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    TimesLIVE

    Ivanka Trump quoted a Bible verse to comfort citizens as they mourned George Floyd & it backfired

    Ivanka Trump’s attempts to comfort US citizens who are mourning the death of George Floyd have been dismissed by angry citizens who are demanding justice. On Sunday, she offered words of encouragement by quoting a Bible verse about answered prayers and healing, only for tweeps to flood social media with dismissive comments made by her father, US president Donald Trump, in response to the incident and the protests that followed.

  • News
    Independent Online

    Shocking video of suspected Cape Town gang hit while toddler runs for his life

    Cape Town – A shocking video of a suspected gang hit has surfaced on social media showing a man being mercilessly gunned down in Lavender Hill, Cape Town, while a toddler runs for his life. The incident happened on Saturday shortly after 10am on the corner of St Bernard Crescent and St Blaise Street. The clip, which appears to have been captured by a CCTV camera, shows three gunmen arriving in a silver car, getting out and firing a hail of bullets on a man identified as “Aggies”.

  • Politics
    AllAfrica.com

    South Africa: Ramaphosa Outlines Plans for 'A New Economy'

    Covid-19 will be with us for two years, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday as he decried the legacy of a 'colonial and racist' economy that has left 10-million people unemployed. In the space of a few weeks, 6.5 million South Africans have applied for the Covid-19 special grant and by Sunday, the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) had managed to pay out 117,000 grants at R350 apiece.

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    Independent Online

    ANC clarifies policy position as Mzwandile Masina calls for nationalising the economy

    Johannesburg - Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina seems to have deactivated his Twitter account following a statement from the ANC which rebuked comments he made calling for the nationalisation of the economy. Masina had tweeted on Sunday that he was in agreement with EFF leader Julius Malema about the need to collapse the economy. I fully agree with my friend on this one @Julius_S_Malema.

  • Health
    TimesLIVE

    New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says

    Zangrillo said some experts were too alarmist about the prospect of a second wave of infections and politicians needed to take into account the new reality. "We've got to get back to being a normal country," he said. "Someone has to take responsibility for terrorising the country."

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    SowetanLIVE

    It's now in your hands, citizens, as Ramaphosa washes his hands

    Ramaphosa did not just wake up and say, "Do as you wish". He was placed under pressure by us. Smokers and drinkers have been ridiculing his ministers of police and local government, circulating all manner of doctored pictures and videos about them.

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    Independent Online

    Home Affairs announces additional level 3 lockdown services

    Port Elizabeth – The Department of Home Affairs has announced an increase in services during national lockdown alert level 3, which has come into effect from 1 June, saying it needs to balance access to documentation with the safety of employees and people visiting its offices alike. In addition to services offered under level 4, it will also provide marriage services and receive requests for late registration of births by appointment.