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Cyril Ramaphosa  facilitated a  SADC mission to Lesotho.
Cyril Ramaphosa facilitated a SADC mission to Lesotho. ( )

Ramaphosa dispatched to Lesotho

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urgently dispatched to Lesotho to consult with the mountain kingdom's Prime Minister, Pakalitha Mosisili.

The Lesotho government has called in the SADC technical support to investigate the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament.
SADC called to investigate Lesotho boycott
Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:06
Petrol is going up by 44 cents a litre.
Petrol is going up by 44 cents a litre.

South Africa

 Eight women died in a tavern in a Khayelitsha tavern on Sunday.
Condolences pour in for children who died in a Khayelitsha tavern

Tuesday 30 June 2015 09:20

Outrage and messages of condolences continue to pour in on various platforms such as social media following the deaths of eight young women at a tavern in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa  facilitated a  SADC mission to Lesotho.
Ramaphosa dispatched to Lesotho

Tuesday 30 June 2015 11:20

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urgently dispatched to Lesotho to consult with the mountain kingdom's Prime Minister, Pakalitha Mosisili.

World

 In April, a 50-day war which left over 2000 Palestinians and 73 Israeli’s dead.
France’s top diplomat seeks to solve Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:12

France’s top diplomat has warned that the Palestinian-Israeli question remains very dangerous with risks that ‘Daesh’ or ISIS could find a pretext to get involved.

Politics

The Lesotho government has called in the SADC technical support to investigate the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament.
SADC called to investigate Lesotho boycott

Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:06

Members of the Opposition of the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament Monday.

Business

Mahindra hopes their aggressive expansion will help spur a 10-fold increase in business over the next five to seven years.
Car maker Mahindra aims for double-digit growth in Africa

Tuesday 30 June 2015 10:49

India's largest utility and tractor producer, Mahindra and Mahindra, has set up an Africa-focused business unit as it looks to maintain double-digit growth levels in the continent.

Science

There are 120 million active Facebook users in Africa.
Facebook opens first offices in Africa

Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:48

Social media network company Facebook, has opened its first office in Africa and South Africa is the host country.

Lifestyle

 Record label owner Fikile Makhalemele says community radio stations are playing more reggae music compared to national stations.
“Reggae music not given enough air time in SA”

Tuesday 30 June 2015 10:31

Owner of Lioness Productions Fikile Makhalemele says radio stations and television channels need to play more reggae music.

Sport

South African referee Jaco Peyper, has been chosen to ref Saturday’s Super Rugby final in NNew Zealand.
Jaco Peyper to ref Super Rugby final

Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:49

South Africa's Jaco Peyper has been chosen as the referee for Saturday's Super Rugby final between the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Wellington.

Opinion

Book theft in South Africa has recently been under the spotlight.
What discerning book thieves tell us about a country’s reading culture

Tuesday 30 June 2015 09:12

The catalogue of the Johannesburg Public Library in South Africa contains a poignant entry – “Biko, Steve. Long 0verdue”.

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

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”.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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