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Airbnb has 9 400 homes listed with the service in South Africa, an increase of 138% over the last 12 months. ( )

Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

Obama addressed AU Commission on Tuesday a meeting President Mugabe did not attend.
Mugabe not scheduled to attend AU meeting
Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:45
Police tied Mido Macia to the back of a van and dragged him through the streets of Daveyton.
Macia case set to resume
Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:32

South Africa

Panayiotou lawyers may approach the Supreme Court

Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:56

The legal team of murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou has indicated that they may approach the Supreme Court of Appeal to try and get him bail.

Africa

Obama addressed AU Commission on Tuesday a meeting President Mugabe did not attend.
Mugabe not scheduled to attend AU meeting

Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:45

Zimbabwe says current Chairperson of the African Union, President Robert Mugabe, was not scheduled to attend the African Union meeting.

World

 Leader of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi  Malik Ishaq speaks during an interview with Reuters at his home in Rahim Yar Khan in southern Punjab province.
Pakistan police kill leader of banned sectarian group

Wednesday 29 July 2015 07:30

Pakistani police killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, his two sons and 11 others on Wednesday.

Politics

Parliament Committee adopts interim rules

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:43

Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted interim rules of the National Assembly relating to disruption in the chamber.

Business

Petro SA needs a rescue plan

Wednesday 29 July 2015 07:20

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Energy wants the entire board of Petro SA to resign and be reconstituted to rescue the state oil company.

Science

Today is World Hepatitis Day

Tuesday 28 July 2015 11:42

Today is World Hepatitis Day and the SA National Blood Service (SANBS) is calling on all citizens, especially those who intend donating blood, to ensure that they get tested.

Lifestyle

American accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:25

Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American tourist of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe.

Sport

Clive Rice was a hugely respected fast-medium bowler who claimed 930 wickets at an average of 22.49 in a career.
Flags fly at half mast at Cricket SA for Clive Rice

Wednesday 29 July 2015 07:16

The flags at Cricket South Africa's offices in Johannesburg and at Trent Bridge in Nottingham hung at half-mast in tribute to one of the greatest all-rounders of all time, the late Clive Rice.

Opinion

The Financial Times newspaper has been bought by Japanese media house Nikkei. Does the ownership of a newspaper make a difference? It certainly does.
Newspaper ownership: political influence trumps the promise of profits

Tuesday 28 July 2015 16:37

The Financial Times, one of the great global journalism institutions, has been sold by the Pearson Group to the Japanese media company Nikkei.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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