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Six more police officers have been killed this year compared to same time last year.
Six more police officers have been killed this year compared to same time last year. ( )

Five arrested after shoot-out with police in Jeppestown

Five men have been arrested after a police officer was shot dead in Johannesburg's Jeppestown.

Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy
Friday 31 July 2015 20:06
Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy
Friday 31 July 2015 20:06
Highlights of the week's technology stories.
Highlights of the week's technology stories.

South Africa

Quest is the only government funded school in Eastern Cape catering for children with autism.
Children with autism in PE receive computers

Friday 31 July 2015 20:42

Children with autism in Port Elizabeth will now be able to use computers with e-learning software specially designed for their disabilities.


Ramaphosa revises SADC's mission in Lesotho

Friday 31 July 2015 18:46

SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has rearranged his itinerary in Maseru to revise the terms of reference for the SADC Commission of Inquiry established to probe Lesotho's security.


Palestine toddler burnt to death in West Bank

Friday 31 July 2015 17:00

A sleeping toddler was burned to death when suspected Jewish assailants set fire to two Palestinian homes in a West Bank village early on Friday.


The EFF say they disagree with the man-handling of MP’s.
EFF takes Parliament to court over new rules

Friday 31 July 2015 19:50

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is heading to court over the new rules adopted by the National Assembly, allowing for the physical removal of unruly MPs.


Employers in the Gold sector say this is the best offer they could give to their workers.
Gold mine sector puts final offer forward

Friday 31 July 2015 18:15

Employers in the gold sector have put a new and final offer on the table.


KwaZulu-Natal farmers say smart planting techniques has helped them to grow their vegetables.
KZN farmers reaping benefits of smart planting techniques

Friday 31 July 2015 20:36

Small scale subsistence farmers in drought-stricken KwaZulu-Natal are reaping big rewards. Smart planting techniques are being used to boost yields.


Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy

Friday 31 July 2015 20:06

The inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay Cultural Festival, scheduled for the weekend in Port Elizabeth, is embroiled in controversy about non-payment of artists.


Amazulu were relegated in the last season.
AmaZulu set to contest First division

Friday 31 July 2015 17:09

AmaZulu have resigned themselves to playing in the National First Division next season.


Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.


34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

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