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Former Blue Bulls player Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana was sentenced to five life sentences in the Durban High Court on Friday.
Friday 19 December 2014 13:05
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The chief of the most powerful Tuareg tribe in northern Mali died on Thursday, signalling a change of leadership as Tuareg separatists are locked in peace talks with the government.
Friday 19 December 2014 09:54
Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns.
Friday 19 December 2014 09:06
Agang SA on Thursday filed papers in the Constitutional Court asking that a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma be voted on by way of secret ballot, the party said.
Friday 19 December 2014 11:37
Copper futures edged higher on Friday on the possibility of a supply disruption in Africa and higher oil prices.
Friday 19 December 2014 06:47
Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem-cell treatment.
Friday 19 December 2014 12:54
During the festive season, most people just think of giving presents to their family and loved ones. Often those who cannot speak for themselves are the ones who suffer the most during this time.
Friday 19 December 2014 07:00
Despite notching up the highest score for a South African captain on home soil, Hashim Amla says his main motivation is always to ensure the Proteas got into a good position.
Friday 19 December 2014 12:40
Labour analyst Michael Bagraim says the citizens of the country have lost confidence in the South African Revenue Service due to incompetency in the tax system.
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