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The Soweto-born mentor is no stranger on the local scene, having  previously held the Bafana position in 2002. ( )

Shakes Mashaba is new Bafana coach  

South African coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has been appointed head coach of Bafana Bafana.

Taegrin Morris was killed in a hijacking incident last weekend.
Taegrin Morris laid to rest
Saturday 26 July 2014 12:59
Taegrin Morris was killed in a hijacking incident last weekend.
Taegrin Morris laid to rest
Saturday 26 July 2014 12:59
We don’t want corrupt officials: Samwu
Saturday 26 July 2014 11:02

South Africa

Taegrin Morris was killed in a hijacking incident last weekend.
Taegrin Morris laid to rest

Saturday 26 July 2014 12:59

Four-year-old Taegrin Morris from Reiger Park has been laid to rest at the Boksburg cemetery on Gauteng's East Rand.

Africa

Mombasa and the coastal region has been struck by a series of attacks that have killed dozens of people in recent months.
Kenyan police kill two men suspected of planning ferry attack

Saturday 26 July 2014 08:27

Kenyan police said on Friday they shot and killed two armed men suspected of planning an attack on a ferry in the port city of Mombasa.

World

Palestinians throw stones at members of the Israeli army during the funeral of three Palestinians.
Israel agrees to 12-hour Gaza ceasefire

Saturday 26 July 2014 06:31

Israel has agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire in fighting with militants in the Gaza Strip to start at 8am on Saturday, a military spokeswoman said.

Politics

The ANC Caucus Lekgotla  is underway in  Parliament.
ANC Lekgotla to avoid passing legislation

Saturday 26 July 2014 14:30

The ANC Caucus Lekgotla currently underway in Parliament wants to avoid rushing through legislation and passing it only to find that it is unconstitutional or excludes certain sectors of the society.

Business

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia

Saturday 26 July 2014 08:54

The European Union (EU) reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine.

Science

The fetuses’ heart rates were monitored at 32, 33 and 34 weeks as they listened to a recording of a female stranger recite the rhyme.
Babies in womb start learning earlier than thought: Study

Saturday 26 July 2014 09:00

Babies in the womb show evidence of learning by their 34th week, three weeks earlier than previously thought, new research has found.

Lifestyle

Secretary General of International Delphic Games, Christian Kirtch.
‘Art and culture can unite the world’

Saturday 26 July 2014 11:30

Secretary General of International Delphic Games, Christian Kirtch, believes that art and culture can unite the world and contribute to socio-economic development.

Sport

Shakes Mashaba is new Bafana coach  

Saturday 26 July 2014 14:01

South African coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has been appointed head coach of Bafana Bafana.

Opinion

The writer says SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, has the responsibility to take into consideration concerns of football lovers and all stakeholders before SAFA hires a new Bafana Bafana coach.
Dr. Jordaan please do the honourable thing – LISTEN!

Friday 25 July 2014 10:26

It defies logic that SAFA claim to have been working with local coaches to develop a national football philosophy, but none of those coaches is good enough to coach Bafana Bafana, Sipho Kekana writes.

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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