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The fire has destroyed over 4 000 hectares of land since Sunday.
The fire has destroyed over 4 000 hectares of land since Sunday. ( )

City asks for more assistance to fight raging Cape fires

The City of Cape Town has called-up all off-duty fire personnel and requested additional aircraft to assist in putting out mountain fires in the South Peninsula.

Agang Parliamentary Leader Andries Tlouamma withdrew the motion in Parliament.
Opposition parties slam Agang
Tuesday 3 March 2015 21:14
Ambassador Francis Deng says it is important to ask whether sanctions are a punishment for failure to make peace or an inducement for peace.
UN establishes sanctions for South Sudan
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:56
Agang Parliamentary Leader Andries Tlouamma withdrew the motion in Parliament.
Opposition parties slam Agang
Tuesday 3 March 2015 21:14
Ambassador Francis Deng says it is important to ask whether sanctions are a punishment for failure to make peace or an inducement for peace.
UN establishes sanctions for South Sudan
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:56
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.
Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth’s case
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:50
Finance MEC Barbara Creecy announced in her address that the biggest chunk of the budget will go toward education and health.
Mixed reaction over Gauteng 2015/16 budget
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:48

South Africa

He says that it is unfortunate that when residents began to protest, they were unaware that this type of project was already on the books.
Limpopo protesters promised tarred road

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:42

Addressing hundreds of protesting residents of Ga-Phasha and Mampuru villages, the Premier promised contractors will start work on abandoned road projects next month.

Africa

Ambassador Francis Deng says it is important to ask whether sanctions are a punishment for failure to make peace or an inducement for peace.
UN establishes sanctions for South Sudan

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:56

The UN Security Council has established a mechanism that would allow it to impose targeted sanctions against individuals it deems to be undermining the peace, security and stability of South Sudan.

World

The president has rejected requests from at least 16 convicted drug traffickers since he took office in October.
Indonesian president rejects clemency requests from drug traffickers

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:28

Indonesian President, Joko Widodo has rejected clemency requests from at least 16 convicted drug traffickers since he took office in October last year.

Politics

Agang Parliamentary Leader Andries Tlouamma withdrew the motion in Parliament.
Opposition parties slam Agang

Tuesday 3 March 2015 21:14

South African political parties have criticised Agang SA for its withdrawal of the motion of no confidence debate against President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday.

Business

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.
Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth’s case

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:50

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in the SARB's application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.

Science

the Facts trial, conducted at sites across South Africa, has shown that the Tenofovir gel only partially protects women against HIV
New HIV prevention control trial proves different

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:54

Results of a new trial in HIV prevention control in women, disproves Tenofovir gel trial conducted by Caprisa.

Lifestyle

SANParks targets youth on anti-rhino poaching drive

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:45

In a bid to fight rhino poaching, the South African National Parks (SANParks) has decided to educate young people about the dangers of rhino poaching.

Sport

Ivory Coast hero Barry retires from internationals

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:12

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry has announced his retirement from international football a month after his heroics helped his country win the African Nations Cup.

Opinion

'Poor not to blame for non-payment of services'

Tuesday 3 March 2015 12:05

Service delivery protests have become a part of life in South Africa. However many communities in South Africa, are not willing to pay for the services that they are receiving.

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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