Good morning. Here’s what you need to know to start your day with our daily briefing, compiled by Khushboo Sachdeva.

Treatment site to be opened in Kanana

The Gauteng Health Department is setting up a treatment site in the Kanana area of Hammanskraal where most cholera cases have been reported. Twenty-two people have now died from cholera in South Africa -- 21 in Hammanskraal, and one in Vredefort in the Free State. (eNCA)

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eThekwini power cuts kick in

eThekwini’s exemption from power cuts has ended. Small businesses are concerned about how this will impact their output and income. (eNCA)

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Two KZN cops shot while attending to domestic violence incidents

Two KwaZulu Natal police officers allegedly came under fire while responding to a domestic violence case in the oThongathi area. The incident took place in the early hours of this morning. (Independent Online)

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Magudumana applies to have arrest, repatriation declared unlawful

More than a month has passed since murderer and rapist Thabo Bester and his partner Dr Nandipha Magudumana were apprehended in Tanzania and brought back to South Africa. Magudumana faces a raft of charges, including fraud, violation of a body, corruption, arson, assisting an inmate to escape and defeating the ends of justice, to name a few. (eNCA)

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Cable thieves run rampant during load shedding, Durban suburbs without electricity for days on end

Residents living in various Durban suburbs have been left in darkness for up to four days at a time due to rampant cable theft. Earlier this week, some Manor Gardens and Glenwood residents were left in the dark for over 36 hours after cables were stolen. (Independent Online)

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Many Nigerians certainly happy to see Buhari go, but less sure of what comes next

For the past six months, many of the people in Africa’s most populous country have been waiting for the misery of the Muhammadu Buhari years to end. Now, as Nigeria’s version of eight lost years winds down, expectations are rising. (Daily Maverick)

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NSFAS to respond to student demands

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will on Friday respond to demands by students at 14 universities. On Wednesday, student leaders marched to the scheme's offices to hand over their demands, which they wanted addressed immediately. (eNCA)

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