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Former President Thabo Mbeki has visited Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu at a Cape Town hospital on Thursday.
Thursday 30 July 2015 20:57
Thursday 30 July 2015 20:37
Burundi opposition leader Agathon Rwasa on Thursday took up the position of deputy speaker in parliament after an election which his coalition had boycotted.
Thursday 30 July 2015 18:27
Foreign engineering firms have submitted bids to build a gas plant in eastern Saudi Arabia for state oil giant Saudi Aramco at an estimated cost of $5 billion to $6 billion.
Thursday 30 July 2015 19:04
Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted interim rules on how to deal with disruptions in the National Assembly. These will be presented to the House for approval on Thursday.
Thursday 30 July 2015 20:31
There's strong hope that a wage agreement between gold mining companies and trade unions will be signed next week.
Thursday 30 July 2015 18:31
The Red Meat Abattoirs Association has issued a caution that the possibility of a shortage of livestock vaccines and diseases prevention poses a threat to the red meat industry and consumers.
Thursday 30 July 2015 19:14
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating whether the killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe was part of a conspiracy to violate a U.S. law against illegal wildlife trading.
Thursday 30 July 2015 20:03
Despite facing a tight fixture schedule, Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler wants his team to give a commanding performance against arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs in the annual Carling Black Label Cup.
Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06
When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.
South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.
34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.
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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