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The five were in possession of eight luggage bags and four backpacks. When they saw SARS officials, he said they fled to the boarding gate entrance. ( )

Five nabbed over undeclared currency in OR Tambo

Five people were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport after being found with undeclared currency totalling R23 million, as well as a further $3.77m (R50.2m).

Helen Zille,says a national blackout would cause collapse of essential services .
W Cape shields itself from blackouts
Monday 31 August 2015 18:21
Helen Zille,says a national blackout would cause collapse of essential services .
W Cape shields itself from blackouts
Monday 31 August 2015 18:21
Govt in bid to reduce road deaths
Monday 31 August 2015 17:40
The status of women in the SA economy
The status of women in the SA economy

South Africa

Number of fathers receiving child support grants on the rise

Monday 31 August 2015 19:11

The number of fathers receiving child support grants is on the increase. The South African Social Services (SASSA) says the figure now stands at 28 000.


Zim govt to lay off thousands of workers - report

Monday 31 August 2015 19:23

The Zimbabwean government is reportedly set to fire thousands of civil servants as it seeks to reduce its wage bill.


Afghan police investigate gas poisoning at girls' school

Monday 31 August 2015 16:02

More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said.


NFP will be going into election divided after faction claiming to be National working committee.
Mudsliding ensues in NFP over media statements

Monday 31 August 2015 17:53

The National Freedom Party (NFP) leadership has accused Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi's spokesperson, Canaan Mdletshe, of issuing divisive media statements using the name of the ailing party leader.


South Africa sits on close to 80 % of the world’s known reserves of platinum.
South Africa seals mining jobs deal, proposes platinum plan

Monday 31 August 2015 15:49

South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a broad plan on Monday to stem wave of job losses triggered by falling commodity prices and soaring costs.


A grabber  is able to disrupt network connection in an area thus preventing communication among people.
Hawks probe use of surveillance machines in crime

Monday 31 August 2015 10:35

South Africa is battling a huge security threat with high-technology spy gadgets which have found themselves in the wrong hands.


Turning passions into profits

Monday 31 August 2015 16:53

The efforts of young, ambitious and passion driven women continue to be recognised and celebrated in South Africa.


India look set to claim victory over Sri Lanka

Monday 31 August 2015 18:50

India looks set to claim a series win over neighbours Sri Lanka after day four of the third and final cricket test in Colombo.


'ANA's court bid on Boks stands no chance'

Monday 31 August 2015 12:35

The SABC’s Deputy Sports Editor, Janet Whitton, says she doesn’t believe the Agency for New Agenda (ANA)’s urgent court application against the Springboks will succeed.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the trial of Oscar Pistorius.


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

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

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