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28 June, 2017
Viewed by decade (1995-2004 and 2005-2014)‚ more than double the number of police officers were murdered in the first decade after apartheid than between 2005 and 2014‚ the IRR said.
21 June, 2017
Earlier this month, the agency reported two polio cases in the Mayadin area of Deir al-Zour province, much of which is controlled by so-called Islamic State. Fourteen new cases have now been confirmed in the same area, while another was recorded in Raqqa province.
21 June, 2017
"The accepted technical definition of famine no longer applies in former Unity State's Leer and Mayandit counties where famine was declared in February," according to a joint statement from the UN children's agency UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation
21 June, 2017
The mayor of the town of Bria, north-east of the capital, Bangui, spoke of bodies lying in the streets. The truce, signed in Rome on Monday, included an immediate ceasefire. It was intended to bring armed groups into the political process in exchange for ending attacks.
21 June, 2017
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu released the results on Wednesday saying 14 districts municipalities received clean audits. The provinces with the highest clean audits were the Western Cape with 80% of its municipalities receiving clean audits.
21 June, 2017
In a finding released in the institute’s latest South Africa Survey, it said this did not bode well for the economy because government would find it harder to expand the rollout of grants or to increase their value.
21 June, 2017
Her spokesperson‚ Cleopatra Mosana‚ said Mkhwebane's remedial action refers the chairperson of parliament's portfolio committee on justice and correctional services to the parliamentary process.
14 June, 2017
Officials said they had evacuated most residents before the building came down late Monday, but the incident has rekindled the controversy over unregulated construction in the city.
14 June, 2017
She said her comments in March were "insensitive to South Africans". Ms Zille will step down from all party leadership positions but remain the premier of Western Cape province. The row threatened the DA's popularity, which is trying to extend its appeal among black people.
14 June, 2017
Sergio Cabral was arrested in November on charges of receiving bribes and laundering money as part of a colossal graft probe roiling Brazil.
14 June, 2017
After the protest‚ five civil society organisations released a statement warning that they might withdraw from SANAC.
14 June, 2017
More than 200 firefighters are still tackling the blaze at Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, where hundreds of people are thought to live. London Ambulance said 30 people are receiving hospital treatment.
14 June, 2017
It slashed the creditworthiness of the five biggest banks - FirstRand, Standard, Nedbank, Investec and Absa - to only one notch above junk status, all with a negative outlook. Moody's downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to Baa3, with a negative outlook, on Friday night .
7 June, 2017
Mr Thabane's party won 48 of the 80 directly contested seats in the 120-strong parliament, the Independent Election Commission said. Mr Mosisili's Democratic Congress came second with 30 seats. The ABC now needs to form a coalition in order to govern.
7 June, 2017
The assault on the parliament building appears to be over, after hours of intermittent, audible gunfire there. A suicide bomber died at the mausoleum. Iranian officials say they managed to foil a third attack.

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