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Four people have been killed on the Northern Cape roads since the start of the Easter weekend. ( )

Easter holiday death toll soars

Three people have been killed and five others injured in a head-on collision between a bakkie and a car on the R56 near Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape.

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South Africa

Easter holiday death toll soars

Saturday 19 April 2014 20:20

Three people have been killed and five others injured in a head-on collision between a bakkie and a car on the R56 near Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape.

Africa

New militant group claims responsibility for Friday blast in Cairo

Saturday 19 April 2014 18:07

The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo.

World

Strong 7.5 magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea

Saturday 19 April 2014 16:59

An earthquake with a magnitude 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday.

Politics

NFP welcomes over 100 ANC, IFP members

Saturday 19 April 2014 17:18

The NFP has welcomed more than 100 new members from other political parties during its election campaign in Kwa Caluza, in Pietermaritzburg.

Business

Amplats latest offer hope for hard hit economy: Economist

Saturday 19 April 2014 16:44

Economic expert Dawie Roodt says the latest offer by the major platinum mines to AMCU is good news for the country's economy.

Science

NASA robotic spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

Saturday 19 April 2014 18:10

A robotic US spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface.

Lifestyle

Diamonds and Dorings music festival celebrates 20 years of democracy

Saturday 19 April 2014 19:54

The 13th annual Diamonds and Dorings music festival has started at the Langley resort outside Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

Sport

Sundowns go six clear at the top

Saturday 19 April 2014 20:20

Mamelodi Sundowns extended their lead at the top of the table to six points with a 1-0 win over Moroka Swallows, at Dobsonville Stadium, in their Premiership match on Saturday evening.

Opinion

Dixon stepped outside field of expertise: Forensic expert

Friday 18 April 2014 09:10

Forensic Scientist, Doctor David Klatzow says the defence's second expert witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial, Roger Dixon, has stepped outside his field of expertise.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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