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Durban

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Humidity: 68%

Wind: 64.37 km/h

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IOM TO HELP LIBYA IMPROVE LIVES OF MIGRANTS

23 March 2017
IOM TO HELP LIBYA IMPROVE LIVES OF MIGRANTS

The Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has offered to help the Libyan government to improve the conditions of migrants who live in appalling conditions in Libya’s detention centres. Thousands of Libyans have been...

VISITORS TRAPPED AFTER LONDON ATTACK

23 March 2017
VISITORS TRAPPED AFTER LONDON ATTACK

Visitors to one of London’s top attractions, the London Eye were stuck in a lockdown after an attack near Britain’s parliament yesterday in which five people were killed and around 20 injured. The attack prompted the police to shut all areas near Br...

U.S. AND IRAN NAVY NAVIGATING DANGEROUS WATERS

23 March 2017
U.S. AND IRAN NAVY NAVIGATING DANGEROUS WATERS

U.S. Navy commanders have once again accused Iran of jeopardizing international navigation by the actions of ships passing through the Strait of HORMUZ and said future incidents could result in miscalculation and lead to an armed clash. The warning...

BATTLE FOR MOSUL CIVILIANS BEAR THE BRUNT

23 March 2017
BATTLE FOR MOSUL CIVILIANS BEAR THE BRUNT

The battle to recapture the city of Mosul from the Islamic State is taking its toll on civilians as casualties increase. According to reports, a large number of civilians remain inaccessible to medical treatment as fighting between Iraqi forces and...

TAXI RAPE CASES BEING INVESTIGATED

23 March 2017
TAXI RAPE CASES BEING INVESTIGATED

Police in Gauteng are utilising CCTV footage from various ATMS as they try to tie a case against men who pick up women in a taxi before proceeding to point a gun and rape their unsuspecting female passengers. In the latest incident a woman had come...

WESTERN CAPE GOVT. READY TO SELL TAFELBERG SITE

23 March 2017
WESTERN CAPE GOVT. READY TO SELL TAFELBERG SITE

Activist group Reclaim the City is planning to fight the Western Cape government's decision to allow the sale of the Tafelberg site in Sea Point. The provincial Cabinet has given the green light for the multi-million rand sale of the site. Reclaim t...

IRAQI SPECIAL FORCES HEAD TO FRONTLINE

22 March 2017
IRAQI SPECIAL FORCES HEAD TO FRONTLINE

Iraqi Special Forces have headed to the front lines in west Mosul. Heavily armored Humvees weaved through the wreckage of the city where Roads have been ripped apart by improvised explosive devices, artillery shells and air strikes. The fighting is...

PLANET PLUTO?

22 March 2017
PLANET PLUTO?

A team of scientists seeking to restore Pluto to Planet hood have launched a campaign to broaden the astronomical classifications which led to its demotion to a "dwarf planet" a decade ago. In a paper presented at an international planetary science...

US GADGET BAN

22 March 2017
US GADGET BAN

International travelers have expressed mixed feelings after the United States and Britain introduced restrictions banning electronic gadgets on board planes coming from airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in res...

SYRIA PEACE TALKS

22 March 2017
SYRIA PEACE TALKS

The United Nations Peace Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has called on the warring parties in Syria to engage in substantive political discussions at the next round of talks that begin tomorrow, March 23. The talks that are expected to last until...

SOCIAL GRANTS WILL BE PAID ON 1 APRIL

22 March 2017
 SOCIAL GRANTS WILL BE PAID ON 1 APRIL

President Jacob Zuma has once again reassured South Africans that social grants will be paid by 1 April and that the problems that have been experienced with the matter, have now been resolved. The president, deputy president and a host of ministers...

NEHAWU STRIKE

22 March 2017
NEHAWU STRIKE

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union, Nehawu has come out in defence of its members following the death of a six month old baby. The union says that the department needed to have contingencies in place as social workers have the...

EVACUATION OF SYRIAN REBELS UNDERWAY IN HOMS

20 March 2017
EVACUATION OF SYRIAN REBELS UNDERWAY IN HOMS

More than 1 500 Syrian opposition fighters, family members and civilians arrived in northern Syria, a day after being evacuated from the last opposition enclave of the city of Homs under an agreement with government forces. Between 10 000 and 15 000...

LIFE RETURNING TO EAST MOSUL

20 March 2017
LIFE RETURNING TO EAST MOSUL

The residents of East Mosul have welcomed the improving security situation following the recapture of the area by the Iraqi forces aided by the U.S.-led coalition, but residents complain about the lack of basic amenities such as the steady flow of e...

SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES FLOWING INTO SUDAN

20 March 2017
 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES FLOWING INTO SUDAN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says more than 1000 South Sudanese people - many OF them women and children – are reaching the Sudanese border every day. In response, the UNHCR and other international aid agencies including...

TURKEY’S REFERENDUM CAUSES DIVISIONS AMONG TURKS

20 March 2017
 TURKEY’S REFERENDUM CAUSES DIVISIONS AMONG TURKS

Turkey’s upcoming referendum on expanding President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers is causing deep divisions among Germany’s three million-strong Turkish community and the recent tensions between Ankara and Berlin have reignited the debate about the integr...

CHIEF JUSTICES OFFICES BURGLED

20 March 2017
CHIEF JUSTICES OFFICES BURGLED

The offices of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng were burgled on Saturday morning, where 15 computers containing highly sensitive and personal information belonging to judges, were stolen. The break in comes as a mystery after high profile cases against...

KATHRADA HEALTH UPDATE

20 March 2017
KATHRADA HEALTH UPDATE

The Ahmed Kathrada foundation has released a statement today saying that the support they have received from at home and abroad for struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada has been overwhelming and they are heartened by it. They are urging everyone to keep...

CHINESE PRESIDENT WELCOMES SAUDI KING TO BEIJING

16 March 2017
CHINESE PRESIDENT WELCOMES SAUDI KING TO BEIJING

China rolled out the red carpet for king Salman of Saudi Arabia after he arrived in Beijing on a tour that is intended to open Saudi Arabia to Chinese investment. King Salman began his one month-long Asian tour late February to build ties with the w...

U.N SAYS ISRAEL IMPOSING APARTHEID ON PALESTINIANS

16 March 2017
U.N SAYS ISRAEL IMPOSING APARTHEID ON PALESTINIANS

A report commissioned by the United Nations economic and social commission for western Asia has concluded that Israel is establishing an apartheid regime that will dominate the Palestinian people. The accusation, often directed at Israel by its crit...

SYRIA TRIO AGREE TO MONITOR CEASE-FIRE VIOLATIONS

16 March 2017
SYRIA TRIO AGREE TO MONITOR CEASE-FIRE VIOLATIONS

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to strengthen the tripartite alliance for monitoring cease-fire violations in Syria. In a statement the three countries said that they will also continue to work on determining the locations of all anti-government...

TRUMP TRAVEL BAN SUFFERS ANOTHER SETBACK

16 March 2017
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN SUFFERS ANOTHER SETBACK

U.S president Donald trump’s executive order banning travel into the United States by citizens of six Muslim-majority countries’, has suffered another setback. This comes as the Hawaiian federal court issued an emergency halt to the order’s implemen...

VVD PARTY WINS DUTCH ELECTION

16 March 2017
 VVD PARTY WINS DUTCH ELECTION

Outcomes from the Dutch election showed that current Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD party held a significant lead over anti-Islamic and anti EU party leader Geert wilders. In an election where 13 million Dutch voted against wilders nationalist poli...

Q & A TIME FOR PRESIDENT ZUMA

16 March 2017
Q & A TIME FOR PRESIDENT ZUMA

President Jacob Zuma is expected to answer questions today surrounding the social grants crises, this is the first of the four rounds of question and answer sessions in parliament today. The Leader of the opposition party Mmusi Maimane wants to know...