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Buildings have been burnt during xenophobic attacks.
Buildings have been burnt during xenophobic attacks. ( )

UN calls for more awareness campaigns on xenophobic attacks

The United Nations has called for more awareness campaigns on attacks on foreign nationals as South Africa experiences what it calls repeated incidents of xenophobia.

Former SACP General Secretary Chris Hani was killed in 1993.
Western Cape SACP to remember Hani
Saturday 18 April 2015 09:19
Former SACP General Secretary Chris Hani was killed in 1993.
Western Cape SACP to remember Hani
Saturday 18 April 2015 09:19
Zimbabweans intended to march on the South African embassy in Harare and were calling for a boycott of South African businesses and products on Friday.
Zimbabweans march to SA embassy
Saturday 18 April 2015 06:59

South Africa

 This week, South Africans marched against xenophobic attacks taking place in the country.
SA bodies lament attacks on foreign nationals

Saturday 18 April 2015 10:35

The Forum of Institutions Supporting Democracy (FISD) in South Africa have unequivocally condemned attacks on foreign nationals.

Africa

 Boko Haram has been terrorising parts of Nigeria.  
Boko Haram slit throats of 12 as army tries to save civilians

Saturday 18 April 2015 07:37

Boko Haram militants have slit the throats of 12 people in northeast Nigeria as the army was trying to evacuate civilians from the area, a military source and a witness said on Friday.

World

Smoke rises from the site of a bomb attack in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region.
Car bomb kills three outside US consulate in Iraq's Kurdish capital

Saturday 18 April 2015 06:45

A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed three people on Friday outside the United States (US) consulate in Erbil, in a relatively rare attack in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region.

Politics

Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane.
Maimane to stand for DA leader

Saturday 18 April 2015 10:30

Democratic Alliance ( DA) Parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, after a week of speculation, has accepted nomination to stand as the DA's leader.

Business

South Africans could soon experience their first-ever stage 4 load shedding.
Stage 2 load shedding to kick in

Saturday 18 April 2015 07:33

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding and load curtailment from 08:00 on Saturday morning, and this is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

Science

A group of huts in an isolated village inhabited by Yanomami Amerindians in a remote, mountainous area in southern Venezuela are seen in a 2009 handout picture courtesy of Oscar Noya-Alarcon.
Amazonian tribe study shows how human bodily bacteria is changing

Saturday 18 April 2015 09:02

Everyone's body is brimming with bacteria, and these microbes do plenty of good things like building the immune system and helping digestion.

Lifestyle

1500 blankets knitted in Diepsloot for Madiba

Friday 17 April 2015 20:19

A group of Diepsloot women have knitted 1500 blankets for the poor in honour of the late former President Nelson Mandela.

Sport

Njabulo Nyawose collided with Olympic cyclist Burry Stander on the 3rd of January 2013 in peak hour traffic at Shelly Beach.
Nyawose found guilty of culpable homicide in Stander’s death

Saturday 18 April 2015 09:25

Twenty six months after the road death of Olympic cyclist, Burry Stander, a taxi driver has been found guilty of culpable homicide in connection with the collision.

Opinion

I've worked hard for what I have: Ethiopian shop owner

Thursday 16 April 2015 19:37

An Ethiopian Shop owner shares how she built her business from hard work and sacrifices.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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