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There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the quake struck with a magnitude of 7.9, the worst in 81 years. ( )

Devastating Nepal quake triggers deadly Everest avalanche

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people.

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille.
Cape Town is not a racist city: De Lille
Saturday 25 April 2015 12:29
TheJCC dismissed claims that Judge Jeanette Traverso was biased towards Dewani's lawyers
Jacob Zuma assured leaders of the migrant community that foreign nationals are safe
Acting Minister of Public Service Nathi Mthethwa says they can only restructure the package but cannot increase the salary bill.
TheJCC dismissed claims that Judge Jeanette Traverso was biased towards Dewani's lawyers
Jacob Zuma assured leaders of the migrant community that foreign nationals are safe
Acting Minister of Public Service Nathi Mthethwa says they can only restructure the package but cannot increase the salary bill.

South Africa

Last group of Zimbabwean nationals to be transported home

Saturday 25 April 2015 15:12

Last group of Zimbabweans are to be transported to their homes from the Beitbridge border post as authorities conclude the repatriation of its nationals from xenophobia hit areas in SA.

Africa

Abraham Nehemia has described the drought situation in Namibia as serious.
Namibia facing drought disaster

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:26

Acting Permanent Secretary in Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Abraham Nehemia, has described the drought situation in the country as serious

World

Devastating Nepal quake triggers deadly Everest avalanche

Saturday 25 April 2015 15:57

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people.

Politics

Govt launches mobile offices to assist in land claims

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:32

People are flocking into Charles Mopeli stadium in Qwaqwa, in the eastern Free State on Saturday as government launches four mobile offices to assist with the land claims process.

Business

Clive Pillay says that according to an annual report these complaints account for 44% of all cases received by the ombud.
Consumer negligence blamed for ATM fraud complaints

Saturday 25 April 2015 10:48

Reports from banking services indicate that consumer negligence can be blamed for the high numbers of complaints relating to ATM fraud.

Science

The minor earthquake was felt in the Pimville area and West Rand area.
Minor quake hits parts of Johannesburg

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:21

The Council for Geo-science have confirmed a magnitude 2.5 seismic event that hit some parts of Soweto at 8:30 on Saturday morning.

Lifestyle

Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history

Saturday 25 April 2015 15:24

Olympic gold medallist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner said on Friday that he identifies as a woman.

Sport

Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight

Saturday 25 April 2015 14:57

Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather.

Opinion

Zuma responds to Mia Couto' open letter

Friday 24 April 2015 16:32

President Jacob Zuma replies to Mia Coutto's open letter on the xenophobic attacks happening in the country.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

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

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