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ANC proposes tax on unused land to force owners to sell to the state

In 2012, the ANC Mangaung conference agreed to drop the willing buyer, willing seller approach for the expropriation of land without compensation within section 25 of the Constitution.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 13, 2017

AU force in Somalia needs troop surge, chief says

Mogadishu - The head of the African Union mission in Somalia is seeking a surge in troops to help the country's military control areas won back from extremist group al-Shabaab, saying the Somali National Army has been unable to take charge as expe...

News 24 , South Africa Mar 11, 2017

Farmer shoots worker after 'mistaking him for monkey'

Mathanene Ishmael, 55, was returning from a store room on his bicycle when the farmer allegedly shot him in the head with a pellet gun on Wednesday, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said in a statement.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 10, 2017

Agricultural school opened

The Department of Education MEC, Mandla Makupula and Matataiele Local Municipality mayor, Momelazi Mbedla attended the official opening of Moorosi Agricultural School, at Fiva Village outside Matatiele.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 10, 2017

WATCH: Tsvangirai gets a birthday cake too (but Mugabe's is DEFINITELY the biggest)

Harare - It's birthday party time in Zimbabwe again - but no prizes for guessing which politician got the biggest cake.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 9, 2017

Germany hunts man who bragged of child murder in online video

Berlin - German police launched a manhunt on Tuesday for a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a 9-year-old boy to death and bragging about the murder in an online video.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 7, 2017

Cape Town beach closed as live whale stranded

In a statement it said law enforcement officers had since closed the beach.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 5, 2017

The battle to replace John Block

Since preparations for the provincial conference on Wednesday started, police have had their hands full confiscating pangas, unlicensed firearms and similar deadly weapons from ANC members attending branch meetings.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 5, 2017

WATCH: Zim health services 'grinding to a halt' after nurses join doctors' strike

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News 24 , South Africa Mar 5, 2017