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Transport Minister Dipuo Peters addressed members of the media on Wednesday. ( )

Easter road deaths drop

The death toll on the country's roads over the Easter weekend dropped from 241 last year to 193 this year, according to preliminary figures announced by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday.

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KwaShaka High School pupils go on rampage
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:42
Sherpas
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:15
New ICT centre opened in Kimberley
Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50
KwaShaka High School pupils go on rampage
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:42
Sherpas
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:15
New ICT centre opened in Kimberley
Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50
North West on drive to improve matric pass rate
Wednesday 23 April 2014 12:05
21 Icons SA will be aired on Sunday on SABC 3.
21 Icons SA a journey to democracy
Wednesday 23 April 2014 10:30
Afrikaners want economic freedom: EFF
Wednesday 23 April 2014 10:30

South Africa

The Department of Education was on Wednesday presenting its legal arguments over the textbook saga at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Principals blamed for shortage of textbooks in Limpopo

Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:56

The Basic Education Department says school principals are partly to blame for the shortage of textbooks at some Limpopo schools.

Africa

South Sudan peace talks delayed as rebels deny massacre

Wednesday 23 April 2014 08:01

South Sudan peace talks were delayed again on Tuesday as United Nations peacekeepers battle to protect some 22 000 civilians at a base in Bentiu.

World

Sherpas

Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:15

Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas.

Politics

IEC Deputy Chairperson Terry Tselane says they are ready for the poll.
31 million ballot papers already printed for 2014 polls: IEC

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:17

The IEC says it has already printed 31 million ballot papers for this year's general elections and their delivery inside and outside the country is already under way.

Business

Zimbabwe to ease black ownership laws

Wednesday 23 April 2014 10:30

Zimbabwe is to relax its black ownership laws, as the country's economy shows signs of slowing down.

Science

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

Lifestyle

Bodyguard of singer Chris Brown found guilty of assault

Tuesday 22 April 2014 14:06

A judge has found the bodyguard of singer Chris Brown guilty of assaulting a man last October in a judgment likely to influence the trial of the R&B artist on the same charge.          

Sport

Atletico coach concedes Chelsea have advantage

Wednesday 23 April 2014 06:30

Chelsea have the upper hand ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg Atletico coach Diego Simeone said.

Opinion

The ANC’s commitment to transparency in relation to party funding was articulated in its Polokwane resolutions.
Money, politics: a toxic mix that needs to be diluted in South Africa

Wednesday 23 April 2014 09:18

Judith February of the ISS asks who will lead the way in closing this gap in South Africa’s transparency regime when it comes to party funding.

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

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

National Days 2014

The theme for Human Rights Day 2014 is celebrating 20 years of changing lives through Human Rights.

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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