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The suspect who was arrested for possession of drugs in Booysens and shot two police officers is believed to have committed suicide. ( )

Joburg prison hostage taker commits suicide

It has emerged that the suspect who shot dead two police officers at the Johannesburg Central Police station on Friday night committed suicide afterwards.

A crew member works to clear debris the day after a deadly gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
Babies found alive in Mexico hospital rubble
Saturday 31 January 2015 10:45
It’s alleged the five used the cards of individuals who had not been cancelled on the SASSA system or had lost their ID documents.
Five arrested for cloning SASSA grant cards
Saturday 31 January 2015 10:43
A crew member works to clear debris the day after a deadly gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
Babies found alive in Mexico hospital rubble
Saturday 31 January 2015 10:45
It’s alleged the five used the cards of individuals who had not been cancelled on the SASSA system or had lost their ID documents.
Five arrested for cloning SASSA grant cards
Saturday 31 January 2015 10:43
Former police chief Jackie Selebi passed away last week at the age of 64.
Selebi funeral gets underway
Saturday 31 January 2015 08:36
Guinea to play in the Afcon quarter-finals
Saturday 31 January 2015 08:33
Panasonic Corp's President Kazuhiro Tsuga poses in front of company logos.
Panasonic withdraws from TV production in China
Saturday 31 January 2015 08:06

South Africa

Joburg prison hostage taker commits suicide

Saturday 31 January 2015 11:05

It has emerged that the suspect who shot dead two police officers at the Johannesburg Central Police station on Friday night committed suicide afterwards.

Africa

A peacekeeper serving in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and a Congolese soldier stand guard as residents gather following recen
UN speaks out on DRC military operation

Saturday 31 January 2015 06:47

The UN has denied that it was caught off guard by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Army’s announcement on Thursday.

World

A crew member works to clear debris the day after a deadly gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
Babies found alive in Mexico hospital rubble

Saturday 31 January 2015 10:45

A gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City on Thursday, killing one woman and two children and injuring dozens.

Politics

Malamulele residents clashed with the police after hearing news that the Municipal Demarcation Board has denied them the right to have their own municipality.
Malamulele calm after rampage

Saturday 31 January 2015 06:53

The situation is quiet at Malamulele in Limpopo, following running battles between angry residents and police.

Business

Panasonic Corp's President Kazuhiro Tsuga poses in front of company logos.
Panasonic withdraws from TV production in China

Saturday 31 January 2015 08:06

Panasonic Corp has stopped making TVs in China and plans to liquidate its joint venture in Shandong, a company source said on Saturday.

Science

More than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in the US

Saturday 31 January 2015 07:13

More than 100 people in the US have been confirmed as infected with measles including 91 in California.

Lifestyle

Clifton Beach ranked 2nd in the world

Saturday 31 January 2015 10:48

Clifton Beach in Cape Town has been ranked 2nd best in the world on National Geographic's new Best Beach Cities list.

Sport

Guinea to play in the Afcon quarter-finals

Saturday 31 January 2015 08:33

Guinea will play in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals after qualifying instead of Mali by the drawing of lots at a ceremony in Malabo.

Opinion

Eugene de kock's long-time friend and political commentator, Professor Piet Croucamp speaks about his friendship with De Kock, De Kock’s view on his incarceration, and much more.
De Kock believes FW should be in jail – friend

Friday 30 January 2015 16:03

Former Vlakplaas commander, Eugene de Kock has been granted parole. He allegedly believed he should have been incarcerated – but that FW de Klerk should have joined him in prison.

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.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its annual 'January 8' statement and 103rd anniversary in Cape Town, Western Cape on 10 January 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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