula says […]

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Zimbabwe Arrests Senior Opposition Official Over Demonstration

Police in Zimbabwe arrested a senior opposition official on Thursday on charges of failing to stop a banned protest last week in the capital, his lawyer said. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which accuses President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of repression and economic mismanagement, called a demonstration last Friday as the start of a nationwide […]

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Uganda Blocks Online Access To Rwandan Newspaper

Uganda said on Friday it had blocked online access to Rwanda’s main state-owned newspaper on national security grounds, two days after the countries signed a pact to end tensions that closed their busiest border crossing for six months. Uganda’s communications regulator asked all internet service providers to block access to New Times website in the country, the […]

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Red Cross Hospital In Desperate Need Of Human Skin Donations

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital said there was a critical shortage of human skin donations. The majority of the skin is used to assist burn victims who are in need of skin transplants. The Organ Donor Foundation has highlighted the fact that many children could die if they don’t receive human skin grafts. […]

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Judgment Reserved As Zuma Argues ‘Enemy Agent’ Comment Misinterpreted

Former President Jacob Zuma has argued that when he called former minister Derek Hanekom an enemy agent he was referring to him being an agent of opposition parties, not the apartheid regime. Hanekom is suing Zuma for R500,000 after he referred to him as an enemy agent on Twitter. This was after the African National […]

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Goodwood Crime Bust Nets Drugs Worth R2.5M, Cash Stash

A police operation in Goodwood has led to the discovery of drugs worth an estimated R2.5 million. Police arrested two people on Thursday. They’ve been charged with dealing in drugs. The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana said: “At least 187 rounds of ammunition, an assortment of drugs and a substantial stack of cash was confiscated. The drugs […]

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