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Safa president Danny Jordaan has described Ephraim Mashaba as the perfect choice. ( )

Bafana appointment humbles Mashaba

Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana head coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba, says he is happy that the Safa has confidence in him.

King Goodwill Zwelithini is tying the knot on Saturday.
Zuma joins guests at Zulu King's wedding
Saturday 26 July 2014 15:00

South Africa

Elation as Limpopo community gets land back

Saturday 26 July 2014 15:30

The Mabare community in Limpopo has officially received its land back after a successful land claim which was lodged in 1998.

Africa

Thousands of US dollars were confiscated from a Mozambican national.
$70 000 alleged thief's bail plea set for Tuesday

Saturday 26 July 2014 14:59

The bail application of a 28-year-old Mozambican national arrested for allegedly stealing 70 000 US dollars from his boss in Umhlanga, is expected to be heard in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

World

The conflict in Gaza has resulted to massive infrastructure damage.
Short Gaza truce takes hold; many bodies pulled from rubble

Saturday 26 July 2014 15:50

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies

Politics

Madonsela aims to quickly wrap up D-Account probe

Saturday 26 July 2014 16:00

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is hoping for progress within three months to complete her investigations into the multimillion rand D-Account in North-West.

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

Archaeologists think that the Northern Cape could be a wealth of Stone Age artefacts.
SA archaeologists discover Stone Age artefacts

Saturday 26 July 2014 17:05

Archaeologists have discovered tens of thousands of early Stone Age artefacts at Kathu in the Northern Cape including hand axes and other tools.

Lifestyle

King Goodwill Zwelithini is tying the knot on Saturday.
Zuma joins guests at Zulu King's wedding

Saturday 26 July 2014 15:00

President Jacob Zuma and KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu are among the thousands of dignitaries that have arrived at the royal palace at Ulundi

Sport

The Sharks were thrashed 38-6 by the Crusaders.
Crusaders rout Sharks to reach Super Rugby final

Saturday 26 July 2014 17:57

The Canterbury Crusaders methodically ground down the Sharks to score four second half tries and canter to a 38-6 victory in Christchurch on Saturday

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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