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Pierre Korkie was killed during an attempt by US special forces to free him from Al-Qaeda captors in Yemen on December 6.
Pierre Korkie was killed during an attempt by US special forces to free him from Al-Qaeda captors in Yemen on December 6. ( )

Korkie family will use donation for a ‘fresh start’

The R1.7 million that was raised to help kidnap victim Pierre Korkie and his family after his expected release in Yemen, will now assist his widow and children start afresh.

Up to 36 baby elephants plus lions and sables are being captured in Hwange National Park for export overseas.
Furore over possible baby elephants move
Saturday 20 December 2014 14:30
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a fact finding mission on Ebola in the West of Africa.
UN chief praises Ebola nurses
Saturday 20 December 2014 14:23
Up to 36 baby elephants plus lions and sables are being captured in Hwange National Park for export overseas.
Furore over possible baby elephants move
Saturday 20 December 2014 14:30
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a fact finding mission on Ebola in the West of Africa.
UN chief praises Ebola nurses
Saturday 20 December 2014 14:23
Miss World asks SA to "journey" with her
Saturday 20 December 2014 13:03
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

South Africa

Pierre Korkie was killed during an attempt by US special forces to free him from Al-Qaeda captors in Yemen on December 6.
Korkie family will use donation for a ‘fresh start’

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:43

The R1.7 million that was raised to help kidnap victim Pierre Korkie and his family after his expected release in Yemen, will now assist his widow and children start afresh.

Africa

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a fact finding mission on Ebola in the West of Africa.
UN chief praises Ebola nurses

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:23

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

World

There were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island: USGS

Saturday 20 December 2014 15:18

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island on Saturday.

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

Up to 36 baby elephants plus lions and sables are being captured in Hwange National Park for export overseas.
Furore over possible baby elephants move

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:30

There is controversy over the possible export of baby elephants despite Zimbabwean authorities maintaining that they abide by international treaties when sending live animals abroad.

Lifestyle

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.

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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