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SANBS urges more blood donations over Easter

The South African National Blood Service, the SANBS, has urged people to continue donating blood, especially at this time, as national stocks are low.

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 The cause of the fire is not known.
Cape residents rebuild shacks after fires
Friday 18 April 2014 11:17
Investigation teams are being instituted to unearth the causes of these crashes.
24 die on SA roads
Friday 18 April 2014 11:00
 The cause of the fire is not known.
Cape residents rebuild shacks after fires
Friday 18 April 2014 11:17
Investigation teams are being instituted to unearth the causes of these crashes.
24 die on SA roads
Friday 18 April 2014 11:00
Limpopo accident claims 8 lives
Friday 18 April 2014 10:14
Social Development welcomes grant ruling
Friday 18 April 2014 10:00

South Africa

 The cause of the fire is not known.
Cape residents rebuild shacks after fires

Friday 18 April 2014 11:17

Residents of ImizamoYethu informal settlement in Hout Bay near Cape Town have started rebuilding their shacks after a fire destroyed more than 60 dwellings.

Africa

 More than 1 million people have fled their homes since fighting erupted in the world's youngest country.
Armed mob attacks UN in South Sudan

Friday 18 April 2014 08:40

A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a UN base sheltering some 5 000 civilians.

World

Sonar footage by the US Navy owned Bluefin-21 has become the focal point of the search some 2 000 kms west of the Australian city of Perth.
Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

Friday 18 April 2014 06:53

Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday.

Politics

Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the Nelson Mandela Rivonia trial speech.
Rivonia speech explained apartheid to the world

Friday 18 April 2014 09:58

The CEO of Lilieslief farm says the Mandela Rivonia trial speech was critical because it told the world why the ANC had moved away from its traditional non-violence to violence.

Business

The proposed increases will ensure that the minimum cash remuneration for entry level underground employees will rise to R12 500 per month by July 2017.
Amplats makes new offer to Amcu

Friday 18 April 2014 06:40

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) made a new wage offer to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Thursday in a bid to end the strike in the platinum sector.

Science

The 2011 outbreak of H5-N1 birdflu took its toll on ostrich farmers and others in the industry.
SA ostrich industry showing signs of recovery

Friday 18 April 2014 06:45

The Western Cape Agriculture Department says the ostrich industry is starting to show signs of recovery following a European Union ban on exports three years ago.

Lifestyle

Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s co-founder, Albert Mazibuko and Amambazo the musical, Executive Producer, Xolani Majozi.
Amambazo musical is an excellent piece of work: Producer

Friday 18 April 2014 09:01

Amambazo the musical, Executive Producer, Xolani Majozi says the production is an excellent and wonderful piece of work.

Sport

Stuart Baxter says  Chiefs are  bidding to retain the league title and Nedbank Cup.
Chiefs under pressure: Baxter

Friday 18 April 2014 08:02

Kaizer Chiefs players are under immense pressure and have vowed to win three titles as the PSL season begins to wind up.

Opinion

Dixon stepped outside field of expertise: Forensic expert

Friday 18 April 2014 09:10

Forensic Scientist, Doctor David Klatzow says the defence's second expert witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial, Roger Dixon, has stepped outside his field of expertise.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

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.

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