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Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba led a march outside Parliament calling on Zuma to tell the truth about the upgrades to his Nkandla residence. ( )

Zuma must listen to religious leaders: COPE

The Congress of the People on Monday called on President Jacob Zuma to listen to religious leaders calling for him to come clean on the Nkandla saga.

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Forty rhino horns stolen at MTPA
Monday 21 April 2014 15:04
Nkosikhulile Nyembezi.(SABC)
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Police deployed at KwaDukuza taxi rank after exchange of gun fire

Monday 21 April 2014 16:02

Police have been deployed at KwaDukuza, north of Durban, after three people were injured during an exchange of gun fire between security guards of the rival taxi associations.


The crisis in the world's youngest country was sparked in mid-December last year.
Ramaphosa confident of breakthrough in South Sudan

Monday 21 April 2014 11:46

President Jacob Zuma's envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa, says he is confident of a breakthrough in negotiations aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the political crisis in the country.


French journalist tells of Syria detention ordeal

Monday 21 April 2014 14:39

 A French journalist, back home in Paris after spending more than 10 months in captivity in Syria, says his captors carried out "mock executions" on him and his fellow detainees.


Fransman questions ratio of white ownership of farms

Monday 21 April 2014 15:36

ANC Western Cape leader, Marius Fransman, says it's unacceptable that prime farming land in the province still belongs mostly to white farmers.


Amcu is demanding basic monthly salary of R12 500, achievable over three years.
Amcu tight-lipped on new wage offer for miners

Monday 21 April 2014 16:12

Negotiations between platinum producers and Amcu are set to resume on Tuesday following a new wage offer tabled for striking mineworkers.


Chinese military plane returns to Perth after another day searching

Monday 21 April 2014 15:57

Chinese military aircraft returns to Perth after another day searching for any trace of flight MH370, an aviation commentator says both the aerial and underwater search will continue for some time.


Chris Brown's assault trial delayed to this week

Monday 21 April 2014 16:29

Singer Chris Brown's assault trial was delayed on Friday, when a Washington, D.C., judge put off a verdict for the R&B artist's bodyguard whose trial on the same charge is scheduled to conclude first.


Boston Marathon to feature second-largest field in race history

Monday 21 April 2014 09:03

Some 36,000 athletes, including Kenyan and Ethiopian runners who are consistently ranked among the world's fastest, will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday


Dixon stepped outside field of expertise: Forensic expert

Friday 18 April 2014 09:10

Forensic Scientist, Doctor David Klatzow says the defence's second expert witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial, Roger Dixon, has stepped outside his field of expertise.

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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