Newsflashes

15 January, 2018
A motorist had a lucky escape after yet another rock was thrown off a bridge at a car in Durban North, Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said on Sunday. "The rock was thrown through his windscreen," said Jamieson.
15 January, 2018
Almost half a kilogram of heroin, a kilogram of Tik and over 18 000 Mandrax tablets were confiscated in police raids which led to the arrest of 212 people in the Nyanga, Cape Town, policing district at the weekend, police said.
15 January, 2018
Metrorail commuters can expect delays on several lines across Cape Town on Monday morning. The rail operator has experienced a spate of incidents over the past week.
15 January, 2018
An Afrikaans high school in Vereeniging has accused that the Gauteng Education Department of unlawfully admitting 55 English-speaking pupils to the school, adding that there is adequate capacity at English schools in the feeder area.
13 December, 2017
The United Nations Children's Fund says at least 400 000 children under 5 in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Kasai region are severely malnourished.
13 December, 2017
Kenyan police say at least 13 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway outside the capital, Nairobi.
12 December, 2017
The new social grants distribution deal between the South African Post Office (SAPO) and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expected to cost R2.2bn in the first year – commensurate to the current amount paid to Cash Paymaster Services (CPS).
12 December, 2017
Following a wet start to the week across the central parts of the country, the South African Weather Service has issued a watch for severe thunderstorms that are expected to continue on Monday night, 11 December into Tuesday, 12 December.
7 December, 2017
Mpumalanga community safety MEC Pat Ngomane has called on police to consider charging with culpable homicide the owner of three cows that caused an accident in which 11 people died and five others were seriously injured on the R538 between Hazyview and White River on Friday night.
7 December, 2017
Saudi Arabia has condemned the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, amid growing international criticism of the move. In a statement, the Gulf kingdom said President Donald Trump's announcement was "unjustified and irresponsible".
7 December, 2017
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is well known as an issue for returning soldiers. But it is far more pervasive in US inner cities.
4 December, 2017
A female suicide bomber pretending to wait in line for food handouts detonated her explosives on Saturday, killing at least 13 people at a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria, authorities said.
4 December, 2017
While Capetonians have been urged to reduce their water usage to below 87 litres per person daily, three households on average, exceeded 1 000 litres per day. 
4 December, 2017
Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, says he is proud to have served in his uncle’s governments, but says he won’t be returning to Zimbabwe soon as his safety isn’t guaranteed.
4 December, 2017
Danisa Baloyi has been suspended as CEO of the Black Businees Council pending the investigation of the missing R5m.

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