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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Hunger plan ignores poor - activists

A new government plan aims to stem hunger, but risks failing without consulting poor people, say activists.

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FLICKR.COM

Fake MEC dodges court ... again

A speedster who claimed he was a Western Cape MEC failed to appear in court - for the second time.

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THE STAR

Victim’s dying moments shown in court

The Joburg high court was shown CCTV footage depicting the last moments of a man allegedly killed by Lindray Khakhu.

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Should you get the shingles vaccine?

Most of us are at risk of getting shingles because nearly all of us were exposed to chickenpox when we were kids. Helen Grange looks at this n ...

Help the brave #CapeFire fighters
Over the last few days the fires have ravaged the Cape Peninsula. Our fire services are currently fighting 15 fires across the Western Cape. The Volunteer Wildfire Servic ...