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23 November, 2016
Chilean authorities are suing the giant breakfast cereal-makers Nestle and Kellogg’s for putting children's cartoon characters on packets of fattening food in breach of an anti-obesity law, officials said on Tuesday.
23 November, 2016
Four men believed to be linked to several robberies at the TLC Children’s Home in Eikenhof, south of Joburg, were arrested on Tuesday after police received information from local residents.
23 November, 2016
The alleged state capture by the Gupta family was just a small part of serious state capture, Right2Know founder Dale McKinley said on Tuesday. The issue has been prevalent from as far back as the early 1990s, he said.
22 November, 2016
At least six Zimbabwe activists were abducted and beaten up Friday ahead of a planned protest in Harare against President Robert Mugabe's government, a protest leader told AFP.
22 November, 2016
About 81 percent of the 403 firms — 381 from Harare and 22 from Bulawayo — polled between July and August 2015, believe that Zimbabwean police are “always corrupt, almost always corrupt or mostly corrupt,” the survey found.
22 November, 2016
Children were among the wounded after 73 people were killed and scores others injured when an oil tank truck burst into flames in a village in western Mozambique.
17 November, 2016
National Students Financial Aid Scheme Chief Financial Officer Lerato Nage has told the Fees Commission that according to their records about R285-million owed by students to the scheme, still needs to be recovered.
16 November, 2016
Gambia has notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which will take effect on November 10, 2017, U.N. spokesperson Farhan Haq said on Monday, making it the third country to quit The Hague-based tribunal.
16 November, 2016
The Gauteng Health Department has come under attack for the alleged poor treatment of Community Health Workers following its decision to award a tender worth R87 million to a company to manage the payment of about 7000 of these workers.    
16 November, 2016
Around 14 million people will need humanitarian help in the former northeast Nigerian stronghold region of Boko Haram militants and tens of thousands of children will be at risk of dying from famine, a UN official said on Tuesday.
15 November, 2016
Burundi's president has asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to appoint a new envoy less than two weeks after the emissary returned from crisis talks in Bujumbura, according to a letter seen by AFP on Monday.
15 November, 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lifted sanctions against Zimbabwe after the southern African country settled its arrears, a report said on Tuesday. According to New Zimbabwe, the IMF confirmed on Monday that it had removed the remedial measures against the country.
15 November, 2016
Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be one of the witnesses called to testify in the inquiry into the crisis at the SABC.
15 November, 2016
Principal Nothemba Lebepe was doing her routine praying ritual in her car when a former teacher allegedly smashed the window of her car with a hammer and stabbed her several times.
14 November, 2016
State Security Minister David Mahlobo has taken a swipe at opposition political parties and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)‚ accusing them of capitalising on student protests to score political points.

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