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The WHO estimates that Africa needs at least 900 000 more health workers. ( )

Incentivise and keep African healthcare workers: UICC

The Union for International Cancer Control says health workers must be given proper incentives to stay on Africa's shores.

DA threatens court action on Nkandla delay
Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:25
DA threatens court action on Nkandla delay
Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:25
ANC compares EFF to rebel movement
Tuesday 29 July 2014 14:39
Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos
Tuesday 29 July 2014 13:56

South Africa

Fourth person dead after shooting at Cape Flats

Tuesday 29 July 2014 12:16

Deputy Police Minister, Maggie Sotyu, has confirmed that a fourth person has died following a shooting in Nyanga on the Cape Flats last Friday.

Africa

Fuel depot blaze out of control in Tripoli

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:26

A huge fuel depot near the international airport in Libya's capital Tripoli burned out of control on Tuesday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias.

World

 An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires towards the Gaza Strip.
Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

Tuesday 29 July 2014 07:28

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

Politics

IFP calls for investigation into KZN former Finance MEC

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:59

The Inkatha Freedom Party has called for an investigation into former KwaZulu-Natal Finance MEC Ina Cronje.

Business

E Cape SMMEs to benefit from newly-launched incubator

Tuesday 29 July 2014 16:22

Eastern Cape black Small Medium and Micro Enterprises have been given a boost with the launch of an incubator centre in Port Elizabeth.

Science

The International Union for Conservation of Nature says consumers are willing to pay high prices for pangolin meat.
Wealthy diners driving pangolin to extinction

Tuesday 29 July 2014 10:28

Some wild mammal species are being driven to extinction for their fur, hides, horns or tusks, but the pangolin, or scaly anteater, is being eaten out of existence by wealthy humans, the IUCN warned.

Lifestyle

Khoisan heritage preservation put under the spotlight

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:43

Khoisan heritage activists have met in George in the Southern Cape for discussions on the rights of indigenous people of South Africa.

Sport

Van der Merwe led from the start and clocked 11.65 seconds to secure the gold medal.
SA's Van der Merwe claims Commonwealth gold

Tuesday 29 July 2014 06:15

Gold for Fanie van der Merwe and silver for Charl du Toit in the 100m T37 was the South African highlight on the second night of athletics at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Opinion

How the Seriti Commission is failing

Monday 28 July 2014 12:19

The author looks at how the approach by the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal is undermining the public’s right to know.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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