April 23, 2017

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Noakes hearing through fat into fire‚ says dietitians' leader

The organisation that tried to get Tim Noakes struck off as a medical practitioner says his misconduct hearing was “divisive”.

U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump's travel ban

President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democratic state attorney general dropped out of the legal fight this week.

Dutch boat handing out abortion pills at sea hopes to makes waves in Mexico

A Dutch boat carrying abortion pills for women has anchored off the coast of Mexico, a move campaigners hope will draw attention to the country's stringent abortion laws and the barriers faced by women seeking to end their pregnancies.

Michigan couple charged with arranging genital mutilation for 7-year-olds

A Michigan doctor and his wife were charged in federal court on Friday with helping a Detroit physician perform genital mutilation on 7-year-old girls.

Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.

OPINION: We all need Hlaudi, healer of nation's sick

Last week I got so sick my wife had to rush me to the doctor. As soon as I got to the surgery, a glucose drip was immediately administered.

Another anti-Zuma protest on Freedom Day

Opposition parties, who have joined forces in a bid to have President Jacob Zuma removed from office, have in principle agreed to throw their support behind a new formation, the Freedom Movement.

Will Cosatu's Dlamini come to regret attending Zuma's birthday bash?

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini may face a motion of no confidence for cosying up to President Jacob Zuma at his 75th birthday bash.

Build mass power‚ Jay Naidoo tells new union federation

Former general secretary of trade union federation Cosatu Jay Naidoo has urged the leadership of the new federation being launched in Boksburg to focus on growing mass power.

Toxic pesticide killed two children in Cape Town

Authorities confiscated ‘’alarming amounts’’ of an extremely toxic‚ fast-acting insecticide after the death of two children from one family in Samora Machel‚ Cape Town.

'Ponzi pastor' loses battle with Asset Forfeiture Unit

As a pastor he was known as a generous giver to the church‚ a person of high morals‚ impeccable character and integrity.

Children killed in blazing wreck

It is a dark day‚ said Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi‚ after 20 children were killed in a minibus crash on Friday afternoon.

Civil claims cost the police billions

The police ministry had R14-billion civil claims brought against it in the last financial year and these were largely for human rights violations.

Mbalula vows Vuwani will return to normal

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has vowed to intensify action against those fuelling unrest in the Vuwani area of Limpopo.

The workers are united… against Zuma and Zille

JZ and HZ must both fall‚ says Cosatu in the Western Cape‚ which will march on Workers Day calling for the removal of President Jacob Zuma and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Easter road death toll spikes to 235

The road death roll during the Easter Holiday weekend has increased to 235 deaths‚ compared to 156 deaths during the same period last year‚ officials said on Friday.

Fransman lashes out at ANC’s ‘regime change forces’

ANC disciplinary processes have been captured by a faction “driving a regime change”‚ according to ANC Western Cape chairman Marius Fransman‚ who is fighting allegations that he sexually harassing one of his employees.

Mali returns interim authorities to last northern cities

Mali succeeded in restoring interim authorities to its northern cities of Timbuktu and Menaka on Thursday, ending a standoff with armed Tuareg factions that had prevented the transfer of power.

Malawi stops maize exports

Malawi has tightened its border controls to stop profiteers smuggling much-needed maize out of the country in search of higher prices.

Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

A suspect nicknamed Black Jesus who police say killed three white men during a racially motivated shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California, was charged on Thursday with the murder of an unarmed Motel 6 security guard days earlier.

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