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Number of initiates who die during the circumcision period has dropped significantly this year compared to last year, in Eastern Cape. ( )

Circumcision death toll drops in Eastern Cape

Fikile Xasa says the number of initiates who die during the circumcision period has dropped significantly this year compared to last year.

The figure is less than half the lives lost on the province's roads this time last year.
30 killed on Mpumalanga roads so far
Saturday 20 December 2014 18:23
The bodies of the men, aged between 25 and 40, were found on a dump site at Joostenberg Vlakte.
Suspect in Kraaifontein horror murder not off hook
Saturday 20 December 2014 16:22
The figure is less than half the lives lost on the province's roads this time last year.
30 killed on Mpumalanga roads so far
Saturday 20 December 2014 18:23
The bodies of the men, aged between 25 and 40, were found on a dump site at Joostenberg Vlakte.
Suspect in Kraaifontein horror murder not off hook
Saturday 20 December 2014 16:22
Miss World asks SA to "journey" with her
Saturday 20 December 2014 13:03

South Africa

Circumcision death toll drops in Eastern Cape

Sunday 21 December 2014 06:59

Fikile Xasa says the number of initiates who die during the circumcision period has dropped significantly this year compared to last year.

Africa

The Liberia elections were postponed after concerns over the Ebola virus.
Liberians elect new senators

Saturday 20 December 2014 19:56

Liberians went to the polls on Saturday to elect the country's new senators. Fifteen seats are up for grabs and 139 candidates are contesting the election.

World

Gunman with possible revenge in mind kills two NYC police officers

Sunday 21 December 2014 06:35

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said.

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

'Holiday makers will be safe on KZN beaches': Police

Saturday 20 December 2014 18:24

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have deployed over 2000 officers to ensure holiday makers are safe.

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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