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Xenophobic attacks have left at least seven dead and displaced thousands in the past three weeks. ( )

Hundreds of Zimbabweans repatriated in wake of xenophobic attacks

Since Sunday, the Zimbabwean embassy has repatriated 407 of the country’s nationals who wanted to return home because of the xenophobic violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding
Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:35
Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding
Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:35
The tournament will be a World Cup-style competition, consisting of four pools of four teams each.
CSA launches Africa T20 Cup
Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:05
Countdown to Youth Hip Hop Festival begins
Tuesday 21 April 2015 13:47

South Africa

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:35

Power utility, Eskom has announced that it would implement stage 1 load shedding from 5pm on Tuesday and was expecting it to last until 10pm.  

Africa

The court’s 20-year prison decision on Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders can be appealed.
Egypt court sentences Morsi to 20 years

Tuesday 21 April 2015 12:15

An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 Muslim Brotherhood leaders, including ousted President Mohamed Morsi, to 20 years in prison without parole, for the killing of protesters in December 2012.

World

Clinton floats tax-code changes as she campaigns in New Hampshire

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:04

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Monday she would consider changes to the US tax code.

Politics

Mantashe hails late Xhosa chief Maqoma

Tuesday 21 April 2015 09:05

African National Congress Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says modern leaders cannot tell a story of resistance without reference to Chief Jong Umsobomvu Maqoma.

Business

Rand on backfoot as Greece woes hit EM

Tuesday 21 April 2015 11:45

The rand slipped to near a one-week low early on Tuesday as the US dollar recovered recent losses.

Science

SA joins new global TB vaccine research partnership

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:48

2015 will see the development of a new Global TB Vaccine Partnership (GTBV) in a quest to advance clinical candidates for further research and development to prevent and treat Tuberculosis.

Lifestyle

Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston: lawyer

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:09

Bobbi Kristina Brown, is expected to live a long life but her prognosis remains unclear, an attorney for her father says.

Sport

The tournament will be a World Cup-style competition, consisting of four pools of four teams each.
CSA launches Africa T20 Cup

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:05

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday launched the 16-team Africa T20 Cup which will be the African curtain-raiser to the 2015-16 season.

Opinion

'King Zwelithini's imbizo was a defining intervention'

Tuesday 21 April 2015 07:35

Analyst Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi unpacks Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s anti-xenophobic imbizo and reiterates the call for peace.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

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

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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