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Spitting fire: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu seen with the Dalai Lama
Spitting fire: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu seen with the Dalai Lama ( )

Tutu lashes at ANC-government over Dalai Lama debacle

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has labelled the ANC-led government as a lickspittle bunch over its handling of an application by the Dalai Lama to visit South Africa.

Police officers stand as protesters block the entrance to Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying offices in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong leader plays waiting game
Thursday 2 October 2014 06:23
Police officers stand as protesters block the entrance to Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying offices in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong leader plays waiting game
Thursday 2 October 2014 06:23
Eighty years after its creation, SAA is battling with an ageing fleet and a weak national currency
SAA needs more State financial backing
Thursday 2 October 2014 05:33

South Africa

TAC says it will continue its fight against HIV despite its financial challenges.
TAC faces financial challenges

Thursday 2 October 2014 07:25

The Treatment Action Campaign says it is facing serious financial challenges, after two major donors cut their funding.

Africa

 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to hold a press briefing regarding the political and security impasse in Lesotho.
Ramaphosa to make major announcement concerning Lesotho impasse

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:14

SADC facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make a major announcement in the political and security impasse in Lesotho on Thursday.

World

US nears solution for safe disposal of Ebola waste

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:41

The United States is days away from settling the critical question of how hospitals should handle and dispose of medical waste from Ebola patients.

Politics

"No deal has been done with Russia" : Energy Department

Wednesday 1 October 2014 20:49

Government has reiterated that it has not signed any nuclear deal with Russia.

Business

The department is looking at a new nuclear build programme to generate a total of 9600 Megawatts of electricity.
DA calls for transparency on nuke energy plans

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:43

The Energy department's commitment to complete transparency over the nuclear agreement with Russia is an empty promise, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday.

Science

An estimated 35 000 walruses hauled out on a beach near the village of Point Lay, Alaska.
Lack of ice forces some 35 000 walruses to chill on Alaska shore

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:35

Fast-melting Arctic sea ice has forced some 35 000 Pacific walruses to retreat to the Alaska shoreline, scientists from several US federal agencies said on Wednesday.

Lifestyle

Solar cars competition takes off in Pretoria

Wednesday 1 October 2014 19:52

The 2014 Sasol Solar challenge is currently underway in the country with local teams competing against international teams from the Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus among others.

Sport

Orlando Pirates did not have the greatest of starts this season.
Results and style of play go together: Vermezovic

Wednesday 1 October 2014 20:51

Orlando Pirates coach Vladimir Vermezovic says it's not only results that matter, but the style of play is also crucial.

Opinion

'Economy restructuring needed to reduce poverty'

Wednesday 1 October 2014 11:00

Senior Researcher within the Humanity Faculty at MISTRA, Leslie Dikeni says it is structural problems within societies that creates poverty.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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