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Relatives and friends gather around the covered body of the head of opposition party UPD, Zedi Feruzi, in Bujumbura, Burundi.
Relatives and friends gather around the covered body of the head of opposition party UPD, Zedi Feruzi, in Bujumbura, Burundi. ( )

Burundi opposition figure shot dead

A Burundi opposition figure and his bodyguard were shot dead in the capital by gunmen on Saturday.

Norton family to set to oppose parole
Sunday 24 May 2015 07:22
Norton family to set to oppose parole
Sunday 24 May 2015 07:22
Gunfire returns to Cape Flats
Sunday 24 May 2015 07:01

South Africa

Man dies after truck tyre explodes

Sunday 24 May 2015 07:35

A man was killed after the tyre of a truck exploded as he was trying to change it on the R54 near Fochville, paramedics said on Saturday.

Africa

The election is set to return Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to office for another five years.
Landslide win expected for Ethiopia’s ruling party EPRDF

Sunday 24 May 2015 07:24

Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to hand a landslide win to the ruling party.

World

Lending terms are humiliating – Greece PM

Saturday 23 May 2015 19:39

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told leaders of the governing Radical Left Coalition that Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long lasting" deal with its lenders, but not on "humiliating terms."

Politics

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma urged African governments to invest in youth development to ensure that they play a meaningful role in building the continent.
African governments must accelerate industrialisation: Dlamini-Zuma

Saturday 23 May 2015 11:55

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says it is critical that African governments expedite industrialisation on the continent.

Business

New health and safety laws for mining sector

Saturday 23 May 2015 18:07

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, says stringent measures are going to be taken against mining houses that do not comply with the mining laws in terms of safety and health issues.

Science

Study reveals tiny plankton “not just whale food”

Saturday 23 May 2015 19:46

Scientists unveiled the most comprehensive analysis ever undertaken of the world's ocean plankton, the organisms that serve as food for marine creatures but also provide half the oxygen we breathe.

Lifestyle

Vic Falls theme park being considered

Saturday 23 May 2015 17:45

Municipal authorities in Victoria Falls are assessing the environmental impact of a proposed multimillion dollar theme park in Zimbabwe's top tourist attraction.

Sport

Banyana beat Gabon in Olympics qualifier

Sunday 24 May 2015 07:51

Banyana Banyana beat Gabon 3-2 in the 2016 Rio Olympics qualifier in Libreville on Saturday.

Opinion

The 89-year-old struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Mompati died last week at Two Military Hospital in Cape Town.
ANC women stalwarts pay tribute to Dr Mompati

Saturday 23 May 2015 10:47

Women leaders in the ANC have paid tribute to the late struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Mompati.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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