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Bafana Bounce Back in Style to Thrash The Stallions

[SAFA] Bafana Bafana responded in gallant fashion to outclass Burkina Faso in this entertaining FIFA World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium on drizzling Saturday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Baxter Makes Eight Changes for Burkina Faso Qualifier

[SAFA] 7 October 2017 - Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has made eight changes to the team that lost 2-1 to Cape Verde in Durban last month. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Party Suspends Limpopo Chairperson Over Funds

[News24Wire] The Congress of the People (COPE) have announced the suspension of Limpopo chairperson, Patrick Sikhutshi, following an investigation into the misappropriation of party funds. (AllAfrica)

Bok Defence Under Spotlight Against All Blacks

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee's defensive record against the All Blacks does not inspire much confidence ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the sides at Newlands. (AllAfrica)

Road Accident Kills 8, Mostly Children

[News24Wire] Eight people, including seven children, were killed when two vehicles collided with each other on the Barkly West Road outside of Kimberley on Friday evening. (AllAfrica)

8 Arrested in Connection to Marikana Shootings

[News24Wire] Eight people have been arrested in connection with last week's shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East in the Western Cape. (AllAfrica)

Man Hacked to Death, Attacker Killed in Mob Justice

[News24Wire] A man who brutally hacked another man to death in Mokgoba near Modjadjiskloof, Limpopo late on Friday evening, was in turn severely assaulted and died of his injuries. (AllAfrica)

Tributes Pour in for DA MP Killed in Car Crash

[News24Wire] Tributes have streamed in for DA MP Tarnia Baker, who died in a car accident near Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Pilot Killed in Plane Crash Near Pretoria

[News24Wire] A light aircraft pilot was killed when his plane crashed on a plot near Boschkop Road in the Tierpoort area, south-east of Pretoria on Friday evening. (AllAfrica)

DA to Elect New Western Cape Leaders Amid Party Tensions

[News24Wire] Two candidates will go into the DA's Western Cape congress this weekend looking to convince party delegates that they can quell the brewing storm of internal battles in the party. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwean Embassy Withdraws From Grace Mugabe Case

[News24Wire] In a surprising twist in the matter involving Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, the country's embassy has decided to withdraw from the matter as an intervening party claiming its lawyer had received threats. (AllAfrica)

Double Arrests As Hawks Underworld Investigation Heats Up

[News24Wire] Two more suspects have been arrested for two separate underworld shootings in the latest breakthrough in a massive Hawks investigation. (AllAfrica)

DA Deeply Saddened By Passing of Tarnia Baker

[DA] It is with deep sadness and a broken heart that I can confirm that our colleague, Tarnia Baker MP, was tragically killed in an accident in KwaZulu-Natal this afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Limpopo Traffic Cop Hijacked Outside Home

[News24Wire] The Limpopo Department of Transport has condemned the "pure act of criminality" after a female traffic officer was hijacked in her official vehicle outside her house in Lenyenye, Limpopo on Wednesday evening. (AllAfrica)

Mozambique Deports 88 Malawians in Transit to South Africa

[Nyasa Times] Authorities in Mozambican Tete province have deported 88 Malawian nationals who were on their way to South Africa probably to look for greener pastures, Malawi immigration officials have confirmed. (AllAfrica)

5 Killed in Yet Another Family Massacre in KZN

[News24Wire] Five people, all part of the same family, have been killed in yet another massacre in KwaZulu-Natal in the space of three days. (AllAfrica)

University Protesters Dispersed Following Attempted Disruption

[News24Wire] Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students protested against financial exclusions on Thursday. About 200 people participated in the protests at the Cape Town campus. (AllAfrica)

Multiple Life Sentences for Serial Rapist

[News24Wire] A 32-year-old man found guilty on 26 counts of kidnapping, assault, rape and robbery has been sentenced to 10 life terms and an additional 159 years. (AllAfrica)

Cop Caught Sleeping On the Job in Trouble

[News24Wire] A police officer from Mpumalanga is in hot water after he was caught on video sleeping on duty at the KwaMhlanga police station. (AllAfrica)

Former Municipality Speaker Shot Dead After Kidnapping - Police

[News24Wire] Former Nkomazi Local Municipality speaker Victor Mashabane has been shot dead, Mpumalanga police said on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Where Will Grace Mugabe Be Served With Court Papers?

[News24Wire] The High Court in Pretoria is expected to deliver its judgment on Friday on the application brought by model Gabriella Engels and AfriForum to serve Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe with court papers. (AllAfrica)

Frontrunners to Lead ANC Carry Political Baggage

[VOA] In South Africa, the race to watch is the competition to select the next head of the African National Congress. (AllAfrica)

Liar Mugabe Too Old to Confront - Govt

[New Zimbabwe] President Ian Khama's government has taken umbrage at President Robert Mugabe's snide remarks about the Botswana leader but said in a cheeky formal response Thursday it will not confront the 93-year-old leader because of his advanced age. (AllAfrica)

Water and Sanitation On Water Restrictions for Agriculture and Domestic Users in Western Cape

[Govt of SA] Further water restrictions for agriculture and domestic users (AllAfrica)

Water and Sanitation Calls for Responsible Use of Water in Gauteng

[Govt of SA] IVRS continues to fall to lower levels week on week (AllAfrica)

Our Greatest Weakness Lies in Giving Up Easily

[Zimbabwe Independent] Amos Maungwa was among thousands of Zimbabweans who made the great trek to South Africa after 2000 at the height of the country's economic crisis which was characterised by runaway inflation. (AllAfrica)

Phahlane Will Be in Jail By the Time State Puts Me On Trial - O'sullivan

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan says, by time the State is ready to put him on trial, former acting police commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane will be in jail. (AllAfrica)

Culpable Homicide Case Involving 2 Durban Cyclists to Go to Trial

[News24Wire] Omesh Ramnarain, the motorist charged with crashing into and killing two cyclists on the M4 Highway leading out of Durban in February last year, will plead not guilty to charges of culpable homicide. (AllAfrica)

5 in Hospital After Charter Boat Rolls On KZN Coast

[News24Wire] Five people are in a stable condition in hospital after a charter boat rolled in the surf at Shelly Beach, on KwaZulu-Natal's South Coast, on Friday morning. (AllAfrica)

Roji-Maplanka Appointed Mix Telematics Director

[CAJ News] MIX Telematics, the leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has appointed Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka as an independent non-executive director. The appointment is with immediate effect. Previously a non-executive director of MiX Telematics from August 2007 to November 2014, Roji-Maplanka will also be a member of the Audit and Risk and Social and Ethics Committees of the company. She is the founding partner of an investment holding company, Dlondlobala Capital, which she co-founde (AllAfrica)

Is All Really Well Between Opposition Parties?

[News24Wire] The DA's relationship with other opposition parties is good, says its leader, Mmusi Maimane. (AllAfrica)