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    The Citizen

    WATCH: Wife reopens case against Cape Town businessman after video of abuse emerges

    Man caught on camera beating wife It shows the man lying in bed with his wife and young daughter. He then reaches across the bed and starts hitting his wife’s legs. After that he gets on top of her and continues throwing punches while his daughter tries to push him away.

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    The Citizen

    WATCH: Suspects steal copper cables in front of police station

    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tampering of infrastructure in Ekurhuleni. The video circulating on social media shows suspects allegedly uprooting and stealing copper cables in Reiger Park, right in front of the local police station on Wednesday. Vandalism Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo told The Citizen, they have opened a case of theft and tampering with essential infrastructure.

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    The Citizen

    A Samson without power... when Ramaphosa fires Mantashe

    He remains standing in front of the presidential desk, like a rebellious schoolboy in the principal’s office. I’ll tell you whom I’m talking to. Somebody called you, appropriately, a wind bag.

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    Associated Press Videos

    Protesters in South Africa march for electricity

    Thousands of supporters of South Africa's Democratic Alliance party marched through Johannesburg calling for an end to ongoing power cuts. (Jan. 26)(AP video/Nqobile Ntshangase)

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    TimesLIVE

    McKenzie tells DA 'to go to hell' as PA rejects last-minute bid to save Phalatse

    The DA's last-minute overtures to minority parties in the City of Johannesburg to save mayor Mpho Phalatse's job have hit a snag after being rejected by the Patriotic Alliance. PA leader Gayton McKenzie told the media on Thursday morning the DA had reached out to them the party late on Wednesday night with a new power-sharing deal, which it had rejected. This was just hours before the city council sitting on Thursday morning where three motions of no confidence against Phalatse were due to be de

  • Celebrity
    The Citizen

    Babes Wodumo explains why she danced at Mampinstha's mom's funeral

    It is known Babes Wodumo and her mother-in-law’s had some intense differences and her actions during Gumede’s funeral certainly raised a few eyebrows. Babes Wodumo was recorded dancing during the funeral service of Gumede, as the sight of this made some people uncomfortable. Babes also danced during her husband’s service, as a way to celebrate his music.

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    SowetanLIVE

    Woman decapitated in crash on Durban's notorious N2 freeway

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    SowetanLIVE

    Paul Mashatile and Parks Tau look set for parliament

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    TheVoiceBW

    SA robbery suspects remanded in custody

    Two men from Lephalale, South Africa, suspected to be armed robbers were arrested in Gaborone on Saturday and incarcerated. The arrest was made following a shoot-out between six armed men and law enforcement officers at Block 8 and the police managed to arrest one suspect on the same day while the second one was arrested on Monday. The two suspects, William Mpadi Maphoto, aged 30, and Eric Matlou, 42, were arraigned before Village Magistrates court on Wednesday facing two counts of unlawful poss

  • News
    TheVoiceBW

    Taxi driver shot dead for demanding payment

    Police in Molepolole have confirmed the death of 33-year-old taxi driver who was allegedly shot dead by a man of Indian origin who had hired him for a special trip to his house yesterday evening. Molepolole Police Station Commander, Superintendent Benedict Matlho, confirmed that they received the report yesterday at around 7 pm, noting that the police rushed to the scene where upon arrival they took the deceased to the hospital where he was certified dead by the medical doctor.

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    ewn.co.za

    ANCYL calls for Gordhan to be redeployed to another ministry

    Mhlauli said that the DA's claim that the ANC's cadre deployment policy had brought Eskom to its knees was incorrect. "If we are here today because of ANC cadre deployment, then how are we sitting with Andre de Ruyter? De Ruyter is not an ANC member, he’s definitely not an ANC cadre, yet he’s the GCEO of Eskom.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    LISTEN | Careers that will get you employed, according to the president

    Youth unemployment stands at 59.6% and the president encouraged young people to attain skills that maximised their chances of employment and endorsed creativity and innovation. Candidates with such skills could be assured they would not easily be joining the ranks of the unemployed, said the president.

  • Business
    TimesLIVE

    Hlaudi Motsoeneng loses appeal bid, must repay 'success fee' millions

    Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has lost an appeal bid to avoid paying R11.5m paid to him as a “success fee” for the MultiChoice deal. The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed the application with costs on January 19, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) said this week. Motsoeneng had appealed against an order of the Gauteng High Court declaring the decision of the then SABC board to pay him R11.5m unlawful and invalid.

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    TimesLIVE

    'Missing' toddler's body discovered on KZN farm

    A KwaZulu-Natal north coast farmer made a grim discovery on Wednesday, finding the body of a toddler in his fields. IPSS Medical Rescue Services said a team was dispatched to the farming area of Glendale after receiving a report about the discovery of what was believed to be human remains. “At this time the young victim remains unidentified, but it is suspected to be the body of the toddler who went missing in December.”

  • Sport
    SowetanLIVE

    Clubless ex-Kaizer Chiefs star Lebogang Manyama's career hangs in the balance

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    SowetanLIVE

    READER LETTER | Tighten borders to stop senseless immigration to SA

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  • Entertainment
    Redbook

    What The Cast Of Parks and Recreation Is Doing Now

    Parks and Recreation is one of the great mockumentary sitcoms which aired on NBC and sustained 7 hilarious seasons from 2009 to 2015, but most die-hard fans will tell you to skip that first season. The reason Parks and Rec is still beloved by new and old fans is the incredible chemistry of the ensemble cast. Whether you were in a few episodes or one of the main Parks Department employees, heck, even the people who popped up to deliver one-liners in town halls, the show was perfectly cast.

  • News
    ewn.co.za

    Money laundering charges against Estina dropped, says NPA

    BLOEMFONTEIN - Spokesperson for the National Proscuting Authority (NPA)'s Investigative Directorate, Sindisiwe Seboka, has confirmed that charges against Estina, one of the companies accused in the Vrede dairy farm corruption case, have been dropped. The company was among the list of accused in the R280 million botched Free State project. Former MEC for Agriculture in the province, Mosebenzi Zwane appeared in the dock with the co-accused at the Bloemfontein High Court on Wednesday.

  • News
    The Citizen

    Level 2 warning for thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain issued in three provinces

    Free State: Cloudy in the east at first with morning fog, otherwise partly cloudy and warm to hot with scattered showers and thundershowers. It will be windy in the western parts in the morning. Northern Cape: Partly cloudy and hot to very hot with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers in the east.

  • News
    The Citizen

    'R500K down the drain': eThekwini Municipality council meeting collapses

    The City manager must face disciplinary action by the eThekwini council for his gross misconduct today. As a result, we will request speaker Thabani Nyawose to investigate the ANC and EFF’s conduct in terms of Item 15 of the councillors code of conduct, as well as being referred to the ethics committee. Mthethwa also bemoaned the wasteful expenditure as a result of the postponed meeting, which could cost taxpayers about R500 000.

  • News
    ITN

    Missing aristocrat and baby sleeping rough in freezing cold

    A missing aristocrat and a convicted rapist are sleeping rough with their newborn baby in sub-zero temperatures, police have said. Constance Martin, 35, and her boyfriend Mark Gordon, 48, were last seen on 7th January in east London after buying a tent and bedding. Detectives fear for the baby’s safety in freezing temperatures and having received no medical attention since birth in early January.

  • Sport
    TimesLIVE

    POLL | Are Mamelodi Sundowns destroying SA football?

    Sundowns are again running away with the title after a club record 12 wins in a row. Weighing in on Mahlangu's comments, former Pirates and Bafana Bafana star Daine Klate said the rest of the league needs to catch up with Sundowns. Former Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Brian Baloyi said the problem was in South Africa not having properly structured football clubs.

  • Celebrity
    The Citizen

    'You got this Mark': Black Coffee, DJ Fresh and more rally behind Mark Pilgrim

    Local celebrities flocked to radio veteran Mark Pilgrim’s social media pages on Tuesday, after he shared that he returned to the hospital. Pilgrim has been battling cancer since it returned last year after 33 years in remission. The Hot 102.7 FM radio presenter has kept fans and followers updated on his journey to fight the disease.

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    SowetanLIVE

    SOWETAN | Step up on immigrant matters

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  • News
    Reuters

    Kremlin expresses alarm over 'Doomsday Clock', blames U.S. and NATO

    The "Doomsday Clock," created by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists to illustrate how close humanity has come to the end of the world, on Tuesday moved its "time" in 2023 to 90 seconds to midnight, 10 seconds closer than it has been for the past three years. Midnight on this clock marks the theoretical point of annihilation.

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    SowetanLIVE

    WATCH | ANCYL members arrive with sjamboks to 'defend' Luthuli House against DA

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  • Sport
    TimesLIVE

    Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane explains Eric Mathoho's absence

    Cole [Alexander], Khama, [Phathutshedzo] Nange have all been in that situation. Chiefs will have to do without those players when they host their hoodoo team, Royal AM, in a premiership match at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday (5.30pm). Amakhosi haven't beaten the Durban team since they bought their way into the top tier, acquiring the status of Bloemfontein Celtic ahead of last season.

  • Celebrity
    Associated Press

    Paris Hilton becomes a first-time mom to baby boy

    Hilton took to Instagram on Tuesday and posted a photo that seems to show the 41-year-old new mom holding her baby boy’s tiny hand. “You are already loved beyond words,” she wrote, adding a blue heart emoji. The baby boy is Hilton's first child, while Reum shares a 10-year-old daughter with reality star Laura Bellizzi.

  • Style
    SowetanLIVE

    Daredevils of fashion come out to show off in Paris

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    SowetanLIVE

    Suspected international kidnapping kingpin's bail application exposes wealth and business empire

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  • Sport
    TimesLIVE

    WATCH | Al-Ahli fans rejoice as Pitso Mosimane's team go top of Yelo League

    Al-Ahli Saudi's management and supporters are gaining faith they made the right choice of new coach in Pitso Mosimane as the club have taken top spot in the Saudi Arabian first division four months after the South African's arrival. Al-Ahli, a top three club in the country who suffered a shock relegation in 2021-22, are on course for promotion from the second-tier Yelo League after a 3-0 home win on Tuesday night against Al Jabalain took them to first place.

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    SowetanLIVE

    Foreigners barred from clinic leave without life-saving medicine

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  • News
    Reuters

    Ex-Wagner commander witnessed comrades shot for fleeing, says his Norwegian lawyer

    A former commander of Russia's Wagner mercenary group who fled to Norway has spoken about how he witnessed some of his comrades being shot as they were trying to flee from the frontline in Ukraine, his Norwegian lawyer told Reuters. Andrei Medvedev, who fled from Russia by crossing the Russian-Norwegian border on Jan. 13, has said he fears for his life after witnessing what he said was the killing and mistreatment of Russian prisoners taken to Ukraine to fight for Wagner. Medvedev is living in

  • News
    The Citizen

    Good propaganda for DA ahead of the 2024 election

    It was interesting that, as the Democratic Alliance (DA) took to the streets to protest the ANC’s role in the electricity crisis, the DA-run Cape Town municipality was putting in place ways to buy power from ordinary citizens to bolster supply. That sort of “can do” attitude contrasts strongly with that of the ruling party and, in particular, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, who has been actively delaying moves towards renewable energy.

  • Sport
    SowetanLIVE

    Chansa doubts Bucs' spirit to rein in Sundowns

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    SowetanLIVE

    Former Takealot manager wanted 'for stealing stock and cash'

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  • Sport
    TimesLIVE

    'Another weekend special provided by Eskom' — South Africans react to stage 5 load-shedding

    The country had been battling stage 3 and 4 load-shedding before the announcement that the breakdown of a generating unit each at Camden, Kendal, Lethabo and Majuba power stations had ramped up the restrictions. “Load-shedding” and “stage 5" both dominated the Twitter trends list, as gatvol South Africans questioned the breakdown of the units and lambasted the power utility.

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    SowetanLIVE

    Phalatse's future hangs in the balance while ANC, EFF conclude horse trading talks for Ekurhuleni

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    TimesLIVE

    Angry man throws 'urine' at clinic staff in Tsakane

    Gauteng MEC for health and wellness Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko said the conduct was inhumane and vulgar. The MEC said recourse mechanisms are available to anyone dissatisfied with the service they receive, such as escalating complaints and allegations to quality assurance people or the facility manager at the relevant service point.

  • Sport
    The Citizen

    SuperSport coach Hunt bemoans loss of Ditlhokwe to Chiefs

    SuperSport United coach Gavin Hunt has spoken about the pain of losing Thatayaone Ditlhokwe to Kaizer Chiefs. ALSO READ: ‘Arthur Zwane is the right man for Kaizer Chiefs,’ says former defender This comes after Chiefs announced recently that the talented centre back had signed a pre-contract with them and officially join them in July. Hunt has expressed disappointment at SuperSport’s failure to tie the defender to a new contract.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    State ready to go to trial on R102m Bushiri fraud case

    The state has concluded investigations in the R102m fraud case against self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and is ready to go to trial on the matter. This comes after the Pretoria magistrate's court granted the state a final postponement in the case last year stating that failure to do so would result in an inquiry in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, where the court would decide if there was undue delay. The court had said if it found any undue delay, it would decide if the matter conti

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    SowetanLIVE

    ACDP's 'first lady' and leader of Women of Destiny Lydia Meshoe has died

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  • Business
    TimesLIVE

    New Toyota Urban Cruiser unveiled in SA

    The fate of one of South Africa's best-selling cars has been confirmed with Toyota SA announcing it will launch the new-generation Urban Cruiser in the second quarter of 2023. Addressing media at its state of the motor industry event in Johannesburg on Thursday, Toyota said the car is larger than the outgoing Urban Cruiser and will cost more, but prices will only be revealed at the local launch. In November Toyota made the shock announcement that it had ceased production of the compact crossover

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    The Citizen

    Case against Maselspoort Resort racism trio postponed

    The case against three white men accused of assaulting two black teenage boys at the Maselspoort Resort in Bloemfontein on Christmas Day has been postponed to February. Maselspoort resort ‘racial’ attack Jakobus Klaasen, Johan Nel and Stephanus van der Westhuizen on Wednesday appeared briefly in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on charges of attempted murder, common assault and crimen injuria.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    WATCH | Thousands march in Cape Town against load-shedding

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Cape Town on Wednesday to protest against load-shedding and the 18.65% electricity tariff increase. The DA-led #PowerToThePeopleMarch was also attended by other parties such as the ACDP and the Cape Independence Party. The increase was announced by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) earlier this month. DA federal chairperson Ivan Meyer said Cape Town will become the first city to end load-shedding.

  • Celebrity
    TimesLIVE

    Royals accused of trying to 'discredit the content' of 'Harry & Meghan'

    Netflix revealed members of the royal family had declined to comment in the series, but a royal source refuted this, saying neither the palace nor representatives of Prince William or other royals had been approached. The royal family appeared to backtrack on this when Netflix insisted it reached out to their communications officers in advance, saying they received an email “purporting to be from a third-party production company”, according to Sky News. An attempt to verify the authenticity of t

  • Sport
    The Citizen

    Sundowns' February 'surprised but grateful' for AmaZulu move

    Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Jody February is grateful for the opportunity to play for AmaZulu FC after the two clubs agreed on a loan-deal for the shot-stopper. ALSO READ: Sekhukhune players didn’t buy into Tembo’s ways, claims analyst February was announced as AmaZulu’s new acquisition on Wednesday, with the KwaZulu-Natal outfit strengthening their goalkeeping department which also includes Veli Mothwa and Olwethu Mzimela.

  • News
    Reuters

    Kremlin says U.S.-supplied tanks will 'burn' in Ukraine

    U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday that Washington was poised to send dozens of its M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, reversing its previous position. The report comes after Germany looked set to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine after initially resisting the request.

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    ITN

    Will jokingly chastises Kate: Excuse me, too much nattering

    Prince William jokingly chastised his wife whilst visiting a food bank to see how families are being supported during the cost-of-living crisis. The Prince of Wales interrupted a conversation between Kate and volunteers, quipping: 'Excuse me, too much nattering going on over here", before offering to come back and help "without the entourage". .

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