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Lesotho Prime Minister, Tom Thabane.
Lesotho Prime Minister, Tom Thabane. ( )

SA troops not heading to Lesotho: Dirco

The South African government was not immediately sending troops to Lesotho following claims that the neighbouring country had been taken over by the military, Dirco said on Saturday.

SA rowers claim victory in Amsterdam
Saturday 30 August 2014 19:20
SA rowers claim victory in Amsterdam
Saturday 30 August 2014 19:20
Orlando Pirates coach, Vladimir Vermezovic.
Bucs beat City 3-0
Saturday 30 August 2014 17:52

South Africa

BDS South Africa holds nationwide protest against Woolworths

Saturday 30 August 2014 19:37

Pro-Palestinian lobby group Boycott, Divestment Sanctions in South Africa (BDS South Africa), has held a national day of protest against retailer Woolworths on Saturday.

Africa

Lesotho Prime Minister, Tom Thabane.
SA troops not heading to Lesotho: Dirco

Saturday 30 August 2014 20:30

The South African government was not immediately sending troops to Lesotho following claims that the neighbouring country had been taken over by the military, Dirco said on Saturday.

World

Algerian officials have reported that a Ukrainian cargo plane has crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.
Ukrainian cargo plane with 7 on board crashes in Algeria: Official

Saturday 30 August 2014 16:44

A Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.

Politics

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille.
De Lille cautions EFF on taking Parly to court

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:21

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has cautioned the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) not to be too hasty to take Parliament to court.

Business

Economist Dawie Roodt anticipates the petrol price to stay steady for the next couple of months.
Another big petrol price drop or hike unlikely: Economists

Saturday 30 August 2014 15:08

Economists say another big petrol price drop or hike for the rest of the year is unlikely.

Science

A nearly complete skeleton of a mammoth that died 20 000 to 40 000 years ago is pictured near Dallas,Texas in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters.
Texas family to part ways with skeleton of mammoth found on its farm

Saturday 30 August 2014 17:55

A North Texas family, who discovered the skeleton of a 20 000 to 40 000-year-old mammoth while mining through sediment on their farm, is preparing to turn over the remains to a local museum.

Lifestyle

An annual wedding fun run in the Southern Cape sees brides and brides-to-be swapping stilettos for running shoes.
Couples kick up their heels in annual wedding run

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Couples from various parts of the Southern Cape have taken part in the annual wedding run on Saturday.

Sport

SA's Otto takes two-shot lead in Italian Golf Open

Saturday 30 August 2014 19:49

South Africa's Hennie Otto will start Sunday's final round of the Italian Golf Open in Turin with a two shot lead.

Opinion

A Free Syrian Army soldier collects a copy of the Koran from the floor of mosque after a shell slammed into the building in Aleppo, Syria in 2012.
Crossing paths with James Foley in Syria’s war

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Independent journalists reporting in war zones depend on their instincts and luck, writes James Palmer.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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