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KwaZulu-Natal DA leader Sizwe Mchunu. ( )

Tensions run high ahead of KZN DA elective congress

Tensions are increasing in the Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal as the party prepares for the highly contested provincial elective congress in April.

 Richard Young will appear in the commission on Thursday.
Arms deal commission gives clarity on delays
Thursday 5 March 2015 09:00
Afro-pop songstress sings a fashion tune
Thursday 5 March 2015 08:50
 Richard Young will appear in the commission on Thursday.
Arms deal commission gives clarity on delays
Thursday 5 March 2015 09:00
Afro-pop songstress sings a fashion tune
Thursday 5 March 2015 08:50
Limpopo mine still seeking buyer to save jobs
Thursday 5 March 2015 08:01
Petro SA denies staff reduction plans
Thursday 5 March 2015 05:51

South Africa

Suspects in Durban child abduction case due in court

Thursday 5 March 2015 08:20

Four women aged between 23 and 48 years old are expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrates Court, west of Durban this morning, in connection with stealing a six month old child.

Africa

Chad president claims to know whereabouts of Boko Haram leader

Thursday 5 March 2015 06:10

President Idriss Deby of Chad says he knows the whereabouts of the leader of Nigerian militant group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau.

World

North Korea to reopen Pyongyang marathon to foreign runners

Thursday 5 March 2015 07:12

North Korea is set to reopen an international marathon to overseas runners after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.

Politics

 Richard Young will appear in the commission on Thursday.
Arms deal commission gives clarity on delays

Thursday 5 March 2015 09:00

Seriti Commission of Inquiry spokesperson William Baloyi says the public hearings will be concluded in March.

Business

Limpopo mine still seeking buyer to save jobs

Thursday 5 March 2015 08:01

Liquidators at Cons Murch gold mine outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo say they are still in a process of getting a new buyer for the troubled gold mining company.

Science

A jawbone fossil, steps from where it was sighted by Chalachew Seyoum, an ASU graduate student from Ethiopia, is pictured in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia.
Dawn of man: Ethiopian jawbone fossil pushes back human origins

Thursday 5 March 2015 06:29

A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil with five intact teeth unearthed in an Ethiopian desert is pushing back the dawn of humankind by about half a million years.

Lifestyle

Afro-pop songstress sings a fashion tune

Thursday 5 March 2015 08:50

Nhlanhla Nciza of Mafikizolo fame, will be showcasing her NN Vintage collection, at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg.

Sport

Stars hold Bucs to a draw ahead of Soweto derby

Thursday 5 March 2015 08:29

Orlando Pirates lost momentum in the build-up to this weekend's Soweto Derby, settling for a 1-1 draw in their Premiership fixture against Free State Stars in Phuthaditjhaba on Wednesday night.

Opinion

SA’s middle class in a ‘tight financial squeeze’

Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55

South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.

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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