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 Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip
Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip. ( )

21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza

Israeli fire killed at least 21 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday.

 The strike in the platinum belt lasted five-months.
Debate on length of strikes needed: ANC
Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:30
The Olympic gold medallist led from the start in his favourite butterfly stroke where he opened a comfortable lead.
Le Clos reaches seven-medal target
Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:23
 The strike in the platinum belt lasted five-months.
Debate on length of strikes needed: ANC
Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:30
The Olympic gold medallist led from the start in his favourite butterfly stroke where he opened a comfortable lead.
Le Clos reaches seven-medal target
Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:23
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant commends parties for providing leadership in what she terms very difficult circumstances
Labour Minister welcomes Numsa wage deal
Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:01
The call comes after a mining accident in which one of its members was killed at Harmony Doornkop mine on the Gauteng West Rand.
Mining companies urged to improve safety
Wednesday 30 July 2014 05:55

South Africa

Marikana Inquiry hears of Lonmin influence on SAPS

Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:35

Lonmin unduly influenced the SA Police Service to act against protesting Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday.

Africa

New book to focus on SADC security and human development

Tuesday 29 July 2014 19:39

A new book is attempting to redefine how we assess security in the region to include human development.

World

 Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip
21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza

Wednesday 30 July 2014 05:30

Israeli fire killed at least 21 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday.

Politics

Zuma attempts to intervene in Lesotho political stalemate

Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:57

President Jacob Zuma spent Tuesday locked in meetings with the leaders of the three parties that form the governing coalition in Lesotho, in an attempt to return the mountain kingdom to normalcy.

Business

 The strike in the platinum belt lasted five-months.
Debate on length of strikes needed: ANC

Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:30

Society needs to debate and find solutions to strikes that last too long, African National Congress Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday.

Science

US president Barack Obama.
Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:42

Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Khoisan heritage preservation put under the spotlight

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:43

Khoisan heritage activists have met in George in the Southern Cape for discussions on the rights of indigenous people of South Africa.

Sport

The Olympic gold medallist led from the start in his favourite butterfly stroke where he opened a comfortable lead.
Le Clos reaches seven-medal target

Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:23

South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos closed off his campaign at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a record seven medals in the swimming pool.

Opinion

How the Seriti Commission is failing

Monday 28 July 2014 12:19

The author looks at how the approach by the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal is undermining the public’s right to know.

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 Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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