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Four men have robbed an i-store at the Centurion Mall. ( )

I-store robbed at Centurion mall

The i-store at Centurion Mall, south of Pretoria, has been robbed of goods worth over R1 million, in the third hit on an i-store in Gauteng in less than a month.  

Generation actors were fired this week following a pay dispute.
Generations on-air despite protest: SABC
Friday 22 August 2014 14:43
Pankie Sizani appeared at the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court on Friday.
Sizani’s wife fraud case postponed
Friday 22 August 2014 14:32

South Africa

Residents pelted police and passing vehicles with stones
Cape Town will not tolerate lawlessness: De Lille

Friday 22 August 2014 16:02

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, says the city will not be strong-armed into providing services for people who occupy land illegally.

Africa

South Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops to keep peace

Friday 22 August 2014 10:31

South Sudan rebels have agreed to let Uganda maintain its forces on South Sudanese soil until a regional body deploys a peace keeping force.

World

Execution of U.S. journo reveals the changing business of war coverage

Friday 22 August 2014 10:20

The execution of journalist James Foley by Islamist militants marks the second time an American reporter has been beheaded by captors.

Politics

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete ordered the red overall-clad MPs out because they were "not serious" about proceedings.
EFF actions brought Parliament into disrepute: Govt

Friday 22 August 2014 15:50

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s disruption of proceedings in the National Assembly on Thursday was tantamount to bringing Parliament into disrepute, Government said in a statement on Friday.

Business

Demand for Kenyan Treasuries, Nigerian bonds rising

Friday 22 August 2014 16:07

Demand for Kenyan Treasury bills is expected to rise at next week's auction as debtholders seek to re-invest debt that is maturing on Aug. 25, market participants said on Friday.   

Science

More than 1 300 people have died this year from Ebola.
WHO says drawing up 6-9 month strategy to combat Ebola

Friday 22 August 2014 13:32

WHO said on Friday that it had drawn up a draft strategy plan to combat Ebola in West Africa over the next six to nine months, implying that it does not expect to halt the epidemic this year.

Lifestyle

Generation actors were fired this week following a pay dispute.
Generations on-air despite protest: SABC

Friday 22 August 2014 14:43

The SABC has assured television viewers that Generations will remain on their television screens.

Sport

Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Friday 22 August 2014 05:54

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.

Opinion

Recent violent strikes could be the result of SA Labour laws

Thursday 21 August 2014 11:20

The National Employers' Association of SA says labour laws contribute to the prolonged and violent strikes experienced in various industries recently.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

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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