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Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, attended the 37th Session of the SADC Parliamentary Forum meeting. ( )

Xenophobia under spotlight during SADC Parliamentary Forum

South Africa has continued to face questions about the recent xenophobic violence directed at African immigrants.

Djokovic recovers as match suspended
Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:12

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Nedbank Economist, Isaac Matshego, addresses how he thinks the Greek are hoping the Prime Minister will fix things for them.
Greek crisis under scrutiny

Tuesday 7 July 2015 07:48

Isaac Matshego, economist from Nedbank says Greece is a country very dependent on tourism and would need a weaker currency in order to survive.


The Mozambique government has taken a stand against poaching by burning elephant tusks and rhino horns.
Mozambique stands against poaching

Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:05

More than 600 elephant tusks and 86 rhino horns have been set alight in Maputo Mozambique.


Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt attends a ceremony commemorating the 50th death anniversary of former UN Secretary General, Dag Hammarskjöld.
Hammarskjöld's plane may have been shot down: Inquiry

Tuesday 7 July 2015 05:33

A UN Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of the second Secretary General has placed the greatest value in claims Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane was shot down.


SACP calls for independent private media regulation

Tuesday 7 July 2015 07:40

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has dismissed any suggestions that it has adopted a hostile attitude towards the media.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande says Athens must move quickly if it wants to secure a cash-for-reform deal with creditors and avoid crashing out of the single cu
Germany, France press Greece to make fast, credible proposals

Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:16

France and Germany told Greece on Monday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity.


WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes

Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:36

Governments around the world should increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to save lives and generate funds for stronger health services.


The late David Masondo, was a lead singer and composer of many hit songs of the kings of mbhaqanga music, the Soul Brothers
Masondo's passing leaves music industry poorer

Monday 6 July 2015 14:34

The death of Soul Brothers co-founder, David Masondo, has left the music industry poorer, a revelation that comes to the fore as condolences continue to pour in after his passing.


Djokovic recovers as match suspended

Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:12

After three hours and two minutes of combat, Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson were forced off court in the twilight with their last 16 clash tantalisingly poised at two sets all.


Greece votes No: experts respond

Monday 6 July 2015 19:10

The Greek people have voted, saying a resounding No to the terms of the bailout deal offered by their international creditors. What will this mean for Greece, the euro and the future of the EU?

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.


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

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

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