We need aid – but we must control it

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Africa needed development assistance from the Western world, but this needed to be on the basis of local ownership, and not colonial-style control. So said

Bizarre police chase in Florida ends in man’s unexplained death

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A Florida man died from unknown causes after trying to evade arrest, even stealing a police car to attempt a get-away. The Hardee County Sheriff’s

Bad moon rising for the DA?

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Three by-elections were held on Wednesday. The Democratic Alliance (DA) was the incumbent in all three wards, and managed to defend two of the wards.

KZN tornado claims two lives

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A tornado in KwaZulu-Natal caused some severe damage to property and cost at least two people their lives. The weather phenomenon hit New Hanover in

Strike imminent at SAA

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Unions at South African Airways (SAA) have threatened to embark on a strike after the airline announced an intention to embark on retrenchments. SAA said

New leads in the Van Rooyen case?

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The notorious case of the abduction and disappearance of a number of girls in 1988 and 1989, at the hands of paedophile Gert Van Rooyen

Polls show Johnson on course for majority

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Election polls in the United Kingdom (UK) are indicating that the incumbent, Boris Johnson, is likely to remain on as Prime Minister. Johnson became Prime

BEE ‘a failure’ – top executive

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South Africa’s race-based BEE empowerment policy ‘hasn’t worked’, because instead of helping all South Africans, it has benefited only a few, says Capitec chief executive

Birth certificate malaise continues

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Although the government has rescinded the requirement that foreign children entering South Africa require unabridged birth certificates, persisting regulations around the policy continue to hurt

Morales resigns

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Bolivian president Evo Morales has announced that he is resigning from office, in the wake of a disputed election on 20 October. Morales claimed victory