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African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has warned alliance partners of plans by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to dislodge government.
Saturday 30 August 2014 19:37
Pro-Palestinian lobby group Boycott, Divestment Sanctions in South Africa (BDS South Africa), has held a national day of protest against retailer Woolworths on Saturday.
Sunday 31 August 2014 07:15
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Sunday 31 August 2014 06:49
UN officials shuttled along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, trying to establish the whereabouts of 44 United Nations peacekeepers seized by al-Qaeda.
Sunday 31 August 2014 06:45
ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says there will be no leadership change despite mounting calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
Saturday 30 August 2014 15:08
Economists say another big petrol price drop or hike for the rest of the year is unlikely.
Saturday 30 August 2014 17:55
A North Texas family, who discovered the skeleton of a 20 000 to 40 000-year-old mammoth while mining through sediment on their farm, is preparing to turn over the remains to a local museum.
Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54
Couples from various parts of the Southern Cape have taken part in the annual wedding run on Saturday.
Sunday 31 August 2014 07:11
Next year's Cricket World Cup will decide the kings of the 50-over game whatever happens in the race to top the ICC world rankings between now and then, according to Australia's Michael Clarke.
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