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The PAMZ three-drug combo from the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development is said to cure the disease more quickly than current regimens. ( )

New TB treatment drug gets mixed reaction

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of Pulmonology division, Professor Keertan Dheda, says he is less optimistic about the cocktail of new drug resistance TB.

This marks the third time that Joubert will officiate in a Super Rugby final.
Joubert to ref rugby final in Sydney
Monday 28 July 2014 10:53
This marks the third time that Joubert will officiate in a Super Rugby final.
Joubert to ref rugby final in Sydney
Monday 28 July 2014 10:53
Alleged drug dealers appear in court
Monday 28 July 2014 09:12
Police managed to arrest the two suspects during the incident
One man killed in Soweto shootout
Monday 28 July 2014 08:01

South Africa

Alleged rhino poachers back in court

Monday 28 July 2014 10:56

The case of alleged rhino horn kingpin, Joseph Nyalungu, and his co-accused is to resume in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga on Monday morning.

Africa

Kenya seeks 60 bln shilling loan to raise power connections

Monday 28 July 2014 11:20

Kenya will borrow 60 billion shilling ($684.54 million) from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to help more than double electricity connections to 70% of the population in five years.

World

Russia will not act "hysterically" to Western sanctions

Monday 28 July 2014 11:30

Russia will not impose tit-for-tat measures or act "hysterically" over Western economic sanctions, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.

Politics

King Dalindyebo remains AbaThembu King following a meeting with AmaDlomo.
AmaDlomo clan fully behind King Dalindyebo

Sunday 27 July 2014 19:05

The AmaDlomo clan have vowed to support Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo to keep and consolidate his kingship.

Business

 Brent slips below $108 as Mideast tension cools on Gaza lull

Monday 28 July 2014 05:53

Brent crude slipped below $108 a barrel on Monday as fighting between Israel and Hamas Islamist militants subsided in Gaza, but some analysts said falls may be limited.

Science

New TB treatment drug gets mixed reaction

Monday 28 July 2014 07:18

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of Pulmonology division, Professor Keertan Dheda, says he is less optimistic about the cocktail of new drug resistance TB.

Lifestyle

Muslims will celebrate Eid on Monday following the sighting of the moon after Ramadan.
SA muslims prepare for Eid

Sunday 27 July 2014 19:50

Thousands of Muslims gathered around the country on Sunday evening, for the first sighting of the moon, that will indicate Eid-ul-Fitr, which heralds the end of the holy month of Ramadan.  

Sport

This marks the third time that Joubert will officiate in a Super Rugby final.
Joubert to ref rugby final in Sydney

Monday 28 July 2014 10:53

Craig Joubert of South Africa has been appointed to referee the Super Rugby final between the Waratahs and the Crusaders in Sydney on Saturday.

Opinion

The writer says SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, has the responsibility to take into consideration concerns of football lovers and all stakeholders before SAFA hires a new Bafana Bafana coach.
Dr. Jordaan please do the honourable thing – LISTEN!

Friday 25 July 2014 10:26

It defies logic that SAFA claim to have been working with local coaches to develop a national football philosophy, but none of those coaches is good enough to coach Bafana Bafana, Sipho Kekana writes.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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