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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was released from hospital a week ago after being treated for a persistent infection for several days. ( )

Tutu readmitted to hospital

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been re-admitted in hospital after an infection that landed him in hospital a week ago re-surfaced.

Property is becoming more costly in Soweto.
Soweto property market booming
Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:48
Property is becoming more costly in Soweto.
Soweto property market booming
Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:48
Parliament Committee adopts interim rules
Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:43

South Africa

Macia’s family still awaiting justice for son’s death

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:59

In an exclusive interview with the SABC in Mozambique, deceased taxi driver Mido Macia's mother Janet, speaks frankly about life without the family's breadwinner.


Edward Lowassa becomes the highest profile figure from the ruling party to join the opposition camp in Tanzania
Ex-Tanzanian PM joins opposition to challenge ruling party in polls

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:34

Former Tanzanian PM, Edward Lowassa, joined an opposition coalition on Tuesday, posing a serious challenge to the ruling party's 54-year grip on power as the country nears elections in October.


Canada Conservatives likely to lengthen election campaign

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:17

Canada's governing Conservatives are likely to lengthen this year's election campaign by launching it in August, three senior party sources said


Parliament Committee adopts interim rules

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:43

Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted interim rules of the National Assembly relating to disruption in the chamber.


Revised immigration policy could cripple SA tourism: Report

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:54

The Western Cape Department of Economic Opportunities, Tourism and Agriculture says the country's tourism industry could collapse if new visa regulations remain in place.


Today is World Hepatitis Day

Tuesday 28 July 2015 11:42

Today is World Hepatitis Day and the SA National Blood Service (SANBS) is calling on all citizens, especially those who intend donating blood, to ensure that they get tested.


American accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:25

Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American tourist of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe.


It was a disastrous day for the women's water polo team.
Bad day in office for SA swimmers in Russia

Tuesday 28 July 2015 19:54

It was a not a good day for South Africa at the World Swimming Championships in Russia on Tuesday.


The Financial Times newspaper has been bought by Japanese media house Nikkei. Does the ownership of a newspaper make a difference? It certainly does.
Newspaper ownership: political influence trumps the promise of profits

Tuesday 28 July 2015 16:37

The Financial Times, one of the great global journalism institutions, has been sold by the Pearson Group to the Japanese media company Nikkei.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.


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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