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Tutu was hospitalised for the second time in a week after complaining of discomfort. ( )

Tutu's medical team satisfied, but he remains in hospital

Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, has undergone minor surgery to determine the status of an infection he has battled with for several weeks.

Pirates stun Chiefs in the Black Label Cup
Saturday 1 August 2015 18:30
Pirates stun Chiefs in the Black Label Cup
Saturday 1 August 2015 18:30
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)

South Africa

Tutu's medical team satisfied, but he remains in hospital

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:36

Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, has undergone minor surgery to determine the status of an infection he has battled with for several weeks.

Africa

Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout - army statement

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:27

Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

World

Three members of bin Laden family killed in UK jet crash-police

Saturday 1 August 2015 18:09

Three members of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British police said on Saturday.

Politics

Ses'khona calls for ‘discipline’ ahead of Lili’s bail application

Saturday 1 August 2015 16:51

Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement secretary general Loyiso Nkohla has called for discipline in the days leading up to leader Andile Lili’s court appearance on Wednesday.

Business

PG Group dismisses liquidation reports

Saturday 1 August 2015 14:58

The Platinum Group dismissed reports that it has been placed in liquidation.

Science

Naledi Pandor has launched National Science Week at the North West University's Mahikeng Campus.
Pandor praises strides made by women in science

Saturday 1 August 2015 14:09

On this first day of Women's Month, Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor, has applauded strides made by young women in the fields of science and technology.

Lifestyle

R&B Star Lattimore pulls out of Nelson Mandela Bay Cultural Festival

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:43

The inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay Cultural Festival scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Port Elizabeth is embroiled in controversy over the non-payment of artists.

Sport

Pirates stun Chiefs in the Black Label Cup

Saturday 1 August 2015 18:30

Orlando Pirates have once again emerged victorious in the Carling Black Label Cup after defeating Kaizer Chiefs 4-3 in penalties.

Opinion

The debate over Cecil the lion should be about conservation.

Saturday 1 August 2015 10:00

Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death.

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.

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”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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