Uganda to immunize over 18 million children against measles

Uganda to immunize over 18 million children against measles

Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, in a five-day mass immunization campaign. The campaign, funded by the country's government, AVI - the Vaccine Alliance; the United Nations Children's Fund; and the
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Sudan peace talks postponed to December

Sudan peace talks postponed to December

The Sudanese government has agreed to postpone the latest round of peace talks, which were meant to be held with major rebel groups, to December 10.
Liquid Telecom opens digital skills centres in Eastern Cape

Liquid Telecom opens digital skills centres in Eastern Cape

Liquid Telecom in partnership with the Eastern Cape Provincial Government will be opening Innovation and Digital Skills Centres in #EastLondon and #Mthatha in the first quarter of 2020.
Over a million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda

Over a million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda

Over a million faulty condoms which contained holes have been recalled from being distributed in Uganda.
Nigerian fraudster steals R15m from maximum security prison cell

Nigerian fraudster steals R15m from maximum security prison cell

Nigeria's EFCC is trying to work out how convicted internet fraudster managed to scam at least R15 million from Kirikiri maximum security prison.
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Justice Needed for Protester Killings

Justice Needed for Protester Killings

Human Rights Watch is calling on Sudan's Transitional government should pursue justice for the brutal attacks on protesters killed in back in June.
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SA banks clear Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe of bankrolling Botswana regime change

SA banks clear Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe of bankrolling Botswana regime change

Businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe was not a signatory on bank accounts set up for illicit money flows to effect regime change in Botswana.
Three life sentences for Uyinene Mrwetyana's killer

Three life sentences for Uyinene Mrwetyana's killer

The family of Uyinene Mrwetyana, 19, were in the court when Luyanda Botha was handed three life sentences for her rape and murder.
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SA hoofed animals banned from entering Mozambique

SA hoofed animals banned from entering Mozambique

Hoofed animals from SA are now banned from entering Mozambique after an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the animals in Limpopo.
How "Aunty" Judy climbed Kilimanjaro in a sari

How "Aunty" Judy climbed Kilimanjaro in a sari

Judy Umraw, of Raisethorpe in Pietermaritzburg, completed her trek over eight days to the Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro using a sari, with her team the Mzanzi Warriors. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower #Kilimanjaro
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Nigeria reintroduces death penalty bill for hate speech causing death

Nigeria reintroduces death penalty bill for hate speech causing death

The Nigerian Senate reportedly reintroducing a law to impose the death penalty on anybody found guilty of hate speech that incites the death of another person.
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Happy Diwali from the Sapa+ team

Happy Diwali from the Sapa+ team

This weekend, people in South Africa will celebrate the festival of Diwali, more popularly known as the festival of lights. Members of the Hindu community often celebrate this day by visiting family and presenting them with boxes of sweetmeats.
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Rwanda, Uganda ban Kenyan peanut butter

Rwanda, Uganda ban Kenyan peanut butter

Seven brands of Kenyan peanut butter have been banned in Rwanda, and suspended in Uganda, after the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) suspended the brands last week .
Protest breaks out in Chatsworth over poor housing

Protest breaks out in Chatsworth over poor housing

A protest took place in Bayview, Chatsworth on Friday. The group of people who took part in the protest were from the informal settlement known as "Cocoba".
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How 14-year-old Andrea overcame cancer

How 14-year-old Andrea overcame cancer

Fourteen year old Andrea Padayachee lost her eyesight after being diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma - an aggressive and highly malignant form of cancer. Watch how she overcame this mountain of an obstacle. Video by: Jehran Naidoo
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Zimbabweans finally get their new banknotes

Zimbabweans finally get their new banknotes

Zimbabwe's much-anticipated new banknotes eventually reached banks after a delay that saw many waiting in long queues for cash.
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South African state airline says could cut more than 900 jobs

South African state airline says could cut more than 900 jobs

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's struggling state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) could cut more than 900 jobs as it restructures to stem severe financial losses, the airline said in a statement.
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Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up

Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up

Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, says Human Rights Watch.
Black Coffee, from South Africa to the world

Black Coffee, from South Africa to the world

Prolific South African musician, Black Coffee, has really made his name in the international music scene, from winning awards all over the world to playing on the main stage at Tomorrowland. #Inform
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Kenya hosts global sexual health summit amid protests from Catholics

Kenya hosts global sexual health summit amid protests from Catholics

The United Nations and Kenyan government on Monday came under fire on the eve a global conference on sexual and reproductive health with Christian groups.
How Mxolisi George overcame unemployment

How Mxolisi George overcame unemployment

Mxolisi George decided not to be another statistic in the high unemployment rate in South Africa, and decided to start up a takkie wash business. Video by: Vusi Adonis
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Sunny Pillay dies at 87

Sunny Pillay dies at 87

South African jazz musician, Sunny Pillay has passed away from a suspected heart attack yesterday. Pillay sang and performed alongside the likes of the late Hugh Masekela and American Richard Pryor. Video by: Viasen Soobramoney
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Entrepreneur turns down a life of gangsterism to making gourmet ice cream

Entrepreneur turns down a life of gangsterism to making gourmet ice cream

Founder of Ice Cream 'Vanni Plain', Iegshaan Small from Mitchells Plain, looked down a gun barrel and told gangsters in his neighborhood that he will not join them, instead he studied to become a chef
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What's your favorite Cape Town slang phrase?

What's your favorite Cape Town slang phrase?

If you huddled around a braai yesterday on Heritage Day, you would have likely heard one of these words or phrases. In keeping with Heritage Month, we asked Capetonians to share their favorite slang words and phrases. Video by: Shifaan Ryklief
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Heritage Day: How Bo-kaap shaped rugby legend Fagmie Solomons

Heritage Day: How Bo-kaap shaped rugby legend Fagmie Solomons

Bo-Kaap is rich in history and rugby legend Fagmie Solomons takes us on a journey back to when he captained the Saru team against Namibia in Windhoek in 1987. Video by: Shifaan Ryklief
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