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A fire swept through about forty shacks late last night at the Orcanic informal settlement in Alexandra.
A fire swept through about forty shacks late last night at the Orcanic informal settlement in Alexandra. ( )

Man dies in Alexandra fire

A man was killed after a fire swept through about forty shacks late last night at the Orcanic informal settlement in Alexandra.

The bronze metal statue portrays the Oubaas, as he was affectionately known, in his military uniform on his horse named "Charley".
Family humbled by Jan Smuts honour
Sunday 21 September 2014 08:35
UN Women launches 'HeFORShe' campaign
Sunday 21 September 2014 08:26
The bronze metal statue portrays the Oubaas, as he was affectionately known, in his military uniform on his horse named "Charley".
Family humbled by Jan Smuts honour
Sunday 21 September 2014 08:35
UN Women launches 'HeFORShe' campaign
Sunday 21 September 2014 08:26
The Sharks levelled the scores when fullback SP Marais saw both his long-range efforts from more than 50 metres out  go over the crossbar.
Sharks overcome Bulls in Pretoria
Sunday 21 September 2014 08:04
Boko Haram stormed the north-eastern town of Mainok on Friday, sparking a gun battle that killed at least 36 people.
At least 36 killed in Nigerian shootout
Sunday 21 September 2014 07:29
Mxolisi Nxasana says there should not be political interference in the NPA.
Mxolisi Nxasana says there should not be political interference in the NPA.

South Africa

A fire swept through about forty shacks late last night at the Orcanic informal settlement in Alexandra.
Man dies in Alexandra fire

Sunday 21 September 2014 09:34

A man was killed after a fire swept through about forty shacks late last night at the Orcanic informal settlement in Alexandra.

Africa

Boko Haram stormed the north-eastern town of Mainok on Friday, sparking a gun battle that killed at least 36 people.
At least 36 killed in Nigerian shootout

Sunday 21 September 2014 07:29

Fighters from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram stormed the northeastern town of Mainok on Friday, sparking a gun battle that killed at least 36 people and continued into Saturday.

World

UN Women launches 'HeFORShe' campaign

Sunday 21 September 2014 08:26

UN Women has launched a campaign that places men at the centre of activism to end persistent inequalities faced by women and girls around the world.

Politics

Vusi Pikoli says the recent attacks against the Public Protector’s office is a shame.
Pikoli laments attacks on Chapter Nine Institutions

Sunday 21 September 2014 07:30

Former NPA boss, Vusi Pikoli has decried what he refers to as constant attacks on the Chapter Nine Institutions.

Business

SACP Deputy General Secretary Jeremy Cronin is concerned about unemployment in the country.
More funds needed for job creation: SACP

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:10

Less money is being spent on job creation and the economy needs to be restructured.

Science

SA’s UAVs are flying high

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:47

There is a growing international market for both civilian and military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and South Africa is no exception.

Lifestyle

The bronze metal statue portrays the Oubaas, as he was affectionately known, in his military uniform on his horse named "Charley".
Family humbled by Jan Smuts honour

Sunday 21 September 2014 08:35

A statue of former South African prime minister, Jan Christiaan Smuts, has been unveiled at the historic President Paul Kruger farm at Boekenhoutfontein near Rustenburg.

Sport

The Sharks levelled the scores when fullback SP Marais saw both his long-range efforts from more than 50 metres out  go over the crossbar.
Sharks overcome Bulls in Pretoria

Sunday 21 September 2014 08:04

 The Sharks kept their Currie Cup hopes alive by overcoming the Blue Bulls 26-15 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.

Opinion

This year's theme is: Celebrating 20 years of democracy: Tell your story  that moves South Africa Forward".
Heritage Day and its commercialization

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:19

Many South Africans are already planning how they will observe Heritage Day on September 24.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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