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The high traffic congestion during the Easter holidays claims lives every year.
The high traffic congestion during the Easter holidays claims lives every year. ( )

Ten killed in Free State crash

Ten people have been killed in an accident close to Bethlehem in the eastern Free State after a taxi collided with a truck transporting potatoes to a farm.

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Pistorius trial adjourns until May
Thursday 17 April 2014 16:22
Pistorius trial adjourns until May
Thursday 17 April 2014 16:22
Boys in court for teens' murder
Thursday 17 April 2014 14:52

South Africa

Pistorius trial adjourns until May

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:22

The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday until May 5.

Africa

Kenya's Equity Bank looks to telecoms to boost growth

Thursday 17 April 2014 15:23

Equity Bank of Kenya will launch a telecoms services arm in a bid to grow its market share in the fast-growing mobile phone-based financial services market, it said on Thursday.

World

The United Nations Security Council
International community urged to prevent genocides

Thursday 17 April 2014 12:00

UN Security Council has heard that tragedies in Syria, the CAR and South Sudan sadly show that the protection of populations from atrocities remains lagging and elusive.

Politics

Zuma wraps up Limpopo election campaigning trail

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:35

President Jacob Zuma has wrapped up his two-day election campaign in Limpopo by addressing a rally at the Bakenberg Stadium outside Mokopane.

Business

Oil slips towards $109 after 6-week high

Thursday 17 April 2014 14:00

Brent crude oil slipped towards $109 a barrel on Thursday.

Science

Broadband rollout saves C Town millions

Wednesday 16 April 2014 19:23

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, says the rollout of a broadband network has saved the city R117 million in costs.

Lifestyle

Land Rover to show-off future SUV design

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:09

Land Rover will reveal its design vision for a new family of premium leisure SUVs at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

Sport

Lions have not lost their drive to win: Whiteley

Thursday 17 April 2014 14:34

Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes the team has not lost any of their drive despite a losing patch in recent weeks with two consecutive defeats on home soil.

Opinion

Why spoil a vote?

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:29

Some people may believe that the ‘Vote No’campaign has missed the boat as most voters have already decided which political party they will vote for, writes Nkosikhulule Nyembezi.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

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.

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