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ICJ orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to immediately halt its military offensive and any other actions that could compromise the lives of Palestinians in the southern Gaza city of Rafah. Rafah is on the border with Egypt. More than one million people, fleeing fighting elsewhere, sought refuge there in recent months and Israel believes the city is Hamas’ last major stronghold. In its ruling delivered this afternoon, […]

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Sundowns, Stellies, Pirates headline PSL awards nominations

Mamelodi Sundowns, Stellenbosch, and Orlando Pirates are headlining the lists of candidates up for the 2023/24 Premier Soccer League (PSL) Awards. The Sundowns duo of Teboho Mokoena and Ronwen Williams, alongside Stellies striker, Iqraam Rayners, have clinched nominations for the prestigious PSL Footballer of the Season Award, which is determined by the votes of the 16 DStv Premiership coaches. #PSLAwards2024 Footballer of the Season nominees: pic.twitter.com/EyAhj8ch00 — Official PSL (@OfficialPSL) […]

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‘I stood my ground,’ says Kelly Rowland

Songstress and actress, Kelly Rowland, says she had to stand her ground during an argument with a security guard at the Cannes Film Festival in France this week.  A video of Rowland's interaction with the guard has been making the rounds on social media.  In it, the actress can be seen being disturbed several times as she tries to make her way through the Red Carpet. Do you understand how […]

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Implementation concerns mar optimism over new GBV law

Anti-violence advocacy group, Voice It In Action, says while it welcomes the National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Bill, a more sustained and collaborated approach is needed to fight the scourge. President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the bill, which was first introduced in 2022, into law earlier today. The Act aims to provide support and resources for GBV survivors and enhance accountability for perpetrators as part of efforts to address […]

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Boksburg Explosion | Nurses’ families at peace

The families of nurses who died in the Boksburg Gas Tanker Explosion have expressed pride that their loved ones lost their lives while helping others. They spoke on the sidelines of Denosa's commemoration day event, which honoured the lives of the 41 victims of the blaze, including 12 healthcare workers. On Christmas Eve in 2022, a gas tanker exploded after becoming stuck under a railway bridge. Two years later, no […]

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Gcinile slaps Grootman with interdict

Social media influencer, Gcinile Twala, has slapped her ex-fiancé, Themba 'Grootman' Selahle, with legal papers, temporarily interdicting him from further sharing any nudity or pornographic material of her. Selahle has also been barred from harassing or sending any threatening messages to Twala. He will also have to pay his former fiancé's legal fees for the interdict. A hearing for a permanent court order has been set down for July in […]

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Hunt is on for more suspects in Ditebogo’s murder

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says the police are searching for at least two more suspects, including an undocumented foreign national, in connection with the murder of Ditebogo Phalane. The Minister spoke on the sidelines of protests in Soshanguve, calling for an end to violent crime in the community. Residents protested a lack of police visibility and corruption in the SAPS, which they believe contributes to high crime in the area. […]

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Paramedic demands justice after alleged assault by ANC big shot

The paramedic, who was allegedly assaulted by the ANC Joburg Head of Elections, Justice Ngalonkulu, wants justice. She says the incident has left her in constant fear of losing her job. Shalati Mushwana spoke to YNews about her trauma following a weekend brawl with Ngalonkulu. Mushwana, who is currently nursing a broken arm, says the fight was over parking space at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, where she works. She says […]

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MK Party dismisses Jabulani Khumalo as ‘delusional’

  The MK Party has dismissed Jabulani Khumalo's assertions that he remains the leader of the party as delusional.  The party's spokesperson, Nhlamulo Ndhlela, says Khumalo belongs in a psychiatric ward.  Khumalo was spotted at the IEC's Results Operation Centre (ROC) in Midrand at its launch yesterday, where he was met by a hail of questions from journalists, on his absence at MK Party's rally in Johannesburg, his position in the party and his […]

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No hard feelings from van der Dussen after World Cup snub

Proteas batter, Rassie van der Dussen, is not feeling hard done by after missing out on selection for the South African squad for the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup. Van der Dussen is currently in Jamaica with the Proteas as they prepare for a three-match T20 series against West Indies starting tonight. He will be captaining in the absence of regular skipper, Aiden Markram, who is still involved in […]

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