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Anxiety rises as battle to save trapped miners continues

Six days after being trapped following a mine collapse, the families of the miners remain hopeful that they will still be found, and brought to the surface.

Overall annual visitor numbers down: Stats SA
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:38
ANCYL vows to boycott Media24's Witness newspaper
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:10
ANCYL defends Maine amidst violence charge
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:05
Overall annual visitor numbers down: Stats SA
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:38
ANCYL vows to boycott Media24's Witness newspaper
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:10
ANCYL defends Maine amidst violence charge
Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:05
'To Kill a Mockingbird' headed for Broadway debut
Wednesday 10 February 2016 17:33
People walk past damaged buildings in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus.
Syrian rebels demand US action ahead of peace talks
Wednesday 10 February 2016 16:28

South Africa

Tons of rocks and soil have been removed, but it's a race against time.
Anxiety rises as battle to save trapped miners continues

Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:52

Six days after being trapped following a mine collapse, the families of the miners remain hopeful that they will still be found, and brought to the surface.

Africa

Somali militants planning attacks disguised as peacekeepers: AU force

Wednesday 10 February 2016 15:48

African peacekeepers said on Wednesday they had information that Al-Qaeda-linked militants were planning to launch attacks in Somalia disguised in their uniforms.

World

People walk past damaged buildings in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus.
Syrian rebels demand US action ahead of peace talks

Wednesday 10 February 2016 16:28

Syrian rebels called on US President Barack Obama to do more to stop Russian bombing raids in support of a military offensive by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad

Politics

ANCYL defends Maine amidst violence charge

Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:05

The ANCYL has come in defence of its president Collen Maine after COPE opened a case of inciting violence against him for an alleged civil war threat against the EFF.

Business

Overall annual visitor numbers down: Stats SA

Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:38

The festive season saw a pickup in foreign visitor numbers to the country but the overall annual trend was down, with immigration and visa regulations largely blamed for the slowdown.

Science

Researchers find 400 galaxies behind Milky Way

Wednesday 10 February 2016 14:48

A team of researchers have discovered over 400 hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way which will shed light on a mysterious anomaly called the Great Attractor.

Lifestyle

A case relating to the powers of the Public Protector was heard in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.
Does the Public Protector have any power?

Wednesday 10 February 2016 17:58

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has reserved judgment in its hearing on the powers of the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela.

Sport

Thabo Matlaba has been instrumental in Orlando Pirates' improved performances.
Matlaba suspended for Sundowns clash

Wednesday 10 February 2016 15:06

Versatile left back and stand-in captain Thabo Matlaba is set to miss the clash of the week between the Mighty Buccaneers and log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday evening.

Opinion

Did Zuma keep his word? Tracking past SONA promises

Wednesday 10 February 2016 17:10

Africa Check reviewed President Jacob Zuma's previous addresses to assess if he kept promises made then.

SONA 2016

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

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

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

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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