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26
Jan

Alleged Durban cop killer arrested while boarding bus to Joburg

A suspect in the murder of a police constable in Durban this past week was arrested when he attempted to board a bus from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg, police confirmed on Sunday.  “The suspect was arrested [on Saturday night] in Pietermaritzburg while a…

26
Jan

News24.com | ANALYSIS: Public approval is Ramaphosa’s only defence against his enemies in the ANC

What are South Africans to make of the murmurs that its governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), plans to recall Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the republic at its next National General Council in June? That’s where the party will meet to review…

26
Jan

News24.com | Ex-air force sergeant who strangled child prostitute, gunned down own children to be released from prison – report

Former Air Force sergeant Flippie Venter, convicted of strangling a child prostitute in Burundi and later wiping out his children with an R4 rifle, will be released on parole after serving 13 years, Rapport reported on Sunday. His now ex-wife, Millie, who su…

26
Jan

‘Nothing to catch us:’ How California’s homelessness crisis surged – NBC News

LOS ANGELES The only thing that kept LaRae Cantley going was her three children. She grew up surrounded by poverty and addiction, but despite her difficulties, she never expected to be homeless. Yet one day in the late 1990s, a sheriffs deputy knocked on th…

26
Jan

Para-swimmer walks for first time in robotic suit

Para-swimmer walks for first time in robotic suit

26
Jan

Kim Jong-un’s aunt reappears after six years

Image copyrightKCNAImage caption Kim Kyong Hui is seen here on the right, two seats away from Kim Jong-un The aunt of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has been seen in public for the first time since the execution of her husband in 2013. Kim Kyong-hui is …

26
Jan

Rescue efforts near end as Turkey quake toll rises

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Rescue teams carried out final searches for survivors on Sunday Efforts to find survivors from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey have begun winding down as the death toll climbed to at least 35. The magnitude…

26
Jan

Dozens dead in Brazil flooding and landslides

Image copyrightAFP/Getty ImagesImage caption There are fears that the death toll will rise further At least 30 people have died during severe rainstorms in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, the country’s emergency services have said. Many of the victims were …

26
Jan

China virus: Road blocks and ghost towns

China virus: Road blocks and ghost towns

26
Jan

Trump ordered Ukraine envoy’s sacking in 2018 – tape

Image copyrightReu/AFP/Getty ImagesImage caption Marie Yovanovitch (left) has testified in the impeachment inquiry President Donald Trump in 2018 ordered the removal of the US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, according to a video made public on Sa…