24 November 2020, Tuesday News

24 November 2020, Tuesday

Uganda’s health ministry blames lifting of lockdown for Covid-19 surge

Uganda as of Monday has registered a cumulative confirmed 18,165 Covid-19 cases, with 8,675 recoveries and 181 deaths.

2020-11-24 11:59:00 PM

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US diplomat’s wife who killed a motorcyclist had immunity, says UK authorities

US diplomat’s wife who killed a motorcyclist had immunity, says UK authorities

2020-11-24 11:58:00 PM

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Giroud winner puts Chelsea in Champions League knockout stages

Striker Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic last-minute winner as Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday night.

2020-11-24 11:51:00 PM

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IN MEMES | 'Gomora' fans want Mam' Sonto to 'kill' Detective Mahlasela as things get heated!

Since that detective arrived... things have been going pear-shaped for Mam Sonto ...

You’re joking right?

2020-11-24 11:46:00 PM

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'Why I volunteered to be a guinea pig for a Covid-19 vaccine'

I'm frustrated by those who oppose human challenge trials for the sake of volunteers … when we actively wish to take part, writes Zacharia Kafuko

2020-11-24 11:30:00 PM

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Dube Birds stretch wings against Chiefs and perch atop league | Citypress

High-flying Dube Birds sink Chiefs to roost atop the DStv Premiership

Its really unnecessary to undermine the current players who nearly won the league by keep on saying Chiefs misfortunes are because of the ban. Imagine what does it do mentally to these players. Its says they are not good enough. Its not the ban, lt's last season's league loss.
I disagree. This is the team that took second position at the end of last season. What could have changed suddenly in the players?

2020-11-24 11:14:00 PM

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Birds upend Amakhosi in first Swallows-Chiefs derby since 2015

It seemed as if Kaizer Chiefs were on course to tough out a second away draw in succession to show signs of grit under new coach Gavin Hunt, but debutant substitute Joseph Mhlongo had other ideas with an 86th-minute strike to earn Swallows FC a 1-0 DStv...

Hunt is a problem, moleko is a liability. Zuma and ntshangase could help Khama Billiat and Castro

2020-11-24 11:14:00 PM

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Birds upend Amakhosi in first Swallows-Chiefs derby since 2015

Birds upend Amakhosi in first Swallows-Chiefs derby since 2015 marc_strydom

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2020-11-24 10:47:00 PM

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US officials plan to release 6.4 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in first distribution

US officials said on Tuesday they plan to release 6.4 million Covid-19 vaccine doses nationwide in an initial distribution after the first one is cleared by regulators for emergency use.

2020-11-24 10:46:00 PM

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SA passes 21,000 Covid-19 deaths, as daily positivity rate stays above 12%

This translates to a positivity rate of 12.2%.

2020-11-24 10:39:00 PM

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Biden starts formal transition with access to briefings, Covid-19 response and hiring

Biden starts formal transition with access to briefings, Covid-19 response and hiring

2020-11-24 10:39:00 PM

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Meet Phathutshedzo Makwarela, SA's storyteller in chief

Even traffic cops forget their duties when they stop Phathu.

The CIC of storytelling
I thought it was a woman

2020-11-24 10:38:00 PM

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Sasol agrees to sell another US asset for $404m

Sasol agrees to sell another US asset for $404m

With the incoming climate agreement accord and possibly green new deal recommended to sell all..

2020-11-24 10:36:00 PM

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PwC Black Friday report | Citypress

PwC Black Friday report It’s that time of the year again, when retailers attract their biggest share of customers and increase in-store foot traffic as the festive season begins

2020-11-24 10:30:00 PM

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Coronation’s profit rises 17% despite client outflows

Coronation’s profit rises 17% despite client outflows

2020-11-24 10:30:00 PM

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Rugby world mourns French 'genius' Dominici after death at 48

Former rugby international Christophe Dominici, who was found dead at the age of 48 in a park near Paris on Tuesday.

2020-11-24 10:28:00 PM

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Covid-19 in SA: 2 493 new infections, 115 more deaths

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 115 more Covid-19 related deaths and 2 493 new infections on Friday night, while adding that nine out of every 10 people infected with the virus are recovering from it.

I am sorry but I dont buy the stats people. Yes the virus is there but the numbers I dont believe.
What a revelation, knighthood for sure.

2020-11-24 10:27:00 PM

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SA passes 21,000 Covid-19 deaths, as daily positivity rate stays above 12%

Health ministry confirms 2,493 new cases in the past 24 hours from 20,288 tests - a positivity rate of 12.2%

My nephew's doggy knows how to sit and stay...knows 2 of the S.A. languages... Where are the human's getting it wrong lol...?
Stay positive guys 👍

2020-11-24 10:23:00 PM

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Land inequality is threatening livelihood of 2.5-billion people

Land inequality is threatening livelihood of 2.5-billion people

2020-11-24 10:21:00 PM

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Busiswa calls out 'The Queen' for portrayal of GBV: Your disconnect from the issue is obvious

'No-one is crying or talking or inspired or informed or moved by your storylines on rape and abuse' Busiswa clapped back.

2020-11-24 10:10:00 PM

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Beyoncé leads 2021 Grammy nominations with 9 nods

Beyoncé led nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards on Tuesday with nine nods.

2020-11-24 10:07:00 PM

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Buying a car online: Avoid being scammed | Citypress

More and more people are buying cars online. Making the right decision on what to buy, when and how to buy it is one of the things keeping South Africans up at night.

2020-11-24 10:01:00 PM

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Willis, Watson back in the England frame to face Wales

Flanker Jack Willis made a tryscoring debut against Georgia two weeks ago but was left our of last weekend's win over Ireland. He is among a strong group of backrow options for coach Eddie Jones.

2020-11-24 10:00:00 PM

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All the 2021 Grammy Awards nominees | Channel

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa lead 2021 Grammy nominations - See the list here

2020-11-24 09:57:00 PM

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'Nothing nefarious': Editors weigh in on WhatsApp group disinformation campaign

The SA National Editors' Forum said on Tuesday that there was 'nothing nefarious or underhanded' about the now-controversial ThumaMina media WhatsApp group.

2020-11-24 09:56:00 PM

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Christmas is coming early this year! Michael B Jordan just shared his plans to join OnlyFans | Channel

Michael B Jordan is joining OnlyFans to make all our Christmas wishes come true.

2020-11-24 09:54:00 PM

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How the super-rich are styling in their own private universes

Whether it is aboard a private jet or a luxury yacht, the lucky few are socially distancing in style

2020-11-24 09:52:00 PM

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'What a gentleman!': ex-Bafana coach 'Shakes' Mashaba tries to come to terms with Anele Ngcongca's death

'What a gentleman!' This was former Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba's reaction as he tried to come to terms with the death of Anele Ngcongca.

2020-11-24 09:41:00 PM

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Warriors enjoy a fruitdal day at Centurion

Yaseen Vallie, Sinethemba Qeshile, Matthew Breetzke and Lesib Ngoepe all recorded half-centuries as the Warriors finally got their season going with the bat.

2020-11-24 09:39:00 PM

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Business Maverick: Twitter to Revive Controversial Account Verification System

Business Maverick: Twitter to Revive Controversial Account Verification System

2020-11-24 09:35:00 PM

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EFF, PAC face hate speech probe over Brackenfell High outbursts

Human rights commission says there is prima facie evidence to suggest PAC endorsed ‘one settler, one bullet’ slogan

2020-11-24 09:34:00 PM

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KZN Premier confirms suspension of Public Works HOD Dr Gaster Sharpley

KwaZulu-Natal Public Works head of department Dr Gaster Sharpley has been suspended, KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala has confirmed.

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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UK's Johnson says 'escape route in sight' from coronavirus

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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Ongoing freight industry violence claims life of 45-year-old truck driver

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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The figures which show SA is the most unequal country in the world

The figures which show SA is the most unequal country in the world

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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World's top surgical glove maker shuts factories due to coronavirus

World's top surgical glove maker shuts factories due to coronavirus

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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Political parties call for greater efforts in dealing with scourge of GBV

2020-11-24 09:33:00 PM

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How film composers use music to control your emotions: 'I can make you feel anything I want to' | Channel

How film composers use music to control your emotions: 'I can make you feel anything I want to'

2020-11-24 09:30:00 PM

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Attorney was warned not to speak to witnesses in 'blue light' tender case

The attorney for businessman Vimpie Manthata was warned by an Investigating Directorate investigator not to talk to state witnesses in the R191m police 'blue lights' tender case.

2020-11-24 09:26:00 PM

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Lockdown booze ban saved 21 lives a day

Shocking stats reveal how badly SA is impacted by alcohol abuse, with young men bearing the brunt

2020-11-24 09:19:00 PM

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Dobsonville Stadium pitch set to take centre stage in Swallows vs Chiefs showdown

The nation's soccer lovers would have descended on Dobsoville Stadium in great numbers on Tuesday night had Covid-19 not intervened and altered life as we know it. ntlokom

2020-11-24 09:15:00 PM

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Omnia upbeat about agricultural prospects

Omnia upbeat about agricultural prospects

2020-11-24 09:10:00 PM

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Yasss girl! Actress Thuso Mbedu in the running for Disney role

Mzansi is totes crossing their fingers for the talented Thuso to bag the coveted role!

2020-11-24 09:08:00 PM

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PHOTOS | Shudufhadzo Musida's inspiring reign as Miss South Africa - so far! | Channel

Shudufhadzo Musida crowned Miss SA one month ago - here's what she's been doing

2020-11-24 09:05:00 PM

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WATCH: How Pepkor grew its market share during Covid-19

WATCH: How Pepkor grew its market share during Covid-19

2020-11-24 09:01:00 PM

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Killer nanny gets 30 years in jail

Broodwyk said Tsabane had lied about the child being kidnapped and about being charged at with knives as the doors to the home were locked and no signs of a break-in had been found. marupengp

2020-11-24 09:00:00 PM

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Sexual abuse victim opens up about swimming coach at press conference

Debbie Wade‚ 51‚ faced the media for the first time on Tuesday and‚ after fighting back the tears for several seconds‚ she spoke about the sexual abuse she suffered more than 40 years ago and which has consumed her life since.

2020-11-24 08:54:00 PM

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Biden pick Yellen is more than a steady hand in tough times

Biden pick Yellen is more than a steady hand in tough times

2020-11-24 08:52:00 PM

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EXCLUSIVE: South Africa is going for COVAX vaccine scheme for 10% of population

South Africa is going with the COVAX global COVID-19 vaccine distribution scheme, with acommitted purchase for 10% of its population of 58 million, asenior health official said on Tuesday.

2020-11-24 08:50:00 PM

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Credit Suisse to take a $450m hit from York Hedge Fund

Credit Suisse to take a $450m hit from York Hedge Fund

2020-11-24 08:46:00 PM

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Virus crisis to cut airline 2020 revenues by 60% - IATA | News24

Airline revenues this year will plunge by 60 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which threatens the survival of the industry, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday.

2020-11-24 08:45:00 PM

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The perils of mixing music and politics in Nigeria | Citypress

2020-11-24 08:45:00 PM

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Pepkor to sell John Craig as demand for formal men’s wear declines

Pepkor to sell John Craig as demand for formal men’s wear declines 🔒

2020-11-24 08:41:00 PM

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Stop the violence, pleads truck driver

A truck driver for a company in Gauteng has pleaded for an end to the violence, saying the job is tough at the best of times without fear entering the equation.

2020-11-24 08:40:00 PM

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Pretorius shines as Knights dominate Lions

Migael Pretorius continued his outstanding showing at the Bullring by following up his unbeaten half-century with four wickets to bowl the VKB Knights into a strong position on Tuesday.

2020-11-24 08:37:00 PM

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Fugitive mom (17), boyfriend arrested for death of 'raped' daughter (3)

Police have arrested a 17-year-old mother and his 30-year-old boyfriend who were on the run after the death of a three-year-old last week after it emerged the toddler succumbed to injuries inflicted on her by the man.

2020-11-24 08:34:00 PM

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Former Denel boss admits mistake in giving contract to Gupta-linked firm

The former CEO of Denel Land Systems admitted that award contracts to a company linked to the Guptas and former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane was a “mistake”.

2020-11-24 08:25:00 PM

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Israel’s defiance of the UN ruling on Golan Heights is reinforced by the USA

Israel’s defiance of the UN ruling on Golan Heights is reinforced by the USA

2020-11-24 08:24:00 PM

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Miley Cyrus 2 weeks sober after relapse | Channel

Miley Cyrus reveals she's 2 weeks sober after sobriety slip amid pandemic

2020-11-24 08:24:00 PM

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Parliament pays tribute to late auditor-general Kimi Makwetu

Parliament on Tuesday paid tribute to the late auditor-general Kimi Makwetu who succumbed to lung cancer earlier this month.

2020-11-24 08:14:00 PM

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Zondo ton gives Dolphins the edge in Durban

An 11th career century by Khaya Zondo helped the Dolphins press ahead on day two of their latest 4-Day Domestic Series outing against the Cape Cobras.

2020-11-24 08:14:00 PM

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LISTEN | 65-year-old viral star Gee Six Five speaks about her newfound fame

If Twitter has anything to say about it, 'Obani Lababantu' is the song of the year!

2020-11-24 08:10:00 PM

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Solskjaer calls on Man Utd to respond to 'blow' of Basaksehir defeat

Solskjaer calls on Man Utd to respond to 'blow' of Basaksehir defeat

2020-11-24 08:08:00 PM

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MAVERICK MAPPER: If these mountains could speak: Day trip to the Amathole mountains

MAVERICK MAPPER: If these mountains could speak: Day trip to the Amathole mountains

2020-11-24 08:06:00 PM

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There’s no such thing as waste – A compassionate approach to the food chain - Crowdcast

Register now for Media24 Live's event on Crowdcast, scheduled to go live on Wednesday December 02, 2020 at 11:00 am SAST.

2020-11-24 08:03:00 PM

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Former Denel boss admits mistake in giving contract to Gupta-linked firm

The former CEO of Denel Land Systems admitted that award contracts to a company linked to the Guptas and former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane was a “mistake”.

2020-11-24 07:59:00 PM

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SA businesses may soon need a WhatsApp strategy

SA businesses may soon need a WhatsApp strategy 🔒

2020-11-24 07:53:00 PM

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Shimza: 'Our era of artists are selling more than just music. Woke bunch!'

We could learn a thing or two from musician and business savant Shimza!

2020-11-24 07:50:00 PM

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This is how firms can legally keep tabs on employees working remotely

This is how firms can legally keep tabs on employees working remotely

2020-11-24 07:50:00 PM

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ISS TODAY: Wangiri scam targets millions of unsuspecting Kenyans

ISS TODAY: Wangiri scam targets millions of unsuspecting Kenyans

2020-11-24 07:48:00 PM

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ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Illusions and reveries of Africa claiming the 21st century are fast evaporating

ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Illusions and reveries of Africa claiming the 21st century are fast evaporating 🔒

2020-11-24 07:46:00 PM

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Former France rugby international Christophe Dominici found dead at 48 - police

Former French rugby international Christophe Dominici, who played 67 times for France, was seen by a witness jumping from a disused building in the Saint-Cloud park, police said.

2020-11-24 07:44:00 PM

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Cricket’s winter of discontent unsettling, says Van der Dussen

Cricket’s winter of discontent unsettling, says Van der Dussen

2020-11-24 07:41:00 PM

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Afriforum, Solidarity to lay criminal charge against Malema over threats against police

Malema threatened to fight police at their homes because they colluded with whites.

2020-11-24 07:40:00 PM

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Newsdeck: Crossed Out -25 November 2020

Newsdeck: Crossed Out -25 November 2020

2020-11-24 07:37:00 PM

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Tesla hits $500bn in value and Elon Musk becomes world’s second-richest man

Tesla hits $500bn in value and Elon Musk becomes world’s second-richest man

2020-11-24 07:35:00 PM

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WATCH: State Capture Inquiry hears Denel testimony

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry hears Denel testimony

2020-11-24 07:31:00 PM

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SA confirms going for COVAX vaccine scheme for 10% of population

The government is going with the COVAX global COVID-19 vaccine distribution scheme, with a committed purchase for 10% of its population of 58 million, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

2020-11-24 07:31:00 PM

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'When people protest, it must be peaceful': 5 key findings from SAHRC's Brackenfell investigation

The SA Human Rights Commission said the rights of children trump all others and should not be infringed.

2020-11-24 07:31:00 PM

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Zondo blows his JZ top, hauls out his biggest guns to force Zuma back

“The decision by Mr Zuma to leave without permission and in the face of a valid and binding summons is a serious matter,” Zondo said.

2020-11-24 07:30:00 PM

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Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics | The story behind Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and why she credits her nails | Channel

As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey.

2020-11-24 07:29:00 PM

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Brackenfell School Protest: SAHRC taking PAC to court

Brackenfell School Protest: SAHRC taking PAC to court

2020-11-24 07:28:00 PM

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AstraZeneca must show it is not profiting from vaccine while Covid-19 is pandemic

AstraZeneca must show it is not profiting from vaccine while Covid-19 is pandemic

2020-11-24 07:27:00 PM

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Bushveld is boosted by Vanchem but bad weather caps output

Bushveld is boosted by Vanchem but bad weather caps output 🔒

2020-11-24 07:26:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: Sasol, banks and financials help spur JSE to best gains in two weeks

Global stock markets were cheered by developments on the vaccine front

2020-11-24 07:22:00 PM

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CHRIS GILMOUR: Stor-Age ticks all the boxes amid lockdown turmoil

CHRIS GILMOUR: Stor-Age ticks all the boxes amid lockdown turmoil 🔒

2020-11-24 07:20:00 PM

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Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season

The Diamond League on Tuesday released its provisional calendar for the 2021 season, which will consist of 14 athletics meetings beginning in Rabat in May and ending in Zurich in September.

2020-11-24 07:17:00 PM

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Blast from the past: Fourie leads the charge as Boks slay Red Dragons

Today in SA sports history: November 24

2020-11-24 07:13:00 PM

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Washington zoo panda named 'Little Miracle'

Washington zoo panda named 'Little Miracle'

2020-11-24 07:12:00 PM

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US diplomat’s wife who killed a motorcyclist had immunity, says UK authorities

US diplomat’s wife who killed a motorcyclist had immunity, says UK authorities

2020-11-24 07:10:00 PM

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Claudia Henkel sustains concussion after car accident: 'I woke up in an ambulance' | Channel

Claudia Henkel sustains concussion after car accident: 'I woke up in an ambulance'

2020-11-24 07:10:00 PM

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With injury problems easing up, Province ready to give Siya Kolisi a run against Bulls

Siya is fit. He has been training and is looking very good. We are going to let him get going this weekend, said forward coach Rito Hlungwani.

2020-11-24 07:03:00 PM

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Jacob Zuma's state capture appearance delays are 'spurious': De Klerk Foundation

The FW de Klerk Foundation says former president Jacob Zuma can run from the state capture inquiry but he cannot hide.

2020-11-24 07:00:00 PM

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Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammys

Mzansi’s own Trevor Noah will host the 63rd Grammy Awards next year.

2020-11-24 06:59:00 PM

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Iata says airlines set to lose close to $160bn, exceeding most dire estimates

Iata says airlines set to lose close to $160bn, exceeding most dire estimates

2020-11-24 06:55:00 PM

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Boeing 737 MAX gets first step in approval from EU to start flying

Boeing 737 MAX gets first step in approval from EU to start flying

2020-11-24 06:54:00 PM

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Trevor Noah 'thrilled' to host 2021 Grammy Awards

2021 is already looking to be a great year for Trevor Noah.

2020-11-24 06:52:00 PM

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DRC militia commander gets life sentence for war crimes

DRC militia commander gets life sentence for war crimes

2020-11-24 06:50:00 PM

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We are fixing Prasa – Fikile Mbalula

A lot of work still needed to be done to address security, theft, vandalism of assets and infrastructure and criminality that undermined provision of commuter rail, said Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday.

2020-11-24 06:50:00 PM

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Living histories, herstories and our stories

Wise people warn we should never open social media first thing in the morning if you want to preserve your mental health and energy for the day.

2020-11-24 06:49:00 PM

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