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Hundreds of taxi operators forcefully removed commuters from taxis, and stoned municipal buses carrying commuters on Tuesday. ( )

Durban taxis back on the road after violent protests

The eThekwini Municipality and the Santaco have come to an agreement after a day of violent protests in the Durban CBD and surrounding areas

Serena strolls past Hlavackova at French Open
Wednesday 27 May 2015 05:48
Serena strolls past Hlavackova at French Open
Wednesday 27 May 2015 05:48
Business booming for male prostitutes
Tuesday 26 May 2015 20:39

South Africa

Durban taxis back on the road after violent protests

Wednesday 27 May 2015 06:00

The eThekwini Municipality and the Santaco have come to an agreement after a day of violent protests in the Durban CBD and surrounding areas

Africa

Boko Haram has been driven out of nearly all the territory it captured by a series of offensives waged by Nigeria's armed forces
Boko Haram kills at least 43 in Nigeria's Borno state

Tuesday 26 May 2015 20:27

Boko Haram militants have killed at least 43 people in a five-hour assault on the town of Gubio in north eastern Nigeria's Borno state, witnesses said on Tuesday.

World

France's Sarkozy, on comeback trail, wins right to rename party

Tuesday 26 May 2015 17:26

Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy won a court fight on Tuesday for the right to rename his conservative party "The Republicans"

Politics

Vulgar threat disrupts National Assembly proceedings

Wednesday 27 May 2015 06:45

The words “I will …. you up” mouthed in the National Assembly on Tuesday threatened to derail the presidency’s budget vote speech, Netwerk24 reported.

Business

'Unemployment is a global crisis not unique to SA'

Wednesday 27 May 2015 05:48

The Northern Cape Province has recorded the highest official unemployment rate while the highest expanded unemployment rate was recorded in the North West and Eastern Cape.

Science

World has no choice but to decarbonise - UN climate chief

Tuesday 26 May 2015 20:24

Responding to climate change in the next 15 years is the world's "mega development project", given the need to invest trillions of dollars in infrastructure, says Christiana Figueres.

Lifestyle

Homicide probe to be launched into BB King's death

Tuesday 26 May 2015 08:43

Officials they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B.King who died this month at age 89, after two of his daughters levelled accusations that the blues great was murdered.

Sport

Serena strolls past Hlavackova at French Open

Wednesday 27 May 2015 05:48

Twice former champion Serena Williams made a low-key start to her French Open campaign with a 6-2 6-3 victory over Czech qualifier Andrea Hlavackova on Tuesday.

Opinion

AfDB to help Africa reach its “promised land”

Tuesday 26 May 2015 15:09

No other institution is better suited than the AfDB to give Africa the needed boost to reach the promised land, writes Cristina Duarte.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

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

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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