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Gunmen in uniforms kill ally of Burundi's President Nkurunziza

Gunmen wearing military uniforms shot dead a former Burundian security chief who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday, the presidency and witnesses said.

Eskom hikes create move from maize to rice
Sunday 2 August 2015 15:15
Experts believed that the debris came from the Boeing 777.
New debris washed up on La Reunion coast
Sunday 2 August 2015 15:02
Eskom hikes create move from maize to rice
Sunday 2 August 2015 15:15
Experts believed that the debris came from the Boeing 777.
New debris washed up on La Reunion coast
Sunday 2 August 2015 15:02
Five arrested for alleged murder
Sunday 2 August 2015 14:55
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will today have her say following ANC's attacks on Nkandla.
Madonsela to brief media on Nkandla
Sunday 2 August 2015 12:59
Zimbabwean wildlife authorities have implemented restrictions after the death of Cecil the lion.
Tokyo Sexwale is said to be in the process of consulting to apply for FIFA presidency.

South Africa

Five arrested for alleged murder

Sunday 2 August 2015 14:55

Five people have been arrested at Relela outside Tzaneen in Limpopo for alleged murder and kidnapping.

Africa

Gunmen in uniforms kill ally of Burundi's President Nkurunziza

Sunday 2 August 2015 14:59

Gunmen wearing military uniforms shot dead a former Burundian security chief who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday, the presidency and witnesses said.

World

Italy coast guard rescues 1 800 sea migrants, five found dead

Sunday 2 August 2015 15:31

Italy's coast guard said about 1 800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday.

Politics

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will today have her say following ANC's attacks on Nkandla.
Madonsela to brief media on Nkandla

Sunday 2 August 2015 12:59

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will today have her say following the ANC's attacks of her report into the R246 million spent on security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma home.

Business

Eskom hikes create move from maize to rice

Sunday 2 August 2015 15:15

The hike in electricity costs is making an impact on the food choices of South African households, a new report shows.

Science

A call has been made to help the health industry to combat the medical aid fraud scourge
Concerns around medical aid fraud

Sunday 2 August 2015 11:40

It is estimated that at least 7% of medical aid claims are fraudulent and the figure might be as high as 15%, according to Dr Hleli Nhlapo, deputy chair of the HFMU of the BHF.

Lifestyle

Wildlife authorities impose restrictions after lion’s death

Sunday 2 August 2015 06:41

Zimbabwe's wildlife authorities have announced restrictions on hunting around the country's biggest game reserve following the killing of a much-loved lion by a US dentist.

Sport

Selfies and six packs to derail Arsenal's title hopes: Keane

Sunday 2 August 2015 14:17

Arsenal are not capable of winning the Premier League title this season because they have too many players interested in selfies and six packs rather than winning football matches.

Opinion

Despite $7b to 'Power Africa,' why the continent is still in the dark

Sunday 2 August 2015 15:45

When President Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to Kenya over the weekend, he visited not just his ancestral home, but one of the target countries in his $7 billion signature foreign aid

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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