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Streets in and around Bekkersdal remain barricaded with rocks and burned down tyres and there’s a strong police visibility. ( )

Calm restored in Bekkersdal, eight arrested

Calm has returned to Bekkersdal on Gauteng's West Rand, following an illegal protest to the Westonaria Municipality.

President Jacob Zuma paid a surprise visit to different public transport facilities in Mamelodi.
Zuma to intervene in train crisis
Friday 6 March 2015 17:10
President Jacob Zuma paid a surprise visit to different public transport facilities in Mamelodi.
Zuma to intervene in train crisis
Friday 6 March 2015 17:10
Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

South Africa

Calm restored in Bekkersdal, eight arrested

Friday 6 March 2015 17:16

Calm has returned to Bekkersdal on Gauteng's West Rand, following an illegal protest to the Westonaria Municipality.

Africa

South Sudan peace talks adjourn without agreement

Friday 6 March 2015 14:43

Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels adjourned on Friday and there was no date set for the next meeting, a mediation official said.

World

EU drops sanctions on Yanukovich's security chief

Friday 6 March 2015 16:14

The European Union has dropped sanctions imposed last year on the head of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's security service.

Politics

N West municipalities, departments under investigation

Friday 6 March 2015 17:23

An investigation has been instituted into the operations of several North West municipalities and departments.

Business

S.Africa's rand falls to 13-year lows after U.S. jobs data

Friday 6 March 2015 17:31

South Africa’s rand fell to 13-year lows and government bonds also slid sharply on Friday.

Science

MWC 2015
5G network to connect cars and smarter gadgets

Friday 6 March 2015 15:19

The internet of things, 5G network, connected cars, mobile security and faster, thinner smartphones and tablets dominated the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain this week.

Lifestyle

Oprah Winfrey prevails in 'Own Your Power' lawsuit

Friday 6 March 2015 10:48

Oprah Winfrey has prevailed in a trademark lawsuit challenging her use of the phrase "Own Your Power" in her namesake magazine, on TV, on websites and in social media accounts.

Sport

Fikile Mbalula says the hosting for Commonwealth games is important for nation-building.
2022 Commonwealth to be profitable to SA: Mbalula

Friday 6 March 2015 15:47

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africa plans to make a profit from the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Opinion

SA visits South America and the Carribean

Friday 6 March 2015 13:50

Deputy Minister of Dirco, Luwellyn Landers embarked on state-level visits to the Republic of Chile, the Republic of Colombia and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

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

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