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Police say the children were left alone in the shack at the time of the incident. ( )

Shack fire kills four children in N West

Four children have been burnt to death after their home caught fire in Madibogo outside Mahikeng in the North West.

Watch the launch of the new MDR-TB drug
Friday 24 March 2017 10:00
Taxi rape victims urged to come forward
Friday 24 March 2017 09:47
Watch the launch of the new MDR-TB drug
Friday 24 March 2017 10:00
Taxi rape victims urged to come forward
Friday 24 March 2017 09:47
Woolworths realigns Australia businesses
Friday 24 March 2017 09:27
The atlas was launched shortly before the closing of the UN World Water Summit which kicked off on World Water Day.
The atlas was launched shortly before the closing of the UN World Water Summit which kicked off on World Water Day.

South Africa

Shack fire kills four children in N West

Friday 24 March 2017 11:11

Four children have been burnt to death after their home caught fire in Madibogo outside Mahikeng in the North West.

Africa

Mogae warns UN of worsening crisis in South Sudan

Friday 24 March 2017 06:30

Festus Mogae has told the UN Security Council that there is a heightened sense of alarm that the situation in South Sudan is slipping out of control.

World

Pass health bill or Obamacare stays: Trump

Friday 24 March 2017 08:17

Donald Trump warned Republicans that he wants a vote on Friday replacing Obamacare, warning that if the effort fail, his predecessor's health care reforms will stand.

Politics

ANC’s Lungisa's position remains unclear

Friday 24 March 2017 06:00

It is not clear whether Andile Lungisa is still the regional chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape.

Business

Mthatha hawkers lament police harassment and arrests

Friday 24 March 2017 10:51

Hundreds of hawkers have spent the night at the Madeira Police station in the Mthatha CBD in the Eastern Cape.

Science

Watch the launch of the new MDR-TB drug

Friday 24 March 2017 10:00

World TB day is observed on March 24 each year and is designed to build public awareness about the global effect of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease.

Lifestyle

The girl is receiving counselling after being traumatised by the video going public.
Parents to press charges after teen porn went viral

Thursday 23 March 2017 21:15

People who shared a video on social media of a 14 year old girl performing sexual acts on herself might end up in trouble with the law.

Sport

Black Cap Boult out of Proteas third Test

Friday 24 March 2017 05:36

New Zealand's injury woes continue to mount ahead of the third Test against South Africa.

Opinion

In 2014, an estimated 1.4 million people lost their lives to TB.
New transmission patterns for drug resistant TB pose a new challenge

Thursday 23 March 2017 21:23

The emergence of drug resistant tuberculosis has resulted in scientists taking a more aggressive and urgent approach to research into the development of the disease.

Budget 2017

Minister Pravin Gordhan tables his Budget Speech in Parliament on the 22nd February.

SONA 2017

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 9, 2017. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

SABC TV News Current Affairs

The latest Special Assignment, Fokus, Interface and Cutting Edge programmes. Video now available.

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