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Comrades Marathon 2016 winner David Gatebe. ( )

Gatebe shatters Comrades down run record

South African athlete David Gatebe has won the 2016 Comradess marathon with a record time of 5:18,12, breaking the previous record by Russian runner Leonid Shvetsov of 5:20,49.

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Comrades Marathons raise’s funds for several charities

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:56

The good work of many charities will receive a helping hand from the Comrades Marathon.


With the new commitment, Germany’s total support to the AU since the inception of bilateral co-operation in 2004 exceeds EUR500 million.
Germany supports AU with additional EUR55 million

Saturday 28 May 2016 19:00

The German government has pledged an additional EUR55.5 million in support of AU programmes and joint strategic initiatives over a two-year period.


A spokesperson for Norway's AIBN said it was too early to say what caused the April 29 crash.
Airbus Helicopters denies gearbox may have caused Norway crash

Saturday 28 May 2016 19:49

Airbus Helicopters has acted to allay concerns over the safety of its Super Puma aircraft.


SACP says there is no room for instability in KwaZulu-Natal with the local government elections around the corner.
SACP in KZN concerned about Mchunu’s resignation

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:59

The South African Communist Party says it did feel side-lined by the ANC, upon its decision to relinquish the position of former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu.


Eskom proactively taking steps to meet rising winter demand

Saturday 28 May 2016 14:37

As winter temperatures around the country begin to drop, Eskom has had to revise its weekend maintenance plans to ensure it meets the growing appetite for energy.


An open letter addressed to the global health body had called for the August Games to be moved or delayed to help prevent the spread of Zika virus.
WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears

Sunday 29 May 2016 07:14

WHO has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the Zika virus.


Graig James says the Polo tournament will bring style and elegancy.
Polo tournament to bring excitement to fans

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:45

Graig James South African Polo Association says the level of the tournament is to bring excitement to those who love sport and entertainment.


Gatebe shatters Comrades down run record

Sunday 29 May 2016 11:04

South African athlete David Gatebe has won the 2016 Comradess marathon with a record time of 5:18,12, breaking the previous record by Russian runner Leonid Shvetsov of 5:20,49.


Threat to close Dadaab camp plays on international refugee fears

Friday 27 May 2016 07:53

The Kenyan government says that it plans to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp.

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.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) held its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

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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