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The heavy rains in KwaZulu-Natal have caused extensive damage in the past 24 hours. ( )

Weather wreaks havoc in KwaZulu-Natal

As the country remains in the grip of inclement weather, heavy flooding in KwaZulu-Natal has claimed five lives.

South Africa

The court has cautioned mangers at the SABC from making hasty disciplinary decisions as they could be held personally liable for court costs.
SABC Four ruling has direct ramifications for remaining Four

Tuesday 26 July 2016 21:03

Labour law expert, Michael Bagraim says Tuesday’s Labour Court ruling in the case of the SABC Four has direct implications for the remaining four dismissed journalists.

Africa

SADC appeals for assistance as drought hits hard

Tuesday 26 July 2016 21:21

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region needs at least $2.7 billion to mitigate the effects of El Nino induced drought.

World

French church attackers forced priest to kneel before killing him- nun

Tuesday 26 July 2016 20:18

The two attackers in a French church on Tuesday forced an elderly priest to kneel before killing him and also filmed the murder, a nun who escaped the scene said on French radio.

Politics

Marius Fransman was asked to step aside in January 2016.
Fransman turns to Western Cape High Court for recourse

Tuesday 26 July 2016 22:04

The Western Cape High Court is expected to hear an urgent application on Wednesday by Marius Fransman to reinstate him as ANC provincial leader.

Business

South Africa's labour market worrying - Gordhan

Tuesday 26 July 2016 21:58

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Tuesday he was concerned about South Africa's volatile labour market, which has been plagued by strikes and above inflation wage demands

Science

Mind over grey matter: new map lays out brain's cerebral cortex

Tuesday 26 July 2016 19:09

Neuroscientists acting as cartographers of the human mind have devised the most comprehensive map ever made of the cerebral cortex.

Lifestyle

Wednesday's Lotto jackpot is meanwhile estimated R30 million.
R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize yet to be claimed

Tuesday 26 July 2016 15:15

No one has come forward to claim last Friday's R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize.

Sport

In about 10 years, four Premier League clubs have exchanged hands in South Africa.
PSL status transactions under spotlight

Tuesday 26 July 2016 21:53

Brand experts say the demand to buy Premier Soccer League status is good for the growth of the game.

Opinion

Is the IFP set to lose its lead in Mthonjaneni?

Tuesday 26 July 2016 19:51

Analyst Michael O’Donovan takes a look at projections on how the IFP, DA, ANC and NFP will perform in certain municipalities in the upcoming local government elections.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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