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The report into the SABC will be published before it is tabled in the National Assembly on Tuesday next…
02.24 / 17:04
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Lawrence Mrwebi and Nomcobo Jiba have been struck off the roll of advocates but are appealing the…
02.24 / 16:25
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News24 2017-02-24 17:40 News24 reporters Foreign nationals standing in a line facing the SA group and shouting inaudible slurs. (Mpho Raborife, News24) Pretoria – Certain parts of Pretoria came to a standstill on Friday during an anti-immigrant march. About 136 … Continue reading &…
President Jacob Zuma does not believe South Africa is a xenophobic country because it wouldn’t have the number of foreign nationals it already h…
02.24 / 12:54
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Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane is speaking on maintaining peace, safety and stability in recent attacks in…
02.24 / 12:16
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In the wake of an anti-illegal immigrant march in Pretoria, foreign nationals hold their ground and maintain that their businesses employ South…
02.24 / 11:27
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SARS commissioner Tom Moyane is expected to brief the media on revenue collection days after Pravin Gordhan's budget…
02.24 / 10:46
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Residents from the area are marching to the Pretoria CBD. They are due to hand over a memorandum to Home Affairs in a march against illegal…
02.24 / 10:01
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From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – FORMER elected and self-imposed presidents have been blamed for the crisis in Central African Republic where 14 separate armed groups have taken control of the country. This has rendered the government of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra futile. At least 287 civilians have been killed in the [&…
02.24 / 09:44
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Mail and Guardian Staff Reporter 24 Feb 2017 08:24 Protests erupted in Atteridgeville last year and various vehicles were torched. (AFP) A march against foreign nationals has already led to the shutdown of entrances and exits in Atteridgeville in Pretoria. … Continue reading…
Reuters South Africa’s Zuma condemns violence against foreigners President Jacob Zuma arrives ahead of his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town, South Africa … Continue reading…
News24 2017-02-24 10:00 Jenna Etheridge, News24 Johannesburg – Protesters blocked several streets in Atteridgeville on Friday morning, preventing residents from going to work, Gauteng police said. – Are you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos. They also threw … Continue reading &…
The Vaal Dam was at 81.6 percent capacity on Thursday, but had increased to 88.5 percent capacity early on Friday…
02.24 / 07:58
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Reports of violence emerge before the planned peaceful anti-immigration march in Pretoria due to start at midday, ending at the Department of Home…
02.24 / 07:17
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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The students gave the ultimatum at a peaceful demonstration at some South African companies in Abuja on Thursday. During the march the students carried a…
02.24 / 06:20
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A march is expected to take place against immigrants on Friday. It follows recent attacks on foreign nationals in Pretoria and…
02.24 / 06:14
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Authorities gear up to ensure the protest does not boil over into violence. Organisers expect more than 1,000…
02.24 / 04:25
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Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the President of  Gambia. Barrow was sworn in as president inGambia embassy in Senegal  as incumbent Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave office. “This is a day no Gambian will ever forget in a lifetime,” Barrow said in a speech immediately after taking the oath of office However,  Gambian information …
02.24 / 00:25
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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday  declared a 90-day state of emergency less than 48 hours before his official mandate ends, according to the Gambia Television. Jammel who lost the presidential election on December 1, 2016 to his rival, Adama Barrow had earlier conceded defeat but in less than a week he retracted his decision. Jammeh …
02.24 / 00:25
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With just three days left in office and amid promises by the incoming Trump administration to defund international climate action, President Barack Obama transferred $500 million to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a key mechanism for climate change adaptation and renewable energy projects in the Global South. The move follows weeks of international pressure for…
02.24 / 00:25
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