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Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says government is committed to upgrading non-toll roads in the country. ( )

SANRAL to receive R12.5 bln injection

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) would receive a R12.5 billion cash boost from government this year, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters announced on Tuesday.

Bricks fly on Joburg highway
Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:17

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Fire contained in abandoned Joburg building

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:32

A fire in an abandoned building in the Johannesburg CBD has been contained.


The Burundi Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of President Pierre Nkurunziza’s controversial third term bid.
UN notes controversial Nkurunziza’s third term ruling

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:42

The UN has noted the ruling of Burundi’s Constitutional Court validating President Pierre Nkurunziza’s controversial bid to seek a third term.


Three South Africans may still be missing in Nepal: Report

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:11

Nepal’s Armed Police Force (APF) has revealed that as many as three South Africans may still be missing in earthquake-ravaged Nepal, with the official death toll rising to 7 493.


About six political parties are contesting the bi-elections in Mtubatuba municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.
Six political parties to contest Mtubatuba municipality by-elections

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:42

The stakes are high in the embattled Mtubatuba municipality on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast ahead of Wednesday's strongly contested by-elections in the area.


'Govt support for SAA a challenge for competition'

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:58

Comair has approached the High Court in Pretoria to declare government's bailout of the national carrier illegal.


Western Cape agriculture on tech front

Tuesday 5 May 2015 15:22

The Western Cape is making huge strides with the use of modern technology and science in the agricultural sector.


A 38 meter long oil painting depicting the life of Nelson Mandela continues to receive reviews.
Mandela’s painting receives rave reviews

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:28

The painting captures some of the most historical and memorable moments of Nelson Mandela.


Benni McCarthy robbed while having his hair cut

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:39

Former Bafana Bafana player Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint while having his hair cut in Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to reports.


Zwelithini's lice comment deflects attention

Tuesday 5 May 2015 10:51

Alexander O'Riordan writes that if civil society plays its role, South Africa’s royal families might have more to lose from perpetuating xenophobic violence than they acknowledge.


34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

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.

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