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President Jacob Zuma has called for calm in Burundi following week-long deadly protests. ( )

Zuma sends special envoy to volatile Burundi

President Jacob Zuma is sending a special envoy to Burundi to bolster efforts to end the deadly demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term bid.

Police say 10 people were arrested during the bust
Heroin worth millions found in KZN
Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:54
Police say 10 people were arrested during the bust
Heroin worth millions found in KZN
Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:54

South Africa

Police say 10 people were arrested during the bust
Heroin worth millions found in KZN

Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:54

The Hawks have seized heroin with a street value of more than R7 million at an upmarket home in Ramsgate on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Africa

Zuma sends special envoy to volatile Burundi

Wednesday 6 May 2015 21:04

President Jacob Zuma is sending a special envoy to Burundi to bolster efforts to end the deadly demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term bid.

World

UK party leaders round off campaigning before elections

Wednesday 6 May 2015 18:23

Party leaders in the United Kingdom are carrying out their final day of campaigning before the country's general election on Thursday.

Politics

Cases against Nkandla officials 'works in progress'

Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:57

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says disciplinary hearings and criminal cases against officials and contractors implicated in the Nkandla investigations are "works in progress".

Business

Some of Samwu’s grievances include inadequate healthcare and transport allowances.
De Lille commits to resolve Samwu issues

Wednesday 6 May 2015 18:30

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has committed herself to addressing concerns raised by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu).

Science

Drone usage has not been legalised as yet but the use of drones is believed to be able to make life easier for farmers.
F State farmers introduced to wonders of drone technology

Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:50

Drones are some of the technology which was on display to farmers in the Free State when they were introduced to technology which may help them go about their daily activities.

Lifestyle

South Africa is ranked number 48 globally and overtook Seychelles to be the top tourist destination in Sub-Saharan Africa in the World Economic Forum Travel, Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2
SA ranked top tourism spot in Sub-Saharan Africa

Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:45

South Africa has been ranked first in Sub-Saharan Africa on the biennial World Economic Forum Travel’s global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2015.

Sport

Slabbert says that the standard of disabled golf is going up.
Slabbert bags fourth Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open title

Wednesday 6 May 2015 20:37

Leg amputee Daniel Slabbert won his fourth Nedbank South African Disabled Golf Open title while 17-year old scholar Charl Theron claimed the junior title.

Opinion

There will be no winners in Syria’s war

Wednesday 6 May 2015 09:39

Whatever the Assad regime and its opponents may think, no side is heading toward military victory in Syria.

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 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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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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