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Rolene Strauss has asked South Africa to support her in her new role as Miss World. ( )

Miss World asks SA to "journey" with her

Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss on Saturday called on South Africans to support her through her tenure.

SA roads claiming lives
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:54
Four Iranian tankers have discharged cargoes of gasoline products in the last two months in Syria's ports, traders said.
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:45
The North West's Lehurutshe leadership maintains that Dinoka residents played a very vital role in fighting for democracy
North West honours Bahurutshe struggle heroes
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:37
SA roads claiming lives
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:54
Four Iranian tankers have discharged cargoes of gasoline products in the last two months in Syria's ports, traders said.
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:45
The North West's Lehurutshe leadership maintains that Dinoka residents played a very vital role in fighting for democracy
North West honours Bahurutshe struggle heroes
Saturday 20 December 2014 12:37
Comedian Tats Nkonzo on his Switzerland tour
Saturday 20 December 2014 11:33
The Israeli strikes struck in the Khan Younis area in the southern Gaza Strip
Israel bombs Gaza militant base
Saturday 20 December 2014 10:02

South Africa

Miss World asks SA to "journey" with her

Saturday 20 December 2014 13:03

Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss on Saturday called on South Africans to support her through her tenure.

Africa

UN's Ban Ki-Moon begins visit to Ebola-hit countries

Saturday 20 December 2014 08:29

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Sierra Leone and urges West Africans to set aside traditional practices to help end the Ebola outbreak.

World

The Israeli strikes struck in the Khan Younis area in the southern Gaza Strip
Israel bombs Gaza militant base

Saturday 20 December 2014 10:02

Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day

Politics

The act seeks to promote a high standard of professional ethics in the public administration.
Zuma signs law prohibiting public servants doing business with state

Friday 19 December 2014 20:28

Public servants doing business with the state will be prohibited by law. This, after President Jacob Zuma signed into law the Public Administration Management Act, 2014.

Business

Four Iranian tankers have discharged cargoes of gasoline products in the last two months in Syria's ports, traders said.
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop

Saturday 20 December 2014 12:45

Oil production in Syria, which is under US and European sanctions, has dropped sharply since the start of the conflict and as insurgents have taken over energy installations.

Science

Songbirds fly coop long before tornadoes arrive in US

Saturday 20 December 2014 10:11

The storm killed 35 people but the warblers were already long gone, flying up to 1,500 km to avoid the storm.

Lifestyle

C Town, Durban to celebrate festive season in music, comedy

Saturday 20 December 2014 11:53

People can enjoy live music in Durban and some seriously funny comedy acts in Cape Town this festive season.

Sport

Accolades pour in for Lakers' Bryant

Saturday 20 December 2014 09:42

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has often been a polarizing figure during his illustrious NBA career, criticized by some for being too selfish.

Opinion

Can Africa turn the "curse" of big animals into an economic blessing?

Saturday 20 December 2014 12:16

For many outsiders, Africa's big animals are among the natural wonders of the world and a major tourist draw but for Africans they are a curse.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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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