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SowetanLIVE, published by Tiso Blackstar Group in Johannesburg, is the website of the , the English-language South African daily newspaper that started in 1981 as a liberation struggle publication and which serves a proudly South African readership who have earned the right to be in the know and on the move.

Four bogus cops arrested in Joburg CBD

Four suspects, three of whom are females, have been arrested in two separate incidents in the Johannesburg CBD for impersonating police officers.

Community kills three suspected robbers after attack on elderly woman

Three men accused of being house robbers were beaten to death in a mob justice attack in Ga-Wally village in Mokwakwaila, outside Tzaneen, on Sunday.

Equatorial Guinea struggles for place in world tourism

There is also an 18-hole golf course, several restaurants and exclusive beaches guarded by police.

Five economic challenges for India's Modi

But experts say Modi needs to do more, in particular by reducing red tape and protectionism.

'It would feel good to help': Car guard finds diamond ring, seeks owner

A car guard who found a diamond ring in the street is not saying finder's keepers and selling it for cash, as his self-respect comes from being a honest man who works for every cent.

Ramaphosa will have DA's full support if he's genuine about economic reform‚ says Maimane

President Cyril Ramaphosa will have the DA’s full support if he does what is in the interest of South Africa and is genuine about economic reform‚ says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

'Wife' sues Baba Mthethwa over unpaid loan

Hothaata Banna said to be in breach after not keeping to the repayment agreement

IPHC leader takes radio station to the cleaners

Sandlanda sues Alex FM for defamatory statements.

HHP's widow Lerato Sengadi not entitled to his award

'She should wait for appeal first'

New bridge floats in to end congestion at V&A Waterfront

The replacement for Cape Town’s busiest footbridge was lifted into place on Saturday after arriving by water.

More Indian MPs face criminal charges including rape, murder: study

The report said 116 of the 303 lawmakers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) landslide win face charges, including one for terrorism.

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

Two journalists released in Libya: TV channel

At least 510 people have been killed and around 2,500 wounded in the fighting, as well as more than 80,000 displaced, according to UN agencies.

Oupa Magashula also takes public protector to task over report

Former head of the SARS Oupa Magashula and Freedom Under Law (FUL) are dismayed by the public protector's findings on the pension payout made to former Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

Jacob Zuma is 'feeling very bad' about corruption case against him

Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers portrayed him as a financially drained, hated and ashamed man in court this past week, saying the drawn-out court matter against him was taking its toll.

Deaths of British, Irish climbers add to Everest toll

British climber Robin Fisher, 44, reached the summit Saturday morning but collapsed when he had got just 150 metres back down the slope.

Plumb crazy! Judge lashes body corporate for opening litigation taps

Cape Town high court is the setting for murder trials, multimillion-rand damages claims ... and arguments about whether you should use plastic or copper in your plumbing.

KZN cop arrested for killing colleague in police station

An argument between two cops at a police station near Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal ended in bloodshed on Friday.

Botswana ex-leader Ian Khama quits ruling party

It is the first time in Botswana that an ex-president has abandoned the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

Cyril's promise: 'There will be action'

President Cyril Ramaphosa promised South Africans a presidency of “action” as he delivered his inauguration speech in Pretoria on Saturday.

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