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Mbulaeni Mulaudzi became South Africa's first black athlete to be ranked number one in the world. ( )

Mulaudzi’s fatal car crash details emerge

Mpumalanga's Department of Community Safety spokesperson, George Mabuza says Mulaudzi's car overturned on the R555 between Ogies and Emalahleni on Friday.

Chiefs and stars to clash for a fourth time
Saturday 25 October 2014 16:02
The pair was also handed a 15 year jail term for robbery.
Double life terms for elderly couples killers
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:42
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant was speaking at a domestic workers imbizo in Bloemfontein.
UIF benefits set to increase
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:35
Chiefs and stars to clash for a fourth time
Saturday 25 October 2014 16:02
The pair was also handed a 15 year jail term for robbery.
Double life terms for elderly couples killers
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:42
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant was speaking at a domestic workers imbizo in Bloemfontein.
UIF benefits set to increase
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:35
South African’s heart diseases are caused by the high salt content in food.
South African’s heart diseases are caused by the high salt content in food.

South Africa

The pair was also handed a 15 year jail term for robbery.
Double life terms for elderly couples killers

Saturday 25 October 2014 15:42

Two men convicted of the murder of an elderly couple were handed two life imprisonment sentences each by the Vryheid High Court, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.

Africa

 The three worst-hit countries of West Africa -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- account for the bulk of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases,
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO

Saturday 25 October 2014 14:15

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.

World

Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

Saturday 25 October 2014 12:17

Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate.

Politics

Ndivhuwo Mabaya clarifies issues around free RDP housing

Saturday 25 October 2014 11:44

Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has come under fire for her statement that people under the age of 40 should not expect free housing from government.

Business

The protests are linked to continued calls to boycott Woolworths as it continued to trade with Israel following the deadly war in Gaza.
57 arrested for Woolies protest

Saturday 25 October 2014 16:27

A total of 57 people who had protested in a Woolworths store in Killarney Mall were arrested on Saturday, Johannesburg police said.

Science

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbethe  says addressing the challenges facing the local community such as houses is crucial.
A lot needs to be done to improve the lives of the poor: Mbete

Saturday 25 October 2014 15:15

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete says a lot of work still needs to be done to improve the lives of the poor.

Lifestyle

In 1976, the queen was the first monarch to send an email, doing  so when the technology was in its infancy.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Saturday 25 October 2014 15:24

Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.

Sport

Chiefs and stars to clash for a fourth time

Saturday 25 October 2014 16:02

When the 2014/15 Premier Soccer League season comes to an end in May next year, one fixture local football fans will be glad to see the back of will be Kaizer Chiefs versus Platinum Stars.

Opinion

Nene spot-on about fiscal consolidation: Jamine

Saturday 25 October 2014 10:48

Economist Azar Jamine says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was “essentially spot on in saying fiscal consolidation can no longer be postponed.”

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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