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Twenty-year-old Mido Macia was already dead when he arrived at a hospital on 26 February 2013.
Twenty-year-old Mido Macia was already dead when he arrived at a hospital on 26 February 2013. ( )

Mido Marcia case postponed until Monday

The case against nine former policemen who allegedly dragged Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van has been postponed until Monday.

New shopping mall for Limpopo
Friday 31 July 2015 16:47
New shopping mall for Limpopo
Friday 31 July 2015 16:47
Highlights of the week's technology stories.
Highlights of the week's technology stories.

South Africa

‘Jozi FM DJ confessed to murdering girlfriend’

Friday 31 July 2015 17:10

A friend of Dolly Tshabalala, the late girlfriend of DJ Donald Sebolai, says she received a call from Sebolai confessing to the murder.


Zimbabwe second-hand imports ban prompts outcry

Friday 31 July 2015 08:32

The Zimbabwean government has announced a ban on the importation of second hand clothes and shoes intended for resale.


Palestine toddler burnt to death in West Bank

Friday 31 July 2015 17:00

A sleeping toddler was burned to death when suspected Jewish assailants set fire to two Palestinian homes in a West Bank village early on Friday.


Presidency announces Zuma's new acting spokesperson

Friday 31 July 2015 15:36

The Presidency has announced that its director of Media Liaison, Bongani Majola, will act as Spokesperson to President Jacob Zuma until further notice.


The fuel price is expected to go down by 49 cents a litre and the price of diesel by 70c/litre in August.
Anticipated fuel price drop could be short-lived

Friday 31 July 2015 14:21

Although an anticipated fuel and diesel price decrease will greatly help deeply indebted consumers, the relief might be only temporary, cautioned Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets on Friday.


Experts hope the vaccine will help in worst affected countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

Friday 31 July 2015 15:24

The world is for the first time on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola; the WHO said on Friday, as data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100% effective.


New shopping mall for Limpopo

Friday 31 July 2015 16:47

The second biggest shopping mall in Limpopo to be constructed in Thohoyandou.


Amazulu were relegated in the last season, for its preparation for National First Division.
AmaZulu resign from NFD

Friday 31 July 2015 17:09

AmaZulu have resigned from playing in the National First Division next season.


Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.


34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

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