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Firefighters battle to control a bushfire in Cape Town's forest, March 3, 2015. ( )

C Town fires under control: Zille

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says the fires in and around Cape Town are under control but it could take a while to put them out.

All vehicles transporting learners will be required to meet minimum standards, regarless of whether they are operating in a private capacity or part of a programme.
New safety standards for scholar transport
Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:55
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says Pakistan need teams to come to Pakistan.
Let us play at home to improve our game: Waqar
Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:01
All vehicles transporting learners will be required to meet minimum standards, regarless of whether they are operating in a private capacity or part of a programme.
New safety standards for scholar transport
Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:55
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says Pakistan need teams to come to Pakistan.
Let us play at home to improve our game: Waqar
Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:01
Lions will play against the Blues in the Super Rugby.
Lions team against Blues
Wednesday 4 March 2015 14:45
Fire fighters continue to work courageously in numerous hotspots.
Rain brings relief to Cape fire crews
Wednesday 4 March 2015 14:19
ANC eThekwini to reconvene conference
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:14

South Africa

The suspects disappeared with the child, who was later sold to another woman for R5 000.
Stolen baby returned to mother

Wednesday 4 March 2015 17:02

A six month old baby boy, who was stolen from his mother in Pinetown, west of Durban, has been found in the city centre.

Africa

Lesotho oppositions form coalition

Wednesday 4 March 2015 17:08

Former Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and deputy Prime Minister, Mothetjwa Metsing have signed an agreement to form a coalition with five other parties.

World

More than 30 killed in coal mine blast in Ukraine

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:02

A blast at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people, a local official said on Wednesday.

Politics

ANC eThekwini to reconvene conference

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:14

The African National Congress (ANC)'s newly-elected eThekwini regional leadership says it accepts the decision of the party's national leadership to reconvene the elective conference.

Business

Ethekwini's Deputy Head of Economic Development Ajith Maharaj says more than R700 million is expected to be pumped into the programme over the next ten years.
Youth Innovation Challenge to help alleviate Durban’s unemployment

Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:59

A project aimed at encouraging unemployed youth and business people to find innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities has been launched in Durban during Youth Innovation Week.

Science

Artist's impression of the Scholz's binary star, a small red star with a brown dwarf companion (at right), as it visited the outskirts of the solar system just 70 000 years ago.
Astronomers spot closest star to ever pass earth

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:45

Astronomers have detected the closest star to ever pass through the earth, other than the Sun.

Lifestyle

 Saba Mbixane succumbed to injuries he sustained during a motorcycle accident last week.
Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter to be remembered

Wednesday 4 March 2015 09:35

The Eastern Cape government has arranged a memorial service for the late Umhlobo Wenene FM veteran traditional music presenter, Saba Mbixane on Wednesday at 12 pm.

Sport

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says Pakistan need teams to come to Pakistan.
Let us play at home to improve our game: Waqar

Wednesday 4 March 2015 15:01

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council and other cricketing countries to return to playing matches in the strife-torn nation.

Opinion

SA’s middle class in a ‘tight financial squeeze’

Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55

South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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