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The ECB froze a vital financial lifeline following the breakdown of bailout talks between Athens and its foreign creditors. ( )

Greek banks to stay closed at least until Friday

Greece's banks will stay closed at least until Friday, banking sources said, as the country tries to reopen bailout negotiations with official creditors and save its financial system from collapse.

Greece votes No: experts respond
Monday 6 July 2015 19:10

South Africa

E Cape women’s forum seeks to clarify their role in male circumcision

Monday 6 July 2015 19:21

Women's forum, Imbumba Yamakhosikazi Akomkhulu, has embarked on an awareness campaign to clarify the role women can play in the circumcision ritual.

Africa

Mozambique burns seized ivory in anti-poaching drive

Monday 6 July 2015 20:08

Mozambique burned 2.5 tonnes of seized ivory and rhino horn on Monday as part of a campaign to end an illicit trade.

World

Greek banks to stay closed at least until Friday

Monday 6 July 2015 20:30

Greece's banks will stay closed at least until Friday, banking sources said, as the country tries to reopen bailout negotiations with official creditors and save its financial system from collapse.

Politics

Modise wants ConCourt to rule on presiding officers' powers

Monday 6 July 2015 15:58

Thandi Modise wants the Constitutional Court to give the final word on how much powers a court has to interfere with decisions by presiding officers in Parliament.

Business

Unions reject tabled wage offers during gold sector talks

Monday 6 July 2015 20:17

Gold sector unions AMCU, NUM, Solidarity, and UASA have rejected the various wage offers put on the table.

Science

New Horizons space probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto

Monday 6 July 2015 10:05

NASA scientists were working on Sunday to revive the New Horizons space craft after it suffered a computer malfunction just nine days before it was due to fly past Pluto.

Lifestyle

The late David Masondo, was a lead singer and composer of many hit songs of the kings of mbhaqanga music, the Soul Brothers
Masondo's passing leaves music industry poorer

Monday 6 July 2015 14:34

The death of Soul Brothers co-founder, David Masondo, has left the music industry poorer, a revelation that comes to the fore as condolences continue to pour in after his passing.

Sport

Rodriguez wins Tour de France third stage

Monday 6 July 2015 20:27

Spain's Joaquin Rodriguez won Monday's dramatic third stage over 159 point 5 kilometres of the Tour de France in Belgium.

Opinion

Greece votes No: experts respond

Monday 6 July 2015 19:10

The Greek people have voted, saying a resounding No to the terms of the bailout deal offered by their international creditors. What will this mean for Greece, the euro and the future of the EU?

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

Marikana

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”.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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