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Covid-19 vaccine: Why the Oxford trial was suspended, and what that means for us

Posted on Sep 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The Oxford trial was given the green light to resume within four days of the participant falling ill.

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Watch: Quick-thinking officer saves man dangling from bridge in CT

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by News24.com

A man hanging off the R300 bridge, which spans the N2 in Cape Town, was saved by a ...

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Cops who killed Nathaniel Julies were ‘thirsty for blood’, court hears

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by News24.com

Two of the three police officers accused of killing Nathaniel Julies were "thirsty for blood" when the teenager ...

Man jailed for stabbing & burning girlfriend & 18-month-old son

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by News24.com

A man from Windsorton in the Northern Cape was handed two life sentences on Tuesday for the murder ...

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12 People, including pregnant woman, killed in horror KZN crash

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by News24.com

The uMshwathi Municipality confirmed that it has positively identified everyone killed in Tuesday's horror crash between a fuel ...

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“When you beat a woman, you beat a nation” – President Ramaphosa condemns GBV in Heritage Day address

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

As part of his Heritage Day address, President Cyril Ramaphosa bemoaned the scourge of gender-based violence and said ...

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16-Year-old allegedly confesses to killing 4-year-old girl

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by News24.com

A 16-year-old was on Tuesday remanded in custody following his appearance in the Bloemhof Magistrate's Court in North ...

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Nathaniel Julies: Cop in “place of safety” after receiving 45 death threats from drug lords

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by News24.com

Sergeant Caylene Whiteboy, 23, told the court on Wednesday that the death threats came from Eldorado Park drug ...

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13% of corruption allegations related to SAPS – Corruption Watch

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

A Corruption Watch report released on Tuesday shows that the watchdog received more complaints about police than any ...

From pulpits & biltong to handcrafted jewellery – Business promotion challenge takes Twitter by storm

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

Lockdown restrictions saw many businesses take a financial knock, but entrepreneurs are fighting against the odds, using the ...

No off-site booze sales on Heritage Day – Cele

No off-site booze sales on Heritage Day – Cele

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by A4W News

For Level 1, the sale of liquor is permitted from 9:00 to 17:00 during the week. However, no ...

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Society needs to act NOW to stop the ‘epidemic’ of sexual violence affecting women and men in SA

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

One way to address the issue of sexual assaults on boys is to break stereotypes and empower children ...

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By-elections: Here’s how we will vote during the pandemic

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by News24.com

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is leaving nothing to chance in the upcoming "mini elections" in ...

Minister Bheki Cele

These are the top 30 GBV hotspots in SA

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by News24.com

The government has identified the top 30 gender-based violence (GBV) hotspots in its efforts to respond to what ...

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Access to toilets could help significantly reduce sexual violence in SA

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by The Conversation

Researchers found that women who use shared toilets were at a 45% increased risk of sexual violence compared ...

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Kidnapping: Teachers help prevent suspected abduction of Grade R learner in CT

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by News24.com

Western Cape police are investigating an alleged attempt at abducting a child after a woman tried to fetch ...

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Limpopo grandmother walks 2km to beg for water

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by GroundUp

“I am tired of walking around begging for water from people who have boreholes at their homesteads,” said ...

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Another alleged attempted kidnapping! Child at the centre of “tug of war” between mom and suspect

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

When they stopped at an intersection, the horror unfolded.

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Tito Mboweni cooks up a feast – of Mopane worms! (and rice?)

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by A4W News

It's Heritage Month and Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni is flexing his cooking skills again. This time, he's ...

SA’s Covid-19 recovery rate now 82%

African herbal medicine: WHO supports trials for potential Covid-19 treatment

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by Ntokozo Miya

As nations scramble for a vaccine for Covid-19, the World Health Organisation has thrown its weight behind the ...

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