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 2021-02-25 21:31 

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Covid-19: Gorilla, two lions test positive for virus at Prague zoo...

A gorilla and two lions have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Prague Zoo, which is closed amid lockdown restrictions in the country....

 2021-02-25 21:30 

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Cameroon police arrest 'suspected homosexuals' at AIDS centre...

Police in Cameroon have arrested nine people on suspicion of homosexuality, most of them at an HIV/AIDS care centre, an LGBT rights lawyer said....

 2021-02-25 21:04 

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Multi-millionaire Morris wants to follow in dad's footsteps, surprised by IPL record fee...

Chris Morris said he wants to follow in his father's footsteps by playing for the South African province that dad Willie represented for 12 seasons....

 2021-02-25 21:03 

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Cape Town parents appear on charges of killing 8-month-old baby...

The Bonteheuwel parents arrested in November on charges of killing their eight-month-old son made a brief appearance in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate's Court in Cape Town on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 21:03 

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Cheetahs did homework on Jacques Potgieter: 'He must be here for right reasons'...

The Cheetahs did their homework before offering former Springbok flanker Jacques Potgieter a contract, which is expected to be officially announced on Friday....

 2021-02-25 21:02 

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Malawi grants permission for Bushiri's daughter to go to Kenya for medical attention, says lawyer...

Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri's minor daughter has been granted clearance to travel to Kenya for medical attention....

 2021-02-25 20:48 

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Modise receives panel's report on Mkhwebane's removal - but recommendation still under wraps...

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise has received a report from an independent panel that had to determine whether there is a prima facie case for Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane's removal as Public Protector....

 2021-02-25 20:35 

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WATCH | Facebook bans Myanmar military from its platforms...

Facebook said on Thursday it had banned the Myanmar military from using its platforms with immediate effect....

 2021-02-25 20:32 

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WATCH | US jobs outlook unclear as claims fall more than expected...

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, but the near-term outlook for the labour market is unclear....

 2021-02-25 20:29 

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Covid-19: Gauteng health dept to close 500-bed Nasrec field hospital...

The Gauteng Department of Health will close and decommission the Nasrec Field Hospital at the end of February, says Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi....

 2021-02-25 20:27 

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AstraZeneca's chief confirms pledge of 40 million Covid-19 shots to EU in Q1...

BRUSSELS, Feb 25 - AstraZeneca is trying to deliver 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to the EU by the end of March, less than half the amount it promised in its contract for the quarter, CEO Pascal Soriot told European lawmakers on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 20:26 

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World's biggest wealth fund divests from tax dodgers...

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest with assets of $1.3 trillion, said Thursday it had last year, for the first time, divested from companies it believes had dubious tax reporting practices....

 2021-02-25 20:23 

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France's oldest nuclear power plants to see lifetime extended...

French safety officials on Thursday gave the green light to extend the lifetime of the country's oldest of nuclear power plants as it seeks to boost the share of renewables in its power mix....

 2021-02-25 20:22 

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WATCH | 'We have to find them, dead or alive' - Cele after the ambush and murder of cop couple...

Cele says the assailants who murdered a cop couple must be found, dead or alive....

 2021-02-25 20:22 

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Ban on pig sales in Western Cape as African Swine Fever detected at two Cape Town farms...

African Swine Fever has been identified on two smallholder farms in Mfuleni, Eerste River in Cape Town, Western Cape Agriculture MEC Ivan Meyer said on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 20:21 

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WATCH | Windy City: Capetonians struggle to stay on their feet...

The South African Weather Service issued an impact-based warning for strong to gale force winds, reaching speeds of 50 to 60km/h....

 2021-02-25 20:12 

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'Austerity'? Mboweni slams critics, citing balancing act between grants and fiscal stability...

Treasury officials on Thursday briefed members of Parliament on the recently tabled budget review. They were grilled on social grants, vaccines and the state bank, among other things....

 2021-02-25 20:11 

Business Live

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase files to go public on Nasdaq...

San Francisco-based company could become the first listing of a cryptocurrency trading platform, but faces significant hurdles...

 2021-02-25 20:11 

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Janet Yellen backs new allocation of IMF Special Drawing Rights for low-income countries...

Measures are needed to avert a 'dangerous and permanent divergence in the global economy', says US treasury secretary...

 2021-02-25 19:48 

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Volkswagen releases details on SA-bound updated Tiguan - here's what you should know...

Volkswagen's popular Tiguan receives an update and arrives in the third quarter of 2021....

 2021-02-25 19:35 

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French investigators probe massive hack of medical records...

French cybercrime investigators said Thursday they were investigating the leak of the medical data of nearly half a million people, including such highly confidential information as their HIV and fertility status....

 2021-02-25 19:18 

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Spiralling crisis: Covid-19 sparking 'oxygen emergency' says UN...

The Covid-19 pandemic has left an already strained medical oxygen supply gasping for breath, with the UN and its partners warning that $1.6 billion was needed to address the global emergency....

 2021-02-25 19:16 

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Honduran president says US bribe probe threatens co-operation...

US prosecutors say President Juan Orlando Hernandez accepted R1m bribe from Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman...

 2021-02-25 19:16 

Business Live

JSE enjoys surprisingly good year, eyes Asia in search of growth...

CEO Leila Fourie says their business model proved to be resilient, cash generative and able to adapt quickly during the very difficult year...

 2021-02-25 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

The men who make malfeasance happen...

Let us never forget the private-sector players who facilitated public-sector fraud The post The men who make malfeasance happen appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Test series starts luring fans back to international sport...

The freshly renamed Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has sold 55 000 of its 110 000 seats for the cricket Test The post Test series starts luring fans back to international sport appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Q&A Sessions: 'Media isn't dying, it's changing'...

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he...

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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'Captured' water utility exec holes up...

Thami Hlongwa seems to be into hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered The post 'Captured' water utility exec holes up appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Pregnant women should be vaccinated, doctors say...

New research shows that there has been an increase in maternal deaths during the Covid-19 restriction The post Pregnant women should be vaccinated, doctors say appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Zuma tells ANC top six not to hold their breath...

Former president Jacob Zuma will only meet ANC leaders if deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo recuses himself from the state capture commission The post Zuma tells ANC top six not to hold their breath appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Simeone is Atltico's secret weapon...

El Cholo remains true to himself — consistent, totally committed and prepared to graft — and these values are retained by the team The post Simeone is Atltico's secret weapon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Step-aside guidelines are not about Ace, says Mathews Phosa...

The guidelines must be 'timeless, uniting and not capable of being abused,' says ANC veteran The post Step-aside guidelines are not about Ace, says Mathews Phosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-02-25 18:43 

News24

Gold Fields granted go-ahead to generate solar power...

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland hailed the move as a positive message to miners and investors. Companies have been exploring self-generation amid load shedding and rising tariffs....

 2021-02-25 18:31 

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Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words...

Another Federal Reserve reassurance it would not hike interest rates until absolutely necessary buoyed Asian markets Thursday, while traders were also taking heart from positive developments on the vaccine front....

 2021-02-25 18:28 

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JUST IN | Mkhize backs SIU probe into R82m health tender allegedly given to his 'associates'...

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said the Department of Health's director-general Sandile Buthelezi flagged the department's contract with Digital Vibes....

 2021-02-25 18:21 

Business Live

Distell expands East Africa production as appetite for ciders grows...

Company opens bigger vodka and cider factory in Kenya amid growing demand...

 2021-02-25 18:20 

Business Live

Formula One says racing in Africa is a priority...

F1 is considering races on the continent and has held talks with SA and North African states...

 2021-02-25 18:20 

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Halting tax incentive will drive capital flight, asset managers warn...

The 12J scheme helps keep investor money in the country, association says...

 2021-02-25 18:15 

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Qatar World Cup like having it in apartheid South Africa, says Kick It Out boss...

Holding the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is akin to staging it in apartheid South Africa, according to the new chief executive of Kick It Out....

 2021-02-25 18:13 

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Heyneke Meyer: It's a brilliant call by Sharks not to make Siya Kolisi captain...

Former Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says the Sharks are making the right call by not handing Siya Kolisi the captain's armband....

 2021-02-25 17:58 

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Police searching for missing Durban teen...

Police are looking for a 17-year-old who was allegedly kidnapped in Durban on Monday....

 2021-02-25 17:54 

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Long Covid should be 'clear priority' for authorities: WHO...

The World Health Organization urged national authorities to make a priority of understanding the consequences of long-term coronavirus infections to help those suffering from worrying symptoms after many months....

 2021-02-25 17:49 

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Your weather: Rainy Friday for most of SA, with flooding expected in Limpopo...

Heavy rainfall has been forecast for parts of Limpopo, with heavy winds expected over parts of the Western Cape for Friday, the South African Weather Service says....

 2021-02-25 17:43 

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World stock markets climb on Powell reassurance, vaccine hopes...

World stock markets advanced Thursday after US Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell down played interest rate hike concerns and traders took heart from positive vaccine developments....

 2021-02-25 17:32 

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Parliament to meet Naledi Pandor behind closed doors as confusion clouds DG's suspension...

Parliament is set to hold a closed sitting with Naledi Pandor in order for her to share details about the suspension of her department's director-general, Kgabo Mahoai....

 2021-02-25 17:31 

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Durban woman arrested for alleged R2.6m TERS fraud...

The Hawks in Durban have arrested a 33-year-old woman for allegedly attempting to defraud the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme of over R2.6 million since April 2020....

 2021-02-25 17:25 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand slumps as budget fine print sinks in...

Miners pushed the JSE to a record high, with Anglo American up the most since May 2020...

 2021-02-25 17:24 

Business Live

Treasury defends growth forecasts MPs say are too optimistic...

The Treasury has forecast growth of 3.3% this year, after negative growth of 7.2% for 2020...

 2021-02-25 17:24 

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Budget 2021...
 2021-02-25 17:24 

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Mkhize tells MPs he authorised probe into associates' deals...

Opposition parties demand accountability amid allegations of communications consultancy irregularities...

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