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Properties that have suffered damage or been completely destroyed include two homes in Zwaanswyk.
Properties that have suffered damage or been completely destroyed include two homes in Zwaanswyk. ( )

Hundreds evacuated as Cape fires rage on

The City of Cape Town says 350 people have been evacuated from Noordhoek and Tokai and eight structures were either damaged or gutted.

Education gets big Gauteng budget slice
Wednesday 4 March 2015 08:30

South Africa

E Cape Premier commits to prioritising education, health

Wednesday 4 March 2015 09:50

During his State of the Province Address (Sopa), Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle promised to renovate 30 schools that were damaged by disasters in that province.

Africa

 Judges of the Appeal Court resigned when Dr. Kananelo Mosito was appointed the President of the Court of Appeal.
Lesotho court dismisses King Letsie III, Thabane case

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:00

The Lesotho Constitutional court has dismissed a case in which the Attorney General was suing the King and Prime Minister for appointing the President of the court of Appeal Dr. Kananelo Mosito.

World

Democrats, State Department defend Hillary Clinton over email flap

Wednesday 4 March 2015 06:28

Democrats scrambled to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton, their favoured 2016 presidential candidate, after allegations she inappropriately used her personal email for work.

Politics

Agang accuses opposition parties of hypocrisy

Wednesday 4 March 2015 09:30

Agang parliamentary leader, Andries Tlouamma, has accused opposition parties in Parliament of hypocrisy.

Business

Cosatu welcomes ruling against Khulubuse Zuma

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:05

Cosatu and its affiliate the NUM have welcomed the dismissal of an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of more than R1.5 billion against Aurora set aside.

Science

Artist's impression of the Scholz's binary star, a small red star with a brown dwarf companion (at right), as it visited the outskirts of the solar system just 70 000 years ago.
Astronomers spot closest star to ever pass earth

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:45

Astronomers have detected the closest star to ever pass through the earth, other than the Sun.

Lifestyle

 Saba Mbixane succumbed to injuries he sustained during a motorcycle accident last week.
Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter to be remembered

Wednesday 4 March 2015 09:35

The Eastern Cape government has arranged a memorial service for the late Umhlobo Wenene FM veteran traditional music presenter, Saba Mbixane on Wednesday at 12 pm.

Sport

Wits trump Sundowns in tight encounter

Wednesday 4 March 2015 06:30

Sibusiso Vilakazi's 77th minute strike secured Wits a 1-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Opinion

'Poor not to blame for non-payment of services'

Tuesday 3 March 2015 12:05

Service delivery protests have become a part of life in South Africa. However many communities in South Africa, are not willing to pay for the services that they are receiving.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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