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The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board.
The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board. ( )

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of Taiwan after a typhoon-hit on Wednesday, killing 47 people.

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Kaizer Chiefs coach, Stuart Baxter, has reportedly been offered a five-deal by SAFA, while he still contracted to his current club.
Baxter mulls SAFA offer
Wednesday 23 July 2014 15:01
Sadtu's four-day conference aims to assess progress and challenges in education
Sadtu conference gets underway in Durban
Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:56

South Africa

Sadtu's four-day conference aims to assess progress and challenges in education
Sadtu conference gets underway in Durban

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:56

Scores of the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) delegates on Wednesday gathered at the Durban Exhibition Centre for the union’s four-day-long provincial conference.

Africa

Boko Haram, which is fighting to carve out an Islamic state in Nigeria, has repeatedly targeted civilians this year, mostly in remote North Eastern Borno state.
Bomb targeting Imam in north Nigeria kills at least 15

Wednesday 23 July 2014 15:24

A bomb tossed off the back of a motorcycle at a Nigerian Muslim cleric killed at least 15 people on a busy commercial road in the northern city of Kaduna on Wednesday.

World

The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board.
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:05

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of Taiwan after a typhoon-hit on Wednesday, killing 47 people.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma was speaking during his budget vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
Zuma condemns hijacking incidents

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:16

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the two incidents of hijacking involving children.

Business

Public offer is not acceptable: Numsa

Wednesday 23 July 2014 12:15

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has bemoaned Seifsa's decision to make public a proposed wage offer to try to end the strike in the metals sector.

Science

Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, 632 people have died from Ebola, according to the latest WHO data
Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts virus

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:27

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said.

Lifestyle

Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.

Sport

South Africa have not won a test series in Sri Lanka since 2003
South Africa mull extra pace option

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:29

South Africa are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin as the one in Galle.

Opinion

Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane.
Opinion: In business; should you follow your passion or the money?

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11:52

We speak to Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane on the whether to follow your passion in life or to find something that will bring you more money when pursuing a career or business.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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