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Boko Haram gunmen kill 6 voters in northeast Nigeria

Islamist Boko Haram insurgents launched two deadly attacks on voters in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, police and a security source said, killing six people in an election in which insecurity is a major issue.

Hackers shut down Nigeria electoral commission website

 A group calling itself the Nigerian Cyber Army hacked into and shut down the electoral commission's website on Saturday, warning officials not to rig the presidential election as accreditation for voting in the poll was under way.

Two dead, 12 injured in North West crash

Two people died and 12 others were injured when a taxi and car collided on the R501, about 25km from Potchefstroom, paramedics said on Saturday.

Moodley applies to block prison transfer

Donovan Moodley, convicted for the kidnapping and murder of Leigh Matthews, blocked an attempt by the correctional services department to move him from the Johannesburg prison, The Saturday Star reported.

Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

Italy's top court has thrown out Amanda Knox's conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global audience.

Nigeria votes in tight presidential election

Nigerians headed to the polls Saturday to elect a new president in the most closely fought election since independence, framed by Boko Haram violence, economic woes and endemic corruption in Africa's most populous nation.

Police never questioned the validity of Jiba summons

The SA Police Service has never questioned the validity of a summons delivered against deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba, it said on Friday.

Gay dads' big break

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City chaos erupts as protesters loot stalls

A mob of protesters who charged through Cape Town city centre yesterday mugged a bystander, looted vendors' stalls and vandalised property.

Heads roll in Ekurhuleni as Gungubele rings changes

Just a day after his city address Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele has reshuffled his cabinet.

Medupi workers locked out

Trouble continued at Medupi power station in Limpopo as 20000 striking workers were locked out yesterday.

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Super Eagles of Nigeria in selection drama ahead of Bafana clash

Nigeria assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has caused a stir in the Super Eagle’s camp by telling FA bosses that Stephen Keshi, and not him, was the one who selected the team that suffered a shock defeat at home to Uganda.

Itumeleng Khune not ruling out Sundowns move

Itumeleng Khune has revealed that moving to another PSL team is an “option” should a new contract with Kaizer Chiefs fail to materialise.

Two Oceans Marathon to go via Ou Kaapse weg

The Two Oceans ultra marathon route will detour along Ou Kaapse Weg, event organisers said Friday.

Hamilton unbeatable despite car woes

World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on Friday.

Nigeria skipper Enyeama ruled out of squad to face Bafana Bafana

Nigeria will arrive in South Africa on Friday with a depleted squad after captain Vincent Enyeama was withdrawn from the travelling squad due to a troublesome back injury.

Moodley applies to block prison transfer

Donovan Moodley, convicted for the kidnapping and murder of Leigh Matthews, blocked an attempt by the correctional services department to move him from the Johannesburg prison, The Saturday Star reported.

Boko Haram gunmen kill 6 voters in northeast Nigeria

Islamist Boko Haram insurgents launched two deadly attacks on voters in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, police and a security source said, killing six people in an election in which insecurity is a major issue.

DA praises prosecutions head Nxasana for conduct during Jiba debacle

Prosecutions head Mxolisi Nxasana should be commended for taking a stand against his deputy Nomgcobo Jiba and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the DA said on Friday.

Ford offering a smarter way to avoid a speeding ticket

Ford is launching a new technology called Intelligent Speed Limiter that will ensure that whatever the road and whatever the country, you'll never accidentally pick up a speeding fine.

Elephant: Shot, stuffed and shipped

Government’s BEE policy creates middlemen

Middlemen tend to import supplies at the expense of the local industry, particularly the capital goods industry, says Ben Turok

Relief for retailers as consumer pressure lifts

Retail sales volumes recover during the first quarter of the year, notably in lower-middle income segment

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