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Buildings have been burnt during xenophobic attacks.
Buildings have been burnt during xenophobic attacks. ( )

UN calls for more awareness campaigns on xenophobic attacks

The United Nations has called for more awareness campaigns on attacks on foreign nationals as South Africa experiences what it calls repeated incidents of xenophobia.

Zimbabweans intended to march on the South African embassy in Harare and were calling for a boycott of South African businesses and products on Friday.
Zimbabweans march to SA embassy
Saturday 18 April 2015 06:59
Zimbabweans intended to march on the South African embassy in Harare and were calling for a boycott of South African businesses and products on Friday.
Zimbabweans march to SA embassy
Saturday 18 April 2015 06:59

South Africa

Buildings have been burnt during xenophobic attacks.
UN calls for more awareness campaigns on xenophobic attacks

Saturday 18 April 2015 08:44

The United Nations has called for more awareness campaigns on attacks on foreign nationals as South Africa experiences what it calls repeated incidents of xenophobia.

Africa

 Boko Haram has been terrorising parts of Nigeria.  
Boko Haram slit throats of 12 as army tries to save civilians

Saturday 18 April 2015 07:37

Boko Haram militants have slit the throats of 12 people in northeast Nigeria as the army was trying to evacuate civilians from the area, a military source and a witness said on Friday.

World

Smoke rises from the site of a bomb attack in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region.
Car bomb kills three outside US consulate in Iraq's Kurdish capital

Saturday 18 April 2015 06:45

A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed three people on Friday outside the United States (US) consulate in Erbil, in a relatively rare attack in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region.

Politics

The leadership contests might be more in the limelight because the Western Cape is the only province in the country run by the DA.
Experts believe DA W Cape leadership race will be tight

Saturday 18 April 2015 06:48

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Provincial Congress to choose a new leader for the Western Cape gets underway in Cape Town on Saturday.

Business

Wakeford appointed as Armscor CEO

Friday 17 April 2015 20:40

Kevin Wakeford has been appointed as the new CEO of state arms procurement company Armscor, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Friday.

Science

South Africans could soon experience their first-ever stage 4 load shedding.
Stage 2 load shedding to kick in

Saturday 18 April 2015 07:33

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding and load curtailment from 08:00 on Saturday morning, and this is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

Lifestyle

1500 blankets knitted in Diepsloot for Madiba

Friday 17 April 2015 20:19

A group of Diepsloot women have knitted 1500 blankets for the poor in honour of the late former President Nelson Mandela.

Sport

SA hockey takes part in Division 2 B Championships

Friday 17 April 2015 20:12

The 2015 Ice Hockey Division 2 B Championships is currently underway at Grand West's Ice Station in Cape Town.

Opinion

I've worked hard for what I have: Ethiopian shop owner

Thursday 16 April 2015 19:37

An Ethiopian Shop owner shares how she built her business from hard work and sacrifices.

Marikana

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 Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

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

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