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Eye Witness News
Cape Town battles spate of child murders Two children have been murdered in the city, within a matter of days. Pictur
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Two children have been murdered in the city, within a matter of days. Picture: Winnie Theletsane/EWN CAPE TOWN - With murders on the increase nationally, Cape Town is grappling with another spate of child... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Crime stats: Hard Livings gang singled out in Parliament as threat to Cape Town residents2017-10-24 12:54 Police Minister Fikile Mbalula in Parliament to deliver the 2
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 minutes ago
2017-10-24 12:54 Police Minister Fikile Mbalula in Parliament to deliver the 2017 Crime Stats. (Paul Herman, News24) Cape Town – The Hard Livings gang, which... Read more
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African Football
Orlando Pirates coach not worried by winless streakhas gone four matches without a win. The Soweto giants have recorded three dra
African Football / Posted 28 minutes ago
has gone four matches without a win. The Soweto giants have recorded three draws and one defeat since their 1-0 win over Cape Town City on September 19. The Buccaneers will have their first taste of cup football this season when they face Golden... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jaco Peyper to Referee Currie Cup Finalwill be the man in the middle in Gold Cup final between False Bay and College R
AllAfrica.com / Posted 51 minutes ago
will be the man in the middle in Gold Cup final between False Bay and College Rovers at the Phillip Herbstein Field in Cape Town on Saturday, while Marius van der Westhuizen will referee the Currie Cup promotion-relegation match between Griquas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
650 Killed Daily in African Road Accidentsthroughout Africa, Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety, said on Monday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 52 minutes ago
throughout Africa, Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety, said on Monday at the 2017 Africa Road Safety Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Mr. Todt said road accidents in Africa were among the deadliest worldwide, urging more action. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mbalula reveals deputy's nephew murdered, releases crime statsfor the release of the annual national crime statistics. FILE: Deputy Police M
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
for the release of the annual national crime statistics. FILE: Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi. Picture: SAPS CAPE TOWN - On the same day that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has released the annual national crime statistics in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Car flies into freeway bridgeon Sunday morning. Two people sustained injuries while the 30-year-old driver
iafrica.com / Posted an hour ago
on Sunday morning. Two people sustained injuries while the 30-year-old driver died. Traffic spokeswoman for the City of Cape Town, Maxine Bezuidenhout confirmed the crash, saying: "One person has died in a motor vehicle accident on the M5… when... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Rohde trial postponed over sick pathologistJason Rohde with Advocate Pete Mihalik outside the Western Cape High Court. (Je
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Jason Rohde with Advocate Pete Mihalik outside the Western Cape High Court. (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - Property mogul Jason Rohde's trial for the alleged murder of his wife Susan was postponed to next Monday in the Western Cape High Court... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#CrimeStats: Rape decreases, sex assaults creep upfigures, released annually, provide an overview of crimes that have been report
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
figures, released annually, provide an overview of crimes that have been reported to the police. Picture: Pixabay.com CAPE TOWN - The number of reported rape cases in South Africa has decreased by 4%, South African Police Service (SAPS) crime... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Crime Stats: Mbalula talks tough, slams 'lazy efforts' by policetough, slams 'lazy efforts' by police2017-10-24 10:55 Police Minister Fikile M
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 hours ago
tough, slams 'lazy efforts' by police2017-10-24 10:55 Police Minister Fikile Mbalula. (Deaan Vivier, Gallo Images, Beeld) Cape Town – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula "isn't feeling" the general 1.8% decrease in crime during the 2016/17 financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister David Mahlobo - Opening Session of Africa Oil and Gas Week ConferenceAfrica, on the occasion of the opening session of the Africa Oil and Gas Week C
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Africa, on the occasion of the opening session of the Africa Oil and Gas Week Conference, International Convention Centre, Cape Town On behalf of HE President Zuma, the government and the people of South Africa, I wish to welcome you to the City... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thieves Steal Primary School Children's EducationLiwa Primary School in Nyanga "used to be among the shining schools in Cape Tow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Liwa Primary School in Nyanga "used to be among the shining schools in Cape Town" says school principal Fundiswa Nodlela. But since 2015 it has reported 12 burglaries, four of these between 9 and 16 October this year. "I really do not know what has... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH LIVE] #CrimeStats: Murders increase, sexual offences decreaseit difficult for police alone to reduce the levels. FILE: Police Minister Fiki
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
it difficult for police alone to reduce the levels. FILE: Police Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed that contact crimes dropped 3.3% in the last year. The minister says... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lay witnesses to be called in Van Breda trial2015. FILE: Triple murder accused, Henri van Breda, enters the Western Cape Hi
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
2015. FILE: Triple murder accused, Henri van Breda, enters the Western Cape High Court. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN CAPE TOWN - Two lay witnesses are expected to be called by the defence for family axe murder accused Henri van Breda... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#CrimeStats: SA's murder rate up 1.8 %up 1.8 % Last year's figures revealed that murder went up by 4.9% compared to
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
up 1.8 % Last year's figures revealed that murder went up by 4.9% compared to the 2014/2015 period. FILE: Picture: SAPS CAPE TOWN - The country's murder rate has increased by 1.8%, South African Police Service crime statistics have... Read more
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Eye Witness News
2 charged over Manenberg girl Charnelle McCrawl's murderMcCrawl's body was found on Friday. She was last seen the previous day. FILE:
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
McCrawl's body was found on Friday. She was last seen the previous day. FILE: A police van. Picture: SAPS CAPE TOWN - Two people have now been charged with the murder of a 10-year-old Manenberg girl. Charnelle McCrawl's body was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH LIVE] Mbalula releases SA crime statsto the portfolio during a Cabinet reshuffle in March. FILE: Police Minister Fi
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
to the portfolio during a Cabinet reshuffle in March. FILE: Police Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is releasing the latest crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday. The figures,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Nzimande: Zuma to be a non-factor after December CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma is a desperate man who is engaging in desper
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma is a desperate man who is engaging in desperate actions, according to former Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande, who was axed during the recent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sassa to reveal details of offer made to Post Office to pay grantsits new payment system in November, a deadline that now appears unlikely to be
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
its new payment system in November, a deadline that now appears unlikely to be met. A Sassa card. Picture: Supplied CAPE TOWN - The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is on Tuesday expected to tell parliamentarians what offer it's... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CPUT says remains operational amid students tensionsaction against several students. FILE: The Cape Peninsula University of Techno
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
action against several students. FILE: The Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN CAPE TOWN – The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) is bearing the brunt of students’ tensions. A student shuttle... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Advocate in Parly’s Eskom probe under pressure to withdrawwho've approached the Society of Advocates with concerns about his conduct. Ad
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
who've approached the Society of Advocates with concerns about his conduct. Advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara. Picture: Facebook CAPE TOWN - The advocate presenting evidence in the parliamentary inquiry into state capture at Eskom will not be backing... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cape Town begins water rationingThe City of Cape Town says water users must expect water rationing, which could
iafrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The City of Cape Town says water users must expect water rationing, which could lead to water supply disruptions. The city’s dam levels are currently at 38,5%, with useable water at 28,5%. The city has warned of disruptions if usage is above the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Volunteers protecting school children want to be paidWalking bus volunteers outside Bardale Primary School in Mfuleni. (Vincent Lali
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Walking bus volunteers outside Bardale Primary School in Mfuleni. (Vincent Lali, GroundUp) Cape Town - Volunteers for the Walking Bus initiative in Mfuleni escort learners to schools where gangs operate. They accompany the students in all weather.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Road accidents in Africa among deadliest worldwideare made,” warned the Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, addressing the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
are made,” warned the Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, addressing the 2017 Africa Road Safety Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.To change this trend, Mr. Todt urged participating governments to implement the Global Plan for the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Water rationing in CT is happening: Here’s what you need to know Water rationing forms part of the City of Cape Town's phase 1 of the disaster
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
Water rationing forms part of the City of Cape Town's phase 1 of the disaster plan. FILE: Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN – The City of Cape Town says water users must expect... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Winnie Rust murder: Husband never trusted accusedon Monday pleaded guilty to robbing Rust in May last year, but denied killing h
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
on Monday pleaded guilty to robbing Rust in May last year, but denied killing her. FILE: Winnie Rust. Picture: Facebook CAPE TOWN - Murdered author Winnie Rust’s husband has testified that he never trusted the youth who is implicated in her... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The 10 most important things in the world right nowby 2030. The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenh
Business Insider Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
by 2030. The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland all signed on to the pledge. 10. Meanwhile in Singapore, no new cars will be allowed on the road in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mbalula to reveal SA's crime statsPolice Minister Fikile Mbalula. (Jan Gerber, News24) Cape Town - Police Minist
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula. (Jan Gerber, News24) Cape Town - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Tuesday present the past year's crime statistics to Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police. Mbalula presented the crime statistics for the... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Commencement speakers at UR throughout the yearsfamously designed the pyramid outside the Louvre museum in Paris, received an h
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 5 hours ago
famously designed the pyramid outside the Louvre museum in Paris, received an honorary degree in 1982. The archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, received an honorary doctorate of divinity in 1986. Also in 1986, the University granted an honorary... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC govt officials to meet with MPs over drought talks Dams feeding Cape Town are sitting at just over 37% capacity. FILE: The wate
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
Dams feeding Cape Town are sitting at just over 37% capacity. FILE: The water level at the Theewaterskloof Dam paints a bleak picture of the water crisis facing the Western Cape. Picture:... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Cop
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 hours ago
released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland. While U.S. President Donald Trump is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American and other... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town drought: City doesn't live up to water augmentation promise2017-10-23 21:13 Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has admitted that it will o
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
2017-10-23 21:13 Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has admitted that it will only be able to augment water supply to the drought-stricken Mother City by about half of the amount it... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030Quito's Mayor Mauricio Rodas, Cape town's Mayor Patricia De Lille, Tokyo's gove
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 15 hours ago
Quito's Mayor Mauricio Rodas, Cape town's Mayor Patricia De Lille, Tokyo's governor Yuriko Koike, Los Angeles' Mayor Eric Garcetti, Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo, New York's former mayor Michael Bloomberg, Barcelone's Mayor Ada Colau, Milan's Mayor... Read more
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EuroNews
New London toxicity charge comes into forceWorld Health Organization standards. The measure comes as twelve major cities
EuroNews / Posted 15 hours ago
World Health Organization standards. The measure comes as twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promise to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025. It’s hoped this will protect the environement by making major... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Student fee protests flare up at three universitiesThe University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town – Student prote
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 hours ago
The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town – Student protests flared up again, causing chaos and disrupting academic activity at three South African universities. At Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), a shuttle was... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Government must take stronger stand to end taxi violence‚ Uber saystheir way to the car a man ran to his car and grabbed a panga. “It was insane!
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
their way to the car a man ran to his car and grabbed a panga. “It was insane! I didn’t know what to do because I am from Cape Town and didn’t know this sh*t was so serious in Joburg. I had a bottle of champagne from my event so I clung tight to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Princess Charlene Foundation Launches Water Safety Initiative in CTAll set to make a splash in Cape Town: The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
All set to make a splash in Cape Town: The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation is launching a new water safety initiative in the Mother City. Being water smart in Cape Town is no longer just about conserving water: The Princess Charlene of Monaco... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Stellenbosch University doesn't exclude needy students - COOStan du Plessis (L) and SRC chairperson Lwando Nkamisa at a student fee discuss
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
Stan du Plessis (L) and SRC chairperson Lwando Nkamisa at a student fee discussion on Monday. (James de Villiers, News24) Cape Town - Stellenbosch University's chief operating officer has rejected the perception that students who can't afford to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Patient found dead in hospital ceilingto provincial health department spokesperson Mark van der Heever, the man was a
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
to provincial health department spokesperson Mark van der Heever, the man was admitted to Paarl Hospital, Cape Town on October 5 and underwent abdominal surgery. However, he disappeared after a nurse, who had been attending to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Burning candle found next to gas stove at Winnie Rust death scenenext to gas stove at Winnie Rust death scene2017-10-23 19:29 The late Winnie R
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
next to gas stove at Winnie Rust death scene2017-10-23 19:29 The late Winnie Rust's husband Manie. (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town – Winnie Rust's husband Manie never trusted Nigel Plaatjies, the young man accused of the murder of his wife in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Western Province says in talks with City of CT on move to CT Stadiumto be on the cards for a number of years, but the latest indication from the un
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
to be on the cards for a number of years, but the latest indication from the union suggests it’s closer than ever. Cape Town Stadium. Picture: Supplied CAPE TOWN - Western Province Rugby President Thelo Wakefield has told Eyewitness News... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
See the 'offensive' Oscar Pistorius costume; Ex-MEC expected to be subpoenaed over Life Esidimeni deaths; and uproar over spanking judgmentover Life Esidimeni deaths; and uproar over spanking judgment2017-10-23 18:46
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
over Life Esidimeni deaths; and uproar over spanking judgment2017-10-23 18:46 Oscar Pistorius. (Gallo/Getty images) Cape Town - Spanking judgment causes an uproar, CCTV footage has emerged of a woman using a child to steal cellphones in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Uproar over new Duynefontein nuclear sitehead to court, if necessary, to prove that serious environmental concerns have
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
head to court, if necessary, to prove that serious environmental concerns have been overlooked. Picture: Freeimages.com CAPE TOWN - Civil society organisations are gearing up for another anti-nuclear battle, this time over government's... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parly committee allays Brown’s concerns over conflict of interestCommittee Ntuthuzelo Vanara is conflicted. FILE: Public Enterprises Minister L
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
Committee Ntuthuzelo Vanara is conflicted. FILE: Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. CAPE TOWN - The Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee has dismissed Minister Lynne Brown's concerns about conflicts of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Suspected hitman to appear in court againat the hospital for being in possession of a stolen vehicle on Thursday. Fifty
iafrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
at the hospital for being in possession of a stolen vehicle on Thursday. Fifty-year-old Booysen was shot multiple times at Cape Town International Airport last week and has undergone several operations. Thirty-nine-year-old Fabian Cupido has made... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Cop
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 hours ago
released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland. While U.S. President Donald Trump is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American and other... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'She was my biggest fan' - Winnie Rust murder accusedNigel Plaatjies and his uncle Johannes Plaatjies (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape To
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
Nigel Plaatjies and his uncle Johannes Plaatjies (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town – A promising athlete, who Wellington author Winnie Rust took under her wing, has denied murdering her but admitted that he helped his uncle to rob her for drug money,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Cop
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 hours ago
released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland. While U.S. President Donald Trump is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American and other... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
West Indies 429 runs ahead of Zimbabwe in first testcentury as he was trapped lbw by Sikandar Raza on 86 while Shai Hope was lbw to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
century as he was trapped lbw by Sikandar Raza on 86 while Shai Hope was lbw to Kyle Jarvis for 44. The teams are playing a two-test series with both matches in Bulawayo. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town,; Editing by Ed Osmond)Source: Reut... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Cop
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 hours ago
released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland. While U.S. President Donald Trump is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American and other... Read more
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