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ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete addressed a fundraising gala dinner in Ballito, north of Durban on Saturday night.
ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete addressed a fundraising gala dinner in Ballito, north of Durban on Saturday night. ( )

Xenophobic attacks have cost SA dearly: Mbete

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says South Africa is facing a daunting task of rebuilding relations with the rest of the world after xenophobic violence.

The section of the fire burning on the Slanghoek Valley side of the mountain is inaccessible and still not under control.
Fire still raging in Bainskloof Mountains
Sunday 26 April 2015 11:29

South Africa

Jeremy Vearey clarified his position on military deployment in xenophobic hotspots
Major-General Jeremy Vearey clarifies position on military deployment

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:55

Major-General Jeremy Vearey, the South African Police Services’ Head of Anti-Gang Strategy in the Western Cape, on Sunday clarified his position on military deployment in xenophobic hotspots.

Africa

Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:31

Nigeria recalled its ambassador to South Africa on Saturday in the latest sign of the African country's discontent at Pretoria's handling of attacks on immigrants.

World

Nazarbayev called presidential elections more than a year early in a move that could quash any speculation about a successor.
Nursultan Nazarbayev set to renew his 26 year grip on Kazakhstan

Sunday 26 April 2015 10:32

Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, was set to renew his 26 year grip on power on Sunday.

Politics

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete addressed a fundraising gala dinner in Ballito, north of Durban on Saturday night.
Xenophobic attacks have cost SA dearly: Mbete

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:55

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says South Africa is facing a daunting task of rebuilding relations with the rest of the world after xenophobic violence.

Business

Unions are up in arms over Anglo American Platinum's planned retrenchment.
Anglo retrenchments in N West a cause for concern

Sunday 26 April 2015 08:41

Almost 500 workers at Anglo American Platinum in North West will join the ranks of the unemployed next month.

Science

Solar power is set to become profitable in Japan.
Solar energy alternative for Japan

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:31

Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants in favour of solar energy.

Lifestyle

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Xenophobia has no place in SA: Madikizela-Mandela

Sunday 26 April 2015 06:42

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says she hopes the recent xenophobic attacks that claimed seven lives were the last to be witnessed in South Africa.

Sport

The ladies swim event was halved following a drop in temperature due to changing weather conditions.
Sufficiently moderate weather conditions for men’s triathlon in CT

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:49

Organisers of the World Triathlon in Cape Town say weather conditions for the men’s race are sufficiently moderate for all three stages, run, swim and cycle, to take place.

Opinion

Will 'magic' Molefe spot Eskom's BEE thieves?

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:50

The proponents of Eskom's BEE procurement policies are among the state-owned power monopoly's biggest thieves says energy analyst Ted Blom.

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 Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

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

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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