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Vadi condemns killing of a Putco bus driver in Mamelodi

Gauteng’s MEC for Transport, Ishmail Vadi has condemned the killing of a Putco bus driver after he came under fire by unknown assailants in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria.

South Africa

Vadi condemns killing of a Putco bus driver in Mamelodi

Friday 3 July 2015 08:27

Gauteng’s MEC for Transport, Ishmail Vadi has condemned the killing of a Putco bus driver after he came under fire by unknown assailants in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria.

Africa

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill "many" in Nigeria attack

Friday 3 July 2015 09:24

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents rounded up and shot dead dozens of people in a raid in a town in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, military and local sources said.

World

 The word 'No' in Greek is seen on a banner hanging from Athens' University building in Athens, Greece.
IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms

Friday 3 July 2015 07:31

The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece.

Politics

Satawu describes Numsa’s congress call as opportunistic

Friday 3 July 2015 05:39

Satawu has described as opportunistic Numsa's call for the forthcoming Cosatu Special National Congress to be turned into an elective congress.

Business

 Mamelodi taxi operators and the Gauteng Transport Department held a meeting over a routes dispute with Autopax.
Autopax buses attacked, taxi operators want operations suspended

Friday 3 July 2015 06:01

Two Autopax buses were pelted with stones in the early hours of this morning - allegedly by taxi operators.

Science

U.S. floats draft recovery plan for threatened polar bears

Friday 3 July 2015 06:42

U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming.

Lifestyle

Huawei has appointed Mi Casa vocalist J’Something as creative director.
Huawei launches P8, appoints J’Something as creative director

Friday 3 July 2015 09:16

Chinese multinational company Huawei on Thursday launched the Huawei P8 Smartphone and appointed Mi Casa vocalist J’Something as creative director.

Sport

 Rafael Nadal of Spain prepares to walk off court after losing his match against Dustin Brown of Germany at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.
Nadal loss sends shockwaves round Wimbledon

Friday 3 July 2015 07:36

The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacular halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafa Nadal was bundled out by German qualifier Dustin Brown.

Opinion

South African President Jacob Zuma is also head of the country’s governing ANC.
Why SA’s governing alliance is doing some serious stock-taking

Thursday 2 July 2015 07:20

For the first time since South Africa held democratic elections 21 years ago leaders of the ANC and its alliance partners have gathered for a summit stretching over an entire week.

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

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