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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela wrote to President Jacob Zuma, asking him to respond to her report on the security upgrades at his private Nkandla home. ( )

Don’t blame media for ANC, Madonsela spat: Tsedu

The media has not interfered nor created any drama in the recent spat between the office of the Public Protector and the African National Congress.

Cold weather hits KZN
Friday 29 August 2014 09:43
Syrian refugees top 3 million: UN
Friday 29 August 2014 08:15
Cold weather hits KZN
Friday 29 August 2014 09:43
Syrian refugees top 3 million: UN
Friday 29 August 2014 08:15

South Africa

Cold weather hits KZN

Friday 29 August 2014 09:43

Rain is expected over most areas of KwaZulu-Natal on Friday while snow is falling in some parts of the Drakensberg and southern part of the province.

Africa

World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward speaks during a press briefing on WHO's strategy to combat Ebola, at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva August 28, 2014.
Ebola outbreak could infect 20 000 people: WHO

Friday 29 August 2014 05:53

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. health agency said on Thursday.

World

Syrian refugees top 3 million: UN

Friday 29 August 2014 08:15

Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said.

Politics

Let Madonsela do her work: Tutu

Friday 29 August 2014 06:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu on Thursday appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.

Business

"Absa's Home Owners Policy does in fact cover damage caused by mining-related earth tremors," spokesperson Dante Mashile said.
Absa will cover quake damage

Friday 29 August 2014 06:42

Absa will cover claims for damages caused by the recent earthquake in the North West, the bank said on Thursday.

Science

Mandla Maseko motivates learners to follow their dreams.
First black South African going to space inspires learners

Friday 29 August 2014 07:45

The first black South African going in to space, Mandla Maseko, visited his former school to celebrate his birthday on Thursday.

Lifestyle

Bokkie was one of two sub-antarctic fur seals that were rehabilitated at Bayworld after they washed up on Eastern Cape beaches.
Rehabilitated seal doing well despite rough seas

Friday 29 August 2014 06:19

The sub-antarctic seal, named Bokkie that was released into the ocean near Port Elizabeth a month ago, has already travelled almost three thousand kilometres.

Sport

Federer, Sharapova take centre stage but eyes on Venus

Friday 29 August 2014 06:17

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova will take centre stage at the US Open on Friday.

Opinion

Don’t blame media for ANC, Madonsela spat: Tsedu

Friday 29 August 2014 09:05

The media has not interfered nor created any drama in the recent spat between the office of the Public Protector and the African National Congress.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

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.

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