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Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has absolved President Jacob Zuma for the misuse of state funds to upgrade his home in Nkandla.
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Outogoing African Development Bank (AfDB) president Donald Kaberuka said this week the bank's governance structures and business model "were...
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting as football's world governing body is mired in crisis following the arrest of seven top...
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The euro leapt, Greek bond yields fell, but nothing actually changed in another day of talks with international creditors.
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Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.
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Sports minister Fikile Mbalula categorically denied that government had paid individuals to influence the voting on the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.
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The Western Cape High Court has dismissed the case from a media group against Speaker Baleka Mbete regarding Parliament’s broadcasting policy.
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David Cameron will tell other leaders Britain will vote to leave the EU without major reforms, the UK foreign secretary says.
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Malaysia detains 12 policemen suspected of human trafficking, two of whom are said to be connected to recently discovered jungle graves.
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English FA chairman Greg Dyke says Friday's Fifa presidential election should still go ahead and that Prince Ali can beat Sepp Blatter.
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Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the...
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China says a Henan nursing home which caught fire killing 38 people was poorly constructed, and top-level prosecutors are investigating.
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The annual congress of World football governing body Fifa is due to open despite sponsor concerns over the arrest of senior officials on corruption...
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Security was beefed up in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, as final preparations were made for the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as president.


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