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Rail services between Rustenburg and Mahikeng have also been halted due to damage caused by the rain.

Heavy rains wreak havoc across North West

Monday 20 February 2017 17:48

Days of torrential rains have wreaked havoc across the North West province.

Heavy rains wreak havoc across North West

Monday 20 February 2017 17:48

Days of torrential rains have wreaked havoc across the North West province.

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Two Metro municipalities to pilot fuel cell bus project

Monday 20 February 2017 17:31

The Trade and Industry Department has partnered with the German government in an effort to roll out hydrogen-powered busses in the country.

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Outbreak of armyworms in KZN cast shadow over food production

Monday 20 February 2017 15:23

Commercial and small scale farmers in KwaZulu-Natal have called on government to start to allocate funds to compensate farmers after the discovery of armyworms in some parts of the province.

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Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms

Monday 20 February 2017 13:40

No longer just a purveyor of a smartphone app for disappearing messages, Snap has hired hundreds of hardware engineers and has built a secretive product development lab.

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Cyclone Dineo now moving to Botswana

Sunday 19 February 2017 15:02

The South African Weather Service says the depression that began as tropical cyclone Dineo that hit Mozambique a few days ago is now moving to Botswana, as expected.  

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MEC Maile to visit farms affected by Army worms

Sunday 19 February 2017 08:18

MEC Lebogang Maile will on Sunday morning embark on a fact-finding mission to farms in the province affected by the Fall Army worm.

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Fishing vessel catches fire but poses no pollution

Sunday 19 February 2017 06:40

The South African Maritime Safety Authority says a fire on a Korean fishing vessel in Cape Town Harbour poses no immediate risk of pollution.

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Western Cape boy gets prosthetic ears

Saturday 18 February 2017 14:52

A young boy born without ears has received hope through a collaborative effort between a team from the CUT in Bloemfontein and specialists from Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

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Dineo weakens, still more rain expected in parts of SA

Saturday 18 February 2017 09:35

The northern and eastern parts of South Africa are still expecting more heavy rains this weekend related to Dineo, even though it is now dissipated.

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Mozambique's Xai Xai still hit by heavy rains

Friday 17 February 2017 20:45

Heavy rains continue to fall in Mozambique’s largest city, Xai Xai.

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