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As it stands, about 693 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have died in the fighting. ( )

UN’s role in Israel- Palestine conflict criticised

Human Rights Initiative spokesperson, Saber Ahmed Jhazbhay, says that the United Nations has been playing a very weak role in trying to end the 17 day offensive in Gaza.

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Two rapists sentenced to life behind bars
Thursday 24 July 2014 11:44
Two rapists sentenced to life behind bars
Thursday 24 July 2014 11:44
New bail bid for Springs dad: Report
Thursday 24 July 2014 11:30
‘Reiger Park residents still in shock’
Thursday 24 July 2014 11:27

South Africa

Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.


West African states pledge regional anti-Boko Haram force

Thursday 24 July 2014 06:16

Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon pledged on Wednesday to mobilize a joint force to tackle the growing regional threat posed by Boko Haram Islamist militants operating mainly in Nigeria.


Victims' belongings being tampered with
Reports that Ukrainian rebels using victims’ credit cards

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:33

The widow of the South African man killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine has been forced to cancel his credit cards after noticing activity on his account.


She said she made the call in September 1999 as an MP of the Pan Africanist Congress.
De Lille submits affidavit to Arms Commission

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:39

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille on Thursday submitted an affidavit to the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal.


Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.


Social media has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Parents need to understand social media

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:41

Many parents are hesitant to get involved with their teen’s social media activity, this is according to Cerebra's Senior Community Manager, Lloyd Wybrow.


Alan Hilburg, author and leadership mentor
Young Business South Africa to host Alan Hilburg

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:33

Young Business South Africa is an organisation that creates opportunities for young leaders in civil society, corporate and service leadership.


SA targets medals on day one

Thursday 24 July 2014 09:25

South Africa will be targeting their first medal in the 20th Commonwealth games in Glasgow, when triathlete Richard Murray competes in the individual triathlon, at Strathclyde Park, on Thursday.


Platform in place to debate the NDP: Msimang

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:46

Chairperson for the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation, Mavuso Msimang was speaking on Morning Live on Thursday morning.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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