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Seventy-nine-year-old Clive Derby-Lewis was admitted to the hospital from prison to be treated for terminal lung cancer. ( )

Derby-Lewis makes another apology to Hani’s wife

Clive Derby-Lewis has again apologised through his lawyer to Limpho Hani, widow of Chris Hani, in his application to the High Court in Pretoria for medical parole for Hani's murder.

Blatter misled us all, says Platini
Monday 25 May 2015 15:03
23 in Durban court for heroin possession
Monday 25 May 2015 13:13

South Africa

Today marks Africa Day.
IEC teaches S Cape pupils social cohesion amid xenophobic attacks

Monday 25 May 2015 17:10

Parents and learners from the Mzoxolo Primary School at George in Southern Cape gathered at the Lawaaikamp community hall to celebrate Africa Day.


Tunisian soldier shot dead after opening fire on colleagues, killing t

Monday 25 May 2015 15:34

A Tunisian soldier opened fire on colleagues at a military base in the capital Tunis on Monday, killing an officer and two others.


Heatwave in India kills 500

Monday 25 May 2015 12:32

More than 500 people have died in a heatwave that has swept across India and is showing little signs of abating, officials said on Monday.


About 2 000 Fort Hare students will benefit from the SRC’s funding.
DA SRC feeds needy students in Fort Hare university

Monday 25 May 2015 15:45

The DA governed Fort Hare University SRC has taken out R450 000 from its budget to provide meal allowances to students who are currently unable to access NSFAS funding from the university.


AfDB sees Africa's GDP growth nearing pre-crisis levels

Monday 25 May 2015 16:47

African economies will grow 4.5 percent this year and 5 percent in 2016, approaching levels last seen before the 2007 global financial crisis.


Battery-powered cars have failed to live up to their initial hype globally, with drivers put off by the slow roll out of recharging stations and limited range.
BMW, Nissan to expand green cars plug-in network

Monday 25 May 2015 15:41

The South African units of BMW and Nissan will build a national grid for electric and hybrid cars to expand sales of vehicles that could reduce pollution in Africa's top auto market.


Three year old Alex DJ takes on the world

Monday 25 May 2015 12:05

He may have not yet mastered the art of signing autographs but a 3-year-old DJ, known as "Arch Junior", from Alexandra township, is ready to take the world by storm.


Blatter misled us all, says Platini

Monday 25 May 2015 15:03

FIFA president Sepp Blatter misled the world of football by reneging on a commitment to step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Monday.


Opinion shapers share thoughts on Africa Day

Monday 25 May 2015 15:50

Some of Africa's leading opinion shapers and activists say over 50 years on, more still needs to be done to inculcate the African Unity discourse and philosophy among Africans.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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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