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Airbnb has 9 400 homes listed with the service in South Africa, an increase of 138% over the last 12 months. ( )

Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

Police tied Mido Macia to the back of a van and dragged him through the streets of Daveyton.
Macia case set to resume
Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:32
Police tied Mido Macia to the back of a van and dragged him through the streets of Daveyton.
Macia case set to resume
Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:32
Property is becoming more costly in Soweto.
Soweto property market booming
Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:48
Parliament Committee adopts interim rules
Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:43

South Africa

Panayiotou lawyers may approach the Supreme Court

Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:56

The legal team of murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou has indicated that they may approach the Supreme Court of Appeal to try and get him bail.

Africa

Edward Lowassa becomes the highest profile figure from the ruling party to join the opposition camp in Tanzania
Ex-Tanzanian PM joins opposition to challenge ruling party in polls

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:34

Former Tanzanian PM, Edward Lowassa, joined an opposition coalition on Tuesday, posing a serious challenge to the ruling party's 54-year grip on power as the country nears elections in October.

World

Canada Conservatives likely to lengthen election campaign

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:17

Canada's governing Conservatives are likely to lengthen this year's election campaign by launching it in August, three senior party sources said

Politics

Parliament Committee adopts interim rules

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:43

Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted interim rules of the National Assembly relating to disruption in the chamber.

Business

Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:39

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

Science

Today is World Hepatitis Day

Tuesday 28 July 2015 11:42

Today is World Hepatitis Day and the SA National Blood Service (SANBS) is calling on all citizens, especially those who intend donating blood, to ensure that they get tested.

Lifestyle

American accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:25

Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American tourist of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe.

Sport

It was a disastrous day for the women's water polo team.
Bad day in office for SA swimmers in Russia

Tuesday 28 July 2015 19:54

It was a not a good day for South Africa at the World Swimming Championships in Russia on Tuesday.

Opinion

The Financial Times newspaper has been bought by Japanese media house Nikkei. Does the ownership of a newspaper make a difference? It certainly does.
Newspaper ownership: political influence trumps the promise of profits

Tuesday 28 July 2015 16:37

The Financial Times, one of the great global journalism institutions, has been sold by the Pearson Group to the Japanese media company Nikkei.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

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”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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