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Ms Taljaard is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. ( )

President Zuma accepts Taljaard's resignation

President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation of Ms Raenette Taljaard as Commissioner of the IEC.

Proteas batsman, AB de Villiers, says the victory is a great turnaround after loss at the MCG.
It all comes down to hard work for De Villiers
Friday 27 February 2015 15:40

South Africa

Boy shot dead in Mpumalanga protest

Friday 27 February 2015 15:27

A 15-year-old boy was shot dead, allegedly by police, during a service delivery protest between Acornhoek and Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga.


Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for act

Friday 27 February 2015 18:31

A Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing.


China censorship sweep deletes more than 60 000 Internet accounts

Friday 27 February 2015 15:24

Some of China's largest Internet companies deleted more than 60 000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations due to take effect on Sunday.


President Zuma accepts Taljaard's resignation

Friday 27 February 2015 17:45

President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation of Ms Raenette Taljaard as Commissioner of the IEC.


Buffett, a cheerleader for America, takes his checkbook abroad

Friday 27 February 2015 17:24

Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity."


Going to the game? Pack earplugs and lose the vuvuzela: WHO

Friday 27 February 2015 17:51

Sports fans risk having their hearing ruined by vuvuzela trumpets and deliberate attempts to increase stadium noise and they need to start seeing earplugs as something cool.


Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscars dress stolen from hotel

Friday 27 February 2015 14:32

The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Academy Awards has been stolen, police said on Thursday.


Chiefs, Sundowns look to seal CAF first round spots

Friday 27 February 2015 18:02

South African soccer giants Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will be looking to book their spots in the CAF Champions League first round.


Budget 2015 exposes SA's poor economic policy making agenda

Thursday 26 February 2015 13:36

Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen argues that Budget 2015’s central failure is the absence of showing leadership in prioritising a clear programme for South Africa.

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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