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Parliament starts disciplinary hearing against EFF MPs who disrupted Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN - Parliament has started another disciplinary hearing involving Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs, who are accused of disruptive conduct and calling the president a criminal without substantiation. The eight MPs facing these new
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15 Jan 2024

Medvedev, Gauff power through at Australian Open as Murray crashes out

MELBOURNE - Two-time finalist Daniil Medvedev and US Open champion Coco Gauff swept into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday, but Wimbledon winner Marketa Vondrousova and veteran Andy Murray were sent packing.On a baking-hot d
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15 Jan 2024

Eddie Jones wants Japan to be 'fastest in world'

TOKYO - Japan need to obey the rules of physics and become the fastest team in the world in order to compensate for their relatively small size, new rugby coach Eddie Jones said Monday. The game is about momentum. And one of key laws of lif
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15 Jan 2024

Salah rescues Egypt as Nigeria draw and Ghana lose at Cup of Nations

ABIDJAN - Mohamed Salah saved Egypt from an embarrassing defeat in their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, while Nigeria were held by Equatorial Guinea despite Victor Osimhen getting on the scoresheet.Ghana were also in a
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15 Jan 2024

No cases of leaked papers reported in 2023 matric exams Umalusi CEO

JOHANNESBURG - Umalusi CEO Mafu Ramoketsi says there are no cases of leaked exam papers reported in the 2023 matric exams.Ramoketsi was updating the country on Monday on the assessment of the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams.</p
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15 Jan 2024

KZN rescue teams searching for two people swept away by floods in oThongathi

DURBAN - Rescue teams in KwaZulu-Natal are searching for two people who were swept away by floods in oThongathi.The recent floods in the province have also left five people dead under the eThekwini metro.Many other families have been
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15 Jan 2024

'Oppenheimer' wins big at Critics Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES - Oppenheimer , Christopher Nolan's epic movie about the creation of the atomic bomb, cleaned up at the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday, winning best picture and seven other prizes over its rivals as the Oscars race heats up.The
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15 Jan 2024

Teachers return to desks Monday for 2024 prep work

CAPE TOWN It is back to school for teachers on Monday.They must prepare for the official start of the 2024 academic year.For learners, schools will start on Wednesday. The National Professional Teachers Organisation of South A
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15 Jan 2024

DA calls for probe into alleged SASSA grant payment system rigging

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for investigations into those implicated in the alleged rigging of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) social grant payment system.This follows claims that thousands of und
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15 Jan 2024