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D-Day for Lesotho polls

It is D-Day as the people of Lesotho go to the polls on Saturday.

Speculation is rife that Grace Mugabe is unofficially running Zimbabwe
Mugabe quells wife leadership speculation
Saturday 28 February 2015 07:19
Speculation is rife that Grace Mugabe is unofficially running Zimbabwe
Mugabe quells wife leadership speculation
Saturday 28 February 2015 07:19
EFF leader, Julius Malema
Malema to open EFF's KZN elective conference
Saturday 28 February 2015 06:54
There have been renewed reports of looting on foreign-owned shops in Soweto
Sanco has not right to chase away foreigners: Zulu
Saturday 28 February 2015 06:42

South Africa

There have been renewed reports of looting on foreign-owned shops in Soweto
Sanco has not right to chase away foreigners: Zulu

Saturday 28 February 2015 06:42

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has condemned an instruction to foreigners by the SA Civic Organisation (Sanco) to leave Snake Park in Soweto.

Africa

Speculation is rife that Grace Mugabe is unofficially running Zimbabwe
Mugabe quells wife leadership speculation

Saturday 28 February 2015 07:19

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has rejected reports that his wife, Grace, is unofficially running the country, saying he remains in charge.

World

OSCE reported the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the line of contact in several instances.
Major reduction in combat operations in Ukraine: OSCE

Saturday 28 February 2015 07:02

The special monitoring mission to the Ukraine conflict has reported a significant reduction in combat operations to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Politics

EFF leader, Julius Malema
Malema to open EFF's KZN elective conference

Saturday 28 February 2015 06:54

Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, is expected to open his party's KwaZulu-Natal elective conference in Durban on Saturday morning.

Business

Motorists can expect another hike of over 80 cents a litre for fuel from April 1due to increases in the fuel levy and the road accident fund.
Petrol price set to rise

Saturday 28 February 2015 06:21

The price of all grades of petrol will increase by 96 cents a litre on Wednesday following months of relief at the pumps for motorists.

Science

NASA astronaut Terry Virts Flight Engineer of Expedition 42 is seen during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station.
NASA resolves issue with spacesuit helmet water leak

Saturday 28 February 2015 07:46

Water that leaked into an astronaut’s helmet after a spacewalk on Wednesday poses no threat, clearing the way for another outing to rig the International Space Station for new space taxis.

Lifestyle

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

Friday 27 February 2015 20:31

Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the "Star Trek" science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Sport

It was a first win in eight league games for the Urban Warriors, while the Chilli Boys have now gone nine matches without a win.
Ajax stroll to victory over Chippa United

Saturday 28 February 2015 08:03

Ajax Cape Town made easy work of Chippa United in a 2-0 win at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday night.

Opinion

Budget 2015 exposes SA's poor economic policy making agenda

Thursday 26 February 2015 13:36

Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen argues that Budget 2015’s central failure is the absence of showing leadership in prioritising a clear programme for South Africa.

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.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

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

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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