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A Malaysian air crash investigator inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. ( )

Black box confirms Malaysian plane was shot down

Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast.

This marks the third time that Joubert will officiate in a Super Rugby final.
Joubert to ref rugby final in Sydney
Monday 28 July 2014 10:53
Alleged drug dealers appear in court
Monday 28 July 2014 09:12

South Africa

Two suspects arrested for kidnapping

Monday 28 July 2014 12:56

Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the disappearance of two seven-year-old boys who were last seen on Saturday playing under a bridge at Deneysville.


Kenya seeks 60 bln shilling loan to raise power connections

Monday 28 July 2014 11:20

Kenya will borrow 60 billion shilling ($684.54 million) from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to help more than double electricity connections to 70% of the population in five years.


Black box confirms Malaysian plane was shot down

Monday 28 July 2014 14:07

Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast.


ANC wishes Muslims Eid Mubarak

Monday 28 July 2014 13:59

The African National Congress has wished the Muslim community in South Africa, and the world, Eid-ul-Fitr Mubarak.


Numsa calls for workers to join picketing lines amid talks

Monday 28 July 2014 11:10

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has called on it’s striking workers to join picketing lines again on Monday.


New TB treatment drug gets mixed reaction

Monday 28 July 2014 07:18

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of Pulmonology division, Professor Keertan Dheda, says he is less optimistic about the cocktail of new drug resistance TB.


Muslims will celebrate Eid on Monday following the sighting of the moon after Ramadan.
SA muslims prepare for Eid

Sunday 27 July 2014 19:50

Thousands of Muslims gathered around the country on Sunday evening, for the first sighting of the moon, that will indicate Eid-ul-Fitr, which heralds the end of the holy month of Ramadan.  


Sri Lanka's Hashim Amla
Amla stands firm as Sri Lanka chase victory

Monday 28 July 2014 12:43

New skipper Hashim Amla is once again proving to be a thorn in Sri Lanka's side.


How the Seriti Commission is failing

Monday 28 July 2014 12:19

The author looks at how the approach by the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal is undermining the public’s right to know.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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