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30 August, 2017
South Africa has an incidence of 111.1 per 1‚000 children‚ followed by Croatia at 53.3 per 1‚000 and Ireland at 47.5 per 1‚000. The global average is 7.7 per 1.000. This is according to research published on August 21 in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Pediatrics.
30 August, 2017
MPs in parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) heard on Tuesday how the National Treasury’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) has cost the state with nothing to show for it.
30 August, 2017
However‚ little information was forthcoming on the fate of suspended chief financial officer Anoj Singh. Business Day reported on Monday that Singh had lied to Brown and parliament about payments made by Eskom to McKinsey and Gupta-linked Trillian.
22 August, 2017
Sirte was a stronghold for Islamic State from 2015-2016, when Libyan forces backed by U.S. air strikes ousted the ultra-hardline group. Hundreds of foreign militants joined Islamic State in Sirte.
22 August, 2017
The footage, posted on Sunday, caused outrage online. It shows the young men laughing while assaulting the woman. Arrests were made in the city of Casablanca on Monday, the public transport company M'Dina Bus said in a statement. An investigation was under way, it added.
22 August, 2017
At least one person - an elderly woman who was inside a collapsed church - was killed in the quake just before 21:00 (19:00 GMT) on Monday. Another 39 were injured.
22 August, 2017
Compared to 2006‚ when two out of every three South Africans were poor‚ it’s an improvement but the figures remain staggering.
22 August, 2017
Acting municipal manager for Witzenberg, Monwabisi Mpeluza, said they acquired a court order to break down illegal structures that were not in use.
22 August, 2017
Appeals panel chair Judge Bernard Ngoepe had been tasked with considering whether the Press Ombudsman ruled correctly that the blog had breached the press code of ethics and conduct for these reasons.
16 August, 2017
Ernest Bai Koroma said entire communities had been wiped out and that the "devastation was overwhelming us". Nearly 400 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after muddy rubble swept through the Regent area near the capital, Freetown, on Monday.
16 August, 2017
Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND), has been in custody since April over an incident where he allegedly failed to give way to President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade.
16 August, 2017
On Tuesday morning, the interior ministry's NGO Board asked police to shut down the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) and arrest its members.
16 August, 2017
Director of the Saartjie Baartman Centre Shaheema McLeod said they spend R2 000 per month to care for each woman and child, and the social grant was not sufficient.
16 August, 2017
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula set the ball rolling by confirming Mugabe had handed herself over to authorities. But the first lady was nowhere to be seen at either the Randburg or Wynberg Magistrate's Courts in Johannesburg, where she was thought to be appearing on an assault charge.
16 August, 2017
Police said several roads in Mabopane, Ga-Rankuwa, Soshanguve as well as the Mabopane highway have been blocked by taxis.

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