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The cause of the fire has not yet been established and the incident was handed over to the South African police for further investigation. ( )

Four children die in Cape fire

Four children have died and a number of people have been left displaced after a shack fire at U Section in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.

Corporal punishment is illegal: SACE
Tuesday 26 May 2015 07:00
Corporal punishment is illegal: SACE
Tuesday 26 May 2015 07:00

South Africa

Corporal punishment is illegal: SACE

Tuesday 26 May 2015 07:00

The South African Council of Educators (SACE) has called on educators to refrain from applying corporal punishment on learners, which is illegal.


‘Operation Fiela can be used differently’

Tuesday 26 May 2015 06:00

Former president, Kgalema Motlanthe has urged the state to find less forceful solutions to deal with crime and illegal immigrants in the country.


Ban Ki-Moon pledged United Nations support in efforts to entrench a prosperous Africa.
United Nations praises Africa’s steady economy growth

Monday 25 May 2015 20:46

The United Nations Secretary General has lauded Africa as a continent continuing to make steady economic, social and political progress


ElBaradei delivers 6th Thabo Mbeki annual lecture

Monday 25 May 2015 21:35

Leading Egyptian political figure and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei delivered the 6th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture at  Unisa on Monday.


Joburg residents await budget for 2015/16

Tuesday 26 May 2015 05:55

Residents of Johannesburg will hear on Tuesday how much more they will be paying for electricity, water and sanitation, refuse removal and property rates from the 1st of July.  


Currently the dams which supply Nelson Mandela Bay are just over 60% full.
Govt pump millions into Nooitgedacht Water Scheme

Monday 25 May 2015 20:24

The Department of Water and Sanitation has injected R120-million to the water purification project, Nooitgedagt Water Treatment at Addo near Port Elizabeth.


SA to fly African flag high in international ballet competition

Tuesday 26 May 2015 06:25

South Africa will fly the African flag at a prestigious ballet and contemporary dance competition in New York this week.


Shakes Mashaba says he will push to win the next edition of the Cosafa Cup.
Mashaba spots good players for Afcon

Monday 25 May 2015 18:40

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says he has already spotted good talent for South Africa's next month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Gambia


A Prayer For Bruised Africa

Monday 25 May 2015 20:36

This Africa Day, many will write eloquent speeches reciting what has been said. Many more will write erudite articles recounting what we have come to know.

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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