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The ring of fire on the mountain peaks above Chapman's Peak that has been raging since Sunday continues to burn brightly. ( )

Crews intensify efforts to extinguish Cape Peninsula blaze

Helicopters will again be deployed to the mountains of the Cape Peninsula on Tuesday to water-bomb a raging fire.

The mall collapsed in November 2013 killing two people and injuring 29 others.
Tongaat commission of inquiry continues
Tuesday 3 March 2015 07:30
The mall collapsed in November 2013 killing two people and injuring 29 others.
Tongaat commission of inquiry continues
Tuesday 3 March 2015 07:30
Andre Brink died last month while on a flight to Cape Town from Europe.
Andre Brink remembered in Cape Town
Tuesday 3 March 2015 07:00
  Basotho went to the polls on Saturday.
D-Day for Lesotho
Tuesday 3 March 2015 06:00
President Hifikepunye Pohamba
President Hifikepunye Pohamba

South Africa

Crews intensify efforts to extinguish Cape Peninsula blaze

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:50

Helicopters will again be deployed to the mountains of the Cape Peninsula on Tuesday to water-bomb a raging fire.

Africa

President Robert Mugabe held his elaborate birthday party in Victoria Falls on Saturday.
Zimbabwe oppossion slams Mugabe "racism"

Tuesday 3 March 2015 06:45

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change on Monday criticised President Robert Mugabe's "crude and racist remarks" against white farmers.

World

Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran.
Iran must halt key nuclear work for at least a decade: Obama

Tuesday 3 March 2015 06:33

Iran must commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, US President Barack Obama told Reuters on Monday.

Politics

National Assembly debate to put spotlight back on Zuma

Tuesday 3 March 2015 07:10

The National Assembly will debate a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma today.

Business

Consumers warned amid fuel price hike

Tuesday 3 March 2015 06:00

A reminder to motorists to fill up.

Science

Viewers to be 'biggest losers' during digital migration

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:15

The National Association of Manufacturers in Electronic Components has warned that television viewers stand to be the biggest losers during South Africa's migration to Digital Terresterial Televison.

Lifestyle

SANParks targets youth on anti-rhino poaching drive

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:45

In a bid to fight rhino poaching, the South African National Parks (SANParks) has decided to educate young people about the dangers of rhino poaching.

Sport

Proteas win toss and bat against Ireland

Tuesday 3 March 2015 05:33

South Africa skipper AB de Villiers won the toss and opted to send his unchanged side in to bat first in their World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at Manuka Oval on Tuesday.

Opinion

Somadoda Fikeni says fraudulent qualification is worrying among officials in South Africa.
'Fraudulent qualifications give SA a bad name'

Monday 2 March 2015 11:20

Political analyst Professor Somadoda Fikeni says fraudulent qualifications among officials is worrying.

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.

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