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Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, speaking on Africa Day celebrations. ( )

Africa day aims to regenerate continent: Mthetwa

Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, says one on the reasons Africans should celebrate African Day is for ‘Africa to regenerate herself.’

Banyana beat Gabon in Olympics qualifier
Sunday 24 May 2015 09:11

South Africa

Man dies after truck tyre explodes

Sunday 24 May 2015 07:35

A man was killed after the tyre of a truck exploded as he was trying to change it on the R54 near Fochville, paramedics said on Saturday.

Africa

The Nigerian army has freed more than 700 women held by Boko Haram in recent weeks but the Chibok girls have not been among them.
Nigeria army kills Boko Haram militants, rescues 20 women and children

Sunday 24 May 2015 08:28

Nigeria's armed forces killed scores of Boko Haram militants and rescued 20 women and children as part of an operation in the Sambisa forest.

World

Lending terms are humiliating – Greece PM

Saturday 23 May 2015 19:39

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told leaders of the governing Radical Left Coalition that Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long lasting" deal with its lenders, but not on "humiliating terms."

Politics

The ANC says it sends its condolences to the Mayson family.
ANC pays tribute to Reverend Cedric Mayson

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:18

The ANC on Sunday expressed its sadness at the death of Reverend Cedric Radcliffe Mayson, who played a key role in the anti-apartheid struggle as well as in the faith community in South Africa.

Business

Limpopo residents went on a rampage and set alight a truck and several electrical poles at Anglo Platinum's Twickenham mine outside Burgersfort.
Limpopo police probe arson, public violence case at Anglo

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:56

Limpopo police are investigating cases of arson and public violence at Anglo Platinum's Twickenham mine outside Burgersfort.

Science

Study reveals tiny plankton “not just whale food”

Saturday 23 May 2015 19:46

Scientists unveiled the most comprehensive analysis ever undertaken of the world's ocean plankton, the organisms that serve as food for marine creatures but also provide half the oxygen we breathe.

Lifestyle

Africa day aims to regenerate continent: Mthethwa

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:33

Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, says one on the reasons Africans should celebrate African Day is for ‘Africa to regenerate herself.’

Sport

Stormers beat  Rebels 31-15 at Newlands in Cape Town.
Stormers on top of Super Rugby standings after win

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:45

A 31-15 home victory for the Stormers over the Rebels at Newlands on Saturday took them back to the top of the South African conference in the Super Rugby standings.

Opinion

The 89-year-old struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Mompati died last week at Two Military Hospital in Cape Town.
ANC women stalwarts pay tribute to Dr Mompati

Saturday 23 May 2015 10:47

Women leaders in the ANC have paid tribute to the late struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Mompati.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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