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Strong winds in Cape Town are preventing fire fighters from stopping the fire.
Strong winds in Cape Town are preventing firefighters from stopping the fire. ( )

Firefighters continue to battle raging fires in Cape Town

Plans are underway to bring in an additional 250 firefighters from the Eastern Cape and Free State to help fight the fires that are raging in the Western Cape.

According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle appears to have rolled and uniformed police officers lay strewn next to the road.
One dead and 14 injured in police accident
Monday 2 March 2015 17:39
Bomb disposal units and dog units swept Clearwater Mall on Monday.
Business back to normal at Clearwater Mall
Monday 2 March 2015 17:28
According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle appears to have rolled and uniformed police officers lay strewn next to the road.
One dead and 14 injured in police accident
Monday 2 March 2015 17:39
Bomb disposal units and dog units swept Clearwater Mall on Monday.
Business back to normal at Clearwater Mall
Monday 2 March 2015 17:28
The charges relate to the alleged illegal rendition of four Zimbabweans in November 2010.
Four Hawks members face suspension
Monday 2 March 2015 15:26

South Africa

According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle appears to have rolled and uniformed police officers lay strewn next to the road.
One dead and 14 injured in police accident

Monday 2 March 2015 17:39

One person died and 14 were injured in an accident on the N7 near the Vissershoek turn-off in the Western Cape.

Africa

President Hifikepunye Pohamba has been recognised for his contribution to Namibia’s national cohesion.
Namibia's president wins 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize

Monday 2 March 2015 16:05

Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leadership.

World

US Secretary of State John Kerry says US will defend Israel against efforts to isolate it.
Kerry rebukes UN Rights Council as "obsessed" with Israel

Monday 2 March 2015 15:20

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused the United Nations Human Rights Council of being obsessed by allegations of Israeli abuses.

Politics

The Democratic Alliance is concerned about the lack of water supply in KwaZulu-Natal.
DA launches "No water - No life" campaign

Monday 2 March 2015 14:49

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has launched a "No water - No life" campaign in which it will petition the legislature to declare a crisis with regard to water and infrastructure decay in the province.

Business

 Medupi Power Station’s five other units will be synchronised in the coming three months.
Medupi unit six producing power: Eskom

Monday 2 March 2015 14:07

Unit six at Eskom's newly-built Medupi Power Station in Limpopo produced power for the first time on Monday, the parastatal said.

Science

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle Apple

Monday 2 March 2015 06:13

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal.

Lifestyle

Dr Seuss writing has become some of the most-quoted globally as messages of inspiration
International Dr Seuss Day celebrated

Monday 2 March 2015 15:35

Internationally, 2 March is celebrated as International Dr Seuss Day, a commemoration of the birthday of author Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Sport

Commonwealth Games Bid Committee says the games will boost Durban’s economy.
Durban formally lodges bid to host Commonwealth Games

Monday 2 March 2015 17:55

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place on 18 July, Mandela Day, should Durban get the nod to host the Games.

Opinion

Somadoda Fikeni says fraudulent qualification is worrying among officials in South Africa.
'Fraudulent qualifications give SA a bad name'

Monday 2 March 2015 11:20

Political analyst Professor Somadoda Fikeni says fraudulent qualifications among officials is worrying.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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