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Large police presence at twins bail hearing

A large police contingent has been deployed to the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Seven aged between 33 and 47 years face charges of murder, attempted murder, business burglary and the Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Seven alleged N West cop killers in court
Monday 25 July 2016 10:53
Seven aged between 33 and 47 years face charges of murder, attempted murder, business burglary and the Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Seven alleged N West cop killers in court
Monday 25 July 2016 10:53

South Africa

The aim of the week is to share information on the scheme.
NSFAS on a drive to recover debts

Monday 25 July 2016 13:05

The students' financial aid scheme, NSFAS, is urging learners to choose careers that are relevant to the country's economy.

Africa

President Robert Mugabe has repeatedly depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments.
Mugabe facing his Waterloo?

Monday 25 July 2016 08:01

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be "facing his Waterloo" after his most loyal supporters, the veterans of the liberation war, abandoned him.

World

Police said 12 people were wounded, including three seriously, in the attack in Ansbach.
Bomb-carrying Syrian dies outside German music festival; 12 wounded

Monday 25 July 2016 07:50

A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria.

Politics

Democratic Alliance says it has candidates in all wards across the country
Corruption remains a major problem in South Africa: DA

Monday 25 July 2016 10:25

The Democratic Alliance says corruption remains a major problem in the country and many of the party's candidates are standing up against it.

Business

The mine, which is majority owned by Anglo American, reported headline earnings for the period of R1.04 billion, down from R2.47 billion in the corresponding period last time.
Amplats ‘delivers on promises’ despite hefty earnings decline

Monday 25 July 2016 12:15

The mine announced that it will keep its promises, when it was reporting on a reduction in the net debt from R12.9 Billion to R9.9 billion while recording a hefty decline in earnings.

Science

Several roads near the Drakensberg have been closed due to snow.
Emergency services rush to rescue snowed in mother and child

Monday 25 July 2016 11:10

Emergency services are trying to reach a woman and her child who are trapped in a car in the snow on a road in southern KwaZulu-Natal.

Lifestyle

Pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins emerges as ATKV MUZIQ winner

Sunday 24 July 2016 20:47

Pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins was crowned the winner of ATKV MUZIQ, the largest classical musical competition in the country, on Saturday night.

Sport

A special police forces officer stand guard outside the Olympic Park less than two weeks before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio scrambles to be ready as athletes, soldiers arrive

Monday 25 July 2016 06:03

In the final stretch before the Olympics more than 60,000 troops took positions across the city, part of an overall contingent of more than 85,000 soldiers, police and other security forces.

Opinion

Killings paint ugly picture ahead of elections

Monday 25 July 2016 10:02

After attacks of election candidates that took place in KwaZulu-Natal on Mandela Day, South Africans can no longer ignore the real threat to democracy.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. 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.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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