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 Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa.
Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa. ( )

Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.

Monitoring forum helps report more hate crimes
Thursday 23 October 2014 06:18
Anelisa Mkhonto was killed before her body was dumped in a garbage bin.
Diepsloot child murder trial continues
Thursday 23 October 2014 06:14
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.

South Africa

Eleven people were killed  on Friday, 3 October when a van and a truck collided head-on in Mpumalanga.
Mpumalanga crash victims' families to receive compensation

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:07

The 12 families that lost their loved ones in a collision in Mpumalanga will receive a R120 000 donation each from the truck company that was involved in the crash.

Africa

 Burkino Faso President Blaise Compaore has publicly said he wants to stand for re-election.
Burkina Faso opposition rejects referendum plan, calls for protests

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:45

Opposition parties in Burkina Faso accused President Blaise Compaore on Wednesday of preparing a "constitutional coup d'etat"

World

 Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa.
Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:53

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.

Politics

Cosatu leadership is expected to continue with discussions on whether Numsa should remain in the federation.
Cosatu to resume discussions on Numsa expulsion

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:39

Cosatu CEC is on Thursday expected to resume its discussions on whether it should expel Numsa.

Business

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his budget speech on Wednesday in Parliament.
Black Business Council hails Nene’s Mid-term Budget

Thursday 23 October 2014 08:04

Vice president of the Black Business Council, Sandile Zungu, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden Mid-term Budget was delivered with enthusiasm.

Science

Highlights of the latest technology stories.
SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 23 October 2014

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:49

Highlights: Unprecedented social media reaction to Oscar Pistorius's sentencing, SA to launch a new number plate recognition technology and Mxit’s Ukufunda Virtual School to takes education online

Lifestyle

Forum to place SA film industry growth in spotlight

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:56

A forum discussion to further grow the South African film industry and the African industry will be held at Johannesburg's Atlas Studios on Thursday.

Sport

Banyana Banyana lost 2-1 to Nigeria on Wednesday.
Banyana still has a chance of qualifying for World Cup

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:27

Banyana Banyana's chances of qualifying for the Women's World Cup in Canada in 2015 hang in the balance.

Opinion

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage 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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