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Tutu was hospitalised for the second time in a week after complaining of discomfort. ( )

Tutu's medical team satisfied, but he remains in hospital

Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, has undergone minor surgery to determine the status of an infection he has battled with for several weeks.

Remains of MK soldier reburied in E Cape
Saturday 1 August 2015 20:24
Remains of MK soldier reburied in E Cape
Saturday 1 August 2015 20:24

South Africa

Stand-off brewing between Tshwane and Stoffelpark squatter camp

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:09

A stand-off is brewing between the Tshwane Metro and residents of the Stoffelpark squatter camp near Mamelodi, east of Pretoria.


Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout - army statement

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:27

Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.


Merkel to run for 4th term in 2017 - Der Spiegel

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:14

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has governed Germany since 2005, has decided to run for a fourth term and has started planning her 2017 re-election campaign.


Remains of MK soldier reburied in E Cape

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:24

The remains of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) soldier, Monwabisi Bonile Ntshinka have been reburied at Xhonya village in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape.


South Africa strengthens its presence in West Africa via aviation

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:34

South Africa’s national airline carrier South African Airways (SAA) says it hopes to strengthen its presence in West Africa.


Full body MRI unveiled in Groote Schuur Hospital

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:32

In a first for the continent, a full body Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner (MRI) dedicated exclusively to research has been unveiled at Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital.


Lowveld Model Aircraft show gains popularity

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:41

Almost three thousand people are attending the Lowveld Model Aircraft Club's show between Mbombela and White River in Mpumalanga.


Pirates stun Chiefs in the Black Label Cup

Saturday 1 August 2015 18:30

Orlando Pirates have once again emerged victorious in the Carling Black Label Cup after defeating Kaizer Chiefs 4-3 in penalties.


The debate over Cecil the lion should be about conservation.

Saturday 1 August 2015 10:00

Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.


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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