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A group of community members targeted the newly revamped facility earlier on Monday.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:28 am
Rescuers found the girl together with her three friends on the mountain on Sunday night.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:21 am
Officials have emphasized that no humans have been affected.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:49 am
Cameroon need to improve their football infrastructure if they want to compete with the world's top teams, coach Hugo Broos said following their Confederations Cup exit.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:39 am
There’s been an apparent shift in attitude in the ANC’s parliamentary caucus suggesting that the no-confidence vote might have a chance of succeeding.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:36 am
The anti-apartheid activist died in police detention 45 years ago.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:35 am
Half a million people have crossed the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy over the past four years, mainly sub-Saharan Africans who pay smugglers to shepherd them across the desert to Libya.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:27 am
Opener Stephen Cook, all-rounder Wayne Parnell and spinner Dane Piedt drop out of the squad that faced New Zealand in the last Test series.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:25 am
The social networking giant has indicated that it was willing to commit to production budgets as high as $3 million per episode.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:23 am
Hamilton also denied the accusation that he had deliberately “brake-tested” his rival, arguing that he was merely “controlling the pace.”
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:20 am
According to Professor Francois Engelbrecht, this phenomenon has made the region more vulnerable to extreme events such as wildfires.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:15 am
Metrorail’s Riana Scott says infrastructure on one of its busiest routes has been damaged in an apparent act of vandalism.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:10 am
MEC Panyaza Lesufi will deliver his R40 billion budget vote speech at the Provincial Legislature on Tuesday.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:07 am
WARNING: The following video contains graphic content. After seeing the #WhatisyourFear campaign an author reached out to EWN to tell her own story of overcoming trauma & violence.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:57 am
President Jacob Zuma and his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa have wished the Muslim community a happy Eid as they mark the end of Ramadan.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:52 am
Africa Check looks at Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s claim that the national airline spends just 2% on black-owned companies.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:48 am
Magistrate Wicus Loggernberg postponed the matter to 7 August, saying the prosecutor had asked for extra time to allow for investigations.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:30 am
A huge landslide in China has caused massive destruction, with rescue operations going on around the clock. CNN's Tom Sater has the story.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:24 am
The 10-day festival starts in Grahamstown on Thursday.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:20 am
SA’s femicide rate is five times higher than any other country in the world, according to Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:18 am
On Sunday a voice recording confirmed to be that of Nigeria’s President emerged for the first time since he travelled out of Nigeria.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:14 am
South Africa's Treasury has yet to decide whether it will challenge a recommendation by an anti-graft watchdog to change the central bank's mandate.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:02 am
The apartheid government said the activist committed suicide but a private investigation launched by his family uncovered new evidence.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:54 am
Judith February says the ANC is in serious trouble and no amount of papering over the cracks will show otherwise.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:52 am
The LÉ Eithne ship rescued 712 people off the coast of Tripoli as part of an international migrant rescue effort, Ireland’s Defence Forces said.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:50 am
A tourist boat carrying 150 people capsized in Northwest Colombia. CNN's Rafael Poveda has more.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:49 am
The fires were brought under control last week after rampaging across Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:47 am
The EFF says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was responsible for aiding the controversial family in spying on Malema when he was a minister at Home Affairs.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:44 am
The acapella Bellas are back, another "Wonder Woman" record, and a sick debut for "The Big Sick." CNN's David Daniel reports.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:18 am
A probe has been underway after three inmates were killed when violence broke out between prisoners and guards in December.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:15 am
A look inside a Philippines military hospital that is taking in the wounded who are fighting to counter an ISIS insurgency in the country.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:59 am
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Muslim community has contributed to social cohesion as well as ethical and moral values in the country.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:57 am
Residents who are protesting against evictions in the area are behind the attack, which took place on Sunday.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:52 am
An overturned oil tanker explodes in a huge fireball in Pakistan killing at least 140 people and injuring scores as crowds scavenging for fuel ignore warnings to stay clear.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:49 am
DA chief whip John Steenhuisen says the country’s rating downgrade and recent unemployment figures show President Zuma and his executive have failed.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:25 am
The former US army intelligence analyst, who came out publicly as transgender in 2013, took part in the parade on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union Organisation.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:25 am
Snake Road, between the N12 and the N17, has been blocked off to traffic.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:22 am
Mew Way has been closed to traffic between Steve Biko and Spine Road.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:20 am
The incident occurred at the weekend. The motive is unclear.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:19 am
Fawu's announced that around 1,000 of its members employed across eight sugar farms in KwaZulu-Natal are preparing to strike.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:17 am
Like much of Spain, the area near Huelva is on high alert for forest fires because of a heat wave.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:16 am
Cyril Ramaphosa tells Eyewitness News he supports the Constitutional Court’s ruling and that the Speaker can't hide behind the veil that she doesn’t know what to do.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:03 am
At the weekend police announced suspected rhino poacher Sydney Malose, who had been handcuffed to a bed in an East London hospital, had escaped.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:03 am
The party concluded its conference on Sunday which was convened to prepare for the national policy gathering later this week.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:44 am
After a two-day federal council meeting held in Durban, Mmusi Maimane stated it's possible to unseat the African National Congress.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
The tragedy occurred on Sunday morning as a large number of people gathered to collect petrol from the vehicle.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen are also accused of threatening to douse Victor Mlotshwa with petrol in Mpumalanga last August.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
Provincial chair Sihle Zikalala also says there would not be a need for elections if there was a tradition that the deputy president takes over from the incumbent.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
Panyaza Lesufi He says the province has been successful on its e-learning programme on grade 12 classes and is now working on consolidating other grades.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte are accused of killing 16-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in April.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
Provincial chair Sihle Zikalala confirmed this yesterday during his closing address at the general council held at the University of Zululand.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
The party has responded to reports that the Gupta family spied on Julius Malema, with claims the controversial family wants the EFF leader dead.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:33 am
The area has been at the centre of a dispute between activists and the City of Cape Town.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:46 am
Another two teenagers have died during the winter initiation season in the Eastern Cape.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:32 am
Last week, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane released the mining charter which increased the black ownership target to 30%.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:30 am
President Jacob Zuma says the people of the DRC need to determine and decide their internal political future.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:23 am
Mkhize says the family has been in the country for some years now and has invested in a number companies.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:17 am
Radebe says ANC members should strive for an equal, non-racial society. he was delivering the Oliver Tambo Memorial Lecture in Sedibeng on Sunday.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:13 am
ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile says Gauteng will continue to meet with other provinces over leadership.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:09 am
This makes “Transformers: The Last Knight” the latest summer blockbuster to bank on overseas ticket sales to have a shot at turning a profit.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:21 am
On Friday some 4,000 residents were forced to evacuate their homes in north London after the fire brigade ruled that their blocks were unsafe.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:05 am
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of support for Islamist militants, an allegation Qatar denies.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:00 am
The filing at the Tokyo District Court followed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing in the United States.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:55 am
The agreement was worked out on Friday during talks in Ottawa between senior communist party official Wang Yongqing and Canada’s national security.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:49 am
The New York march’s grand marshals this year include the American Civil Liberties Union, which was chosen for its history of litigation defending gay rights.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:44 am
The militants implemented an extreme version of Islam which associated toys with a face, like dolls, with idolatry.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:34 am
Rescue workers and the air force were helping passengers at the scene, President Juan Manuel Santos said in a Twitter post.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:28 am
Daniel Petersen Jnr has been nominated for his commitment and faithfulness to community work, nation and his philanthropic work.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:32 pm
The MEC says he will focus on the acceleration of proper education and building more infrastructure to create a conducive environment for learning.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:16 pm
Under a universal basic income.programme, every citizen is granted a fixed income that’s not dependent on their status in life.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:01 pm
Prince Harry has admitted there was a time he "wanted out" of royal life and considered leaving the monarchy.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:42 pm
Paul Mashatile delivered a closing address at the provincial party's policy conference on Sunday evening.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:35 pm
There are no reports of casualties as a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 km northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:19 pm
The recent unprecedented WannaCry ransomware attack that affected organisations in over 150 countries highlights the exploding threat landscape.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:17 pm
Susan Boyle is reportedly planning to call in police after being targeted by an intimidating group of teenagers.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:02 pm
Councillor Barbara Ras says media reports on the incident made it sound like a gang war was brewing in the area.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:31 pm
The EFF have reacted to reports of alleged espionage by the Guptas on its leader, linking it to Malusi Gigaba.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:18 pm
Newspaper reports suggest that new intelligence boss was arrested for being in possession of stolen property in 1993.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:06 pm
Speaking at the KZN ANC general council Sihle Zikalala said Zuma is under attack because outside want the ANC out of power.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:52 pm
The sports car was sent into a spin by a Mazda which had allegedly skipped a red light in Sandton on Saturday.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:30 pm
Fires raged along the garden route, killing seven people and burning down several Knysna homes in June.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:36 pm
The 18-times grand slam champion is in ominous form and won in Halle without dropping a single set all week.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:20 pm
The 10-day festival officially starts on Thursday and features hundreds of performances, including theatre, music and art exhibitions.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:14 pm
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won three regional elections in the last three months while the initial euphoria surrounding Martin Schulz wore off.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:40 pm
The vote could be a test of the current political mood in Italy, where a gradual economic recovery has not yet improved.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:33 pm
Ten other initiates have been treated for smoke inhalation after the school caught alight earlier on Sunday morning, officials say.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:26 pm
President Rodrigo Duterte took power on 30 June last year, vowing to halt the drug abuse and lawlessness he saw as 'symptoms of virulent social disease.'
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:14 pm
A large crowd of people had gathered around overturned tanker, many to collect fuel in containers when exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:29 pm
The EFF says most of the trips made by Malema which have been reported in the media were never publicly announced.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:09 pm
The ruling party says it’s confident Makhura will contribute significantly to the repositioning of the Gauteng province at a global level.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:51 am
Workers affiliated to the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) say eight employers from Illovo farms across the province have failed to meet their demands.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:26 am
It’s important to recognise which nations have made the biggest leaps in granting new dads that important time off.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:11 am
As scientists, it’s more important than ever to uphold our values and to combat the culture of fake news with informed, evidence-based debates.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:02 am
The adoption of green building technologies and solutions is a key part of China’s sustainability and environmental protection goals.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 9:55 am
The attack occurred in a market in the town of al-Dana, located in the north of the province near the border with Turkey, according to the Observatory.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 9:44 am
The dance move has gone viral on social media in countries such as Australia, France and most of European countries.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 9:26 am
Eyewitness News asked you if it was time to drop English and use isiZulu as SA’s official language?
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:48 am
Islamic State sympathisers have carried out a series of mostly low-level attacks in Indonesia over the past few years.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:37 am
The Sunday Times is reporting that the family has been at the forefront of an attack on South African banks after many closed the Gupta’s accounts.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:14 am
Last year, the Acsa requested law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, to provide it with guidance on how to deal with the parastatal’s supply chain management.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:06 am
Nicol-Lewis’ obsession with Rowling’s world of wizards started when her husband gave her one of the books, 'Goblet of Fire,' shortly before he died.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:54 am
But founder Bindeshwar Pathak said he hoped the gesture would win enough publicity and good will to at least raise awareness of a major social problem.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:44 am
The visit appeared to be the furthest he has travelled inside Syria since fighting started in 2011, a sign of growing confidence after army gains aided by Russian air strikes.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:15 am
Reports say a crowd gathered to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:05 am
Presidents Jacob Zuma and Joseph Kabila are meeting for the 10th bi-national commission between the two countries.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:43 am
The trust fund says if the victims of Marikana were important to the state much more assistance would have been given by now.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:47 am
This comes after the Constitutional Court last week confirmed that she has the power to decide on the appropriate voting method in a motion of no confidence.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:27 am
The CPF’s Cheslyn Steenberg has urged an angry community to allow justice to take its course.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:10 am
The police’s Moatshe Ngoepe says the men are heavily armed and considered to be dangerous.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:03 am
The departments has asked that people not eat any dead or sick birds and avoid buying bird meat from flea markets.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:55 am
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Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:25 am
Dirco spokesman Nelson Kgwete says the 10th session of the South Africa-DRC bi-national commission will go ahead.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:18 am
Portugal’s all-time leading scorer swept the ball home in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country, and Bernardo Silva added the second four minutes later.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:08 am
Spieth had three birdies over his last four holes for a four-under 66 to squeeze ahead of fellow American Boo Weekley.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:59 am
Russia had raised the hopes of their fans by taking a first-half lead through Alexander Samedov but were quickly pegged back by Nestor Araujo’s equaliser.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:54 am
International Monetary Fund will visit Mozambique from 10-19 July to discuss issues around the management of public finances.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:47 am
Abe has proposed amending the constitution’s war-renouncing Article 9 by 2020 to officially recognise Japan’s Self-Defense Forces as its military.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:42 am
Twenty-six civilians have been killed but officials believe scores of bodies of residents may still be in the heart of a conflict zone battered for weeks.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:38 am
At risk from more landslides in the area, a massive rescue effort involving more than 3,000 rescue workers was underway, Xinhua reported.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:32 am
According to the government, around £20 billion a year of goods were shipped to Britain from these developing countries.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:13 am
The United Nations is seeking around $20 million in emergency funding to provide humanitarian assistance in the province.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:09 am
The findings are the first results of a massive effort to map the connections between cells in the brains of more than 1,000 living people.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:21 pm
Britain has been rocked in recent days by a fire which killed at least 79 people when it engulfed a 24-storey building in west London on 14 June.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:00 pm
Serena Williams wants her child to be "strong" and confident when she grows up.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:59 pm
Aerial video footage released by the Israeli military purporting to show the strikes showed a machine gun and two tanks targeted and hit.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:44 pm
After Ed approached Jamie about his music, the Hollywood A-Lister took the British musician in, giving him food and somewhere to sleep.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:37 pm
Some 4,000 residents of the Chalcots Estate in Camden, north London, were told to vacate their apartments on Friday.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:32 pm
A spokeswoman for the House of Commons confirmed that unauthorized attempts had been made to access parliamentary accounts.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:29 pm
Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:42 pm
Following the Marikana massacre in August 2012 Amcu, established a trust fund to address the three key pillars of housing, education and skills development.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:27 pm
The Springboks have beaten France 35-12 at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg in the third and final test match of the series on Saturday night.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:03 pm
Government denies knowledge of any reports that members of the Congolese community in SA will disrupt the visit.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:16 pm
Lusikisiki is faced with enormous challenges relating to huge service delivery backlogs in infrastructure, high levels of poverty, crime and underdevelopment.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:41 pm
The industrial revolution we’re experiencing now is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence and IoT.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:23 pm
The high-speed chase ended when the car with the suspected robbers collided with a truck between Lainsburg and Touwsrivier on Friday night.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:44 pm
Warren Whiteley was forced to withdraw from the team due to a groin injury which he has been carrying throughout the season, but was aggravated in training this week.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:16 pm
Masixole Mangethe and his uncle Sithembele Mangethe were sentenced to 23 years in jail in the Willowvale Regional Magistrate Court this week.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:36 pm
The department encourages people not eat any dead or sick birds and avoid buying bird meat from flea markets.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:20 pm
A recent study of almost 80,000 people uncovered 40 new genes that are linked to intelligence, bringing the number of genes known to have a bearing on our IQs to 52.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:08 pm
Motorists are urged to avoid the highway which has been closed off to all north-bound traffic after two trucks and five cars collided.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:39 pm
The party says the former home affairs minister broke the Executive Members Act by failing to declare his decision to Parliament.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:19 pm

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