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The South African government was not immediately sending troops to Lesotho following claims that the neighbouring country had been taken over by the military, Dirco said on Saturday.
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.
Saturday 30 August 2014 20:30
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A Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.
Saturday 30 August 2014 14:21
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has cautioned the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) not to be too hasty to take Parliament to court.
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.
Saturday 30 August 2014 19:49
South Africa's Hennie Otto will start Sunday's final round of the Italian Golf Open in Turin with a two shot lead.
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