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1 November, 2017
Police have launched a manhunt after a 27-year-old man was killed and a six-year-old girl wounded in a shooting in Olievenhoutbosch, west of Tshwane, on Tuesday evening.
1 November, 2017
A list of 10 illegally practising or unregistered medical practitioners issuing bogus medical certificates for people to get off work in the Western Cape has been released by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
26 October, 2017
A US judge on Wednesday rejected a request from 18 states and the District of Columbia to force the Trump administration to resume paying "Obamacare" subsidies right away and scolded the coalition for claiming healthcare costs would rise without federal help.
26 October, 2017
A matric pupil has been removed from a school in Randfontein after he allegedly used a brick to assault a teacher, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed.
26 October, 2017
Water consumption in Nelson Mandela Bay has increased despite the fact that the metro is experiencing one of its most severe droughts to date. Rainfall figures for the region are at their lowest in 20 years.
26 October, 2017
South Africa is one of nine countries which have been warned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be on high alert for the "black death" plague.
26 October, 2017
Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has appealed for restraint from all sides to allow for exams to proceed as tensions rise at university campuses over free tuition.
19 October, 2017
 A Kenyan election official yesterday resigned a week ahead of a disputed repeat of the presidential election, saying the poll would not be credible because the electoral commission was “under siege”.
19 October, 2017
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has authorised an "offer" to the South African Post Office (Sapo) to take over the payment of social grants.
18 October, 2017
Monday marks World Food Day. This day is an occasion that brings the spotlight to the millions of undernourished people in the world. World Food Day is commemorated annually on the 16th of October in remembrance of founding the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
18 October, 2017
Thousands of women around the world who have been sexually harassed or assaulted are using the hastag #metoo on social media to highlight the extent of the problem.
18 October, 2017
A morbidly obese woman from Florida in the U.S. is suspected of killing her nine-year-old cousin after sitting on her for more than 10 minutes as "punishment".
18 October, 2017
The intense bonds of loyalty in the governing ANC meant that former presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki took a long time to reshuffle their Cabinets when ministers did not perform.
18 October, 2017
The sensitive private information of 30 million South Africans, contained in a massive data breach, appears to have been hacked from a credit bureau.  This is according to Australian Microsoft regional director, Tory Hunt, who exposed the leak on Twitter on Tuesday.
18 October, 2017
Families of the patients who died after they were moved from Life Esidimeni to a number of unlicensed NGOs had to sit through an emotional day as the head of the project continued his testimony and failed to answer why they were moved.

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