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Taegrin Morris was killed after hijackers dragged him outside a moving car. ( )

Reiger Park mother finds peace

The mother of the four-year-old who was killed in a hijacking incident in Reiger Park near Benoni on Gauteng's East Rand, Chantel Morris, says she has made peace with her loss.

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Khumalo back in hot seat at Krejcir trial
Wednesday 23 July 2014 05:25
The Public Protector’s office has begun investigations into funds used towards former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral.
The Public Protector’s office has begun investigations into funds used towards former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

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Medical consumables were discovered in a transit site at Pelonomi Hospital.
Fingers point to a 'syndicate' after F State hospital theft

Wednesday 23 July 2014 07:10

Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane says he suspects a syndicate is targeting Bloemfontein's Pelonomi hospital by stealing medical supplies.


Benin detains 10 people in child trafficking probe

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:45

Benin has detained 10 people on suspicions of child-trafficking just weeks after a group in neighbouring Niger was held for links to a "baby factory" ring, police sources said on Tuesday.


Palestinians evacuate a building after what witnesses said were warning Israeli air strikes next to their homes in Gaza City.
UN chief calls for ceasefire amid Israel, Hamas conflict

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:15

Addressing the Security Council from Ramallah in the West Bank, the United Nations chief has called for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas that addresses the deeper issues to the conflict.


EFF owes its strength to radical policies: Mngxitama

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:30

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has kicked off celebrations to mark one year since it was founded with an anniversary lecture in Kayamandi near Stellenbosch.


Amplats decides to sell its mines in Limpopo and North West
Amplats’ decision to sell mines shocks small business owners

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:24

Small businesses operating near the Anglo American Platinum mine in Burgersfort in Limpopo say they are shocked by the company's decision to sell some of its mines.


Efforts to combat cancer must be intensified in the African continent
African first ladies commit to fight cancer

Wednesday 23 July 2014 05:22

First ladies from across the African continent have re-affirmed their commitment to fighting cancer.


Preparations underway for King Zwelithini’s marriage

Tuesday 22 July 2014 20:27

Preparations are underway for the royal wedding of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to his sixth queen at Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.


South Africa is in the same group as Scotland, current world champions Australia, Wales, and India for the Commonwealth Games.
SA hockey captain hopes for a few upsets

Tuesday 22 July 2014 20:14

South African men's hockey captain Austin Smith believes his side could cause an upset or two at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow starting on Wednesday.


Mississippi Baby: A lesson learned say HIV scientists

Monday 21 July 2014 00:18

Experts say they have now learned that the latent reservoir of the HIV virus within the cells have already been established even at the lowest level of infection.

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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