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Number of initiates who die during the circumcision period has dropped significantly this year compared to last year, in Eastern Cape. ( )

Circumcision death toll drops in Eastern Cape

Fikile Xasa says the number of initiates who die during the circumcision period has dropped significantly this year compared to last year.

President Jacob Zuma's Uganda and Tanzania State visit will address issues of peace and security on the African continent
Zuma to visit Uganda and Tanzania
Sunday 21 December 2014 07:28
More road fatalites as festive season kicks off
Sunday 21 December 2014 07:15
President Jacob Zuma's Uganda and Tanzania State visit will address issues of peace and security on the African continent
Zuma to visit Uganda and Tanzania
Sunday 21 December 2014 07:28
More road fatalites as festive season kicks off
Sunday 21 December 2014 07:15
The figure is less than half the lives lost on the province's roads this time last year.
30 killed on Mpumalanga roads so far
Saturday 20 December 2014 18:23

South Africa

More road fatalites as festive season kicks off

Sunday 21 December 2014 07:15

More deaths on the roads of South Africa as the festive season kicks off.

Africa

Zambia's Patriotic Front wants Lungu to replace Sata

Sunday 21 December 2014 07:37

Zambia's ruling party has settled on defence minister Edgar Lungu as its presidential candidate.

World

Gunman with possible revenge in mind kills two NYC police officers

Sunday 21 December 2014 06:35

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma's Uganda and Tanzania State visit will address issues of peace and security on the African continent
Zuma to visit Uganda and Tanzania

Sunday 21 December 2014 07:28

President Jacob Zuma will depart on a working visit to Uganda and Tanzania this weekend, the Presidency said on Saturday.

Business

Four Iranian tankers have discharged cargoes of gasoline products in the last two months in Syria's ports, traders said.
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop

Saturday 20 December 2014 12:45

Oil production in Syria, which is under US and European sanctions, has dropped sharply since the start of the conflict and as insurgents have taken over energy installations.

Science

Up to 36 baby elephants plus lions and sables are being captured in Hwange National Park for export overseas.
Furore over possible baby elephants move

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:30

There is controversy over the possible export of baby elephants despite Zimbabwean authorities maintaining that they abide by international treaties when sending live animals abroad.

Lifestyle

'Holiday makers will be safe on KZN beaches': Police

Saturday 20 December 2014 18:24

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have deployed over 2000 officers to ensure holiday makers are safe.

Sport

Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

Sunday 21 December 2014 07:07

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Opinion

Can Africa turn the "curse" of big animals into an economic blessing?

Saturday 20 December 2014 12:16

For many outsiders, Africa's big animals are among the natural wonders of the world and a major tourist draw but for Africans they are a curse.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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