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A total of 22.6kg of the drug was found in possession of a woman  arriving in Johannesburg from Dubai.
A total of 22.6kg of the drug was found in possession of a woman  arriving in Johannesburg from Dubai. ( )

Tik worth R6.7 million seized at OR Tambo: Sars

Tik with an estimated street value of R6.7 million was seized at  OR Tambo International Airport, the SA Revenue Service said on Tuesday.

High food prices leave millions hungry
Tuesday 3 March 2015 12:00

South Africa

Fire fighters have been working tirelessly to contain a fire in Cape Town.
Zuma commends firefighters’ bravery in the Cape

Tuesday 3 March 2015 14:25

President Jacob Zuma has praised the bravery and hard work of firefighters who have been working tirelessly to contain the fire that has been raging in the Southern Cape Peninsula since Sunday.

Africa

The final allocation of seats will be announced on Wednesday.
All Basotho Convention leads in Lesotho early poll results

Tuesday 3 March 2015 14:20

Lesotho's Independent Elections Commission has verified all 80 constituency results for Saturday's election.

World

The president has rejected requests from at least 16 convicted drug traffickers since he took office in October.
Indonesian president rejects clemency requests from drug traffickers

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:28

Indonesian President, Joko Widodo has rejected clemency requests from at least 16 convicted drug traffickers since he took office in October last year.

Politics

Cosatu leaders, Sdumo Dlamini and Zwelinzima Vavi.
Cosatu president pleads with Vavi

Tuesday 3 March 2015 09:45

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says the labour federation is prepared to welcome back its General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi and affiliates to the Central Executive Committe meeting.

Business

SA's business confidence index edges to 92.8

Tuesday 3 March 2015 13:39

A survey shows that South Africa's business confidence index edged higher to 92.8 in February from 89.3 in the previous month.

Science

Govt urged not to rush through food security policy

Tuesday 3 March 2015 12:19

South Africa has about 13.8 million individuals that regularly experience inadequate access to food, according to government’s own figures.

Lifestyle

SANParks targets youth on anti-rhino poaching drive

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:45

In a bid to fight rhino poaching, the South African National Parks (SANParks) has decided to educate young people about the dangers of rhino poaching.

Sport

Proteas posts formidable total against Ireland

Tuesday 3 March 2015 10:05

South Africa has posted yet another formidable total at the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Opinion

'Poor not to blame for non-payment of services'

Tuesday 3 March 2015 12:05

Service delivery protests have become a part of life in South Africa. However many communities in South Africa, are not willing to pay for the services that they are receiving.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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