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Peaceful #FeesMustFall march in Durban


Around 3 000 #FeesMustFall protesters marched peacefully from the Curries Fountain Stadium to the Durban City Hall.

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Higher fees may be in effect as of next year.
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Below is a roundup of major events on Monday, 16 January:
An explosion blamed on Kurdish militants killed four Turkish police officers in the south-eastern city of Diyarbakir.
A US law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested Noor Salman, the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.
A notorious Port Elizabeth gangster has appeared in court on various charges of murder, attempted murder and vehicle hijacking.
A memorial is being held for a 14-year-old girl who was killed and dismembered by her adoptive mother and the mother's boyfriend.
Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government has collapsed triggering a second election in eight months as fall out from a botched energy scheme continues. Read Full Article at
Retired NASA astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died, the space agency announced. He was 82. Read Full Article at
US ally Saudi Arabia is “optimistic” about Donald Trump’s impending presidency, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday, hailing Trump’s stern line on arch-Saudi rival Iran
Folashade Adebayo The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi, has said that over 10,000 applications were received from pupils who wanted to transfer from private
One of Kremlin-backed Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov's body guards, Alihan Muzaev, has been shot dead and buried in the village of Kurchaloy in the Republic of Chechnya, according to the Kavkaz Rea
An estimated 68 people in southern Madagascar have been infected with the plague, which has to date killed 27 people.
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri There is  fear in Imo State as some gunmen, who kidnapped and subsequently murdered an America-based Nigerian, Chuks Okebata, struck again on Saturday – two days after the fi
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A monument in memory of thousands of Soviet era soldiers - who died while liberating Vienna from Nazi occupation - has again been desecrated, prompting the Russian embassy in Austria to
Environmentalist groups are mobilizing against the Bayou Bridge pipeline in the swamps of southern Louisiana, seeking to repeat the success at Standing Rock, North Dakota. They are taki
Outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that President-elect Donald Trump had been wrong to criticise “courageous” German leader Angela Merkel, calling his remarks “ina
National Consumer Commission talks tough as Ford says it has identified the problem which caused it's 1.6-litre Kugas to catch fire.
President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been honored with an award of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center for his role in fighting against terrorism in the region and Arab
Iran’s commitment to the landmark nuclear deal signed with Western countries in 2016 was acknowledged by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday, Anadolu Agency reports.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said over N30bn had so far been paid to investors in the Nigerian capital market from the backlog of unclaimed dividends. A statement by the management of SEC on
Cosmic trailblazer SpaceX successfully launched and landed its Falcon 9 rocket and three Elon Musk fans had a dazzling view of take-off – watching it from 8,500ft above ground. Read F
Slovenia already secured a spot in the elimination round of the World Men's Handball Championship in France having scored their third win in as many matches in the group round by beating Macedonia
More than a third of all Tanzanian women are married before the age of 18, with many forced into wedlock as young as 11. The country’s High Court recently imposed strict penalties on un
Nigeria’s vice-president on Monday called for an end to repeated attacks on oil and gas facilities in the restive south, warning there would be no progress in the region without peace. Yemi Osin
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The Gambia’s top judge on Monday pulled out of hearing a bid by President Yahya Jammeh to halt the inauguration of president-elect Adama Barrow later this week, as the country’s political
The opposition PPP today raised a series of questions about a deal signed by the government for the establishment of a law school here.
A reception was hosted on behalf of Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab for leaders who participated in the World Economic Forum more than 10 times.
A reception was hosted on behalf of Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab for leaders who participated in the World Economic Forum more than 10 times.
Ivory Coast made a disappointing start to their Africa Cup of Nations title defence Monday when held 0-0 by lowest Group C seeds Togo in Gabonese town Oyem. Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier c

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