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Corporal punishment was abolished in South Africa nearly 20 years ago. ( )

Pupil loses eye after beating from teacher

A learner at Ndindi Primary School in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape has lost his eye after he was allegedly beaten with a stick on the head by his teacher.

IFP winning back 'lost' members
Monday 25 May 2015 07:45
IFP winning back 'lost' members
Monday 25 May 2015 07:45
South Africans are not xenophobic: Zuma
Monday 25 May 2015 06:51
Bafana Bafana crash out at first hurdle
Monday 25 May 2015 06:06

South Africa

Derby-Lewis tries medical parole again

Monday 25 May 2015 09:11

Clive Derby-Lewis's bid for medical parole has been set down as a special motion and will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

Africa

South Africans are not xenophobic: Zuma

Monday 25 May 2015 06:51

Monday marks the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), the fore-runner to the African Union (AU) which was launched in 2002.

World

'Iraqi forces lacked will to fight Islamic State'

Monday 25 May 2015 07:45

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday said Iraqi forces showed no will to fight against Islamic State militants during the fall of Ramadi a week ago.

Politics

IFP winning back 'lost' members

Monday 25 May 2015 07:45

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) says it is regaining members who had left to join other political parties.

Business

MTN closes call centre due to strike

Monday 25 May 2015 05:45

MTN's call centre has been closed as the strike over pay and bonuses at the company continued.

Science

No shortage of essential medication in SA: Health Minister

Sunday 24 May 2015 20:25

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi held a conference in Pretoria where he assured South Africans that there is no shortage of essential medicines in the country.

Lifestyle

Mathematician who inspired "A Beautiful Mind", killed in car crash

Monday 25 May 2015 05:43

Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose long time struggle with mental illness inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind", was killed in a car crash.

Sport

Bafana Bafana crash out at first hurdle

Monday 25 May 2015 06:06

Bafana Bafana crashed out of the Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Cup at the quarterfinal stage 7-6 in sudden death penalties to Botswana at Moruleng Stadium, in Rustenburg, on Sunday.

Opinion

Hundreds of people have gathered at the University of Pretoria in Mamelodi to celebrate Africa Day.
Africa needs to be mentally decolonised: Ntuli

Sunday 24 May 2015 12:11

Monday marks Africa Day and several events have been taking place since Saturday leading to the day.

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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