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Joseph Semitjie is in court for knocking over teenager Thomas Ferreira after ignoring a red traffic light.
Joseph Semitjie is in court for knocking over teenager Thomas Ferreira after ignoring a red traffic light. ( )

Blue light driver has suicidal thoughts

The first witness in the sentencing of a former Gauteng senior government official's driver says the accused is a victim of circumstances.

Lwandle inquiry met with heated discussions
Thursday 28 August 2014 14:10
Baxter offers support for under-fire Johnson
Thursday 28 August 2014 13:47
Lwandle inquiry met with heated discussions
Thursday 28 August 2014 14:10
Baxter offers support for under-fire Johnson
Thursday 28 August 2014 13:47
The group is now calling on trade union, AMCU to represent them at the CCMA hearings.
Still no work for expelled mineworkers
Thursday 28 August 2014 12:30

South Africa

Lwandle inquiry met with heated discussions

Thursday 28 August 2014 14:10

There has been heated discussions between police and members of the Lwandle Ministerial Inquiry in Cape Town regarding the order used for the June evictions.

Africa

Hama Amadou is suspected of complicity in the trafficking of babies born in Nigeria and trafficked into Niger via Benin.
Niger allows parliament chief's arrest in baby-trafficking case

Thursday 28 August 2014 05:41

. Parliamentary leaders in Niger agreed on Wednesday to authorise the arrest of the legislature's president, a key opposition leader, on suspicions he was involved in a baby-trafficking network.

World

Islamic State executes dozens of Syrian army soldiers - monitor

Thursday 28 August 2014 14:17

Islamic State fighters have executed dozens of members of the Syrian army, a group monitoring the violence said on Thursday.

Politics

The legislature is recognised by the constitution as a separate pillar of state, distinct from government and the judiciary.
Expert unpacks separation of powers in SA

Thursday 28 August 2014 11:45

Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Mtende Mhango says the concept of separation of powers is only 20 years old and is still developing.

Business

Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia economies to accelerate, Ghana to struggle

Thursday 28 August 2014 14:06

Economic growth in Nigeria, Kenya and Zambia will accelerate over the next two years.

Science

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration is seen launching to space in this undated artist's rendering released August 2, 2014.
New heavy-lift rocket debut not likely until 2018: NASA

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:01

NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018.

Lifestyle

The music they didn't want you to hear

Thursday 28 August 2014 13:53

Take a trip back to the 1980s when censorship of music was rife within the SABC radio stations.

Sport

Baxter offers support for under-fire Johnson

Thursday 28 August 2014 13:47

Kaizer Chiefs boss Stuart Baxter has tipped SuperSport United coach Cavin Johnson to bounce back following a dismal start to the 2014/15 premiership season.

Opinion

Gender and the Elections: The not so good story to tell

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:20

The aim of this chapter is to apply a gender lens to the 2014 election with regard to voting behaviour of women to determine if there is a gender gap in women’s voting behaviour.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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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