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Plane narrowly missed village

The plane that went down near Newcastle narrowly missed a village before it crashed on a farm and burst into flames.

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Electricity crisis could last 5 years

Eskom has warned that SA will have to live with the risk or power shortages until 2019.

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Schools target bottle store

Schools in Durban North have taken on the Liquor Board in an attempt to get rid of a bottle store close to the schools.

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Ebola vaccine trial begins

The first volunteer in a fast-tracked British safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine received the injection, say organisers.