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A water cannon is used by riot policemen to disperse protestors in the capital Bujumbura

Burundi police fire tear gas in protest against president

Burundi police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters on Monday in the second day of demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office, a Reuters witness said.

In rare remarks, George W. Bush argues against the lifting of Iran sanctions

Former President George W. Bush said the United States must show that it can follow through on its promises, and argued against the lifting of sanctions against Iran during rare remarks about foreign policy in a meeting with hundreds of Jewish donors here Saturday night.

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Saartjie Baartman monument vandalised

Vandals in South Africa have vandalised a monument to Saartjie Baartman, Africa's "Hottentot Venus" who was paraded in 19th century Europe like a circus freak, police said Sunday.

SA says it is committed to good relations with Nigeria after diplomats recalled

South Africa remains committed to maintaining friendly relations with Nigeria after Abuja recalled its ambassador to Pretoria in the wake of attacks on immigrants, the department of international relations said on Sunday.
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Passport puzzle in 'SA mule' case

The South African high commission in New Delhi is investigating how a woman detained in India for drug smuggling obtained the passport number of a Free State pensioner.

Fugitive mom 'at risk from abusive partner'

As police hunt a young couple accused of murdering their two babies, the children's grandmother says she fears for her daughter's safety.

Dad unknowingly impregnated daughter, who worries how to tell their son his grandfather is his father

A retired Mpumalanga teacher who unknowingly impregnated his 16-year-old biological daughter four years ago has apologised for taking advantage of a girl he only regarded as a pupil at his school.

CEO of SAA calls it quits

The suspended chief executive of South Africa's state-owned airline SAA, Monwabisi Kalawe, stepped down with immediate effect on Friday.

'Outraged' Nzimande calls for academic boycott of Israel

An “outraged’ Blade Nzimande on Friday called on all South African universities and colleges with partnerships and academic relations to “cut their ties with Israeli institutions”.

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PSL slaps big fine on Khune

The Premier Soccer League's disciplinary committee fined Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune R50000, with R25000 suspended for 12 months, for Twitter comments.

Liverpool need 'top-level striker', says Rodgers

Liverpool need a top-level striker who can play every week and Daniel Sturridge could lose his role as the club's leading man after an injury-hit season, manager Brendan Rodgers has said.

Jonty Rhodes names his baby girl India Jeanne

Former South Africa cricketer and current Mumbai Indians fielding coach Jonty Rhodes and wife Melanie have named their new baby girl India.

Waratahs survive Rebels comeback to squeeze home

Defending champions New South Wales Waratahs hung on for a scrappy 18-16 Super Rugby win over the committed Melbourne Rebels in Sydney on Saturday.

Italian clubs kept apart in Europa League semis

The draw for the semi-finals of the Europa League on Friday kept alive the possibility of an all-Italian final as Serie A sides Napoli and Fiorentina avoided each other.

In rare remarks, George W. Bush argues against the lifting of Iran sanctions

Former President George W. Bush said the United States must show that it can follow through on its promises, and argued against the lifting of sanctions against Iran during rare remarks about foreign policy in a meeting with hundreds of Jewish donors here Saturday night.

Rolls-Royce unveils the most sumptuous Phantom yet

The British luxury car maker has shared details on the Phantom Limelight Collection, the latest line of bespoke models out of its workshops in Goodwood, England. The new limited edition will consist of just 25 cars.

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Brait still has R24bn to spend, says Wiese

Company that last week agreed to buy Virgin Active has ‘very substantial war chest’ to spend on deals, according to largest shareholder Christo Wiese

Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe resigns

South African Airways says Monwabisi Kalawe has terminated his contract with national carrier, he will also step down as director

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Actress Maggie Benedict, known as Akhona for her role in Generations, should be acquitted of theft because the state failed to prove its case, according to her lawyer.

'Avengers 2' puts Jozi on the map

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