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The arrests took place two days before FIFA's annual congress, throwing the organisation into turmoil. ( )

United States asks Swiss to extradite seven in FIFA probe

The United States asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in an investigation into a global bribery scandal at soccer's governing body, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said.

Alvin Botes, MEC of Cooperative Governance and Human Settlement in Northern Cape, speaks at the Northern Cape local government summit.
Service delivery tops N Cape summit
Thursday 2 July 2015 14:17
Melice Jacobs’s trail regarding the five dead babies in two freezers at a house in New Brighton in Mthatha will resume in October.
‘Freezer mom’ trial postponed
Thursday 2 July 2015 14:11
Alvin Botes, MEC of Cooperative Governance and Human Settlement in Northern Cape, speaks at the Northern Cape local government summit.
Service delivery tops N Cape summit
Thursday 2 July 2015 14:17
Melice Jacobs’s trail regarding the five dead babies in two freezers at a house in New Brighton in Mthatha will resume in October.
‘Freezer mom’ trial postponed
Thursday 2 July 2015 14:11
Timeshare a scam: Consumer Commission
Thursday 2 July 2015 10:58
Mamelodi Bus commuters stranded as the taxi drivers disrupt AutoPax bus services in the area
Mamelodi Bus commuters stranded as the taxi drivers disrupt AutoPax bus services in the area

South Africa

Melice Jacobs’s trail regarding the five dead babies in two freezers at a house in New Brighton in Mthatha will resume in October.
‘Freezer mom’ trial postponed

Thursday 2 July 2015 14:11

The trial of a 30 year old multiple murder suspect, Melice Jacobs will resume in the Mthatha High court in the Eastern Cape on the 18th of October.

Africa

Libya PM hopes for deal with rivals, Tripoli delays

Thursday 2 July 2015 06:56

Libya's internationally recognised prime minister said he hoped to reach a power-sharing peace agreement on Thursday with his rivals during UN-backed talks to end a conflict.

World

At least 36 die in Philippine ferry sinking, 118 survive

Thursday 2 July 2015 11:04

A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves on Thursday killing at least 36 people, the coast guard and police said, with at least 118 survivors.

Politics

Alvin Botes, MEC of Cooperative Governance and Human Settlement in Northern Cape, speaks at the Northern Cape local government summit.
Service delivery tops N Cape summit

Thursday 2 July 2015 14:17

Service delivery is high on the agenda at the two-day Northern Cape local government summit, currently underway in Kimberley.

Business

Timeshare a scam: Consumer Commission

Thursday 2 July 2015 10:58

According to National Consumer Commission (NCC) director of legal services, Oatlhotse Thupayatlase, most of the people who are buying points as timeshare do not understand what they are buying.

Science

 Dr Greg Boustead and Dr Marius Conradie perform a da Vinci robotic assisted prostate cancer surgery at Netcare Waterfall City Hospital.
New tech to treat prostate cancer

Thursday 2 July 2015 09:20

A precise new technology is set to revolutionise surgery for prostate cancer in South Africa.

Lifestyle

Seychelles battles to save turtles from extinction

Thursday 2 July 2015 14:24

Seychelles is in a race against time to save its turtles – listed as endangered, critically endangered or near extinct.

Sport

Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela opted to stand down on Thursday, one day after he was suspended
Spanish federation chief steps down amid finances probe

Thursday 2 July 2015 14:01

Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela opted to stand down on Thursday.

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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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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