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SA is to host AU summit in Johannesburg
South Africa will host the AU summit in Johannesburg in mid 2015. ( )

SA to host next AU Summit

South Africa will host the 25th African Union summit in Johannesburg, in mid-2015, the Presidency said on Sunday.

Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator.
Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere died in an accident on Saturday.
Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator.
Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere died in an accident on Saturday.

South Africa

SA is to host AU summit in Johannesburg
SA to host next AU Summit

Sunday 1 February 2015 20:52

South Africa will host the 25th African Union summit in Johannesburg, in mid-2015, the Presidency said on Sunday.

Africa

Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator.
Political tension mounting in Lesotho ahead of elections

Sunday 1 February 2015 18:04

Political tension is again mounting in Lesotho, ahead of the February 28 election.

World

Relatives of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh hold his poster as they take part in a rally in his support at the family's headquarters in the city of Karak.
Jordan ready for swap with Islamic State to free pilot

Sunday 1 February 2015 16:19

Jordan said on Sunday it was still ready to hand over a jailed Iraqi militant to Islamic State in a swap deal if a captured Jordanian pilot was released.

Politics

Mmusi Maimane says unemployment and poverty are the enemies of the country.
Unemployment and poverty leading to looting: Maimane

Sunday 1 February 2015 19:42

The Democratic Alliance says the recent attacks on foreign shop-owners are rooted in unemployment and poverty.

Business

Former President Thabo Mbeki chairs the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa
Africa needs to strengthen tax, customs authorities: Mbeki

Sunday 1 February 2015 19:30

Former President Thabo Mbeki says African countries need to strengthen tax and customs authorities as well as their financial institutions to stop the illicit flow of finances from the continent.

Science

Austrian-born US chemist, novelist and playwright Carl Djerassi, known for the development of the first oral contraceptive pill has died.
Carl Djerassi, the man who helped develop "the pill", dies at 91

Sunday 1 February 2015 15:19

Carl Djerassi, an Austrian-born chemist who helped to develop the birth control pill before becoming a playwright and novelist, died in San Francisco on Friday at the age of 91, his family said.

Lifestyle

Simba Mhere's memorial service will be held during the week.
Driver in Simba Mhere accident faces two counts of culpable homicide

Sunday 1 February 2015 20:17

The driver of the vehicle that collided with Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere's car - faces two counts of culpable homicide and another of reckless and negligent driving.

Sport

Ghana national soccer team players listen to their national anthem before their quarter-final soccer match of the 2015 African Cup of Nations against Guinea.
Guinea run ends as Ghana power into semi-finals

Sunday 1 February 2015 21:01

Ghana reached a fifth straight African Nations Cup semi-final with a 3-0 stroll over a disappointing Guinea on Sunday thanks to goals from Christian Atsu and Kwesi Appiah

Opinion

Eugene de kock's long-time friend and political commentator, Professor Piet Croucamp speaks about his friendship with De Kock, De Kock’s view on his incarceration, and much more.
De Kock believes FW should be in jail – friend

Friday 30 January 2015 16:03

Former Vlakplaas commander, Eugene de Kock has been granted parole. He allegedly believed he should have been incarcerated – but that FW de Klerk should have joined him in prison.

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.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its annual 'January 8' statement and 103rd anniversary in Cape Town, Western Cape on 10 January 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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