#SABCNews at 16h00 (21 February 2017)

Tuesday afternoon top stories:

* Heavy rains and flood warnings for Gauteng and other parts of the country.

* President Jacob Zuma pays tribute to more than 600 South Africans, who died when the troopship SS Mendi sank in the English Channel during the First World War in 1917.

* Former Bafana Bafana head coach Shakes Mashaba, loses court bid to block...
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Malaysia says still to establish what killed North Korean [ Owl.li Link ]
As he turns 93, Mugabe dismisses corruption allegations [ Owl.li Link ]
MKMVA members embark on a march against crime [ Owl.li Link ]
Automotive indust [ Owl.li Link ] ry accused of price fixing
DA denies De Lille's suspension [ Owl.li Link ]
Breaking: Labour Court dismisses Shakes Mashaba's application to block SAFA from appointing new Bafana Bafana coach [ Owl.li Link ]
ICYMI: Ad hoc Committee pushes for final SABC report [ Owl.li Link ]
UN brands famine in South Sudan “man-made”

The United Nations and its agencies have branded the famine declared in certain parts of South Sudan, man-made. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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Top Read: Ex-Dineo now moving to Botswana [ Owl.li Link ]
Watch the #ArmedForcesDay celebrations live here: [ Owl.li Link ]
Parliament committee to grill Rosettenville police

Police in Rosettenville will be called to appear before a Parliamentary committee to account for the violence between locals of the Johannesburg suburb and foreigners accused of running brothels and drug dens, whose houses have been burned down. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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#PHOTOS: Armed Forces Day in Durban, KZN.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will present #Budget2017 on Wednesday. What would you like him to address?
Wiese misses out as Steinhoff and Shoprite scrap merger

South Africa's Steinhoff and grocery retailer Shoprite called off a deal on Monday to create an African shopping giant, preventing leading investor Christo Wiese from bringing more of his retail assets under one roof. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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Uber hires ex-US Attorney General to probe sexual harassment

Uber Technologies Inc has hired former US Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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Armed Forces Day to honour SS Mendi heroes

Curious residents of KwaZulu-Natal braved the cold and wet weather on Monday to witness South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members showcase their military capabilities. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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Flood alert for parts of KwaZulu-Natal

The South African Weather Services has issued a warning that there's a more than 80% chance of heavy rains and thunderstorm that could lead to flooding in areas along the coast and western part of KwaZulu-Natal. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

SABC News - Flood alert for parts of KwaZulu-Natal:Tuesday 21 February 2017

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Ad hoc Committee pushes for final SABC report

Parliament's Ad hoc Committee probing the affairs of the SABC will resume on Tuesday morning considering the responses it has received from all affected parties. Read more here >> [ Owl.li Link ]

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