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South African borders on "red alert" to stop Grace Mugabe fleeing.

South African police have put a "red alert" on the country's borders to prevent any attempted flight by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a model in a Johannesburg hotel with an electric cable. Her 93-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, is also in South Africa for a regional summit, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

News24.com | Men in KFC assault due in court for bail application.

Three of the five men accused of assaulting a couple at a KFC in Pretoria are expected back in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court for their bail application.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | The curious case of why Zuma keeps Faith Muthambi around.

Whatever it is that President Jacob Zuma and Minister Faith Muthambi share, it must be something very special. It certainly works for the two of them. Sadly, not for the country, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after almost a decade of death threats.

A South African wildlife conservationist has presumably been shot dead by poachers in Tanzania after recieving death threats.

- News24.com - ZA

Wheels24.co.za | Cold snap grips SA: How to drive in ice and snow.

Heavy snowfall blanketed parts of South Africa as a cold snap continues to grip the country. Here's are how to drive in ice and snow affected roads.

- News24.com - ZA

South Africa's borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe.

Accused of assaulting a model with an electric cable, police search for Zimbabwe's first lady to prevent her departure.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Actress Charlize Theron dreams of AIDS-free S.Africa.

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 18 - Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Charlize Theron hopes to create an AIDS-free generation in her home country South Africa which has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. The star who is the founder of Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project which supports community-based HIV ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zuma, Grace Mugabe, DRC.

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in SA for a SADC summit amid controversy around his wife Grace, and President Jacob Zuma is set to take over the rotating chairmanship of SADC.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | #Declassified: Apartheid Profits - the sanctions busters toolkit.

Open Secrets, in its third instalment on the Declassified: Apartheid Profits series, unpacks some of the ways the private sector colluded with the apartheid government to bust sanctions.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Luthuli House is blundering - Turok.

The ANC's decision to discipline MPs who admitted to supporting the no-confidence motion in President Zuma is a desperate attempt to show it still has control, says former ANC MP Ben Turok.

- News24.com - ZA

Alleged Assault by Grace Mugabe in South Africa Becomes Diplomatic Headache.

The claims that Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, assaulted a young woman in an upscale Johannesburg hotel have grabbed international headlines for their sordid details — and self-posted pictures of the alleged victim's deep wounds. The incident also has created a major diplomatic headache for two countries that ...

- Voice of America - US

South Africa Puts A 'Red Alert' At Its Borders For Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

A 20-year old South African model accusing Zimbabwe's First Lady of beating her with an extension cord has rejected a proposed cash settlement, according to her legal team.

- NPR - US

A must-read: Women well worth being written about

An A to Z of Amazing South African Women tells the stories of 26 diverse trailblazers through colourful illustrations and biographies.

- Cape Times - SA

Dlamini Zuma expecting 'tough' 2019 general elections

Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has admitted that the national general elections in 2019 will be tough'.

- Cape Times - SA

Zuma condemns threats against leader of religion probe

Thoko Xaluva-Mkhwanazi received threats and insults based on the probe into the commercialisation of religion and abuse of people's belief systems.

- Cape Times - SA

News24.com | They're holding us ransom - Avian Park mom

When Riano Booyse, 8, hears any loud noise, he instinctively throws himself flat on the ground and covers his head.

- News24.com - ZA

New research pokes holes in the idea that men don't look after their kids

Men who had to take responsibility for younger siblings growing up were not concerned about conforming to dominant ideas about manhood. shutterstockSouth Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa. As much as 60% of children in the country under the age of 10 don't live with their biological ...

- The Conversation - UK

How 'Marikana: the Musical' has contributed to cultural amnesia

Members from a local church mourn near a site where miners were killed during clashes at the Marikana mine in 2012. Siphiwe Sibeko/ReutersCommissions of inquiry are often nothing but cynical political tools to reestablish a form of normalcy after a nation's traumatic event. It happened in South Africa after the Marikana ...

- The Conversation - UK

The seven tactics unhealthy industries use to undermine public health policies

African governments efforts to improve health are being undermined by corporations luring clientele. Reuters/Baz RatnerAcross Africa there are examples of governments trying to introduce policies that improve health, and protect the environment only to find their efforts undermined by unhealthy corporations, and their ...

- The Conversation - UK

Actress Charlize Theron dreams of Aids-free South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 18 — Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Charlize Theron hopes to create an AIDS-free generation in her home country South Africa which has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. The star who is the founder of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

News24.com | Cape Town reveals sites of proposed new water desalination plants

Cape Town's Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make extra drinking water for its residents and visitors.

- News24.com - ZA

South Africa borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

South African police have issued a 8220;red alert 8221; at the country 8217;s borders for Zimbabwe 8217;s First Lady Grace Mugabe, the police minister has said. She is accused of hitting a 20-year-old woman over the head with an extension cord in a hotel room near Johannesburg. Police expected Mrs Mugabe, 52, to turn ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Fin24.com | Zuma applauds Brics Bank for local currency loans

President Jacob Zuma has lauded the Brics Bank for making loans available in the currencies of member states as he declared the first African Regional Centre officially open for business.

- Fin24 - SA

Sport24.co.za | T20 Global League bumps up squad count

Cricket South Africa has confirmed that T20 Global League squad numbers have been increased.

- News24.com - ZA

'Red alert' over Grace Mugabe, victim reports settlement bid

Lawyers for the young model who claims Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe assaulted her in a Johannesburg hotel said Thursday that her family has been approached with an offer of money to drop the allegation.

- The Daily Star - LB

Police on 'red alert' to stop Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe leaving South Africa

Grace Mugabe is alleged to have assaulted a 20-year-old model who was in a hotel room with her two sons.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assault

A look at Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting 20-year-old South African model.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | We no longer need the ANC if it does what apartheid did – Makhosi Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has said it's time for the country to move past the ruling party, barely an hour after she was removed as chairperson of the portfolio committee on public administration.

- News24.com - ZA

Zimbabwe's first lady accused of assault

A South African model, who accused Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe of assault, is being represented by the lawyer who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius.         

- USA TODAY - US

South African borders on 'red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe fleeing

JOHANNESBURG - South African police have put a "red alert" on the country's borders to prevent any attempted flight by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a model in a Johannesburg hotel with an electric cable.

- Reuters - US

Sport24.co.za | Argentina recall three for Bok Test

Argentina have made three changes to the team that defeated Georgia in June for a Rugby Championship first round clash with South Africa in Port Elizabeth.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Khoza pays price for criticism

Dissident ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza has paid the price for her outspoken criticism of President Jacob Zuma when she was fired as the chairperson of the portfolio committee on public service and administration.

- News24.com - ZA

South African conservationist shot and killed in Tanzania

A U.S.-based conservation group says its South African co-founder has been shot and killed in Tanzania.

- FOX News - US

South Africa borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

Police are instructed to stop Zimbabwe's first lady, accused of assault, from leaving South Africa.

- BBC - UK

Fin24.com | Exxaro triples dividends on the back of sturdy coal sales

Mining company Exxaro says it tripled its interim dividends from 90c to R3 for the six months to end-June, despite South Africa's challenging mining environment.

- Fin24 - SA

Fin24.com | Big opportunity in European stocks?

Over the last few years South African investors have seen the importance of diversifying their portfolios, according to Brian McMillan of Investec.

- Fin24 - SA

Fin24.com | Constitution answers white monopoly capital issue - Mathews Phosa

The main reason for state capture, the Guptas and rampant corruption in South Africa is that MPs are not directly accountable to voters, says Mathews Phosa.

- Fin24 - SA

'Red alert' issued to stop assault accused Grace Mugabe leaving South Africa

A "red alert" has been issued to prevent Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe from leaving South Africa before she settles the accusation that she assaulted a young model, the South African police minister said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

News24.com | Maimane wants change, and he wants it now

DA leader Mmusi Maimane urged South Africans to imagine a post-ANC South Africa, adding that the party is united behind "smallanyana" skeletons.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | MaNtuli looks ahead as Hawks confirm Zuma poison plot probe is done

President Jacob Zuma's wife, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, who remains a suspect in a case involving an alleged plot to poison her husband, just wants the matter to be finalised.

- News24.com - ZA

Zimbabwe leader in South Africa as wife accused of assault

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: South Africa 'red alert' on Zimbabwe first lady

The Latest on the assault allegation against Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe : 2:45 p.m. South Africa's police minister says a "red alert" has been issued to prevent Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe from leaving the country before she settles the accusation that she assaulted a young model.

- FOX News - US

A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assault

A South African model's claims of assault have drawn attention to Zimbabwe's increasingly outspoken first lady Grace Mugabe, who is a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband.

- FOX News - US

Obama's response to Charlottesville sets record for most-liked tweet

Obama's Aug. 12 tweet quoted Nelson Mandela

- The Globe and Mail - CA

The Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model consider court

- Townhall.com - US

South African rhino rancher asks court to permit horn sale

CAPE TOWN - The owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd took court action on Thursday to force South Africa's government to allow its first online sale of rhino horn, which he aims to hold next week.

- Reuters - US

Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe to invoke diplomatic immunity on claims she assaulted model, say South African police

JOHANNESBURG " Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe to invoke diplomatic immunity on claims she assaulted model, say South African police.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault

JOHANNESBURG " Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has requested diplomatic immunity over an allegation that she assaulted a young model in Johannesburg earlier this week, said South Africa's police.Mugabe is still in South...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mugabe's wife has been accused of assault in South Africa

Philimon Bulawayo/ReutersJOHANNESBURG — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. Mugabe flew into Pretoria with his entourage late Wednesday night, apparently to help his wife with the ongoing scandal. The Zimbabwean president arrived early for ...

- Business Insider - US

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in S.Africa After Wife is Accused of Assault

Veteran Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa, state media said on Thursday, for a regional summit overshadowed by accusations his wife assaulted a 20-year-old model in a Johannesburg hotel room with an electric cable. Zimbabwe's Herald newspaper, the government's main mouthpiece, said 93-year-old Mugabe ...

- Voice of America - US

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