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Heavy traffic expected on major highways ahead of Easter travels

Major highways across the country are expected to be busy again on Friday as people continue to make their way to their Easter destinations.

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The proposed increases will ensure that the minimum cash remuneration for entry level underground employees will rise to R12 500 per month by July 2017.
Amplats makes new offer to Amcu
Friday 18 April 2014 06:40
Million up for grabs in Two Oceans marathon
Thursday 17 April 2014 19:37

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Qawukeni Lwandile was the driver of a Toyota Avanza carrying 12 pre-primary and primary school children, when a train smashed into the vehicle at a railway crossing.
Rustenburg train crash driver's case postponed

Friday 18 April 2014 07:00

The case of a driver accused of killing three children when a train crashed into his car at a railway crossing was postponed in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday.


Kenya's Equity Bank looks to telecoms to boost growth

Thursday 17 April 2014 15:23

Equity Bank of Kenya will launch a telecoms services arm in a bid to grow its market share in the fast-growing mobile phone-based financial services market, it said on Thursday.


Sonar footage by the US Navy owned Bluefin-21 has become the focal point of the search some 2 000 kms west of the Australian city of Perth.
Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

Friday 18 April 2014 06:53

Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday.


Security beefed up in KZN hotspots ahead of polls

Thursday 17 April 2014 19:02

The Inter-ministerial committee responsible for the general elections say they are confident that voting in the notorious KwaMashu Hostel north of Durban, will be free and fair.


The 2011 outbreak of H5-N1 birdflu took its toll on ostrich farmers and others in the industry.
SA ostrich industry showing signs of recovery

Friday 18 April 2014 06:45

The Western Cape Agriculture Department says the ostrich industry is starting to show signs of recovery following a European Union ban on exports three years ago.


The female penis of the Neotrogla aurora insect species is seen in an undated hand out.
Brazilian scientists discover insect species with reversed sex organs

Thursday 17 April 2014 19:38

Scientists on Thursday described four insect species that dwell in extremely dry caves in Brazil, feed on bat guano and possess what the researchers called an "evolutionary novelty.”


Land Rover to show-off future SUV design

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:09

Land Rover will reveal its design vision for a new family of premium leisure SUVs at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.


World Cup stadiums are becoming white elephants: Mbalula

Thursday 17 April 2014 19:42

Government has acknowledged that most the 2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums are turning into white elephants.


Why spoil a vote?

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:29

Some people may believe that the ‘Vote No’campaign has missed the boat as most voters have already decided which political party they will vote for, writes Nkosikhulule Nyembezi.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

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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